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Listen to HTN’s Off Top EP on Krekpek Records

Off Top is the debut instrumental release by Hamburg-based producer HTN. The EP is the latest release from the label by Figub Brazlevič & Benne Basquiat, Krekpek Records. Krekpek is most definitely worth enjoying, as opposed to actual crack packs. With Off…
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Mix: Bugseed – Raw Vibes (Independent Beatcasting)

“Raw Vibes” is a new beats and hip hop mix by producer Bugseed (Okinawa, Japan), also including tracks from a couple of Japanese producers like Tajima Hal x AKTR, Salty & Kid Gum. “Raw Vibes” is available on cassette tape via Bugseed’s Bandcamp…
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Animated Record Covers by 12 Inch Motion (Interview)

With 12 Inch Motion, “digging for loops” has got a whole new meaning. Berlin-based 2D motion designer Felix Neumann founded the project two years ago, merging his love for music and short animations. He animates album art by looking for…
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Download “Sadevillain 2”, MF DOOM x Sade by Seanh

After a well-received first release, UK-based producer Seanh is back with a second album mashing up masked villain DOOM with songstress Sade, “the type that you might want to wine and dine.”  It’s a seemingly odd combination (the Kiss Of Life sample…
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New Guest Mix by Dualib, “Jazzy Raindrops”

Right after launching the “Sideways” EP by Ghostnaut and himself earlier this week, Brazilian DJ/producer Dualib got to work straight away to create this guest mix for us. 40 minutes of nothing but jazzy and soulful hip hop, featuring the…
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Stro Elliot has joined The Roots

After producing for Phonte and Eric Roberson, performing with the Wu-Tang Clan, and having his own Beats 1/Soulection radio show, producer/emcee/multi-instrumentalist Stro Elliot continues this year’s winning streak: he has joined The Roots as their latest member. After spotting him as…
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Interview: Ghostnaut & Dualib (+ ‘Sideways’ EP Premiere)

When the recently redesigned Mellow Orange label shared “Raindrops” last month, the first single for a new collaborative EP by producers Ghostnaut (Montreal, Canada) and Dualib (São Paulo, Brazil), the opening of piano keys and a sultry French vocal sample was like a clear…
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Binary Star returns with Water World 3

After a long hiatus Binary Star, now consisting of Decompoze and One Be Lo (a.k.a. OneManArmy) is back with the release of Water World 3. It’s been a little less than 17 years since Binary Star came out with the…