It has been insanely too long since we’ve dropped a mix of our own, and with the extreme drought hitting the country and what not, it seemed cruel to hold out. So here’s some refreshment, 17 choice tracks, chosen from some of the blog’s favorites, Maribou State, , AlunaGeorge, Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, just to name a few, this one has a smooth, laid-back vibe with enough pro-activity to get you goin’. It was fun letting this all come together, so enjoy it as much possible in your car, at work, at play, wherever. Check out the track list and download below: Continue reading
Lupe Fiasco has long been a personal favorite (top 2 here), and after campaign with the commercially successful yet artistically questionable, LASERS, the now grizzled vet returns with the album that he always intended to make, Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, coming this fall. Check out the the single “Bitch Bad” via MTV
Hear the excellent sophmore LP from Wild Nothing. ‘Nocturne’ is a wonderful follow up to ‘Gemini’, based in the same blissful, yet longing vein that put Jack Tatum on the map. Stream the album and read an interview with Jack over at Dazed Digital
Not many artists can stay hyped on the strength of three originals and a handful of remixes, but UK duo AlunaGeorge (Aluna Francis + George Reid) are making it look easy. Listen to the stellar new single “Your Drums, Your Love” and wait anxiously for a full length in 2013.