Orakel – When Time Doesn’t Know Itself

With collaborators such as Dwight Trible and Dorian Concept, the debut album from Austrian outfit Orakel is one to look out for. Click to listen to some of the tracks.

Sofa Surfers – Sinus (Dorian Concept Remix)

Austrian wunderkind Dorian Concept takes the music of fellow band Sofa Surfers to a new generation of listeners.

Scion A/V interviews Carl Craig

Short interview with Planet E founder Carl Craig, whose label is turning 20 years old this year. Hear about his beginnings and how he ended up launching the label.

SHOOK Volume 10

Our favourite UK music magazine has unleashed its tenth issue this week and it comes with features on Bristol’s Wild Bunch soundsystem, former pirate radio Kiss FM, features on various labels in the country and much more!

Krystal Klear – FACT Mini Mix

Manchester’s Krystal Klear has not only been on FACT Magazine’s watchlist for 2011, but he answered a bunch of questions and put together this fine mixtape for them. A must-have!

Ghostpoet – Cash & Carry Me Home

The final teaser before the debut Ghostpoet album drops on Brownswood comes with remixes from Alex Patchwork and Gang Colours. The former is available for free download!

Bilal – Levels

Taken from Bilal‘s 2010 album Airtight Revenge, this video for the new single Levels was directed by Flying Lotus.

Weekly Bits 3/2011

Another week with free downloads from Jaylib, Jeremiah Jae, Fabrice Lig and Morgan Zarate. Also the only interview with Drexciya, a Pixelord give-away, a Caribou box-set and more.

Paperclip People – The Climax Re-edits

Here’s the “C2 re-appropriated re-edit of the appropriated version by Unknown Artist Track 3 that is The Climax“. Confused?

Julio Bashmore – Everyone Needs A Theme Tune

London’s PMR Records kickstarts with a new EP by Julio Bashmore. The title track on this is already one of the best tunes I’ve heard this year.

James Blake Live at Maida Vale

We already brought you a video from the same session, now here you can listen to a batch of three tracks from the James Blake live session at Maida Vale.

Presk – Minimix

This one’s quite an oldie, but it’s a good one nevertheless. Amsterdam’s Presk is the man responsible for this fine mixtape.

Om Unit – The Timps

Coming out in March on Civil Music, London’s Om Unit has completed his yet most Drexciyan release to date.

Nocow – Homeward Rain

A free track from one of the less known in this generation of Russian beatmakers, courtesy of Saint Petersburg’s Nocow.

Cold Mission – The Remixes

Considered by many as the first attempt at broken beat, the duo of Dego and Marc Mac released this track in 1996 on their own Reinforced imprint.

Ahu – To: Love (Tightface Remix)

With Ahu’s To: Love, one of our favourites from last year gets the remix treatment by London beatmaker Tightface.

James Blake – The Wilhelm Scream (live)

Listen to James Blake performing his new single “The Wilhelm Scream” recorded live at the legendary Maida Vale Studios in London.

As time goes by

About this time a year ago, the current design of the site went online. So I went a little through my files to share some previous incarnations and early drafts with you.

2010: One Last Look

We’re already halfway through the first month of 2011, so you probably don’t want to hear about my favourites of 2010. If you do, you’re only one click away!

Cex – Megamuse EP

End of January, Tigerbeat6 will release the latest EP from Cex, accompanied by remixes from Fulgeance, Baconhead, Raoul Sinier and others.

Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma Alt Takes

A webcam and a physical copy of Cosmogramma is all it takes to enable the download for these alternate versions. Click to find out how it works.

Daedelus – We All Have Magical Properties

Los Angeles’ Daedelus, muscian, great live performer and now running his own label Magical Properties, put together this mixtape for International Tapes.

Virtual Boy – Mass

Don’t ask me about Virtual Boy, but Los Angeles based label Alpha Pup has just posted a this tune by the duo.

Sotu the Traveller – Verbs

Taken from his brilliant debut album Left, you can download this track by Dutch producer Sotu the Traveller for free.

Slept on Mixtapes

Whos says all those best-of-lists are a waste? Thanks to some I discovered these mixes by Scuba, Will Saul, Parra and Breakbot.

Pixelord – Tron Legacy Remix

Russian beatmaker Pixelord got me kinda excited about Tron or Daft Punk. Here’s a free download of his remix of the Tron Legacy Theme.

Gang Colours – No Clear Reason

You might remember English producer Gang Colours from the Brownswood Bubblers 6 compilation, otherwise here is your chance to get one of his tracks!