Nicola Cruz – Lexdray City Series #065

To initiate this musical journey Nicola Cruz, one of the protagonists of the thriving Ecuadoran dance music scene, drops some Acid. He then takes us on a trip through the tropical pastures of House, Disco and Funk. A mix very different from his magnificient Prender El Alma album on ZZK Records, obviously paying tribute to his…

Guts – Diggin’ In Colombia Mixtape

Guts news everyone: The French grandmaster of Dope Beats is back with the 8th edition of his Pura Mixtape series. Inspired by a recent trip to Colombia he delivers a delicious melange of Colombian classics from the 70s, Afro Beat, Cumbia, Funk, Haitian Kompa music, and a pinch of Disco. Altogether a truly outstanding vinyl-only…

Beach Diggin’ Vol. 3

Guts news everyone: The third part of the Beach Diggin’ compilation series is about to be released on Heavenly Sweetness. Once again Guts & Mambo did a fantastic job in compiling what I would describe as the ultimate soundtrack for a tropical / subtropical lifestyle that is centred around large bodies of salt water. I…

The Making of Guts “Hip Hop After All”

I’ve been an avid fan of Guts for quite some years now. While I tend to lose interest in the work of most producers after some time, the French beatmaker is among the few who just keep up a level of quality and innovation that gets me stoked again and again and again. However, when…

Beach Diggin’ Vol. 2 by Guts & Mambo

Guts news, everyone: Beach Diggin’ Vol. 2 has been announced for April! The nice little video teaser reveals only one track. However, knowing the consistent quality of Guts I am pretty sure that this is gonna be another supreme selection of ultra-mellow tunes for all lovers of Pura Vida sound. The vinyl will hit stores…