Friday, December 30, 2016

Nazeem & Spencer Joles -"Intro"-video

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 -"All Luv"-video

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.

Psymun -"sports beats (contemporary)"-mp3

Producer Psymun releases another cool short instrumental "sports beats (contemporary)". Waiting on new EP from Thestand4rd producer.

Psymun -"sports beats (contemporary)"-mp3

Sarah White -"Sweet Song"-video

"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

Medium Zach -beatstory - stream

Longtime engineer, artist & producer Medium Zach of Big Quarters has released a 17-track collection of beats. Listen up.

Chance York & Big Cats - Highest Self EP -stream

MC Chance York and producer Big Cats bring their collaborative recording the 7-song EP Highest Self to life.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Alec Ness (su na) - "Lost"-mp3

Alec Ness (su na) changes lanes a bit on new track "Lost",recorded under actual name Alec Ness, formerly known as su-na. Excited to hear new work from Ness under any name.

Alec Ness (su na)-"Lost"-mp3

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Shabaka And The Ancestors - Wisdom of Elders -stream

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

Mick Jenkins and KAYTRANADA -"Aurora Borealis"-mp3

Chicago's Mick Jenkins & Montreal's KAYTRANADA work together again on "Aurora Borealis" off of 119 PRODUCTIONS' Countdown 2 Midnight compilation.

Mick Jenkins and KAYTRANADA -"Aurora Borealis"-mp3

O-D - Lost Time Found Space - stream

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

Madlib & DOOM -"Avalanche"-mp3

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

Spencer Joles -"Joaquin Phoenix Cameo"-mp3

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 -"Lanes"-mp3

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.

P.O.S -"Lanes"-mp3

Monday, December 12, 2016

su na x DUVV -"Worry [MMYYKK Remix]"-mp3

Minneapolis producer su na and vocalist DUVV get the remix treatment on "Worry" from MMYYKK of ZULUZULUU, and he knocks it out.

su na x DUVV -"Worry [MMYYKK Remix]"--mp3

Erin Thelosttribe -"Classy Glassy Eyed Girl (Produced by MMYYKK)"-mp3

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

POLIÇA -"Shaved Women (Crass Cover)"-mp3

POLIÇA covers Crass, recorded live at the BBC's 6Music studios. Originally written and recorded by Crass for their 1979 album Stations of the Crass.

POLIÇA -"Shaved Women (Crass Cover)"-mp3

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

tiny deaths -"Wrong"-mp3

Claire de Lune and producer Grant Cutler return with new tiny deaths release "Wrong". The Current 89.3 premiered track and tiny deaths will open for KING at the Fine Line on New Years Eve with K. Raydio.

tiny deaths -"Wrong"-mp3

Monday, December 5, 2016

Ab-Soul -"Threatening Nature"-mp3

Ab-Soul delivers with the slow, menacing "Threatening Nature", off his upcoming DWTW, which drops Friday Dec.9th on TDE.

Ab-Soul -"Threatening Nature"-mp3

Lexii Alijai -"Black Lives Matter"-mp3

St. Paul's Lexii Alijai laces a tribute to the movement with "Black Lives Matter", shits fired at the President-elect.

Lexii Alijai -"Black Lives Matter (Prod. Cyht)"-mp3

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Run The Jewels -"Legend Has It"-mp3

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