Inspired by Andrew Jervis’ weekly showcase, Bandcamp hour will see users of the acclaimed independent music platform – right from artists to its most avid aficionados – shed light on some of the finest self-released music the good people of the Internet have to offer.
Mid-week is now a lot more interesting with boxoutwednesdays. The event series is tailored to present the sounds and styles that champion underground culture, particularly for those who don’t have the patience for sweaty weekends to go out and hear something new. These mixes are live recordings from the club.
Aniruddh Mehta aka thebigfatminimalist aka bigfat takes us through dub, dubstep, grime and other sub-bass driven sound system domains in Control Sessions. The host’s renowned design aesthetic informs the show’s sharp tones – keep your hoods up, heads down and eyes shut every month on boxout.fm.
Cosmic Claps was created keeping in mind those moments when you’re semi-preoccupied and can’t be bothered to put on a pair of headphones, but need that undulating beat in the background to keep the vibe alive. This is music that seeps into your subconscious – think shades of house, hints of techno and a touch of the eclectic always arriving while constantly in a state of departure.
DUBPLATES AND 45S
Dubplates & 45s is Delhi Sultanate’s fortnightly show, showcasing BassFoundation Roots' heavy dubplate collection along with Delhi Sultanate's impressive riddim catalogue. From Studio 1 to Green Sleeves, this show is primarily vinyl-only – a tribute to the Jamaican heritage "each one reach one".
Dynamite Disco Club
Curated by Stalvart John, Dynamite Disco Club takes a closer look at the roots of soul, funk, disco and house. It’s a chance to go back to the basics of Chicago house, Detroit funk and Philly soul while keeping it fresh with some of the best new tunes on offer today.
Fresh Out The Box
Fresh Out The Box sees visiting artists drop in at the boxout.fm HQ for casual conversations spanning a multitude of relevant topics from their travels to their influences and even some fresh musical heat if you’re lucky. Recent drop-ins include Japanese icon Soichi Terada, Bristol badman Kahn, Austrian duo HVOB, and more.
JAMBUCASTS are monthly studio mixes curated by DJs from the Jambutek Recordings roster, that set out to explore the deeper end of the techno spectrum. In an industry that often demands "peak-time bombs" and "wall rattling bangers"; we turn our focus instead to lush and spacey mid-range electronic music that embodies subtlety, integrity and restraint.
Lady Ruffelins Escape
Lady Ruffelin’s Escape follows Rufy Anam Ghazi's journey across several music festivals in the past year. It’s one part musical self-discovery mixed with one part earnest confessional, topped off with a healthy splattering of tracks she considers herself lucky enough to have heard in-the-flesh.
Local and Western influences often come together to form new identities that are representative of real social movements in distinct parts of the world. Minority Report is a testament to the ever-growing cultural output of minority artists across the world. are newcomers to genres such as hip-hop, grime and punk rock and more, but their local scenes are rapidly evolving to new, unprecedented levels of authenticity.
Mixcloud Presents Audio Culture
Mixcloud presents Audio Culture is a monthly podcast hosted by Mixcloud Head of Community, Xanthe Fuller, and each episode will include an interview with a leading artist, DJ or podcaster who has helped shape the audio industry.
Below you find in-depth interviews with Coldcut on episode 001 and Mary Anne Hobbs on episode 002.
Xanthe Fuller (Mixcloud)
After nearly two years as an independent podcast, Motellacast has finally found a home on boxout.fm. Most recently shortlisted for Best Hip-Hop/RNB show at the 2016 Online Radio Awards hosted by Mixcloud, Motellacast will feature everything from emerging artists to the heavyweights of our time. This show is DJ Mocity's homage to the sounds that shape his world.
brnsctr weaves together space age bachelor pad music that is at times carefully-considered classic soul, other times a vinous swirl of patchworked rhythms and piquant synths, and often enough, futuristic jams that set out to dictate the next few years of musical hype. Like a Faustian myth lying in wait, Third Block sits at the crossroads of these disparate but wholly symbiotic worlds, egging you into the unknown.
Wild City presents Various Artists
Wild City's Various Artists live from the club. Precocious, dynamic, and free from genre limitations, the aim of this series is to stay current and informed about the international scene's most forward thinking producers. And of course, to listen to some good music.
World Ocean – a show dedicated to sounds that span across continents, illuminating the intricate circuit of global bass music. With influences ranging from tropical to tribal, organic to digital, ethnic to avant-garde, this fortnightly show will showcase fresh, soulful, genre-hopping music that unites across borders.