Artists

DJ Ivan6

DJ Ivan6 is a turntablist and beat-maker hailing from the streets of London, England. He has rocked a many a show and stage in the UK, Europe and Asia. He has also supported the likes of Ali Shaheed (A Tribe Called Quest), Blak Twang, Cappo, Tableek (Maspyke) Sonnyjim, Mystro, Four Owls, Homeboy Sandman, The Scratch Perverts and many other cemented and up and coming UK and international acts. DJ Ivan6 holds residency at the infamous UK Hip Hop event, Holdin’ Court. Expect a selection of crunch, warmth, deep wide kicks, synths, cuts, dust, and potent raps is inside this debut EP from DJ Ivan6. A wide spectrum of sounds and samples chopped, flipped and arranged to provide a unique and euphoric journey into the mind of DJ Ivan6. The SCRAM EP features guest appearances from UK heavyweights Cappo, Beonofficial & Bill Sykes. Available digitally, LTD Edition Lathe Cut CD (first 25 orders) & standard CD. Download / Purchase : https://pragmatictheory.bandcamp.com/album/scram-ep DJ Ivan6 Links : Soundcloud / Bandcamp / Holdin’ Court SCRAM EP by DJ Ivan6 Preview :

Broke

Santa Ana, Californian native beat maker & emcee Broke has lended over his distinctual sounds on previous Pragmatic Theory compilations. With the latest release from this multi-talented artist also available on limited edition cassettes, this 33-track album Classic Pieces reaffirms the skillful ability of broke’s usage of analogue to take us refreshingly back to the golden era of boom bap 90s hip hop rawness. Broke Links : Website / Facebook / Twitter Classic Pieces by Broke

Jasper Sommer

Jasper Sommer “a reclusive naturist with an idealistic vision to change the landscape of the world we live in today with his music and art. Spawned from the depths of Derbyshire, Sommer has attained a multifarious skill-set that has helped him mould the unorthodox, underlying framework of his music.” His latest material Enter: The Woods EP released in conjunction with Push Crayons and Pragmatic Theory, was crafted with the intentions of inspiring change and thought, unveiling the illusions he believes will then awaken us to the truths of the universe through the experience taken by the musical journey he is offering. Jasper Sommer Links : Soundcloud / Website / Twitter Enter The Woods EP by Jasper Sommer

EEDLY (Lidly x EeMu)

We’re very proud to present to you two extremely talented beat makers out of Tokyo Japan. Lidly and EeMu joined forcers a year ago and started experimenting with synths, Jazz sampling, SP’s & realtime performance…. the rest is now history, EEDLY was spawned. ‘Precision City’ is not just a studio album, it’s a living, breathing and shapeshifting entity with it’s roots deep seeded in live performance. It’s been an honour working with Lidly & EeMu. We hope that you enjoy listening to Precision City as much as we enjoyed working on the project. Available on LTD Edition Cassette, Pragmatic Theory proudly presents, EEDLY – Precision City. EEDLY – Precision City LTD Edition Cassette Available Here : https://pragmatictheory.bandcamp.com/album/precision-city Lidly Links : Website / Soundcloud / Bandcamp / Facebook / Twitter EeMu Links : Soundcloud / Bandcamp Precision City by EEDLY (Lidly x EeMu) ALBUM PREVIEW : EEDLY Live @ Solfa – Nakameguro, Tokyo. (08/08/2015)

Compilation Artists

We have been truly blessed to feature on our compilations some incredible artists over the years. Each has given us their time & music for the love & for the listeners. We owe them a great deal of gratitude & will always be indebted to them for their generosity. Free compilation releases is where it all started for us & we will continue to provide our fans & music lovers with some of the undergrounds best known artists as well as emerging talents. Some of the artists that have featured on our compilations are Ta-ku, Dudley Perkins, The Doppelgangaz, Melanin 9, Sene, B.Lewis, Essa, Miles Bonny, Vanilla, Twit One, Lakim, Bugseed, BudaMonk, iLL Sugi, Esta & many more. Below is a complete list of our compilation roster, please click the artists names respectively to go to their page. 0-9 2-D Funk 5th Sequence 7even Sun A A-Beats Abnormal A.C.E Ackryte Adjaman Afryx Q Akira Atani Aleph 1ne Al Patron AL PD Amin Payne AMS – King Of The Nerds Anthm Apathy Artonius Aspie Associated Fresh AudioDoctor B Beat Machine Aron Ben Bada Boom Benjamin Earl Turner Ben Z Benchwarmers Clique Blade Gordon BlakeSmith Blap Deli B.Lewis B.Lowe Blu BoomBaptist Brock Berrigan Broke Brydversion1 BudaMonk Bugseed C Cans Cayoz Chel Strong Chief Chinch33 ChrisAre ChromadaData Clasick Classic The Legend Conflict Constrobuz Cookie Monster Galaxy Cornbread Cor Stidak Cruel Therapy Cypria D D A H L I Dailon Dead Horse Beats Deebio Defcee Disturbance Devine Victory DJ Breeze DJ End. K DJ […]

Es-K

Es-K is best known for his 24 part series “Spontaneous Grooves” and his LP “Serenity” featuring A.G. of DITC, General Steele, C-Rayz Walz, and more. His latest offering “One Continuous Moment” is a collection of instrumentals made during May and June of 2015, performed live using the SP404. As a resident and acknowledged in the beat scene in Vermont, Es-K is also recognizable from his presence on record label Cold Busted. Productivity, output, and work ethic online and off is bar none from this artist and we are honoured to have his latest work part of the Pragmatic Theory catalogue. Es-K Links : Website – http://www.beatsbyesk.com/#soundcloud Bandcamp – http://es-k.bandcamp.com Soundcloud – http://soundcloud.com/beatsbyesk Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/beatsbyesk/ Twitter – http://twitter.com/beatsbyesk One Continuous Moment by Es-K

Venomous2000

Born and raised in the same city as NFL great Craig ‘Ironhead” Heyward and Hip-hop emcee 7shawn (World Reknown), Passaic, New Jersey, Venomous2000 has been a force for positivity in the Hip-hop culture for over 15 years. Venomous2000′ early beginnings started with his uncle who used to be a radio DJ for the famous New York City WBLS 107.5FM radio station. Venomous2000 received his first tastes of Hip-hop during the early 80’s with notables such KRS-ONE, RAKIM, MC Lyte, and Public Enemy. Venomous2000’ cousin, Irocdis, was co-founder of the Tommy Boy Records recording artists Deadly Snakes, who gave Venomous lots of inspiration during the sessions that he would stop by and watch them perform and work on music. The name Venomous2000 was actually started by the Deadly Snakes influence due to the vast amount of time spent in their studios in South Jersey and Philadelphia. He wanted to make sure that his cousin’s vision of the fight against negative music (poison) was met with anti-venom (positivity) so hence the name Venomous was established. He would later add “TheUltraEmcee & 2000” to separate any affiliation with the rap group The Deadly Snakes. Venomous met with his first rhyme partner, DeadEye during his years in High School. He would later link with fellow Passaic emcee Danny-D and work on his first demo tape in 1997. During this same time, Venomous2000 was at a recording session in Paterson, NJ and met another local group called World Affiliated (Phonetic, Nalm Myerz). The 3 emcees […]

Bläp Dëli

California beatmaker and Goldie Records founder Bläp Dëli [Emmet Kai] began his venture into electronic music in late 2011. With years as an instrumentalist in various punk/metal bands, transition into making his own music came easy leading to an artist and musician group in 2012 called The Sandbox Collective, a San Francisco and Sonoma County based label. With all of Bläp Dëli’s projects released independently, the collaboration with Pragmatic Theory Records and focus on his current label Goldie Records made born to his his first 12″ LP “Whisper.Me” (June 2014). Currently residing in Healdsburg and Santa Rosa area, Bläp continues  to make music and play in bands. Bläp Dëli Links : Twitter / Tumblr / Soundcloud / TheSandboxCollective / Goldie Records Bläp Dëli – Whispër.Më by Pragmatic Theory

Kojey Radical

Kojey Radical is a London based poet, music artist and mixed media visual artist. He is also Creative Director of the PUSHCRAYONS collective/network, art director of contemporary menswear brand Chelsea Bravo. Widely credited for his subversive story telling ability Kojey has been referred to as a visionary and pioneer of the arts. With his debut headline show Dear Daisy Opium : Unplugged selling out twice Kojey’s raw and emotive approach to performance has been likened to a young Gil Scott Heron. Kojey’s approach and unorthodox style has earned him the attention of GQ Magazine, Idol, Mechanical Dummy, Soul Culture, The405 and Clash Magazine to name a few. Proving his versatility, Kojey has worked within a multitude of creative industries, exhibiting in the Idea Generation Gallery and even illustrating front row at London Fashion Week. Kojey was recently crowned one of 2014’s ONE TO WATCH by IDOL MAGAZINE, Interviewed & featured in Both Viper Magazine & Boys By Girls Magazine as well as being listed as contributing writer on the BBG most recent issue ( In stores now ). In addition to this, Kojey currently features and models in the most recent GQ MAGAZINE X GAP collaboration shot by renowned photographer Garcon Jon. To add to his barrage of accolades, Chelsea Bravo will also be showing in London Collection: Mens early in the new year, marking their first official presentation with British Fashion Council with Kojey as art director. “..The best thing I’ve heard so far this year” – MTV alternate […]

Keor Meteor

Parisian beat maker Keor Meteor began making beats in 2005 having been influenced by Gang Starr, Group Home, Nas, Mobb Deep, Wu-Tang, & more from that golden era making listing more names unnecessary . Keor Meteor has been a presence on Pragmatic Theory since its start with the Curtis beat tape and has been a recurring patron to both the comps & with independent releases with VA native emcee Cor Stidak, GA mc Kal-L and last, but not least, the dually talented NY beat maker and emcee jondis. Recent projects : The Highest Order on YNR Productions ‏Generation Gap on Goldie Records Deleted Scenes on Pragmatic Theory 99 cents on HRS Keor Meteor Links : Facebook / Twitter / Bandcamp / Soundcloud Cor Stidak & Keor Meteor – Widespread Irregularity by Pragmatic Theory Kal-L & Keor Meteor – JFK by Pragmatic Theory Jondis & Keor Meteor – Deleted Scenes by Pragmatic Theory