Following up the release of “i need (it)” earlier this year, Yannu and Remy Jude turn to tugging on heartstrings in “Touch”, with a special contribution from Liverpool artist Amber Kuti. Here we find Remy reflecting on a newly blossomed love and the struggle between laying foundations or throwing caution to the wind, whilst Amber’s […]

Far Out Recordings is to reissue the self-titled debut album from pioneering Brazilian funk outfit Cry Babies, originally released in 1969. The group were an early incarnation of legendary Brazilian funk group Banda Black Rio, whose sound was influenced by the likes of Booker T & The M.G.s and the soul records of James Brown, The […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. For this week’s Label of Love, we travel to Jamaica to look at dancehall label How Yu Fi Sey Dat? founded by “singjays” & producers Anthony Red Rose & […]

Mates’ Crates, a series headed up by our friend Andrei Sandu, dives into the tales behind records and digs deeper into our connections to music. These are not reviews, they’re stories. Up next, The Isley Brothers’ funk whirlwind Keep On Doin’. Label: Buddah | Year: 1970 | Discogs: Isley Brothers – Keep On Doin’ A couple of weeks ago, I […]

Having released Buddy Hank’s debut single in 2017, Super Disco Edits is set to release his first feature length LP, Dust to Diamonds, recorded between 1981 & 1982 but shelved after a contract dispute with his label at the time. Having acquired the master tapes from Buddy’s brother on the East Coast, the record is made […]

MDR Selects, a series where we invite our favourite artists, record stores, labels and more to curate a playlist of songs that hold specific meaning to them.  We’re excited to welcome something a little darker this time round, from composer and sound artist Simon Grab. Co-founder of Ganzerplatz Sound Studios in Zurich, Simon produces music […]

Analog Africa returns with a killer compilation of Somali dance music that had lain undiscovered in the vaults of the country’s state broadcaster, Radio Mogadishu, for nearly 40 years. Label boss Samy Ben Redjeb broke new ground when he travelled to the capital city of Somalia in November of 2016, as the first music label […]

A new panel discussion series has launched in Liverpool to explore the local culture. Hosted by new platform ‘Friday Vision’, the series aims to support and showcase the city’s cultural scene through free panels, projects and content. In reaction to the news that Liverpool City Council has formally endorsed the Agent of Change principle, the […]

Mates’ Crates, a series headed up by our friend Andrei Sandu, dives into the tales behind records and digs deeper into our connections to music. These are not reviews, they’re stories. Up next, Brainstorm‘s high-energy disco slammer Lovin’ Is Really My Game. Label: Rated “X” Records (original on Tabu) | Year: Unknown (original 1977) | Discogs: Brainstorm / Deodato / Shalamar – Lovin’ […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. For this week’s Label of Love, we travel to Tilburg, a Southern city in the Netherlands, where the label Eksakt was born. Now defunct after operations ceased in 1990, it started […]


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