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Nina Simone - The House Of The Rising Sun (1968)
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Nina Simone “House Of The Rising Sun” (1968)

No lengthy introduction needed; the recording speaks for itself: Nina Simone performing “House Of The Rising Sun” live at The Bitter End in NYC in 1968. This is one of those songs whose mythos is as dense as the register  Read more  »

Ta-ku - Dowhatyoulove
Future Classics

Future Classic: Ta-ku “Dowhatyoulove”

No stranger to delicate mixes of boom-bap and future sounds, Australia’s very own Ta-ku treats us to a new release, Dowhatyoulove. The 18 instrumental tracks of the records illustrate how little it now matters where in the world people are  Read more  »

Shad & Skratch Bastid - The Spring Up EP

Shad & Skratch Bastid “The Spring Up EP”

Coming ahead of Shad‘s new Flying Colours LP, the MC teamed up with collaborator Skratch Bastid to record a five-track EP they released to highlight the coming of the summer season. Described as “the result of fortunate timing, grapefruit Perrier,  Read more  »

Mutek 2013 photo recap

Photos: Mutek 2013

Mutek is always synonymous with the beginning of the summer season in Montreal, and this year was no exception. Highlights include scorching heat, thunderstorms, diverse acts and world premieres. Here’s our picture recap:

Six Vicious - Ghostride The UFO
Dj Mixes

Mix of the Day: Six Vicious “Ghostride The UFO”

There’s sometimes that strange malaise when trying to paint a portrait of someone by presenting the body of work they produce. No matter how old or recent, abundant or scarce, diverse or precise the material is, it is always a  Read more  »