1. Pépe – Rainfall (Pts I & II): Brighton/Valencia/London-based producer (who knows?) is releasing a three-track EP entitled ‘Lemon Fanta’ on Lobster Theremin. This is the over-12-and-a-half minute opener and it’s a stirring delight.
2. 30/70 – Slangin: XlR8R are giving Melbourne-based 30/70’s new jazz/soul/funk/hip-hop-infused track away for free. It’s from their forthcoming ‘Elevate’ LP which lands on Rhythm Section on 27th October. One to bookmark.
3. Sau Poler – Elsus: Amsterdam-based label Atomnation released a compilation today to celebrate their 50th release. As well as tracks from Gidge, Weval and Polynation, Barcelona-based producer Sau Poler’s provided this crisp, toe-tapping number.
4. Munir – Feels Around You: South London label No Bad Days are on a roll. They’ve pulled in Indonesian producer MUNIR to provide the goods for their sixth release. ‘Feels Around You’ is one quarter of the ‘Life Is A Miracle’ EP and it’s a charmer.
5. Palms Trax – Outflight: Palms Trax serves up a belter to be released on Secretsundaze’s third compilation, ‘Dance 2017’.
And for the longer listen, Ninja Tune’s excellent Solid Steel Radio Show invited Canadian duo Blue Hawaii to provide one half of this week’s mix series. It’s a fun-filled hour covering garage, hip-hop, house and much more. Dive in: