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.
Stream singles; “Comsic Perspective” and “Ya Own Way” “Body Wash” is his second album for Stones Throw, a full set of realized songs that were only hinted at on “Yawn Zen“.
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
Single/Must Listen! “Lullabies For The Broken Brain” is the fourthcoming project and an odd one in that from Detroit producer Quelle Chris. While most have come to know Quelle’s production for its oinky doink, ear gagging, smooth jazz, Lullabies reveals another aspect of his wizardry.
Fresh Selects Presents Kirkis is essentially a madman. FS first came to know him as an affiliate of the Hiatus Kaiyote crew from Melbourne, with a completely unique brand of lo-fi, maniacal proto-punk, jazz-funk fusion that was unlike anything they’ve heard before. All with his
Off fourthcoming “Helping Hands” album Listen to the sultry first single, “The Circle,” off the fourthcoming LP “Helping Hands,” with Ivan Ave on vocals and produced by MNDSGN.
Must Listen! Charles E. Dickerson, better known by his stage name MONO/POLY, is an electronic music producer from Bakersfield, California, and now residing in Los Angeles. MONO/POLY joined Flying Lotus’ record label Brainfeeder in 2011 and released his debut EP “Manifestations”, plus the glorious “Golden
New Artists/Must Listen! Dave B – “ON” “ON” – the second single off Dave B’s fouth-coming album, stayed tuned for more info, but in the meantime…
FreshSelects Presents: Listen to the first single off the official debut album, “Seven Sundays” from Inglewood R&B singer/songwriter, SiR. The sultry sounds of “Love You” will make you wana do something to someone.
Artist Spotlight: Knxwledge Knxwledge (pronounced “knowledge”) is a 26 year old, Los Angeles based beat maker. Standing out in a sea of producers rising from the L.A. beat scene, the prolific artist and record collector produces his sound by creating a pastiche of soul, jazz
Essential Listening Never one to play by the rules and experiment with the weird and wonderful, the opening track, a gospel track, is testament – Mndsgn goes in on this one staying true to form. Get involved with a diverse array of sounds from gospel,
Put a spring in your step, this mix is sooo dope! As Kaytranada would say, “Dance to the music you ugly muthapukkaz.” The DJ, who just released his Spring Mixtape for Bromance Records, is a little bit hip-hop, a little bit electronic and lotta beat
The last time we saw all these guys team up, Lunice produced a seething beat for Rockie Fresh’s Superman OG . This time Lunice comes with nothing less than a Banger!!!…and mean BANGER!
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.