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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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Download: Seymour & Cheech’s Wasted Talent EP on LabelGroovement

I kicked off LabelGroovement, a digital and Bandcamp focused label, last year with a release from LA’s Depakote. Mecca:83. Kuartz and Tehbis have all put out stunning releases on there, and I’m really proud of the ‘Volume One’ compilation that so many talented beatmakers contributed to. I’m chuffed to be able to rep Manchester with this new one, courtesy of two

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Groovement Podcast: Watch Deez – Smoked Steaks & Ice Cream

A hip hop and soul head all day long, Gez Miley is a music lover with taste. His blog, Watch Deez, is his outlet and I’ve asked him for a choice selection for Groovement – he hasn’t disappointed. He says, “There isn’t really any rhyme or reason to the selection here. The majority here is Hip-Hop but with a little

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Download // Johnty DelMonte’s Fire Walking B Boy Classics Mix

Download My boy Johnty Del Monte delivers another selection of fire over on his Soundcloud, recorded on New Year’s Eve – I’m looking forward immensely to his Groovement selection this year! “New and old b boy classics for your listening pleasure. Mostly no nonsense hip hop and funk breaks with a touch of latin thrown in for good measure One

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The Mouse Outfit break America, kinda

  Escape Music is available now on digital, CD (also try Eastern Bloc in Manchester) and vinyl.   If you’re in Manchester on Saturday, they’re hitting up Hit and Run with Mr Thing over at Antwerp Mansion – grab tickets here. THE MOUSE OUTFIT BREAK AMERICA! Well, kind of. Topping off a year that has seen the release of their debut album finally catapult them towards

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Download // Mute Speaker: Take Yourself Apart

Take Yourself Apart comes from Brighton producer Rob O’Hara aka Mute Speaker, whose name you may have spotted on 2013’s Groovement Volume One compilation. He’s a veteran of many releases in his own right of course, most recently the Jeff Noon-inspired Dripfeeders instrumental project. The album features Chris Clarke, J-Thorn, Gajah, Express Fresh, BeOND, Capsize, Gel Roc & Pause. Download

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Download: Imperial remixes Kanye’s Diamonds in a boom bap style

A stomping soulful remix from UK producer Imperial of this staple Kanye tune to kick off the new year. Imperial’s recent killer EP with K.I.N.E.T.I.C. – Pencils Not Pistols – is also still available for free. Download Kanye West – Diamonds from Sierra Leone (Imperial Remix) by Imperial Web: imperialbeats.co.uk Twitter: @imperialbeats FB: facebook.com/imperialbeatsuk

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Mystro’s 2013 UK Rap Up

Happy new year, all. With a video sure to be forthcoming in the next couple of weeks, Mystro presents his now-traditional end of year rap up. 2013 in words, motha lovas.     Check the UK Rap Up archive over at Mystro’s official site.

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Just Liam shares Dark Thoughts

Just Liam won the cypher at our night In The Loop in Manchester really, and was brought to my attention by his sensei and long time Groovement fam Kuartz. Follow Liam on Twitter – the Prodigal Sons mixtape is out in January.

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