Exclusive: KIDSUKE // Bonus track, Kidkanevil interview and Original Cultures mix

…o-O RHYTHM INCURSIONS MIX Laurent Fintoni from Rhythm Incursions is behind Original Cultures, “a non-profit project that aims to facilitate and promote cultural exchange between Japan and European countries through the medium of modern performing arts”. The Kidsuke tour is a product of this. Listen/download: Rhythm Incursions Novemeber 2012 THE ALBUM Glassy, hi-end music box melodies meet clinical, clipped hip hop downbeats in 16 parts, alloyed wi…

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PREVIEW: Original Cultures & Zoooriginals #1

Dope new project from Original Cultures & Zooo Print & Press, in which a visual artist designs a 7″ picture disc, and two producers take a side each. First up is Ericailcane’s design, with beats by Daisuke Tanabe & Jealousguy. Daisuke’s beat is trap as only he could do it; Jealousguy’s side is a bit more hype. Preview hurr… If you so desire, you can catch both Daisuke Tanabe (as half of Kidsuke with Kidkanevil) and Jealousguy at a hep joint near…

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Preview: ACID JAZZ /// 25th Anniversary Box Set

…rs Snowboy Original 12” Mix 4.32 6. Fresh In My Mind A Forest Mighty Black Original 12” Mix 4.38 7. Oh Shit Pharcyde Original Album Version 4.29 8. Black Whip Chapter & Verse Original 12” Mix 3.59 9. Back By Dope Demand King Bee Original 12” Mix 3.35 10. Theme From Starsky & Hutch James Taylor Quarter Original 12” Mix 5.52 11. Always There Incognito Original John Morales 12” Edit 3.34 12. Too Young To Die Jamiroquai Original Album Version 6.03 13….

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Preview: BEAT INC // The Formula EP ft Om Unit, Daisuke Tanabe

www.originalcultures.org www.facebook.com/originalcultures www.facebook.com/beatinc From the community and back in, Original Cultures presents Beat Inc’s Formula EP…   The Formula is a four-track EP of music written and composed by young Italian producer and multi-instrumentalist Fabrizio ‘B.Kun’ Pollice with drums by Ed ‘HED’ Amati. Together these two form Beat Inc., a project which was first introduced as part of Original Cultures’ 2011 product…

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Video: JEALOUSGUY // Hydra (Live)

…oooriginals picture 7” series released by Original Cultures Records in association with Zooo Print and Press. The 7″ also features a track by Daisuke Tanabe and artwork by Ericailcane.” Zooooriginals #1 : Audio Previews soundcloud.com/original-cultures/sets/zoooriginals-series/ Buy from Bandcamp originalcultures.bandcamp.com/album/zoooriginals-1 Buy from Boomkat boomkat.com/vinyl/618656-daisuke-tanabe-jealousguy-wana-hydra Jealousguy – Hydra live…

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Interview: The Reflex on revising history

…reproduce it here. Read the original .   The Reflex takes his cue from the original remixers, using only the original sounds from the master tapes to rearrange, extend and breathe new life into music. Nicolas Laugier moved to London from France just before the new millennium hit, and has recently had his work brought to light by the likes of Gilles Peterson and Craig Charles on their respective radio shows. His ‘revisions’ of classics such as Mich…

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Preview // Lewis James: Desire For Infinity (+ SertOne and LV remixes)

…rom SertOne and LV (both of whom are hard at work on separate projects for Original Cultures). Tracklist 01 Space Banquet 02 Her Jewels 03 Midnight feat. Dolor 04 Whole 05 Worse 06 Wrinkle Free Interlude 07 All or Nothing 08 Worse (SertOne Remix) 09 All or Nothing (LV Remix) Check his previous, Krakatoa, here. Boost the signal: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on WhatsA…

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On Wax / The Original Sound Of Burkina Faso from Mr Bongo Records

17 November sees a new compilation drop on Mr Bongo, The Original Sound of Burkina Faso. It follows the very well received The Original Sound of Mali compilation released back in March. Listen to a preview of the album above, and order the wax from Mr Bongo (it’s a double LP). The comp is compiled by David ‘Mr Bongo’ Buttle and Florent Mazzoleni and includes extensive liner notes.   Boost the signal: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window…

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On Wax / The Original Sound of Burkina Faso

PRE-ORDER Coming in October from Mr Bongo is The Original Sound of Burkina Faso, follows the success of The Original Sound of Mali compilation. David ‘Mr Bongo’ Buttle and Florent Mazzoleni have compiled folk, funk, blues, highlife, disco, psyche, latin, rock and soul with love. TRACKLIST – CD: 1. Abdoulaye Cissé – Jeunesse Wilila / 2. Bozambo – Kombissé / 3. Pierre Sandwidi – Boy Cuisinier / 4. Abdoulaye Cissé – Aw Yé Douba Ké / 5. Tidiani Couli…

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LISTEN: Blackjob – Trashdub Remixed EP

A lot of talent has been pulled together for Original Cultures‘ third release, a remix package of Blackjob’s Trashdub EP. The original, a chilled out dubstravaganza (an wot), gets twisted by the different styles of the remixers while managing to retain its dub roots. Don’t take my word for it, have a listen… Boost the signal: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on WhatsAp…

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Preview: SOUNDWAY // The Original Sound of Cumbia

…months. Will Holland aka Quantic and the head of Soundway, Miles Cletet, bring a monster of a comp to the fore. “Hundreds of 78s, 45s and LPs into just over two and a half hours of the finest Colombian cumbia”… ‘The Original Sound of Cumbia’ Medley by Soundway Boost the signal: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)…

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Groovement Interview / Starkiller’s C.E. Garcia

…ere talking this morning about trying to put something together. He had an original story that came out two years ago called Vandroid, like an eighties Terminator kind of thing. I was talking to him saying you gotta do a sequel, Starkiller will score it. He wants to do an original idea, so I said fucking let me know dude. Tommy was the artist behind a watershed story for Marvel, in which characters from the Marvel universe fall into the real world…

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Listen: DJANGO UNCHAINED // Original Soundtrack

Following our preview of James Brown x 2Pac last week, here’s the full album to stream. The usual wide range of genres for a Tarantino soundtrack including Jim Croce, Ennio Morricone and Rick Ross. Buy it on iTunes here. There’s apparently a vinyl soundtrack about too, although I can’t see the links where they’re supposed to be. Boost the signal: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Clic…

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Download: AIR ADAM Podcast // Ep 23: Fresh Out The Box

…in the future) but this track is from his new collaboration album with his original tour DJ Audio Ad and it’s a drum-heavy banger! Best of all, the whole album is available for free download here so go on and get a copy! Prodigy : Keep It Thoro (9th Wonder Remix) One of the few 5-star tracks on my iPod, been rocking this for a long while but it was ages before I found a vinyl copy – it looks to be an unofficial 12″ release of assorted 9th Wonder r…

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Buy for Japan: Various Artists // NIHON KIZUNA

…(FR) – High Hopes (All City Records) ** Tatsuki (JP) – Mirror In Bologna (Original Cultures) * Om Unit (UK) – Lavender (All City Records) ** Danny Drive Thru (UK) – Prescience (Fat City Records) * Slugabed (UK) – Rockin U (Ninja Tune) * Ken One (JP) – Mindrain (Raid System) * Paul White (UK) – Grimy Light (One Handed Music) ** Darkhouse Family (UK) – Lemon Drizzle (Fat City Records) * Illum Sphere (UK) – Sweat The Descent (Hoya:Hoya / Tectonic) *…

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New mix from Daisuke Tanabe for i-D magazine

…water Check another great mix from Daisuke, for Bonafide magazine, over at Original Cultures here. The National Jazz Trio Of Scotland – With Me Tonight [Karaoke Kalk] Takako Minekawa & Dustin Wong – Circle has Begun (yorokobi humming) [Plancha] BRAIDS – Ebben 1 [Arbutus Records] Kohei Kawakami – Spin / [demo] The Godz – The Mind [Base Record] Linda Perhacs – Chimacum Rain [Wild Places] hasymo – The City of Light [commmons] Tortoise – Falls Lake (b…

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Groovement Podcast: AGENT J // 7DEC13

…ebian Blak’s getting some wider exposure, Bolts has a forthcoming thing on Original Cultures, that Debruit and Alsarah album on Soundway is full tilt badness, the Teotima Ensemble track is 7 minutes of bliss, and all the hip hop on this mix demonstrates the top drawer quality about at the moment. Oh and that Slugabed B-side.. Zoinks! All song titles are clickable for buy, info and download links. Enjoy, and let me know what you think over on Twitt…

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LISTEN: Laurent Fintoni’s Brooklyn Radio Mix

…adio. Pretty blunted selection featuring a bunch of illness from his label Original Cultures, plus tons of unreleased/forthcoming bits (because he’s one of those guys) from acts like Fulgeance, Danny Scrilla, SertOne, Bolts, Throwing Snow, personal favourite Yosi Horikawa, and the eagerly-anticipated Kidsuke project. And one of mine. Well worth a little over an hour of your time, and who knows, you might find summat you like… Boost the signal: Cli…

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Download: OM UNIT // The World Is Simply A Mirror (Rhythm Incursions Mix)

…(forthcoming Cosmic Bridge) 3. Beat Inc. – Just Remember (Om Unit remix) (Original Cultures) 4. Dbridge – Cornered (Metalheadz) 5. Fracture – Bad Habit (Om Unit remix) (forthcoming Astrophonica) 6. Gemmy and Baobinga – Rockfall (Build) 7. Om Unit – Ulysees (forthcoming Civil Music) 8. EAN – Pictarus (Project Mooncircle) 9. Holy Other – Know Where (TriAngle) 10. Chesslo Junior – INlove (dubplate) 11. Traxman – Footworkin’ On Air (forthcoming Plane…

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INTERVIEW Breakbeat Lou & Peanut Butter Wolf

…with emcees in those days, they were rocking more other rap records (than original breaks). So the essence of the boom bap funk , the grimy aspect that was the original part was being lost. Why? Two-fold: the kids didn’t know the records, and if they knew the records they didn’t know where to find them. The digging spect wasn’t what it was. So, we decided to follow the Super Disco Brake’s (sic) trend, because they were doing this shit, the breaks…

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