LDBK Hotlist #34

Every month, we present 15 new tracks featured on LDBK radio.

This June 2015 issue includes new material from Roots Manuva, St Germain, some west coast vibes provided by Onra & MC Eight, The Gene Dudley Band covering Todd Terje, French soulman John Milk, Raf Vilar’s Brazilian touch, a few local talents (MonkeyRobot, Moodprint, Le Motel) & many more…

Long time friends and LDBK collaborators, Eric and Louis from MonkeyRobot present a new track. Their first since the release of the “Earshot” EP.

Onra – We Ridin’ ft. Daz Dillinger & Olivier Daysoul

French producer Onra has never shied from the influence of 1990s hip-hop and r&b on his work. In May this year he returns to his home on All City Records, the Dublin-based label and record shop, for his third album, Fundamentals. Read more on

Raf Vilar – Carnivore ft. LyricL and Heidi Vogel

Brazilian singer Raf Vilar now goes beyond his World Music roots with his forthcoming EP, “High Class Cat”. Raf is joined by Heidi Vogel, ex-Cinematic Orchestra, and London-based rapper, LyricL, to bring a pop vibe to his new sound on the single, “Carnivore”.

John Milk – Treat Me Right

French soul band from Lyon released by Underdog records. A vibe similar to Mayer Hawthorne.

Degiheugi – Bonsoir et Bonne Chance ft. Josh Martinez

French sound collector continuously in search of the ultimate sample, Degiheugi releases his 6th album “Endless Smile”. A delicious patchwork of hip hop, soul and electronic grooves.

The Gene Dudley Group – Inspector Norse

Gene’s version of Todd Terje’s Inspector Norse is a funk driven horn-fest and takes the modern dance floor classic into exciting new areas.

Kutiman – Give It Up (Free The Robots remix)

Thru You Too, Kutiman’s album made out of unrelated YouTube videos, in a remixed version.

J-Felix – Patience ft. Abi Flynn

Brighton’s producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist J-Felix unveil the first official single from upcoming album ‘101 Reasons’. “Patience feat. Abi Flynn” sees the super smooth vocals of Brighton based rising talent Flynn pouring like chocolate over a mellow, hip hop groove.

Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth – We Specialize (aCatCalledFRITZ remix)

While preparing the release of his new album due later this year, French producer aCatCalledFritz revisited some classic hip hop tracks and compiled them together with a few exclusive tracks into the “NOWADAYS” mixtape.

MC Eiht & Freddie Gibbs – Welcome to Los Santos

An ode to “Grand Theft Auto V” and west coast rap. This song is a “representation” of the city of Los Santos in the eyes of the South Los Santos gang members.

Roots Manuva – Like A Drum

British hip hop veteran Roots Manuva is back with a new single on Big Dada recording. The B-side “Like a Drum” produced by Machinedrum makes Mr. Manuva sounds as good as 15 years ago.

St Germain – Real Blues

Fifteen years after the release of the legendary ‘Tourist’, French house icon St Germain is set to make a return to the scene with the announcement of a third studio album to be released in October.

Wermonster – Future ft. Melody Myla

French producer based in Berlin, Wermonster teams up with Uncomfortable Beats to released his new EP. Electronic music with an organic touch.

Moodprint – Serenata

Lovin the jazz touch on this “Serenata” by Belgian producer Moodprint released by LA based label Cold busted.

Le Motel – Toboggan

Brussels based producer / graphic designer Le Motel is about to release his new project and works on a follow up to his “On The Road” mixtape.

Mixed by dj_TØm∑™
Jingles by Vincent Perez & Bongholio Iglesias
Cover picture: “Disque Orphique” by Parole.

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Julien Mourlon
Posted on May 30th, 2015 by
LDBK's founder and digital radio manager.