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DJ Optimus – Jaaneman EP

DJ Optimus of the Dutch Fremdtunes collective released a personal piece of work today: Jaaneman, a 6-track EP dedicated to his father. At the same time it’s “an ode to the consolation of music,” released six years after the passing of his…
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Stream Ahwlee’s Life2 Beat Tape

From jazzy keys and horns on the opening track, to a head-nodding beat with a vocal sample from Mos Def’s Travelling Man on the second track. Once you press play on Life2 by L.A.-based beatmaker Ahwlee, my guess is that you want to…
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Propo’88 – Astronomic Delight LP

By now you should know Propo’88 as that Dutch guy who is skilled in the trade of that ol’ boom bap. After collaborations with fellow Da Shogunz members–including numerous dope ones with Kick Back and emcee BlabberMouf– Astronomic Delight is his first…
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Malik Abdul-Rahmaan’s digging trip to Malaysia

Field Research Malaysia is the creative output after Brooklyn based producer Malik Abdul-Rahmaan went on a digging trip to Malaysia. He looked for record stores as well as local sellers and collectors in the country, resulting in buying over 100 albums–ranging from local folk…
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Nas & Quasimoto are ‘Nasimoto’, by D. Begun

Mashup albums are usually more misses rather than hits. But every now and then we find an exception–with the work of Amerigo Gazaway for Gummy Soul being a prime example. Nasimoto by David Begun is another one, blending instrumentals from The Unseen with…
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Mix: Aeon Seven & DJ Suspect – Cosmic Thrill

We are cosmically thrilled about this mix by Aeon Seven & DJ Suspect with you. A funky, spacey selection of 45 records for 35 minutes, in the same vein as the Brainfreeze and Product Placement mixes by Cut Chemist & DJ Shadow. Dig in: Cosmic Thrill by AEON SEVEN &…
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Orion & Kazumi – The Phantom Record EP

As soon as the piano melody starts on opening track “The Fourth World”, followed by a smeary drum loop, you know which direction The Phantom Record will be taking you. The EP is a sophomore collaboration between Hard Jazz 7 founder Orion (London, UK)…