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Boody "Guap"

Just last month, Brooklyn tropical-bass label Dutty Artz released a new 10-track compilation called Iswayski Says Ur Good Bread. Ranging from reggaeton to dub to violently percussive juke to atmospheric …

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Lamin Fofana Africans Are Real

Irreverence outlines the aesthetic of DJ /rupture’s and Matt Shadetek’s Dutty Artz label; “lo-fi” animated GIFs and HTML artifacting recall the heady days of Compuserve and Geocities, while subtle cultural …

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Lamin Fofana "Africans Are Real (feat. Matt Shadetek)"

The elusive producer known as Lamin Fofana is set to release his latest EP, Africans Are Real, via Brooklyn-based label Dutty Artz. The record’s title track boasts a sub-driven, half-time …

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Contakt & Mayster Korak EP

On one hand, the Korak EP is a completely sensible release, the latest salvo from global-bass hub Dutty Artz, here electing to shine a light on some tunes from fellow …

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Contakt & Mayster "Korak (Matt Shadetek 3Ball NYC Remix)"

Two of the mixmasters behind the monthly Brooklyn-based and XLR8R-sponsored TURRBOTAX® party, Contakt and Mayster, have a joint EP ready to drop via NYC world-bass hub Dutty Artz on August …

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Dubbel Dutch "Fem Pressure"

We found out just last week that Austin’s Dubbel Dutch had a five-track white-label 12″ coming out today (April 12) via Dutty Artz. Now that the official release date has …

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Rita Indiana "Los Poderes (Kingdom Remix)"

A while back, we shared news about New York global-bass hub Dutty Artz dropping a new compilation, appropriately titled New York Tropical, which featured the likes of Nguzunguzu, Matt Shadetek, …

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Matt Shadetek and Lamin Fofana "Sunshine City"

While the label’s music may conjure romantic notions of tropicana-beats and sunny origins, early tropical adopters Dutty Artz began their New York Tropical parties admist the frigid winter of 2008. …

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Lamin Fofana "Dance In Yr Blood"

It was a long journey for producer Lamin Fofana from his West African birthplace of Guinea to Sierra Leone to his current residence in Harlem, New York—an experience which no …

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Matt Shadetek "Funny Cats"

Next week, Brooklyn dancehall/grime/funky maestro and Dutty Artz co-founder Matt Shadetek is unveiling Flowers, an instrumental album that showcases his wizard-like mastery and unabashed affection for futuristic bass sounds. We’ve …

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Matt Shadetek "iHop"

Veteran bass music producer Matt Shadetek has a solo instrumental album on the way for Dutty Artz. Entitled Flowers, it finds the Brooklyn artist indulging his ongoing love affair with …

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Jahdan Blakkamoore "Dem Nuh Like It"

Dutty Artz vocalist Jahdan Blakkamoore has dropped us a track from his upcoming Bazooka Shot mixtape. Fresh off of his collaboration with Major Lazer and in preparation for his debut …

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