There is a lot of worthwhile music content coming out right now -
way too much for us to cover it all as it happens.
So here’s a place for us to round-up some of the other selections
that we didn’t get a chance to feature on their own
from throughout this past week.
Cuz sometimes I got other shit to do.
“To Repel Ghosts”
Cool new animated video from the Brownswood-signed Gang Colours,
as spotted on Keep On Repeat.
SUPPORT: Gang Colours – The Keychain Collection OUT NOW
“Weekend In The Tropics”
Here’s the first track from TV Dream -
the new EP from FoF’s Groundislava.
When XLR8R debuted the track,
they described it as a sign of Lava’s production maturing
& “departing from 16-bit to, well, 32-bit.”
DOWNLOAD: Groundislava “Weekend In The Tropics”
SUPPORT: Groundislava – TV Dream EP OUT JUNE 26th
“Chain Of Fools”
Its rare these days that I’ll come across a proper House track that I’m really into,
but this new song from Ireland’s Frank B,
as spotted on XLR8R,
is a much-welcome exception.
DOWNLOAD: Frank B “Chain Of Fools”
A Film By Harmony Korrine -
The Black Keys
“Gold On The Ceiling”
That dude Harmony Korrine,
the director of Gummo (you know, the fucked up movie they watch in Belly?)
& who also just recently cast James Franco to play a character based on Riff Raff -
delivers this Harmony-Korrine-as-fuck video for The Black Keys.
I mean… he really Harmony Korrine’d the fuck out on this one.
Along with Teletubby-like dummies of The Black Keys holding themselves
for long periods of time,
the vieo also features the ATL Twins -
a pair of biological twins who share a bed & only sleep with the same girl,
posturing in front of jiggling cheese.
SUPPORT: The Black Keys – El Camino OUT NOW
(prod. Twin Shadow)
I haven’t even been checking for Theophilus like that,
ever since he stopped working w/ Machine Drum
(whose production was always Theo’s saving grace, to me) -
but, Twin Shadow, on the other hand -
has a pretty flawless track record to date.
So here’s this,
as spotted on illRoots.
DOWNLOAD: Theophilus London “Golden”
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
“Man On Fire”
I swear every time I hear the first few seconds of this song,
I think it’s gonna be a Johnny Cash cover -
but in a really good kinda way.
The video feels a little bit like a PSA or maybe a McDonald’s commercial,
but whatever – its still a good song.
SUPPORT: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes – Here OUT NOW
(prod. Jake One)
Wiz is pretty unamazing to me in general,
but this Jake One beat is really dope
& Wiz didn’t get in the way of it.
We’ll take it.
And the Juicy J cameo throughout the whole video alone makes it worth the watch.
DOWNLOAD: Wiz Khalifa “The Grinder”
Supreme Cuts -
For anyone curious about some of the new sounds coming out of Chicago right now
(& if you’re not – you really should get curious) -
production duo Supreme Cuts have made this really dope starter kit mix
featuring tracks from themselves + plenty of their Chi contemporaries,
including The-Drum, Sich Mang, Haleek Maul, and more.
Footwork, hot dogs, & bikinis on top of cop cars?
DOWNLOAD: Supreme Cuts – LRAD Chicago Mix
ALSO SEE: Ad Hoc Feature/LRAD Tracklisting
“The Full Retard”
New one for El-P‘s first single from his just released Cancer 4 Cure album.
It’s like if that show, Greg The Bunny was actually funny.
DOWNLOAD: El-P “The Full Retard”
SUPPORT: El-P – Cancer 4 Cure OUT NOW
“How Did You Get So Mean”
New track from PRTLND band, Charts – as debuted by Into The Woods.
Regarding the song, the band said it
“goes well with make outs and wait for it.. even break-ups.”
No arguments here.
DOWNLOAD: Charts “How Did You Get So Mean”
SUPPORT: Charts – Tease EP OUT JUNE 6th
feat. Wara From The NBHD
(prod. CEEJ & Key!)
Free single from Rome Fortune & CEEJ‘s upcoming Lolo project,
spotted on Steady Bloggin
SUPPORT: Rome Furtune & CEEJ – Lolo OUT JUNE 4th
prod. Rico Beats)
Not really too interested in the “beef” this one is trying to start
(although c’mon… Drake?!? – somebody had to say something!),
but I fucking love this song.
The video didn’t quite capture the dark & ominous feel the track had to me,
but I figured it was still worth including.
DOWNLOAD: Pusha T feat. The-Dream “Exodus 23:1″
Feels Like Home #45:
Another great one from PRTLND-based Into The Woods‘
always awesome Feels Like Home series,
where they cram a bunch of cameras & recording equipment into a Portland’s band home
& let the magic ensue.
This one features Death Songs
performing a re-imagined version of their once folky song, “Ophelia.”
Watch how lead singer Nick Delffs (also of Shaky Hands)
plays the keys & guitar at the same time -
SEE MORE: Into The Woods TV – Feels Like Home
Pete Rock’s Vinyl Collection
Disregarding the nontroversy of T.R.O.Y. Fiasco-gate 2012,
Fuse aired their latest episode in their Crate Diggers series this week,
w/ Pete Rock showing off his home record collection.
I enjoy how annoyed he seems w/ the guy the off-camera interviewer
at a few points during the clip.
ALSO SEE: Crate Diggers Episodes 1 – 4
“20 Zig Zags”
Juicy J’s recent resurgence is a pretty interesting one,
although at times it is sad to see him reduce himself to just barely above a meme.
But whatever, this one’s worth it for the SpaceGhostPurrp production alone.
Ok, and J’s “KEEP COOKIES!!!!!” adlib is pretty classic too.
DOWNLOAD: Juicy J “20 Zig Zags”
Bling47 Breaks – Dilla Edition:
DJ Spinna on Slum Village “Get Dis Money”
(directed by Waajeed)
B47 rolled out its latest episode
in Waajeed’s self-directed & edited Bling47 Breaks series,
still in its “Dilla Edition” of discussing records that Jay Dee had sampled over the years,
this time bringing back recurring guest, DJ Spinna
to give his two cents on the SV classic.
SUBSCRIBE: Bling47 Newsletter