KNXWLEDGE – HUD DREEMS

Los Angeles-based beatmaker Knxwledge makes his Stones Throw Records debut with ‘Hud Dreems’, a twenty six track Instrumental collection that fuses Hip Hop and Jazz with the very best of them.  The young stand-out from the LA beat scene has already produced for the likes of Kendrick Lamar and Joey Bada$$ [on ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ and…

LION BABE – MOVE ON UP [CURTIS MAYFIELD COVER]

The sultry sound of LA duo Lion Babe is currently becoming a household among fans, irrespective of their preferred genre.  Their latest release sees them show allegiance to their roots in Soul music, with a cover of Curtis Mayfield’s 1970 classic ‘Move On Up’.  A slight touch of electronic production from Lucas Goodman brings the track…

GALLANT – TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP

Los Angeles enigma Gallant releases another new track ‘Talking In Your Sleep’, despite his first ever public performance not taking place until June.  The singer enlists the production talents of Vancouver’s STINT, who provides a fresh, shimmering accompaniment to his delicate, whispering vocals.  Gallant’s sophomore LP [which may or may not be titled ‘Neurophysi_’] is due for…

DEATH GRIPS – ON GP

After an original video featuring the band sat in side the echo chamber of Studio 1, Sunset Sound Recorders in Los Angeles surfaced earlier this week, but Death Grips have now shared a second video for new track ‘On GP’.  This time around, an as-yet identified man walks the streets performing magic tricks.  The track as an aggressive, Noise Rock assault,…

GREAT DANE – GREAT DANE LP

Los Angeles producer Great Dane releases his self-titled debut LP this week, an instrumental fusion of Hip Hop, Trap and Electronica straight from the West Coast beat scene. Real name Dane Morris, the 23-year old creates lush beatscapes, the likes of which Bonobo would be proud, but with that forward-thinking, DIY edge for which TeamSupreme are famed.  Stream…

LIL HERB X EARL SWEATSHIRT – KNUCKLEHEAD

Chicago upstart Lil Herb and Odd Future’s Earl Sweatshirt star on ‘Knucklehead’, a new track released courtesy of Red Bull. The track is fourth in a serious of 20 in their “Red Bull 20 Before 15 series”.  You can download all tracks in the series for free at redbull.com/20before15.  ‘Knucklehead’ is produced by Earl, and sees…

FRANK OCEAN – MEMRISE

  Frank Ocean revealed back in April that he was busy in the studio, working on the follow-up to 2012’s ‘channel ORANGE’.  This meant that we spent the whole of the Summer on tenterhooks, waiting for some new material from the LA vocalist.  Frankie ends the drought with new track ‘Memrise’, released via his Tumblr,…