Saturday, June 30, 2012
Dean Blunt fresh off the press with the mindfuck of Dean Blunt & Inga Copeland's (Hype Williams) Black Is Beautiful, now he releases his solo flourish backed by tricked out harps and bleeps. From Blunt’s new solo record The Narcissist III.
Dean Blunt -"Flaxen"-mp3
Monday, June 25, 2012
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Friday, June 22, 2012
Thursday, June 21, 2012
M.I.A. as she finishes work on her new record M.I.. brings Missy & RYe Rye along for Switch's "Bad Girls" Remix.
M.I.A. ft. Missy Elliott and Azealia Banks -"Bad Girls (N.A.R.S. Remix)"-mp3
M.I.A. ft. Missy Elliott and Rye Rye -"Bad Girls (Switch Remix)"-mp3
NYC's Sadat X from the legendary Brand Nubian will be in Minneapolis, know this. Shout out the show's host producer/MC Mike The Martyr.
Mr. Gene Poole
Anchormen, Bobby Raps (Audio Perm) & Remo Williams.
Dj Kool Akiem (Micranots) & Dj Kush Picasso
Sadat X-"I Know This Game"-mp3
Sultry songstress Claire de Lune (Chalice) recruits Mally & Truth Be Told for her first single "Save The Day" produced by Big Cats from her debut New Lion. Video directed by Greg Grease.
Claire de Lune
K. Raydio & DJ Noam The Drummer
7th St. Entry
Chalice -"Push It"-mp3
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Monday, June 18, 2012
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Minneapolis Marijuana Deathsquads new visuals for "Pink Dust" / "Sex Accident".
Alchemist recuits two of the new era's finest in Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q for "Flight Confirmation". "Flight Confirmation" is off the The Alchemist new album Russian Roulette in stores on July 17th.
Danny Brown & Schoolboy Q -"Flight Confirmation (prod. by Alchemist)"--mp3
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Azealia Banks with the first look from her next jump the Fantasea mixtape, out July 4th. "Aquababe" was originally produced by Eprom and titled "Regis Chillbin". The current Machinedum version is a remix. New video for "Liquorice", off her ep 1991 on deck.
Azealia Banks -"Aquababe"-mp3
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Monday, June 11, 2012
Minneapolis producer/MC Mike The Martyr has been grinding producing for A.G., Sadat X, Triple Seis, Muja Messiah, Long Doe and countless others. Keep your ears open for his soulful melodic productions. "Never Thought We Would Make It" taken from 4Seen's mixtape Sound Of The City Vol. 10.
Sadat X (Brand Nubian)
Mr. Gene Pool
DJ Kool Akiem & Kool Picasso
Mike The Matryr
Mike The Martyr -Never Thought We Would Make It"-mp3
Sadat X -"I Know This Game"-mp3
Friday, June 8, 2012
Harlem bad girl Azealia Banks. She just released her first ep 1991 which includes her first jump "221" and "Liquorice". Her new mixtape Fantasea to be released July 4th. with her full length coming this fall. In te meantime check for her on upcoming M.I.A.'s remix of "Bad Girls" featuring Missy Elliot, Azealia Banks & Rye Rye.
Azealia Banks -"Jumanji"-mp3
Grimes will be heading out for festival dates, Canadian shows with Diplo & Skrillex and touring the States in the fall with Minneapolis' Elite Gymnastics.
Grimes with Elite Gymnastics and Myths
09/25 – Basilica Hudson – Hudson, NY !^
09/26 – Paradise – Boston, MA !^
09/27 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA !^
09/28 – The Coward Shoe – Baltimore, MD !^
09/29 – U Street Music Hall – Washington, DC !^
10/01 – The Basement – Atlanta, GA !^
10/02 – Bottletree – Birmingham, AL !^
10/03 – Mercy Lounge – Nashville, TN !^
10/05 – Trees – Dallas, TX !^
10/06 – Beauty Ballroom – Austin, TX !^
10/08 – The Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ !^
10/09 – El Rey Theatre – Los Angeles, CA ^
10/11 – Porters Pub – San Diego, CA !^
10/15 – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR !^
10/19 – Saits The Gateway – Calgary, AB !^
10/20 – Louis Pub – Saskatoon, SK !^
10/22 – Varsity Theater – Minneapolis, MN !^
10/26 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY !^
10/28 – MHOW – Brooklyn, NY !^
! with Myths
^with Elite Gymnastics
Elite Gymnastics -"Omamori"-mp3
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Toronto's juggernaut The Weeknd bring their fresh drugged-out R&B to Minneapolis. With the success of their mixtape triology, House Of Balloons, Thursday & Echoes Of Silence, The Weeknd has changed the R&B scene with the Ethiopian singer Abel Tesfaye and the production skills of Minneapolis native Martin "Doc" McKinney (Santigold/M.I.A./Drake/Muja Messiah) and Illangelo (Drake).
The Weeeknd -House Of Balloons-download
The Weeeknd -"The Knowing"-video
The Tribe & Big Cats keeps making moves and putting out new music. The duo's latest longplayer Space, available for free download on July 10th. Truth Be Told & Big Cats just wrapped up a lovely Soundset performance and they can also be heard on the new on Mally's new record Last Great and Claire De Lune's debut New Lion. Check out the meldoic first look "P.I.L.L.S.".
The Tribe & Big Cats
Jimmy 2 Times
7th St. Entry
The Tribe & Big Cats -"P.I.L.L.S"-mp3
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Mally just released his fantastic The Last Great. Now he provides the visuals for "Good One" featuring rising vocalist K. Radyio. "Good One" was directed by Isaac Gale and David Jensen.
Mally & The Sundance Kid ft. K. Raydio-"Good One"-mp3
Monday, June 4, 2012
Mankwe new collaborative project with Medium Zach (Big Quarters) comes alive with her first single from upcoming Science and Spirits, on deck July 17th. Mankwe has worked with Atmosphere, Douglass Ewart, I Self Devine, Brother Ali and Nicole Mitchell.
Mankwe-"Henrietta Goes Electric"-mp3
New school spitters ASAP Rocky and Schoolboy Q with their collabo from ASAP Rocky's LiveLoveA$AP. It's no "Hands On The Wheel" but I'll take it. "Brand New Guy" is directed by The ICU & A$AP Rocky. Sound Verite review of Schoolboy Q's breakout Habits & Contradictions at Reviler.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Friday, June 1, 2012
Flaming Lips and Erykah Badu collaborate on Roberta Flack's "First Time I Ever Saw Your Face" on The Flaming Lips Record Store Day jump, The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends, available June 26th.
Flaming Lips and Erykah Badu -"First Time I Ever Saw Your Face (Roberta Flack cover)"-video
Tune-yards, ?uestlove, Angelique Kidjo, and Akua Naru have released their cover of Fela Kuti's "Lady", which is part of a Fela tribute compilation from the Red Hot Organization and the (RED) initiative. The track marks the beginning of a ten-day fundraising and awareness campaign called (RED) Rush to Zero.
tUnE-yArDs, ?uestlove, Angélique Kidjo and Akua Naru -"Lady (Fela Kuti cover)"-mp3