New Artist Okho is a young and innovative producer from Italy. With ‘Alprazolam,’ he brings us his personal take on today’s lo-fi beat scene.
Essential Listening Parisian producer, Onra, drops his third solo LP on the All City label titled, “Fundamentals”. This record, a paean to 90s hip hop & r n b long players, is a LP which wears its golden era inspirations proudly on its sleeve. Far
Essential Listening The Japanese based producer, Budamunk, drops the incredible, ‘The Corner,’ in smokey boom-bap style. On the album he teams up with various emcees such as EVISBEATS, KOJOE, 5lack, MCKOMICKLINICK, ISSUGI & PUNPEE and more.
A one-of-a-kind music journey awaits… Guillermo Scott Herren’s ability to marry the manic to the melodic has always been uncanny, but here it feels downright magical as the songs inhale with his trademark sense of urgency…then exhale in longer, more revealing breaths. The prismatic textures
New Artist/Essential Listening SHUNGU is a beatsmith based in Brussels, Belgium who’s been steadily working on his beat making skills via his MPC 2000XL. With a strong influence from the likes of Madlib, Dibiase, Budamunk and J Dilla he’s managed to carve out an ever-changing
Bastard Jazz Present: Lord Echo vs. DJ Day Soundboard maestros Lord Echo and DJ Day link up across oceans to trade remix duties on each other’s top tunes, flipping the pair onto a heavily dubbed out Double A-side single pressed up on frothing white vinyl.
Essential Listening Millennium Jazz drop their fifth location release and get digging in the crates for that Afro Beat and Afro Jazz sound of Nigeria. Once again the group chose their favourite artists or bands to flip and fuse Jazz Jousters style. They have already
Artist Spotlight: Knxwledge Knxwledge (pronounced “knowledge”) is a 26 year old, Los Angeles based beat maker. Standing out in a sea of producers rising from the L.A. beat scene, the prolific artist and record collector produces his sound by creating a pastiche of soul, jazz
Is this really the end for Jonwayne? We’ve always been great fans of Jonwayne, so the news that he’s retired has been received with great confusion and and little distressed.
Essential Listening Never one to play by the rules and experiment with the weird and wonderful, the opening track, a gospel track, is testament – Mndsgn goes in on this one staying true to form. Get involved with a diverse array of sounds from gospel,
Essential Listening Imbued with love, honesty, and selflessness, “The Good Fight” is virtuosic in its musicality, direct in its language, and infinitely relatable.
Stream Machinedrum’s Tribute to DJ Rashad DJ Rashad was, is and will forever be a legend. Not only was he a Footwork and Juke pioneer but also one of the hardest working DJs and producers I’ve ever met. The dude really never stopped working. He
Must Listen! Enter those bloody alleys blocked off with yellow tape and chalk outlines. Secret backrooms riddled with sly crooks and blunt smoke. Slink into the underworld, the seedy shadowland owned by Jeremiah Jae and L’Orange on their noir-hop opus, “The Night Took Us In
Essential Listening For the passed 3 weeks Swarvy has been dropping a new volume to his, “Stunts” series. Get ready to have your ears filled with sultry grooves, master sampling and sounds to just vibe out to. Stunts, Vol. 1 by SWARVY Stunts, Vol. 2