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August 2021 Mixtape

Happy August everyone. This month we’ve got some jangley summer indie music on the mix as well as some soul, electronic and just a pinch of hip hop. New music from Polo & Pan, Solomun, Rögg Collins, Mano La Tough, Always You, The Orb, Madlib and many more. The New LoFi mixtape is also available…


Freq launches a new techno and house compilation series

The new US-based label, Freq has launched the first compilation in what will be a 10-part series. Vol. 1 is a 6-track EP which includes tracks from SVNF8, UCH and Buhoo (pronounced boo-oh, and meaning “owl” in Spanish). Our favorite…

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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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