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Manifesto in Stereo #003 Winter ’23

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I’m pleased to share with you the third volume of this new (nearly) quarterly mix series, ‘Manifesto in Stereo’. The mission, or Manifesto if you like, is a simple one – to play music that is moving me right now outside the restrictions of heavily themed mixes . A proportion[…]

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Classic Material x Apple Music: New Mixes Added

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Earlier this year Classic Material teamed up with Apple Music to offer all of the 90s editions of the Classic Material year by year mixtape series, officially licensed on the streaming service. As we enter the last month of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’re pleased to announce that the 80s[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Bonus Mix #6

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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 sixth bonus mix focuses on another sub-genre popularised in the 90s[…]

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Suburban Architecture – New Towns Mixtape #007

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This is the seventh in our ‘New Towns’ mixtape series showcasing new and recent / contemporary Drum & Bass music rooted in or influenced by the intelligent, ambient or atmospheric sounds of the mid 90s. The intention is not necessarily to focus on brand new releases, but simply to play[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Edition #7 (1993)

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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 #7 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 1992

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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. Alongside the Hip Hop series, this companion Breaks series takes our re-cap[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Bonus Mix #5 (90s Dancehall Hip Hop)

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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 fifth bonus mix focuses on another sub-genre popularised in the 90s,[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Megamix #6 (1992)

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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 1992 mixtape,[…]

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BBC 6 Music Ultimate Breaks & Beats Mix Now on Mixcloud

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My Ultimate Breaks & Beats tribute mix for @bbc6music’s @hueymorgan show (first aired as part of the station’s #HIPHOP50 celebration last month) has now been added to my Mixcloud. 15 minute mix containing around 30 original Funk, Soul, Disco cuts featured on the legendary UBB compilation series.  Track list: 1. Rufus Thomas – The Breakdown Part[…]

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Suburban Architecture – New Towns #006 Mixtape

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This is the sixth in our ‘New Towns’ mixtape series showcasing new and recent / contemporary Drum & Bass music rooted in or influenced by the intelligent, ambient or atmospheric sounds of the mid 90s. The intention is not necessarily to focus on brand new releases, but simply to play[…]

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