Frameworks & BluRum 13
The Brickbuilders E.P.
My First Moth
For their 10th release Manchester based label My First Moth present a collaboration between two visionary artists from opposite sides of the Atlantic. New York born rapper BluRum 13 should need no introduction after lacing countless records from the last decade with his distinctive gravel-voiced flow, most notably the classic Ninja Tune album Children of Possibility which he recorded as one-third of One Self alongside DJ Vadim and Yarah Bravo. Producer Frameworks is a relative newcomer although still fiercely prolific, having notched up collaborations with Long Island legends QnC and UK rapper Bang On amongst others. With releases on First Word Records, Hero Records and Organik Recordings, Frameworks is quickly forging a reputation for a solid production technique, fusing old-school sensibilities with a touch of live instrumentation and a keen ear for a killer sample.
This 12 features two tracks from the forthcoming Brickbuilders LP along with heavy remix treatments from four distinctly individual producers. First up, MFM's own Neko Neko drops an afro-funk tinged dancefloor bomb not dissimilar to his recent Trouble in the Streets 12 which sold out in a matter of weeks. Mixkings' Bunty Beats follows this with some next-level slowmo reversed sampling on a tripped-out atmospheric tip. Flip for some darker leftfield leanings from Danny Drive Thru, fresh from recent outings on Project Mooncircle, Fat City and Mind On Fire Records. And lastly Wah Wah 45s finest Part-Time Heroes wind things up nicely with an epic uptempo cinematic workout reminiscent of some of Bonobo's instrumental productions.
DJ support comes from Dom Servini (Wah Wah 45s), DJ Gilla (First Word), DJ Asparagus (Raw Fusion / G.A.M.M.), Alex Crescent, and Agent J (Groovement Radio)
Dom Servini, Wah-Wah 45s
DJ Gilla aka Aly Gillani, First Word Records
DJ Asparagus, Raw Fusion / G.A.M.M.
Alex Crescent, Crescent Records
Rob Luis, Tru-Thoughts
HARPER, Czworka / Polskie Radio 4