Crucial Material

Crucial Material – July 12th, 2020

Too much incredible music and way too little time! That’s what our weekly record rundown is all about. We comb through the hundreds of new EP’s and Albums every week and share nothing but the crucial releases. In our humble opinion of course! As always we hope you make some …

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Future Classics

Greg Foat “Symphonie Pacifique”

London-based pianist Greg Foat has dived into a wide range of sounds over the last few years on some incredible releases for both Jazzman and Athens of The North, experimenting with soul-jazz, cinematic library music, techno, pastoral acid folk, and ambient electronic tones. For his debut release on Strut Records, …

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Forgotten Treasures

Nathan Davis Sextet “Peace Treaty” (1965)

via SOTU: “One of the first true moments of genius from saxophonist Nathan Davis – originally released in the mid 60s for the tiny SFP label – and a record that’s even rarer than his early classics for MPS! The sound here is similar to the MPS sides – a …

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Crucial Material

Crucial Material – July 5th, 2020

We’re back!! A lot of you have been asking and asking when our weekly Crucial Material rundown would finally return. Well, ask no more here it is! As always we hope you make some nice discoveries and feel free to encourage these artists/labels if you do! Enjoy and have a …

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The Koreatown Oddity “Little Dominiques Nosebleed”

via Stones Throw: “The Koreatown Oddity is Dominique Purdy. This album tells the origin story of his “supernatural powers and spiritual awakening,” the results of two car accidents that occurred in his childhood while growing up in Los Angeles’ Koreatown district.” Little Dominiques Nosebleed by The Koreatown Oddity for more …

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Byron the Aquarius “Invitation to Openness”

Holy fuck this is good! Byron the Aquarius low key just dropped this 7-track masterpiece on his artist bandcamp. Over the years the man has been refining his own blend of late 70’s/early 80’s inspired jazz-funk meets raw electronic music with releases on sure shot labels like Apron, Wild Oats, …

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Forgotten Treasures

Luomo “Vocalcity” (2000)

An all-timer right here. Finland’s Vladislav Delay under his Luomo moniker crafted one of the finest house albums bar none. Alongside early 2000’s minimal / deep classics like Herbert’s “Bodily Functions”, The Other People’s Place “Lifestyles of the Laptop Cafe”, Isloee’s “Rest” this is a timeless record! Vocalcity 20th anniversary …

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Lexsoul Dancemachine “Lexplosion II”

Lexsoul Dancemachine’s 3rd album “Lexplosion II” will be out via Funk Embassy Records on May 29th. The 8-track LP provides fire power for the funk-soul-disco DJ, albeit remaining a pleasure treasure for the leisure listener. First time ever, the 6 piece Estonian group has invited collaborators: the loose-wristed guitar funk …

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Gilles Peterson Presents: MV4

Gilles Peterson presents a time capsule of musical magic on this exclusive. Taken from a day of live sessions in London’s legendary Maida Vale Studios – studio MV4 to be exact, it was originally intended just for Peterson’s BBC radio show broadcast on 20th October 2018. Struck by what a …

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