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Future Jazz / Soul

Vikter Duplaix International Affairs

Vikter Duplaix is one of those guys who has no problem attracting the ladies.… Read more »

Various Artists Mosh Moshi-Nu Sounds From Japan

Japanese releases are often extortionately expensive and extremely rare in the West. Nik Weston, an infamous collector and promoter of Asian electronic music, has come to the aid of the listening public with this collection.… Read more »

DJ Eli Feat. Kadiatou Warriors

This NYC Afrobeat/house hybrid from famed radio DJ Bobbito Garcia's new imprint should have Gilles Peterson drooling for months and Joe Claussell hammering it at every gig.… Read more »

Dug Infinite & No I.D. A Sampler

Responsible for some of Common's finest recordings, these two Chi-town cats combine effervescent jazz loops with rugged MPC3000 beats. These at-times dusty, at-times sci-fi-soul gems play like card table dominoes: challenging, syncopated and fun.… Read more »

Black Mighty Orchestra Ocean Beach

BMO's Cesare Cera and Ricky Rinaldi lift angelic strings from Henry Mancini's "Lujon," which add a touch of beatific cocktail jazz to their sturdy 100-bpm beats on "Ocean Beach." Allesandro Meroli's live flute plus 'nuff percussion recall NY DJ Sasha… 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 »

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