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Onra – Chinoiseries 3 (The Final Part)

French producer Onra just dropped the third and last part of his Chinoiseries, inspired by his trips to Asia. Just like its predecessors, the sample-based project consists of 32 short hip hop instrumentals, full of odd-drum patterns and echoes of dusty…
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Will Sessions & Elzhi – Knowledge of 12th

“Knowledge of 12th” is the first collaboration between Detroit live band Will Sessions and emcee Elzhi since Elmatic, their tribute and remake of hip hop opus Illmatic. The anthemic, funky track is part of Will Sessions’ upcoming album Deluxe, which includes features by Allan Barnes (Blackbyrds) and Amp…
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Yotaro – Turning Point LP

After releasing his MPC2000XL beats via Bandcamp for half a decade, the appropriately titled Turning Point marks the official full-length debut on wax for Japanese producer Yotaro. Out now on Parisian label Cascade Records, Yotaro delivers 12 instrumentals full of heavy bass…
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J Dilla – Motor City J-Rocc Blend #1

Out with the old and in with the new shit. As announced yesterday, 19 newly unearthed Dilla beats will see daylight on April 21st, curated by Dilla’s mother Maureen Yancey (better known as Ma Dukes). Motor City comes in a mailing envelope,…
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Tom & Laura Misch – Follow (FloFilz Remix)

It wouldn’t surprise us if FloFilz is a distant relative of King Midas, because all songs he touches turn into gold. With our favorites being 1nce Again by A Tribe Called Quest, and The Look Of Love by Slum Village. This time FloFilz…
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Album Stream: Last Jazz Club – Under The Influence

Under The Influence is the debut of Last Jazz Club, a duo formed by emcee Veks (USA) and DJ/beatmaker Mike B (Denmark). The EP (or “mini-LP,” in their own words) dropped via the friendly folks at Diggers With Gratitude and affiliated label Fresh Pressings.  As the…
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Stream: Kiefer – Kickinit Alone LP

Keyboardist and beatmaker Kiefer Shackelford may be a new name to most, but his full-length debut which just dropped on Leaving Records is not to be missed. We found it after Swedish emcee and collaborator Ivan Ave recommended it on his Instagram…