Sunday, March 31, 2013
Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) debuts first track with producer Mannie Fresh. How appropriate to deliver a nice banger, "Black Jesus", on Easter. The collaborative effort of Yasiin Bey & Mannie Fresh' OMFGOD, arrives late spring.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Minneapolis hip-hop legends Micranots re-introduce Obleisk Movements on Rhymesayers with a digital release and a new video directed by Greg Grease for River Life Media. The Micranots, I- Self Devine & Kool Akiem return from a 10-year hiatus to celebrate their early indie classic 2000's Obelisk Movements. City Pages has a nice interview Micranots rise again in their current issue.
with special guest
7th Street Entry
Maplewood, New Jersey finest SZA the young rookie already making moves with "Aftermath" produced by WNDRBRD and carries the Clams Casino references, nice awkard R&B jump. "Aftermath" is the very cool second single from her S EP, available April 9th.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Grant Cutler'a new moniker Weird Visions is the latest collaboration by local electronic composer Cutler, who just recently released the new wonderful record Wolf Lords with Aby Wolf. Now after producing on their last record Departure, he teams up with the lo-fi vocals of Zoo Animal's Holly Newsom for a couple of tracks, "Make To It" is one of the two tracks recorded together.
Weird Visions -Make To It (featuring Zoo Animal) -mp3
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Friday, March 22, 2013
Black Hippy Schoolboy Q let's off the first track from new jump Oxymoron. The first track keep it grimey on "Yay Yay" produced by Boi-1da, expect to hear Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Pharrell, A$AP Rocky and Danny Brown and more.
Schoolboy Q -"Yay Yay"-mp3
Sigur Rós Ros returns as a new stripped down trio with the departure of multi-instrumentalist Kjartan Sveinsson. They will release a new record Kveikur on June 17th on XL Recordings.. First look at new heavier sound with first visuals for "Brennisteinn".
XL Center, St.Paul,MN.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
"The End of Eating Everything" is artist Wangechi Mutu's first animated video, created in collaboration with Santigold.
Tendai Maraire of Shabazz Palaces released a solo record under the moniker Chimurenga Renaissance with assist on two tracks from Palaceer Lazarro (Ishmael Butler), making for almost a new Shabazz Palaces song.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Monday, March 18, 2013
Compton's celebrated rookie Kendrick Lamar gets blessed by Hov.
Kendrick Lamar ft. Jay-Z -"Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe (Remix)"-mp3
Thursday, March 14, 2013
DāM-FunK continues his obsession with Prince and Roger Troutman, with some spacey-porn funk here with another demo from his crates.
DāM-FunK-"I Wanna Know How It Feels Inside, Of U"-mp3
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Wu-Tang's Ghostface Killah keeps leaking new tracks from upcoming soul flavored project with producer Adrian Younge, who recruits William Hart of the legendary Philadelphia soul group The Delfonics. Ghostface Killah's new record Twelve Reasons To Die to be released on April 16th and executive produced by RZA.
Ghostface Killah -"Enemies"-mp3
Monday, March 11, 2013
Thom Yorke & Nigel Godrich of Atoms For Peace take over Radio 1's Essential Mix. This exclusive two-hour mix features previously unreleased Radiohead material, new tracks from Thom Yorke and music from Doom, Phon-o, Aphex Twin, Diplo and DJ Slugo.
Thom Yorke & Nigel Godrich -Radio 1's Essential Mix-mp3
Friday, March 8, 2013
Thursday, March 7, 2013
James Blake the creator of my favorite single of year, so far Blake's "Retrograde", has a another new jump with "Voyeur (Dub)" and that spend much time on loop today. Also just added Brian Eno assisted track "Digital Lion".
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Minneapolis synth driven duo Wiping Out Thousands visuals for "Evening" and announce a string of dates including SXSW. The "Evening" video was produced by Matt Barnes and Joshua Bartz.
3/11 - INVASION FEST / Pre-SXSW Party - Crown and Harp - Dallas, TX
3/14 - SXSW / Mother of all Showcases - East Avenue Lounge - Austin, TX
3/15 - SXSW / MN Nice Showcase - The Liberty Bar - Austin, TX
3/24 - First Avenue & 7th St. Entry - Minneapolis, MN
4/19 - The Cabooze - Minneapolis, MN
Wiping Out Thousands -"Evening"-mp3