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Hezus – H+R mixtape


Hezus release a brand new mixtape on the Hit & Run label.
It is a heady and heavy mix of beats, blues, soul, psychedelia and of course plenty of drums!
You need to hear this excellent mix of rare, fantastic music. If you are quick you can still grab one of the super limited cassettes, along with a t-shirt or there is digital too.

Andy Votel – Monster Skies Mix Tape

andyMonster Skies, is a new imprint and collaborative project between Dual Planet and Finders Keepers Records in the UK curated by Andy Votel and James Pianta. Andy Votel kindly made this mix for Dusty Fingers. It will also be available on cassette tape for Record Store Day (April 19th) Super limited run, 100 copies only!
However, for all those who missed out, “Monster Skies” is now available for free download.


Malkovich – Love

Check out this new joint from rapper Malkovich, taken from the forthcoming mixtape, “Preboarding”, “Love” see’s Malkovich vocalizing Alice Coltranes “Love Supreme” to great effect. “Preboarding” is mixed by the one and only DJ Spinna and features Malkovich rapping over world music songs from Cesaria Evora, Augustus Pablo, Tim Maia, Serge Gainsbourg and more. Definitely one to look out for, but in the mean time you can grab his last album, “Great Expectations” for free via bandcamp and download “Love” from soundcloud.


Shepherds – Reposition

We’ve been waiting to hear more from Shepherds for a while now. So it was a nice surprise to see their new video “Reposition” posted up today. As ever, it’s an interesting mix of electronic, tripped out, spacey hip hop. The track is taken from the groups mixtape, “DFU X MXTP”, peep the soundcloud link below.

Andy Votel – Diabolical Melodix

andy-votel-mixtapeOriginally released on cassette only, Andy Votels latest mix, “Diabolical Melodix” is now available for free download.
The mix or beat tape is an excellent mix of “Hip-hop beats made by V.O.T.E.L using original old records.” Expect plenty of beat heavy psych, funky breaks, prog synths and more. Your ears need this!

Oh, and for anyone in Manchester, make sure you check out Votels forthcoming vintage hip hop nights, Slow Down launching October 31st.


Oddience – Paperboy

Check out the new video for the track “Paperboy” by Oddience. “Paperboy” is taken from their excellent new mixtape “Slide”. You can download “Slide” for from the groups website HERE. I’m not going to say too much now and let the music speak for itself.

Brewdem – Broken Biscuits Vol.1 mixed by The Asembly Worker

Brewdem crew coming straight out of Kent, consist of Joey Prolapse, Mr Loop, Mark From The Zoo, Humble Pious, J Billa, Tipps and a few more MC’s and producers (apologies for not naming you all). Having dropped a number of solo releases, group joints, and mixtapes (check out Joey Prolapses LeftHandSide podcast), this is their first mix featuring the full crew.
Featuring exclusive tracks from crew members, recent uk hip hop tunes, electronic madness, and a whole load of other beats and rhymes. It’s the perfect introduction to Brewdem Crew, who are without a doubt doing something interesting and entertaining within this world we call hip hop.
Right, who fancies a brew?

Aspects – Kings’ English

Tonight sees the launch party for Aspects third full length album, “The Left Hand Path”. To celebrate they have dropped a brand new mixtape, “Kings English”. chopped and screwed by the Printers Devil, it’s a mix of funky, electronic beats, garage rock samples, old skool hip hop and more. All topped off with acapella’s from the new album, although some of the vocals sound like they have been re-recorded for the mix.
It’s nice to hear the vocals in a different context, it seems to give them a slightly darker feel, but it’s always good hearing these Bristol b-boys getting funky over a David Bowie beat.
Now go get downloading and while you are at it grab yourself a copy of “The Left Hand Path”, you’ll feel better for it. Oh and see you tonight!

Raw On The Floor

Here is a new mix from LongDistanceDan for the Amen Brother Podcast series. Mixing up psyched out, electronic, hip hop and beats all firmly aimed at the dance floor. Watch out for more live DJ sessions alongside the Amen Brother crew at The Castle, London in the near future. In the mean time, have some of this!

Pete sasQwax – Herbie Goes Bananas Mix

Good friend of TLHS, Mr Pete SasQwax unleashed a new mix just before christmas entitled Herbie Goes Bananas. As the man himself puts it, “The Herbie in question is not a small, iconic, German automobile but is, instead, the slightly taller, infinitely more impressive on the keys, Herbert Hancock. The beats = all dusty crusty classics you should have heard a thousand times before; the music = all elements of Herbie Hancock tracks (let’s face it, there’s an INSANE amount of stuff to go at). I diced up beats & melodies, added a stack of my favourite accapellas and here it is.”

Check it out people, you won’t regret it!

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