Friday, March 30, 2012

Dirty Projectors - "Gun Has No Trigger"-mp3

Dirty Projectors back on their Talking Heads flex with "Gun Has No Trigger" off new record this spring.

Dirty Projectors-"Gun Has No Trigger"-mp3

Jai Paul - "Jasmine"-mp3

UK singer/songwriter Jai Paul introduces his latest jewell with "Jasmine. Now in the post James Blake, xx era it'll be interesting to see what his stutter steps vocals and warped out beats on his XL Recordings debut will sound like.

Jai Paul -"Jasmine"-mp3

Greg Grease -"The One (Mike Frey Remix)"-mp3

Minneapolis Greg Grease follows up 2011's fantastic solo debut The Giving Tree with a remix of "The One" by Mike Frey. Greg Grease will be putting the final touches on his next jump Cornbread, Pearl, and G, coming soon. Expect more freshness from River Life Hand Crafted items along with new videos & tracks.

Crunchy Kids
Spyder Babie
Greg Grease

Greg Grease -"The One (Mike Frey Remix)"-mp3

Santigold -"Disparate Youth (Amateur Best Remix)"-mp3

Brooklyn's Santigold with more remixes of "Disparate Youth" from her sophomore jump Master of My Make-Believe due May 1st.

Santigold -"Disparate Youth (Switch Remix)"-mp3
Santigold -"Disparate Youth (Amateur Best Remix)"-mp3
Spank Rock ft. Santigold -"Car Song (Shabazz Palaces Remix)"-mp3

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Schoolboy Q -"Brainstorm Freestyle"-mp3

Black Hippy's Schoolboy Q let's off a little freestyle over Wiz Khalifa’s "Brainstorm" for LA Leakers. Schoolboy Q's Habits and Contradictions reviewed by Sound Verite at Reviler who also has flicks for Schoolboy's debut show in Minneapolis at the Varsity.

Schoolboy Q-"Brainstorm Freestyle"-mp3
Schoolboy Q ft. ASAP Rocky-"Hands On The Wheel"-video

Elite Gymnastics -"Here, In Heaven 4 & 5 (CFCF Remix)"-mp3

Elite Gymnastics continue making moves on and off the interwebs. Minneapolis electro chill out champs are touring with Sleigh Bells & Javelin, deliver new remix record Ruin 4, a collection of remixes 2011's Ruin.

Elite Gymnastics -"Here, In Heaven 4 & 5 (CFCF Remix)"-mp3

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Mally -"Shine"-mp3

Minneapolis got next, Mally with the first look off his new record The Last Great. With beautiful production from The Sundance KId

MaLLy w/ DJ Last Word
The Tribe & Big Cats!
DJ Jimmy 2 Times (Get Cryphy)
7th St. Entry
May 18th


Georgia Anne Muldrow and Madlib -"Kneepcap Jelly"-mp3

Soul explorer Georgia Anne Muldrow is an eclectric artist whose track record alone of producing for Erykah Badu, working with Mos Def and Madlib make her one to watch. Her latest Seeds is a collaboration with Madlib doing all the production.

Georgia Anne Muldrow and Madlib -"Kneecap Jelly"-mp3
Georgia Anne Muldrow and Madlib -"Seeds"-mp3

Black Milk at 7th St Entry

Detroits MC, producer Black Milk bring a live band Nat Turner to Minneapolis on his current Claps And Traps tour. Black Milk's has been busy working with Danny Brown, Jack White, Random Axe (Sean Price, Guilty Simpson, Black Milk) and various MC's. Black Milk may best known as Detroits gatekeeper of the J Dilla spirit.

Black Milk
Tribe & Big Cats
J. Pinder
7th St. Entry

Black Milk & Danny Brown -"Zap"-mp3

Bjork -"Crystalline (Current Value Remix)" -mp3

Bjork's "Crystalline" gets another look, this one a strange spoken piece. One Little Indian will launch an eight-part remix series for Björk's latest album, Biophilia. The series will feature remixes from El Guincho, Matthew Herbert, Hudson Mohawke, Alva Noto, These New Puritans, 16 Bit, King Cannibal, Current Value, and Death Grips. A new entry in the series will be released every two weeks digitally, on 12" vinyl and CD. via P4k

Bjork-"Crystalline (Current Value Remix)"-mp3

Frankie Rose -"Night Swim"-video

Longtime indie everywoman Brooklyn's Frankie Rose with the visuals for "Nigh Swim" off her impressive solo debut Interstellar, directed by Laurel. Her stints with Dum Dum Dum Girls, Crystal Slits and and the Vivian Girls are on on display.

Toki Wright - "Ode to Maximillian Cohen (π)"-video

Rhymesayers artist Toki Wright with a video "Ode to Maximillian Cohen (π)" , off his new mixtape FADERS. "Ode to Maximillian Cohen (π)" produced by Bobby Richardson, clip directed by Adam J. Dunn. FADERS release show at Fineline with many special guest.

Toki Wright
Mayda, Franz Diego, Audio Perm
Mar. 31st

Toki Wright -FADERS-download

The Flaming Lips with Bon Iver -"Ashes in the Air"-mp3

The Flaming LIps & Bon Iver. From the album The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends.

The Flaming Lips with Bon Iver -Ashes in the Air-mp3

Monday, March 26, 2012

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Magic Castles-"Ballad Of The Golden Bird"mp3

First heard of these guys on Moon Gylph's 2010 compilation Regolith Vol. 1 with standout track "Patron Saint" . Magic Castles latest jewell "Ballad Of The Golden Bird" from Radio K's "Track Of The Day" last Friday. "Ballad Of The Golden Bird" is off Magic Castles new, very cool daydream drenched new record Magic Castles. In 2011 Anton Newcombe of Brian Jonestown Massacre signed the band and Magic Castles will be on his imprint "a" Records.

Magic Castles -"Ballad Of The Golden Bird"-mp3

Azealia Banks-"Fuck Up The Fun (prod. by Diplo)"-mp3

Harlem bad girl Azealia Banks connects with Diplo and throws shots. "Don't Fuck with ya bitch when the rum in her punch".

Azealia Banks"Fuck Up The Fun (prod. by Diplo)"

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) -"Niggas In Poorest" -mp3

Formerly known as Mos Def Yasiim Bey snatches Kane West "Niggas In Paris" and cautions "don't get caught up in the Throne, Allah's in control.

Yasiin Bey "Niggas In Poorest"-mp3

Phantom Tails - "Young Rapture" -video

Minneapolis scrappy disco punks Phantom Tails with new visuals for "Young Rapture" off their ep Armageddon Experience. Cinematography, Editing, and SFX by Daniel Garritsen.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Amadou & Mariam ft. Tunde & Kyp (TV on the Radio) -video

Mali'sa finest Anadou & Mariam with the first look from new record featuring TV On The Radio's Tunde Adebimpe & Kyp Malone.

Win tickets to see I Self Devine at 7th Street Entry


I Self Devine's latest Reports From The Field: In The Trenches release show at 7th Street Entry. Win tickets by telling me the name of The Micranots debut full length on record on Rhymesayers? Email answer to: blackjon66@gmail headline "I Self Devine".

Sound Verite reviews I Self Devine's Reports From The Field:In The Trences at Reviler.

I Self Devine
7th St Entry
Mar. 24th

I Self Devine ft. Muja Messiah-"Oblivious"-mp3
I Self Devine-Reports From The Field:In The Trences-download
I Self Devine ft. Ak-Rite-"Pretty Sickness"-video

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Julia Holter -"Moni Mon Amie"-video

Los Angeles experimental artist Julia Holter hooks up with Yours Truly for an intimate performance of "Moni Mon Amie" off her new record Ekstasis. Sound Vertie and friends reviews Holter's new Ekstasis at Reviler.

Julia Holter -"In The Same Room"-video

Danny Brown -"Grown Up" -mp3

Detroit madman Danny Brown, raps adderall king.

Danny Brown
Mar 29th -Epic
May 27th -Soundset

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Santigold -"Disparate Youth (The 2 Bears Remix)"-mp3

Santigold offers up The 2 Bears remix of "Disparate Youth" and pretty much loses the brilliant melody. Album version rules.

Santigold -"Disparate Youth (The 2 Bears Remix)"-mp3
Santigold -"Disparate Youth"-mp3

Nite Jewel -"One Second of Love"-video

On her new jump Nite Jewel makes like an indie, electro charged Aaaliya, the more i listen the more I respect her game. Nite Jewell's new One Second of Love is an early contender. Alongside Grimes, Julia Holter, Nite Jewell represents perhaps a new school of self produced, smart artist moving in different directions within a wide rainbow crashing the old genre references forming a new batch of common sounds.

Nite Jewel
Triple Rock
Mar. 31st

Nite Jewel -"One Second of Love"-video

Mike The Martyr-"Fuckin' Wit"-mp3

Mike The Martyr with a new banger.

I Self Devine
Mike The Martyr
Big Quarters
Illuminous 3
7th Street Entry
Mar. 24th

Mike The Martyr-"Fuckin Wit"-mp3