favourite things | 9.17

favourite things 9.17 Madlib, Rapsody feat. Busta Rhymes, El Michels Affair, Will Sessions feat. Wendell Harrison, 30/70, Oddisee, Danny Watts feat. Aye Mitch, Chester Watson, Mick Jenkins, Young RJ feat. Joyner Lucas & Statik Selektah, EarthGang, Ivan Ave, FloFilz, Reginald Omas Mamode IV, Mecca:83 feat. Monma, Mndsgn, B. Cool-Aid feat. Swarvy, Budamunk & Yotaro feat. TSuggs, James Vickery feat. Blue Lab Beats, DAYO feat. Simo Jelqzkov, The JuJu Exchange, Gabriel Garzón-Montano, Matt Martians feat. Kaytranada & Badbadnotgood, BADBADNOTGOOD feat. Colin Stetson, Jordan Rakei, Vibration Black Finger feat. Maggie Nicols, Broadstrokes, Silo, KUPLA, Roberto Echo, René Schier, DJM trio, Kaytranada, Samiyam, Carlos Niño & Friends

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favourite things | 8.17

favourite things 8.17 Apollo Brown & Planet Asia, Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman, KMD feat. Jay Electronica & DOOM, Žiga Murko & wuf, BudaMunk & Youtaro,, Dil Withers, Bishop Nehru, Iman Omari, Mulatto Beats feat. Mick Jenkins, Castelluzzo, Kazumi Kaneda, Tim, Natty Reeves, Ben Hayes & Alfa Mist, DAYO feat. Desy & Volen, Miryam Solomon, Jordan Rakei, Mecca83 feat. Octavio Santos, Phill Musra Group, Moses Boyd, Lloyd Miller, Danan Hargeysa feat. Mohamed Huro Abdihashi, Alpman, German Oak, Rodinia, Milo.

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favourite things | 4.16

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The soundcloud selection ‚favourite things 4.16‘ holds two hours of brand new music. Including songs and productions by artists such as Jameszoo featuring Arthur Verocai, Sarathy Korwar, BADBADNOTGOOD, Braxton Cook, ThisIsJBird, 2LATE, Stro Elliot, Ding, Mecca:83, KA-YU, Little Simz, Remi with Sampa The Great, Syd from the Internet, The Invisible with Reginald Omas Mamode IV, Barney Artist and Jordan Rakei, Alexis Davis, Ivan Ave, De La Soul, DJ Manipulator, Smoke DZA & Flying Lotus, Bishop Nehru, J Dilla & Bilal, Snoop Dogg, Action Bronson, DJ Shadow featuring Run The Jewels, Romare, Henri Texier remixed by Bonobo, Fink on Grasscut and the Owiny Sigoma Band.

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alexis davis | the other numbers

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Alexis Davis are: DJ/Producers Mecca:83, Simon S, Spinnerty, and MC Replife. It’s been three years since the Alexis Davis project released their debut release „3“ out into the world. Since then the group have continued to work behind the scenes on new material and to explore new directions for their music. „The Other Numbers“ is a collection of singles, unreleased and demo material catalogs the highlights from the 2012-2015 era: a selection of singles, unreleased and demo tracks that document the evolution of the Alexis Davis sound. Consider this the precursor to their forthcoming release „2“.

All tracks written, produced & arranged by Alexis Davis Additional Vocals on „Closer To Ubiquity“ by Cecelia Stalin Live instrumentation on „Take It There“ and „Mecca – Live Dub“ by the Patricia Marx Band.

» Streaming and free download after the jump …

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bahia affair

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REdefinition are Mecca:83, Buscrates 16-bit Ensemble and DistantStarr, all friends with a long history of musical collaboration. It was only a matter of time until they came together to form a unit. Influenced by classic brazilian music of the 60’s and 70’s, „Bahia Affair“ blends elements of bossa percussion with MPC beats and ample Fender Rhodes licks.

Sampled elements remain but play a background role in the mix: providing the accents between live horns and guitar solos that give the project an added organic texture. The EP also features guest spots from the group’s extended family, including vocals from Nardo Says and Sabrina Cuie as well cuts from DJ Omas. To round things off, Rotterdam’s finest beatmaker Moods provides a soulful remix of the EP’s title track to satisfy both beat heads and boom bap fiends alike.

Out August 12th, order on Bandcamp, preview after the jump.

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expansion sound vol. 1

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To celebrate the relaunch of their musical family, enjoy 30 tracks of soulful goodness from the Expansions Collective, as well as some of their extended family. Featuring some tracks by well known producers such as Amin Payne, Buscrates, Handbook, Mecca:83, Moods, Question,Vanilla and many more. The album is available as Bandcamp donation.

All profits from this release will go towards helping the brother Buscrates 16-bit Ensemble with his medical bills, after recently being hit by a car. Learn more and/or donate some funds here.

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the glitchy / the dusty

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„The Glitchy / The Dusty“ is another great compilation by Night Swimmers exclusive to HHV. The album comes with 18 beats by producers like FloFilz, Melodiesinfonie, Mecca:83, Jimbo Matsumoto, Spaced Out Family, Evil Needle and many more. Grab it on September 27th. on HHV. Free download on Bandcamp.



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sketchbook pieces

Mecca:83 - Sketchbook Pieces

Mecca took the time out to compile some of his favourite free collaboration/remix tracks from the last 18 months into one collection. 12 tracks of good soulful music and all for free download (or donate if you dig!). „Sketchbook Pieces“ features Von Pea of Tanya Morgan, Bobby Blunt, Buscrates 16bit Ensemble, Kan Sano, Jesse Futerman and Somepling to name a few. His new project „Open“ is coming soon …

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tributes to james dewitt yancey

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Tributes to James Dewitt Yancey features production & remixes by artists from across the globe including 14KT, Abjo, Ahwlee, Astronote, BMB aka Space Kid, BoomBaptist, Dibiase, Flying Lotus, Haz Solo, Hir-O, House Shoes, DaveNotti, JuSoul, K15, Knxwledge, Languid, L’Orange, M-Phazes, Mecca:83, Mndsgn, Nameless, Oddisee, Offbeatkid, Ohbliv, OriJanus, Raj Mahal, RAJA, Rbe., Samiyam, SertOne, Stray Phrases, Ta-Ku & Waajeed. Free download here or here.

super nice

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The guys of Super Nice Music compiled their best off 2011. The free album comes with 19 tracks by artists such as yU, Pac Div, Mecca:83, Evil Needle, Hannibal King, Versis, Apollo Brown, Boonie Mayfield … free download here.

“As the year is not over yet, and because we would like to thank all of you for your continued support of Super Nice Music, we hereby present the “2011: The Best Of The Blog” compilation, which serves as a gift from the SNM crew to you! We’ve asked some our favourite artists from all over the world if we it would be ok to give away their music for free, and to our surprise nobody gave no as an answer.”

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