Dutch label Rwina is a true showcase of talent coming from Holland. They have welcomed I.N.T. to their family. This guy has worked with artists like Chet Baker and Frank n Dank and released music on labels like Stones Throw, Brownswood and Fat City. His new album, titled ‘Percy La Rock’, is scheduled for release and a bunch of incredible rappers and singers are featured on the thing. Rwina gave us a quick look behind the curtain and named Guilty Simpson and Sasha Vee. A short cut that has been premiered today features the singer Steve Hartley. What a joint man. The soul is dripping right of it. Delicious.
Sonic Router started their own record label back in 2012. Their main goal was to introduce new talent and bring them a steady ground for their material. This is something they definitely achieved by being the home for artist like Torus, Wattville, Hav Lyfe, Fuewa, My Panda Shall Fly and Bambooman. The latest release coming from the Sonic Router camp is from Eckoclick. This is the result of a collaboration between producer Crewdson and the fast rising vocalist Femme. The opening track ‘Dream in Colour’ sets the tone right away and is a confirmation of a successful team effort. Throughout the album you’ll hear swifting melodies combined with the vocals from Femme, creating different atmospheres.
NxxxxxS wants to take you back straight to the era where smoothness was just casual. Slow beats and samples from 80′s make you feel like The Terminator has just hit the cinemas and Super Mario Bros. is the hottest thing out there. ‘Hydro Vice‘ is a free release to warm you up for his upcoming album that will drop next month. So till then vibe out to these smooth and slappin beats and we’ll keep you posted on his next album.
Canadian crew Alaclair Ensemble is a group formed of talented producers and rappers, coming from Montréal, Québec. Coming from a country with two official languages, French is the one they prefer. So get ready from some bassful beats accompanied by French raps. This releases is brought to you by Eman, who is responsible for the raps, and Vlooper, who took care of the instrumentals. Just have a listen at ‘Back to me avec MoDlee’ and acknowledge their talent. Get your copy here.
Alphabets Heaven stays impressive with his latest release and yet again delivers a record full of deep soundscapes. From uplifting melodies tot deep meditation tracks to even some footwork rhythms. The Brighton based musician focusses on sub-pressure and home recordings, something you definitely hear. He must be a wizard with samples and be able to create the sounds he hears in his head, only using his home studio. Have a listen to the first track and wait for the release to drop on the 15th of September.
Error Broadcast reached a milestone. Five years ago the label started and rapidly became a prolific label thanks to artists like Shlohmo, Pixelord, DZA, B-Ju and Kenlo. The imprint is the home ground for many influential and established artists and also for innovative new talents. To celebrate their five year of existence and the fact that Error Broadcast has become an amazing record label, there will be released a compilation of their top-ten favourite remixes. Be sure to get yourself a copy of the limited edition cassettes.
The third anniversary compilation from Infinite Machine is coming up and this one will be a bit different. For most labels it’s customary to look back and celebrate their anniversary with artists who are part of their roster. Just like the previous two anniversary compilations from Infinite Machine. With the third edition the label decided to take a look into the future. This release will feature new talent that are welcomed into their family. This record will make you excited and eager for future releases from the Infinite Machine camp. Take a dive into this preview and get familiar with all these new names.
You probably can´t make anything out of Japanese sign language, but Yuta INOUE also speaks a language we all do understand. His music sounds like a story on its own. ‘17時の世界‘ is an experimental beattape tapping into various genres. With each track he created a different soundscape, where you find yourself immersed into mutiple layers of sound. This is an artist you want to keep an eye out for.
Don’t fake the data. Mike Gao stays true to his word with his new release. He bundled a couple of remixes, including some collaboration efforts. With the release you’ll also get 200+ MB of samples, 2 custom VST plugins (OSX only) and 4 Max4Live Patches for producers. I’m sure this material will give you a good insight in the producing method of Mike Gao. The remix is made by him and his friends Promnite and Sweater Beats. The release also features a track from the Mike Gao x Goyama production duo known as Thottie McPippen. There are some real beauties on this release. Get your copy here.
The HIT + RUN crew from Southern California was established in 2005 and has spread around the globe. From Los Angeles to London to Tel Aviv, they are known for their live screen printing events. The imprint is also notorious for their 7″ singles, eps & full length album releases on vinyl and cassette. Especially the H+R compilation series “777″ and “ROAD KILL” are a very welcome output. On the first of September the fourth volume of their “ROAD KILL” serie will see the light of day. Artist like Cohen Beats, Mono/Poly, Knxwledge, Seven Davis Jr. and others have contributed to this release.