ODEENO – FLOWNBR∆N

Italian producer Odeeno releases a new beat tape for Turbo Tape Recordings.  The eighteen track mixtape is the Italian label’s eighth in the current series, with previous editions coming courtesy of the likes of HLMNSRA, Dusty and Toonorth.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

RAEKWON – WE WANNA THANK YOU

After featuring ‘Wishing On A Star‘, ‘Stop Tripping‘ and ‘Footsteps In The Dark‘, we gave up chronicling Raekwon’s weekly #TBT series, figuring that at some point they’d all end up being released as a mixtape anyway.  Although this was lazier than hopping on a load of old Funk and Soul tracks and slapping on the…

COOKIN’ SOUL – SOULMATIC INSTRUMENTALS

Following the original ‘Soulmatic‘ mixtape, on which the Spanish DJ duo teamed up with Nas to pay tribute to ‘Illmatic’, Cookin’ Soul release the instrumental version of the project.  In their own words, the vision for the project was “not to just remix ‘Illmatic’ as such. Actually Soulmatic only contains 4 remixes from the original album… Also…

CHILDISH GAMBINO – STN MTN

Out of the blue tonight comes the new mixtape from Childish Gambino, ‘STN MTN’.  The title is an abbreviation of the Stone Mountain area where Glover grew up, and the tape forms the first part of his ‘STN MTN / KAUAI’ project, the latter half taking the form of an EP.  Hosted by Gangsta Grillz,…

MICK JENKINS – THE WATER[S]

Mick Jenkins’ hotly anticipated mixtape ‘The Water[s]’ is finally upon us, and the thoughtful Chicago-based MC does not disappoint.  The fifteen track collection sees Jenkins expand on themes explored in his previous ‘Trees & Truths’, such as the pursuit of truth and happiness, with real clarity as well as a gift for delivery. Stream the…

CALEBORATE – #THEUSUAL

  Following the superb ‘Anna’s Lament‘, Bay Area rapper Caleborate releases his debut mixtape, #TheUsual.  More similar to an album than a mixtape, the project’s storyline takes centre stage among chilled, washed-out beats.  Caleborate raps with real style throughout, stream below via Bandcamp.

MAC MILLER – FACES

You can download Mac Miller’s new mixtape, ‘Faces’, when you make him a virtual sandwich on oldjewish.com, which makes us very happy.  The tape itself is equally pleasing, filled with hazy beats and featuring the likes of Vince Staples, Earl Sweatshirt, Rick Ross and Sir Michael Rocks.  Head to oldjewish.com to make that sammich and get…