28 Aug
The Old Dirty Bastard live & uncut

As Danny Brown prepares for the release of his much-hyped album OLD, due September 30th, he releases this clip for the aptly titled “ODB”. While surely a reference to the great Dirt Dog, aka Dirt McGirt, it also cheekily references the common barb thrown at Brown that he’s, well, old. An old ass bastard, one [...]


10 Jun
More psychedelic soul off upcoming "Idle No More" album

One of favorite psychedelic soul acts, King Khan & the Shrines, is back uploading “Born to Die” for all to hear. Off of their upcoming album Idle No More out September 3rd (Merge Records), ”Born to Die” is classic King Khan at their purest. As Khan explains, the album’s opening track is “an apocalyptic ode to [...]


Birthed out of an Orange County garage in 1992, Arnette Sunglasses combined youth culture, SoCal board sport flair and contemporary fashion to quickly evolve into an iconic eyewear for surfers, skaters, BMXers, wakeboarders and snowboarders alike. Fusing clean lines and progressive styling, their Catfish sunglasses forever changed the eyewear game in the region — about 2 [...]


Fantasmes formed between Mario Negrón and Darío Morales a few years after meeting one another at high school where they lived in Puerto Rico. Mario released an EP on his own, The Reveller, and soon asked Darío to join the band. After they began working together, however, Mario battled bouts of depression while bandmate Darío relocated to [...]


17 Jul
Talib Kweli, Das Racist, Spankrock, Dale Earnhardt JR JR & more

The rattling of the above ground subway is almost audible in the new mixtape from Brooklyn collaborative effort Mosholu. Supposedly the recording process began in the legendary Bushwick bathroom of Eastern District Gallery, although producers (including Ghost Dad of WIN WIN, Picture Plane, Amaze 88, and more) were brought in to clean things up and make things [...]


The people behind the DJ Food moniker have been slicing up prime cut beats for discriminating music heads since the early 90s — initially putting out five volumes of their groundbreaking Jazz Breaks series. Although originally begun by the men behind Coldcut, DJ Food soon became a loose collective of artists under the Ninja Tune [...]


Boston producer Will C established himself first as a talented engineer, mastering hundreds of releases from hip hop artists such as MF DOOM, The Pharcyde and Madlib to jazz, soul and R&B greats like Tom Scott, George Benson and Patrick Adams. He now turns his attention to an often-times tragically slept on American band, The [...]


26 Jan
Time lapse footage taken during the bands album sessions

The psychedelic rabblerousers in Animal Collective have released a video of their time spent in the studio recording their breakthrough 2007 album Strawberry Jam. The time lapse video is a collection of footage, short clips taken once a minute for the entire time the band was in the studio. The resulting video, an idea first mustered [...]

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