Friday, May 31, 2013
Fresh off backing P.O.S. at Soundset Festival, Minneapolis improv groove-merchants/deconstructionist Marijuana Deathsquads end their Minneapolis residency at the Icehouse with the release of two new EP's Music Rocks I & II. Marijuana Deathsquads will hit the road for an east coast run with Solid Gold, including a Brooklyn date at Glasslands June 8th with Greg Grease.
Marijuana Deathsquads -Music Rocks I & II-download
Marijuana Deathsquads -"Piano Hits (MDS RMX)"-mp3
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The young Brooklyn rookie who reportedly turned down Jay-Z, Joey Badass recently had a less than stellar show at the Soundset Festival is still among the most promising new starts in the game. He does a have a great appreciation for the throwback era. From his new mixtape, Summer Knights, out on June 12th.
Joey Badass -“Word Is Bond"-mp3
Yasiin Bey, Jay Electronica & Lucy Liu bring the video for the "They Die By Dawn", with action-packed visuals.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Minneapolis Greg Grease prepares for his appearance at Soundset with the release of his new Black King Cole EP on Sound Verite Records. City Pages Music Editor Reed Fischer interviewed him Greg Grease: I like to change people's minds. Greg Grease also did recent in-studios of "C.R.E.A.M. Dreams/Death Ballad" at Radio K and "Black King Cole" on The Current 89.3. Greg Grease's Black King Cole EP available on vinyl at Fifth Element Records and Itunes. Greg Grease will also be playing Brooklyn, NYC with Marijuauna Deathsquads and Solid Gold June 8th at Glasslands and City Pages Ten Thousand Sounds Festival June 22nd with The Walkmen, Free Energy, Prissy Clerks, Strange Names with The Chalice hosting.
Greg Grease with Atmosphere, Schoolboy Q, Sean Price, Guilty Simpson, P.O.S., Metasota, Snoop Dogg, Brother Ali, Busta Rhymes, and lots more.
Greg Grease -Black King Cole EP stream
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Montreal producer Jacques Greene recruits How To Dress Well for nice new midtempo jump single, digital release June 3rd 2013 with the 12" Vinyl release July 1st 2013.
Jacques Greene ft. How To Dress Well -"On Your Side"-mp3
Monday, May 20, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Marijuana Deathsquads continue their Music Rocks residency at The Icehouse in Minneapolis with the third installment and new track "The River". Marijuana Deathsquads “The River” is based on a piece written for Czeslaw's Loop, a two day art installation on the Mississippi River that took place in North East Minneapolis in May, 2011. Marijuana Deathsquads performed as a 14 member band (7 drummers), in the rain, on a houseboat and homemade floating stage in the middle of the river. Last weeks Music Rocks was captured by Grantland This Band Marijuana Deathsquads Played Music to a Montage of Dunks.
Marijuana Deathsquads -"The River"-mp3
Monday, May 13, 2013
Melody's Echo Chamber's visuals for "Some Time Alone, Alone". Directed by Grant Singer.
Mobb Deep's Prodigy and Alchemist record a grimy slow murder ballad. Their joint jump Albert Einstein will be released June 11th, 2013.
Prodigy -"Dough Pildin'(Produced by Alchemist)"-mp3
Friday, May 10, 2013
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Minneapolis' Greg Grease and DJ Just Nine visit Radio K Studios for in-studio performances of "C.R.E.A.M. Dreams and "Death Ballad", both off his 2012 debut Cornbread, Pearl & G. Also check out Greg Grease's latest jump the "Black King Cole" single from upcoming Black King Cole EP, arriving on vinyl at Soundset May 26th.
Greg Grease -"Black King Cole"-mp3
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Marijuana Deathsquads are set to deliver the remixed version of P.O.S. We Don't Don't Even Live Here, entitled POS WDELH MDS RMX. "Piano Hits (MDS RMX) features Doomtree's Sims and firestarter Lizzo of The Chalice & Absynthe.
Marijuana Deathsquads ft. Sims & Lizzo -"Piano Hits (MDS RMX)"-mp3
Yasiin Bey with a Kanye West produced “The Light Is Not Afraid Of The Dark”. The former Mos Def is prepping for his next record.
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) “The Light Is Not Afraid Of The Dark” -mp3
Monday, May 6, 2013
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Atoms Of Peace/Radiohead's Thom Yorke performs a solo piano version of "Ingenue" live on the Jonathan Ross show.
Shabazz Palaces and The Black Constellation collaborate on a stunning short film shot on location in the Methow Valley, Cascade foothills and Carnation, Washington.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Minneapolis improve supergroup Marijuana Deathsquads starts a residency at The Icehouse, expect the unexpected. MDS and the rest of the Totally Gross National Products crew celebrate the label's new Totally Gross National Products 2013 Sampler.
Marijuana Deathsquads"Bad Boy Masterpiece"-mp3
Greg Grease -"Black King Cole"-mp3
Animal Collective recruit Shabazz Palaces to remix "New Town Burnout" from their new Monkey Been to Burn Town remix EP. The Monkey Been to Burn Town EP includes edits from Gang Gang Dance, Teengirl Fantasy, Traxman, alongside Shabazz Palaces. Animal Collective will be touring all summer. They will hit Minneapolis on September 11th at First Avenue.
Sept. 11th, 2013
Animal Collective -"New Town Burnout (Shabazz Palaces Remix)"-mp3