DJ Shadow has released the debut singles from his first collaboration project since the 90’s work with UNKLE. Teaming up with Cali producer G Jones, Shadow’s latest project goes by the moniker Nite School Klik, and they specialize in all things superbass. Think purgatory deep dubstep beats, with ample measures of rap, juke and trap thrown in, sprinkled with […]


4 Mar
Atlanta's trap master fans the flames for upcoming tour

In order to fan the flocka flames for his upcoming tour, ATL’s Waka Flocka drops this 11-track mixtape in conjunction with DJ Whoo Kid. The Turn Up Godz Tour mixtape bounces from southern hip-hop to trap to synthy EDM to even brostep-infused numbers, while featuring additional heat from the likes of Gucci Mane, Flosstradamus, Neon Dreams and more. […]


6 Feb
Where drum & bass, trap & hip-hop collide

By WMC 2001 (or was it ’02?) I was already growing tired of the endless “look at me” DJs playing the usual schlock of dribble while endlessly waving their hands in the air. I suddenly began to realize that I did not give a shit. Then I caught Ming & FS performing live at OM […]


Incarcerated rapper Gucci Mane adds some nutcracker-like trap riffs to his Christmas list with a new 15-track solo effort titled East Atlanta Santa. With a variety of orchestral instruments like the flute, church bells and ghost-like synths making recorded appearances, as well as a track featuring none other than Shawty Lo, East Atlanta Santa is a guided tour through parties in mansions and a […]


Whether you’re digging up chanterelles from the forest or psilocybins from a cow puck, you’re going to need the right hunting gear lest those mushrooms go for the getaway. Built with a curved steel blade for convenient harvesting, tweezers for plucking in-between thorns, a boar-hair brush for dirt removal and a nylon sheath, for $33 you […]


This Saturday night just past, French producer STWO took over the Diplo & Friends show on BBC Radio 1 with a trap-inspired set that ranged from the chill-out to hip-hop to the proper dance off. Much like Parisian co-patriot DJ Snake, who dropped an Essential Mix earlier last month, his Diplo & Friends set is pure trap-aholic, ranging from the […]


6 Jan
2 hours of blunted trap & slow flowing weed-brained leftfield beats

Need a little background music to get your Monday spliff rolling right? Then you might wanna hit play on Stussy Toronto and Bevstmode’s collaborative mixtape below. Titled 431 Richmond after the Toronto landmark, the mix is nearly 2 hours of blunted trap and slow flowing weed-brained leftfield beats. Not to be confused with the always excellent DJ Kicks series, 431 […]


The Christmas spirit strikes Canadian artists Zeds Dead, who in their mistletoe generosity are making their Holiday 2013 mixtape available for free download.  The excellently mixed set includes 35 tracks in just under one hour, throwing in a virtual bouillabaisse of bass-oriented tracks — from trap, grime and drum & bass to future garage, nu disco […]

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