VILLA DIAMANTE IS BACK!

ZZK's Mash Up King is back and he comes bearing gifts once again.We love Villa on this blog and some of his mash ups really got me interested in this scene in the first place.We have done numerous features on him in the past and here's perhaps the most enlightening, a 2 part interview:Part 1Part2Recently Read more [...]

EDOHEART : MAD ASS NIGERIAN GOSPEL FUNK!

Just grabbed this from our homie, Ben of Akwaaba music, who in turn was introduced to it by Catherine Barnes.This track is really NUTZ but original and I LOVE it!!!!The first part sounds like a funked up female Fela Kuti complete with Rooster crows and then the second half descends into a kind Read more [...]

Mister Wicked!! Mister Whacka!!

This kid is Fire!! Mister Whacka also known from his parents as Bouwe de Vries is a 15 Y.O from Utrecht, Netherlands!!He is Aggressive and Dark!! but also Melodic and explosive!! HE IS ABSOLUTELY SICK!! He does these unpredictable drops but keeps the melodic way! Hearing Impairment by Mister Read more [...]

DUBSTEP MONDAY MOMMA

Dubsteppers' lookin' for their Momma:1. CAVALASKA2. EALZEE3. RESO4. PHAELEH5. BALLS OF STEEL6. FILTH COLLINS7. DROID SECTOR8. DANEJAH9. TORQUX & TWIST10. OMEGA DUBSTEP & PINK FLOYD11. HIGH RANKIN, EVOLVE OR DIE & IAN BROWN12. FLeCKLOOKIN' 4 THEIR MOMMA @ THE CARNIVALOk, Read more [...]

Album Stream: Spoek Mathambo – Mshini Wam

One of their (Fader's) favourites BUT one of our favourites too 🙂Via The FaderFADER cover star Spoek Mathambo’s Mshini Wam is released August 30th on BBE, but we have the privilege of offering you a full preview of it for the next 48 hours. As you can probably guess by our current issue, Read more [...]

Magnificent Sunday Villero

Well.. Caballo finally doing a Villera post!! i have to admit it is not easy for me to write about cumbia villera because i have to contextualize how i discovered this type of cumbia, and like many...i hated/loved it.. to me it was really fun to watch and dance, but i never took it seriously as a musical Read more [...]

SUNDAY MORNING SUBLIME : OREKA TX

You know I like some of my stuff pretty weird and off the beaten track.  To me it's not weird, it's pretty much the norm, it's just that other people think it's weird 🙂So how about some "Txalaparta" ?It's a game- like percussion encounter between 2 people involving 2 planks of wood which are Read more [...]

Sexxy Saturday Cumbia : Roots of Chicha 2

An incredible volume 2 release from Barbès Records. Been blasting this all week.This is, for me, the next best thing in cumbia after Colombian Cumbia 😉Take a listen for now. We'll come back to this again next month with a free download.The Roots Of Chicha 2 (Sampler) by pressjunkieprCultural Read more [...]

GENERATION BASS PRESENTS HERR MULLER!

Here's a sneak preview to what will be our DEBUT release on the Generation Bass Digital Label.A 6 track EP with remixes by FLeCK, Sonido Del Principe & Coco Bryce.Coming out worldwide in September 2010.Herr Müller - Uh 128kbps by generation bassHerr Müller - Huh (FLeCK remix) 128 kbps Read more [...]