Friday, April 17, 2015

K.Raydio & O-D -"The Back Wall"-video



Minneapolis modern soul, adventurous vocalist K.Raydio and groove merchant producer O-D released their stylish, funk-drenched One Drop late 2014. Minneapolis is definitely stepping it's soul game up with records like One Drop that sit comfortably between neo-soul veteran Erykah Badu and world travellers Ibeyi. City Pages has interview K.Raydio and O-D Bond Raw, Soulful Emotion Together on One Drop. "One Drop" video directed by Medium Zach & Tommy Ellis at Valued Input (MPLS, MN).

K.Raydio & O-D -"Gossip"-mp3

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Doomtree -"Beastface"-video



Minneapolis massive Doomtree latest visuals has Sims, P.O.S. & Mike Mitclan on some desert warrior jump for "Beastface" off their record All Hands. "Beastface" directed by Isaac Gale.

Mike Mictlan -"CLAPP'D"-mp3

Ibeyi - "Eleggua (DJ Don Cuco Remix)"-mp3


Rising Afro-Cuban artist Ibeyi gets some love and nice, heavy percussion from DJ Don Cucuo with a very cool rework of "Eleggua".

Ibeyi -Eleggua (DJ Don Cuco Remix)-mp3

J*DaVeY -"Strong Anticipation"-mp3


Los Angeles soul explorers J*DaVeY return with "Strong Anticipation", from their upcoming POMP EP this spring.

J*DaVeY -"Strong Anticipation"-mp3

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Tyondai Braxton -"Gracka"-mp3


Former Battles frontman and son of avant composer Anthony Braxton Tyondai Braxton shares first track from upcoming album HIVE1, is out May 12 via Nonesuch. "Gracka" is named after his wife's Grace nickname. Braxton says "The piece emulates her always surprising, always beautiful spirit and down to earth nature."

Tyondai Braxton -"Gracka"-mp3

Crescent Moon & Andrew Broder ft. Greg Grease -"Ashes"-mp3


Minneapolis trio of Crescent Moon (Kill The Vultures) & Andrew Broder(Fog/The Cloak Ox) & Greg Grease go in the lab, their experimental collaboration produced "Ashes" where "Only thing we're certain of, is silence when the curtains touch". Greg Grease, Cresent Moon, Andrew Broder, Uprock & Freez & Mike Frey perform at Fifth Element Records on Sat. April 18th for Record Store Day.

Crescent Moon & Andrew Broder ft. Greg Grease -"Ashes"-mp3

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Mally, Haphuzn & Last Word -"Squad"-mp3


Mally & Haphuzn link of up over a guitar-heavy Last Word production for "Squad" ahead of their show at 7th Street Entry Friday April 17th with Mac Irv.

Mally, Haphuzn & Last Word -"Squad"-mp3