GRAVEZ – YOUTH

‘Youth’ is the first track from Gravez’ upcoming ‘Bury Me’ EP.  The Atlanta producer fills the EP’s first single with layers of bright synths and, strangely hypnotic melodies, and some innocently playful vocal samples that do justice to the track’s title.  ‘Youth’ is every bit as fresh and bold as the accompanying cover art from Hiroshi…

FREDDIE GIBBS & KAYTRANADA – MY DOPE HOUSE

LA label Huh What & Where unite Candadian producer Kaytranada with Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs on new track ‘My Dope House’.  The beat isn’t quite what we’d normally expect from Kaytra, who has clearly catered exclusively for Gibbs, who in turn contributes bars about the age old practice of selling drugs from abandoned property.  Stream below…

TEK.LUN – FA&GS

An acronym for ‘Fuck Around & Get Smoked’, producer Tek.Lun releases new cut ‘FA&GS’.  The track has every bit as much attitude as its title suggests, as the Baltimore beatmaker layers a multitude of bleeps and hi-hats over some huge sounding bass.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

POMO – THE OTHER DAY

Canadian multi-instrumentalist Pomo uses elements of Hip Hop, Electronica and 70s/80s Funk on his new EP ‘The Other Day’ to create something that is at once fresh and interesting, but is so likeable that it has a certain familiarity to it.  With artists like Pomo, Kaytranada and Stwo on their roster, we hope LA label HW&W continue to…

SANGO – I1

In his latest track ‘I1’ [‘I Won’], Sango flips samples from Kaytranada’s ‘Killa Cats’ and Mr. Carmack’s ‘Blackbirds’ to create a seriously hard beat.  Mixing the the principal melody from Kaytra’s ‘Kaytra Todo’ album with Carmack’s buzzing electronics is a stroke of genius, perfectly combining the sinister daintiness of the former with the brute force…