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The Nativist – ‘Various Options’ (Paxico Records)

The medication. The legendary Jamaica Queens born and raised producer, The Nativist, schools us on some of what he has to offer. At times brutal and heavy, his music reflects his deep appreciation for sound system pressure and the subtleties afforded by the tempo.

SHADES – ‘Powers of Two’

Alix Perez & Eprom are “SHADES” Alix Perez is the alias of Alex Depauw, the established drum & bass producer originating from Charleroi, Belgium. EPROM is the long-term adopted moniker of Alexander Dennis, a West Coast artist with early roots in mid-tempo bass and hip-hop.

XLR8R Podcast 424: SHADES (Alix Perez & EPROM)

The storm before the storm… In anticipation of their new collabrative project, “Powers of Two,” dropping later today, XLR8R invited Perez and EPROM for their contribution to the XLR8R’s podcast series. This is what they submitted.

Alix Perez & Eprom Present: ‘Shades’ EP

Must Listen! Bass assassin dream team Alix Perez and EPROM debut “Shades”, a commanding new EP on Alpha Pup Records. Fresh and dynamic, the four-track release tickles the limbic system with gravity-distorting bass and inspired hooks.

Anarchostar Presents: Silkie – ‘Fractals’

New Artist/Essential Listening Silkie’s heavily anticipated third studio album “Fractals” as well as the second chapter in the label-long space opera of the Anarchostar has arrived. The album plays host to a different, more cosmic, wide-range of ideas and influences from Solomon; all laid out

Introducing: JETS – ‘THE CHANTS’

New Artist/Album Preview JETS (Jimmy Edgar x Machinedrum) sophomore official release, their highly anticipated debut on ULTRAMAJIC see’s the two artists display an approach to production that deals in the paradoxes and ambiguities of both studio songwriting and raw live performance; a somewhat soothing amalgamation

Caoutchou Presents: Rubber Beats Vol. 5 by V.A

Before the beginning of time… For their fifth Rubber Beats compilation, Caoutchou Records brought together 25 artists from Belgium and beyond. As usual you’ll hear a cross-boundary mix of different, forward-thinking styles.

Mndsgn “frugal earth” Mixtape

The other-worldly Los Angeles producer just dropped the Frugal Earth mixtape, which features about 28 minutes of music and some insane artwork. Be sure to download your copy!

Kaytranada Spring Mixtape for Bromance

Put a spring in your step, this mix is sooo dope! As Kaytranada would say, “Dance to the music you ugly muthapukkaz.” The DJ, who just released his Spring Mixtape for Bromance Records, is a little bit hip-hop, a little bit electronic and lotta beat

Shak. – “Empty Rooms”

Whoa!!! Hold the phone! After just uploading shak.’s collaborative effort with fellow Netherlands producer, Oiigi, we find that shak. has just released Empty Rooms. Wow! It’s pretty amazing! This album’s sound reminds me a lot of XXYYXX.