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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Megamix #8 (1994)

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: “In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded rap music, mixed by Chris Read. This megamix serves as short form companion to our recent 1994 mixtape,[…]

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Love Thing LDN Podcast

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I recently had the pleasure of appearing on the Love Thing LDN podcast with hosts DJ Swerve (Kiss FM) and 7oel for ‘Sample Special’, digging into some all time favourite samples and related chit chat. Listen on Spotify here.

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#HIPHOP50 Classic Material Edition #8 (1994)

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: “In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded rap music, mixed by Chris Read. Edition #8 in this year by year series pays tribute to the Hip Hop[…]

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#HIPHOP50 Wax Poetics x Classic Material: The Breaks of 1993

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: 2023 may be behind us, but #HIPHOP50 has some months still to run! In celebration of the genre’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded Rap music, mixed by Chris Read. Alongside[…]

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Suburban Architecture ‘Inside / Outside Promo Mix’

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In support of the release of Suburban Architecture’s sixth E.P ‘Inside / Outside’, we’ve put together this 10 track mix containing all 4 tracks from the E.P, our alongside a selection of current favourites from contemporary producers also drawing influence from the sounds of 90s Suburbia: Fracture, Tim Reaper, Accello[…]

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2023 Wrap Up

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A big thanks to everyone I worked with this year!: Classic Material, a project Nick Armitage, John Brotherhood and I started 12 years ago made a comeback for #HIPHOP50, re-running our mixtape series first with Wax Poetics magazine and then with Apple Music. I picked up ‘The Breaks’ mix series where I left off (absolutely insane[…]

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