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Honeydrip’s “Anti-Ego” EP gets the Remixxx treatment

We caught up with Montreal’s Honeydrip – who we are massive fans of both her production and DJing – to celebrate the launch of the remix EP of her “Anti-Ego” release. The project was heavily influenced by the symbiosis of black culture and electronic music. It is an extension of …

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Anushka “Bad Weather” (STR4TA Remix)

Out today, “Bad Weather (STR4TA Remix)” is the latest release from future soul and electronic duo Anushka. Transforming the track with their iconic Brit-funk style, Gilles Peterson and Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick AKA STR4TA immerse Anushka’s vocals in a dancefloor groove tinged with explorative electronic melodies and lively instrumentation. According to …

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Jaubi ‘Nafs at Peace’: album of year contender

This exaltation of Jaub’s ‘Nafs at Peace’ album on Astigmatic Records is long overdue, mainly thanks to the world spinning back to action around the time of it’s release. Now the perfect is timing, since as we come to the end of the year we naturally look back at our …

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The Brkn Record ‘Architecture of Oppression Part 1’

A concept album of incredible depth, ambition and urgency from Jake Ferguson of The Heliocentrics. ‘Architecture of Oppression Part 1’ contains an expose on the experience of black Britons, across multiple generations, A contemporary soundtracked by amalgamation of psychedelic jazz and soulful strings, sublime vocal performances from the likes of …

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Bex Burch & Leafcutter John go ‘Boing!’

Minimalist percussion meets exuberant synths on ‘Boing!’, a first-time pairing of like-minded artists, electronics auteur Leafcutter John, and composer, percussionist and gyil player Bex Burch. Today they share their new collaborative album via Vula Viel Records and a complementary video for “In The Moments” by Leafcutter John. An album that …

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Forgotten Treasures

Ritmo Fantasia: Balearic Spanish Synth-Pop, Boogie and House (1982-1992)

Plucked from the outer limits of the Spanish underground comes Ritmo Fantasía. The 21 track selection curated by Trujillo, a Venezuelan producer, DJ and record collector based in Berlin, explores the forgotten corners of the 1980s and early 90s Spanish music scene. Veering through early bleep and hip house, electro, …

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Beats Unlimited EP (Diskotopia Records)

We are super excited to kick off the 2021 summer proceedings with this absolute killer self-titled mini-album from Beats Unlimited, a new and exciting collaboration between Doc Sleep and Glenn Astro. San Francisco native Melissa (Doc Sleep) met Ninja Tune affiliate Konstantin (Glenn Astro) after she moved to Berlin and …

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Forgotten Treasures

Arthur Lyman “Island Vibes” (1980)

Releasing August 27, 2021, Island Vibes Island Vibes paints a meditative canvas of the Hawaiian Islands’ natural beauty. Merging the sounds of nature along with his resounding vibraphone, Arthur Lyman and producer Gordon Broad created an ambient-jazz-field recording album that exhibits the pure weightlessness of Lyman’s music and the tropical allure of Hawaii.  Originally recorded with Broad Records, who’s …

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Ruth Goller ‘Skylla’

Bassist, vocalist, composer, environmentalist and now solo artist, Ruth Goller launches her dark and brooding debut album today. Hailed by the Guardian for her “thunderous bass-guitar hooks’, Goller helped lay the foundation for the UK’s jazz renaissance whilst playing in many of its most influential and popular bands, from her …

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