Future Classics

Future Classic: Tha Connection “I Want It Back” (R.I.P Guru)

Super dope stuff from NY duo Tha Connection. This is the first I hear of them but I’ll be on the look out for their upcoming releases. This is the kind of straight up boom bap hip-hop that I think we all miss. Don’t sleep on this one. I’ve been …

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Future Classic: Shigeto “Unrelentless Drag” (Mike Slott Remix)

I was just finishing my latest podcast and I just didn’t manage to squeeze in all the tracks I wanted to so I thought i’d share a few. This is dope dope stuff from mr. Mike Slott. I love his solo productions, remixes and the stuff he has put out …

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Black Sheep - From The Black Pool Of Genius
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Future Classic: Black Sheep “Splash”

Well first off it’s a great surprise for me to post something on Black Sheep in my “Future Classics” section and not in “Forgotten Treasures“. Black Sheep used to be one of my favorite groups back in the day. I even had both the white and black t-shirts… but I …

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Future Classic: Teebs “Anchor Steam”

(Almost) brand new heat from up and coming producer yet another dope Los Angeles producer TEEBS. Ok i’m a little late to talk about this one because this is 6/10 of the Los Angeles series put together by the awesome ALL CITY label. Previous editions of the L.A featured Dam-Funk, …

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Future Classic: SBTRKT “Step in the shadows EP”

The SBTRKT project has been making a lot of noise in the last year remixing some of the top names out there and pumping out a few quality EP’s in 2010. I had been playing a few tracks of his but this is by far his most complete work so …

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Zion I
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Future Classic: Zion-I “The Sun Come Out”

Brand new heat from Oakland’s Zion I. The duo has been flying under the radar for years and hopefully the release of their new record called “Atomic Clock” helps them get more attention in the scene. I’m loving this track right here (it’s podcast material for sure!)… it really makes …

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Buddy Sativa
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Future Classic: Buddy Sativa ft. Onra “Peripecia”

Had the pleasure of hanging out with Balthazar Dao aka Buddy Sativa a few weeks ago when he rolled through Montreal with Onra. He was playing keys for Onra’ month long US tour. On top of being a really nice guy the dude can play those keysss! He gave me …

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Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Trio Ternura “A Gira” (1973)

Dj Tahira from Sao Paolo, Brazil came by my house this week and treated me (and you!) to a really great guest mix full of rare groove, soul and Brazilian music of course. (check out the mix here) He played a lot of jams that had be jamming but this …

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Future Classic: Gangrene (Oh No + The Alchemist) “Take Drugs”

I had kinda read somewhere that this was a project to keep an eye on. Gangrene is the name of a new collaboration between Oh No (Madlib’s younger brother) and producer extraordinaire The Alchemist. Well, judging from the first single and video, i’m gonna like this… a lot…

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