Friday, December 30, 2016
New visuals from Nazeeem & Spencer Joles as the duo are making their ways into the hearts of young hip-hop fans with their rush of gutter-punk rap with just enough attitude and positive vibes to make an instant party whenever the crew turns up. Directed by Nazeem & Spencer Joles, produced by Spencer Joles and cinematography by Liban Mahamoud. Shout out my brother Delano.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Metasota brings us "All Luv" from his upcoming new mixtape It's Just Rap, arriving early 2017. In the meantime check out Meta on the Time Bomb Tour with Prof and Finding Novyon 1/13/17 - 2/25/17. Metasota will be at 7th Street Entry on NYE with ZULUZULUU , Destiny Roberts & Sophia Eris.
"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 overtime." says vocalist, photographer, DJ, artist Sarah White. White closes out a busy year with video for "Sweet Song", off her 2016 Laughing at Ghost EP. "Sweet Song" features deM atlaS and was directed by Jovante Williams. She will be at the First Avenue for DJ KEEZY PRESENTS THE KLITUATION Friday December 30th.
Friday, December 23, 2016
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Shabaka And The Ancestors rings out the new year with a fascinating, spiritual jazz record Wisdom of Elders, it's a wonderful record in the spirit of Kamasi Washingtion's The Epic. Led by Shabaka Hutchings, who played in the Sun Ra Arkestra in 2014, and has taken that experience and found his voice. Hutchings travelled from the UK to Johannesburg to record Wisdom of Elders, and explained that he enlisted the assist of South African musicians ‘… to present the musical language that [he] normally associate[s] with [his] UK bands in the context of SA musicians and musical sensibilities’. Gilles Peterson released Wisdom of Elders on his Brownswood Recordings imprint.
Friday, December 16, 2016
Minneapolis producer, crate digger O-D who has produced various MC's and vocalist including his excellent collaboration record K.Radio & O-D's One Drop in 2015. The new 12-track Lost Time Space is full of groovy, bouncy, kaliediscope of sounds. O-D celebrates Lost Time Found Space at Public Functionary in Minneapolis tonight.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Superheroes Madlib & DOOM make a majestic return 'Avalanche" on 7” vinyl via Madlib’s label Madlib Invazion. The “Avalanche” 7” accompanies the release of a new eight-inch-tall Madvillain figure, created by the team behind Kid Robot’s Madvillain action figure.
Madlib & DOOM -"Avalanche"-mp3
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Minneapolis producer Spencer Joles who has already made a name for himself as the production side of Nazeem & Spencer Joles crafty debut The Album. Joles also knocks out beautiful, Madlib-inspired instrumentals.
Spencer Joles -"Joaquin Phoenix Cameo"-mp3
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
P.O.S unleases "Lanes" off his upcoming juggernaut Chill, dummy. Chill,dummy arrives Jan. 27th, with vinyl coming March 17th on Doomtree Records, and it's loaded with guest Ryan Olson, Lazerbeak, Justin Vernon, Kathleen Hanna, Allan Kingdom, Lady Midnight, Open Mike Eagle, Astronautalis and Busdriver. P.O.S also just announced his tour dates.
Monday, December 12, 2016
Mysterious vocalist Erin Thelosttribe has collaborated with ZULUZULUU's MMYYKK for this soulful, mid-tempo jam "Classy Glassy Eyed Girl", I look forward to hearing more from Thelosttribe.
Erin Thelosttribe -"Classy Glassy Eyed Girl (Produced by MMYYKK)"-mp3
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Monday, December 5, 2016
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Run The Jewels return with "Legend Has It", off upcoming RTJ3 arriving January 13th via Mass Appeal. RTJ3 looks quite interesting with assist from saxophonist Kamasi Washington, Danny Brown, Tunde Adebimpe of TV on the Radio, BOOTS and Trina.
Run The Jewels -"Legend Has It"-mp3
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Lady Midnight celebrates her show tonight at 7th Street Entry with a new mix featuring MMYYKK, Sloslylove, J Hard & Franz Diego mixed by Adept for AMhour.com.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Minneapolis' ZULUZULUU closes out their highly successful Astralbeat Theories Residency at The Icehouse. The experimental soul collective of producers ZULUZULUU has followed up their debut What's The Price with a new collection of soul classics The Cover-Up. On The Cover-Up ZULUZULUU pays respect to legends The Stylistics, O'Jays, De La Soul, DJ Quick, Bobby Boyd Congress, and Weldon Irvine. They also interpet War, Bootsy Collins and Junior.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Producer Kingdom links with Sid from The Internet. From Kingdom's debut studio album Titled Tears in the Club, and available February 27th via Fade to Mind. Tears in the Club has assist from from SZA, the Internet’s Syd, Shacar, and Najee Daniels.
Kingdom ft. Syd -"Nothin"-mp3
Kingdom ft. Syd -Nothin (Club Mix)"-mp3
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Minneapolis Greg Grease of ZULUZULUU releases the third EP in ZULUZULUU's AstralBeat Theories residency series. Following Proper-T's look into future soul on Astral Beat Theories 1 and MMYYKK's joyful celebration of love with Astral Beat Theories 2. Greg Grease delivers AstralBeat Theories 3 focusing on Freedom. In 2000, dead prez proclaimed it's much bigger than hip-hop with their debut Let's Get Free. In 2016 Greg Grease asked the question "Everybody wanna be cool, why nobody wanna be free?". Stop waiting on frequencies to change.
Monday, November 7, 2016
Psymun has been slowly releasing new joints, the latest keeper "Exacter x2", a dizzy, melodic shape-shifter of a ride. The Fader has a feature on thestand4rd’s producer Hear Two Gorgeously Warped New Instrumentals From Psymun.
Psymun -Exacter x2"-mp3
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Producer su na has also collaborated with stella MC/lyricist Metasota on "Acrobatics" for the Daruma Vol.9 compilation. "su na picked me up, we chopped it up, I wrote and recorded the joint within an hour. I received an email saying that's exactly what Daruma was looking for" says Metasota explaining swiftness in which the song was recorded.
su na ft. Metasota-"Acrobatics"-mp3
Minneapolis by way of California, multi-instrumentalist, video-director, producer MMYKK of ZULUZULUU releases the second installment of ZULUZULUU's AstralBeat Theories Residency series at Icehouse. Future soul and feel good vibes explored. AstralBeat Theories 2 continues the positive spirits of his excellent debut EP Love [In Synthesis].
MMYKK -AstralBeat Theories 2-mp3
MMYKK ft. ZULUZULUU -"Find My Tribe"-mp3
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Monday, October 24, 2016
Minneapolis vocalist, songwriter Proper -T of ZULUZULUU, debuts the soulful, jazzy stride into the future with AstralBeat Theories 1. The 5-track EP released to coincide with ZULUZULUU's AstralBeat Theories Residency residency at Icehouse starting Oct. 27th with a Proper-T curated night. Proper-T's AstralBeat Theories 1 includes production from Javi Santiago, ZULUZULUU, Budah Tye, Trelly Mo & Micahphones.
Proper -T -AstralBeat Theories 1-mp3
Friday, October 21, 2016
The Cinematic Orchestra recruit rising vocalist Moses Sumney for atmospheric "To Believe" from their upcoming record on Ninja Tune.
The Cinematic Orchestra ft. Moses Sumney -"To Believe:-mp3
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Friday, October 14, 2016
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Solange latest gets the remix treatment from Kaytranda on "Cranes In The Sky", off her #1 record A Seat At The Table.
Solange -"Cranes In The Sky (Kaytranda DJ EDIT)"-mp3
Friday, October 7, 2016
Muja Messiah linked with Planet Asia on 2014's God Kissed It The Devil Missed It. Here the producer of the original Mike The Martyr remixes it for 2016.
Muja Messiah ft. Planet Asia -"The Hawk (Remix)"-mp3
NxWorries (Anderson Paak & Knxwledge) brings us the slinky cool of "Get Bigger", from their upcoming album YES LAWD! available Oct. 21st via Stones Throw.
NxWorries (Anderson Paak & Knxwledge) -"Get Bigger"-mp3
Friday, September 30, 2016
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Kelela, Elysia Crampton & conceptual artist Adrian Piper. The song is one of two, along with "Final Exam," that the trio created for Anthem, the soundtrack to this summer' The Vinyl Factory & DIS-curated 9th Berlin Biennale. The vinyl series is curated by Ashland Mines (Total Freedom) and limited to 300 copies.
Kelela, Elysia Crampton & Adrian Piper -"Reference Track TF Scrape"-mp3
Kelela, Elysia Crampton & Adrian Piper -"Final Exam"-mp3
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Monday, September 19, 2016
Danny Brown releases an ace of a track with assist from Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul & Earl Sweatshirt. Taken from his forthcoming album Atrocity Exhibition, out September 30th via Warp.
Danny Brown ft. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul & Earl Sweatshirt -"Really Doe"-mp3