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Exclusive Premiere: Pursuit Grooves “Defensive Play” (What Rules Records)

It’s been 3 years since the Toronto-based genre-defying music producer has released a project. During that time Pursuit Grooves was building her graphic/product design alias “MO:delic Arts“, and now she’s back with a heavy hitting industrial yet funky take on instrumental electronic beats that harkens back to the days when the …

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House / Techno Jazz Soul & Funk

Crucial Material – February 10, 2018

You know what time it is! I think it’s safe for us to say that Far Out Records has been on a heavy winning streak these past few weeks, so we definitely had to pick a couple from their latest catalogue additions. There’s also some Belearic-tinged Funk, some stoney throwback …

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Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Alexey Lanvin “Your Eyes” (Gulf Point Records)

Gulf Point’s expanding roster delivers a twist with the introduction of Vienna-based Alexey Lanvin. Men’s fashion connoisseur by day, his new EP “One Look” diaries Alexey’s private persona as he broods over the octaves with acutely romantic flair. His series of short online videos hint at a realm where long …

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Beats Electronic Hip-Hop

Seventeen Years In The Making, Dabrye Completes His Trilogy With Three/Three

For the casual music listener, the name Dabrye might not ring any immediate bells. But for someone who enjoys Experimental Hip Hop, left-field instrumentals, or is a fan of the early-2000s Beat Scene, they’ll tell you that Tadd Mullinix aka Dabrye is the one of the original pioneers of approaching …

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Electronic Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Laura Misch “Lagoon”

Saxophonist, producer, and singer-songwriter ​Laura Misch​ releases her brand new single “Lagoon”. Laura’s​ ​main instrument is saxophone, and her particular focus has been using electronics to generate saxophone soundscapes. She makes both instrumental music and songs primarily on the cyclical themes of: connection, presence and release, the saxophone threads throughout …

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Soul & Funk

Win A Copy Of Magic In Threes’ “Finnish Funk / Shot Through The Grease”

Meet Magic In Threes – one of Nashville’s best kept secrets when it comes to stoney Soul grooves that sound straight from the 1970s. It would come at no surprise to find one of their various 7-inches tucked away in a 45 box simply marked “Soul” in sharpie at an …

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Eclectic

Crucial Material – February 2, 2018

Welcome back to another week of fantastic new music! This week’s selections touch on some heavy remixes, 12″ must-haves, minimalist nerve-coolers, and Irish rarities. Enough squawkin’ – let’s go! Hector Plimmer “Sunshine Remixed Sampler” (Albert’s Favourites) Following Hector’s acclaimed Sunshine LP on Albert’s Favourites, the label has put together a …

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Beats Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Braxton Cook “Pariah (Kiefer Remix)” (Fresh Selects)

‘Pariah’ is the second song to be remixed from singer/saxophonist Braxton Cook’s 2017 debut LP, “Somewhere In Between”. Los Angeles producer and pianist Kiefer re-interprets Braxton‘s original sessions for the track, adding a bass-filled new groove to the beat and replacing the piano with his own solo in it’s place. …

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Afro House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Mpumi “Isilima” (Kalahari Oyster Cult)

Kalahari Oyster Cult presents the reissue of sought-after Kwaito album “Singapore” by Mpumi. Originally released in 1995 on Kariba Records, this album has been in the crosshairs of collectors for a long time. All tracks from the original LP were restored and pressed over 2LP for your listening pleasure. Kwaito …

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