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DJ Ivan6 – SCRAM EP

DJ Ivan6 released his SCRAM EP through the good folks at Pragmatic Theory.  Ivan6 is a busy chap by all accounts but still manages to push out quality tracks 8 of which can be heard on this dope debut. To quote the Pragmatic Spin doctors; “ Crunch, warmth, deep wide kicks, synths, cuts, dust, and…

Hairy Hands – YNA

Bandcamp were kind enough to give mans the all-important heads up on new material from Hairy Hands. „YNA“ is the first single from the progressive multi-instrumentalist. The upbeat & introspective track sees the Hairy Handed one musing about ones position in this vast universe. The Imaginative and creative the track, bounces with the trademark Hairy…

Peter Clinton – [CPR009] „First Movment“

Belgium-based Cosmic Pop Records released Peter Clinton’s „First Movment“ earlier this month. It has taken a while to fully digest the project’s 13 tracks. Jazz-drenched jams where Clinton combines jazz with modern vocals. Ever wondered what Future would sound like with soothing strings and jazzy breaks? Wonder no more. First Movment is a download worthy…

Record Stores: Berlin

Berlín je dalším lehce dostupným a fajn městem, díky kterému lze snadno a rychle rozšířit vinylovou sbírku. Sice je to už rok od poslední návštěvy této metropole a věřím, že zrovna Berlín je místo, kde jde vše hodně dopředu a nové vinylshopy tu vznikají rychlostí blesku. Níže je pár MUST VISIT tipů na zaběhnuté, ověřené shopy, které…

The Lytics – Friction

I have been into Winnipeg’s rap outfit since their infectious jam, „They Said“ which dropped a few years back. The five-piece crew have been busy with a fresh EP on the horizon and these visuals (shot in Tokyo) for their single entitled „Friction“. Check the Avery Stedman directed 4 minute video to see the chaps…

Meyhem Lauren – Badmon Ting

I have been lucky enough to visit „the Island“ a number of times. Each visit more enjoyable and touching than the last. I can say that Mayhem Lauren‚s visuals for his most recent single „Badmon Ting“ absolutely captures the energy and vibes that seem to literally vibrate from the influential & idyllic island. White rum,…

Miles Davis, Robert Glasper & Bilal – Ghetto Walkin‘

Ghetto Walkin‘ comes from the forthcoming „Everything Is Beautiful“ project. A collection of Miles Davis‘ masters & out takes recorded during the composer’s time at Columbia Records reworked by a selection of contemporary artists. Robert Glasper reinterprets the jazz legends original track for „Ghetto Walkin’“ with impressive results. A unique meeting of jazz greats with…

Epidemic – 4 Dimensions on a Paper

The forth project from Epidemic is a jazzy delight. Rich „sonic landscapes and emotions“ delicately layered over 18 weighty tracks. Recorded in four sections over four seasons. Beginning with an upbeat playful sound then flowing into melancholic-vibes of winter. The majority of production comes from The Loop.Holes (Norway). A quality release which aims to provide…

2LATE – LOOSE

One love to Texas! Did you know that its bigger than France? Anyone that’s visited the lone star state, knows that everything is bigger in Texas. Hamburgers the size of your head etc. Austin based label; ALWAYS PROPER present beat-smith; 2LATE for your listening pleasure. He released his 5-track project entitled: „Loose“ a few weeks…

Oddisee – Alwasta EP

Never one to rest on his musical laurels, the brother Oddisee keeps treading his ever-evolving path of sonic goodness! Creating a cosy habitat where sweet-soul music meets hip hop in a marriage with pleasing results. I’m always keen to hear what the Sudanese­-American artist has to say. Predictably, both production and bars are on point…

Record Stores: London

Poslední dobou je Londýn mnohdy cenově i časově dostupnější než je například pro Moraváky Praha. Pokud tomu tak opravdu je, nic nám nebrání tomu vyrazit na pár dní přes La Manche na menší prohlídku místních vinylshopů. Co se týče jednotlivých čtvrtí Londýna, největší hustota shopů je v části Soho. Kolikrát se ale spíše vyplatí urazit nějaký…