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melo-zed london beats
26.05.14

Today I stumbled upon Zachary aka Melo-Zed from London who’s been playing guitar since the tender age of 6. It started with classical guitar, but once he discovered…

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19.05.14

Production duo Potatohead People (consisting of AstroLogical and Nick Wisdom) are working on their debut album. It’s coming out on Bastard Jazz somewhere in September and while listening…

Jaded Inc Monster J Dilla Mayer Hawthorne 14KT The Big Knock
06.05.14

Today Billboard announces that Mayer Hawthorne and 14KT together form Jaded Inc. The duo hit up the Dilla estate to get permission to use the J Dilla beat…

slum village forever t3 dilla hip hop
05.04.13

Slum Village (in it’s new formation) returns with their new “Evolution” album in June. Now without Elzhi, we’re curious how that’s gonna sound. Listen to “Forever” and tell…

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05.12.12

Chris Dave and the DRUMHEDZ, comprised of members┬áPino Palladino on bass, Kebbi Williams on sax, Isaiah Sharkey/Tim Stewart on guitar, Pookie on keys, and Chris Dave himself on…

08.02.12

Thanks to KCRW’s Mathieu Schreyer we are able to bring you this dope unreleased ’07 collaboration between Steve Spacek and J Dilla. Mathieu has another one tucked away…

31.10.11

Erykah’s A Child Of The Funk When you’re done listening to that incredible piece on Dilla, I suggest you take another 2 hours. Just sit back, relax and…

31.10.11

A Tribute To Dilla: Yesterday the BBC aired an incredible show called “BBC Radio 1Xtra Stories: Gone Too Soon” about the legend known as J Dilla presented by…

14.03.11

Yes..I know Dilla month is over..and we heard way too many weak Dilla remixes/ tributes. But must say Melbourne’s M-Phazes turned “Slum Village – Raise It Up” into…

11.02.11

Another variation from Mar has landed in our inbox. This time paying homage to Dilla Dawg (R.I.P.). This “Fantastic Vol. 2″ re-imagination is available as a free download…