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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: Nitsua

As we approach the fifth anniversary of Nujabes’ passing, we are constantly reminded of his prolific discography. The first Hydeout Productions album after Nujabes’ death was Modal Soul Classics II. You may recognize Zack Austin, a.k.a. Nitsua, from his track No One Like You off…
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Listen: Thomas Prime – Like A Feather (Nujabes Tribute)

Paying tribute to the late great Nujabes, UK beatmaker and Cult Classic Records founder Thomas Prime has reworked an instrumental version of “Feather”. The original track was the opening song on Nujabes’ second solo album Modal Soul and featured emcees…
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Stream: Nujabeemplicious

Nujabeemplicious consists of 20 tracks that have been sampled by the late great Jun Seba, better known as Nujabes. Think of classic material by jazz legends like Ahmad Jamal, Miles Davis and Yusef Lateef, the beautiful soul song “We The People Who Are Darker Than Blue” by Curtis Mayfield, and dusty originals from Brazil and France. This selection is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to music sampled by Nujabes, so we can only hope for more editions of Nujabeemplicious.
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Video: Haruka Nakamura – Lamp Feat. Nujabes

The late Nujabes and his label Hydeout Productions are known for really taking their time with projects and releasing only the best quality music. The latest release from the Tokyo-based record label, Haruka Nakamura‘s Melodica, is a perfect example of…
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Stream: Various Artists – Tribute To Jun IV (Nujabes Tribute)

“The late great Nujabes” is an understatement. The Japanese producer is still a true legend, known for his melodic hip hop productions, touching compositions and his distinctive warm, atmospheric style. His death was mourned around the world by jazz-hop fanatics, but his legacy lives on…