Between The Cracks: 5 Releases You Need To Hear

Between The Cracks 22.07.15

With so much good music coming through thick and fast, it’s easy for new music to drop online and go unnoticed. To help prevent this, we’ve picked 5 releases you need to hear. Stream music from Ethiopian Records, Numa Crew, Lee Bannon, SassyBlack and Harleighblu. If you like what you hear support the artist.

ER – In My Sleep EP

Last week, we introduced you to Ethiopian Records and his blazing single “Terraraw”. Today we’re graced with his new EP, called “In My Sleep”. And just as we guessed – it’s vibes! Alongside his contemporary Mikael Seifu, E.R. is taking traditional Ethiopian folk and fusing it with electronica and chopped up beats, his sound is flawlessly delivered and utterly original.

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8/10

Numa Crew – Dub Searcher

Italian-based Numa Crew known mainly for their set of bootleg releases on the ERBA imprint and recent full length album ‘New Underground Massive Alliance’ released on LionDub International. Today we’re graced with this set of 3 deep dubwise killers will bring the heat to any dance. It’s pure fire!

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7/10

Lee Bannon –  Pattern of Excel 

Lee Bannon straddles the past and future on his new ambient-inspired album, Pattern Of Excel. Rather than a departure, Pattern of Excel can only be considered a continuation of Lee Bannon’s proven flexibility and commitment to innovation and progression.

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8.5/10

SassyBlack – Personal Sunlight

The Sassy half of THEESatisfaction drops a spacey EP of eccentric soul, soulful spoken word, and cosmic rap. This is life according to SassyBlack and we’re listening…

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7/10

 Harleighblu – Futurespective EP

The “Futurespective EP” sees Harleighblu unveiling a cutting-edge electronic spin on her signature hip hop/soul sound via three new tracks. Here, Harleighblu takes the next step, exploring her love of eclectic future beats with some of the finest producers around to craft a sharp, forward-thinking style of soulful pop music dusted with grit and glitter in equal measure.

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7/10

CF Smith

Write for Music Is My Sanctuary & Stereofox.

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