Hip Hop

BYSON - konbini

Orlando’s BYSON takes us shopping in Japan with konbini. We featured BYSON a few months ago with his album, refresh, and now he is back with something new. “konbini” is a collection of Japanese-themed beats. The tape opens with sounds of supermarket shuffling and meanders into a piano-drum loop. The rest is a journey through …

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Nitsua - Lost In Translation

Nitsua is his name. Japan is the setting. Superb beats is the game. Lost In Translation is the track… and you’ve got to hear this. Out of the colossal shadow Nujabes cast both in life and posthumously with his legendary stable hydeout productions and all of his art comes something of a reincarnation, one that is familiar …

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Languid - Farewell

We gave Languid’s latest track “Farewell” a listen, taken from the “Six Deep” compilation by Rootnote Collective. It’s been far too long since we last heard a full release from Languid but we’ll make do with this gem. Farewell sees the UK producer back on his Japanese tip, high on the treble with plenty of …

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