Exclusive Premieres

Exclusive Premiere: Planetself “Breathe The Mantra (feat. Illuminati Congo)”

Planetself consists of Misumami on vocals, Inkswel aka Ras Krishna on production, and Mista Monk on the raps. The bonus track from their debut EP “Breathe The Mantra” is a Jazzy Hip-Hop Soul ode to the concept of ‘Inner Peace’, featuring Mista Monk on raps featuring special guest, the Chicago …

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Exclusive Premieres

Exclusive Premiere: lojii “six9 ft. vida jafari (prod. heaprize)” (Youngbloods Records)

“lofeye” is a concept album and personal testament that Philadelphia rapper lojii (fka uhlife) has been piecing together over the last three years. After giving only hints with 2015’s ‘no ebola’, 2016’s ‘dutti’, and 2017’s acclaimed collaborative album “due rent” with producer Swarvy on Portland-based imprint Fresh Selects, he’s finally …

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Balance Radio Show

BALANCE – Show #535 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

Winter hibernation’s over and I’m glad to be back! Stayed away from the mic on this first show of the year and simply let the music do the talking, so below you’ll find a longer description than usual…bear with me! If January’s any indication, 2018 should be the year of …

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Future Classics

Shrimpnose “Sullen” (Dome Of Doom Records)

Minneapolis producer Shrimpnose brazenly swims upstream against the conventional thought of what sonic attractiveness should be. “Sullen” is a seven-track, 15-minute display of beauty being discovered in the bleakest of moments. Playing like an emo beat tape specifically constructed for a skateboarder on the lam who sips lean along the …

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Exclusive Premieres

Exclusive Premiere: Pursuit Grooves “Defensive Play” (What Rules Records)

It’s been 3 years since the Toronto-based genre-defying music producer has released a project. During that time Pursuit Grooves was building her graphic/product design alias “MO:delic Arts“, and now she’s back with a heavy hitting industrial yet funky take on instrumental electronic beats that harkens back to the days when the …

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Interviews

Seventeen Years In The Making, Dabrye Completes His Trilogy With Three/Three

For the casual music listener, the name Dabrye might not ring any immediate bells. But for someone who enjoys Experimental Hip Hop, left-field instrumentals, or is a fan of the early-2000s Beat Scene, they’ll tell you that Tadd Mullinix aka Dabrye is the one of the original pioneers of approaching …

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Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: Ash Walker (Deepheads, London)

This mix was inspired by Reggae and Jazz that you can shake a leg to in the dance. I was blown away by seeing Anderson .Paak perform last year in Finsbury Park, and love Kaytranada’s sound. There’s also some other big inspirations of mine in there including Azymuth, Parliament, and …

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Exclusive Premieres

Exclusive Premiere: Braxton Cook “Pariah (Kiefer Remix)” (Fresh Selects)

‘Pariah’ is the second song to be remixed from singer/saxophonist Braxton Cook’s 2017 debut LP, “Somewhere In Between”. Los Angeles producer and pianist Kiefer re-interprets Braxton‘s original sessions for the track, adding a bass-filled new groove to the beat and replacing the piano with his own solo in it’s place. …

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Exclusive Premieres

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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Crucial Material – January 26, 2018

Some big ones coming through the speakers this week, damn! No funny business with the latest yield of releases, and that is a fact. It’s left it hard for us to pick a favourite… so we’ll leave that up to you! Go get ’em. Chris Dave and the Drumhedz “Chris …

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Exclusive PremieresFuture Classics

Exclusive Album Premiere: Trailer Limon “Change Of The Guard”

Trailer Limon (aka Daniel Meisenheimer) is a Bay Area based multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter. As one-half of Boogie-Funk duo The Pendletons, he has produced sought-after records such as the 2010 underground 7” ‘Coming Down’, and most recently the 2016 up-tempo hit ‘Gotta Get Out’, which was released on Gilles Peterson’s …

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Boom Music

BOOM MUSIC – Show #41 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro w/ Mr Pedro [NTS])

For our 41st Boom Music show and the first of 2018, we had the pleasure of being joined by Mr Pedro, one of our favourite DJs and a permanent presence on London’s NTS Radio since its inception via The Extended Play Sessions. He’ll also be joining us at JAMuary 5 …

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