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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Quelle Chris – ‘Lullabies for the Broken Brain’

Essential Listening “Lullabies For The Broken Brain” is an odd instrumental project from Detroit producer Quelle Chris (Danny Brown. Sean P, Jean Grae, Stacey Adams). While most have come to know Quelle’s production for its oinky doink, ear gagging, smooth jazz, Lullabies reveals another aspect

Stream: SAMIYAM’s – ‘Dartgun’

Off Fourthcoming ‘Animals Have Feelings’ It all started at a Detroit strip club called Platinum, with a platter of deep-fried beef taquitos and a dancer whose face looked a bit like Burt Reynolds. It was here that Sam Baker first met a self-described fan of

Trading Card Club Presents: ‘To: Dilla’

Introducing TCC February isn’t just Black History Month. It’s also “J Dilla Month,” and it’s this time of the year where various music folks will put fourth their efforts at a tribute to Dilla and ride the wave. This year marks 10 years since Dilla’s

SHADES – ‘Powers of Two’

Alix Perez & Eprom are “SHADES” Alix Perez is the alias of Alex Depauw, the established drum & bass producer originating from Charleroi, Belgium. EPROM is the long-term adopted moniker of Alexander Dennis, a West Coast artist with early roots in mid-tempo bass and hip-hop.

XLR8R Podcast 424: SHADES (Alix Perez & EPROM)

The storm before the storm… In anticipation of their new collabrative project, “Powers of Two,” dropping later today, XLR8R invited Perez and EPROM for their contribution to the XLR8R’s podcast series. This is what they submitted.

bsd.u – ‘Late night bumps’

Radio Juicy Presents “Late night bumps” is a series of beat tapes that were released from 2014 to 2015 by the ever mysterious and acclaimed Canadian beatmaker bsd.u (read: beside you).