Friday, April 17, 2015
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
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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
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