B-Wave is back in Brooklyn TONIGHT (Friday, July 12th, 2013)
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B-Wave is back in Brooklyn TONIGHT (Friday, July 12th, 2013)

The InStereo crew (Engine, Yellowtail, and Jun Bug) are back at Brooklyn Stable in Williamsburg for the open format, “funk fusion” party we call B-Wave. Tonight we’re blessed to host special guests Zero Chaser (Bagbak Records), DJ Critical (Surreal Soundscapes), and Zona Tapes (Paxico Records). The soundtrack will span genres, cultures, time zones, and time … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: MeLo-X – “Mojitos and Little Dragon” (Prod. by Abjo)
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NEW MUSIC: MeLo-X – “Mojitos and Little Dragon” (Prod. by Abjo)

Here are new sounds from Brooklyn, NY’s MeLo-X, laid down over a beat by Cali producer Abjo. Me thinks you’ll like the sound of this. You may even take extra delight from knowing that MeLo not only dropped verse, but also recorded, mixed, and mastered this joint. “Mojitos and Little Dragon” will be coming out … Continue reading

Music from “Black Radio Recovered”  – “Twice” Ft. Solange x The Roots, “Dillalude #2”, + Another Dope Joint
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Music from “Black Radio Recovered” – “Twice” Ft. Solange x The Roots, “Dillalude #2”, + Another Dope Joint

Robert Glasper and his band (Robert Glasper Experiment) have been having an amazing year since the critically acclaimed release of “Black Radio” in February. The album is arguably going down in history as both a hip-hop and jazz classic. To even further extend Black Radio‘s life on music players and playlists, RGE just released the … Continue reading

BlackHouse (Georgia Anne Muldrow X DJ Romes) – The Blackhouse
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BlackHouse (Georgia Anne Muldrow X DJ Romes) – The Blackhouse

As part of the MMG Instrumental Series, MMG just released a dope new project from producer Georgia Anne Muldrow and DJ Romes (of Lootpack), who’ve teamed up to form a group called BlackHouse. Their brand new album out today is called “The Blackhouse” and is full of some seriously creative, soulful, and, most importantly, funky … Continue reading

(NEW) MUSIC From DJ Vadim: “Vah Vaow”, and “Control 2012”, “Don’t Be Scared” On Sale Now!
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(NEW) MUSIC From DJ Vadim: “Vah Vaow”, and “Control 2012”, “Don’t Be Scared” On Sale Now!

DJ Vadim‘s new album, “Don’t Be Scared”, is available now and if you heard its first two singles, there’s a good chance you already know it’s worth buying. ¬†Though it maybe unnecessary, here’s a couple more joints for added incentive: “Vah Vaoh”, which is on the album and features Heidi Vogel, and “Control 2012”, which … Continue reading

Watch the (Gentle) Beast that is Reggie Watts Rip-up AfroPunk Fest 2012
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Watch the (Gentle) Beast that is Reggie Watts Rip-up AfroPunk Fest 2012

If You didn’t know that Reggie Watts is a one-man monster of creativity, then you know now. Or, know after you watch this footage recorded during his amazing set at this past weekend’s AfroPunk Festival. More performance highlights are on-deck, which may feature more from Reggie’s show (the one at AfroPunk 2012, not that Comedy … Continue reading

FREE CONCERT TONIGHT: Robert Glasper Experiment and Lalah Hathaway at Marcus Garvery Park
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FREE CONCERT TONIGHT: Robert Glasper Experiment and Lalah Hathaway at Marcus Garvery Park

If you have yet to hear or see the Robert Glasper Experiment perform their amazing fusion of jazz, hip-hop, soul, and even alternative, now’s your chance to join in on the fun times. Obviously, the quickest and easiest way to watch and hear the ensemble is to check out the embedded videos below. The first … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Cody ChesnuTT – “That’s Still Mama”
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NEW MUSIC: Cody ChesnuTT – “That’s Still Mama”

After a ten year break, Cody ChesnuTT is preparing tp release a new full-length album. The new project, “Landing On A Hundred”, should finally satisfy all those who wondered why they haven’t heard from this unique musician since his genre-defying double album, The Headphone Masterpiece. Like that classic, Cody is self-releasing the new joint, which … Continue reading

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New Mixtape (Download and Stream): Chin Injeti – “Peoples”

Wandering Worx, a Vancouver-based Canadian music and film company has released a really dope, FREE mixtape put together by grammy award-winning producer Chin Injeti titled Peoples. The name reflects the project’s theme, which is to pay tribute to all those who have inspired, or been inspired by, Injeti. The album is multi-dimensional in-terms of genre, … Continue reading

New Music from Elle Varner – I Don’t Care
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New Music from Elle Varner – I Don’t Care

Here’s Elle Varner’s latest song, “I Don’t Care”. If you’ve never heard this talented singer’s music, this track serves as a perfect introduction to her sound. If you need to hear more from Elle before you can officially fall for her music, listen to her mixtape, Conversational Lush (download via datpiff or another mixtape source). … Continue reading