Interviews

Move Closer To The Swing, Melody, And Vibe Of Steve Spacek

UK singer/producer Steve Spacek should need no introduction! With a stellar discography stretching back eighteen years, his work continues to excite and surprise in equal measures. Transcending genre and style, he instead focuses more on swing, melody, vibe, and atmosphere. From his forward-thinking music in the early 2000’s with the …

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UK’s Legendary Broken Beat Crew CoOp Unveil Their Next Moves

The renaissance of London’s legendary CoOp Presents nights is a continuation of the spirit of UK’s Broken Beat movement dating back almost 20 years. Now, the crew has started their own CoOp Presents label to showcase artists in the Broken Beat scene. They’ve been kind enough to share a track …

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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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AYBEE Articulates The Alphabet of Rhythm

Fifteen years deep into a riotous and defiant career, AYBEE – the multi-platform artist from Oakland, California and founder & chief alchemist at the Deepblak imprint doubles and triples down on the credo of ‘jumping off the ledge’ when creating his own dynamism of techno and house music. “The Motion …

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Digging Beyond The Crates With Mad Mats

The word curation has been overused these past few years, it now belongs with all the other buzzwords we hear and raise our eyebrows at. Yet, music curator is probably what best defines Stockholm’s Mad Mats. Before a track makes it onto one of his DJ sets or one of …

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The Essentials of Omar: An Interview & Tribute Mix

My first introduction to Omar was around the mid 90s, which were also my early teens, at a time when I was still scratching the surface of what would eventually become my musical taste. As the years went by, I realized that with each new album, his name would pop …

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Talking Parallels With Nosaj Thing

If you ask anyone who is a fan of LA’s Beat Scene about Nosaj Thing, they will tell you that without a doubt, he is one of the founding members of the movement. Nosaj Thing (real name Jason Chung) started his career off by attending one of LA’s first Low End …

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Alec Mansion Celebrates The Rebirth of His 1983 Boogie Funk Treasure

This Friday, July 7, 2017 we celebrate the long-awaited reissue of Alec Mansion’s self-titled LP via Be With Records. Boogie Funk aficionados have been looking forward to this reissue for a long while, especially considering that the original pressing is quite expensive and obviously hard to find. Alec Mansion (born …

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Bullion Celebrates The 10th Anniversary of “Pet Sounds: In The Key Of Dee”

It seems like just yesterday that a young unsigned British producer by the name of Bullion put out his debut release: the unofficial (but officially dope) “Pet Sounds: In the Key of Dee”. In internet years, 2007 seems like ages ago: Myspace, blogspot pages, RSS feeds, CD-R’s. Musically it was …

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