Thursday, January 31, 2013

Gospel Gossip -"Except You"-mp3

Minneapolis shoegazers Gospel Gossip return with a new warm and fuzzy 7inch "Except You", full length this spring.

Gospel Gossip -"Except You"-mp3

Theesatisfaction - Thessatisfaction Loves Erykah Badu -mixtape

Theesatisfaction shows their adoration for Neo-Soul empress Erykah Badu with a new seven-track tribute mixtape, Thessatisfaction Loves Erykah Badu.

Theesatisfaction -Thessatisfaction Loves Erykah Badu-download

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Micranots Obelisk Movements Mar. 30th at 7th St Entry

After a ten-year hiatus, I Self Devine and DJ Kool Akiem return to 7th Street Entry for a one night only performance. Celebrating the digital release of their 2000 underground classic “Obelisk Movements”, they will be performing songs exclusively from the album. On March 26th 2013 “Obelisk Movements” will be available for sale digitally for the first time through iTunes and the Fifth Element website along with the original pressing of “Obelisk Movements” on CD, also available as a bundle option with an exclusive new Limited Edition Micranots T-Shirt.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Washed Out -"The Sound of Creation"-mp3

Washed Out whoa, chillwave? Ernest Greene aka Washed Out was commissioned to create an autobiographical exploration of his music influences as part of Philips' Sound of Creation campaign.

Washed Out -"The Sound of Creation"-mp3

Dean Blunt -"Papi"-mp3

U.K. producer Dean Blunt of Igna Copeland/Hype Williams fame, strikes out with his proper solo record. Following up the critically praised Black Is Beautiful with Igna Copeland and The Narcisist II, Blunt goes all in as a solo artist sampling Pink Floyd and keeping it post romantic. Blunt's solo opus The Redeemer, to be released on May 1st 2013 via his own World Music imprint and Hippos in Tanks.

Monday, January 28, 2013

The Knife -"Full of Fire"-video

The Knife's rad new single "Full of Fire" gets ta short film by Marit Östberg*. The tem minute jewel is from their forthcoming Shaking the Habitual triple LP.

Grizzly Bear - "Gun Shy"-video

Grizzly Bear new visual for "Gun Shy" off their brilliant 2011 contender Shields, directed by Kris Moyes.

Big Daddy Kane - "28 Bars of Kane (prod. by DJ Premier)"-mp3

O.G. Big Daddy Kane teams up with another O.G. DJ Premier who produced for "28 Bars of Kane".

Big Daddy Kane - "28 Bars of Kane"-mp3-mp3

How To Dress Well - "& It Was U (Elite Gymnastics remix)"-mp3

How To Dress Well preps new tour with an appropiate Elite Gymnastics remix of "& It Was U" off his recent full length Total Loss.

How To Dress Well -""& It Was U (Elite Gymnastics remix)""-mp3

Cat Power ft. Angel Haze - “Manhattan (Ryan Hemsworth Remix”-mp3

Cat Power recruits ace rookie Angel Haze for a remix of “Manhattan" by rising new school producer Ryan Hemsworth. The remix premiered on BBC Radio1 this weekend. via Fader

Cat Power ft. Angel Haze -“Manhattan (Ryan Hemsworth Remix”-mp3-mp3

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Jose James -"It's All Over Your Body"-mp3

Former Minneapolis resident, vocal architect Jose James makes his debut on Blue Note with the meticulous R & B ballad "It's All Over Your Body", off his stunning, attention to detail new longplayer No Beginning, No End. James music career has taken some interesting turns. With the early support of UK tastemaker Giles Peterson who worked with the young vocalist releasing three records through his imprint Brownswood, The Dreamer, Desire & Love and BlackMagic. Then moving to Impulse to record the Jose James & Jef Neve record For All We Know. Now on Blue Note the artist is finding his full voice and taking up that lane where D'Angelo and Maxwell left to Erykah Badu.

Jose James
DJ Brian Engel
Cedar Cultural Center
Jan. 29th

Pusha T -"Only You Can Tell It "-mp3

Pusha T with a slow burner throws Wale on a verse, from his upcoming mixtape Wrath Of Caine, which drops January 28th. Updated: Wrath of Caine link below.

Pusha T -"Only You Can Tell It"-mp3
Pusha T -Wrath of Caine-download

Saturday, January 26, 2013

The Knife -"Full of Fire"-mp3

Swede's The Knife's with a new track "Full Of Fire" is all it's 9 minute glory. From their new opus, Shaking the Habitual, out April 8 internationally and April 9 in the U.S. on Rabid/Brille/Mute, which clocks in at 98 minutes.

The Knife -"Full of Fire"-mp3

Thursday, January 24, 2013

How To Dress Well - "& It Was U (Blackbird Blackbird Remix)"-mp3

How To Dress Well remixed by Blackbird Blackbird for a slowed down house vibe.

How To Dress Well -"& It Was U (Blackbird Blackbird Remix)"-mp3

Dada Trash Collage -"Up and Down"-mp3

Minneapolis experimental electronic artist Dada Trash Collage releases new track "Up and Down" from new record Can't Pause People, out Feb.26th on White 12" Vinyl, CD, Digital. The Animal Collective influence is gone as William Freed has continued to grow and expand. He has self-released 7 full-length records, 3 EPs, a 45 min film, and have been recognized by various music blogs, NME, and the Village Voice.

Dada Trash Collage -"Up and Down"-mp3

Cam'ron w/ Greg Grease at First Avenue

Harlem's glorious one Cam'ron once known as the king of swag. Cam'ron's been flirting with getting back in the game since releasing a string of hits during the post-Notorious B.I.G. era. The ex-Diplomat, Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam artist with an abundance of mixtapes Killa Cam stays hot in the streets & clubs with his colorful aesthetics and bouncy southern sound. Win a pair of tickets by telling us who's the featured artist on Cam'ron OG hit "Oh Boy". Send answer to, subject Cam'ron tickets. Contest Closed.

Greg Grease
First Avenue
Feb. 6th

Cam'ron -"Oh Boy"-mp3
Greg Grease -"I Still Love H.E.R"-mp3

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Grizzly Bear - "Gun Shy (Lindstrom Remix)"-mp3

Grizzly Bear gets a little help in the groovy department from disco softie Lindstrom. Not sure why they did this.

Grizzly Bear -"Gun Shy (Lindstrom Remix)"-mp3

Aby Wolf -"Permission"-mp3

Minneapolis vocalist Aby Wolf releases first track "Permission" from new record Wolf Lords, out Feb. 19th with assist from Grant Cutler (Lookbook).

Aby Wolf -"Permission"-mp3

Monday, January 21, 2013

Flying Lotus -"Such a Square,"-mp3

American producer,composer Flying Lotus coming off an excellent year with his excellent longplayer Until The Quite Comes, his hip-hop alter ego Captain Murphy and his usual many layers of remixes. Starting 2013 with a nice little treat with a new track. Flying Lotus was given prototype of Moog's synthesizer "Sub Phatty" to test out and ultimately used to create "Such a Square," the original composition for this new animated short by Adam Fuchs titled Moog Sub Phatty: New Machine for Living.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Marnie Stern -"East Side Glory"-mp3

NYC eccentric strummer Marnie Stern with the second look from her upcoming, rather accessible jump with 2013 contender The Chronicles of Marnia on Kill Rock Stars, Mar.19th.

Marnie Stern-"East Side Glory"-mp3

Nosaj Thing ft. Toro Y Moi -"Try"-mp3

Nosaj Thing and Toro Y Moi get slow and dreamy.

Nosaj Thing ft. Toro Y Moi -"Try"-mp3

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Food Pyramid -"My House"-mp3

Minneapolis Food Pyramid must have been stacking some jewels, recently releasing a string of singles including this weeks look "My House" on These Are Not Records. This beautiful house throwback with a nice vocal sample is from their forthcoming EP Creation Beat.

Food Pyramid -"My House"-mp3

Joey Badass -"Unorthodox (prod. by DJ Premier)"-mp3

Brooklyn newcomer Joey Badass gets in the lab with the legendary DJ Premier for a burner, here's their first collabo "Unorthodox".

Joey Badass-"Unorthodox (prod. by DJ Premier)"-mp3

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Thom Yorke -"Dazed Digital mix"-mp3

Radiohead's Thom Yorke has an exclusive mix for Daze & Confused. Yorke's new Atoms For Peace record AMOK drops late Feb. 2013.

cycles mk 3 thom yorke
you wouldn't like me when i'm angry unfinished rmx atoms for peace
mali: kono, the sacred birdÃ≈ mali musicians
proud evolution thom yorke 500quid rmx liars
i don't need an excuse unfinished thom yorke
bloom treatments radiohead
morning shiver down the black wood river anstam
give up the ghost thom yorke rmx radiohead
the grind average joe vs unless atoms for peace

Thom Yorke -"Dazed Digital mix"-mp3

Atmosphere ft. Brother Ali, Carnage The Executioner, Haphduzn -" It Ain't The Prettiest"-mp3

Atmosphere ramps up for another in-state tour with "Welcome To Minnesota Tour". Taking along Brother Ali, Carnage The Executioner & rookie Haphduzn who together recorded the single "It Ain't The Prettiest".

Atmosphere ft. Brother Ali, Carnage The Executioner, Haphduzn --mp3

Monday, January 14, 2013

Night Moves -"Colored Emotions"-mp3

Minneapolis twangy strummers Night Moves bring the laid-back 70's vibes with hint of Bee-Gees on "Colored Emotions" from their Domino Records debut Colored Emotions.

Night Moves
Red Daughters
Jan. 26th

Night Moves -"Colored Emotions"-mp3

Santigold -"Girl"-video

Santigold's track on Girls soundtrack.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds- "Jubilee Street"-mp3

Nick Cave returns in glorious fashion with "Jubilee Street" from new album, Push the Sky Away, out Feb. 19th in U.S., Feb. 8th in Europe. Cave will be touring with Sharon Van Etten this winter/spring.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds-"Jubilee Street"-stream

Friday, January 11, 2013

Frank Ocean ft. Big Boi & Andre 3000 -"Pink Matter Remix"-mp3

Frank Ocean stunning debut Channel Orange eventually brought, sorta Outkast together as Big Boi joins Frank & Andre 3000 on the remix.

Pusha -T -"Millions"-mp3

Coke rap kingpin Pusha -T recruits Ricky Ross for "Millions" from his next mixtape The Wraith Of Caine, on deck.

Pusha-T -"Millions"-mp3

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Grimes -"Skin ( Four Tet Remix)"-mp3

Montreal's breakout artist Grimes get's the remix treatment from Four Tet. Here's the radio rip.

Grimes -"Skin (Four Tet Remix)"-mp3

The Besnard Lakes -"People Of The Sticks"-mp3

Montreal's The Besnard Lakes return with Until In Excess, Imperceptible. Get ready for another gorgeous rock opus from Canada. NPR has the stream below.

The Besnard Lakes -"People Of The Sticks"-mp3

A$AP Rocky' -"Long Live A$AP"-video

A$AP Rocky's video for "Long Live A$AP" bringing that crunk black hipster shit.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Atoms For Peace - "Judge Jury and Executioner"-mp3

Atoms For Peace the new project from Radiohead's Thom Yorke. Yorke and Nigel Godrich just dropped by Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show, where they premiered the new single, "Judge Jury and Executioner". "Judge Jury and Executioner" first appeared on Radiohead's remix record TKOL 1234567, new version is sweet. It's off their album Amok, which is out February 25 in the UK and February 26 in the U.S. via XL Recordings. The single will be released on 12" vinyl accompanied by the B-side "S.A.D." on March 19th.

Atoms For Peace-"Judge Jury and Executioner"-stream

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Kendrick Lamar -"Backseat Freestyle"-video

Compton's great new hope Kendrick Lamar shoots a grainy clip for his latest visuals from the critically praised Good Kid, Maad City, directed by Jerome D, Dave Free & Kendrick Lamar.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013