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Million Voice

This new joint from Muthoni Drummer Queen is a certified hit! The track is called Million Voice and it’s a reggae-tinged, clubby anthem that celebrates the plight of everyday people trying to live a decent life against any and all odds. Although the song was written from a Kenyan perspective I think that we can…

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Dubs up

If you take Alpine Dub to South Africa, say to Johannesburg, and then season it with local sounds, flavours, vocals and thang – should it still be called Alpine Dub? Hmmm. The heavy-caliber questions we ask ourselves here at the office. It’s only Tuesday and our brains are complete fried. But hey! What better soundtrack…

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Late Future Calls Remixed

We’ve been watching these cats for a minute. Before our very own eyes they slowly, but surely evolved from a loose association of DJs and producers into a proper collective to be reckoned with – now internationally known as the 264 Cru. Their parties not only put Dubai on the map as a party destination…

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So Fresh: Illa J – “Home”

Photo Credit: Robert Winter Happy Friday, music lovers. I hope it’s as beautiful where you are as it is in sunny BK today. For your listening pleasure, here’s the title track off Illa J’s forthcoming release Home on Jakara Records – due to drop June 30! Illa J “Home” Album Pre-Order: Bandcamp iTunes   For More Info:…

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Spotlight on Leilani Wolfgramm

Sultry songstress Leilani Wolfgramm has released “Sinner” for your listening pleasure. The reggae-infused single is a perfect introduction to this singer/songwriter/guitarist’s innate talent and pure passion that can be felt through her music. Wolfgramm opened for Ziggy Marley at SunFest 2017 in her home state of Florida, which was right up her alley with the…

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JYLDA – The Body

We love movies. We love moody soundtracks. And we also love music that makes us feel like we’re at the cinema. Whether it’s early Portishead or Biggie at his prime, we get off on seeing things inside our mind’s eye, when we put on our headphones and turn it up lovely. When we received JYLDA’s…

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JPTR is in the House

Over the last few years, Mouthwatering Records has managed to position itself as a heavyweight boutique label with a constant output and a solid international reach. For the lack of a better comparison, they are sort of a Swiss Tri-Angle Records. And like Tri-Angle, they specialise in cultivating a sound that blends a left-field, avant-garde…

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Kenyan Message

The word on the street is that Muthoni Drummer Queen (MDQ) is the First Lady of Kenyan Hip Hop. She is also a political activist, a cultural entrepreneur, a promoter and an all around artist. In short, she is a force! On her latest release entitled “Kenyan Message” she teamed up with Swiss producers Greg…

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And If You Don’t Know, Now You Know: Radius

Photo Credit: Jamal Jameel   For those folks unfamiliar with Chicago native, Radius, here’s a quick and dirty introduction to what this talented producer has to offer up on this beautiful Friday. (And if you’re not in NYC today, I’m sorry…but not really.)   Photo Credit: Lira Angel   Check out a little of Radius’…

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Brandy Butler’s Growing Pains

In music, you have voices and then you have voices! If you happen to be blessed with the latter, you know that life has been generous with you and gave you a true gift. Of course, you have to cultivate what you received, as nothing in life comes easy. Brandy Buttler definitely has that gift…

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