► Ultimate Break Beats: The Canon – Exclusive Mix By Concréte Sound System

shockleewebpic_ultimatebreakbeatsthecanonCheck out this new throwback future mix exclusive from Primus Luta’s Concréte Sound System featuring a crazy collection of sounds of an earlier New York City and hip hop organics. Filled with a rugged vibe of experimentalism and a certain funk, jazz and punk edge, you can’t deny these beats are to be forever sealed in the global, collective music consciousness for all time. Time jump…

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► Dub Gabriel: Raggabass Mixtape Vol. 2

shockleewebpic_dubgabrielraggabassvol2Dub Gabriel and the Destroy All Concepts label returns with his newest Raggabass Mixtape featuring some of the top talent in the bass sphere.

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Did The Decline Of Sampling Cause The Decline Of Political Hip Hop? The Atlantic Interviews Hank Shocklee

shockleewebpic_atlanticdeclineofsamplingfErik Nielson, Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of Richmond, where his research focuses on African American literature and hip-hop culture, has written a thought-provoking piece on sampling for The Atlantic which Hank Shocklee was interviewed for.

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People Shouldn’t Go To Prison For Sharing A Video – Stop SOPA – TAKE ACTION!

shockleewebpic_sopaisbackFight for the Future and the Center for Rights are campaigning to get everyone involved to stop the censorship-driven, business-crushing, unnecessarily-criminalizing, horrible-for-web-users-everywhere, SOPA [Stop Onlince Piracy Act] from coming back to life. This affects everyone who uses the internet, so yes this means you too. Get the word out to your friends and help stop SOPA it before it spreads.

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► Emika: Passion + Piano Classical Mix

The multi-talented Emika takes us on an introspective journey of classically inspired passion and piano with this unique, soothing mix. Soak in it.

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► Damn Kids – My Last Mix Ever Volume 1

Damn Kids AKA Stephane Dechenes is a Toronto native who is brand spankin’ new on the scene. He calls this here mix full of his own white label bass and trap sounds his last mix ever, but after taking a listen, we doubt it.

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Ultimate Break Beats – Exclusive Mix By Primus Luta

Here’s a holiday treat from us to you, an exclusive mix from NYC sound explorer Primus Luta and his Concrète Sound System, a gem of a mix – pure soundsystem, hip hop, rhythm & breaks vibrations.

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► Bassnectar’s Freestyle Mixtape

Bassnectar’s new ‘Freestyle’ mixtape will get you amped up with an aggy selection featuring tracks from his ‘Freestyle’ EP out October 16th on Amorphous Music.

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► Plasticman Throwback: 2004 Mix From Plastician

Straight from Plastician come this filthy mix. A recent classic from when he went by the name Plasticman, this now 8 year old blend features tracks by Marsta, J Sweet, Target, DJ Oddz a then named Mark One, now known as MRK1.

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► Jazzcat – Dub Flavours

One of our favorite Mixcloud selectors, Jazzcat is back with another one, this one is called Dub Flavours and it’s on point.

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