Opolopo : Mutants (Tokyo Dawn Records)

                              Opolopo is a cat from Sweden. In the past few months, he has been releasing some of the craziest records I heard in a while as far as funk is concerned. Putting the 80′s sound up to date, the man [...]

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Mr Scruff offers you his latest set …

                        Mr Scruff is a tea addict, a tea vendor, a great designer and also a genius behind the decks. On a regular basis, he offers a 6 hour dj set he recently played. The playlist is always full of surprises, not your average [...]

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J Live covers Gang Starr’s Dwyck (Free Download)

                        If you ask me my opinion, J Live is one of the most underrated Mc’s in the rap game … Finesse, wordplay, lyrics, flow, the man has it all to please one’s hear. Here, he covers the Gang Starr classic featuring Nice & [...]

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Gonjasufi Presents the Ninth Inning EP (+ Free download)

                            Here is a free release by the mystic man called Gonjasufi. it features some old unreleased songs to keep you waiting for his forthcoming commercial release. Some weeded beats and abstract rhyming. One less abstract and smokey song is called Eat [...]

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A little mix I made (Free Download)

                          Here is a little mix I recorded at the end of the summer for my man in Vienna, Majestic Moods … He runs a weekly radio show called Groove Merchants Radio and aired this mix early this week … It features an [...]

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Brownswood label Night at Het Depot (+ Free Download)

                        So, basically, two days before we are welcoming Gilles Peterson at Strictly Niceness on november 12th, our good friends at Het Depot are setting up this Brownswood Label Night on the 10th in Leuven. For those who were at Le Bar du Matin [...]

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The Roots ready to release a new album

                          So, this afternoon, The roots announced the forthcoming release of their new album … Excellent news if you ask me … And, naturally, the unleashed the first “leak” … a track called “Make my” and featuring Big K.R.I.T …   Via Okayplayer

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“Best of Quantic” as mixed by J Rocc

                          You know we’re great fans of Will Holland aka Quantic at Strictly Niceness. It happens that Tru Thoughts (his label) is releasing a best off by the man to celebrate the 10th birthday of his first record on the label . Will [...]

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Randa & The Soul Kingdom : What you need (Out now)

                          I really like this release from Randa & The Soul Kingdom. A band hailing from the Antipodes (New Zealand, to be precise), deep rooted in soul and funk “à la ” James Brown and produced by Lance Fergusson Aka Lanu, producer extraordinaire [...]

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Strictly Niceness next saturday

                          So, this month, we have not only one, but two guests. Two teams of guests to be more precise. In the Loft, please welcome these long time Strictly Niceness friends, the all mighty boogie monsters called Onda Sonora. Spinning the goods for [...]

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