Close Encounters is Melbourne based duo Allan McConnell and Finn Rees who developed their sound following an European trip where they went crate digging for rare groove records. On their releases they fuse electronic, hip hop, disco and soul. This is their second album following on from the first Soulacoasta in 2018. They describe their […]
During the month of February we added a lot of single tracks. Here are some notes on some of them, and below is the complete list. Boca 45 – (Do It) Fluid. Straight up jazz dance from Boca 45 aka Scott Hendy. Boca 45 is a DJ and remixer, and yes, he plays a lot […]
During the month of April we’re featuring albums by Danielle Ponder, Kalabrese., The Drawbars, Vieux Farka Touré & Khruangbin, Three Seventy and 4 compilations. The Resin Dogs’ Hydrofunk Records celebrates 25 years, Boca 45 delivers Bombstrikes ‘Funk n’ Beats Number 10, Acid Jazz introduce us to ‘The Sound of Tardem Records’, and Adelaide’s Press Records puts […]
Inkswel is an Adelaide based DJ and producer who started out in the Adelaide Hip Hop scene. After jaunts in London, Amsterdam and Berlin during the 2000’s he’s now a prolific producer with multiple albums out on multiple labels including his own label Inner Tribe Records. He calls himself a “Purveyor of all things soulful” […]
During the month of Febuary we’re featuring albums by Regal, Stephen Mallinder, Black Jesus eXperience, Bangs & Talbot, Al-Qasar, Kaidi Tatham, Nordmassiv, Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl, Rhabdomantic Orchestra, Sam Redmore, Sudan Archives and TSHA.
During the month of October we’re featuring albums by Beyoncé, Bright Dog Red, Jah Sazzah, Lizzo, Sampa The Great, Rephrase, Stimulator Jones, Tosca and 2 compilations, “Inner Tribes Records Label Sampler Vol. 1” and “Joints & Jams Vol. 2” by Shaka Loves You.
During the month of June we’re featuring albums by Inkswel & The Snaglepuss, Tanika Charles, Ebi Soda, Harvey Sutherland, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, The Volume Electric, 2 Tinariwen re-released albums celebrating 20 years since the release of their debut, and we celebrate 2 Australian albums that are 20 and 25 years old by Katalyst and […]
2Fox feat Nandi – Mi Casa (Mele Remix) Adri Block & Paul Parsons – What’s Mine (Nu Disco Club Mix) Alex Preston x Julia Church – Pink Rocket Alterboy & Zoo District – Feeling Alright Art Of Tones – Crazay Babert & Mell Hall – Can’t Stop Now Biscits – The Judge BLONDISH, Francis Mercier […]
House music legend and pioneer David Morales talks to Beatportal about his new album, ‘Life Is A Song’ and his new label Diridim Records. This is David Morales’ first full length release in well over a decade, it includes collaborations with some other big names. Check out the album and what David Morales had to […]
In an article written for Mixmag, The Black Madonna and Lisa Blanning reflect on some of the women who played a major role in shaping dance music as we know it today. Included in the list is, Delia Derbyshire, Wendy Carlos, Donna Summer, Sylvia Robinson, Gillian Gilbert and 15 more, you can read all about […]