mixtape

Remember when central Florida ruled the dance scene with an ecstasy-laced Mickey Mouse glove? Don’t lie, most people don’t either. But it happened. Orlando and Tampa for a brief, delicious, 8-up moment ruled the underground dancefloor with a distinct sound that could only be identified as “Funky Breaks”, aka Florida Breaks. Hard to believe that […]


We’ve covered many of Ninja Tunes’ Solid Steel Radio shows and podcasts over the years, because frankly the Ninja Tune team is peerless. Everything from their tribute to De La Soul’s legendary 3 Feet High and Rising to Herbaliser’s War Of The Worlds mixtape to their 25th anniversary Genesis of Coldcut recap, the team always puts out immaculately conceived and executed musical […]


Starting early this past summer, Raekwon figured out for us that #TBT can mean more than posting old acne-scarred photos of prom night. Since then, vintage soul and R&B jams got a Raekwon weekly redo thanks to a little Wu-spiration. The “Throwback-Thursday/TBT” mixes included new flows over the likes of many classics from the Gap Band, the Isley Brothers and The Spinners, […]


God bless the interwebs. Really, every once in awhile something so awesome pops up on these interconnected series of tubes that you just marvel you’re living in the modern age. Such is the case when we stumbled across this First Demo — Fugazi’s demo tapes while the band prepared to record their eponymous first studio EP. Seminal […]


One of the more underrated Wu Tang killer assassins, Inspectah Deck — aka Rebel INS — just dropped a mixtape collecting some of his recent singles and several unreleased tracks. Cynthia’s Son contains 19 songs of Inspectah Deck’s highly polished rhyme schemes, with about half the tracks produced by INS himself. Forever entering the hip-hop canon with one […]


11 Nov
Featuring Jax Jones, Last Magpie, Starslinger & Shadow Child

Duke Dumont has compiled several of the remixes of his breakout track “Won’t Look Back” into a full E.P., released today via Astralwerks / Blasé Boys Club. The Grammy nominated DJ and Producer’s E.P., also titled Won’t Look Back, features remixes from Jax Jones, Last Magpie, Starslinger, Shadow Child and Duke Dumont himself. The video — which reached […]


Did you know it was Hip-Hop Month? We didn’t. Diplo does. Diplo knows his hip-hop. Ever since seeing him sometime in the mid 2000’s with Low B during his Hollertronix era, it’s been clear the man loves and knows his music. That’s why he’s taking the idea of a Hip-Hop Month seriously, assembling a full 2-hour set […]


Rumpshaker Records produces this first in a new series of mix sets from friends of the bass and breaks-driven label. It’s no secret we love our breaks here at LIAS, so we welcome this Rumpshaker Friendcast mix series with open arms… hands up, thumbs down, naturally. First up is Eddie Light, who Rumpshaker describe as “one of the USA’s […]

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