Future Classics
Broken Beat

Tenderlonious & The 22archestra “The Shakedown” (22a)

via SOTU: World Exclusive to Sounds Of The Universe – only 200 copies! Following on from the success of Tenderlonious’s “On Flute” EP – a hybrid mix of live flute and produced beats – the 22a label boss offers up a new live project alongside his newly founded 22archestra. This …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Neue Grafik “Soul Conspiracy” (22a)

via 22a: Since it’s inception in 2013, 22a has continued to showcase emerging, underground UK talent. Having initially focused their output around a core group of south London producers – such as Mo Kolours, Al Dobson Jr and founder Tenderlonious – the label has now reached beyond the Channel for …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Henry Wu “Deep in the Mudd” (Eglo Records)

Henry Wu (aka Kamaal Williams of Yussef Kamaal) returns to Eglo Records following on from his joint EP with K15. “Deep In The Mudd” is a heavy weight 6 track EP which journeys through Broken Beat, House, Hip Hop and Jazz. The previously released “Negotiate” ft. Simeon Jones, which originally …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Tatham,Mensah,Lord & Ranks “Two Way Here One Way Go, No Facetime (errors​)​, BBQ” (2000BLACK)

via Twistedsoul: The collective talents of Dego, Kaidi Tatham, Mr. Mensah and Matt Lord combine once again for 2000Black. From the opening afro-tinged percussion of “Two Way Here One Way Go” you know this 3-tracker is going to be special. Delectably soulful and deep is where it’s at on “No …

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Forgotten Treasures
Broken Beat

Forgotten Treasure: Recloose “Cardiology” (2002)

One of those albums that perhaps got lost in the midst of the future jazz hype during the early 00’s, Matthew Chicoine’s “Cardiology” easily stands the test of time. Spanning 8 varied tracks with a cast of notable musicians such as Paul Randolph, Malik Alston, and Jerry the Cat; and …

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Exclusive Preview
Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Karizma “Church Chords”

“Footwork House Jam #1” on In-Beat-Ween Music is a homage to the global house culture and the eponymous Moscow-based club night in particular. The idea behind this compilation is to provide the fuel for house dance culture and house movement to expand further on, blurring the boarders and eliminating the …

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Exclusive Preview
Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Kaidi Tatham “Shims” (First Word Records)

First Word are keeping it moving for 2017 and welcoming Kaidi Tatham into the fold, with a firing four-track EP, “Changing Times”. Kaidi is a talented multi-instrumentalist that’s produced, featured, remixed and performed with an array of artists across numerous genres; jazz, soul, broken beat, hip hop and beyond. Perhaps …

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Brazil Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Ivan Conti “Mamao’s Brake (IG Culture Remix)”

Ivan ‘Mamao’ Conti is one of the greatest drummers on earth. A true rhythmic innovator, he is Brazil’s answer to Tony Allen, Steve Gadd, and Bernard Purdie (no small claim considering the country’s famed samba connection). Known by most as one third of Azymuth, his career spans far beyond with …

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Guest Mix
Broken Beat Disco House / Techno

MIMS Guest Mix: IGOR JADRANIN (Belgrade, Serbia)

Hailing from Serbia’s beautiful capital city of Belgrade, Igor Jadranin has had quite a successful year in terms of releases and exposure! Through Asley Beedle’s Back To The World label he released his “Boulevard EP” which received support from many A-list DJ’s like Laurent Garnier, Kenny Dope, Shur-I-Kan as well of all of …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat Electronic

Future Classic: Jay Daniel “Broken Knowz”

Jay, now 25 years old, has become one of the leading artists in the latest generation of Detroit electronic music-makers. In the five years that he has been on the scene, he has released the “Scorpio Rising EP” on Theo Parrish‘s Sound Signature Records, “Karmatic Equations” on Kyle Hall‘s Wild …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat House / Techno

Future Classic: The Cyclist “Pressing Matters”

via Hypercolour Records: The Cyclist produces, what he has termed “Tape Throb”. “Tape Throb” is described as musical excursions into techno dance that echo the production techniques and warm sounds of the electronic pioneers, taking his cues from the likes of Throbbing Gristle and Boards Of Canada. His releases to …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Future Classic: Tatham, Mensah, Lord & Ranks “Cascade, … EP”

The four-headed Broken Beat monster is back for another fantastic EP on the 2000Black imprint. The collective consisting of Dego, Kaidi Tatham, Mr Mensah and Matt Lord, released their eponymous album in 2012, then followed it up with the “Off The Christmas List” EP last year and now return with this three …

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