Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Machinedrum: Diablo (Alarma 2) [DWNLD]



Posted just moments ago, Machinedrum and his Lucky Me family just released this orgasmic opus, not coincidently on Oct 31st, and track entitled Diablo (Alarma 2). You can own it too... just enter your email, and enjoy [via].

Go

H!

DM-1 v3

One of my fave iOS apps has been updated, with some very significant additions. DM-1 v3 is now available in the App Store, w/ the update free for previous owners.

DM1 The Drum Machine, Version 3.0 from Fingerlab on Vimeo.


Updates are as follows, with many having been request by users:

-Samples import (from iPod, microphone, AudioPaste, DropBox & iTunes Folder)
-Time signature
-FX per track
-FX automation
-Pads Ribbon Automation
-Export new features (separated tracks, AAC encoding & DropBox)
-Master volume track
-22 new drum kits

Got an iPad?? Get your hands on DM-1 asap. TOTALLY worth the $3.99.

Enjoy.

H!

Bugseed: Soundcraft [DWNLD]



Tokyo's own Bugseed as been in play for a min. I have some folders of hip hop instrumentals that have been in rotation from the Japanese native, the France's Cascade Records will be adding to that. Soundcraft LP, due out Nov 9th will present more of Bugseed's classic hip hop instrumentals - no nonsense bangers. You can download the below posted teaser to get a taste.


[download]

TRACKLIST:

01- O-hashi 2
02- Re-person
03- Refreshing
04- Clappppppp
05- Heart wave
06- Bugnus
07- stbb 159
08- Psychedelic
09- O-hashi 3
10- Sukeban
11- Flowering
12- Pizza pizza
13- Robooster
14- 169 remix
15- Bedria neo funk
16- Dance upon nothing
17- Drops
18- Echoes

Pre Orders can be made below.

Bigcartel
Bandcamp
Jet Set (Japan)
DiskUnion(Japan)

Enjoy.

H!

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

FL Studio 2: Updated



Been a min since I talked iOS software. Well, here's a treat for the ones who have FL Studio: the new FL Studio 2 is here, and it's a free upgrade for current users. What's new?? Peep the video below.



Updates:

Audio tracks - Import WAV/MP3/AAC/AudioPaste & iPod library.
Wave editor - Cut, trim, normalize, reverse, fade in/out
Multi-tracking - Up to 8 track simultaneous recording
FL Studio Mobile HD - Now a Universal App
iPad retina display - Supported
Dropbox - Export to Dropbox. Import from Dropbox App.
Library - Amped Guitar & Bass pack in the shop
ZIP - Export improved to include all custom instruments, audio recordings and the project

You can scoop FL Studio 2 in the app store.

H!

Elaquent: In This Style 10/6 (ft. Evil Needle)



Out today, the Parallel EP from Elaquent. And he dropped a track from he and Evil Needle entitled In This Style 10/6.



You can get your hands on the Parallel EP from Urbnet. You're in Toronto?? Do recall the release night this week @ Wrongbar w/ Elaquent himself, Sunclef and Memorecks.

Come one come all.

Enjoy.

H!

Monday, October 29, 2012

Flying Lotus: Behind The Scenes Of A/V Show



If you've not seen Flying Lotus' a/v show on his Until The Quiet Comes tour, it's something to behold. At his Toronto show, he told me to make sure I was in the corwd for the start. So I obliged. Wow. Imagine not seeing your audience for nearly the entirety of the show. That's the sacrifice that Flying Lotus and his a/v design team of Dr. Strangeloop and Timeboy made for this cinematic chef d'oeuvre. Listen to Flying Lotus and crew speak on it, and head over to Wired to watch the video. Click on the image above or below. [via]



Check for dates in your city. You'll be happy you went. ;)

H!

Erykha Badu @ Boiler Room x Low End Theory [DWNLD]

I watched it live, and if you missed it - you can relive it yourself.
Erykha Badu was @ the Boiler Room x Low End Theory extravaganza that was set up to celebrate the Flying Lotus release of Until The Quiet Comes.



[download]

Enjoy the sounds of one Ba-doula.

H!

DVA: Fly Juice





Been listening to this one for more than a min.

DVA is back w/ a release on Hyperdub with an EP, Fly Juice. Still with the fresh melodies, still with the ravy bounce in the riddims, still with what seems to be non 4/4 cadence for dancefloor, DVA returns with his signature strain of soul. None more evident than in the title track Fly Juice. Looping chords, adjoining sound efx and samples, all make for a nice orchestration worth of both the DVA and Hyperdub stamp. The rest of the tracklist looks like this, physical and digital.

Tracklist

01. Fly Juice
02. Do It
03. Walk It Out
04. Long Street feat. Big Space
05. Fly Juice (4/4 Dub Mix) (Digital Bonus)
06. Ganja (French Fries Remix) (Digital Bonus)
07. Rumors feat. Inga Copeland (Digital Bonus)
08. Shook (Digital Bonus)

DVA's Fly Juice will be out Nov 20th 2012 in all fine outlets and online.

H!

LeFtO LIVE in Toronto: Friday Nov 16th 2012



The legendary LeFtO from Belgium is set finally set for his premiere in Toronto. Finally. The long time go to cat, EU tastemaker, curator of his own Dour Festival stage, member of the Gilles Peterson Brownswood/Worldwide family and all around renaissance man is taking his taste in music to the Supermarket Friday November 16th 2012.
Getting to know Lefto in a few paragraphs might be tougher than to essentially let you listen to one of the 521 podcasts he's got archived. Do the math.


As part of The Do Right! Music, presenting:

LeFtO (Brownswood, Worldwide, Belgium)
w/ John Kong + mymanhenri
Friday Nov 16th 2012
Supermarket 268 Augusta ave, Toronto.
FaceBook Event Page
$10 adv | lefto.eventbrite.com

Follow them. You may find a discount code for adv tickets ;)

@lefto
@DJJohnkong
@DorightMusic
@mymanhenri

H!

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Pawcut: The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of [DWNLD]



I like these little notices I get in my inbox, this notice coming all the way out from Germany. Nice. Something called The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of by Pawcut.
There are days when I'm just trying to hear samples, chopped, add drum breaks, and period. There's something still lovely about hearing a track that's gone through that process. They're also on the lower end of the tempo scale, creating a complement to the jazz breaks. Either way, enjoy this piece from Pawcut.


It's a free download.

H!

xSDTRK: powDer [DWNLD]

I was trying to find this tweet of mind about bands w/ no vowels. I'll find it. Either way, I got this email about someone out of MTL: xSDTRK. I love mysteries... 1st release of what I hope might be a few more. You guys know I have a penchant for a lovely voice, and hazy electronics.





Enjoy this freebie and stay tuned.

H!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The Stepkids LIVE @ The Drake Hotel Oct 28

Just got this email reminder last night. Stones Throw's Stepkids will in be in Toronto for not one but 2 shows. Thought the 1st one is sold out, they've added a 2nd date, and in my fave venue - The Drake Hotel. Nice. This comes on the heels of their Sweet Salvation EP/12" that I've been quietly bumping.





The Stepkids
Live at the The Drake Underground
Sunday, October 28
Tickets at Ticketweb.ca
Rotate This & Soundscapes
doors 8pm / show 9pm

I'll be giving out a pair of tickets for this show. Keep an eye on my tweets today, as i'll send out a simple question. Good luck.

See you Sunday.

H!

John Talabot Remixes v1



Odd. Just a few weeks ago, I was asking what was happening w/ guys who had gone unseen like Bullion. I knew he makes semi regular appearances on NTS, but still.... Then lo and behold, and email outlining a remix he had coming for John Talabot's rmx 12". Nice. Just as nice was this Kenton Slash Demon remix that will be surfacing as well. Nice nice.





Tracklist:

10" Vinyl
A. Last Land - Kenton Slash Demon Remix
B. Destiny feat. Pional - Bullion Version

12" Vinyl
A When The Past Was Present - Pachanga Boys Purple Remix
B1 When The Past Was Present - Pachanga Boys Red Remix
B2 When The Past Was Present - Pachanga Boys Blue Remix

Looking for these these to drop this week in your finest shops, from the good ppl over at Permanent Vacation.

Enjoy.

H!

Jeedo: Make It Boom b/w Let It All Hangout [VIDEO]

Something out now from Detroit's own Waajeed aka Jeedo, is a my kind of 12". A dope track as a picture disk. No one f*cks w/ them anymore. Well, here's one you might want to hang on the wall. Make It Boom b/w Let It All Hangout is a collaborative release between Jeedo's DIRT TECH RECK label and Spills. 2 instrumental floor bangers featuring those Jeedo kicks and snares that can easily keep the night going, and the ladies glowing. Say Wrd.








And here's a fun video to boot. You gotta lol sometimes. ;) But let's appreciate the true work that went in to creating this piece. Tons of youtubing, drawing it down to something like 50 or so clips of booty shaking to create this edit. Phew. That's tons of work. Shouts to Jeedo for having that discerning eye.



Check your fave local shops for this picture disc, and keep you eyes peeled for the EP that will feature rmxs from Shigeto and Charles Trees.

H!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Label Love v5: Jazz Edition [DWNLD]

The 5th instalment of a fantastic series of music promoting music discovery has emerged with a new edition. the Jazz Edition is just that: a volume of cuts for the jazz minded to enjoy, and for the curious to discover.
Labels involved this time are: Tru Thoughts Recordings, Impossible Ark Records, Gondwana Records, Jazzman Records, Edition Records, Katalyst Entertainment, Revive Music Group, and Basho Records. A perfect compilation, esp for today - if you're in Toronto (rain).





Enjoy.

H!

Monday, October 22, 2012

TNGHT: LIVE in TORONTO Nov 29th 2012

Updated.

So Toronto, you've now heard. It's true. And if you're not heard, it's true. ;)
It all started when I got an email from Hudmo saying he was longing to come back to Toronto. A few emails later, we were able to confirm the ONLY CANADIAN date from the most desired duo: TNGHT.
Lunice & Hudson Mohawke, both of whom fly the Lucky Me flag have been officially joined at the hip as TNGHT just under 1 yr, but have fostered a dizzying desire for all to convene at the dancefloor, taking in their brand of big bass, rattling bins, and making pretty girls go bonkers. Say wrd. The press has been lining up, praising the band, but this is something that a few of us knew already. ;)
So it's my pleasure to announce, the exclusive Canadian premier of Lucky Me/Warp act TNGHT, live in Toronto.



Union Event x Mansion x 92BPM present:

TNGHT (Hudson Mohawke x Lunice) LIVE - Exclusive Canadian performance
w/ badbadnotgood & mymanhenri
Thursday Nov 29th 2012 | Opera House | 735 Queen St East
Toronto
Online tickets: Eventbrite | Ticketmaster
Physical tickets: Soundscapes | Rotate This | Play De Record
FaceBook Event Page

Tickets officially go on sale @ 10.00am EST Friday Oct 26th


And to set the tone, here's a TNGHT mix that was done a few moons ago, for all to enjoy. Scoop it if you don't have it yet.


[download]

1. John Carpenter – "Back to the Pod (Version 2)"
2. SpaceGhostPurrp – "Get Yah Head Bust"
3. Dj Zirk – "Lock Em In Da Trunk (Chopped & Screwed Tommy Kruise Remix)"
4. Lil Ugly Mane feat. Denzel Curry – "Twistin'"
5. Jackie Chain feat. Bun B & Big K.R.I.T. – "Parked Outside"
6. Lady Bee – "Hard Like a Criminal"
7. Dj Squeeky & Tha Family – "Death to You Playa Hata"
8. Snoop Dogg feat. Master P – "Snoop World"
9. Lunice – "Youngin (Paper) (forthcoming LuckyMe)"
10. TNGHT – B"ugg'N (forthcoming Warp X LuckyMe)"
11. 2Chainz feat. Drake – "No Lie"
12. Lunice – "Believe Dat (forthcoming LuckyMe)"
13. TNGHT – "Ridin Up"
14. Chief Keef feat. Kanye West, Pusha T, Big Sean & Jadakiss – "I Don't Like (Remix)"
15. TNGHT – "Goooo (forthcoming Warp X LuckyMe)"
16. GOOD Music – "Mercy x Furnace"
17. Hudson Mo – "Chimes"
18. Sasha Go Hard – "I'm Hotta"
19. Zebra Katz x Boyfriend – "Winter Titty"
20. Decibel – "GAP"
21. TNGHT – "Bounce Hitum"
22. Waka Flocka Flame – "Rooster in my Rari (TNGHT official remix)"
23. TNGHT – "Higher Ground (forthcoming Warp X LuckyMe)"
24. Stabber – "Torsion Force"
25. S-Type – "Billboard (forthcoming LuckyMe)"
26. TNGHT – "Go Get Busy (forthcoming Warp X LuckyMe)"
27. Zodiac – "Girlgirlgirl"
28. John Carpenter – "Over the Wall"

Be sure to follow the crew:

TNGHT
badbadnotgood
mymanhenri
The Union
Mansion

See you Nov 29th.

;)

H!




Elaquent Release Party: Nov 01 2012, Wrongbar

Another release from Elaquent coming from Urbnet later this month, Oct 30th to be precise. Parallel will be dropping as an EP, added with a 7" to support the release and his fans have been eagerly waiting. Well, to celebrate all of that, we have a release party all set to go.



92BPM presents:

Elaquent PARALLEL EP Release Party

Elaquent
SUNCLEF, MEMORECKS & mymanhenri
Thursday Nov 01 2012
WRONGBAR 1279 Queen St West
$5 before 11p. 930p doors.
Facebook Event page.

Along to celebrate the night, will be long time friend and associate Sunclef, Memorecks and mymanhenri on deck. Will be a fantastic night of that low end, and hi fi.

See you Nov 01.

Tell a friend, bring another.

H!




Do Right 10 Yrs presents: Gilles Peterson (BBC)

Many of you knew this already, others have been chatting away about it, but it's all official. Gilles Peterson will be joining us in Toronto for what certainly will be a very memorable night of music and merriment. He comes to celebrate the 10 yrs of great music by Do Right Music, who Gilles supported very early in their your career. Now, 10 yrs, later, he comes to toast ten solid yrs of soul, funk, latin and hip hop.
Tickets have been moving for several weeks, but this is the last week to get your advance tickets.



Do Right Music presents:

DO RIGHT! 10YRS
w/ special guest Gilles Peterson
(BBC Radio 6/ Brownswood Recordings, London UK)
+Movement Collective (DJs A Man Called Warwick, Aki, Jason Palma, Nav, John Kong)
Maylee Todd (Live) / The Slakadeliqs (Live) / DJ Catalist
Adv Tickets | FaceBook Event page

See you Friday!

H!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

DAEDELUS: LOOKING OCEAN



Scion AV has released a Daedelus EP, Looking Ocean, adding to that growing catalog they own. The conductor and connoisseur of couture has recorded a 5 track EP which will feature more of Daedelus' brilliant work, much of which you can almost see and hear being performed in his classic re-editing style.
But more importantly, you have guests like Zackey Force Funk, Brainfeeder's Austin Peralta as well as Computer Jay to round off the list.

Endless Sea

[download]

Head over to Scion AV to grab the whole EP.

Enjoy.

H!

Medicine Radio Show feat J-Rocc & Madlib

Ahead of a EU tour that they're currently on, J Rocc and the bad kid Madlib recorded mixes streaming right now, presented by Carhartt. Two part Medicine Radio Show will feature the 1st part mixed by J Rocc, and the 2nd mixed by the thaumaturge himself, Madlib. All together, look about two hours of madness, full of exclusives and gems as always.





Pt1 Tracklist

Stark Reality - All You Need To Make Music
Thomas East - Slipping Around (45 Version)
Kashmere Stage Band - $$ Kash Register $$
York Wilborn’s Psychedelic Six - Wheezin’
Rasela - Pemain Bola
Dayton Sidewinders - Slipping Into Darkness
Freedom Express - Get Down
Lisandro Meza - Shacalao
Luther Davis Group - You Can Be A Star
Co Real Artists - What About You (In The World Today)
The Whitefield Brothers - Joyful Exaltation (feat. Bajka)
The Sound Trek - Walking In The Rain

None for pt2.

Enjoy.

H!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Sixtus Preiss: Samba Feelin Beein This (Cid Rim Remix)



Just dropped yesterday, this great 12" delivered by Sixtus Preiss and the good ppl @ Affine Records is out in stores now and shiny plastic. But as a treat, they've been gracious enough let offer a freebie. The Samba Feelin Beein This (Cid Rim Remix) is out for all to enjoy, and is a wonderfully synthsational edit.


[download]

Cheers.

H!

Happy Bday Alexander Nut: Rinse FM Show



Could it have been any better?? Head of Eglo Records, Ho_Tep and all around good mans got to celebrate his bday doing what might be his fave thing - or maybe 2nd fave. Either way, what we got to enjoy was a birthday celebration live - on the Rinse FM airwaves. Relive the show below, and if you're a libra like he and I? Happy bday (belated or not)

Rinse FM w/ Alexander Nut, Oct 13 2012

[download]

Enjoy.

H!

Hyperdub Show on Rinse FM: Oct 2012



As with every month, Hyperdub had their monthly show at Rinse FM at a new slot, Sunday nights - which I need to remind myself of. Anyhow, featured guest was Machinedrum, 1/2 of Sepalcure, and all world producer of many sounds. Either way, as usual DVA and Hyperdub head master Kode 9 supplied new riddims and rib-tickling. 2hrs solid.

Hyperdub Show on Rinse FM - Oct 2012 feat Machinedrum

[download]

Enjoy.

H!

Lapalux: Some Other Time EP



Out today, the new Lapalux EP. Author of many a banger full of emotional swings and plodding measures, Lapalux returns to Brainfeeder with his 2nd EP Some Other Time. As with this lead single Forgetting And Learning Again ft. Kerry Leatham released a few weeks ago, we sample his ways of creating oeuvres downcast, downtempo, yet somehow delightful.


[download]



Some Other Time by Lapalux is out today and available worldwide of wax and digital.

Lock in.

H!

Monday, October 15, 2012

Sixtus Preiss: Samba Feelin Beein This



Coming from Affine Records, Viennese purveyors of some of the more progressive sounds fusing beats and jazz, comes a new project. Sixtus Preiss, also Vienna based, delivers a new 12" which will feature his own take on jazz for clubs. The big room sound of the Samba Feelin Beein This is something that I could see played at say famed Bimhuis, just like a dancefoor - not an easy feet. Keys, drums, hot melodies, all marry in this musical merriment on this release. Added bonus is a Cid Rim, making this 12" a solid release.



Tracklisting:

01 Samba Feelin Beein This
02 Kation
03 Samba Feelin Beein This (Cid Rim Remix)

Get your hands on this, as it's now in stores @ your local shop. More info.

H!

S3: SUPA SOUL SH*T [VIDEO]

Nice nice.

This is the kinda of work I love to hear. Some fun collaboration that I'm certain will feature something audacious yet still amiable.
Leaked earlier this year, a collab called S3, comprised of crooner Miles Bonny, and the beat concoctions of Brenk Sinatra aka Brenk, will be making it's way to your ears Oct 26th 2012. Supa Soul Sh*t will be just that. And from the sounds of this video teaser, we have a winner.






[download]

Tracklist (LP)

1. S3 Intro
2. Seein Doe
3. Chakal
4. Get This Money
5. Bro Skit
6. Don´t Stop
7. Deeper Skit
8. Sprinkle
9. Chronic Break
10. Dr. Strange
11. All I Know
12. Make Her Smile
13. 10 Minutes
14. Hanging Skit
15. Let It Rain
16. Rain
17. Lystics
18. Really
19. Stars Shine
20. Time Out skit
21. Movin On

Look for more info on this gem from the good ppl at Melting Pot Music.

Enjoy.

H!

Mad Love: Mad Hop vol 5

Something that popped up on my timeline was this Mad Hop comp that has been ongoing, this time in it's 5th incarnation.

Mad-Hop vol.5 (Mad-Love) from Mad-Hop on Vimeo.






There are some familiar names involved, and as usual, new cats entering the game. Either way, enjoy this comp from the good ppl over @ Mad Hop and you can scoop Mad Love now, at a name your price cost. Get it here.

Enjoy.

H!

Friday, October 12, 2012

You'll Soon Know on NTS Live w/ Special Guests [DWNLD]

A few nights back, just popped open a radio app and locked in for You'll Soon Know's radio program on NTS Live. A number of guests were on deck to contribute: Alphabets Heaven, Time Wharp, Howse. Thank the lord I did as we were privy to some exclusives throughout the 2 hrs show. And, better yet, it was archived for those who missed, or simply want to relive the show. There is a download link. ;)



Enjoy.

H!

fLako: Honey Drips



A few days ago, I saw a few posts about fLako and some chatter about his music but positioning him as a new artist. Never deny discovery I say and love to see ppl get their due. Glad to see things coming all together for fLako. Been a min of hard work, with the light at the end of the tunnel seeming distant some days, but it's now time.
Though he had several works floating around, fLako's break out my have been either the Ho Tep release, that featured the slamming Rubies & Diamonds, under his alias of Dirg Gerner, or the Carving Away The Clay EP from PMC. He decidedly added vocals and slowed his tempo in both of these phenomenal EPs.
He's now on schedule to have another release drop from the good ppl at Five Easy Pieces. This Elosure EP will drop Nov 5 2012 and will follow in the foot steps of the sound that he's so well crafted as with the last two releases. Vocals, and some beautifully rhythmic production and melodies that at times feel drawn from his Chilean inspiration. Maybe? Either way, look for this EP to drop soon, and lock in.

fLako - Eclosure (12" Vinyl / Digital)



A1 Honey Drips
A2 Mating Dance
B1 Lion's Mane w/ Dirg Gerner
B4 Eclosure



Hit up Five Easy Pieces for more info.

H!

Nick Storring



Set to perform at the X Avant Festival at the Music Gallery will be Toronto's Nick Storring. The trained cellist who considers himself "a bit of tough act to follow" as he sees himself being all over the place musically.
He's written for chamber music ensembles, has produced left abstract electronic music under his own name and has even done beat driven material under as Piège.
At the Oct 18th X Avant Festival event next week, Nick Storring plans to employ the following set up:

cello, voice, electric mandola, Korg Monotron, and other small percussion/ reed instruments being sent through Ableton (and various VSTs/ Max for Live stuff) for processing and looping... I may also bring my Yamaha DX7

Here's a short interview done speaking on his music and style.



Though his live sets have been layered with beats, big sounding with soloist cello parts, he recently has been moving to incorporate more organic feel drawing from the chamber music he's been writing.



Look for Nick Storring to open for Shigeto in Part 1 of the X Avant double feature Oct 18th.

A Mind/Body Split Pt. 1: Shigeto + Nick Storring
Part of the X Avant New Music Festival
CCMC Music Gallery
197 John Street, Toronto, ON
Facebook RSVP

H!

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Kidsuke: SGstep



The buzzing and critically acclaimed collab called Kidsuke (Kidkanevil & Daisuke Tanabe) has leaked another single ahead of the self titled LP. SGstep is a bricolage of a beat, sounds seemingly pulled from all over, set to a bouncy tempo. Take it in. ;)



The Kidsuke LP will be available November 2 2012. You can get all pre order info from Projectmoon Circle.

Enjoy.

H!

Strange U: Scarlet Jungle ft. Shadowstar Boxer

In a bit of an unforeseen move, we have some good ol' rap music coming from the Eglo Records camp. And it is some good ol' rap. Strange U has a 6 track EP ready to drop from the Eglo Records camp on November, and has leaked a video to introduce the world to Strange U.
Scarlet Jungle, a stripped track of a classic drum break and chords features co hort Shadowstar Boxer. It's an ode to how it once was, and not how it currently is. Cue the rap cassette tapes.



Stay tuned.

H!

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Marvin Gaye: What's Going On (Kan Sano Edit)



Japan's Kan Sano decided to tickle the ivory and send out a treat. The accomplished pianist fashioned a sunny day re-edit of a Marvin Gaye classic for all to enjoy.


[download]

Simply, enjoy. ;)

H!

Flying Lotus on BBC's Diplo And Friends



As Flying Lotus settles into album promo mode, starting his tour in the US, he recently submitted a rare mix for the Diplo BBC program and what an oeuvre. 60 mins of gems, from newness, to classic and some exclusives of course. And, as with any high profile guest mix, comes the higher profile rip. And that took no time to surface. Likely by design by Lotus. He ince said that as anything streams online, consider it available. ;) What has been made available as well as the tracklist, which includes a healthy mix of Brainfeeder, and some other fav faves.
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Tracklist:

Flying Lotus Feat. Niki Randa - Getting There
Flying Lotus - Flotus [Unreleased]
Flying Lotus - Zodiac S**t
Flying Lotus Feat. Earl Sweatshirt And Captain Murphy - Between Friends
Flying Lotus - I Don't Know Yet [Unreleased]
Flying Lotus - The Nightcaller
Captain Murphy - The Killing Joke
Posij - Empty Lungs
Flying Lotus - Sultan's Request
AraabMuzik - Outer Limits
Chrissy Murderbot - Girl
Flying Lotus - Putty Boy Strut
Flying Lotus - Pie Face
Flying Lotus - Melt!
Flying Lotus - Binge Eating Without You [Unreleased]
Flying Lotus - See Thru To U
Mono/Poly - Los Angeles
Labrinth - Earthquake (Nosia Remix)
? - Ghosts [Unreleased]
Jay Z & Kanye West - In Paris (Flying Lotus Remix) [Unreleased]
ScHoolboy Q Feat. A$AP Rocky - Hands On The Wheel
Flying Lotus - Dance Of The Pseudo Nymph
The Gaslamp Killer Feat. Amir Yaghmai - Nissim
The Gaslamp Killer Feat. Gonjasufi - Apparitions
The Gaslamp Killer Feat. Adrian Younge And MR - Dead Vets
The Gaslamp Killer Feat. Dimlite - 7 Years Of Bad Luck
Connan Mockasin - Faking Jazz Together
Daedelus & Computer Jay - Flying Sail [Unreleased]
DJ Rashad - CCP
EPROM - 808 Ride [Unreleased]

Download freely, courtesy of these cats.

Enjoy.

H!

Innovative Leisure Presents: Ouroboro



In a new project that Innovative Leisure is setting for late November, Low Limit of Lazersword will be curating a comp targeted to highlight the emerging club and dance floor sound that has grown in maturity and presence. Ouroboro will feature Braille and Machinedrum of Sepalcure, Sweatson Klank, Anenon and Low Limit are of the names included.

Tracklisting:

1. Background Sound – Speak Easy
2. Ghosts On Tape – Sex Chat
3. HxdB & Self Evident – Cloud Turtle
4. Machinedrum – Whatnot
5. Braille – En Route
6. Clicks & Whistles – Tomorrowland
7. Sweatson Klank – You & The Sky
8. Obey City – Nightmare Cafe
9. Anenon – Gelatin Silver (Flutters)
10. Low Limit – Uppercut

Look for more updates soon regarding this comp.

H!

Om Unit Edits Vol.2: Le Singe / Traum

With a monstrous response recorded on the 1st 10" edit, Om Unit returns with a new batch for wax only exclusives. Due out Nov 12th 2012, a set of reworks originally released by a certain Vangelis to add to the ever growing catalog of tracks from one of the busiest RBMA alums out there, Om Unit.



Stay tuned for more deets.

H!

Purity Ring: Belispeak II feat Danny Brown

Fresh from not crossing the Canadian border for a show, leave it do Danny Brown to still f*ck w/ some canadians. Spitting on what has been one of my fave songs, Danny Brown meets Purity Ring for sacrilegious rework of Belispeak form the Canadian duo.



Jury's out on this one. I love the original from Purity Ring and Danny Brown is cool Does this work? On you.

No indication of this dropping anywhere, so I guess cats need to wait for that rip from the impatient cats.

Enjoy.

H!

Monday, October 8, 2012

D33J: Wedidit Producer Inks w/ Anticon



As the Wedidit crew grows in stature as reputation with Shlohmo leading the charge as the flag bearer, we have news of a another signing to announce: D33J.
To celebrate the new engagement, here's a little release of some remixes courtesy of D33J himself, on the house.





Enjoy

H!

Flying Lotus Interview [VIDEO]

On a current pre tour though NYC, days before stating an extensive North Am set of dates that will take him through Toronto next week, Flying Lotus sat with Noisey, and commented on a few items from his new record (of course!), dubstep, and even Drake.



Enjoy.

H!

Pursuit Groove: Got the Power [DWNLD]

A freebie that dropped down the chimney this morning.
Ahead of her performance at the X Avant event Oct 18th 2012 @ The Drake Underground, Pursuit Groove dropped a stripped track of vocals and light percussions.



Enjoy.

H!

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Teebs & Yuk: Estara [DWNLD]

Beautiful. Teebs & Yuk of My Hollow Drum have both contributed a great piece for a forthcoming dublab comp. Light from Los Angeles will feature works persons from all about LA, and notably this collab from RBMA alum Teebs and his My Hollow Drum associate Yuk.



Light from Los Angeles will be released Oct 23rd from Dublab. You can get more info from
Enjoy the free download courtesy of the good ppl pver at the Red Bull Music Academy.
[via]

Enjoy.

H!

Friday, October 5, 2012

Staycen & Koen: Never too late



Something I've been sitting on from one of our fave Dutch dude Koen, is a new collab that he's releasing via Soulection. Collaborator Staycen & Koen has bridged that Atlantic gap in this newest international UN alliance. Foreign Exchange anyone?? We certainly know how fruitful that became, and with previous history here, we have no reason to not expect the same. The 1st single is here for all to download: Never too late



Pls feel free to stream this little teaser as well.



The EP drops on Soulection Oct 15th. STay locked.

H!

Thursday, October 4, 2012

RAS G: Live From SpaceBase Vol.1

A rare mix has emerged from the ASP aka The Afrika Space Program. It's programmer? None other than Ras G himself. Heeding a request from 2 yrs back, he decided to put together a little something right from the US minor outlying islands. As he puts it himself, the track list:

"Started things off with some Archie Shepp on impulse records, played some Dimlite,a new tune by myself, Got into tunes from mitchell Brown,Austin Peralta, played a old Caural track,the homie Take aka Sweatson Klank,played some Gray,my brotha Flying Lotus,the Queen Georgia Anne Muldrow (spacebase exclusive ),my brotha Jeremiah Jae, played some very old Yasin bey, Some Saul Williams and Krs One, a remix of A Tribe Called Quest,my little brotha Teens
Dwight Trible, Madlib,Henry Franklin,Mtume,Sonia Sanchez,Stanley Cowell,Leon Thomas"



Enjoy.

H!

Robert Glasper: The Remix EP



We know that Robert Glasper has that fantastic rmx EP coming dropping Oct 9th. Some of you might have missed some clips of it being played live during the iTunes fetivals a few weeks back.
Either way, what we have coming next week is a fantastic Remix EP had a remix EP is meant to look and sound - all new.



Peep some of the featured guests:

Tracklist:

1. Afro Blue feat. Erykah Badu / 9th Wonder’s Blue Light Basement Remix feat. Phonte
2. Black Radio feat. yasiin bey / Pete Rock Remix
3. The Consequences of Jealousy feat. Meshell Ndegeocello / Georgia Anne Muldrow’s Sassy Geemix
4. Twice / ?uestlove’s Twice Baked Remix feat. Solange Knowles & The Roots
5. Letter to Hermione (feat. Bilal) / Robert Glasper and Jewels Remix feat. Black Milk
6. Dillatude #2

Love that RG is a true hip hop head. Either way, listen to the track posted just about 1 week ago w/ Badu & Phonte



and here's a stream of Dillalue #2. All 9 magnificent mins of it.



Don't forget to grab the Remix EP when it drops next week.

Enjoy.

H!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

S-Type: Billboard EP



Good friends @ Lucky Me are quite busy. It's been a whirlwind last few years and there's no real sign of slowing down.
Now, next in line to come from the famed art n party curators is long time friend and associate, producer S-Type. The accomplished drummer and tickler of keys who comes from a lineage of musicians, 1st got to chop it up on the famed MPC2000 but had since moved to Logic and Pro Tools as weapons of choice. This arsenal and resultant collateral damage has commanded attention from several MCs, with details due A$AP. #funny.



Either way, thew new EP from S-Type is entitled Billboard and will be in stores Oct 16th. It will feature that new brand of sound that has been the riddims of choice: intense, rhythmic w/ tons of bounce. Here's the 1st single from the EP: Walrus ft Budgie



Billboard EP will be out Oct 16th on both wax and digi. Click away for pre-orders. ;)

Enjoy.

H!

Jeremih: Fuck u all the time (Shlohmo Remix)



Been a hot min since I did anything Shlohmo. Not since Mutek have I run into and or spoken to dude. So moments ago as I watched this Low End x Boiler Room, Shlohmo snuck out a track, his usual re interpretations.
This time around, Jeremih is the beneficiary. Taken from his recent mixtape, Fuck u all the time gets that Shlohmo waxing and, you know the rest...


[download]

Enjoy.

H!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Karriem Riggins: 12's in 8 b/w Analog Days 45

In what is another bonus release from Karriem Riggins and Stones Throw, the 45 that is included with the Together LP.
Simply put, another prized piece and a must own for the fans. This 45 includes the revered classic 12's in 8, and track that bewildered listeners from it's 1st appearance yrs ago on that once rare Kaleidoscope mix, then more widely heard on Beat Machine. Years later, this song is still a banger.

But the b-side is what had me most curious and was delivered to the inbox yesterday. Another tight beat from Karriem Riggins on his 3000 (i'll assume). Sharp drums of course, with synth medley looping throughout the track.

Analog Days


Do yourself and favour and scoop this 45 from Stones Throw whilst you still can.

Enjoy.

H!

Push Beats Compilation Vol. 1

Chitown stand up.

In something that dropped recently, Push Beats massive from Chicago are having their say in what may be an overlooked part of town. With pockets of producers springing out outside of LA and EU, it's refreshing to see scenes developing slowly, creating the needed network to allow for comfortable touring dates. Either way, Push Beats have a comp unifying much of their crew, neighbouring friends, exposing the world to their works:





You can stream the LP here, and also download it over on their bandcamp.

Enjoy.

H!

Free The Robots: EP Vol.2



Returning to the scene of the beat and rhyme, Santa Ana's Free The Robots releases EP Vol.2 in a series of EPs, 1st appearing in 2007 (wow). In what was originally unseen and unheard - only on mixes and live dates, FTR decodes to release some of this exclusive material in leading to an EP Vol.3 as we round the corner to 2013, marking a decade of Free The Robots. His mellifluous mélange of all things psych, hip hop, jazz, blues and electronic has been an ode to the classic sample and chop, adding kicks, snare, creating progressive and artful arrangements.
EP Vol.2 and soon to come Vol.3 will explore his past, present and future via these tuneful travels.

Tracklist:

Moonchild (Plant Edit)
Awake or Asleep
Diary (Exile Remix)
Tire Swing
Live in a Dream
Press Power Police

Free The Robots - Diary (Exile Remix)


Free The Robots's EP Vol.2 is available on iTunes now.

H!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Boiler Room LA 008: Low End Theory Edition Oct 2 2012

Boiler Room will be in LA tomorrow, celebrating Flying Lotus' release amongst his very own friends.



Boiler Room LA 008: Low End Theory Edition. Oct 02 2012

Flying Lotus - on his Until The Quiet Comes thing.
Erykah Badu
Daddy Kev
The Gaslamp Killer
Nobody
D Styles
Nocando

Visuals by Brainfeeder's very own Strangeloop.

7p-11p (PST)
10p-2p (EST)
3a-7a (GMT)

Lock in.

H!

Boiler Room NYC 005: RBMA Takeover OCT 8 2012

Boiler Room will be in NYC, taking over the airwaves world wide with an edition that will feature luminaries.



Boiler Room NYC 005: Red Bull Music Academy takeover.

Flying Lotus - on his Until The Quiet Comes tour.
Questlove
Just Blaze
Joey Badass
Flatbush Zombies.

7p-11p (EST)
4p-8p (PST)
12a-4a (GMT)

All of this will be co hosted by the good ppl over by the Red Bull Music Academy.

Make sure you lock in. Should be a good one.

H!

Flying Lotus Listening: Recap

As all of you who came last night, we Toronto had it's Until The Quiet Comes listening party last night at The Drake Hotel. Don't be stuck on the party end, as it was meant to be a amongst friends. The like minded under one roof, to listen to a record that is set to possibly create a new standard in "beat music".
The night was tagged as a night of HiFi and lo lights. The dimly lit room as arranged like a very large living room, with couches spread across the dance floor, and coffee tables placed about to created the desired effect.
After going through a select set of Flying Lotus classic, and right before hitting play on the new record, we were joined by a very special guest:



Flying Lotus took a few mins out of his schedule to conduct a live interview on the giant HD screen (yup), speaking about Until The Quiet Comes, the inspiration, the direction, the guests on the record, the groundswell of anticipation that has been very evident in EU and esp in on this side of the pond... Either way, it was a surprise that no one expected by the sounds of the gasps. But technology is our friend. ;)



After the 15 min chat, he just asked we get fucked up, have a good time and enjoy the record. So we did.

Thanks to all who came out for something that needs to happen tons more. Music listening. Thanks to Flying Lotus for spending a few mins with us. See you in two weeks.

Stay tuned....

Until The Quiet Comes is available today in EU/UK, tomorrow in America.


H!

OHM Podcast: Mr. Beatnick presents Sun Ra



Classic hashtag. #uneasylistening.

A mix for that academic in you, this is will expose you to the genius that was Sun Ra. Mr Beatnick, a RBMA alum, producer, writer and all around renaissance man has put together a mix for One Handed Music. As he puts it:

"Struck by the enormity of the cosmic task at hand, I ended up with snapshots from a range of Ra's work. You have the ballads, the standards, the poetry and the freak-outs all balanced in harmony, just as it was in a typical Arkestra performance, darkness counterpointed with bursts of bright frenetic energy. A lot of focus is on the 70s, partly cause that was a prolific and funky time for the band, partly just cause it's my favourite period. I wish I could have made it 12 hours long and got in all the tracks I wanted to, and the mix wouldn't have been possible without Kirk DeGiorgio and Max Cole who put me on to a ton of these tracks, so this is dedicated to them with astral thanks. There are other worlds they have not told you of, that wish to speak to you."






Tracklist:

Discipline Intro
Outer Spaceways Incorporated
Love In Outer Space
Somebody Else’s World
Mayan Temple
The Antique Blacks
Island In The Sun
There Is Change In The Air
Night Of The Purple Moon
Lanquidity
Space Is The Place
Nuclear War
Journey Onwards
The Cosmic Exploror
UFO
Stargazers
God Is More Than Love Can Ever Be
Strange Worlds
Where There Is No Sun Outro

So download and enjoy the mix, hosted by the good ppl over at One Handed Music.

Cheers

H!

Clark's Originals Presents Tokimonsta Remix [DWNLD]



In another music endeavour, a well known company comes in the fray. Long time shoe supplier for true rootsmen worldwide, Clarks Original is offering a collaborative campaign w/ Trojan Records with a remix project. Renown producers were picked out to remix a Pioneers song Let Your Yeah Be Yeah, and TOKiMONSTA was among the selected. They also shot a short doc, following the 1st lady of Brainfeeder around as she does her thing.



The Pioneers - Let You Yeah Be Yeah (TOKiMONSTA Rmx)


Click over to the Clarks Original site to get your download, free.

Enjoy.

H!
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