Friday, August 28, 2015

Yassin Bey & Ski Beats -"Sensei On The Block"-mp3

Yassin Bey and producer Ski Beats keep it 100 on new/old thought-provoking track "Sensei On The Block".

Yassin Bey & Ski Beats -"Sensei On The Block"-stream

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Petite Noir -"MDR"-mp3

Cape Town's Yannick Illunga aka Petite Noir, released the promising The King of Anxiety EP earlier in the year, not sure what to think on new material, part TV On The Radio, part Seal but here's "MDR". He is fresh off his Afro-Punk appearance, with "MDR", which is the acronym for “mort de rire,” meaning “dying of laughter” in French. His debut album La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful is due Domino in September.

Petite Noir -"MDR"-stream

Julia Holter - "Sea Calls Me Home"-mp3

Los Angeles Julia Holter releases new torcher with a sax solo on "Sea Calls Me Home" from her new record Have You in My Wilderness arriving September 25th on Domino.

Julia Holter -"Sea Calls Me Home"-stream

Friday, August 21, 2015

Sarah White -"Sweet Song"-mp3

Minneapolis vocalist, DJ, photographer Sarah White releases her second new track, the first with new bandmates Tasha Baron, Blayr Alexander and Ry Dill. The first was the elegantly filmed "Create Found", produced by Rico Simon Mendez . She follows that up with her band on the torch-light slow-burner "Sweet Song", which premiered at Afro-Punk. Of the incredibly personal song White says "Sweet Song is my wild cry to wake up a broken heart. To melt the ice over blind eyes that forgot you were still there over time."

Sarah White -"Sweet Song"-mp3

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Tek & Metasota - "Scenario"-video

The homies Tek and Metasota with the visuals for their burner "Scenario" off their Hurray Up and Buy EP.

Tek & Metasota -Hurray Up and Buy-download

Dam-Funk ft. Leon Sylvers III & IV -"Glyde 2nyte"-mp3

West Coast rider Dam-Funk brings us another one of his slow rolling, funk bombs on "Glyde 2nyte" with assist from funk legend legend Leon Sylvers III and his son Leon Sylvers IV. Dam Funk's Invite The Light LP, is on deck with features from Q-Tip, Steve Arrington, Junie Morrison and more.

Dam-Funk ft. Leon Sylvers III & IV-"Glyde 2nyte"-mp3

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Diverse & IanEwing ft. K.Raydio -"Slow Down"-mp3

Minneapolis K.Raydio is featured on a song from the mysterious Diverse & IanEwing. The track has a downtempo feel that works perfectly with K.Radio's butter like vocals.

Diverse & IanEwing ft. K.Raydio -"Slow Down"-mp3

Monday, August 17, 2015

Yassin Bey (Mos Def)- "Basquiat Ghostwriter"-mp3

Yassin Bey (Mos Def) delivers explosive new track inspired by the art of painter Basquiat and the current and never ending madness of police brutality against people of color. It's only right since I'm in Cape Town, South Africa, Bey's sometime home. Of the song the lyrics were taken from the late artist-musician's "paintings, graffiti and notebook sketches. No rap circuses. A Country Called Earth. Free the land. Love and respect to the Basquiat family and Mr. W.F. Flame," Bey said. Shout out local Lulama Mali.

Yassin Bey (Mos Def) -"Basquiat Ghostwriter"-mp3 home

Finding Novyon -"NO XANS"-mp3

Minneapolis young rising MC Finding Novyon, hot off his massive hit "Lots" with Allan Kingdom, with the cautionary anti-xanax jump "NO XANS". #TheRotation

Finding Novyon -"NO XANS (Prod. JxhnScxtt)"-mp3

Saturday, August 15, 2015

FKA twigs - "M3LL155X"-video

FKA twigs releases new M3LL155X, the five-song EP co-produced by FKA twigs and BOOTS. There's also a bonus 16 minutes of stunning visuals.

Lexii Alijai -"By Your Side"-mp3

Lexii Alijai is a young steady rising St. Paul spitta, here's her brand new jump "By My Side". She's working on her debut as "By Your Side" starts to take off at national radio. She will be opening for Greg Grease Nov. 7th at 7th Street Entry.

Lexii Alijai -"By Your Side"-mp3

Devon Reason -"MINE" [prod by Travis Gorman]"-video/mp3

Devon Reason a member of the Rotation crew of Finding Novyon, Dwynell Roland & producer Travis Gorman and The High Minds collective (Manny Phesto, Baby Shel,etc) these kids stay grindin'. Keep an eye on their whole crew and collective.

Devon Reason -"MINE"-mp3

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

GRRRLPRTY -"GRRRL Anthem (Prod. Bionik)"-mp3

GRRRLPRTY returns with a summer jump off joint with "GRRRL Anthem", produced by Bionik. They will be playing First Avenue's mainroom Aug. 28th.


Shabazz Palaces -"The Mystery of Lonnie The Døn"-mp3

Shabazz Palaces contribution to the Adult Swim series with "The Mystery of Lonnie The Døn".

Shabazz Palaces -"The Mystery of Lonnie The Døn"-mp3

Kiiara -"Feels"-mp3

Rookie 20 year old Kiiara collaborates with SZA producer Felix Snow and Brenton Duvall on the atmospheric confessional "Feels". From Kiiara's debut EP, Meet Me In The Cornfield. Check out Faders' Kiiara Won't Stand To Be Treated Like Anything Less Than "Gold".

Kiiara -"Feels"-mp3

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Lucki Eck$ -"Backhome"/Free Wave Freestyle"-mp3

Chicago's Lucki Eck$ delivers two new tracks.

Lucki Eck$ -"Backhome-mp3
Lucki Eck$ -"Free Wave Freestyle"-mp3

Atmosphere - "Sunshine"-video

Minnespolis' Atmosphere strikes solar with latest video, a track was originally heard on their 2007 Sad Clown Bad Summer 9 EP, The entire project was made possible by SunPort, a new gadget that makes it possible for everyday energy users to get access to Solar power credits, and functions just like a regular outlet adaptor with no power cells or panels required. via OKP.

Atmosphere ft. Haphduzn, Nazeem, Mike The Martyr, Mally, Prof, I.B.E., Musab, and Sep Seven -"Southsiders"-mp3

THEESatisfaction’s “ -"EarthEE (Christian Tiger School Remix)"-mp3

Seattle's THEESatisfaction gets a cool remix look from the Cape Town, South African duo Christian Tiger School on "EarthEE" off their 2015 release EarthEE.

THEESatisfaction -"EarthEE (Christian Tiger School Remix)-mp3

Lexii Alijai -"Where Your Man Is? (Remix)"-mp3

The young St. Paul rapper is steadily making moves Lexii Alijai, recently she appeared on Kehlani's "Jealous (no sleep remix)". She's currently working on her debut. She will be opening for Greg Grease Nov. 7th at 7th Street Entry.

Lexii Alijai-"Where Your Man Is? (Remix)"-mp3

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Gallant -"Open Up (su na Remix)"-mp3

Sydney, Australia's record label, artist collective Flow-Fi welcomes Minneapolis producer su na, whom they connect with Los Angeles crooner Gallant. Gallant's latest "Open Up" gets a very nice look from the su na who keeps its minimal, sensual and wavy.

Gallant -"Open Up (su na Remix)"-mp3

Method Man ft. Raekwon, Inspectah Deck -"The Purple Tape"-mp3

Wu-Tang's Method Man with Raekwon and Inspectah Deck riding shotgun, from his new 19-track mixtape The Meth Lab, arriving on August 21st.

Method Man ft. Raekwon, Inspectah Deck -"The Purple Tape"-mp3

Monday, August 3, 2015

Morly - "Drone Poem (In Defense Of My Muse)"-mp3

Minneapolis has a new siren in artist/producer Morly whose haunting, glitchy single "Drone Poem (In Defense Of My Muse)" is a burner and real contender. From her debut EP, In Defense of my Muse, on Cascine in August. Check out Faders feature The Only Thing More Ominous Than Drones Is Morly's "Drone Poem". #Gayngs alum.

Morly -"Drone Poem (In Defense Of My Muse)"-mp3

FKA twigs - "Figure 8 (Zane Lowe Beats1 Premiere)"-mp3

FKA twigs with a new song "Figure 8", with a premiere in BBC on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 program.

FKA twigs -"Figure 8"-mp3

Danny Brown & Clams Casino -"Worth It"-mp3

Danny Brown and producer Clams Casino link for "Worth It" for the Adult Swim's Singles series..

Danny Brown & Clams Casino -"Worth It"-mp3