Music

The music on our site is a combination of podcasts, mixtapes and individual tracks. All of it is produced or collated by people that are connected to Dephect in one way or another. From producer, rapper and DJ friends, to artists that we respect in the scene, and labels that we support, most of the music we help promote is independent and free to download. Enjoy.

Versa steps away from his familiar dubbed out grooves and puts together a beat tape of hip hop instrumentals exclusively for Dephect. This half hour mixtape showcases a more raw and direct approach to his production and is heavily soulful and jazzy, with influences from Simiah, Afta-1, Madlib, Lewis Parker and more.

Versa Beat Tape 2015
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It's time for the 1st Echo Base podcast of 2015. We hope our listeners had a great holiday and are ready for another year of dope music. As usual Echo Base co-founder Mr Brown drops a ton of brand new Hip Hop releases featuring tracks by Jazz T, Joey Bada$$, Lewis Parker, Onoe Caponoe, Homeboy Sandman and many more. For the second half of this month's show we had the one and only Donnie Propa provide us with a fresh guest mix comprised of his favorite underground joints of the last few years. We hope you enjoy the show. Peace

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Here's an early Christmas present from our man Simiah in the form of a new beat tape, Cloudy Memories - Part 3. Featuring some tracks from the vaults and also some of his recent heaters from 2014 productions. You can download it for free from our SoundCloud page or listen online. Watch out for new music from Simiah in 2015, but for now enjoy this beat tape and have a great Christmas from everyone here at Dephect.

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It’s that time of the year again when the Manchester trio North Base pull out the festive stops with another killer Dephect winter mix. If you didn't already know, North Base have been making waves for the past few years now, performing at many festivals like Global Gathering, Tomorrowland, Creamfields, Parklife and Hideout. As if that's not enough the guys have even found time to get in the studio and remix the likes of Labrinth, Ms Dynamite, Kele Le Roc, Benny Page, Laidback Luke, Sander Van Doorn, Benga, and many more key names in dance music. But here we see North Base do what they like doing best, giving you a 50 minute mix of bangers in the world of drum and bass, exclusively for Dephect! Enjoy.

North Base x Dephect - 2014 Winter Mix (FREE DOWNLOAD)

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It's the final edition of Echo Base for 2014. Mr Brown & Chris Headcount played a few new joints before going over their favorite cuts from the past 12 months. Once they were done reminiscing they introduced this months special guest - the break digger, vinyl trader & all round top bloke Chris Gibbs from HBS Music Archaeology. Chris chatted to the crew about his vinyl trade among other things and played some killer tracks for the listeners. We hope you enjoy the show and we'll see you next year. Happy holidays ya'll. 

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Incase you don't know already, DJ Pings is the founder of one of the dopest independent Hip-Hop labels to ever emerge from the UK, King Underground Records. This mini mix is the first in a series, hopefully of many, and gives you a little taste of the music that Pings is into and the vibe that he represents through the label.

"Originally I was just going to do these mini mixes for myself for some iPod action, but then I thought it might be nice to post them up via Dephect. The idea is that each mix will fit into the next, so it's like an ongoing project. All very simple, not really about skills, just dope music, hip hop and breaks."

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To celebrate 10 years since the release of his debut album 'The Enthusiast', Evil Ed has joined forces with Donnie Propa to drop this mixtape through Dephect. Mixed purely from vinyl it showcases classics, rarities and remixes all produced by the evil one! Featuring tracks with Jehst, Taskforce, Tommy Evans, Ricochet, Microdisiacs and many more.

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This month's edition of the podcast is a double header for October and November! It coincided with Mr Brown's birthday bash so Echo Base was packed to the rafters with good friends. Mr B opened the show as usual with some brand new Hip Hop releases then Chris Headcount stepped up to the decks with his inaugural, eclectic set. DJ Getz also stepped up and showed us why he's becoming such a solid Echo Base regular. At the end of the show we ran our first competition. It's open for anyone in the world to enter and you could win yourself some limited edition vinyl, CD's & Dephect Clothing. You gotta be innit to winnit. PEACE

Visit the Echo Base site for updates and info livefromechobase.wordpress.com

ECHO BASE Podcast No.31 Oct / Nov 2014 (FREE DOWNLOAD)

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This track is taken from the forthcoming 'Fredfades Remixes' project which is soon to be released on vinyl by KingUnderground Records.

For this project Fredfades remixes nine of his favorite rap songs. Dense layers of samples from hard to find records, crisp drums and ruthless bass lines are some of the ingredients Fred uses to create new versions of these Hip-Hop gems. Some of them seem to have come out edgier and more interesting than the original songs. Legendary to some, obscure to others, all the acapellas have been laced with the jazzyness Fades has become known to represent. All beats bar one were produced on the cult status SP1200 machine (the Street Smartz beat was produced using the MPC 2000XL). A few of the tracks were co-produced by Deckdaddy & John Rice (Oslo SP Ensemble). The result is a wide range of super tight raps and the distinct and consistent style of a young producer with an old soul. If you appreciate timeless rap flows over some bold reinventions of the "golden era sound", this is a must cop record!

You can pre-order now from; www.kingunderground.com/product/fredf…es-remixes-ep

 

Method Man 'Uh Oh' (Fredfades & John Rice Remix) - FREE DOWNLOAD

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This Roc Marciano remix is the first track from DJ Getz's debut production project 'The Well Smoken EP', a collection of remixes featuring Roc Marciano, Jehst, Action Bronson, Smellington Piff, Guilty Simpson, Dirty Dike, Reks and more. The full EP will be available for free download soon so keep an eye out.

Roc Marciano - Scarface - DJ Getz Remix (FREE DOWNLOAD)

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