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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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Listen: J. Vibes – Late Night Soul

It was saddening to hear that producer Mecca:83 is retiring from creating new music this year, however he has promised to continue running his imprint Expansions Collective. So with one producer taking a step back, we get to be blessed…
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Listen: REdefinition – Bahia Affair EP

Mecca83, DistantStarr, and Buscrates together are REdefinition. The trio of friends from both the UK and the US have put together a very smooth short EP also featuring a remix from Dutch producer and long-time The Find favorite Moods. The…
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Mix: Expansions Collective – Mecca:83’s Summer Jams

The recently formed Expansions Collective spearheaded by Manchester producer Mecca:83 has just launched the first episode in a highly promising monthly podcast series. The first episode is a selection of Mecca’s favourite summery music full of jazz, hip hop and Brazilian style. Bump…
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Free MP3: Alexis Davis – The Lift

Musically, Alexis Davis is about break beats, scratches, cuts, and samples; and all of these elements are served with a fresh jazz sensibility and an aperitif of what has been labeled ‘future music’. A hazy blend of beat scene and jazz-hop influences, meshed with Replife’s signature narrative style: consider this a taste of what is to come.
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Free Download: Mecca:83 – Daybreak (2012)

Fresh from dropping his album “Life Sketches Vols 1 & 2“ in December, Manchester-based producer Mecca:83 returns with a brand new 10-track project completed in the space of just 24 hours. “D A Y B R E A K” covers…
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Free Download: Various Artists – Super Nice Music Compilation (2011)

With tracks by Evil Needle, Hannibal King, yU, Mecca:83, Versis, Apollo Brown, Boonie Mayfield and many more, this compilation is a versatile listen. Super Nice Music: “With people from all over the world (Japan, USA, UK, The Netherlands, France…), this is our statement that ‘Super Nice’ music is all over the world as long if you look and listen good enough.”
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Stream: Mecca:83 – Life Sketches Vol. 1 & 2

Manchester-based producer Mecca:83, a.k.a. Evan Jones a.k.a. Rise, is just about to release the follow up to the ‘Life Sketches Volume One EP’, which dropped earlier this year. The LP exhibits a wide range of styles and features musical contributions…