How does that Nina Simone track go? Ah yes: It’s time for the Mixcloud’s breakdown of the best content on the site from the last week. And from the off we see Mike Paradinas’ label Planet Mu hit Mixcloud, !K7 making noise and great world music from the heart of Columbia. If there’s anything on here you like, do post it!

The Hot Chip Mixtape

Psychedelic rock innovators Hot Chip delve into the world of vintage soul teamed with pioneering techno for a climactic mix session.

Since forming back in Putney years ago, Hot Chip have been propelled to the forefront of the UK electropop scene with a string of releases through EMI. Their latest record, One Life Stand, recently landed to positive critical acclaim and sets out to be warmer, deeper and more stripped back than their previous record. A nod towards their influences subtly hidden in this ace mix, methinks.

Electro / Dance / Rock

Luke Vibert UK Hardcore Rap

Cross-genre expeditionist Luke Vibert presents the best in UK hip hop for prominent label Planet Mu.

Luke Vibert started out with lairy punk bands in the early 90s, quickly switching to more experimental pastures more accustomed in the relm of electronica and hip hop. A smart move; he’s since dropped music on a number of great labels including Warp, Ninja Tune and his most recent folly We Hear You on Planet Mu. Open your ears for this one.

Hip hop / Rap / UK

Bomb The Bass on Radio Magnetic

The UK’s longest running internet radio station Radio Magnetic fires up a brand new mix from Bomb The Bass to celebrate their latest release on Germany’s !K7.

Bomb The Bass has been lighting up the dance floor since it was acceptable in the 80s. His latest accolade Back To Light sees its release on legendary Berlin label !K7, starting from where he left off with 2008’s Future Chaos. This cloudcast features the best across the beat scene including Hud Mo, Nosaj Thing, Bibio, Martyn & the Gaslamp Killer. Boom!

Garage / Hip Hop / Beats

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