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Shareef Keyes and the Groove-Cooking Something: Album Review

Brooklyn raised singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Shareef Keyes, unites a collective sound of funk, hip-hop, and alternative Rhythm and Blues with the help of a twelve-piece band of New York City’s finest young artists hailing from ...
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Sterling Grove-Parallel Lines: Album Review

Montreal’s duo Marc Luciano and Stephen Robusto, under the stage name as Sterling Grove, is being touted as the latest Canadian based dance music export of note. The duo’s debut album, “Parallel Lines” on Youth Records features several guest ...
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Darude & Ashley Wallbridge feat. Foux-Surrender: Single Review

Finland's Darude and the UK's Ashley Wallbridge, joined by female vocalist Foux, heat up the vibe on the first release by the newly reimagined Garuda label (approaching its 10th anniversary), and the event makes a strong impression. Darude's ...
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Islandman-Rest In Space: Album Review

Istanbul-based Tolga Büyük started his solo Islandman project in 2010 and has already built a name for himself with a slew of self-released EPs & albums. Already a part of Istanbul’s psychedelic scene as a member of live band Farfara, ...
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Larry Cadge-Me, Myself And Larry: Album Review

Hailing from London, Larry Cadge began his career as a DJ in 1989. Raised in a musically entrenched family and drawing on soul and jazz icons such as Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, and Manuel Göttsching for song writing ...
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Current Value-Deadly Toys: Album Review

Current Value is an artist who has continually been at the forefront of drum and bass with his unique and pioneering approach to the genre. He’s one of the few producers in the genre whose appeal transcends the scene, having collaborated with ...
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Purple Haze-SPECTRVM: Album Review

The dark moody and euphoric creative side of Sander van Doorn—Purple Haze, has dazzled us over the years, notably with previous singles "Adrenaline" and "Eden." Once in a blue moon, when a new Purple Haze production comes forth, it marks a ...
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Odesza-A Moment Apart: Album Review

Odesza has three albums notched within their discography. 2012’ s self released "Summer’s Gone," 2014’s "In Return" for Ninja Tune, and just a couple of months ago, a new LP , also on Ninja Tune, "A Moment Apart." Upon the September 8th ...
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Giraffage-Too Real: Album Review

Mainstream publications including Pitchfork, The Fader and Vogue all praise the San Francisco based artist’s debut album "Too Real." The 10-track album has its beginnings dating back two years ago, recorded in his bedroom and tells a story of the ...
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Alex Christensen & The Berlin Orchestra-Classical 90s Dance Extended Edition: Album Review

Alex Christensen’s contribution to dance music includes the global smash hits, “Ritmo de la Noche—his first Gold record and “Das Boot” with U96, a track that remained at the top spot on Germany’s charts for 13 weeks. It’s been said ...