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Future Jazz / Soul

Blaktroniks This is Your Drug on Brains

Oakland's Edd Dee Pee and Coppa Tone usher in their next chapter with this bit of shimmering, broken thump.… Read more »

Irfan Just a Little Lovin'

Heard it first on Gilles Peterson's always excellent Worldwide show, and then managed to get a white label from the Jazzanova boys. Wonderfully jazzy with an uptempo twist and a great title. Read more »

Osunlade Offering

This gem of an album doesn't really break new ground-there's nothing particularly flashy, attention-grabbing or innovative here.… Read more »

Various Artists Destination: Out

Future jazz has always seemed to me a sleek soundtrack for a utopia in which no one sweats, spills, or has visible pores.… Read more »

Lay & Bushwaka! Deep South (Lazyboy Mix)

Lovely mid-tempo mix with a seductive touch-smooth and lowdown. Read more »

aFRO-mYSTIK Morphology

The latest project from aFRO-mYSTIK draws liberally from a variety of '70s fusion sources, from the Bitches Brew-influenced cover art to the lurking presence of Herbie Hancock.… Read more »

Freedom Soundz People's Beat

Rolling used to describe a type of drum & bass record that just, well, flowed smoothly despite the hyperactive pace. That style has found its way into broken beat via records like this.… Read more »

Banda Favela Remix EP

Upstart broken-jazz label HTT goes samba for its sixth and seventh singles, inviting the likes of Bugz In The Attic's Alex Phountzi, North UK beat-master Wai Wan, Manchester's Riton and German Afro-fusionist Ras to make their impressions felt.… Read more »

Metro Area Orange Alert (DFA Remix)

An electronic disco beauty given the remix treatment courtesy of DFA, the production genius behind LCD Soundsystem and The Rapture. The result: hypnotic disco trash funk with relentless tight-ass drums.… Read more »

Various Artists The ObliqSound Remixes

ObliqSound's got this patently predictable thing going on-collecting erstwhile world music or adult contemporary/jazz artists together on a single label under the premise of crafting a no "genres" vibe-and it's mildly interesting.… Read more »

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