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Cult Classic Records – Friends & Family 4

 Hip-Hop/Rap 
 LP  

Cult Classic Records issues forth a outflowing assembling of picturesque boom-bip cuts on the recently released Friends & Family 4 compilation album (HERE).

[su_highlight background=”#fff799″]Summer’s nearly over and with it, It’s nearly time for us to celebrate our 5th Anniversary (Where has the time gone?) For now we are proud to present to you our 4th in the series of Friends & Family compilations featuring some of our favourite people in the scene. A huge thank you to everyone involved, it’s an honour to be able work with so many of you and it’s with great pride we call you our Family.[/su_highlight]

Kaidi Tatham – The Extrovert City

 Electronic 
 EP 

Kaidi Tatham ascribes springy keyboards and fizzy synth lines to mechanized rhythms and high-spirited breaks on his most recent selection, The Extrovert City EP (HERE). 

 

Mecca:83 – One4JakeOne

 Hip-Hop/Instrumental 
 Single  

As a part of his ongoing dedication series, producer Mecca:83 pays homage to the talented beatmaker/producer Jake One on the gospel sampling burner “One4JakeOne” (HERE).

[su_highlight background=”#fff799″]Another track in my ongoing dedication series…..more come soon![/su_highlight]

 

 

CK-47 – Spaceships

 Hip-Hop/Instrumental 
 Single  

Producer/Arranger CK-47 cooks up some cloud swimming goodness on the instrumental “Spaceships”. 

 

Ash Walker – Dark Hour

 Hip-Hop/Instrumental 
 Single  

Ash Walker sketches up some well built, uptempo trip-hop on the single “Dark Hour” – the latest sneak-peak track from his upcoming Echo Chamber project. 

 

Blu & MED – Belly Full (feat. Jack Spade) (T.Hemingway Edition)

 Hip-Hop/Rap 
 Single  

New remix work from producer T. Hemingway, who reworks the track “Belly Full” from the Blu, MED, & Madlib collab album Bad Neighbor.

 

PREP – Who’s Got You Singing Again

 Pop/ Pop-Soul 
 Single 

Sunstorming, soft-rock soul from the band PREP on the 80’s leaning single “Who’s Got You Singing Again” (HERE) – the first single from the group’s upcoming Futures EP (HERE). 

 

Myke Forte – The Present: Beat Tape vol.3

 Hip-Hop/Instrumental 
 EP 

Myke Forte settles into a spacey groove on the aThe Present : Beat Tape vol.3 project (HEREproject – a star-gaze offering that deftly mixes booming 16-pad breaks and glinting synthesizer leads. 

[su_highlight background=”#fff799″]Past, Present, Future is a series of Beat Tapes which highlights the moments in my life that I am grateful for. Nothing is promised in life so you have to give thanks to the most high for being able to breath, live and to create. Tomorrow is never guaranteed! I just give thanks for the moments that allow me to grow, express myself and spend time with my loved ones. Simple tings.[/su_highlight]

 

 

Synead – Petty 2016

 Soul/R&B 
 Single 

Singer Synead stirs up a stormy gust of acoustic soul on the off-the-cuff cut “Petty2016”

[su_highlight background=”#fff799″]Been a while since I’ve shared any music with you all. Since relocating to London, I’ve been letting my feelings go on a lot of things. This was on my mind.[/su_highlight]

 

 

Mecca:83 & Joel VDK – ROAM

 Hip-Hop/Instrumental 
 LP 

Mecca:83 & Joel VDK present their combination beat-tape/comic book project ROAM (HERE). 

[su_highlight background=”#fff799″]Myself and Joel VDK go back a while…….back in 2011 he created the artwork for my mix “Calls To Trane” for Monday Jazz. I immediately resonated with his work: I knew I had to connect with the brother again. [/su_highlight]

Handbook – Again & Again

 Hip-Hop/Instrumental 
 Single  

Sail to the new single, “Again & Again”, from Handbook.

[su_highlight background=”#fff799″]First release since returning from Australia and it’s a goodie. Influenced by The Avalanches in a sense that they have given me the confidence to drop a slightly goofy track every now and again. BIG SHOUT OUT – goes to Bob Rigg for fixing up the artwork real quick Enjoy![/su_highlight]

Mecca:83 & Joel VDK – Once Again/Light Ways/The D

 Hip-Hop/Instrumental 
 Single  

Ahead of the release of their upcoming ROAM project (a beattape & comic-book project that’s set to drop on September 6th), Mecca:83 and illustrator Joel VDK debut 3 chillout offerings from the undertaking to help hold fans down in the interim. Check out “Once Again (Clapitup)”, “Light Ways (Spirit Walk), and “The D (For Real)” below and pre-order that ROAM project (HERE). 
[su_highlight background=”#fff799″]Myself and Joel VDK go back a while…….back in 2011 he created the artwork for my mix “Calls To Trane” for Monday Jazz. I immediately resonated with his work: I knew I had to connect with the brother again.

JONES – Indulge (Jarreau Vandal Remix)

 Pop/ Pop-Soul 
 Single 

Check out the new single “Indulge” (HERE) from singer JONES and produced by Jarreau Vandal – the latest single from her soon-to-be-released album New Skin (HERE)

[su_highlight background=”#fff799″]Indulge is my new single taken from my forthcoming album, New Skin. Released on 7th October everywhere.[/su_highlight]

 

Miki Rose – XOXO EP

 Soul/R&B 
 EP  

Bask in the glow of singer/songwriter Miki Rose‘s ember glimmering XOXO EP – a set that firmly plants the singer’s lovely, smokey soul vocals and pull-you-in-closer-and-closer delivery out front for all to enjoy. 

Letherette – Maybe/Sweeter

 Electronic 
 Single 

New music from the Letherette production duo by way of the victory lap instrumental “Maybe”  and the gilded nu-disco/modern funk player “Sweeter” – both of which can be heard on Letherette‘s newly dropped “EP 3” project (HERE)