Interviews

TALL BLACK GUY – in 10 Records

Since we’ve started hearing his first productions in 2010-2011, we’ve jumped on the Tall Black Guy‘s bandwagon who is one of the producers who manages to keep us interested in the “beats” scene. A scene which we’ve loved for many years but does leave us feeling hot and cold. Detroit’s Terrel …

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SLOW TO SPEAK – in 10 Records

The owners of the Dope Jams record store located in Catskills, NY are the perfect example of DJ’s who live up to their reputation. Francis Englehardt and Paul Nickerson, known as the DJing duo Slow To Speak bring that same infectious energy whether they are DJing in a club, illegal …

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LEFTO – in 10 Records

We sat down with Belgium’s LEFTO, one of our favorite music taste-makers in the world and asked him about a few of his favorite records. The man is an inspiration when it comes to keeping an open mind to all styles of music, both old and new. We could have …

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TENDERLONIOUS – in 10 Records

Seeing as we are huge fans of 22a music, we wanted to ask Tenderlonious, one of the founding members of the collective, about some his influences and favourite records. 22a is a London-based label which specializes in vinyl only releases and despite only having 3 releases so far, they are …

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MNDSGN – In 10 Records

We have been fans of MNDSGN (pronounced Mind Design) aka Ringgo Ancheta for quite some time now. Since the late 2000’s the Philly born, LA-based has been making a name for himself in the “beat scene”. But contrary to most of the movement which tends to follow formulas, he makes …

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DJ DAY – in 10 Records

Despite his incredible production and DJ-ing skills, California’s DJ DAY is in our opinion still under rated. He’s the type that fits the expression “your favorite DJ’s favorite DJ”. In 2014 artists and labels often resort to gimicks and shouting louder than the next guy. Not DAY. The man is just too busy …

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ANDY SMITH – in 10 Records

(Photo Credit: Food Republic) Andy Smith made his name on the UK music scene in the mid-90s as the official tour DJ and sample supplier for the massive Bristol-based trip-hop act Portishead. The response to his opening sets for that band prompted Smith’s decision to release his own mix album …

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DJ NU-MARK – in 10 Records

As a veteran in the west coast underground scene, taste maker DJ and a member of the beloved hip hop group Jurassic 5, DJ Nu-Mark needs no introduction. “Uncle Nu” is one of the most inspiring and one of our favourite DJ’s around. To celebrate the release of his new …

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TESSELA – in 10 Records

Since his first release in 2011, we’ve been big fans of the British producer known as Tessela who has been tearing it up with releases on R & S, 2nd Drop and Punch Drunk. At a time when the electronic music feels like it’s always focused on the “flavor of …

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