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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material The Breaks of 1991

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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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Manifesto in Stereo #002: Summer 2023

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I’m pleased to share with you the second volume of this new 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 of[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Bonus Mix #4 (New Jack Rap)

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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 fourth bonus mix follows last month’s Hip House round up with[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Edition #5 (1991)

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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 #5 in this year by year series pays tribute to the Hip Hop[…]

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BBC 6 Music Celebrates #HIPHOP50 This Saturday

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Save the date radio heads! This Saturday BBC 6 Music celebrates HIPHOP50 with a spotlight on the 1970s featuring Ultimate Breaks and Beats legend Breakbeat Lou plus DJ sets from DJ Khan Fu, DJ Koco and you know who. My contribution is a breaks mix featuring cuts from the classic UBB compilation series[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material The Breaks #5 (1990)

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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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Suburban Architecture – Turning Point EP Promo Mix

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In support of the release of our fifth E.P ‘Turning Point’, 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: Tim Reaper, FFF, Law & more.[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Bonus Mix #3 (Hip House)

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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 bonus mix follows last month’s Hip House round up with a[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Megamix #4 (1990)

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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 1990 mixtape,[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Edition #4 (1990)

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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 #4 in this year by year series pays tribute to the Hip Hop[…]

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