Thursday, August 30, 2012
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Blackbird Blackbird works out Bjork's classic "Hidden Place".
Bjork-"Hidden Place (Blackbird Blackbird Bootleg)"--mp3
Monday, August 27, 2012
Minneapolis "chill-wave" Elite Gymnastics has been busy, currently on tour with the Grimes and also news of the band going from a duo to being paired down to one person. The new track "Andreja 4-Ever" is from Adult Swim’s singles series.
Elite Gymnastics-"Andreja 4-Ever"-mp3
Saturday, August 25, 2012
JJ Doom the collaborative project between Doom and producer/rapper Jneiro Jarel, premiered the split-screen video for their single, “Guv’nor.” The duo’s album Key to the Kuffs is out now via Lex Records.
MF Doom -"My Favorite Ladies (ManOnWire Remix)"-mp3
Friday, August 24, 2012
RZA bring in Wu-Tang's Method Man, Freddie Gibbs & Streetlife for a track from the soundtrack to his upcoming Man With The Iron Fists flick, produced by Toronto's Frank Dukes.
Method Man ft. Freddie Gibbs & Streetlife -"Built For This"-stream
Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O records a lullaby for new Tim Burton flick, Frankenweenie. The soundtrack to Frankenweenie will also have new music from The Cure's Robert Smith, Neon Indian, Flaming Lips and others out Sept. 25th.
Karen O -"Strange Love"-mp3
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Minneapolis latest breakout band Night Moves, release their second single "Country Queen" as they prep their debut Colored Emotions, on Domino Oct. 9th, and get ready to hit the road.
Night Moves -“Country Queen”-mp3
Night Moves -"Headlights"-mp3
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The first track from the Minneapolis indie hop-hop compilation Flood Watch. Flood Watch is an all-original music project/album created by That Dude Reeg of Check The Blog and Executive Produced by Tek. The Flood Watch comp is loaded with tracks featuring Meta, Slug (of Atmosphere), Muja Messiah, Greg Grease, Mally, Tek, Mike The Martyr, Bobby Raps, Haphduzn, Mac Irv, Knox, Big Wiz, Freez, Mod Sun, K-Nine,Kisson, Jesse James, Aquafesh and Sti Lo Reel. The record also showcases the finest new producers in Tek, Nicademus, Mike The Martyr, GMO, Mike Frey, Cory Grindberg, PC, Bobby Raps and Dimitry Killstrom.
Slug (Atmosphere), Mally, Mike The Martyr & Haphduzn -“Shameless”-mp3
Monday, August 20, 2012
Friday, August 17, 2012
West Coast rookie Kendrick Lamar recruits Atlanta OG Young Jeezy for “Westside, Right On Time”. Lamar's major debut Good Kid In A Mad City, on deck for late Sept.
Kendrick Lamar ft. Young Jeezy -“Westside, Right On Time”-mp3
P.O.S. performs the debut experimental/beat driven "Bumper" live for City Of Music from his highly-anticipated We Don't Even Live Here, available Oct. 23rd on Rhymesayers. WDELH features assist from Bon Iver, Doomtree, Polica, Boyz Noise and Housemeister, Patric Russel with production by Ryan Olson (Gayngs, Polica), Lazerbeak and producer and mix engineer Andrew Dawson (Kanye West, Jay-Z,Fun). "Bumper" video directed by Dan Huiting and Isaac Gale.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Greg Grease keeps it lovely with the retro-feel banger "Basement Soul" for all the Native Tongues fans out there, this is right in your lane. The second track from his Cornbread Is Coming series. Greg Grease new record Cornbread, Pearl & G on deck for for late fall 2012. Visuals for "Basement Soul" directed by CKFD & Greg Grease for River Life Media.
Greg Grease -"Basement Soul (prod. by NineThree & Bobby Raps)"-mp3
Greg Grease -"Rip Well"-mp3
Flying Lotus with the first track from Until The Quiet Comes, featuring Erykah Badu. Until The Quiet Comes arrives Oct. 2nd.
Flying Lotus ft. Erykah Badu-"See Thru To U"-stream
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Nite Jewel and Nicholas Krgovich cover Frank Ocean's "Thinking Bout You" all lounged the fuck out. Sound Verite reviews Frank Ocean's debut Channel Orange at Reviler. via RCRD LBL.
Nite Jewel & Nicholas Krgovich -"Thinking Bout You (Frank Ocean cover)"-mp3
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Minneapolis truth-speaker Brother Ali unleashes a new track from "Mourning In America". Brother Ali's new record Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, is completely produced by Jake One, out Sept. 18th on Rhymesayers.
Brother Ali -"Mourning In America"-mp3
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Shabazz Palaces scores a new track made specifically for the art magazine I Want You. The music and video will be featured in Bold Expressions: African American Quilts from the Collection of Corrine Riley at Bellevue Arts Museum.
Shabazz Palaces -"Shapes and Movements1"-mp3
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Harlem's Azealia Banks with a new track out of nowhere with "Scucubi". This one is directed at Harlem's "bad-dude" rapper Jim Jones. She also tells NME "I'd love to collaborate with Lana Del Rey, Lady Gaga and Grimes".
Azealia Banks -"Succubi (Prod. by ARAABMUZIK)"-mp3
Friday, August 10, 2012
Ghanian/Minneapolis MC M.anifest fresh off his run with Damon Albarn, Flea & Tony Allen's Afrobeat project Rocket Juice To The Moon. Manifest delivers a banger with the track "Way Too Gold (Enfa Me Ho)".
M.anifest -"Way Too Gold (En Me Ho)"-mp3
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Ab-Soul and the Black Hippy crew of Kendrick Lamar, Shoolboy Q & Jay Rock.
Nite Jewel hooks up with Dam-Funk for "What Did He Say" off 2009's Good Evening.
Nite Jewel -"What Did He Say (Dam-Funk Remix)"-mp
The multi-talented MC/producer/video director, photographer Greg Grease releases the first in series Cornbread is coming, before dropping his second record Cornbread, Pearl & G later in the fall. The first track is a tribute to the fallen victims of urban violence, and to his friend Abulle Elmi. Elmi, aka Free One, was a member of Greg Grease's crew The Usual Suspects and friend of Minneapolis hip-hop community. This gorgeous banger was produced by Mic Titan.
Greg Grease -"Rip Well (Prod. By Mic Titan)"-mp3
Twin Cities fave psyche bands Liesure Birds makes a few band changes and preps Globe Master their new record and first on Moon Glyph. The band says "is a concept album about an “unknown entity from the outermost dimensions of the galaxy to its eventual fall & transcendence to Earth.” "Silver Runner" is quite dreamy.
Liesure Birds -"Silver Runner"-mp3
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Detroit's Guilty Simpson collborated with Madlib for 2010's OJ Simpson. Well now Madlib's little brother Oh No remixes "Ultimate Athletes" from OJ Simpson and makes it gully, word is Oh No has remixed the whole record.
Guilty Simpson -"Ultimate Athletes (New Heights Remix by Oh No)"-mp3
Villa Rosa' Maria Isa just back from Puerto Rico with the Latina Ritual Project, she releses "Revolutionary Bums (Illegal Characters)"from her next record Valley of the Dolls.
Maria Isa -"Revolutionary Bums (Illegal Characters)"-mp3
Monday, August 6, 2012
Brooklyn's Twin Shadow is soooooo hip. Touring in support of his new record Confess, with its Brian Ferry meets Prince.
7th St. Entry
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Friday, August 3, 2012
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's new project with Flea and Nigel Godrich are Atoms For Peace here's the first official release. via Pitchfork.
Atoms For Peace -"Other Side - Stuck Together (Remixed by Atoms For Peace)"-mp3
Greg Grease of The Usual Suspects continues to prep the follow up to 2011's excellent The Giving Tree. Greg Grease next jump Cornbread, Earl & G, on deck for fall 2012.
Open Mike Eagle
7th St. Entry
Meta ft. Greg Grease -"Birds"-mp3
Greg Grease -"The One Remix(Produced by Mike Frey)"-mp3
Dosh (Andrew Bird/Lateduster/ Vicous Vicious) multi-instrumentalist has a new 7inch "From the House of Caesar/Walt Whitman Barn", on deck. City Pages has interview Dosh on Andrew Bird, stories from the road, and grilling in his backyard.
Wolflords (Aby Wolf/Grant Culter)
7th St. Entry
Dosh -"Bonzo Dilla"-mp3
Aby Wolf-"All The Time"-mp3
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Grizzly Bear with the gorgeous strummer for the second track "Yet Again", from the highly anticipated Shrines, their follow-up to 2009's Veckatimest. Shrines will be out Sept. 18th on Warp.
Grizzly Bear -"Yet Again"-stream
Grizzly Bear -"Sleeping Ute"-mp3
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Odd Future's Domo Genesis and Alchemist collaborate for No Idols with assist from Spaceghostpurrp, Freddie Gibbs, Tyler, the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson, Prodigy, Smoke DZA and more.
Domo Genesis & Alchemist -No Idols-mixtape
Schoolboy Q goes in at Daytrotter. Schoobly Q's Habits & Contradictions reviewed by Sound Verite. Schoolboy Q will be touring this fall with ASAP Rocky and Danny Brown.
Schoolboy Q- "Bleesed (Daytrotter)"--mp3