The likes of KG, Tim Reaper, Loraine James and Otik have contributed to the project.

London-based DJ, producer and Hooversound co-founder Sherelle has announced the debut release on her new label and music platform BEAUTIFUL. The imprint’s first release, entitled BEAUTIFUL PRESENTS: BEAUTIFUL VOL 1, will be released digitally on 31 August.

Coming in at 18 tracks, the new compilation features exclusive tunes and new offerings from a slew of Black electronic artists such as Loraine James, KG, Otik, Tim Reaper, Roska, Nia Archives, Grove and more. Rising Baltimore-based artist :3LON also contributed a track entitled Fragile, which premiered yesterday on Mary Anne Hobbs’ BBC Radio 6 Music show. Listen to Fragile below.

“I am super happy to finally introduce the BEAUTIFUL compilation,” said Sherelle in a new statement. “This has been one of the most ambitious projects I have ever worked on and the people involved are all artists that over the last year I have been wanting to work with. They are some of the very best artists of the electronic scene. All important artists in their respective scenes. It is super exciting to finally have something tangible for people to listen to and I really hope they enjoy it!”

“To me, BEAUTIFUL is a label and platform that belongs to and is for cultivating new and exciting music,” she added. “Cultivating scenes within the Black and LGBTQI+ music community in and around Europe. Beautiful will make it easier for future generations and help protect and grow the scene into something beautiful. So please support us!”

Pre-order BEAUTIFUL presents: BEAUTIFUL Vol 1 here and listen back to Sherelle’s frenetic Crack Mix below.

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