Jun 14

AR’s network television debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (with Yo La Tengo as his band!!).  Party over here, I’ll be over there…

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Feb 18


Aesop Rock’s new album, The Impossible Kid, will be out April 29th on Rhymesayers.  Album artwork is an Alex Pardee creation.  Some tracks feature Philly band Grimace Federation.

Track Listing:

01 Mystery Fish
02 Rings
03 Lotta Years
04 Dorks
05 Rabies
06 Supercell
07 Blood Sandwich
08 Get Out of the Car
09 Shrunk
10 Kirby
12 Lazy Eye
13 Defender
14 Water Tower
15 Molecules


The first single is “Rings”.  Video directed by Rob Shaw.

via Pitchfork.

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Dec 11

lbkickstarterLyrics Born is one of the hardest working people we know…he’s been at it for 23 years and released 8 albums and 7 mixtapes.  He’s compiling it all in a Greatest Hits package to be released in the Spring, but he is doing a Kickstarter to gather the funds to press up some special copies.  Hop over to check out the pledge packages and the new exclusive song:


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Dec 10

Behind the scenes look at the making of Kero One’s new album, Reflection Eternal, with appearances by Blu, Jeff Bernat, Brandun Deshay, Spazzkid and more.  The album drops on December 15th.

CD/Vinyl @


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Nov 13

Freddie Gibbs brought the heat this week, dropping two new tracks. “Extradite” features Black Thought over a Nautilus beat by Mikhail.   “Packages” track is  by Tarentino of 808 Mafia featuring ManMan Savage.  The new album, Shadow of a Doubt,  is out November 20th.

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Oct 30

dillatronicNew Dillatronic limited vinyl now available!  Over 40 instrumentals with a decidedly electronic feel.  Limited run of 2,000…the covers also glow in the dark.  Available now in the shop.

Sample the tracks which are streaming on Soundcloud.

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Jul 09

Always happy when something like this hits our inbox…DJ Center & Footlong Development teamed up to release a new 7″ from Prince and Quantic band member Sly5thAve. Live dancefloor cover of Bruno Mars’ Uptown Funk.  Check it.

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Jul 01

The new video from Kendrick Lamar for “Alright” was filmed in the Bay with lots of local details.  The perfect narrative for this song.

“I remember you was conflicted, misusing your influence. Sometimes I did the same. Abusing my power–full of resentment, resentment that turned into a deep depression…”

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Jun 17

Lots of great musicians trying to get their next projects off the ground:

Rob Swift:

and Blackalicious (3 days left!):


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Apr 22

De La sprinkle a little new music (produced by G_Force, featuring Nas) while they ready their next release.  It reached its goal in 24 hours, but there’s still time to support their Kickstarter and get some exclusive goods.

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