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Motèl Mari – According To Who (Dirty Paraffin Remix)

We’ve been a long time fan of OKMALUMKOOLKAT of South African duo Dirty Paraffin, so it’s great to see him pushing the boundaries once again and creating some interesting sounds with his remix of Motèl Mari’s ‘According to Who’. Motèl Mari consist…

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Beacons Festival 2014 Preview

Beacons Festival returns once again, with a similarly eclectic and exciting line up as their previous two (active) years. In our review of last year, stand-out acts included Eagulls, Nope, Ghostpoet, Bonobo, Galaxians, Local Natives, Wire, Will Tramp, Fatima, Floating Points,…

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Auntie Flo & Esa – Percasio Dub

Ahead of his debut jaunt over to North America for a mini tour, Auntie Flo offers up a free download “Percasio Dub”, a collaborative tune with London-via-South Africa based producer Esa. Shuffling afro house is the order of the day,…

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Just A Band – Probably For Lovers

Innovative Kenyan afro-pop/house/disco group Just A Band have unveiled a new fan-made video for their track “Probably For Lovers”, a soul-drenched pop jam taken from their third album ‘Sorry For The Delay’ (2012). A while ago, we featured their video for…

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Preview: Tony Allen live at Village Underground, 20/11/14

Legendary Nigerian drummer, singer, writer and composer Tony Allen plays his first live show in the UK for over 4 years in support of his new album ‘Film of Life’ at London’s Village Underground on 20th November. With Aziz Sahmaoui & University of…

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Anushka – Mansions

Brownswood Records signing Anushka reveal their new video for track “Mansions”. The song is taken from their record “Broken Circuits”, which came out yesterday and was named album of the week by Gilles Peterson. Infectious bass-driven beats, sugary vocals, apt social commentary and rollerblades. What’s…

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Floating Points – Summer14inBrazil Mix

Eglo Records‘ Floating Points continues to show his versatility and great taste with this 87 minute journey around Brazil. Perfect summer Sunday listening. Stream and download here.

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Lodger – ODOO/Afro Cuts

Lodger (recently signed to our roster) sees his debut vinyl release on Phonica-affiliated Stamp Records. A storming 12″ of heavy afro-edits, ODOO/Afro Cuts (STAMP003) is a real gem. Snap it up quick! “For the third in the Stamp series, we…

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Future Sound Of Mzansi Mix Series: Okmalumkoolkat

In the lead up to the premiere of his much anticipated South African electronic music documentary “Future Sound of Mzansi” in July, Spoek Mathambo has released another mixtape in a series showcasing the artists heavily involved with the documentary. With an…