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Seven Davis Jr preps Universes LP for July release

This one’s out on my birthday PLUS comes with the personal recommendation of Kutmah, so couldn’t possibly be avoided. Seven Davis Jr, who’s previously released on IZWID, Kutmah’s label, is all set to push out his debut Ninja Tune LP, Universes, on 24th July 2015. The man drips groove and innovation. Seven has been working on music for years, hence

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Preview: Mr Scruff – Friendly Bacteria album

Mr Scruff Friendly Bacteria Release: 19 May 2014 2LP, CD Returning to an LP format following a series of 12 inches for his last album, Ninja Tuna (did you see that tuna USB?), the new Mr Scruff sees a slightly different approach than previous releases; ‘tougher, sparser, less samples, more bass. More vocals and collaborations and shorter tunes,’ remarks Scruff.

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Preview // Lee Bannon: Alternate/Endings

Known to most as one of the defining Joey Bada$$ producers, Lee Bannon demos his drum & bass roots on his debut album for Ninja Tune (who seem to be, rightly, all over everything at the moment). You can listen to all tracks here. Buy the LP, digi and CD at the Ninja shop.   .

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Kelis signs to Ninja Tune

Huh? Two worlds continue to collide with the news that Kelis has signed to Ninja Tune. The likes of Danny Brown and Kanye West have looked towards more traditionally (for hip hop) leftfield producers in the last couple of years, but going the whole hog and signing to an independent label is a thing to behold. I look forward to

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Groovement Podcast: AGENT J // 7DEC13

It’s been a couple of months, but I’ve got a bag of new hip hop, jazz and funk to open December. Highlights for me are the most successful LabelGroovement release so far from Mecca 83, that Polystation track (Chilean beats from Discos Cetaceos) and the dons Jungle Fire, who I hooked up with on their Manchester date at Band on

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Groovement Podcast: AGENT J // 50CT13

Agent J presents all new music for October – hip hop and beats with a twist of funk ’round the middle. Feedback appreciated! No talk on this one, just tunes. Subscribe on iTunes Listen on Mixcloud Download direct   AGENT J // 5OCT13 by Jamie Groovement on Mixcloud   00:00 Herrotics – Clear Day – Manchester hip hop originators 01:44 CeddyJay

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Manchester: BONOBO DJ SET // 22 MAY 2013 + TOUR DATES

In a serendipitous move for fans of apes, Gorilla plays host to a Bonobo DJ set following his sold out show at the Ritz that night. Facebook event Tickets Check out the full European tour dates below. New long player The North Borders, featuring Portico Quartet vocalist Cornelia and Erykah Badu amongst others,  is out now – listen to clips

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Reach Manchester: SO FLUTE: LETHERETTE x RICH REASON // 12 APRIL 2013

Following the ridiculously good times had by all with Gilles Peterson and Werkha, So Flute show no signs of stopping as the new Manchester club night juggernaut. And it’s at the bloody Roadhouse too, home to Hoya Hoya and our night In The Loop, so we consider them brothers in arms. Just watch, they’ll be playing in the Printworks outside

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