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 [...]


7 Feb
One-hour set of underground hip-hop, soul & experimental heat

Madlib jumps on Benji B’s show at BBC Radio 1 for a one-hour set of underground hip-hop, experimental beats and the heavily blunted soul and funk he’s well known for. The left field LA producer and wordsmith also plays a bunch of his instrumentals, as well as tracks from alter egos like Quasimoto. Collaborations like Madvillain [...]


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 [...]


Another beautiful toy from the crew over at COARSE. In fact to call it a toy is probably doing a disservice to the highly exclusive piece; perhaps “sculpture” is a better term. The Hong Kong-based toymaker just keeps getting better and better, elevating their game from simple vinyl play things to pieces worthy of proper [...]


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 [...]


Sometimes shit just has weird timing. Yesterday we posted the amazing How High’s the Water Mama tribute mixtape of De La Soul’s 3 Feet High and Rising debut album, and the day before we posted Rebels Without A Pause: The Induction Celebration of Public Enemy into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame documentary. In [...]


You remember last year when Solid-Steel Radio did a tribute to The Beastie Boys’ timeless Paul’s Boutique album? We posted the Caught In The Middle Of A 3-Way Mix by DJ Food, Cheeba and Moneyshot (with cover illustrated by the great Food One), and it ended up being one of our favorite mixtapes of the year [...]


13 May
Die cast metal homage to the classic Japanese giant robot

If you grew up in New England you might remember a show called Force Five. In it, each day a separate Japanese cartoon would play inspiring a bunch of Masshole kids to become wicked influenced by Giant Robots. These proto-anime shows included Gai King and Starvengers, but Mondays belonged to Planet Robot Danguard Ace. Well [...]

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