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Exclusive Premiere: XOA “Bump”

Taken from the forthcoming ‘Program Change’ EP, on “Bump”, XOA achieve a sublime blend of solid drums grooves, warm, atmospheric synths & Rhodes, and soul stirring saxophone. Once simply the artist name of South London based producer XOA (aka Nick Tyson) is set to return this month with not only …

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Video Premiere: Silvan Strauss “Shades” (Forthcoming on Kabul Fire)

Today’s video premiere sees drummer/composer, Silvan Strauss, performing a live take on forthcoming single “Shades” – recorded live at Cineteatro Scala, Maputo, Mozambique, featuring Muhamago on mbira and electronics. Crunchy Madlib-soaked beats, pulsing contemporary jazz and analogue studio fx collide on 2021 Hamburg Jazz Prize winner and drummer/composer, Silvan Strauss’s …

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Exclusive Premiere: Misuso “Appreciate” (Chezz Remix)

Today’s premiere comes from Boogie Cafe’s Mususo. Following his downtempo focused ‘Friends & Family’ album, BC boss Chezz puts a broken beat & house leaning spin on “Appreciate”. Chezz turns “Appreciate” into a real journey of warm, low slung chords, and skippy broken beats. The Boogie Cafe co-owner adds elements …

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Exclusive Premiere: Skygaze “Minor Mood”

First play and an exclusive video premiere on this infectious house number from Spanish producer, Skygaze, nom de plume of architect-by-day, Jamie Tellado, from his forthcoming ‘Astral Trip’ EP on Flumo Recordings. Architect by day and musician by night, Jaime Tellado picks up his Skygaze alias again and returns to …

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Exclusive Premiere: Ayala (IT) “Fuse”

An exciting premiere this afternoon as we introduce Italian producer and musician, Ayala, and the laidback grooves of “Fuse”, forthcoming on Batov Records. The third taste from Ayala’s forthcoming ‘Views’ release, “Fuse” is a full-bodied slow groover, the steady Afrobeat rhythm and bassline complimented by laidback horns and synths. Francisco …

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Video Premiere: Bex Burch & Leafcutter John “Boing! Live at Servant Jazz Quarters”

Bex Burch & Leafcutter have been developing their joyful, experimental project, Boing!, which was first recorded in lockdown over zoom, for live audiences. Today we can share this beautiful moment from their Servant Jazz Quarters show in February alongside the announcement that the duo will perform at this year’s Gent …

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Exclusive Premiere: Re:Fill “Stillness” (Ben Hauke Remix)

Ben Hauke, one of our favourite producers working across broken beat, jazz and the wider electronic musical landscape, puts his own special spin on “Stillness” by Italian jazz funk duo, Re:Fill. Comprising of Gaetano DeCarli on drums and Stefano De Santis on keys, with their interest in the energies of …

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Exclusive Premiere: MNTH “Demanda E Despejo”

We are excited to premiere another track from Brazilian experimentalist MNTH, slamming experimental synths into live drum breaks. “Demanda E Despejo” is taken from his forthcoming ‘Iminente’ EP on London-based Mais Um. The piercing synth riffs, reminiscent of Caribbean carnival steel pan melodies, unravel in real time around wildly energising …

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Exclusive Premiere: Dundundun “Can Do”

An irresistible slice of dancefloor-ready Afro-Brazilian fusion, “Can Do” is taken from Bristol 6-piece Dundundun’s second EP for the ever relevant hometown label Worm Discs. Following their sold-out self-titled EP, Dundundun are poised to share their ‘Future Hope’ EP, featuring special guest, poet, visual artist and filmaker Nadeem Din-Gabisi, and …

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Exclusive Premiere: Melchior Sultana “Mirage”

Deep, warm and emotive electro from Maltese producer and multi-instrumentalist Melchior Sultana. “Mirage” is the second single taken from Melchior’s forthcoming album ‘Self Reflection’, for the Oath imprint. Starting right out of the blocks, Melchior’s signature warm chords sit comfortably atop an intricate rhythmic display, and as time passes Sultana …

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Exclusive Premiere: Broj “Brothers”

Upcoming Dutch duo, Broj, impress on “Brothers”, an emotive acoustic-meets-electronic number for the Nie Wieder Schlafen imprint. “Brothers” is taken from Broj’s otherwise more house-focused EP, called ‘Revere’, that follows a handful of self-releases and another EP for Minds Alike. Their Nie Wieder Schlafen debut hosts 3 diverse productions, ranging …

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Exclusive Premiere: Nikitch & Kuna Maze “La Di F… Da”

Nikitch & Kuna Maze cue up a deadly dancefloor banger for the much-loved Brighton imprint, Tru Thoughts. France-via-Brussels duo Nikitch & Kuna Maze aka Nicolas Morant & Edouard Gilbert mark a strong return to form announcing new album ‘Back & Forth’. Building on the signature sounds the duo developed on …

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