Author Archive

Selffish – He She Them Us

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We’ve kept close tabs on the Serein label since before Irregular Crates even began, with us covering early netlabel releases on our old Audio Gourmet blog. Serein are the perfect example of a… Continue reading

Camillo – Sunday Sea

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Our relentless scour of the dishevelled downtempo world of instrumental Hip Hop brings us to the sleepy sounds of Camillo from Ulm, Germany. The artist’s debut ‘Sunday Sea‘ is a selection of tape-eroded beats,… Continue reading

William Ryan Fritch – Birkitshi – Eagle Hunters In A New World

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Lost Tribe Sound appear to have a landmark year ahead of them and we’ll be featuring this label more frequently throughout the year. Label boss Ryan Keane sent us a couple of their… Continue reading

Hugo LX – Akegata

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We discovered the work of Hugo LX last year and enjoyed both his Deep House material as well as the mini album ‘Ascent‘ which sees a more Downtempo style. On further reading and… Continue reading

Five Queries With… 002: Andrew Lang

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We recently started a post series called Five Queries With… new for 2017. It’s quite simple, we’ll catch up with an artist, label or friend on what they’ve been up to and their… Continue reading

Grand AM – Full Force

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If you’ve been in touch with me lately, you may well be aware that since the turn of the year I’ve gone crazy for instrumental Hip Hop. I’ve discovered a treasure-trove of artists coming… Continue reading

Taylor Deupree – Somi

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Doing the rounds with many at the moment is the latest album by Taylor Deupree, on his long-standing and always exquisite 12k imprint. It’s been receiving lots of positive acclaim and it won’t… Continue reading

Five Queries With… 001: Joel Garden

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We’ve dreamed up a new feature on Irregular Crates called ‘Five Queries With…’, a series where we’ll catch up with artists, friends and labels alike by asking five questions. The questions will vary and… Continue reading

Rzuma – Late Night Loops

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There’s some truly exquisite Instrumental Hip Hop coming out of Germany these last couple of years and our latest discovery is right up there with the best. We happened upon Berliner Rzuma early… Continue reading

Cormac – Nobscot

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For a measly dollar you can bag a copy of the latest release from Boston, Massachusets based Hip Hop producer Cormac, curiously entitled ‘Nobscot’. This one’s full of fine material with the loops… Continue reading