Monday, June 30, 2014

Allan Kingdom -"Damn"-mp3


St Paul, MN. rookie explorer Allan Kingdom finally releases Future Memoirs with a guest spot from Spooky Black and production assist from Plain Pat (Kid Cudi), Psymun (K. Raydio) and Ryan Olson (Polica, Marijuana Deathsquads, Lizzo) and Bobby Raps. Olson co-produced "Damn". Fader has nice feature Allan Kingdom Finds a Cool Warmth with Future Memoirs.

Allan Kingdom
July 26th at City Pages'10,000 Sounds Festival w, Polica, Carrol & Frankie Teardrop
Aug. 1 st at New Space at First Avenue w, Greg Grease,Shiro Dame, Tiny Deaths, Manny Phesto

Allan Kingdom -"Damn"-mp3

Common -"Speak my Piece"-mp3


Common with a new, minimal, old school flair, quite rad. The No I.D.-produced "Speak my Piece" from the Chicago MC's next record Nobody Smiling, out July 22nd.

Common -"Speak my Piece"-mp3

Friday, June 27, 2014

Santigold - "Kicking Down Doors"-video



Santigold, The Andy Morahan-directed clip shows a modern war-torn environment where soccer and protest meet. From Beats of the Beautiful Game LP.

Santigold -"Kicking Down Doors"-mp3

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Roc Marciano -"Shotguns In Hell"-mp3


NYC's O.G. Roc Marciano with a melodic banger produced by Apollo Brown, off Apollo Brown's Thirty Eight album from Melo Music Group.

Roc Marciano -"Shotguns In Hell"-mp3

Grimes ft. Blood Diamonds -"Go"-mp3


Grimes and Blood Diamonds, originally written for Rihanna.

Grimes ft. Blood Diamonds -"Go"-mp3

K. Raydio & DefMute -"Headlights"-mp3


Minneapolis vocalist K. Raydio has another slow burner of a new track, this one with DefMute from Athens, Greece.

DefMute & K. Raydio -"Headlights"-mp3

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

O.D. ft. K. Raydio -"It Will Be (Do Remix)"-mp3


Minneapolis producer O.D. releases new eight track, soulful EP DO with assist from vocal stylist K. Raydio.

O.D. ft. K. Raydio -"It Will Be (Do Remix)"-mp3

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Toki Wright x Big Cats - "Apex"-mp3


Toki Wright and Big Cats go metaphysical exploring the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt, Machu Picchu in Peru, the Moai heads of Easter Island, and several other ancient sites are all in alignment. From the duo's debut Pangaea.

Toki Wright x Big Cats -"Apex"-mp3

The Weeknd - "Often"-mp3


Tornoto's The Weeknd surprises with new track "Often". It's baby cool.

The Weeknd -"Often"-mp3

FKA Twigs -"Two Weeks"-video



FKA Twigs debuts new Nabil directed video "Two Weeks", another stunner from her upcoming debut album, LP1, which is out August 12th via Young Turks.

FKA Twigs -"Two Weeks"-mp3
FKA Twigs -"Ache"-mp3

Monday, June 23, 2014

Shabazz Palaces -"#Cake"-mp3


Shabazz Palaces returns with "#Cake" from their forthcoming album Lese Majesty, available July 29th the follow up to 2011's Black Up.

Shabazz Palaces -"#Cake"-mp3

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Purple Ferdinand -"Birds"-video



London-based artist Vanessa Ferdinand aka singer/ukulele player/tattoo artist Purple Ferdinand debuts her new video for "Birds" from her upcoming The Dragonfly EP.

Purple Ferdinand -"Define Me [Acoustic]"-mp3

Ghostband -"Rubblin'"-mp3


Minneapolis experimental musician Ghostband with a furious rush to the head that would make Aphex Twin blush with "Rubbin'". Be on the lookout for Ghostband's collaboration with Dosh, Def Kith.

Ghostband -"Rubblin'"-mp3
Def Kith -"Twin Speak"-mp3

Friday, June 20, 2014

Greg Grease plays Party for Pops Parkinson's at Honey Lounge


Minneapolis artist Greg Grease gathers a crew on rappers to help raise money for his father's upcoming surgery with Party for Pops Parkinson's at Honey Lounge 6pm-12am.

Greg Grease, Mike Mitclan, Metasota, Proper T, Freeze, DJ Just Nine, Frank Castle and many more.

Greg Grease -"Black King Cole"-mp3

Lil Silva -"Mabel"-mp3


Producer behind Banks and Sampa strikes out on his own, Lil Silva with a soft, post house jump "Mabel" from new Mabel EP. The Mabel EP will have five track, with assist from BANKS on two, available August 4th on Good Years/True Panther.

Lil Silva -"Mabel"-mp3

Ryan Hemsworth -"Every Square Inch"-mp3


Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth releases a feel good lullaby with a assist from Qrion.

Ryan Hemsworth ft. Qrion-"Every Square Inch"-mp3

Thursday, June 19, 2014

FKA Twigs -"Tw-Ache"-video


FKA Twigs with a simply stunning new mini-film for "Tw-Ache". Her debut full length LP1, arrives August 12th via Young Turks.

FKA Twigs -"Tw-Ache"-video

Black Milk -"What It's Worth"-mp3


Detroit's Black Milk releases a nice surprise with the soulful burner "What It's Worth".

Black Milk -"What It's Worth"-mp3

Mike The Martyr ft. Yakub -"No Tears (Julian Fairbanks Remix)"-mp3


"From the home with no crowns" Minneapolis producer, MC Mike The Martyr gets a lovely remix from Julian Fairbanks of Audio Perm, off The Remix Ep featuring tracks with Yakub & Muja Messiah. Mike The Martyr's new jump Marbury dropping soon.

Mike The Martyr ft. Yacub -"No Tears (Julian Fairbanks Remix)"-mp3

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Joey Bada$$ ft. Chuck Strangers -"So High"-mp3


Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era affilate Chuck Strangers are so high.

Joey Bada$$ ft. Chuck Strangers -"So High"-mp3

Neneh Cherry - "Everything (Cooly G Remix)"-mp3


Buffalo Girl Neneh Cherry gets an uplift/remix from Cool G. Original version from her Four Tet-produced new longplayer Blank.

Neneh Cherry -"Everything (Cooly G Remix)"-mp3
Neneh Cherry -"Everything (Loco Dice Remix)"-mp3

Leisure Birds -"Waveforms"-video



Minneapolis psych band Leisure Birds returns with the trippy "Waveforms" from Teltrahedron on Moon Glyph & Totally Gross National Products.

Leisure Birds -"Waveforms"-mp3

Psymun -"One Triple"-mp3


Minneapolis producer Psymun with another new offering with the instrumental "One Triple". His latest Pink Label EP, with assist from K. Raydio, Bobby Raps, Allan Kingdom, Spooky Black, Chester Watson and Kerry Roy available now.

Psymun -"One Triple"-mp3

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Monday, June 16, 2014

Warpaint -"The Chauffeur"-mp3


Warpaint covers Duran Duran. On July 15, Modern will release Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute to Duran Duran, curated by Manimal Vinyl. It benefits Amnesty International.

Warpaint -Warpaint-mp3

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Natilly -"Full Moon"-mp3


Minneapolis producer Natilly pays tribute to a beautiful night with equally nice instrumental.

Natilly -"Full Moon"-mp3

Friday, June 13, 2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Andrea Balency -"Crystals"-mp3


"I'm a producer/singer. I'm half-French, half-Mexican, based in London" says Andrea Balency as she makes her debut with the upcoming Walls EP, available June 23rd. She opened for James Blake in Mexico in 2013, fitting.

Andrea Balency -"Crystals"-mp3
Andrea Balency -"You've Never Been Alone"-lyric video

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Monday, June 9, 2014

Santigold -"Kicking Down Doors"-mp3


Santigold contributes a track to World Cup compilation Pepsi Beats of The Beautiful Game with "Kicking Down Doors",produced by Yogi.

Santigold -"Kicking Down Doors"-mp3

FKA Twigs to release debut LP1


U.K. artist/model/provocateur FKA Twigs has announce the release date for her debut LP1 on Yours Turks Aug. 12th.

FKA Twigs -"Hide"-mp3

Devonté Hynes - "April's Bathroom Bummer"-mp3


Devonté Hynes has done the score for Gia Coppola's indie flick Palo Alto. Under his recording name Blood Orange he has also just released a Coppola directed video for Cupid Deluxe single "You're Not Good Enough".

Devonté Hynes -"April's Bathroom Bummer"-mp3
Blood Orange -"You're Not Good Enough"-video

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Spooky Black x Bobby Raps - "Alone"-mp3


Bobby Raps & Spooky Black just want to be left alone, produced by Bobby Raps.

Spooky Black x Bobby Raps -"Alone (prod. Bobby Raps)"-mp3

SBTRKT ft. Sampha -"Temporary View"-mp3


SBTRKT recruits ace vocalist/producer Sampha for another glitchy, modern soul jump.

SBTRKT ft Sampha "Temporary View"-mp3

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Sarah White -"It's Cool (Dimitry Killstorm Remix)"-mp3


Sarah White of Shiro Dame get's a remix of old solo track by producer Dimitry Killstorm.

Sarah White -"It's Cool (Dimitry Killstorm Remix)"-mp3

Centrifuge Emotion -"Black"-mp3


Minneapolis gets a new soul trio Centrifuge Emotion, comprised of producer/engineer DJ Trelly Mo (ZuluZuluu), producer/songwriter Proper-T and vocalist Kiana Maria, who wish "to bring you this soul-electro musical of the emotional spectrum".

Centrifuge Emotion -"Black"-mp3

Def Kith (Dosh & Jon Davis) -"Twin Speak"-mp3


Minneapolis multi-instrumentalist Jon Davis and are Def Kith. Def Kith make their debut with the jittery, wonderful head rush "Twin Speak".

Def Kith (Dosh & Jon Davis) -"Twin Speak (radio edit)"-mp3

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Polica – “You Don't Own Me” (Leslie Gore cover)"-mp3


Polica goes in on Leslie Gore. Vocal stylist Channy Leaneagh’s keeps raising her game, from the deluxe edition of 2013's Shulamith in a record store starting June 10th. via Pretty Much Amazing.

Polica -“You Don't Own Me” (Leslie Gore cover)"-mp3

Monday, June 2, 2014

Ab-Soul -"Stigmata"-video



Ab-Soul announces release date for These Days or June 24th. There's a new clip for recent single "Stigmata", directed by Dave Free & APLUS FILMZ.

Ab-Soul -"Tree Of Life"-mp3

Banks -"Drowning"-video



Banks latest gets visuals.

Banks -"Goddess"-mp3

Maria Isa -"Maruca "-video



Maria Isa releases visuals for "Maruca", off her upcoming Valley Of The Dolls.

Maria Isa -"Sabotage-video