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BBC 1Xtra 20th Anniversary: 31st December 2003 [Part 2]

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From the station’s launch in summer 2002 to summer 2004 I was one of two Hip Hop mix show DJs on the BBC’s station for ‘new black music’, 1Xtra. This month marks the station’s 20th Anniversary, so I’ve embraced the embarrassment of my 1Xtra press photo and picked a selection[…]

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Inner Tribe Records Promo Mixtape

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Inner Tribe Records Remixed’ delivers 12 brand new remixes of notable cuts from the Inner Tribe Records catalogue. The album, released 8th April 2022, sees London UK producer Chris Read place his spin on a dozen songs from the label, with a list of featured artists which includes Detroit rap[…]

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Wonderfruit Festival Guest Mix: Mysterious Producers #5

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I was recently invited by Wonderfruit Festival Thailand to put together a mix for their ‘Mysterious Producers’ Guest mix series, a collection of mixes compiled by DJs and artists playing at the festival posted anonymously leaving listeners to guess the identity of the artists, their identity being revealed some weeks[…]

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Suburban Architecture ‘Solar Winds’ EP Promo Mix

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“In support of the release of our third E.P ‘Solar Winds’, we’ve put together this 10 track mix containing all 4 tracks from E.P plus a selection of current favourites from contemporary producers also drawing influence from the sounds of 90s Suburbia: Escaflowne, DJ Trax, Law & Kola Nut, Qant[…]

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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 #5: Hip Hop Soul ’92-98

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The Classic Material ‘bonus’ mixes fill the gaps in the original Classic Material Hip Hop History mixtape series, each exploring a specific sub genre or spin off genre not covered in the main series. #5 delves into Mid 90s R&B, specifically the pairing of R&B vocals with classic Hip Hop[…]

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