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TO ALL THE GLOBAL SOULJAH PODCAST SUBSCRIBERS, AS THE SHOW IS NOW CALLED THE AUDIO TEXTURE RADIO SHOW, I'VE CHANGED THE PODCAST ACCOUNT OVER TO, YOU GUESSED IT:

www.audiotexture.podomatic.com

SAME PRESENTER, SAME MUSIC POLICY, SAME, SAME JUST A DIFFERENT URL.

IT'S ALSO A GOOD TIME TO SAY THANKS FOR ALL THE SUPPORT AND LISTENS OVER THE YEARS, BIG UP YOURSELVES.

EASY AND HOPE TO SEE YOU OVER AT AUDIO TEXTURE.

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So this weeks show is a beat loving yet musical affair, two things that don't always go hand in hand. Their really does seem to be a wave of exciting young producers at the moment that are looking beyond chopping up samples and throwing them together but are embracing the latest technology and combining the possibilities afforded by it with more traditional song structures and instrumentation and we are all for it.

Tropics provided a suitably progressive Balearic opener with 'Parodia Flare' which also happens to be the title track of his excellent new album on Planet Mu before Vondelpark laid down a beautiful slice of soulful electro pop from their second EP on the resurgent and increasingly eclectic R&S. Brand new music from one of the most ambitious electronic live fusion outfits of recent time, Stateless, followed and was taken from the latest remix EP to be spun off from their excellent debut album. More traditional beat making, albeit with a distinctive flavour, followed from Brooklyn's KRTS the latest addition to the Project Moon Circle stable of accomplished beat makers.

Now Astrobig smileynamics are a fledgling label but are fast turning into one of our favourites helped by the brilliant new Samoyed EP. Hailing from the Highlands of Scotland this boy is one to watch, he's got a real delicate touch, we would imagine he's a sensitive soul and you have to love anyone with the dedication to write their own music production software. Bill Orcutt has been one of our finds of the week and big thanks go out to Editions Mego (and Ed at Dense in Berlin) for turning us on to him - this boy takes the blues and that most traditional of instruments, the guitar, and manages to twist both things out of recognition and generate a sound all of his own - no mean feat after the instrument and genre have been around so long. More virtuoso guitar playing followed from flamenco don Pedro Soler accompanied by some contemporary classical cello from his son Gaspar Claus and from what we've heard the rest of the Barlande album is equally as wonderful and distinctive.

Now the new Kid Koala soundtrack/comic release is a lovely yet desolate and lonely thing as the soundtrack taster in the show testifies. We urge you to check it's audio visual delights although it's possibly not a good idea if you are the melancholic, loner type, it probably wont do much for your spirits. Now Tarwater have been drifting on and off our radar seemingly forever and we were amazed to find out this week they've been around for 15 years with about ten albums to their name and we are happy to report all that productivity hasn't affected their creativity, the new Inside The Ships album is great. Julien Dyne then gave us a little taster of his new beats and, from what we can tell, pop direction and it's as accomplished as you'd expect from this Kiwi, RBMA graduate.

Goapele has been floating about the extremities of the nu-soul scene for ages now without making that big break but we're loving the taster from her new album which has hopefully, like the preview single, ditched the nu-soul production cliches for a really progressive electronic vibe. The show then swerved violently into three of the best slices of UK Funky doing the rounds at the moment kicked off ably by the leftfield genius of Lukid's vampish 'My Teeth In Your Neck', the simple yet devastating peak time floor filling 'Trouble' from Funkystepz and culminating in an oddball ending from Lone and the aptly titled 'All Those Weird Things'.

Tropics - Parodia Flare (Planet Mu)
Vondelpark - Feat B (R&S)
Stateless - Blue Fire feat Amenta (Ninja Tune)
KRTS - Rooftop (Project Moon Circle promo)
Samoyed - Malamute (Astrobig smileynamics promo)
Bill Orcutt - How The Thing Sings (Editions Mego promo)
Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus - Barlande (Infine)
Kid Koala - Hope (Ninja Tune)
Tarwater - Do The Oz (Bureau B)
Julien Dyne - Candy Apple Grey feat. Claire Duncan (BBE Promo)
Goapele - Play (Decon/Sky Blaze promo)
Lukid - My Teeth In Your Neck (Glum)
Funkystepz - Trouble (Hyperdub promo)
Lone - All Those Weird Things (Wigflex)

Audio Texture is a small, underground focused, music consultancy. We love music even more than chocolate and we constantly research, listen to & painstakingly collate what we consider to be the best music in the world. So we thought it would be a nice idea to put out a weekly radio show to spread the word about some of our musical discoveries and support the world of quality, underground music.

We also write a blog containing reviews of new releases, authorized free downloads, streams etc so head to the link below to read as you listen.

Find out a bit more here:

www.audiotexture.blogspot.com
www.audiotexture.com
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Deep house vibes were the order of the day at the start of this weeks show ably initiated by Japanese duo Velveljin and a track from their Nostalghia album out soon on Noble - excellent deep house, techno and electronica vibes, really cultured stuff. K'bonus and Negghead then threw some slowish twisted disco vibes into the pot before we dropped the Damian Schwartz remix of Ribbon from the great new EP from Lovemonk who are taking the Spanish folk pop sounds of Pajaro Sunrise into different sonic realms. Scuba then finished the little mix in fine 80's soul fashion, of course given a little twist by the man for 2011.

We then switched to the world of hip hop with the pure summer, bump it in your convertible, vibes of Eric Roberson feat Chubb Rock, the impeccable Diamond D/Brand Nubian cover from the recent J-Live mixtape before Dilated People's Evidence threw down some great lyrics on a typically solid DJ Premier beat, nice. Things then got all bottom heavy and nasty as we dropped a little taste of the new Aardvarck album project coming soon on Eat Concrete which set the scene nicely for a great bass heavy, abstract, hip hop(sound)scape from the Portuguese/Belgium duo of Fujako featuring Native on the mic.

Robot Koch then offered a taste of his excellent new album on Project Moon Circle. There is no disputing his talent in the studio but for us he was always at his most interesting when combining music, melody and lyrics with his forward thinking productions rather than trying to give people heart attacks and melt their minds at bassline rave ups and we are happy to report the new album is a really musical affair, loads of vocals and a great start to finish listen. He's not quite in the music for dinner party circuit yet but this is his most accomplished and cohesive listening album to date.

Now best use of a well known sample award for this year goes to Tall Black Guy and his 'Water No Enemy' tune available on the latest of the consistently interesting Brownswood Bubblers series, now up the dizzy heights of volume 7. The mysterious new producer based in Dublin, DJ Izem, then graced the show with a musical treat - the reggae flavoured, electronic vocal fusion of 'Do Avesso' - look out for this emerging producer, who incidentally is still looking for a label home! The show then veered back into hip hop territory with the excellent Madlib produced MED album taster, 'Outta Control' before BK-One, with more than a little help from the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, finished the show in fine party rocking brass band style.

Velveljin - Strub (Noble promo)
K'bonus & Negghead - Harmonizing Pt.1 (Compost Black promo)
Pajaro Sunrise - Ribbon, Damian Schwartz rmx (Lovemonk promo)
Scuba - Everywhere (Hot Flush promo)
Eric Roberson feat Chubb Rock - Summertime Anthem (Dome promo)
J-Live - A Day In The Life (Mixtape)
Evidence - You (Rhymesayers promo)
Aardvarck - Gubby (Eat Concrete promo)
Fujako - Mal'ak (Angstrom)
Robot Koch - Bugs (Project Moon Circle promo)
Tall Black Man - Water No Enemy (Brownswood promo)
DJ Izem - Do Avesso (Unsigned)
MED - Outta Control feat Hodgy Beats (Stones Throw promo)
BK-One - Tema Do Canibal, BK-One Video Edit (Rhymesayers)

Audio Texture is a small, underground focused, music consultancy. We love music even more than chocolate and we constantly research, listen to & painstakingly collate what we consider to be the best music in the world. So we thought it would be a nice idea to put out a weekly radio show to spread the word about some of our musical discoveries and support the world of quality, underground music.

We also write a blog containing reviews of new releases, authorized free downloads, streams etc so head to the link below to read as you listen.

Find out a bit more here:

www.audiotexture.blogspot.com
www.audiotexture.com
www.twitter.com/audiotexture

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So our August sojourn is over and the show is back and what a start with a track from the new Anthony Joseph & The Spasm Band album, Rubber Orchestras, which is an absolute killer start to finish and another feather in the cap for this Caribbean poet, university lecturer and top drawer live showman. The album also marks the release of his new, same titled, book of poetry. DJ Diamond followed and his 160 BPM cultured juke productions strangely didn't seem out of place next to the afro jazz rock of Joseph. The unfortunately named Git, is a beat producer loosely basing his multi-faceted music on underground hip hop but flying off in all sorts of tangents and we like him. Check the album coming soon on BBE.

Now Roots Manuva is coming through with a new album and the first track a cheeky little hip house number kick starts the hype machine in fine style though we're leaning towards the more broken, cultured Slugabed remix. Walton is Hyperdub's new sensation and his debut album is a four track slice of dynamite, ready to blow up this Autumn's dancefloors, though for the show we chose the sunnier vibes of '808 Vybzin'. Kevin McPhee is a young Toronto producer and his new EP on Idle Hands is a left leaning twisted house techno gem. The deep vibes rolled on further with a cut from the new Brownswood Bubbles 7 comp in the shape of Cubic Zirconia with Bilal on the vocals. The rest of the compilation is killer as well and it's nice to see such a prolific compilation series consistently holding down the quality and introducing so many new faces to the listening world.

Not only is Oddisee one of our favourite MCs but he's a killer producer as 'The Carter Barron' track testifies, oozing musicality and class - can't wait for the album dropping any time now. Now we were slightly unsure about Fatima's soul credentials when we first heard her but she's growing on us and 'Mind' is another reason why. Colonel Red is undoubtedly Holland's leading soul light and has been floating about on all sort of soul jazz leaning productions for some time but it feels like his new album on Tokyo Dawn is a real coming of age release. The production is super tight and his vocals are deep, the largely bland 'nu-soul' scene has rarely sounded as good.

We've been warning you about the Holly Roller label coming soon to act as a showcase for IG Culture's work and just to wind us up even more they've just released another free download of hard to find remixes, bootlegs and unreleased gems which in most people's hands would be a lame collection, well not this one. Seek out the Manz At Work mixtape series quick style is our advice. Now Dels has been leaving us a bit cold but his new offering and specifically the Lucasse Island Redub of 'Capsize' is a deep slice of underground hip hop with lyrics (post riots) that have never been more relevant.

The Saturn Never Sleeps album is now out and doing the rounds so we thought we'd give you another taster of its Sun-Ra inspired depths with the deep broken beats of 'Divine'. Now if you've any interest in beats and jazz I'm sure you've been heard a whisper about the new Thundercat album so we thought we'd drop you a couple of tracks to let you know what all the well justified fuss is about. Klaus then finished the show in fine minimal beats and bassline style.

Anthony Joseph & The Spasm Band - She Is The Sea (Heavenly Sweetness promo)
DJ Diamond - Vibe (Planet Mu)
Git - Higher featuring Big Brooklyn Red (BBE promo)
Roots Manuva - Get The Get, Slugabed Remix (Ninja Tune promo)
Walton - 808 Vybzin (Hyperdub promo)
Kevin McPhee - Sleep (Idle Hands promo)
Cubic Zirconia feat Bilal - Night Or Day (Brownswood promo)
Oddisee - The Carter Barron (Mello)
Fatima - Mind (Eglo)
Colonel Red - I Will Be There (Tokyo Dawn Records)
Scienz Of Life - Break The Spell, SOS rmx (Manz At Work Mixtape #2)
DELS - Capsize, Lucasse Island Redub (Big Dada promo)
Saturn Never Sleeps - Divine (SNS)
Thundercat - Seasons (Brainfreeder)
Thundercat - For Love I Come (Brainfeeder)
Klaus - Tusk (R&S)

Audio Texture is a small, underground focused, music consultancy. We love music even more than chocolate and we constantly research, listen to & painstakingly collate what we consider to be the best music in the world. So we thought it would be a nice idea to put out a weekly radio show to spread the word about some of our musical discoveries and support the world of quality, underground music.

We also write a blog containing reviews of new releases, authorized free downloads, streams etc so head to the link below to read as you listen.

Find out a bit more here:

www.audiotexture.blogspot.com
www.audiotexture.com
www.twitter.com/audiotexture

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So this weeks show has a decidedly experimental slant with loads of hard to pronounce artists and track titles in the playlist which we feel is always a good sign. Fennesz kicked off the proceedings with some sublime electronic noodlings from his excellent new 10" before the great meeting of Scottish folk and subtle electronics which is the King Creosote & John Hopkins album kept the contemplative vibes flowing. Our senses were then teased by the no barriers sounds of Hertta Lussu Assu which sigueued nicely into the equally vague but more structured sounds of Tomutonttu.

Now I've still got a Danger Mouse mix CD he handed to me after a Jazzy Jeff dj session in London when he was still hustling hard, just before the Grey album changed his fortunes and his latest project with Daniele Luppi is a thing of cinematic joy despite EMI throwing Nora Jones into the equation. The wonderfully named 'The Gambling Priest' track is one of the many great tunes on the album. Nu Soul was then the order of the day with another winner from The Heart Vol. 2 compilation in the form of Colonel Red and 'I Will Be There' before Slakah The Beatchild dropped the equally as good 'The Cure' from his new deluxe EP on BBE.

King Midas Sound has had a couple of make overs, a broken beat purplization job from Kuedo and a dark dub from Mala, with the Kuedo twist making the show before Om Mas Keith dropped some cultured pop vibes from his All City EP before great Turkish disco edit vibes from Edip Akbayram & Dostlar prooves the Middle East also had the funk, if not the platforms and flairs. Nochexxx has ditched his computer for an MPC and Ramp are putting out the twisted results including our favourite 'Savage Herald' very soon. Now Raoul Sinier is a very talented producer and multi instrumentalist and we particularly liked the raucous beats of 'Green Lights' from his new Guilty Cloaks album.

Benjamin Brunn was responsible for the dreamy house vibes that changed the mood considerably before we gave you a little taster of the twisted disco delights of the new Nebraska material in the shape of, 'Phtalo Blues'. Zed Bias then ended the show in nice cover version style giving the Soul II Soul classic 'Fairplay' a great little update for today's bass obsessed dancefloors. Look out for his new album coming at the end of the summer on the ever diversifying Tru Thoughts.

Fennesz - July (Touch Tone)
King Creosote & John Hopkins - Bats In The Attic (Domino)
Hertta Lussu Assa - Mehukkaat Luut/Juicy Bones (De Stijl)
Tomutonttu - Lautta Lahtee (New Images)
Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi - The Gambling Priest (EMI)
Colonel Red - I Will Be There (Tokyo Dawn)
Slakah The Beatchild - The Cure (BBE)
King Midas Sound - Goodbye Girl, Kuedo rmx (Hyperdub promo)
Om Mas Keith - Girls A Player (All City)
Edip Akbayra & Dostlar - Ayrilik (Nublu)
Nochexxx - Savage Herald (Ramp promo)
Raoul Sinier - Green Lights (Ad Noiseam)
Benjamin Brunn - Don't Cry For Yesterday (Ashes promo)
Nebraska - Phtalo Blues (Rush Hour promo)
Zed Bias - Fairplay feat Jenna G (Tru Thoughts promo)

We write a weekly radio show blog but unfortunately there isn't enough space here so head to the link below to read as you listen.

We love music even more than chocolate and we constantly research, listen to & painstakingly collate what we consider to be the best music in the world. So we thought it would be a nice idea to put out a weekly radio show to spread the word about some of our musical discoveries and support the world of quality, underground music.

We also write a little blog as well giving people the heads up on new releases, artists and interesting projects with a few authorised downloads, saucy videos and interesting links.

Find out a bit more here:

www.audiotexture.blogspot.com
www.audiotexture.com
www.twitter.com/audiotexture

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The Southern hemisphere's Jonti kicked off this weeks show with some wonderful musical beats and it looks like he's going to be hitting everyone's radar with the release of his debut album, Twiligi, on Stones Throw this autumn - bring it on. Stones Throw subsidiary Now-Again then provided some classic soul vibes courtesy of Thomas East from their hard earned, labour of love compilation True Soul. Buy association vs Organica feat. Bilal and Bilal Salaam then kept the soul vibes flowing and I'm happy to announce that the Manz At Work mixtape the track was gleaned from announces the imminent arrival of not one but two record labels which will initially be focused on the work of the one and only IG Culture. You will be hearing more about this as and when the labels develop, needless to say we are super excited.

We then had to remind you of how good Mathisas Stubo was with the fresh boogie vibes of 'I Never Knew' before the ever interesting David Borsu kept the disco vibrations vibrating with the unfortunately named but worthy 'Murtis Kayfield'. Om-Unit, like so many new producers these days, have just set up a record label called Cosmic Bridge (great name!) and their debut is a fine mix of bass heavy beats and some nice melodic keys. fLako then kept the beats rolling with some deep beats and soul flavours from the excellent fresh new compilation from Project Moon Circle focussing on the new beat making talent from the UK and Ireland. Mark Pritchard then provided the riddim for UK MC Trim, who is all over everywhere at the moment, to drop some lewd London lyrics.

Afro vibes were then the order of the day, first off with the Jesse Hackett remix of the Owiny Sigoma Band and then surprisingly with 'Fassirimar' from the latest Soundspecies EP, which is more Konono no. 1 than UK soul boy, those boys are versatile. Alex HotFlush then provided the remix under his new Incyde moniker that strips down Falty DL's, 'Eight 18 Ten' to the bare essentials. Now Naive Machine is coming through with a new EP and it contains a couple of killer cuts and we are particularly liking the twisted percussive beats of 'Afrika'

Now Shabazz Palaces, once of the Digable Planets has come through like a modern day Watts Prophets with his new album, deep, dark, leftfield and uncompromising as the 'Youlogy' track ably demonstrates. We then had a guilty pleasure moment when we dropped Widowspeak's version of Chris Isaacs, 'Wicked Game' before Diagram launched some great quirky beats and a lyrical tribute to 'Woking' of all places. My favourite modern Italian soundtrack producer Teho Teardo then provided a great live soundscape recording which sees the launch of his new Specula label which we will be keeping a keen eye on.

Jonti - Begone Slumber (Stones Throw promo)
Thomas East - Slipping Around (Now-Again)
Buy association vs Organica feat. Bilal and Bilal Salaam - Space Volume/Change My Mind (Manz At Work Volume 1)
Mathias Stubo - I Never Knew (BBE)
David Borsu - Murtis Kayfield (Broadcite promo)
Om Unit vs Kromestar - Solar Cycle (Cosmic Bridge)
fLako - Blurry Dream (Project Moon Circle promo)
Pritch & Trim - Kiss My Arse (Planet Mu promo)
Owiny Sigoma Band - Margaret Okudo, Jesse Hackett Dancehall remix (Brownsood)
Soundspecies - Fassirimar (Round In Motion)
Falty DL - Eight 18 Ten, Incyde remix (Planet Mu promo)
Naive Machine - Afrika (Hit & Hope promo)
Shabazz Palaces - Youlogy (Sub Pop)
Widowspeak - Wicked Game (Captured Tracks)
Diagrams - Woking (Full Time Hobby)
Teho Teardo - Oh Hook (Specula promo)

We love music even more than chocolate and we constantly research, listen to & painstakingly collate what we consider to be the best music in the world. So we thought it would be a nice idea to put out a weekly radio show to spread the word about some of our musical discoveries and support the world of quality, underground music.

We also write a little blog as well giving people the heads up on new releases, artists and interesting projects with a few authorised downloads, saucy videos and interesting links.

Find out a bit more here:

www.audiotexture.blogspot.com
www.audiotexture.com
www.twitter.com/audiotexture

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Atmospheric beat and bass adventures launched the show this week starting with another R&S winner with 'Lostwithiel' from the new ep from The Chain. This was closely followed by the nice XI remix of the great Sepalcure original 'Love Pressure' as Hotflush keep up the heat with a new remix EP of the dynamic duo, followed by an absolute gem from Emika and her forthcoming Ninja release - the girl's got talent and we eagerly await her album. Jono McCleery then raised his head again with his lovely version of 'Wonderful Life' from his recent EP and a taster of what is sure to be a great album. Now Karaoke Kalk are fast becoming one of our favourite labels so we had to give you an early taster of the Static, Freedom Of Noise album due out in September, not for the faint hearted but another excellent diverse addition to the label.

Deep Medi appear to be branching out into more varied sonic territory and the Old Apparatus EP is as diverse as it gets with the twisted UK hip hop of the 'Hammerhand' remix featuring Mowgli, but hold tight for the melodic, sweet vocaled flipside coming to the show soon! In your face hip hop then followed with the dream team of Pusha T, Tyler The Creator over a Neptunes beats - ouch. Anthony Joseph then dropped some deeply Afrocentric funk and a tribute to a rather older oral tradition, 'Griot', now if the rest of the album is this good we'll be first in the queue. The new Motor City Drum Ensemble DJ Kicks album is an eclectic winner from great deep house and techno to Sun Ra and it's a nice excuse to drop the great Timo Lassy track, 'African Rumble' which also features.

Another taster of The Heart volume 2 followed with rising soulster Amalia and the schizo B.Kun remix of 'All The Funk I Need' which led nicely into a great Funkineven remix of Breton's 'December' tune, he's not all acieeeeed you know. Now you don't hear much Catalan on international radio so we thought we would drop another taster of Guillamino's new material, he really is one of the shining lights of the Barcelona music scene. Now Tiger &Woods can be filed alongside Dam Funk as hype over substance but they've definitely had a moment with 'Curb My Heart' - great soul vibes. Funkineven, true to form, then hit us with the fresh acieeeed adventures of 'Take Back', forthcoming on Eglo before the deep Claude Vonstroke remix of Girl Unit's, 'Wut' ended the show in fine danceable style.

The Chain - Lostwithiel (R&S)
Sepalcure - Love Pressure, XI remix (Hot Flush promo)
Emika - Professional Loving (Ninja Tune promo)
Jono McCleery - Wonderful Life (Ninja Tune)
Static - Sad Rocket (Karaoke Kalk promo)
Old Apparatus - Hammerhand rmx featuring Mowgli (Deep Medi promo)
Pusha T ft Tyler The Creator - Trouble On My Mind (GOOD)
Anthony Joseph & The Spasm Band - Griot (Heavenly Sweetness promo)
Timo Lassy - African Rumble (K7)
Amalia - All The Funk I Need, B.Kun rmx (Tokyo Dawn promo)
Breton - December, Funkineven rmx (Hemlock promo)
Guillamino - Fer Foc (Bankrobber promo)
Tiger & Woods feat 'Em - Curb My Heart (Running Back)
Funkineven - Take Back (Eglo promo)
Girl Unit - Wut, Claude Vonstroke's Undressed remix (Night Slugs)

We love music even more than chocolate and we constantly research, listen to & painstakingly collate what we consider to be the best music in the world. So we thought it would be a nice idea to put out a weekly radio show to spread the word about some of our musical discoveries and support the world of quality, underground music.

We also write a little blog as well giving people the heads up on new releases, artists and interesting projects with a few authorised downloads, saucy videos and interesting links.

Find out a bit more here:

www.audiotexture.blogspot.com
www.audiotexture.com
www.twitter.com/audiotexture

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Adventures from the more experimental side of jazz kicked off this weeks show courtesy of Splice and a track from their new album LAB before the more credible side of the whole cover band phenomenon reared it's head and Moondog lovers, Hobocombo, dropped the delicate, vocal delights of 'All Is Loneliness'. Now we've been keeping an eye on Raffertie and his ascent into the electronic music hall of fame and he just seems to get better and better as his new ep for Ninja Tune and the track 'You Could Be Forgiven For Thinking That' ably testifies. The new Mount Kimbie album is very near release and it's good to see the boys are not resting on their laurels as the melodic post dubstep tones of 'Flux' float out of the speakers.

Tokyo Dawn have been ploughing a solid release furrow over the last few years with a string of strong albums and they are about to release the second installment of their The Heart compilation series of nu-soul talent and it's another winner with everyone from Colonel Red and Reggie B to a whole host of lesser known but rising soulsters like Rachel Claudio, Amalia and Erik Rico, amongst others. We couldn't resist following that by a nice instrumental version of the ever fresh 'Get Down Saturday Night' which laid the carpet for the classic 'A New You In '82' from back in the day's Sheila Hutchinson-Whitt and yet another Mr. Peabody's classic from the latest in their Chicago series for BBE.

Now Marsmobil is a beat programming, multi-instrumentalist singer and the little taster from his new album is sounding wonderful as the prog rocky folds of 'Is It Tomorrow Now?' more than capably demonstrate and which, surprisingly and quite perfectly led, into 'A Devil Lay Here' a killer melodic bassline cut from the new Zomby album. Fresh beats were then the order of the day with the instrumental cut from the new Paul White EP, 'Trust' and then another quirky programmed winner from the prolific and amazingly consistent Jame Blake.

Now Deep Medi have signed a Robbie Williams style 3 album deal with graphic designer and electronic experimentalist Ulrich Troyer for a series of dub albums, the first of which, Songs Of William, which is coupled with a comic-novel, is about to hit the world and it's well worth checking it's deviant dubbed delights. Now Ezekial Honig is another consistent performer with a great line in thoughtful track titles and his new offering on Type, Folding In On Itself, is yet another winner. Diverse house music was the order of the day to end the show kicking off with the musical Arabic tones of 'Midnight Mawal' from Zepherin Saint before things got deep, dark and dirty with my favourite cut from new Martyn sampler for his forthcoming Brainfeeder offering the London's Arches edit of 'Viper'.

Splice - Ballade Fortuite (Loop)
Hobocombo - All Is Loneliness (Trovarobato/Parade)
Raffertie - You Could Be Forgiven For Thinking That (Ninja Tune promo)
Mount Kimbie - Flux (Hot Flush promo)
Bobby - Amends (Tokyo Dawn promo)
The Wonderful Sound Of Induce - Get Down Saturday Night (Wondersound promo)
Sheila Hutchinson Whitt - A New You In '82 (BBE promo)
Marsmobil - Is It Tomorrow Now? (Compost promo)
Zomby - A Devil Lay Here (4AD)
Paul White - Trust, instrumental (One Handed Music promo)
James Blake - Order (Hemlock)
Ulrich Troyer - At The Workshop (Deep Medi promo)
Ezekiel Honig - Subverting The Memory Of Your Surroundings (Type)
Zepherin Saint - Midnight Mawal (Tribe promo)
Martyn - Viper, London's Arches Edit (Brainfeeder promo)

We love music even more than chocolate and we constantly research, listen to & painstakingly collate what we consider to be the best music in the world. So we thought it would be a nice idea to put out a weekly radio show to spread the word about some of our musical discoveries and support the world of quality, underground music.

We also write a little blog as well giving people the heads up on new releases, artists and interesting projects with a few authorised downloads, saucy videos and interesting links.

Find out a bit more here:

www.audiotexture.blogspot.com
www.audiotexture.com
www.twitter.com/audiotexture

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It's the third week running we've played a track from the new Finest Ego 12" from Project Moon Circle and for good reason -it's great, especially the Pavel Dovgal side as 'Faust' again proves. Experimental AngloArabic fusion was then the order of the day courtesy of the interesting new Aida Nadeem album, Beyond Destruction. The experimentalism continues with 'Heist' by Softland followed by a pleasing (albeit not so experimental) Natural Magnetic remix of Beautiful Lie from the recent and recommended Nostalgia 77 album.

The intriguing Vegetable Orchestra then twisted their home made vegetable instruments into a moody, crackly, stringy, atmospheric downbeat killer before Sqaramouche injected some melody into his quirky and engaging beats. Offshore then provided some great, catchy, indie vocal drum and bass which deserves a bigger audience. Now we almost didn't play any Com Truise on the show because his name is so bad but 2 or 3 tracks from the recent album are pretty dope as the stuttering beats and synth funk melodies of 'Cathode Girls' showed.

Now La Fine Equipe have just released a monster compilation showcasing the next generation of French beat making talent so we picked out 3 of the best tunes with a soul heart and a progressive outlook. Look out for the likes of oOgo, Blanka and Hoosky to be taking up the mantles laid down by Onra and the like in 2012. Now Michael Kiwanuka is a hot young soul talent from London in the great tradition of the genre and his 'Tell Me A Tale' is almost as good as it gets.

Ilyas Ahmed then graced the show with some loose, scuzzy, pysched out folk vibes before B.Bravo dropped some of his trademark instrumental soul. As you may have read in our previous blog post Banda Black Rio are back with a new album and 'Isabels' featuring Elza Soares and Cesar Camargo Mariano, not to mention the large part of the album, showed they have lost none of their quality and fusion expertise. BBII then provided a nice jazz funk fusion end to the show.

Pavel Dovgal - Faust (Project Moon Circle promo)
Aida Nadeem - Ahlam (URUK)
Softland - Heist (Spezialmaterial)
Nostalgia 77 - Beautiful Lie, Natural Magnetic Rmx (Tru-Thoughts)
Vegetable Orchestra - Nightshades (Transacoustic Research/Monkey promo)
Sqaramouche - Traitarious Queue (Nonine)
Offshore - Pearls & Butler feat. Cienfuegos (Big Dada promo)
Com Truise - Cathode Girls (Ghostly International)
oOgo - Canistrelli (La Fine Equipe promo)
Blanka - Fraisier ((La Fine Equipe promo)
Hoosky - Dog Cookies (La Fine Equipe promo)
Michael Kiwanuka - Tell Me A Tale (Communion Records)
Ilyas Ahmed - Ignored The End (Immune)
B.Bravo - Bubble Showers (Earnest Endeavours)
Banda Black Rio - Isabela feat. Elza Soares & Cesar Camargo Mariano (Far Out)
BBII - Car Chase (Fresh Up)

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Kicking off this week with a lighter booty shaking moment, albeit heavily sampling the deep delights of Salah Ragab & The Cairo Jazz Orchestra(!), from Daniel Haaksman's fun on the floor new album RambaZamba. The Afro jazz flavour kept flowing with the exciting and distinctly non African Ye Mighty and their great new cut 'Beyond', we're excited about them. Raffertie then degrunged and 'future souled' the Daedelus feat Bilal track, 'Overwhelmed' to amazing effect and is the pick of the new remixes from the recent Daedelus' album. A new Deep Medi release is always something worth checking and the deep hypnotic bass excursion from Finnish boys, Clouds is no exception.

Babe Rainbow hails from British Colombia and has been picked up by Warp records for good reason, his vibes are fresh and insanely varied and 'It's All Happening' is just too short. Rarebit, who is equally at home designing graphics as he is producing deep electronica, then went all experimental and jazzy with his 'Initiation-Quitters-Freedom' quirk out before Baths proved why he is one to watch with the more melodic beat excursion of 'The Vapors' before Babe Rainbow sneaked back into the show to prove his versatility with some impecable, leftfield hip hop. The Hip Hop baton was then picked up by one of my favourite back pack MCs, LA's Open Mike Eagle with the almost horizontal 'Nightmares'. Ta-Ku from down under then enlisted the vocal talents of John Robinson to show that hip hop is alive and well if you look hard enough and if you needed any more convincing along came Dudley Perkins and Paper Tiger with the stuttering, funky BUG remix of 'Worldwide Takeover'.

Tru-Thoughts have decided Omar didn't get the love he deserved from his last album Sing (If You Want It) and have rereleased it. On it's original release his label went bust and it never got the exposure it deserved and being as it's got Stevie Wonder on it and love from people like Eryka Badu and the like, I think they've got a point. If you missed it make sure you grab it this time! This was followed by an all too rare Pepe Bradock remix, this time of 'Too Many Kids Finding Rain In The Dust' from Nicolas Jaar - watch out for your bassbins with this one. Laurel Halo then provided some great percussive, atmospheric techno breaks from her new EP on Hippos In Tanks. Wiley's new album, on his return to Big Dada, is being touted as his best yet and all we know is this boy has got lyrics for days as the title track '100% publishing' goes to show. Roots Manuva another UK vocal heavyweight then showed his funky soulful side on 'Watch Me Dance' before we mixed up the styles in ridiculous fashion and ended up with the sound of summer, the title track from Recloose's new EP, 'Electric Sunshine'.

Daniel Haaksman - Strut Oriental featuring Salah Ragab & The Cairo Jazz Orchestra (Man Recordings)
Ye Mighty - Beyond (First Word Free download)
Daedelus - Overwelmed (Ninja Tune promo)
Clouds - Lots Of Calls from No One part 2 (Deep Medi promo)
Babe Rainbow - It's All Happening (Warp)
RareBit - Initiation-Quitters-Freedom (Non Projects)
Baths - The Vapors (Anticon)
Babe Rainbow - Greed feat. Yung Clova (Warp)
Open Mike Eagle - Nightmares (Hellfyre Club)
Ta-Ku - Confessions feat. John Robinson (Project Moon Circle promo)
Paper Tiger - Worldwide Takeover feat. Dudley Perkins, BUG rmx (Jus Like Music free download)
Omar - Your Mess (Tru-Thoughts promo)
Nicolas Jaar - Too Many Kids Finding Rain In The Dust, Pepe Bradock's Blind Pig mix (Circus Company)
Laurel Halo - Speed Of Rain (Hippos In Tanks)
Wiley - 100% Publishing (Big Dada)
Roots Manuva - Watch Me Dance (Ninja Tune promo)
Recloose - Electric Sunshine (Rush Hour promo)

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