Rhythm and Roots

Débruit – From the Horizon (Civil Music – 4th June)

I have only recently started exploring his productions but I am quickly becoming a big fan of French producer Débruit. Though his name seems to have been around for a while, On the Horizon, is his first full length album…. Read More

Label Spotlight – Error Broadcast

For our fifth Label Spotlight, we catch up with Sven Swift, co-founder of 21st century mind-melting beats label Error Broadcast. Formed in 2008, the label has since become one of the “go-to places” for fresh, exciting “beat music”, bringing together an… Read More

Soosh – SoFar EP (Fremdtunes)

Gloopy, undersea vocals cut into pieces, swirling synths, sunshine chords and a hint of Dilla-hop or “Dreamhop”. That is one way to describe Glaswegian producer Soosh’s music. Following on from his self-titled EP, SoFar, released through Dutch label… Read More

Fulgeance – For All of You EP (MPM)

This was one of those releases that has been sitting on my hard drive waiting to get listened to. I finally got round to it yesterday and it made my week (musically speaking!) To All of You, released… Read More

Katakresis – Beats Santiaguinos

Katakresis is an American producer currently living in Santiago, Chile. He creates what could be loosely collected together as instrumental hip-hop. Katakresis – Straight Paraguay (Cabeza! 025) After having put together Cabeza! Netlabel’s 25th release last year, ‘Beats… Read More

Finest Ego – UK & Ireland Compilation

Finest Ego is a series of location specific compilations put together by Project Mooncircle to highlight new and established beatmakers brought together under the broad umbrella of hip-hop. So far the series has looked at Japan, Rusia and… Read More

Hudson Mohawke – Satin Panther

Ahead of the truly massive sounding Satin Panthers EP (to be released by Warp on the 1st/2nd of August), the Scottish technicolour-hip-hop extraordinaire Hudson Mohawke has released another little gem, this time a re-edit of Keri Hilson &… Read More

DJ Raff

DJ Raff is a Chilean DJ and producer now living in Barcelona. He produces in the Machine Drum/Glitch Mob/Lucky Me! vein of experimental hip-hop/electronica/dubstep/anything goes. There are a good handful of really great tunes available for free download… Read More

A bit of Label Love

For anyone who likes to get something for free the internet is the place to be and after all, tis the season! Label Love is a compilation of songs chosen by the heads of a group of great… Read More