9 Jun
The return of SideTwo presented by Amerigo Gazaway

Getting Yasiin Bey back into the USA may not be so easy, but Amerigo Gazaway has done a hell of a job bringing “Yasiin Gaye” back to us. This Mos Def x Marvin Gaye is the sequel to the last dose of goodness you may remember from here. The intent this time around was to play up […]


14 Mar
The latest in DJ/producer Amerigo Gazaway Soul Mates series

Nashville producer Amerigo Gazaway has launched a new mashup series called Soul Mates, aimed at combining legendary artists of yore with the best talent from today. The first installment conflates Brooklyn rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) with legendary soul singer Marvin Gaye. Titled Yasiin Gaye, the idea of the series is for the finished […]


26 Nov
Norwegian producer's take on the timeless soul classic

Simply one of soul music’s timeless classics, Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” is not a track you really want to sully. But Norwegian producer Kygo does a very nice job giving it a completely different vibe while still being ultimately respectful to the source material. You can give it a listen below, and if you want […]


3 Jul
Based God's 848 freestyles vs TL's Rose Land v.1 mixtape

Today two of the best of the new wave of hip-hop artists dropped mixtapes — Lil B and Theophilus London. Among the top in the fresh crop of Twitter Rappers, the two albums include the Bay Area’s Lil B, aka Based God, who has compiled all his freestyle raps into one expansive encyclopedia of stream-of-consciousness babble […]


15 May
Bon Iver, Metronomy, Marvin Gaye & K-Os re-envisioned

In anticipation of his album release of People Hear What They See on June 5th, Washington DC’s Oddisee has released a free EP featuring four renditions from various artists, both current and throwback. The Marvin Gaye “Ain’t That Peculiar” remix is killer, adding heavier drums and overall haunting instrumentation; you’d think it’s an entirely new […]