Check It Out

Stream: The Cancel – Daybreak

We have been hooked on Ukrainian jazz/hip hop production duo The Cancel since the release of Coffee Cafe last year. Slick instrumentals, skilled productions and a magnificent touch of jazz, especially on the track “Eternal”. Purchase  
Check It Out

Free Download: Scott D – Morrison Street EP

It’s always nice when Scott D reaches out to us to share his latest inspiration. After some free tracks, this time he drops an EP consisting of 6 instrumentals he borrowed as backdrop for his passionate rhymes. This time he…
Check It Out

Free MP3: Soul Square – Can’t We ft. Blezz (Unreleased)

The French beatmakers of Soul Square dropped a previously unreleased track featuring emcee Blezz from Sweden. “Can’t We” follows the style of their first collaboration titled “Take It Back” from 2008, when the collective was still known as Drum Brothers. The…
Check It Out

Free Download: Astral Basement – Vol. 1: Projections

Astral Basement is a young beat collective consisting of 18 producers including Daisy Cutta, B 3 N B i (of Jazz Jousters), Khepra and Weirddough. Their first compilation titled Projections features drum pad punching, beat dimensions and space-inspired melodies.  “What December 22nd meant to…
Check It Out

Video: Yancey Boys – The Throwaway (ft. Frank Nitt)

Get a taste of the upcoming release Lost Scrolls on Delicious Vinyl, which is a collection of previously unreleased material by J Dilla. Detroit mic rocker Frank Nitt and Dilla’s brother Illa J make an appearance on “The Throwaway”  for throwback…
Check It Out

Stream: Boombap.org – Workspaces (Snippet Mix)

Boom bap connoisseur Ekrem of German platform Boombap.org is about to release a compilation titled Workspaces. It’s related to his same-titled series focusing on places “where beats are born”: home studios of ten producers and counting. Listen to this snippet mix to get a taste…
Check It Out

Free MP3: Oh No – Jones’s (Ft. Blu & MED)

California producer/emcee Oh No invited a bunch of guest emcees to rhyme over previously unreleased beats for his upcoming album titled Disrupted Ads. Features include Souls of Mischief, Chali 2na, Declaime and Psalm One. Pre-order the album by Madlib’s brother over at…
Check It Out

Free MP3: MF Love – Armes à Feu et L’âme

Producer MF Love drops a soulful instrumental ode to Paris titled “Armes à feu et l’âme”. The track appeared on the recent compilation Chronicles Of A Flashback by The French Touch Connection, a global collective of beatmakers sampling old French movies and French…
Check It Out

Mix: Question & Kidragon – Dirty Jazz

Dirty Jazz is a funky blue joint mix curated by vinyl vanguards Question (of Mellow Orange) and Kidragon. It’s a selection of soulful, funky and straight up jazz music. Unfortunately there’s no tracklist available.
Check It Out

Free Download: Exile – Cassette (Unreleased Material)

Producer Exile just dropped Cassette, a collection of loosies and previously unreleased material from 1996-2009 featuring Blame One, Kan Kick, his Emanon partner Aloe Blacc, and of course Blu. Cassette includes demo versions, leftovers from his rap debut 4TRK MIND, a jam session and material straight from his four-track recorder.