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TA-KU & WAFIA – LOVE SOMEBODY

With the release of their collaborative ‘(m)edian EP’ pushed back until August 5, Perth producer Ta-ku and Brisbane vocalist Wafia drop another track from the project to follow ‘Meet In The Middle‘.  Although Ta-ku is more than capable of delivering something more upbeat, the track is a decidedly sombre one; concerned with the all-consuming nature of love; their respectively…

CVK – WITH YOU

  Connecticut beatmaker CVK drops the short-but-sweet ‘With You’.  The track, which briefly samples Ashanti’s ‘Foolish’, demonstrates CVK’s brilliant handle on ambience and Soul. Based around a washed out guitar loop, this is the kind of calm audio landscape one might expect from King Krule.  If CVK’s label Future Sound can hook that up – we’re…

CVK – SUNROSES

Released on Australian beat label Future Sound, ‘Sunroses’ is a delicate, shuffling new cut from Connecticut producer CVK.  Gentle keys and melodies against lo-fi percussion have garnered CVK comparison to legendary Japanese producer Nujabes.  Where the two seemingly, differ however, is through the former’s inclusion of an Ol’ Dirty Bastard sample, which brilliantly offsets the track’s mellow vibe with…

LUKE BONDS – FRAME

Since we were first introduced to Luke Bonds back when he went by Italilc(f), we’ve really heard the Barbadian producer hone his craft, as he cements his niche in the world of instrumental Hip Hop.  His latest drop, ‘Frame’, is a re-release on Australian label Future Sound.  The album begins with  the abstract, crackling Jazz cut ‘Cereal’, shortly followed…