Karriem Riggins is best known as a jazz drummer and hip- hop producer for artists like Common, Kanye West, The Roots, and Kaytranada, but he doesn’t categorize himself as anything but an artist.
Album Preview R&B vocalist Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge are working together as NxWorries (pronounced “No Worries”). Last Spring, they debuted with the single “Suede” which quickly found the ears of Dr. Dre.
Featuring: Ivan Ave, Mndsgn, Suff Daddy, Oddisee and more After “Summer In Jakarta” and “Winter In Jakarta” it is time for another season compilation by Jakarta as well as celebrating their 10th birthday as a label.
SDJR – A Unifying Force From time to time a DJ or producer comes along who transcends a particular scene, bridges the gap between disparate movements and unites tribal music fans. Seven has that talismanic quality. His productions have a rawness… a loose-knit, lolloping groove
Must Listen! The Spacekid takes it back to the south bronx! When BMB makes 2015 meet the 90’s golden era. This ones for the die hard Rubbernecked headbobbers ‘yall’
New Artist/Album Preview JETS (Jimmy Edgar x Machinedrum) sophomore official release, their highly anticipated debut on ULTRAMAJIC see’s the two artists display an approach to production that deals in the paradoxes and ambiguities of both studio songwriting and raw live performance; a somewhat soothing amalgamation
Mr Carmack aka Aaron Carmack is a Hawaii-based producer blurring the distinction between Hip Hop and Dance Music in a progressive way that has even the most seasoned producers scratching their heads. His current rise to fame started with the self-released Bang, Vol 3 followed
After dropping The Golden Age of Apocalypse in 2011, it seems like Bass virtuoso Stephen ‘Bruner’ Thundercat is simplifying things, simply entitling his forthcoming album Apocalypse. It’s already evident on lead single “Heartbreaks + Setbacks”, which was co-wrote and co-produced by Flying Lotus and Mono/Poly.
The story so far: Ghostface Killah and Apollo Brown made The Brown Tape–a rework of the Ghostface x Adrian Younge cinematic masterpizzle 12 Reasons To Die (stream it here.) Now the Apolloface (Brown Ghost?) version “Rise Of The Black Suits” has it’s own official video,
In his continued mission to be everywhere at once, Ghostface Killah has announced a limited edition version of his forthcoming collaboration album with Adrian Younge album Twelve Reasons To Die. If you purchase the Collector’s Pak LP, you will receive a Cassette featuring an alternate
James Blake just turned the internet over by leaking not one but two tracks from the upcoming Overgrown LP on his tumblr–and least one is the collaboration which created the most anticipation when the album’s tracklist was released recently. That would be “Take A Fall
So Soulection’s “Time In Between” drops tomorrow (April 5th), and we thought we’d just get you as excited as we are with this preview. Running up to the release date, Soulection have dropped 3 singles off the album, Sivey’s Cause and Effect, Sango’s On My
On the new video for his single “Voyeur” James Blake delivers a crude Tron-style animation that takes the viewer into the grooves of a spinning vinyl record (1-800-Dinosaur) until the POV is flying through vinyl valleys and cities like an x-wing navigating the trenches of
Yet another taster of the imminent Overgrown LP, this is a markedly more filmic affair, with Eno’s signature textures replacing Blake’s woozy production giving it a gravitas rarely heard in electronic pop. This is sturdy, gripping stuff and more proof that Overgrown is likely to
With the worldwide success of our Soulection Compilation Volume One which featured some of the most promising producers of our generation two years ago in January 2011, it was essential to create volume two. It’s amazing to reflect on our progression and how far we’ve