DOCUMENTARY: The Art of Listening (2017)

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Directors Michael Coleman and Emmanuel Moran shoot a documentary “for music fans to rediscover the intricacies and details available in the sounds of their favorite recordings.” The Art of Listening is a documentary film about the journey music takes to reach a listener’s ear, from the intent of an instrument maker and composer, to the […]

Mastering Guides

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Reddit user uploads two awesome guides on mastering. As much as we love lo-fi beats and the grit of a vinyl record, we fully appreciate the craft of mixing and mastering. Madvillainy, Champion Sound, Knxwledge’s releases for Stones Throw (at the very least) – they’ve all been mixed and mastered. Most beatmakers loathe this task […]

Dodie Manta – Fragmented Memories

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Leo & Pipo Music’s Dodie Manta releases new album Fragmented Memories. Genres deserve to have their boundaries stretched, broken, and otherwise removed. Influencers become the influenced and vice versa. Dodie Manta had those ideas in mind with Fragmented Memories, his newest album for Leo & Pipo Music. There’s something very eerie and foreboding about the […]

Al Massrieen – Modern Music

Jakarta release their 7th Habibi Funk album from an Egyptian band. Heavily encouraged by Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz, Hany Shenoda fathered Al Massrieen as a way of modernising Egyptian music. His influence helped increase their popularity in Egypt in the 1970s. The music has aged but it still twinkles with an air of happiness. […]

Daryl Donald – Solitude

Scottish producer Daryl Donald takes soulful comfort in Solitude, his latest album. Scotland is vastly overlooked for music that isn’t pop or indie. They have a burgeoning hip hop scene thanks to the likes of Jaisu and Hudson Mohawke amongst others. However, soul and R&B don’t spring to mind and that’s why Daryl Donald stands […]

brandon* – Dreamscape: Part 4

Florida producer Brandon* returns with the fourth piece of his Dreamscape puzzle. I don’t care what anyone says: lounge music is dope. Call it disparaging names like “elevator music” but I think it’s perfect for chilling; an audible palate cleanser, if you will. When you have a concoction involving jazz, hip hop and Latin music, […]

Discover New Music With Gnoosic

Stuck on finding new music? Maybe Gnoosic can help. Gnod is a self-adapting system that learns about the outer world by asking its visitors what they like and what they don’t like. In this instance of Gnod all is about music. It will ask you what music you like and then think about what you might […]