MFM010 – Frameworks and Blurum13 – The Brickbuilders EP

For their 10th release Manchester based label My First Moth present a collaboration between two visionary artists from opposite sides of the Atlantic. New York born rapper BluRum 13 should need no introduction after lacing countless records from the last decade with his distinctive gravel-voiced flow, most notably the classic Ninja Tunealbum “Children of Possibility” which he recorded as one-third ofOne Self alongside DJ Vadim and Yarah Bravo. ProducerFrameworks is a relative newcomer although still fiercely prolific, having notched up collaborations with Long Island legends QnC and UK rapper Bang On amongst others. With releases on First Word RecordsHero Records and Organik RecordingsFrameworks is quickly forging a reputation for a solid production technique, fusing old-school sensibilities with a touch of live instrumentation and a keen ear for a killer sample.

 

This 12″ features two tracks from the forthcoming Brickbuilders LP along with heavy remix treatments from four distinctly individual producers. First up, MFM‘s own Neko Neko drops an afro-funk tinged dancefloor bomb not dissimilar to his recent “Trouble in the Streets” 12″ which sold out in a matter of weeks. Mixkings’ Bunty Beatsfollows this with some next-level slowmo reversed sampling on a tripped-out atmospheric tip. Flip for some darker leftfield leanings from Danny Drive Thru, fresh from recent outings on Project MooncircleFat City and Mind On Fire Records. And lastly Wah Wah 45s finest Part-Time Heroes wind things up nicely with an epic uptempo cinematic workout reminiscent of some of Bonobo‘s instrumental productions.