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‘Taken Out’ (Colo(u)rs of the World Bonus Track)

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This track was originally recorded by Pugs and I whilst working on the ‘Colo(u)rs of the World’ album, but ultimately was not included, partly because it felt slightly out of place with the general vibe of the album. It was recorded during the time of the London riots and references[…]

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Brooklyn Radio Guest Mix: Oonops Drops 100th Jubilee Show

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I recently did a Guest Mix for DJ Oonops’ 100th Brooklyn Radio show, alongside the good company of Rich Medina and Kutiman. Blurb from Oonops: “It’s been almost seven years now that Oonops started his »Oonops Drops« show on Brooklyn Radio with over 1.1 million plays on Mixcloud to this[…]

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Classic Material Bonus Mix #2: Hip House ’89

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“Back when Nick Armitage and I kicked off our Classic Material project back in 2011, my intention had been to compliment our monthly series of era specific mixes with a set of Bonus Mixes focussing on various Hip Hop sub-genres and spin off scenes that emerged during those eras. With[…]

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Pete Rock & CL Smooth ‘Main Ingredient’ 25th Anniversary Mixtape

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Blurb from WhoSampled: “This month marks the 25th Anniversary of Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth’s 2nd (and final) full length LP ‘The Main Ingredient’. Following in the footsteps of 1992’s Mecca and the Soul Brother, the album comprises tracks built from densely layered samples, frequently previously un-sampled jazz fusion cuts mixed[…]

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Common ‘Resurrection’ 25th Anniversary Mixtape

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Blurb from WhoSampled: “This weekend marked the 25th Anniversary of Common’s classic sophomore LP ‘Resurrection’. The follow up to his 1992 debut ‘Can I Borrow a Dollar?’, the album is produced almost entirely by No I.D., with contributions from Ynot. With a heavy reliance on jazz, samples on the LP come from the[…]

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