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UK’s Legendary Broken Beat Crew CoOp Unveil Their Next Moves

The renaissance of London’s legendary CoOp Presents nights is a continuation of the spirit of UK’s Broken Beat movement dating back almost 20 years. Now, the crew has started their own CoOp Presents label to showcase artists in the Broken Beat scene. They’ve been kind enough to share a track …

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Beats Broken Beat Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Horatio Luna “Safe Sesh” (Forthcoming Desktop Zealots Tape)

Moonshoe Records is proud to present MSHT002 “Desktop Zealots” – the forthcoming mini-album cassette from Melbourne natives Horatio Luna, an associated act of the notoriously talented 30/70 collective. With one man at its core (Bassist Henry Hicks) and an ever-changing backline; Horatio Luna’s output is constantly evolving – this time …

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Boom Music
Broken Beat Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz

BOOM MUSIC – Show #40 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro)

There has been so much good new music this past year, so trying to fit everything in one show was impossible! Jazz, particularly from the UK and Chicago, was outstanding this past year, so that’s well represented here, with the likes of Makaya McCraven, Emanative and Binker & Moses providing …

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Broken Beat Jazz Latin

Exclusive Premiere: Kaidi Tatham “I See What You See” (First Word Records)

First Word close out 2017 with the return of Kaidi Tatham, following up his “Changing Times” EP with another killer 4-tracker – this one entitled “Hard Times”. For those who don’t know already, Kaidi is probably best known for his work with Bugz In The Attic. His body of work …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Beraber “Forest Rain” (La Freund)

The third release for La Freund Recordings comes from Amsterdam resident Beraber. Consisting of four strong and very diverse tracks and a jazzy, piano-heavy remix by Chicago House legend Vincent Floyd, “Sun Ritual” works just as well in the club as it does at home. After working in Hiphop and …

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Broken Beat Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Altered Natives “Back2Bruk (Remember Your Heart)” (Eye4Eye Recordings)

Altered Natives shares his eighth album “The Black Album”, which hits hard with hypnotic precision and demonstrates a strong sense of knowledge, capability, and execution. In his own words, Altered Natives describes his thoughts and processes of the album: “This is my eighth album, an album which was written in …

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Guest Mix
Broken Beat Eclectic

MIMS Guest Mix: Cengiz (Best Of All Worlds, London)

In true Best Of All Worlds fashion keeping it as eclectic as possible, the inspiration for this mix came purely from all the mind-blowing music I’ve been receiving lately. The mix includes music from some of my favourite artists, a few unreleased bits, as well as one of my forthcoming …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Sabrina Malheiros “Clareia (IG Culture Remix)” (Far Out Recordings)

Following Sabrina Malheiros’ brand new album entitled “Clareia” comes three major remixes from three major players from the now multi-generational broken beat scene. Henry Wu, Dego (2000black) and IG Culture have assembled for an irresistible late summer bruk-samba trip. We are very happy to present to you a remix from …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Kyle Hall “Eutrophia Sevan” (Wild Oats)

via Wild Oats: Wild Oats proudly presents a new 7 inch from Kyle Hall entitled ‘Eutrophia Sevan’. This project is an ode to the earth and its plant based life forms that give us sustenance, nurturing, and knowledge through both its cultivation, observation, and consumption. It is my understanding that …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Tatham,Mensah,Lord & Ranks “Simmering” (2000BLACK)

via JUNO: It would seem we’re back on the Christmas card list… 2000 Black supergroup comprising the likes of Dego, Mensah and original Bugz members Lord and Tatham have been slowly ramping up their releases again, and this year has seen their largest output yet. Simmering & The Long Climb …

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Beats Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Bessa “Picked Yours” (Handpicked Cassettes)

We bring you ‘Picked Yours’ from Glaswegian producer Sam Bessa’s “Arapahos” – a collection of singles taken from the forthcoming “Nice Pictures” LP. The release showcases Bessa’s ability to play the games of both the bedroom beatmaker and the professionally polished producer, bringing his signature brand of pineapple funk straight …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Various Artists “CoOp Presents: Selectors Assemble” (First Word Records)

via First Word Records: We are very proud to present a heavyweight EP in collaboration with seminal groove collective, CoOp: ‘Selectors Assemble’. It’s been almost two decades since a bunch of music makers, bored of the genre constraints of their time, began toying with time signature and syncopation to birth …

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