Category Archives: beats

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Blue Daisy returns: Darker Than Blue

  The return of a maverick! Blue Daisy is back, and his new LP is pre-orderable now with an instant download of the title track, Darker Than Blue. The full album is released 25 September. Check a chat we had a good four years back at Hoya:Hoya. Track list for the album: My Heart  Daydreaming  Home  Alone ft. Connie Constance 

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Souleance: Secoue

Shake! This one’s taken me right back to all those Chilean parties I could never dance at growing up. With added bass, obviously. Fulgeance and Soulist deliver another summer banger with their unique take a Haitian flip of meringue known as Compa. It’s from the Tartare EP, which will be avialble from their Bandcamp. Gorgeous artwork as per usual from

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Lady Chann: Knowledge ft Flowdan

Grime and bashment collide on July 26 with the release of Lady Chann’s CorrupChan EP. This is a taster, the second single on some devilish business, and features Flowdan of Roll Deep. Mean production comes from Sukh Knight. Lady Chann Soundcloud Twitter

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Groovement Podcast: Agent J – Rigellious (June 2015)

It’s been a busy couple of months, and this is the first chance I’ve had to get around to a podcast since March. I’ll have to get another done soon, as there’s plenty I didn’t manage to fit on this one. All buy links are below, enjoy and discover! Mixcloud / iTunes / Download Agent J: Rigellious (June 2015) by

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New Cosmic Bridge releases from Om Unit and Danny Scrilla

Despite Cosmic Bridge being the label he founded four years ago, Om Unit hasn’t released a solo 12″ on the label until now. Torchlight Vol 1 is the next phase of his sound, following his recent Inversion LP for the Metalheadz label.         The EP is available to pre-order on Bandcamp now. In addition to this, labelmate

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Out now // Debruit – Outside The Line

I’ve just spent an hour or so in the company of this lovely record, having ordered the vinyl from Bandcamp, so thought I’d share it here. I spoke to Xavier about his vision for this LP, and the kicking-off of his new label ICI, a few months back when he visited Manchester for Banana Hill. He’s a driven, creative individual

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Golden Rules (Paul White x Eric Biddines) – Never Die ft Yasiin Bey

South London producer and longtime Groovement friend Paul White teamed up with Florida rapper Eric Biddines to make Golden Rules recently. Their debut is due to drop on the ever-powerful Lex Records later this year. Paul and Eric have just put out this lyric video for a new track featuring none other than Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def. Boom! Here’s

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Track premiere: Chris Read – Maylight – Beat Of The Heart

I’ve been following Chris Read since The Diary first dropped, and discovered a whole world of goodness over at Music Of Substance. It’s been a long time coming, but an album’s worth of his remixes is ready to go courtesy of BBE Music – I’m extremely proud to be able to premiere a sweeping track from the album, Maylight –

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40 Fatal Beats from Kuartz

Manchester based beat maker Kuartz once again brings the pain with his second limited edition cassette release, via the good folk at Brain Food Records. Typically soulful and Shaolin-influenced but imbued with that warm Kuartz character, there’s plenty of nodders on here. Listen below and grab yourself a copy here – at the time of writing only two cassette copies

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Instrumentals from Chalk

Well-loved Manchester MC Chalk put out the instrumental version of his debut album last week (‘For those with an aversion to my voice…’), with beats produced by he himself, Woli Wols and Aver. He’s backed that up today with another free release of instrumentals for your perusal. Download both from The Natural Curriculum’s Bandcamp, listen to both below. One for

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