Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Pusha T ft. Jay-Z -"Drug Dealers Anonymous"-mp3

Pusha T calls in Jay-Z for "Drug Dealers Anonymous", the first track off King Push. King Push states "America’s nightmare's in Flint, Children of a lesser God when your melanin’s got a tint", than Jay-Z ponders "Who deserves the medal of freedom is my accountant, He been hula hooping through loop holes, working around shit, IRS should’ve had the townhouses surrounded".

Pusha T ft. Jay-Z -"Drug Dealers Anonymous"-mp3

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Tony the Scribe -"Checkmate"-mp3

Minneapolis has many styles upon styles upon styles and Tony the Scribe definitely has his own lane. Tony the Scribe is a well traveled young man who has a unique sense of hip-hop and self. Many folks may know Tony the Scribe from his work in the avant-rap group KillStreak. Tony the Scribe makes his solo jump with "Checkmate". On the brooding "Checkmate", he spins chess metaphors "On some ‘Fuck a bishop’–they ain’t never seen a black square". And how they gon’ tell me that I gotta keep a path clear?" from his upcoming Mixed Blood EP available June 6th. "Checkmate" premiered over at Passion of the Weiss.

Tony the Scribe -"Checkmate"-mp3

Friday, May 27, 2016

ZULUZULUU -"Fades"-mp3

Minneapolis ZULUZULUU is a collective of musicians and producers consisting of Greg Grease, DJ Just Nine, MYK, Proper-T, Captain Big Bounce and Trelly Mo.

"Fades is a great introduction into the ZULUZULUU philosophy; let's fade away the novelty and save the day for prophecy. We waste so much time attempting to please each other with small talk. Can we hold some authentic conversation and challenge each other to fade away the fake handshakes and phony friendships? " - Darkmatterintergalacticspacesciencefunkpilots (ZULUZULUU). "Fades" is the new single from upcoming Whats The Price (Sound Verite Records/RVL), out June 24th digitally, with colored vinyl arriving in September. The song "Fades"premiered today on The Current 89.3.

ZULUZULUU -"Fades"-mp3

Thursday, May 26, 2016

I Self Devine & Muja Messiah ft. Lady Midnight -"Midnight On Jupiter"-video

Minneapolis veterans I Self Devine & Muja Messiah go intergalatic as they get set for Soundset with new video for "Midnight On Jupiter" with sexy vocals of Lady Midnight. The visuals for "Midnight On Jupiter" were directed by Mychal "MYK" Fisher (ZULUZULUU). This following last week's new single "We Ain't Scared ft. Lady Midnight", both tracks produced by J. Hard.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Yasiin Bey -"Tall Sleeves (Prod. by Ferrari Sheppard)"-mp3

Yassin Bey and artist/producer Ferrari Sheppard collaborate for another surprise release. Yassin Bey released a track last month "Dec 99th - N.A.W.", also produced by Ferrari Sheppard in Capetown, South Africa.

Dec. 99th -"Tall Sleeves (Prod. by Ferrari Sheppard)"-mp3

Friday, May 20, 2016

P.O.S ft. Moncelas Boston and Sophia Eris -"Wave"-mp3

Minneapolis P.O.S of Doomtree returns is glorious fashion with "Wave" featuring Sophia Eris & Moncelas Boston. Check out P.O.S & Doomtree at Soundset May 29th.

P.O.S ft. Moncelas Boston and Sophia Eris -"Wave"-mp3

Thursday, May 19, 2016

I Self Devine & Muja Messiah Ft. Lady Midnight -"We Ain't Scared" (Prod. J.Hard)-mp3

I Self Devine & Muja Messiah present 9th House latest "We Ain't Scared", produced by J. Hard. "We Ain't Scared" is a tribute to the spirit of the Black Lives Matters movement, it's the bonus track off their debut release 9th House. I Self Devine & Muja Messiah debut 9th House is also now available on colored vinyl. You can see them at Soundset May 29th.

I Self Devine & Muja Messiah Ft. Lady Midnight -"We Ain't Scared" (Prod. J.Hard)-mp3

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

SZA -"twoAM"-mp3

SZA returns with another stunner, this one reflective of time with a lover.

SZA -"twoAM"-mp3

su na ft. Dizzy Fae -"Complexion"-mp3

Minneapolis producer su na links with rising 17year old vocalist Dizzy Fae for the wavy and sensual banger. "Complexion" is the first look from su na's upcoming Surface EP. Check out Fader's feature on su na.

su na ft. Dizzy Fae -"Complexion"-mp3

Shabazz Palaces -“Dawn in Luxor” -video

Shabazz Palaces released their last record Lese Majesty in 2014, now they’ve released the video for “Dawn in Luxor,” directed by Stephan Gray. The video has footage courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA’s Johnson Space Center, and the Hubble and Cassini space missions. Shabazz Palaces hits the road with with excellent shows including Flying Lotus, George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic, Thundercat, and the Gaslamp Killer in Los Angeles in September and opening for Radiohead in Los Angeles, CA at the Shrine Auditorium Aug. 8th.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Sampha -"Timmy's Prayer"-mp3

U.K. vocalist Sampha blesses us with another emotional burner with "Timmy's Prayer". "If ever you're listening/ If heaven's a prison/ Then I am your prisoner/ Yes, I am your prisoner" sings Sampha.

Sampha -"Timmy's Prayer"-mp3

Friday, May 13, 2016

ScHooolBoy Q ft. Kanye West -"THat Part"-mp3

ScHooolBoy Q connects with Kanye West. on "THat Part". "THat Part" will appear on the TDE rapper’s upcoming fourth album, the follow-up to 2014’s breakout LP Oxymoron.

ScHooolBoy Q ft Kanye West -"THat Part-mp3

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Finding Novyon -"Let's Get Lit"-mp3

Minneapolis Finding Novyon releases a new summer banger with "Let's Get Lit", produced by Sonny Digital. Check out Finding Novyon at Soundset May 29th.

Finding Novyon -"Let's Get Lit"-mp3

DâM-Funk with ZULUZULUU + "Believer [DJ-Kicks Exclusive]"-mp3

West Coast funkster DâM-Funk brings his Modern-Funk back to the Twin Cities with guest sonic explorers ZULUZULUU and instrumental groove merchants Pho. DâM-Funk has new DJ Kicks compilation which features his new 7-minute jam "Believer [DJ-Kicks Exclusive]". DâM-Funk's DJ-Kicks is released May 27th on CD, 2LP (red vinyl) and digital formats. An limited edition 10" vinyl featuring two tracks from the mix is available exclusively on the !K7 store and Bandcamp.

DâM-Funk with ZULUZULU, Pho and DJ's Plain Ole Bill and Twinkie Jiggles at The Amsterdam Bar & Hall in St. Paul, June 9th. Brought to you by Sound Verite & Greenroom Magazine.

Dam-Funk -"Believer [DJ-Kicks Exclusive]"-mp3
ZULUZULUU -Black Maybe-mp3

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016

Taylor McFerrin - 'Postpartum' (Dorian Concept Remix)"-mp3

Brainfeeder labelmates Thundercat & Kamasi Washington have emerged, modern/future jazz pianist Taylor McFerrin who gets reconstructed by Dorian Concept on "Postpartum" should be next. It's a beautiful keeper.

Taylor McFerrin -'Postpartum' (Dorian Concept Remix)"-mp3

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Yasiin Bey - “Dec. 99th (N.A.W)”-mp3

Yasiin Bey releases a new, dark and brooding track produced by Ferrari Sheppard, addressing Bey’s recent immigration issues in South Africa. Recorded at D Planet Studios Cape Town.

Yasiin Bey -“Dec. 99th (N.A.W)”-mp3

John Scott -"Thank You, Love You"-mp3

Producer, artist John Scott shows his appreciation to supporters with the head-snappin' instrumental "Thank You, Love You". "It's been about 7 years since I first decided I wanted to start creating music. Through all the ups and downs it has been there as an escape and also a therapist. Everyday I can see myself getting closer to something, don't know what it is, don't know if I'll have what it takes to receive it either. I just wanted to say to anyone that has helped support and or listened to my songs for any reason, I thank you and i love you."

John Scott -"Thank You, Love You"-mp3

Friday, May 6, 2016

Radiohead -"Daydreaming"- video

Radiohead release another new track, "Daydreaming" with video by Academy Award-nominated director Paul Thomas Anderson. It's the second new track following "Burn The Witch" from a few days ago. Radiohead’s ninth studio record, untitled as of yet will be released digitally on Sunday, May 8th at 7pm. The physical release is set for June 17th through XL Recordings.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

James Blake ft Justin Vernon -"I Need a Forest Fire"-mp3

James Blake gets an assist from his American mate Justin Vernon of Bon Iver on "I Need A Forest". Blake has announced that his new album The Colour in Anything is out tonight. Blake will be playing Vernon's Eaux Claires festival this summer Aug. 12th & 13th in Eau Claire , Wisconsin.

James Blake ft. Justin Vernon "I Need a Forest Fire"-mp3

Maria Isa -Dragon Lady mixtape

Maria Isa releases her new 18 track mixtape Dragon Lady today on Cinco de Mayo. Maria Isa will be celebrating tonight in Minneapolis with KAP G, Villa Rosa, Los Nativos, Nazeeem & Spencer Joles & DJ Wreck at El Nuevo Rodeo.

Maria Isa -Dragon Lady-stream

TaliaKnight -"laidBack"-mp3

TaliaKnight re-interpets and re-imagines Grace Jone's classic "My Jamaican Guy". TaliaKnight who made her introduction with the chilled out vibes found on her debut Nocturna EP, will be featured at Last Of The Record Buyers production set at Soundset Msay 29th.

TaliaKnight -"laidBack"-mp3

su na -"Essex"-mp3

Minneapolis producer su na releases a instrumental, mediativative banger for summer late nights with "Essex" off his upcoming Surface EP. Art by by Michael Cina

su na -"Essex"-mp3

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Radiohead - "Burn The Witch"-video

Radiohead return to action by welcoming us to spring with "Burn The Witch". In a new interview with Billboard, animator Virpi Kettu said that the "Burn the Witch," video is meant to bring attention to Europe's refugee crisis and the "blaming of different people... the blaming of Muslims and the negativity." According to Billboard, Kettu "alluded to the mysterious postcard some Radiohead fans received recently that read 'we know where you live,' a suggestion, she thought, of the current insecurity and blame game spawned by anti-immigration politicians."