Thursday, January 31, 2013
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
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
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
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 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 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
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.
DJ Brian Engel
Cedar Cultural Center
Saturday, January 26, 2013
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 remixed by Blackbird Blackbird for a slowed down house vibe.
How To Dress Well -"& It Was U (Blackbird Blackbird Remix)"-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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, subject Cam'ron tickets. Contest Closed.
Cam'ron -"Oh Boy"-mp3
Greg Grease -"I Still Love H.E.R"-mp3
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Monday, January 21, 2013
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
Thursday, January 17, 2013
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
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
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 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
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 -"Colored Emotions"-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 stunning debut Channel Orange eventually brought, sorta Outkast together as Big Boi joins Frank & Andre 3000 on the remix.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Monday, January 7, 2013
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