Download: FINEST EGO // German / Austria / Swiss Beatmakers Compilation

…for free until January 5 2012 Snippet: (download full below the album art) Finest Ego | German / Austrian / Swiss Compilation Snippet by Project Mooncircle     Finest Ego they say: A while has passed since our last compilation has been released but just in time for the 2011 holiday season Project: Mooncircle and Finest Ego bring you the already fifth edition of our acclaimed compilation series. Shifting focus towards central Europe, we find the th…

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Preview: FINEST EGO // Faces 12″ Series Vol. 3 – Sekuoia / Rain Dog

…-ego-faces-12-series-vol-3 |http://facebook.com/projectmooncircle | http://finestego.com/releases Limited edition 12″ vinyl version Project: Mooncircle & Finest Ego have teamed up to establish a fresh new 12” producer series, entitled “Faces”. On every edition, you will find two different producers. Respectively, each producer will have their own record-side and unique cover artwork by the aspiring Bioniq, known for his surrealistic portraits, ble…

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Download: KIDSUKE {KIDKANEVIL x DAISUKE TANABE} // Monster Munch Mix for Finest Ego

…ith some preview shizness to come… in the meantime enjoy this one from the Finest Ego crew. Tracklist: 01. Peter Broderick – Floating/Sinking 02. Gabriel Prokofiev & Peter Gregson – Float Dance (kidkanevil Remix) 03. Little Dragon – Constant Surprises (Daisuke Tanabe Remix) 04. Kidsuke – Nanotrees (Out In The Woods) 05. Cokiyu – Your Thorn 06. Naive Machine – Hendra 07. Offshore – Downer 2 08. Cuushe – Do You Know The Way To Sleep (Geskia! Remix)…

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Preview: FINEST EGO UK/IRELAND ft Danny Drive Thru, Darkhouse Fam, Om Unit, Kelpe, Huess and more

V/A: FINEST EGO | UNITED KINGDOM / IRELAND COMPILATION (ALBUM, CASSETTE, DIGITAL, DWNLD) Release: “soon”   Already sounding like comp of the year, this is forthcoming on the illustrious PROJECT: MOONCIRCLE label. Put together by recent Groovement guest LAURENT FINTONI (Rhythm Incursions), it acts as a snapshot of the best established and up and coming producers around today. The release also represents the variety of sounds (that need no genre de…

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Download: FINEST EGO // UK & Ireland Compilation

The latest instalment in a global series highlighting beatmakers both established and brand new, this UK/Ireland special has been put together by Rhythm Incursions mainman and good friend of ours Laurent Fintoni. It’s available to download for nada for a limited time only. May we also take the opportunity to point out it contains a track by Manchester don Danny Drive Thru, too. Find out more about the comp by listening to Laurent on Groovement,…

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Download Manchester’s finest on Kyrdroponics Volume 2

Showcasing the finest MCs out of Manchester’s ridiculous talent pool is the second in producer Kydro’s Kydroponics series. It also sees the launch of his Room 2 recording label. Manchester’s recently been getting some love via the debut album from The Mouse Outfit, and a couple of lyricists cross over to this release, including Sparkz, Dubbul-O and Black Josh. Have a look at the cast list and have a listen on the embed below, or download here. S…

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INTERVIEW Breakbeat Lou & Peanut Butter Wolf

…cking is that he has his edge in this game and his history, but there’s no ego to it. There’s no ego whatsoever. We get the mutual respect and respect the lanes that we carry and compliment each other every which way. There’s never a sense of, ‘this is who I am, respect this’. When the two started to become friends, Lou was already well aware of Stones Throw’s output. “Oh, most definitely. When I came back into this game, I’m a student wholehearte…

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Download: GROOVEMENT 9AUG11 ft LONE x PARIAH & PETE ROCK

…Roll Dat DANNY DRIVE THRU – Black Gestapo These four are snippets from the Finest Ego UK/Ireland comp – http://www.projectmooncircle.bandcamp.com PETE ROCK x INI – Fakin’ Jax (Sourface Remix Instrumental) More Sourface production. PETE ROCK – INTERVIEW Full interview to be written up for www.bonafidezine.com PETE ROCK x SMIF-N-WESSUN ft TYLER WOODS- Monumental BETA HECTOR – Jupiter Mission Tru Thoughts newness… YOSI HIRIKAWA – Letter Lovely music…

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Reach: KIDSUKE x Manchester

…ck. Buy Manchester tickets For now, a quick look at the flyer and some more tour dates! The album is out in two days on Project Mooncircle – have a listen to snippets here or below in the embed. Also check the Finest Ego Kidsuke mix here.   Spread the word: 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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LISTEN: Sieren & Lomovolokno – Project: Mooncircle Faces Vol4

The fourth in Project: Mooncircle and Finest Ego‘s Faces series features the sounds of Sieren and Lomovolokno, the art of Bioniq, and is bloody lovely. According to the press release, “one was inspired by naive childhood memories of imaginative creatures seen floating in the nighttime sky, while the other looks into an uncertain future that holds the anxiety of a fresh start but also the ever present risk of failure”. While that’s not what I got…

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Interview: STIG OF THE DUMP X GROOVEMENT

…s fact. The problem with it is recognising it in others & not allowing the ego to distort it. How important is it to you to remain completely independent of industry bullshit? As long as I conduct myself in a way I can be proud of everything else is whatever. I don’t want to avoid the industry, I just refuse to “play the game” or compromise what I consider to be who I am (again relying on “the truth”) that attitude isn’t conducive to a roll in the…

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Groovement Podcast – Agent J: Yo! {March 2015}

…e Walls ft Bilal, Anna Wise and Thundercat Flako – Shape Of Things To Come Ego Ella May – How Far Ego Ella May WST VGHN – You & Me (from Chilean Juke Vol 1) Ibeyi – River Freddie Gibbs – White Range Magic Drum Orchestra – Crunked Up This one was originally by Benga, from his landmark Diary of an Afro Warrior Samrai & Platt – One Step ft Trigganom Yes! New release from the Swing Ting bad boys out of Manchester. Silkersoft – Waterlust Ginger Johnson…

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Download: AIR ADAM // Podcast #38

…t even though I’m usually a big fan of 9th Wonder – fortunately, Utrecht’s finest Nicolay saw fit to give it a complete remix on his “Dutch Masters, Vol 1” project! I don’t know how easy that one is to find but there are some nice tracks on the vinyl sampler so it looks well worth having the full release. Taana Gardner : Heartbeat Bit of a classic single here! This 1981 release on West End Records was a red-hot record at the time and has survived…

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After the Storm presents… CRAZY P

…y… Crazy P have spent ten years establishing themselves as one of the UK’s finest purveyors of 21st century disco, and have also become one of THE big draws on the festival circuit. Playing a delicious mix of seriously funky hip-shaking sounds they know precisely how to take an audience by the ears, slowly bring them up and keep them dancing. A string of quality releases have also won them a worldwide fan-base and their 4th studio album, “Stop Spa…

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Watch: MARV WON // 2 MINUTE DRILLS

…Here is Marvin O’ Neal, aka MarvWon, aka one of the 313’s finest MC’s, by a car. Here is a video of Marvin O’ Neal, aka MarvWon, aka one of the 313’s finest MC’s, doing some raps.     You can also download this here for free.         Spread the word: 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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Manchester: Ness Cohen’s Street Art at Night with New York Brass Band, Bedos and a plethora of street artists

…on Terrace NQ, as part of Museums at Night program of events. Manchester’s finest Street Artists will be painting live accompanied by a hip-hop style brass band and the art created on the night is to be raffled off with the proceeds going to Mustard Tree , the local homeles s charity. Inside will be the opening night of an 8 week photography and street art exhibition themed around Manchester’s oh so cooool Northern Quarter. Museums at Night, is an…

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Exclusive Download: SUBMOTION ORCHESTRA // Blindspot (Opal Block Remix)

…with. Following the amazing critical reception to their debut long player Finest Hour, the band are about ready to drop new album Fragments. Scroll down for tour dates! The first single’s called Blindspot, containing remixes from Distance, Maribou State and this exclusive from Opal Block. While this mix is on a housey tip, the elusive Manc beat maker is a purveyor of a variety of styles. Check his free EP over on his Bandcamp. ORIGINAL MIX “Sizzl…

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Download: DJ A-UP X BEDOS // NouGold May 2011

  Download NouGold 1 NouGold Facebook   Two of Manchester, England’s finest hip hop heads have joined forces to make a new podcast series. Exploring the finest in new hip hop which sounds like it was made in the Golden Era of the nineties, rallying against the waves of shite that are hitting the mainstream.   DJ A-UP : resident of Manchester live hip hop night IN THE LOOP and formerly of the now-departed C’MON FEET, A-UP’s mixtapes are always me…

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Reach London: DJ JAZZY JEFF & FRIENDS // SAT13APRIL2013

…parties in town for another year. Topping the bill we have Philadelphia’s finest, ‘The Magnificent’ DJ Jazzy Jeff. Widely regarded as the greatest DJ on the planet, he is by far the most popular DJ among our Hip-Hop loving regulars that make The Doctor’s Orders their musical mecca. Having come to prominence in the 1980’s as the DJ and TV sidekick to Will Smith’s ‘Fresh Prince’, he’s continued to raise the bar for Hip-Hop both through his phenomen…

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Manchester / The Legendary Juice Crew: 13 Nov 2017

…York in the early eighties, the crew took their name from Mr Magic’s alter ego, Sir Juice. The importance of the Juice Crew’s legacy on hip hop culture can not be overstated, Marl and Magic adding new artists to the family progressively and forming a partnership with Cold Chillin’ Records, whose output consisted mainly of artists from the collective. Their impact was summed up nicely by Nas, when he said ‘(they) made us believe that although we ca…

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