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40 Winks - Field Recordings
40 Winks
Field Recordings
2LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Project: Mooncircle / HHV)
22,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Electronic / Dance
Limited edition of 300 copies on colored vinyl in gatefold sleeve.

Dive deep into the new harmonics of 40 Winks. Field Recordings takes you on a new sonic journey. On the road with their favourite Tascam, accidental recordings get implemented perfectly to 40 Winks’ meticulously chopped signature sound. Jazz, soul and gospel influences float beautifully to the surface throughout this LP. Sit back and drift away on this trip...
Abstract Orchestra - Madvillain Volume 2
Abstract Orchestra
Madvillain Volume 2
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Ata)
25,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Includes Free Digital Download Code.

Led by Saxophonist Rob Mitchell, Abstract Orchestra have been a consistent presence on the u.k. music scene, touring constantly in the promotion of their debut LP "Dilla" and follow up 45 "New Day feat. Illa J", steadily building a loyal and supportive fanbase. Inspired by the legendary live performances of The Roots with Jay-Z and the 40 piece orchestral arrangements by Miguel-Atwood Ferguson of the work of J Dilla, classic arranging techniques underpin modern loop-based structures, breathing new life into familiar material.

The band itself is based on the classic jazz big band instrumentation of saxes, trumpets, and trombones and features the cream of the north of England's jazz scene who collectively have played with Jamiroquai, Corinne Bailey Rae, Mark Ronson, Martha Reeves, John Legend & the Roots, Roots Manuva and Amy Winehouse.

"Madvillain Vol. 2" follows on from the 2018 release "Madvillain vol. 1" and further explores the jazz, TV soundtrack and film score aspect of the original work, combining it with classic big band writing and a focus on improvisation. As with vol 1. there is a strong influence of Quincy Jones, Lalo Schifrin and David Shire(Composer of the soundtrack to The Taking of Pelham 123) on the album, and the arranger Rob Mitchell crafts his own sound that inhabits the space between Madlib's production and Quincy Jones' writing.

As a bonus track to the album, Abstract reworks Dabrye's 'Air' and have included the original vocal of MF DOOM. Dabrye's original is heavily soaked in synths and drum machines, with an almost sci-fi, Blade Runner or Tron-esque sound . Mitchell explores this further and is influenced by Bob Brookmeyer's late work 'Electricity', which explores synths and jazz orchestration.

Madvillain Vol. 2 will build on the success of vol. 1 which received enormous support from Gilles Peterson & Huey Morgan on BBC6 Music as well as numerous airplay on Worlwide FM and Jazz FM, and reviews from soulbag in France and ukvibe, qwest.tv, and vinyl district online.
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Daily Actors
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Yellow Flower)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Turkish/Greek Laiko Rock Band with bouzouki sounding guitars, groovy drums, and killer farfisa sounds. Limited to 500 copies.
BBNG (BadBadNotGood) & Ghostface Killah - Sour Soul Instrumentals
Beastie Boys - Instrumentals
Beastie Boys - Make Some Noise, Bboys White Vinyl Edition
Beastie Boys
Make Some Noise, Bboys White Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | EU | Reissue (Kankana)
24,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
An outstanding 2LP compiling the best instrumentals of the greatest white rap group ever: the Beastie Boys. New Yorkers Ad-Rock, MCA and Mike D crossed over into the mainstream in the mid 80s with their full-length Licensed to Ill and exploded any notions of one-dimensionality with its ambitious followups such as Paul’s Boutique, On Check Your Head and Ill Communication. Taking influences from hardcore and hip hop, these innovators performed most of the music while integrating an array of rock samples, 808 beats and witty wordplay into an everintriguing sonic smorgasbord. This 2019 comes with a new limited version presented in White Color Vinyl to enjoy in both ways of this wonderfulLP.
Chinese Man - The Groove Sessions Volume 1
Chinese Man
The Groove Sessions Volume 1
2LP | 2008 | EU | Original (Chinese Man Records)
19,99 €*
Release:2008 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Electronic / Dance
The Groove Sessions Vol.1 is the first Chinese Man's 2LP and is compiling the 3 EP's released between 2004 and 2007.
Crown (of Grim Reaperz) - Pieces To The Puzzle Instrumental Mix
Dday One - Gathered Between
Dday One
Gathered Between
LP | 2016 | US | Original (The Content Label)
21,99 €*
Release:2016 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Gathered Between offers a captivating instrumental hip-hop journey across ten tracks. As with previous releases, the crackle of vinyl sits next to melancholic horn melodies and piano licks, fingered bass dances across breaks, and disembodied voices give the slightest hint of the author’s opinions. Built from hundreds of samples, the music is a tapestry of pasts on which the listener is invited to write their own memories and hopes for the future. Starting off with a bang, ‘One Another’, a tune of unification, brings to mind hints of classic Pete Rock production, the crunchy drums and bubbling stabs of ‘Alchemy Loop’ are reminiscent of golden era aesthetics but move beyond. The album is held together by the same attention to detail and intricate sample layering that has defined Dday One’s work to date.
Dday One & Lex (de Kalhex) - Parallel Presence
Dday One & Lex (de Kalhex)
Parallel Presence
7" | 2017 | US | Original (The Content Label)
14,99 €*
Release:2017 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
The Content Label presents a dynamic new split EP from Lex (de Kalhex) and Dday One, titled “Parallel Presence”. The EP’s title reveals some clues: ‘parallel’ refers to something similar to another, while ‘presence’ imagines a thing that exists but is not seen. These two producers, as kindred spirits, strive to work on this deeper level. Parallel Presence is an expressive step forward, presenting intricate beats, thoughtful samples, and otherworldly vibes colluding towards a mesmerizing whole.

Los Angeles based producer Dday One bookends the EP with “Key Signature” and “Moving Force”, displaying his undisputed acumen for rhythm construction and skillful arrangement. The opening track, in particular, is a beat-head’s manna, featuring a serpentine bass line, staccato vocals, and heavy piano riffs, all synchronized at a headnodic tempo. Alex Besikian aka Lex (de Kalhex) is a visual artist, producer, and MC, known as the co-founder of Paris’s Akromégalie Records and 1/3 of seminal French hip hop group Kalhex. His cuts “Brilliant Circles” – with its night owl drum beat, tinkling electric keys, and gentle horn line – and “Solstice” – featuring ringing tones, bluesy guitar riffs, velvet saxophone, and some serious rhythm play – uncannily compliment Dday One’s contributions, cementing “Parallel Presence” as an EP best ingested from front to back.

Visual and audio art also come together in the project’s cover design, which was a collaborative effort of the two producers. The Content Label aims to bring together distinct forms of expression, with sound, thought, and visual art combining through the imprint’s releases. “Parallel Presence” is just the latest evidence.
Defekto - The Grape Volume 1
Defekto
The Grape Volume 1
LP | 2019 | DE | Original (Pikelevel)
14,99 €*
Release:2019 / DE – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Born of the sun of Brazil, DJ DFKT aka Defekto came as a
child via Frankfurt to Leipzig and brings back the last
Sunbeams in wave form, sweet juicy like a grape he adjust 15
beats in a fresh experience. He made songs with many good
artists and friends around the globe known as Maulheld, GALV,
Morlockk Dilemma, Plusmacher , Guilty Simpson, Illa Ghee,
Phat Kat, Lil Pepe, Black Milk, Foul Monday, and so on. At the
beginning of the year he went to Los Angeles in the Dr.
Greenthumb Studio to record a single with B-Real and Sen Dog
of Cypress Hill. As the dimensions changed, a few things
remained the same: a playful musical impulsiveness that
lters the Brazilian way of life into German life reality. Defekto,
next stop "The Grape Vol.1“!
Deli, The - Vibes 3: Remastered Purple Vinyl Edition
Deluxe - Polishing Peanuts
DIBIA$E - Bonus Levels Colored Vinyl Edition
DIBIA$E
Bonus Levels Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | US | Original (10 Thirty)
28,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
DIBIA$E returns, this time with his signature 8-bit sound. Bonus Levels is everything you would expect from this LA beat scene veteran. A nod to video game culture, Bonus Levels brings back memories of endless hours of gaming and takes us to a place of Lo-Fi nostalgia. DIBIA$E dices up vintage NES, Super NES and Sega video game samples, layering them with slumped out, off-the-grid drum programming, arpeggiated synths, pixilated sounds and filthy bass lines. Sprinkled with elements of house and footwork, plus a couple of remixes from favorites, Elaquent and 14KT, Bonus Levels is destined to be an instant 8-bit classic.
DJ Muggs The Black Goat - Dies Occidendum
DJ Muggs The Black Goat
Dies Occidendum
CD | 2021 | US | Original (Sacred Bones)
14,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Dies Occidendum is a mythical voyage across fog-laden, scorched earth terrain from the original friar of dark hip hop, Dj Muggs the Black Goat. Known and revered as the sonic mastermind behind both Cypress Hill and his own Soul Assassins imprint, here Muggs sheds the MCs and presents his latest dark-soaked productions as an illuminated manuscript of sorts; a fully immersive, instrumental soundtrack to the mysterious Dies Occidendum. No one wields the Excalibur of sonic darkness quite like Muggs. Combining ingredients of psych rock, gypsy folk with modern elements of trap, forged together under layers of his signature sonic grime, Muggs has created yet another blueprint for the utmost sonic menace and macabre. The Renaissance is upon us. Long live King Muggs.
DJ Squarewave - Rotary Timing
Dr. Dre - Instrumental World 38 Volume 2
Dr. Dre
Instrumental World 38 Volume 2
2LP | 2013 | EU | Original (Cutting Deep)
19,99 €*
Release:2013 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Continuing the successful V.38 here you have the Volume 2, 27 special cuts and tracks of one of the most influential Rappers of all the times, Dr. D.R.E.!
Drunkenstein - Hole002
Drunkenstein
Hole002
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Hole In One)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
The label with the big center hole is back! Another two instrumentals on the A while Keith Murray got remixed on the B. Heavy sampled material for the extra oldschool flavour. Golden 90's sound for the underground.
Es-K - Late Night Coughee / Contemplation (Part 17)
Es-K - Transmission EP
Es-K
Transmission EP
7" | 2017 | EU | Original (Yellow Flower)
9,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
4 dope mpc-jams on a sweet little 7" - what else you need?
Fat Jon - Wave Motion Purple Vinyl Edition
Fat Jon
Wave Motion Purple Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2002 | US | Reissue (Young Heavy Souls)
35,99 €*
Release:2002 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
Fat Jon the Ample Soul Physician is a hip-hop producer and rapper from Cincinnati, Ohio, and currently residing in Germany. Fat Jon is known for his work with hip-hop group Five Deez and as a part of the production team for the popular anime series Samurai Champloo.

In 2002, Fat Jon released Wave Motion, consisting of tracks from his two previously released EPs Dyslexic and Stasis. The highly regarded instrumental album received praise from fans and critics.

“Fat Jon is a conscientious and gifted producer with a talent for creating tracks that work on multiple levels simultaneously. The grooves here are never less than utterly accessible and smartly funky. But like the album's artwork, there's a depth and a melancholy to almost all these tracks.” – Paul Cooper, Pitchfork (8.2/10)

Now, almost twenty years after its initial release, Wave Motion gets a limited edition 2xLP purple repress through YHS Records.
Flip - Experiences
FloFilz - Transit
FloFilz
Transit
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Melting Pot Music)
19,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Limited gatefold edition, includes a 20-page photo booklet by Robert Winter!

“Jazz (We've Got)” was the title of the second single from A Tribe Called
Quest's iconic album “The Low End Theory”. It was released in 1991, the
same year FloFilz was born. Similar to Tribe FloFilz resurrects jazz for a
new generation. He has been doing this for a while now and is pretty good
at it, as you might know if you are familiar with his previous works
“Metronom” and “Cenário”.
In 2019 things have changed. Today jazz is not only about diggin' old
records and learning about Bird and Trane. Jazz is very much alive and the
city of London has become one of its epicenters. The UK jazz scene is
happening because it is deeply connected with hip-hop, soul and club
music. A perfect setting for FloFilz. Over the last 18 months, he has
collected serious Eurostar miles, heading from Aachen to London - going to
gigs, hanging out with musical allies and recording new material.
This is why he calls his new album “Transit”. Through 18 tracks FloFilz
translates the current London vibe in his very own style and fashion and I
dare to say that “Transit” may be the best album he has treated us with so
far.
Handbook - Clear Mind EP
Hidden Number - Top Secret (Instrumentals)
Hudson Mohawke - Chimes
Hudson Mohawke
Chimes
12" | 2014 | UK | Original (Warp)
8,99 €*
Release:2014 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Known from this year's MacBook Pro add!
Hugo Kant - Out Of Time
Hugo Kant
Out Of Time
2LP | 2017 | FR | Original (Bellring)
20,99 €*
Release:2017 / FR – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Hugo Kant 3rd album, Out Of Time.
© Bellring 2017
Idealism - Sit In Silence
Idealism
Sit In Silence
LP | 2021 | UK | Original ()
24,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
limited to 300 copies, all hand-numbered.
Jneiro Jarel - After A Thousand Years
Jneiro Jarel
After A Thousand Years
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Far Out)
21,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
180g vinyl edition. Recorded between New York, New Orleans, Miami and Costa Rica, After A Thousand Years features legendary multi-instrumentalist Bill Summers, famed for his work with Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones and Eddie Henderson. The album also features Malawian-American guitarist Masauko Chipembere who has worked with the likes of RZA from Wu-Tang Clan and Ladybug Mecca from Digable Planets.

“Banana Peel is exactly what we need now. Visionary Jneiro Jerel at his finest channelling healing sounds and rhythms from Mother Earth. A much-anticipated lens through Jneiro’s third eye. Thank you!” King Britt
Kaido - Junction 9 EP
Kiefer - When There's Love Around Black Vinyl Edition
Kiefer
When There's Love Around Black Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2021 | Original (Stones Throw)
25,99 €*
Release:2021 / Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Electronic / Dance
When There’s Love Around is an album of two halves. The first is “about feeling small and insignificant and stressed,” Kiefer says. “It’s about things that cause me to worry, but at the end of the day, are probably unimportant from a larger cosmic perspective.”

The nostalgia of looking through old childhood pictures in one of the lead tracks, “I remember this picture,” is reflected on the album cover, a Polaroid of Kiefer and his sister, painted by Mikey Yates.

The album’s second half is more reflective and spiritual, its cathartic mood occasioned by the loss of Kiefer’s beloved grandmother. While grief and loss are main themes, the tone is still largely positive – Kiefer describes himself as an optimist.

Kiefer assembled a band of his favorite musicians, including DJ Harrison, Andy McCauley, Josh Johnson, Will Logan, Sam Wilkes and other jazz luminaries. They laid the album down in three sets of sessions over 2020, including one stint at Jazzy Jeff’s studio after the DJ invited Kiefer to record there. Several songs were recorded in one or two takes, with any mistakes left in, true to Kiefer’s preference for music that feels spontaneous and from the heart. Kiefer has long performed with a live band, and found the setup suited the communal spirit he was striving for on this album: “I find something about the Herculean type of jazz performer really alienating. I want to celebrate human connection,” he explains.
Klaus 90 / Francois Boulanger - Ebbe Und Flut
Krisengebeat - Versatile Style
Krisengebeat
Versatile Style
Tape | 2020 | UK | Original (The Get Down)
15,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Another GDR sure shot to vibe with! This time with our brother Krisengebeat and few dope turntablists we will take you for a trip to Berlin where "Versatile Style" beat tape was created! 22 dope beats accompanied by precise cuts and that is something what you definitely don't want to miss! Take a ride with us and don't forget to turn up speakers! Peace!

Few words from Krisengebeat:

First of all i want to thank The Get Down Records for trusting in my talent and giving me the chance to release „Versatile Style“ my first physical beattape.

Big thanks to DJ Chillerdt for 16 hard working years in the BKStudio. Thanks to my brother Miliz for supporting me since day one - Amageddon Musik family! Thanks to my daughter for screaming „Krisengebeat“!

Shout out to all participating DJ’s (sort by order of appearance): Konkle (I´m curious about your upcoming beattape), DJ Sakul (361 Musix, Berlin), DJ C.S.P. (respect!), Lmt. Break (Outsiders Syndicate), DJ Undercover (becoming schizophrenia), Groove Playaz (Croatia in the house!), DJ Chillerdt (BKStudio, Berlin).

Representing Kritische Disstanz (as RidOne 361), Realkeepaz Crew (with Apad One), Cordon Sport, HHV, Amageddon Musik (Miliz, Patte & Limit), The Get Down Records Bristol UK - worldwide!

LOVE, PEACE & RESPECT TO ALL LISTENERS & SUPPORTERS!
Lttl - Watercolor
Lttl
Watercolor
LP | 2021 | US | Original (Cold Busted)
25,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Watercolor is Lttl’s fantastic debut album, released by Los Angeles’s iconic Cold Busted label. The western NY-state beat-maker was trained as a live drummer, but, thanks to a sonic encounter with the sound of MF Doom, emerged as an instrumental hip-hop enthusiast. Lttl’s musical palette is composed of phat and precise rhythms mixed with what he calls “psychedelic elevator music.” Watercolor’s 17 tracks display his technique, resulting in tight, laid-back vibes that groove for days. Lttl’s obsession with colors and the natural world is revealed in the hue-named song titles. “Vermillion Blue” opens Watercolor, ringing electric piano and crisp, classy drums leading into a strange sax-like melody. “Lemon Yellow” is next, sounding like the on-hold music for the chillest of skate shops. Other highlights include the dramatic pulse of “Sky Blue,” the bird songs, jazzy guitar, and boom-bap beat of “Ultramarine,” and the strange melodic pads and growling bass of “Sap Green.” With Watercolor, Lttl has carved out his path among a world of downtempo beat producers. The future is bright as he continues to paint his masterpieces with sound.
Melodiesinfonie - Be Thankful
Mr. Vasy - Ultranatural
Mr. Vasy
Ultranatural
LP | 2021 | EU | Original ()
29,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Mr. Vasy DJ and producer from Cologne comes out with his debut LP, the first ever vinyl release. After decades of nightlife behind the DJ desk and years of tinkering with sound, 10 tracks are now coming to you on black 180g vinyl in a limited edition of 300 in a nice, solid Tip On Cover. Mr. Vasy takes you on a trippy journey from chilled soul beats to funk & brazilian grooves through the jungle to psychedelic excursions. A beautiful, adventurous sound journey through the genres.
Nas - Hip Hop Heroes Instrumentals Volume 1
Nas
Hip Hop Heroes Instrumentals Volume 1
2LP | 2013 | EU | Original (Cutting Deep)
19,99 €*
Release:2013 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Classic Nas instrumentals combined on a 2LP, including tracks from his very first LP "Illmatic" as well as bunch of classic cuts like "Affirmative Action", "Hate Me Now" or "Nas Is Like".
Notorious B.I.G. - The Golden Voice Instrumentals
Notorious B.I.G.
The Golden Voice Instrumentals
2LP | 2015 | EU | Original (Cutting Deep)
19,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Killer anthology of all the good one's Biggie was spitting over. Tip!
Oskar Hahn & Frank Schöpke - Vater & Sohn 3 Black Vinyl Edition
Paul Nice - Sure Shot Drum Series Volume 1
Paul Nice
Sure Shot Drum Series Volume 1
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Sure Shot)
14,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Sure Shot Drum Series is the next offering from Paul Nice, the elusive digger who brought us the now Legendary Drum Library Series. The new collection is a culmination of years of excavation, captured for the first time on wax and sure to inspire. It’s hefty volume weighs in with 22 drum tracks culled from thousands of records, perfect for your sampler and jugglers alike. Sure Shot Drum Series is a must for your dj palette.
Pete Rock - Petestrumentals 2
Pete Rock
Petestrumentals 2
2LP | 2015 | US | Original (Mello Music Group)
28,99 €*
Release:2015 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Petestrumentals 2conjures memories of BBQ cookouts and 70s Blaxploitation scores, rattling summer jeep cruises and blunted Jamaican vacations. There’s a gorgeous requiem to Dilla (“Dilla Bounce (R.I.P),” where the originator pays tribute to the prodigy. You see the full range of Rock’s gifts on display: the meticulously chopped horns, unquantized drums, and air raid sirens. It contains the emotion of a thousand eulogies.
Peter Franks Group - Days Past
Peter Franks Group
Days Past
LP | 2018 | US | Original (Fusion)
25,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Electronic / Dance
Deep jazz & hip hop meet on "DAYS PAST", a new LP from THE PETER FRANKS GROUP. Produced by SIMON S, "DAYS PAST" incorporates a lush, live vibe with hard drums, deep basslines, organic keys & standout solos alongside dusty samples. Remixes include stellar work from QUIET DAWN,BUSCRATES & MECCA:83.
Plushka - Days On The Pads
Plushka
Days On The Pads
Tape | 2019 | UK | Original (The Get Down)
12,99 €*
Release:2019 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Life is a journey. It's about growing and changing and coming to terms with who and what you are and loving who and what you are. Without music, life is like a walk through a desert. That is why Plushka once again provided some organised sounds, specially selected for your ears.

"Days On The Pads" project is a diary, memories of everyday life, various events and emotions contained in sound sequences. Jazzy, Lo-Fi trip in which you will not regret participating...

Peace!
Puerto Rican Space Program - PRSP (Puerto Rican Space Program)
S. Fidelity - Fidelity Radio Club
S. Fidelity
Fidelity Radio Club
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Jakarta)
17,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Berlin-based hip-hop producer S. Fidelity shaped his brand new album “Fidelity Radio Club” via Jakarta Records in the form of a genre crossing radio show exploring hip-hop, R&B, jazz, house & funk in all its depths creating the multi-layered album he always dreamt to do; orchestrating a stoking line-up of equally talented friends & fellows (ndo, K, Le Maestro, Bluestaeb, Melodiesinfonie, Suff Daddy, Àbáse, etc.) while still delivering that personal touch every classic producer album comes with.
SGJAZZ - SGJAZZ
SGJAZZ
SGJAZZ
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Jakarta)
17,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
After last year’s very successful collaboration “Cool” with Otis Jr. and his standalone project “Muneybeats”, Dr. Dundiff and Jakarta Records team up once more for the beatmaker’s next project called SGJAZZ, a supergroup formed and crafted by Louisville’s finest musicians.
Dr. Dundiff (done different) is a Hip-Hop/Neo-Soul producer based out of Louisville, KY. Producing music since 2010, Dundiff has released a lot of music. Most known for his ongoing collaboration with Otis Junior and their their debut EP “1moment2another” on Jakarta Records receiving wide daytime airplay and recognition from French tastemaker Radio NOVA, as well as 1.500.000 Mio. Streams via Spotify.
SGJAZZ however is a Neo-Soul/Jazz project: All single members and particpants play together as well as they have their own projects. The group spent off days at Dr. Dundiff’s studio in Louisville, KY, playing around and creating the first foundations of the record. Idris Frederick laid down multiple chord progressions over a course of a few days. Dundiff then chopped and arranged these progressions and played drums over them. From there on everyone else wrote their parts to rest of the music. This process was quite quick and efficient and the album was recorded within a few months already. Dundiff then reached out to up and coming vocalists J.Lamotta and longtime collaborator K.Raydio to each write to a song. Though this album is primarily instrumental, these two features further establish the vibe SGJAZZ effortlessly creates.
Sim Nagai - Exotica Xl Yellow Vinyl Edition
Sim Nagai
Exotica Xl Yellow Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | US | Reissue (Cold Busted)
25,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
Sim Nagai specializes in imagined journeys to faraway places. The Belgian beat-maker finds inspiration from where he’s traveled as well as those places he’s yet to visit. Sim finds a connection with the ‘50s music genre of ‘exotica,’ a vintage flavor which aimed to sonically transport its listeners to distant locales. Sim takes on a similar mission with his debut album on Cold Busted, Exotica XL. Its 13 tracks convey rhythmic excursions to leisurely destinations — where palm trees shimmer in the wind and colorful birds fill the sky. Sim’s solid hip hop beat foundations accompany these visions, resulting in a distinctive style to be enjoyed by heads around the world. The album opens with a familiar chord melody in “The Island” as waves gently crash in the sound-field. Guitars, birdcalls, and subdued drums channel a lazy day on the beach. There’s also the tougher rhythms of “Tropics,” featuring rousing strings and expressive atmospheres that’ll liven things up poolside. “Douglas Firs” proudly wears an inspiration from Twin Peaks on its sleeve, and “Toucan” seamlessly drops Asian-adjacent elements into its melodic stew. Things get jazzy and old school with the NYC-inspired “Body & Soul,” and “Takayama” brings out intricate drum patterns and synth work from Sim’s arsenal. With many more cuts and sounds to discover, Exotica XL is a first-class ticket to sunnier vibes.
Soul Supreme - Feelin' Good / Officially In Love / Still Shining
Soul Supreme
Feelin' Good / Officially In Love / Still Shining
7" | 2021 | UK | Original (Soul Supreme)
11,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
After a sling of instantly sold-out 45s through his Bandcamp (we're talking minutes here), it's tempting to say that Soul Supreme got a Midas touch. But that doesn't do justice to his hard work and carefully crafted reinterpretations of music by A Tribe Called Quest, Madvillain, Mos Def & others. The newest addition: not one but two 45s around Jay Dee a.k.a. J Dilla. The Amsterdam-based keyboardist/producer takes on 'Let's Ride' (Q-Tip) and 'Runnin' (The Pharcyde) on the first donut. The other 45 contains a medley of 'The Official' (Jaylib) and 'Fall In Love' (Slum Village), and two unsung Jay Dee beats: 'Still Shining,' as produced for Busta Rhymes, which has never seen the light of day as an instrumental. Another never-before-released Jay Dee beat is 'Feelin' Good', an essential case of Dilla's unparalleled ear for swing. Sidetrack: look up the Bling47 Breaks video later with House Shoes's story on giving Jay Dee the Frank Cunimondo Trio record, with a VHS video of T3 and Baatin going crazy in Detroit's The Shelter to Jay Dee's 'Feelin' Good' flip. Pure gold. The Detroit visionary reimagined 'groove' and sampling. On his turn, Soul Supreme takes on Dilla's timing, rhythms, and harmonies. Think of how in the final part of "Runnin'," the keys start to follow the well-hidden, heavily filtered sample on The Pharcyde's original, instead of the main melody. Or how there's punch to J-Zone's drumming on "Let's Ride" as there's punch to the Mpc3000. How Jonny Murray improvises on trumpet rather than replaying the sample. The marriage of Rhodes and synths on "Fall In Love" resemble Soul Supreme's trademark sound as showcased on last year's self-titled LP. Built on top of that, the two 45 releases (sold separately) are all-original takes on Jay Dee-produced classics.
Staf Beats - 2 Da House
Staf Beats
2 Da House
Tape | 2021 | UK | Original (The Get Down)
15,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Yo! The time has come to start where we ended last time... Vol.2 of Staf Beats mixtape is here and it sounds splendid!

Inspirations from da streetz taken 2 da houze and turned into beatz! Staf Beats knows how to express his creativity in many different ways, illustrating it with letterz and soundz! That is why definitely you're gonna dig this one, versatile abstract sound manifesto! More to come way sooner than you think, so stay tuned and keep your eyes and ears opened!

Few words from Staf Beats:

Big ups and respect to: my brothers from 5Day Clan and the Dups crew! The whole crew from Shakhovskaya town! 7145 community & UPC. My bro Kosm & Mong (Kosm14). Whole Dope 90's & Mob Of Drummers Crew. Big respect to all true graffiti writers with whom we made walls and chroms! Big YO to all our friends & respect also goes to the true Russian and worldwide Hip-Hop heads! Peace and unity.

One love!
Staf Beats - From Da Streetz
Staf Beats
From Da Streetz
Tape | 2020 | UK | Original (The Get Down)
15,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
This story is about a group of people who got infected with the Hip-Hop culture in the late 90s ... The beginning of the clan goes back to 1998. There was a place in Russia near Moscow, a city called Shakhovskaya. All elements of Hip-Hop combined there in the right moment, including the art of beat making. As a result and to let you experience those moments we present to you the first cassette from Staf Beats. A story illustrated with sounds.

Big ups and respect to: my brothers from 5Day Clan and the Dups crew! The whole crew from Shakhovskaya town! 7145 community & UPC. My bro Kosm & Mong (Kosm14). Whole Dope 90's & Mob Of Drummers Crew. Big respect to all true graffiti writers with whom we made walls and chroms! Big YO to all our friends & respect also goes to the true Russian and worldwide Hip-Hop heads! Peace and unity.

One love!
Sustrapperazzi - Return From Shibuya
Sustrapperazzi
Return From Shibuya
12" | 2021 | EU | Original (Ilian Tape)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Hailing from Hastings, England, Sustrapperazzi joins the Ilian Beat Series with a dope fonka of a 12".
Thundercat - Golden Age Of Apocalypse
Thundercat
Golden Age Of Apocalypse
LP | 2011 | UK | Original (Brainfeeder)
18,99 €*
Release:2011 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Suicidal Tendencies bassist Stephen "Thundercat" Bruner is set to release his debut album The Golden Age of Apocalypse this fall on Brainfeeder. Produced by Flying Lotus!
TNGHT (Hudson Mohawke & Lunice) - II
TNGHT (Hudson Mohawke & Lunice)
II
12" | 2020 | UK | Original (Warp)
13,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Electronic / Dance
You’ll probably have noticed that TNGHT, the duo formed by Hudson Mohawke and Lunice, have been pretty quiet in recent years. In fact, the duo have been on hiatus since the end of 2013. However, TNGHT have recently kicked back into gear, and after re-emerging earlier in 2019 with single ‘Serpent’ we get the first extended release from Mohawke and Lunice since 2012’s game-changing TNGHT EP.

The eight tracks of II simultaneously pick up where TNGHT left off and also advance their sound in exciting new ways. Those who fell for the group all those years back will be pleased to find that TNGHT don’t skimp on the bass and beats here. Cuts like ‘Club Finger’ and ‘Dollaz’ still feature some fever-dream melodies and drums which clatter through the speakers with the force of a rampaging herd of elephants. There’s still plenty on WAP434 that will tear up a club, warehouse party or festival mainstage.

However, there is also a sneakily experimental bent to a fair few of these cuts. The sample processing is less predictable here, with the more linear melodies of TNGHT’s previous output jettisoned for jerkier lead-lines or strangely-sliced samples. Furthermore there are some hitherto-unforeseen genre excursions which add strings to TNGHT’s bow - ‘First Body’ is an Arabesque dem-bow cut while ‘I’m In A Hole’ kind of sounds like Johnny Jewel suffering a digital overload.

TNGHT’s the night! Hudson Mohawke and Lunice have joined forces once again to serve up a new EP of manic stadium bangers.
TNGHT (Hudson Mohawke & Lunice) - TNGHT
TNGHT (Hudson Mohawke & Lunice)
TNGHT
12" | 2012 | UK | Original (Warp)
7,99 €*
Release:2012 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Electronic / Dance
Warp & LuckyMe unite for a mixture of minimal, bass-bleeding hip-hop beats!
Tom Misch - Beat Tape 1
Tom Misch - Beat Tape 2
Tomppabeats - Summer Lover EP
Trog'low - Midnight Calisthenics
Trog'low
Midnight Calisthenics
LP | 2021 | US | Original (Cold Busted)
23,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Cold Busted has reached into the funky depths to discover trog’low and his fantastic new album Midnight Calisthenics. Based in Toronto, trog’low has previously appeared on Cold Busted’s IWYMI series as well as his well-received debut album Mellow Feats. He’s gained attention with a deft combination of the old timey and fresh aesthetics, as boom-bap beats and deep jazz intermingle. trog’low’s refusal to follow production fads and trends gives his music a classic, timeless feel — with Midnight Calisthenics, he’s delivered an album that’ll linger.

The opening “Soul Vibes Summit” sets the scene. The time-warped sounds of an audience applauding a jazz combo are joined by phat old school rhythms and delicious vibraphone riffs. “Ballin' '72” keeps up the crucial jazz vibe, adding hardy horns and cool guitar chords. A sublime bossa nova feel is injected into “Hepcats In Heat,” imagining a surf-side retreat with classy jazzbos sipping martinis. And “Ossanha Flip” adds loungey latin elements, its low-slung groove and chopped piano ready to accompany sexy moves. That’s just a taste what Midnight Calisthenics has to offer within its 14 tracks.
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