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Compilation of the Month: Various Artists ‘Touching Bass presents: Soon Come’

Errol, Alex Rita and Sammseed of Touching Bass curate a collection of deep, jazzy grooves for hazy days and cosmic club nights, celebrating the London movement’s soul and versatility 

Founded in 2014, Touching Bass overlapped with the peerless Plastic People for about a year before the latter was forced to close. It was enough...

Errol and Alex Rita's Touching Bass label shares two new singles from ‘Soon Come’ compilation: Listen

Two new tracks have been shared from 'Soon Come', a 22-track compilation due for release on Errol and Alex Rita's Touching Bass label in July. 


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Errol and Alex Rita's Touching Bass announces 22-track compilation, 'Soon Come'

South London label and collective Touching Bass is releasing a new 22-track compilation this summer, called 'Soon Come'.


The release is the first compilation on...

The Sound Of: Touching Bass

Encompassing parties, a record label and a beloved radio show, Errol and Alex Rita’s Touching Bass has created an open space to celebrate Black music in all its forms, from jazz to jungle and beyond. Alongside a woozy mix exploring the DNA of Touching Bass’ past, present and future by Sammseed, Ria Hylton documents the movement’s ethos and story so far 

“Touching Bass is a musical movement,” Errol Anderson tells DJ Mag. “And when I say movement, I’m thinking of forward movement — energy.” Alex Rita...

Black-owned music organisations, radio stations and record labels are helping to create vital platforms for Black producers and DJs who’ve been held back by systemic...

Though all genres of Black music have been subjected to exclusion, commodification and whitewashing, Black ownership in music varies. While rap and hip-hop are largely...

In this regular feature, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp...

Clubs around the world are shut, and opportunities to find new music out in the wild have been ripped from under our feet as a...