• Funk
  • J Dilla: Back To The Crib Mixtape

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    The unearthing of Dilla treats continues as the Boiler Room release a mixtape of his listening habits. Something a little different from the J Dilla archives in the form of a mixtape but not of his own music. Boiler Room and BBE Records have released an unheard mixtape recorded sometime around the turn of the […]

  • Funk
  • PLAYLIST: Buttery Jams

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    Inspired by Bus Crates, here is a 2-hour Spotify playlist of “buttery jams” from the likes of Herbie Hancock, Bobbi Humphrey and D’Angelo. You know when you’re reminded of the sweetest song and suddenly your mind is flooded with tracks that complement it? That’s what happened a few hours ago when my friend Bus Crates posted […]

  • Jazz
  • PLAYLIST: Moka’s Sample Wishlist

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    Need some sample inspiration? Try out these tracks selected by Motel De Moka. Finding yourself in a creative slump as a sample-based producer is nothing to be ashamed of. It’s a frustrating experience but it happens to the best of us. Luckily there are guardian angels ready to haul us out of our ruts and […]

  • Funk
  • Undercover – Undercover Beets (Mix)

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    New Zealand beat selector and collector Undercover comes with an eclectic mix of soul, funk, jazz, hip hop, samples and plenty more in Undercover Beets. I’m not even sure I can call this a “true” mix; perhaps a musical salad bowl of goodness. Collector Undercover acts as a member of Sandy Bay Social Club, a […]