Manchester duo Shy Luv channel their best 80s era ballads with a miraculous ability to be upbeat and yet melancholic simultaneously. These guys are one’s to watch in 2018.
Nils Frahm makes some of the most wonderfully crafted classical and ambient music, unique in its creativity and intensity. Echo 6, a newcomer from Montreal by way of Toulouse, has seized upon a chilling masterpiece by Frahm and built a masterpiece of his own.
Snowfalling outside, its time to wind back the clock with some old school feels. The instrumental from Shyheim’s (of Wu Tang Clan) “Shaolin Style” is so perfect, it could be a stand alone track. Produced by L.E.S.
Aussie duo Avon Stringer have pulled off a real firestarter here, using a classic sample and a fiery disco house vibe. Happy Friday!
Yuksek spins a disco rework of Bertrand Burgalat’s already plenty groovy “Etranges Nuages”. Listen to the original here
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Mr Jukes, aka the frontman from Bombay Bicycle Club, released his solo debut album God First back in July. But he hasn’t rested on his laurels: he dropped this soulful track with some help from Lalal Hathaway and some choice bars from Barney Artist. Read more →
Zikomo’s reworked instrumental of Calvin Harris’ “Slide”. The bassline is a beauty to behold.