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Classic Material Bonus Mix #6: Dancehall Hip Hop ’91-99

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The Classic Material ‘bonus’ mixes fill the gaps in the original Classic Material Hip Hop History mixtape series, exploring specific sub genres or spin off genres not covered in the main series. #6 delves into Mid 90s Dancehall Hip Hop, the pairing of Ragga/Dancehall vocals with classic Hip Hop production.[…]

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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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The Architects #006: Intense mixed by Suburban Architecture

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‘The Architects’ is a new mix series by Suburban Architecture, celebrating the musical output of 90s UK suburbia and the pioneers of the Drum and Bass sound. Edition #006 pays tribute to Intense and features releases for labels including Good Looking and Creative Source. Photo credit: @mattkred Cover design: Leroy[…]

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The Architects #001: LTJ Bukem mixed by Suburban Architecture

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Suburban Architecture is a new project from Chris Read and James Curry celebrating the musical output of 90s UK suburbia and the pioneers of the Drum and Bass sound. ‘The Architects’ is the duo’s new mixtape series, celebrating the work of Drum and Bass music’s pioneering DJs and producers. Edition[…]

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Giles Barratt & Chris Read – Theme From Homicide 35

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Recorded a few years back, this is far more Giles’ tune than mine really. Giles had done some work on my first album and we talked about doing something more substantial together. Giles had the idea of recording a soundtrack album for a fictitious movie drama about a crime scene[…]

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