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Savath and Savalas - La Llama

Savath and Savalas – La Llama

Well this track has been floating around for ages, but since I’m in a Scott Herren kind of mood, I thought now is as good a time as any to play catch up. Savath & Savalas is Herren’s “Catalan acid-folk project” on which he collaborates with Eva Puyuelo Muns and Roberto Carlos Lange. Stones Throw...
Pursuit Grooves - Sustainable Movements For A New Age

Pursuit Grooves – Sustainable Movements For A New Age

Beatlife fave Pursuit Grooves put together this free album for y’all in honor of Earth Day (I know, I’m on a permanent late pass)…. *20 downtempo rhythms with titles that focus on the environment and the impact it has around us. Vanese Smith also known as music producer Pursuit Grooves, received a Holistic Health certificate...
fLako x Noir = Pearls

fLako x Noir = Pearls

Well now, this was a lovely treat in my Inbox just now. Beatmaker fLako has collaborated with vocalist Noir to produce this collection of progressive soul tracks, aptly entitled Pearls. Thanks to the folks at Kwatro for this. Take a listen to this track “Milky Way”: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] and then...
Hip Hop Howl Mixtape - Free Download

Hip Hop Howl Mixtape – Free Download

Download The Hip Hop Howl Mixtape Check out this smokin’ track listing…. 1. Miz Metro “Everyone Wants 2 B on TV” 2. 6th Sense “Take 6” 3. Suzi Analogue “Good Reason” 4. Zion I “Juicy Juice” 5. A. Pinks “Held Me Down” 6. Bless Roxwell “Peace Love Unity” 7. Donny Goines “Ricky’s Story” 8. Kid...
DJ Smiles Mixtape - Preach

DJ Smiles Mixtape – Preach

Here’s the latest mixtape from DJ Smiles who is the resident DJ for the Puma Monthly Music Series and can be caught spinning at various swanky LA spots. The album artwork was done by the awesome Ritzy Periwinkle. Download DJ Smiles – Many Styles Vol 3: PREACH!
Wandering Feet Podcast

Wandering Feet Podcast

Red Bull Music Academy presents Wandering Feet podcast James Pants (Stone’s Throw), Chas Jankel (The Blockheads) and Fatima feature this month. Download the Wandering Feet Podcast and join music journalist, and Red Bull Music Academy team member, Emma Warren, for her take on new music, collaboration and emerging talent with a special UK focus. In...
Mayer Hawthorne - Maybe So, Maybe No

Mayer Hawthorne – Maybe So, Maybe No

Stones Throw’s latest find is the very soulful Mayer Hawthorne. He’s got a classic soul n’ funk sound that even your parents might appreciate. And in this case, that’s not a bad thing. “Maybe So, Maybe No” channels a time when soul was good n’ funky, catchy and melodious. No production frills, no freakin’ autotuney...
Steph Jones - Shooting Star

Steph Jones – Shooting Star

What is it with major labels scooping up talent and then not doing a damn thing with it – J*Davey, Miguel to name a couple, and in this case – Steph Jones. He was signed to DTP/Def Jam for about 5 minutes but now he’s a free agent again. Hating that played-out vocal effect on...