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The Urban Essence Show - Sunday Special - Jan 2018

The Urban Essence Show – Sunday Special – Jan 2018
Adam Tiran

Our first show of the year was our last Hoxton FM show for a little while, as the station goes through a transition over the coming months. Sending out a huge thank you to Dan Formless for all his graft and grind supporting London’s underground talent over the years, we’re all looking forward to seeing what the next step will be.

With Adam moving to South Africa in April and Jack spending a few months in Berlin this Spring, we’ve decided to take a short hiatus from the show while we work out where we’ll next be broadcasting from. But as we all know, the digital world’s a small world – so the magazine will be continuing as normal (always looking for contributors! get in touch here) and we’re busy plotting our next moves and hope to have some exciting announcements to make in the next couple of months.

We’d like to thank each and every one of you for listening in over the past two years from all over the world. From Melbourne, Rio, Joburg, Tokyo, Berlin and of course London…you guys are what make this show truly global. We look forward to broadening those horizons with you all later in the year.

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On this show! We’ve premiered some incredible music already this year (check those out here) so we decided to take a spin through new tracks from Laughing Man on Dublin label Pear, Dixia Sirong forthcoming on Chez Damier‘s Inner Balance Recordings and David Gtronic on brand new imprint Black Wood Records. All that plus a host of mid-afternoon groovers and a closer look at some of the artists pushing electro forward in 2018.

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@Kenny-Dope Unreleased Project – The Skit [TNT]
Sedan – Just Be My Lover [Cotillion]
Stepchild – Asia (Shaquil Tajh-Allah Remix) [Sun Shine]
Mad Skillz – Move Ya Body [Big Beat]
Guru ft. N’Dea Davenport – Trust Me [Cooltempo]
Group Home – Supa Star (Instrumental) [Payday]
Instra:mental – Photograph [Darkestral]
Blak Beat Niks – Blak Beat Niks Theme (Brax Beat Mix) [Clubhouse]
Datasette [@datashat] – Metropolis Light Transport [@Rebel-Intelligence]
@Volruptus – We’ll Be Alright [@triprecordings]
@StefanVincent – Aquilae [@dynamic-reflection]
@Flori – Alone on Point Lake [@voyage-recordings]
@Jaymz_Nylon – Black Niwa [@rushhourrecords]
Lemme Kno – 1234567 [Unthank / @firecracker-recordings]
@LanarkArtefax – Touch Absence [@whities]
@BastienCarrara – That Time Again [@secretsundaze]
Is That It? – No Name Drum-A-Pella [D-Zone]
DJ Qu – Brut [@djqu-strength-music]
Noah Skelton (@noahskelton) – Looped Reflections (Laughing Man’s Terminal Edit / @1laughter) [@peardublin]
David Gtronic (@davidgtronic) – Sequence [@blackwoodrecords]
Dixia Sirong (@dixia-sirong) – Yohji [@innerbalancerecordings]
OdD (@odd_music) – Nine [OdD Music Records]
Christian Tiger School (@christian-tiger-school) – If You Want To (Edmondson Version / @edmondson) [@lissoms-xyz]
Fluxion (@fluxion) – Flick [@echocord]