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Listen to an exclusive Low End Theory mix from Kutmah

July 2016

Ahead of this year's Low End Theory festival in Los Angeles, party starter Kutmah presents an exclusive beat-heavy mix

Ahead of the third annual Low End Theory Festival at Shrine Expo Hall & Grounds in Los Angeles on 23 July, London based producer and beat maverick Kutmah presents an exclusive mix, mastered by Daddy Kev (producer/engineer for Flying Lotus, Daedelus, Nosaj Thing, Freestyle Fellowship, Abstract Rude, Mix Master Mike, Sage Francis, Busdriver, and more).

Kutmah is credited with being one of the first to set up a beat night in LA with his club series Sketchbook, which started a year before the Low End Theory night and exerted a significant influence on its aesthetic and ethos.

Erik Otis of the LA based Alpha Pup label explains, “[Sketchbook] was a major influence on Low End Thoery. Kutmah was sadly deported a few years back and lives in the UK now. [It] was a tragic story and he is always here with us in spirit. So for him to do this mix is very special!”

This year's edition of the LET festival features Ghostface Killah & Raekwon, Invisibl Skratch Piklz, MixedByAli, Daedelus, Ras G, Prefuse 73, Jonwayne, Teebs, Milo, Dorian Concept, Eprom, Gonjasufi, Samiyam, Mono/Poly, Dibiase, DJ SOSUPERSAM, Great Dane, Penthouse Penthouse x Bobby Saint, Taylor McFerrin, Sonnymoon, Sahtyre, Eureka The Butcher, Shiva, Taso and Linafornia, plus Low End Theory residents Daddy Kev, DJ Nobody, The Gaslamp Killer and D-Styles.

Tracklist:

Suff Daddy “Intri”
Kaotic “Free Your Mind”
GLK “He's Watching You”/“777” (Hit+Run)
Bernard Fevre “Monster Laboratory”
Holy Smoke (Jeremiah Jae + Zeroh) “Soy Cheese” (unreleased) (Hit+Run)
Ras G And The Afrikan Space Program “Expansion” (unreleased) (Ruff)
Title “Ice Breaker” (unreleased)
Dagger DX “World Peace” (unreleased demo)
Up “High Collective” (unreleased) (Subsequence)
MRR-ADM ft Gonjasufi "5ive"
Gonjasufi “Feeling” (unreleased demo)
Gonjasufi “Halen Vangelis” (Hit+Run)
Zeroh “Snakes” (unreleased) (Hit+Run)
Samiyam “Lotion”/“Animals Have Feelings” (Stones Throw)
Wu-Block “Drivin’ Round” feat Ghostface Killah, Sheek Louch, Masta Killah, GZA & Erykah Badu
Jonwayne/Mndsgn “Altitude”/“I Don't Care”
Jonwayne “That's OK”/“Authors”
Oso “Faded (At The Fair)”
Oso “E=MC Squared”
Natureboy Flako “La La La Demo” (unreleased)
People Mover “Bad Dream (Mind Fitness)” (unreleased)
Alex Patchwork “Ebonics Remix” (unreleased)
Raekwon, Common & Pusha T “The Morning”
Wu Block “All In Together”
Adrian Younge & Ghostface Killah “Return Of The Savage” feat Raekwon & RZA
Wu Block “Different Time Zone” feat Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck & Sheek Louch
Wu Block “Crack Spot Stories” feat Ghostface Killah, Raekwon & Jadakis
Raekwon “New Wu” feat Ghostface Killah and MEF
Raekwon “Verbal Intercourse Instro” (produced by RZA)
Raekwon feat Nas & Ghostface Killah “Verbal Intercourse”
Wu-Tang Clan “Wu Gambinos”
Wu-Tang Clan “Can’t It All Be So Simple Instro” (produced by RZA)
Dibia$e “Oooohh Weeeee Beat” (unreleased)
Dibia$e “Luvsuite”/“Bakers Dozen”/“Fat Beats”
Dibia$e “Peace Go With” (unreleased)
Prefuse 73 + Dabrye Invigorate + Daedelus + Miguel Atwood Ferguson + Dwight Tribe + Celestial Blues (Kutmah Collage)
Nobody “Headspace”/“Pacific Drift” (Plug Research)
Teebs “Mondaze” (Brainfeeder)
Taylor McFerrin “Georgia” (Brainfeeder)

Low End Theory Festival takes place on 23 July at Shrine Expo Hall & Grounds, Los Angeles

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