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Crucial Material
Eclectic

Crucial Material – Best Releases of the Week (September 7th, 2018)

After a week hiatus because of Dimensions Festival in Croatia, we’re back in the loop to bring you our weekly selection of some of the best brand new releases! A ton of good albums and EPs were put out these past couple weeks, and like always we tried to keep …

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Crucial Material

Crucial Material – Best Releases of the Week (August 25th, 2018)

Good albums just keep coming! To help you avoid the task of sifting through hundreds of new releases every week, we’ve selected what we think are the best… hopefully you discover something new! The Gondwana Orchestra (feat. Dwight Trible) “Colors” Colors by The Gondwana Orchestra (feat. Dwight Trible) Genre: Jazz …

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Guest Mixes
House / Techno Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: Partner Music (XVI Records / High Praise, London)

Partner Music of XVI Records and High Praise Edits takes us around the world with this mix that blends sounds from all across the globe. “Calling upon aspects of African, Indian, Brazilian, Jamaican, Colombian, Turkish and Tamil sounds thrown in with Disco, Electronica, House and carefully chosen Edits. This mix …

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Playlists
Reggae

Equiknoxx Selects: Bobby Digital Productions (Picked by Gavsborg)

(Photo Credit by Jik Rueben) Gavsborg: “For kids growing up in Kingston in the ‘90s there was a particular sound that you couldn’t avoid.” Whether you were a fan of Reggae, Dancehall, or just a patron, you could always count on a particular style of Jamaican music in the background …

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Crucial Material
Eclectic

Crucial Material – Best Releases of the Week (August 18th, 2018)

Good albums just keep coming! To help you avoid the task of sifting through hundreds of new releases every week, we’ve selected what we think are the best… hopefully you discover something new! DJRUM “Portrait With Firewood” Portrait With Firewood by Djrum Genres: Electronic / Orchestral Label: R&S Purchase Really …

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Artist Spotlight
Electronic Worldwide Sounds

3 Steps To: Clap! Clap!

If explosive, joyful percussion mixed with earthy electronics is your thing, get to know Clap! Clap! Hailing from Italy, his music makes a global impression with a rowdy mix of worldwide rhythms (some of which he actually records while out on the road). He’s been featured everywhere from Joseph Capriati’s …

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Guest Mixes
Eclectic House / Techno

MIMS Guest Mix: BAVSS (Bar À Vinyle, Montreal)

For the newly founded BAVSS (Bar à Vinyle Sound System), the musical approach is based on different shades of House music centered around Groove and Funk. The two long time friends and even longer time music lovers are DJs and record collectors with an eclectic and open approach to the …

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Artist Spotlight
Electronic Reggae

3 Steps To: Equiknoxx

Kingston, Jamaica’s Equiknoxx emerged as one of Dancehall’s most innovative production teams during the 2010s. What makes them stand apart from the rest is their ability to make both classic Dancehall hits as well as extremely left-field Dub Techno-inspired rhythms. It all stems from the same place, but it’s always cool when …

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Guest Mixes
Brazil Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: Balako (Greco-Roman Records, Rio de Janeiro)

Known for blending a vast array of styles from House to Salsa to Carimbo to ’70s Disco and Funk, Brazilian duo Balako (an ’80s slang word meaning ‘a good type of mess’) deliver a superb mix of summer grooves! Inspired by their vibrant city and its unique inhabitants named Cariocas, …

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Artist Spotlight
Electronic Worldwide Sounds

3 Steps To: DJ LAG

For those who don’t know, DJ LAG is considered one of the pioneers of the distinct club sound of South Africa known as Gqom (pronounced gom). Hailing from Durban and producing music since 2010, DJ LAG (real name Lwazi Asanda Gwala) has been turning some major heads on his rise …

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Crucial Material
Eclectic

Crucial Material – Best Releases of the Week (August 11th, 2018)

Another week means another crop of stellar releases. To help you avoid the task of sifting through hundreds of new albums, we’ve selected what we think are the best releases of the week. Hopefully you discover something new! Tirzah “Devotion” Genre: Leftfield R&B / Alternative Pop Label: Domino Purchase I …

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Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Reissue Of The Week: Shawty Pimp “Still Comin’ Real” (Gyptology Records)

An impossible-to-find 1995 Memphis rap tape gets pressed to vinyl for the first time by Gyptology. Southern Rap is a style that’s been replicated, changed, edited, and added for effect throughout the years of rap music’s popularity, but this album comes straight from the source of the most genuine and …

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