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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

45 king mix

loads of funk and breaks in this mix by the 45 king.

damien marley - dem neva mek it

Jr Gong hits us with a new single taken from the new ghetto youths international compilation. peep it here.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

DJ Nu-Mark's Vinyl Collection - Crate Diggers



uncle nu's record collection..... impressive!!!

CinematicTV: Joey Bada$$ x Pete Rock Eckō Studio Sessions



The chocolate boy wonder in the studio with Joey Bada$$. By the sounds of it this is gonna be a hot album!!!

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

SUMMER MIX by Charliebucket on Mixcloud

A new mix of some sounds I've been feeling lately.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Donald byrd mix by Giles Peterson




Legendary UK tastemaker "Giles Peterson" drops a mix of his favourite Donald byrd tracks out of respect of the jazz legend who sadly recently passed. One of this mixes def worth having.

peep here

Potatohead People - Blossoms feat. Claire Mortifee




New EP from Vancouver/Montreal crew "Potatohead People""kosmichemusik". Seriously dope new hip hop featuring some great vocals from "Claire Mortifee" and some fresh raps from Legend from the D "Frank Nitty" from "Frank & Dank" fame.

Nothing but sweet soul beats, tight raps and smooth vocals peep the EP here

Saturday, February 16, 2013

LION BABE - Treat Me Like Fire



Heard Dj Lefto drop this on friday night. Brand new r&b soul. Beautifully done! watch out for this lady!

Thursday, February 14, 2013

DJ DAY - LAND OF 1000 CHANCES




Its been a while since we heard from Dj Day. His seminal 2008 release "The Day Before" was a big influence on me and a record I have happily kept in my bag since. Upon listening to "Land of 1000 chances" I can honestly say it is some of day's more experimental work.  Jazz, instrumental rock and hip hop all get touched in this release.

executively produced by "Thes One" of "People under the stairs" fame and featuring some top notch muso's such as "Kat 010" from "Crown city Rockers", Land of 1000 chances is an honest and beautiful release. Despite the personal demons Day had to fight see below.

The idea for all of this was to go back to my roots and encapsulate the last few years of what was going on in my life. I needed to get away from the clean, over-produced music I was making that had slowly put me in a creative corner cover the last 5 years. I was stuck. It’s not in me to make electronic music (I suck at it to be honest) and I didn’t want to re-hash the cut and paste stuff I had done before, so what the fuck do I do now? I go back. Back to the first album I ever made in a bedroom in Palm Springs with an EPS, my cousins drum kit and some records. I had to get back to where I came from in order to harness where I was now. Fuck layering and smothering songs to oblivion. These needed to breathe. Keep it intentionally sparse and simple. It had to be about creating a vibe and sticking to it. Not throwing in a random dance cut or having it cluttered with guests. It had to be honest and real. Somewhere along the way, I ended up drinking way too much, traveling and hanging out way too much and on the precipice of divorce. They say write what you know, so I did.   -  Day

peep the release here

Thursday, February 7, 2013

TOKiMONSTA feat. Kool Keith - The Force (Official Video)




LA Beat maker "TOKIMONSTA" Drops this tribal percussive future hip hop slammer with "Ultramagnetic Mc's" frontman "Kool Keith". Amazing tune!!!

check the vid.