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Jubilee – After Hours

Jubilee’s long-awaited debut LP has dropped! A homage to her home state of Florida, it’s an exploration of her musical history, a confidently crafted nightlife narrative unified by weighty low end and expertly wielded drum machine workouts. Featuring vocals from Hoodcelebrityy and Otto Von Schirach. Stream on Spotify / Apple Music. Buy at iTunes / Mixpak Store 

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How to Choose Royalty Free Music for Video Production

Videos are becoming increasingly popular, not just for television commercials and promos, but also for businesses that want to promote themselves online. But when it comes to making videos, you have to focus a lot of your attention on the music that you use. After all, music invokes emotions and sets the tone for a…

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Grandmaster Flash Is Still Rockin’ On the Wheels of Steel

The birth of hip-hop is said to have taken place at some point in the early ’70s, more specifically at a birthday party in the Bronx where a young Clive Campell (aka DJ Kool Herc) could be heard making magic happen on the 1s and 2s. Other pioneers of the movement include Afrika Bambaataa, The Sugarhill…

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Win Tickets to See Grandmaster Flash at House of Yes!

Brooklyn’s “coolest new nightclub” House of Yes will be hosting a very special edition of Throwback Thursday tomorrow (October 6) with hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash. If, like me, “The Get Down” has you longing for those Golden Era days, this is a set from a legend you won’t want to miss. You can buy your…

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Karriem Riggins: Hip-Hop’s Humble Genius

It’s been a minute since we’ve been blessed with the opportunity to speak with yet another exceptional, Detroit-bred producer. But Karriem Riggins isn’t just your everyday producer. Riggins’ father, a talented jazz musician in his own right, noticed and nurtured his son’s talent from a young age. And today, the drummer/producer/DJ is in high demand. His discography from just the last two…

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The Invisibl Skratch Piklz Found Their First Album on The 13th Floor

Many believed the incomparable hip-hop DJ band the Invisibl Skratch Piklz would never be heard from again after they parted ways in the late nineties. But several years ago, a few of the original members started playing shows in Cali and then last year, Piklz members DJ D-Styles, DJ QBert and DJ Shortkut were among the…

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Dub Realistic

Austrian dub music … Dubblestandart are back with their new album DUB REALISTIC. Get in the mood with the official music video shot in southern Austria, then dive deep into the subsonic soundscapes with the album stream below.  There’s a slowed down adaption of Massive Attacks “Safe From Harm”, a journey into the Middle East & a lot more. Get…

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Adrian Younge Is Keeping It Real

The spectrum of artists putting out original, innovative material these days is limited. Too many take the easy road, relying on the ever popular “all-in-one” package for their production needs. Adrian Younge is the antithesis of these drones with their seemingly lackluster work ethic. Younge is highly sought after for his ability to recreate the lush, warm…

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Soul Sound Supreme Session 14

After a beautiful broken beat special, The RawSoul is back with the volume 14 of his SSSS series. This time, he dug through his vinyl racks to give us a blend of the dopest reggae/dancehall, soul, hip hop and R&B of different eras. This is the perfect mix for the hot summer days by the…

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Oslec – Shakti

Shakti is the first solo instrumental album from Santiago, Chile native Oslec. The producer/DJ is best known for his work with Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux who won a Latin Grammy back in 2011. He’s also worked with several Detroit-based artists, including Waajeed and Invincible.

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