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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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Try: Six Degrees of Music Separation

According to the theory of Six Degrees of Separation, everybody and everything is connected in six or fewer steps. That means you’re six handshakes away from Barack Obama — or Kevin Bacon, for that matter. That means the same theory…
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Video: Fredfades & Ivan Ave – Breathe

UK indie label KingUnderground is killing it lately. Last week we shared the news of a forthcoming record by Lil Dap (of Group Home) entirely produced by Lewis Parker, and now it’s “Breathe” by Norwegian hip hop duo Fredfades and…
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Free Download: Fredfades – Remixes

For the aptly titled Remixes Oslo producer/DJ Fredfades revised six of his favorite tracks. Check the remix of Large Professor’s “Radioactive” and you should be convinced to keep an eye out for the upcoming vinyl project with Norwegian emcee Ivan…