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Hip-Hop & Beats

Exclusive Premiere: Meem “Think Carefully” feat. Serocee (Tokyo Dawn Records)

Australia’s pioneer of beatmaking returns with one of his strongest releases to date. Forging new collaborations with vocalists worldwide (Manchester, London, New York, Jamaica, Toronto, Arizona), this new release is a rock-solid collection of conscious hip hop and future reggae vibes. Encompassing his own distinctive vision of music production, Meem’s …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: The Pur Royale Project “Christopher” (Worldship Music)

After a nearly 20 year hiatus, Aaron Paar’s Worldship Music imprint is back in full effect with its 3rd and final release of 2019. Greg “Ski” Royal, the mixing engineer for all of the Teflon Dons releases to date steps from behind the mixing board to flex his production chops …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Reggie Dokes “Walk In The Light” (Mate Spain Records)

Madrid-based label MATE is back with the third in it’s “From Detroit to Madrid” trilogy which has previously seen Detroit’s Javonntte & Gari Ramalis join Madrid’s Jesus Gonsev & Rafa Santos on the first 2 releases. This time another Detroit legend, Reggie Dokes (Pychostasia, People of Earth, Sistrum) is invited …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Sefi Zisling “Flip Mode” (Tru Thoughts Recordings)

“Flip Mode” is the second-single from Sefi Zisling, Tel Aviv’s top trumpeter sophomore album – ‘Expanse’. Inspired by Sun Ra’s use of abstract melodies on the jazz-fusion classic ‘Lanquidity’ – “Flip Mode” embraces the free-funk, creating a distinctive groove that allows the track to stand out from the rest of …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Gaijin Blues “Grief, The Aftermath And A Faint Hope”

Musicians and gaming nerds Gaijin Blues (Naphta and Playstation Yoga Music) continue to leave their controllers aside and pay respects to the greatest video games ever made…but this time they’re going one step further into the adventure..with a full-length 8 track concept LP. Inspired by Japanese Role Playing Games and …

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Exclusive Premiere: Levitation Orchestra “Mystical Yang” (Astigmatic Records)

Levitation Orchestra – a collective ritual of creativity There is no denying that UK jazz has been on everyone’s lips for several years now. Away from the hustle and bustle of music media focusing on London jazz stars, Levitation Orchestra was founded by trumpeter Axel Kaner-Lidstrom (Cykada). Best kept secret …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Roman Rauch “Oh Yeah” (Precious K’s Rawmix)

One of the key figures in the Austrian house scene is definitely Roman Rauch. The MPC wizard has released quality tracks on cult labels like Philpot, klamauk, Quintessentials, Dirt Crew and Faces Records during this decade. After 3 remixes and a collaboration with Precious K as Twinpeaks, he will return …

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Exclusive Premiere: Sofatalk “Play With Words” (Broken District Records)

Broken District launched this well styled label in 2018 and is a combination of the creative minds of Jus Jam, Momla and Antwan. Exploring alternative sounds, the label blends influences of House, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Funk, Soul, and other experimental beats. The roster includes SofaTalk, Sam Irl, Turbojazz, Marian Tone, Jus …

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Beats

Exclusive Premier: Pablo Valentino “Inspiração” (Eureka! Records)

EUREKA! is a house / deep house imprint and one of Tokyo’s most influential club nights since 2012. The label reaches across the globe with its roster of Atjazz, Detroit Swindle, Kyodai, Jamie 3:26, Lay-Far & Mad Mats. Their ethos is ‘Quality House Music, Never Betray’. Pablo Valentino is a …

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