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Exclusive Premiere: Naphta “Stalking Knights”

The latest offering from Poland’s Naphta is inspired by “Purple” Dubstep from Bristol. Until now the basis of Naphta production was the creative use of samples, but this time the style of his work has changed. Naphta snatched up electric and bass guitars, percussion, keyboards, and drum machines, completely giving …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Sam IRL “Trust” (Freerange Records)

Vienna-based producer Sam IRL is back following up on some stellar releases on Jazz & Milk making the best crunchy, MPC-driven jazz-infused House music dating back to 2006. With “Rain Technique”, his first EP with Freerange Records, Sam has delivered four tracks which perfectly showcase his production skills and knowledge …

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House / Techno Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Fred Everything “Wherever You Go”

Here’s the first teaser from Fred Everything’s upcoming LP “Long Way Home”, coming out in June on Lazy Days Recordings. For the first single ‘Wherever You Go’, Fred keeps things sunny and Balearic, welcoming in the summer sun. The rhythms are jacking, but the melody keeps it cool and breezy. …

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Electronic

Video Premiere: Hunrosa Performs “Ransome” Live

Sam Vicary aka Hunrosa is an electronic music producer capturing the wild organic senses of his childhood and anchoring it with a darker 2am undercurrent. His latest offering ‘Ransome’ is a heavily rhythmic journey, full of textured hand percussion and soaring strings, accompanied by the beautifully melodic vocals of Alice …

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Hip-Hop Modern Funk Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Potatohead People “Do My Thing ft. Kapok & Illa J” (Bastard Jazz)

Comprised of Vancouver producers and multi-instrumentalists Nick Wisdom and AstroLogical, Canadian duo Potatohead People boast a number of noteworthy accolades thanks to a their signature sound drawing influences from ’90s Boom-Bap, future Soul, classic Jazz, Deep House, and Boogie/Funk. Beginning with a series of EPs including their landmark “Kosmichemusik” EP, …

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House / Techno Modern Funk

Space Ghost Discusses Latest LP “Endless Light”

Celebrating their 10 Year Anniversary as a label, Tartelet Records has lined up a nice release schedule for 2018 from label mainstays and new signees. To kick things off, they’ve set free “Endless Light”, the new record from Oakland newcomer Space Ghost. Coming on like a brainchild to Dam Funk …

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Afro Jazz Latin

Waaju Discuss Forthcoming LP & Premiere “Kaolack”

Olindo Records is delighted to present its second release and first LP by London based Afro-Latin Jazz quintet Waaju. A project that never stands still, Waaju’s members have been busy as part of other ensembles (Caravela, Bahla, Jordan Rakei, and Ashley Henry to name a few), which means they cherish …

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Eclectic

Art Of The Mixtape Contest 2018

Dimensions Festival & Music Is My Sanctuary have teamed up to present the second edition of the Art Of The Mixtape project. The Prize: win a trip (see details below) to this year’s Dimensions Festival (August 29 – September 2, 2018) in Pula, Croatia. In order to win, you must …

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Beats

Exclusive Premiere: Jonny Drop “All This Trouble” (Albert’s Favourites)

‘All This Trouble’ is the first track to land from Jonny Drop’s 2nd album “The Only Sound”. Warm, hazy Jazz is covered by a patchwork of percussion and beats that clearly display his sensibilities as a drummer. This early taste of the new album, due in June, is one of …

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