Rhythm and Roots

XLR8R Podcast 200 – Richie Hawtin & Mala

I have featured a few mixes from the XLR8R podcast series in the past but to mark the 200th podcast the magazine has pulled out all the stops. Not content with offering an exclusive mix from one of… Read More

Rhythm ‘n’ Roots Volume VIII

It has been a wee while but I have put together another in the series of Rhythm ‘n’ Roots mixes shining the light on new productions and rhythms from across the world. This version revolves loosely around squigling… Read More

Brazilian Tecnobrega

(Photo: Henrik Moltke) Tecnobrega, which translates as ‘Techno-cheese’, originated in northern Brazil, particularly in the city of BelĂ©m. The genre revolves around simple mash-ups and reworkings of popular Brazilian and global songs into the club friendly tecnobrega style…. Read More

Uproot Andy XLR8R Podcast

Uproot Andy is one of the few producers whose tunes/re-edits/remixes are consistently top quality, drawing lines between tropical bass, dancehall and traditional Latin American rhythms and music in a fresh, innovative and always dancefloor friendly way. His re-fix… Read More

Rhythm ‘n’ Roots Volume VII

The time has come once more to collect all the musical gems of late and put them together in a patchwork of sounds. Rhythm ‘n’ Roots Volume VII stretches across 16 countries, a handful of languages and genres… Read More

Nicolas Jaar

The latest XLR8R podcast comes from Nicolas Jaar and is one of the freshest mixes I have heard in a while. It spans all manner of BPM, genre and sound, all subtly woven together. Soul, jazz, dub-techno, tango… Read More

Man Recordings on Tribal Guarachero

Tribal Guarachero, or 3Ball, has been floating about the blog/global bass sphere for a while now and its latest exposure comes in the form of the latest Man Recordings podcast in which label boss Daniel Haaksman interviews Toy… Read More

Jungle Fever!

Here is a little preview mix for our next Hispanic Panic night at Stereo in Glasgow on the 14th of January. We will be turning Stereo’s cave into a steamy rainforest filled with mystery with live music from… Read More