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Release Day Interview: Mecca:83

Today is a happy day for Mecca:83: it’s his birthday as well as the release day of Life Sketches Vol. 3, finally completing the trilogy after five years. The first few tracks got us excited, so reason enough to catch up…
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Guest Mix: Urbs (+ Interview)

It’s been over twelve years since Toujours Le Même Film, a soundtrack to a fictitious film noir by Vienna-based producer, DJ & musician Urbs. And even longer since the loop-based Breaks Of Dawn and Peace Talks! in the early 2000s together…
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Listen to Boora’s ‘The Art Of 10 Seconds’ (+ Q&A)

A six-second drum break, a short bass line, or keys for a fraction of a second… With samples, it doesn’t take long to get to that inexplicable special touch. Russian producer Boora has been aspiring to master that craft for years now. And with his new…
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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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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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Interview: Lex (de Kalhex) + ‘Satori’ Vinyl Giveaway

Producer Lex (de Kalhex) is born and bred in France, but Japan seems to be where his heart is. Working with Uyama Hiroto and Segawa Tatsuya—both close friends and collaborators of the late great Nujabes—on his new album Satori, Lex crafts progressive…
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Interview: Ivan Ave

Ivan Ave almost single-handedly put distant Norway on the hip hop map, partly thanks to some high-quality releases with Fredfades. The real breakthrough came with the Low Jams EP on German label Jakarta Records, with Stones Throw signee Mndsgn behind the boards. A sharp…
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Interview: Blu

He’s one of the most productive, one of the most eclectic, and, according to some, one of the most mysterious emcees. After our 2013 interview, The Find decided it was time to catch up with Blu a.k.a. Her Favorite Color…
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Interview: J-Live

“For underground metaphors…”, quote these three words near an educated hip hop head, and he’ll be sure to add “You can scrape an inch below the turf. For what it’s worth, My style’s been developed in the core of the Earth.” Here…