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Hear What I See - Anthony Valadez Mix

Hear What I See – Anthony Valadez Mix

Some more tasty selections from the mind and record bag of Anthony Valadez. Streaming player below…. Tracklist: **Intro w/ Phontae (Little Brother/The Foreign Exchange** SBTRK & Sampha – Livin Like I Do Nina Simone – Funkier Than A Mosquitos Tweeter Ifan Dafydd – No Good Joy Division – She’s Lost Control Fantastic Mr. Fox –...
Bug - Cosmic Lab / 20 Winks

Bug – Cosmic Lab / 20 Winks

Music blog Jus’ Like Music has launched a record label and the first release is from this London bloke named Bug. The digital single, which is free to download, is Cosmic Lab b/w 20 Winks and both tracks display a nice line in galactic soul beats. Check out the choons below and download away! Definitely...
Flying Lotus - Quakes

Flying Lotus – Quakes

New Flying Lotus tracks are always welcome and this one is no exception (spotted at Urb). Preceding his upcoming Warp release Cosmogramma scheduled for May, “Quakes” brings you some classic Flying Lotus flavor. This particular track will not be on the album, but can be found on the Warp compilation 2010. You can take a...
Little Dragon - 1-O.A.K. Remix of Blinking Pigs

Little Dragon – 1-O.A.K. Remix of Blinking Pigs

Hot damn. This track is like, whoa. Seriously though, 1-O.A.K. did a ridiculous job of turning Little Dragon’s “Blinking Pigs” into a beautiful, hip-hop n’ jazz inflected head-nodder. 1-O.A.K, is Oakland’s Brandon McFarland – a vocalist, musician and producer who is part of the Bay Area Collective the Honor Roll. He entered this remix, titled...

The Roots – How I Got Over – Video

So this video is hella (in internet time) old, ie. more than a week, I know this, but I’ma post it anyway ‘cos I’m clearly not hung up on being the first on everything. The Root’s next album How I Got Over was supposed to come out late last year but has been pushed back...
Jack Splash - King of the Beats Mixtape

Jack Splash – King of the Beats Mixtape

Jack Splash returns with another free album download. This one is significantly better than the previous freebie, Heir To The Throne,  and demonstrates his production chops. I’m curious as to how his official album will sound. He seems to have ditched the funk-soul persona in favor of a more ‘gully’ (remember that word?!) hip-hop persona....

Rita J – No Regrets – video

Rita J drops her first single from her Artist Workshop album on All Natural. “No Regrets” is good, solid hip-hop with a nice beat that Rita J spits all kinds of fire over. Definitely makes me want to check out the album which features production from Black Spade, Kenny Keys, Yuani, Rashid Hadee, Tre Styles,...
Chicken George Ropeadope Mix

Chicken George Ropeadope Mix

DJ Chicken George has put together another of his lovely ‘jazztronica’ mixes for the Ropeadope folks. As you can see from the tracklist below, CG is a master of mixing up the styles in a potent blend of soulful hip-hop and electronica. CG stays busy with a hectic DJ-ing schedule and releasing music worldwide, such...