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Exclusive Premiere & Contest: Duke Hugh “Poly Valence” (La Freund Recordings)

Back in 2015 Duke Hugh challenged himself to produce a beat-a-day. In 2016 these tracks are finding their way onto vinyl, starting off with Duke Hugh’s premiere on Rhythm Section International. Duke’s tracks are driven by beats with subtle hints to Hip Hop – one reason that formed the love …

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CLOSED Exclusive Premiere & Contest: SUPERGOD “Expecto”

SUPERGOD is the brand new project from legendary UK MC King Kashmere (Strange U) and Avant-beat producer Bambooman (Accidental). Their self-titled EP drops on the 3rd of March and will be available on wax and digital via Bambooman’s own Health imprint. Although the two have crossed paths over the years, …

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Premiere: Mike Collins “Steppin Out” (from Lost Tapes 1983 – 1989)

A few months ago, we had the immense pleasure of interviewing Mike Collins, the man behind the seminal SunPalace “Rude Movements” EP released in 1983. (Link) The SunPalace reissue/remastering project led by BBE was one of our highlights of 2016 but now comes an even bigger surprise: turns out there …

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Exclusive Premiere: Ivan Conti “Mamao’s Brake (IG Culture Remix)”

Ivan ‘Mamao’ Conti is one of the greatest drummers on earth. A true rhythmic innovator, he is Brazil’s answer to Tony Allen, Steve Gadd, and Bernard Purdie (no small claim considering the country’s famed samba connection). Known by most as one third of Azymuth, his career spans far beyond with …

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Video Premiere: The Mixtapers “Love Is The Way”

There’s no better title then “Love is The Way” to get the new year started. The Mixtapers hit the studio performing a deep, emotional, and slow funky track, this time using mostly analogue synths, keyboards, old drum machines and live percussions to get their fresh and very personal sound. Last …

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Duke Hugh Comes Out Swinging With Debut EP on Rhythm Section

Since launching in 2014, Rhythm Section has grown into one of the most trusted and impactful independent labels, championing underground electronic music of all kinds, from house to jazz, soul and beats. The label continues to be a great platform for introducing new artists, and for their 16th release comes …

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Exclusive Premiere: Fredfades “Fade Away” + SRAW “In The Smog”

Oslo’s Mutual Intentions is one of our favorite young creative crews and record labels. In addition to the visual team, the music crew consists of Ivan Ave, Fredfades, SRAW, Yogisoul, Ol’ Burger Beats, John Rice. The squad had a killer 2016 and to kick off 2017 right, they are opening …

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Paper Tiger feat. Pyramid Vritra “Ooh”

Following the very well-received and anticipated release of Blast Off, Wah Wah 45s’ space funk meets experimental hip hop outfit, Paper Tiger, are back with a new single – Ooh. Featuring the unmistakeable flow of LA-based rapper Pyramid Vritra (former Stones Throw signee and Odd Future affiliate), this second single …

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Exclusive Premiere: Souleance “A Raw Excursion”

via Excursions: The second release on the Excursions imprint; this time a trilogy of treats from French duo DJ Soulist and Fulgeance, aka Souleance. These guys have been busily producing a series of delectable releases for a decade now. Crafted primarily with the dancefloor in mind, Souleance weave together an …

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