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Kutoma (Kutmah) – ?????????.

Kutmah calls himself Kutoma on this release (WordPress won’t show the Japanese characters), and offers beats made of spare parts – I scarcely heard any horns, pianos, strings, guitars, or Motown wails. Instead, the beats are made of clatters, pops, and echoes. Something tells me WhoSampled won’t tell you much about..



Ray West & Dave Dar – im a star.

From a quiet, overlooked corner of New York rap that, despite appearances, still exists. The Sun Don't Chill by RED APPLES 45 The Sun Don't Chill by RED APPLES 45 Sphere: Related Content

N1L – Fugu.

London beats steeped in digital kitsch. UIQ proprietor Lee Gamble played it on the Dekmantel Podcast. Ikea Zen (UIQ0007) by N1L Ikea Zen (UIQ0007) by N1L Sphere: Related Content

Kutmah – krush groove.

Kutmah of the UK is a beatmaker in the Beat Konducta tradition, with volumes of inventive ideas. KOLD ASS BEAT TAPE by KUTMAH IT'S COLD OUTSIDE BUT THE BEATS ARE WARM by KUTMAH Sphere: Related Content


doon kanda – Heart.

Visual artist Jesse Kanda pours out his feelings with an EP of underwater electronic beats. I discovered this on PAN’s NTS show. doon kanda – heart (HDB105) by Hyperdub Sphere: Related Content

Oh No – You Gotta Bring.

Stones Throw are the great music archivists and curators of our time and so they’re reviving Ultimate Breaks & Beats with a producer series. Oh No helms the first volume with most potent funk. Sphere: Related Content

Karriem Riggins – 4Es’J.

Karriem Riggins has been on a roll since “30 Hours,” or I’ve just started paying attention. Headnod Suite by Karriem Riggins Sphere: Related Content