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Ten Years

Karl Zine’s new album dissects the lifecycle of a relationship through sound

The new album from British songwriter and producer, Karl Zine dissects the lifecycle of a relationship piece by piece. From euphoric highs to debilitating lows, Hyper explores the full spectrum of emotions associated with love and loss. “I wanted to explore the nature of relationships in all their wonder, mystery and heartache,” explains Zine when…


January 2021 Mixtape

Happy New Year. This month we’ve got new music from  Kaytranada, Flight Facilities, Will Clarke,  The Koreatown Oddity, Kelpe, DJ Tennis, The Gaslamp Killer, Al Pagoda and another song off of the new Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience album. It’s…

Christmas Mixtape 2000

With 2020 coming to an end, we thought it was fitting to put a Christmas Mixtape together that collected all the best new Christmas songs from the last 20 years. It’s the Christmas Mixtape 2000! There’s just over 2 hours…

A lo-fi Christmas mix inspired by hip hop and Charlie Brown

It’s that time of the year again (my favorite time of year). It’s Christmastime! From here on out, I’m exclusively listening to Christmas music. To kick things of, we’ve got this fantastic Charlie Brown inspired Christmas mix by California electronic…

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“Music for Fifteen Emails” —– A new album inspired by the empty streets of coronavirus-stricken New York City

For the album, Hewitt set out to document his experience of lockdown in New York City. As New York became more and more deserted, he went out with a field recorder to report how the sounds of the city changed. And while the premise was rooted in documenting the present, the project was very heavily influenced by the minimalist Japanese kankyō ongaku movement from the 1980s.

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