Madlib mixes aren’t smooth. He is a bug out DJ, a trickster out to lay traps. His blends can be smooth, but usually not. They’re more apt to take you on a tour of his mind, which can get as cluttered and stoned as his studio. For some people, this is a detriment. They want… Continue reading »
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YANP favorites Oregon Bike Trails changed their name to Cayucas not long ago. Next week they’re releasing a new 7″ of “Cayucos” on Secretly Canadian, the same label who’ll be releasing their debut album next year. Given th…
On its most recent episode, the British show Later With Jools Holland played host to a couple of women without much in common besides their tender, huge voices. Jessie Ware, who should really consider touring the U.S. one of these days, gave a powerful rendition of her excellent single “Wildest Moments,” from her Devotion album. [...]
Here’s Meek Mill’s incendiary new clip for “Burn,” the Big Sean-featuring joint that’s getting some serious — wait for it — burn on the radio right now. Also there’s an alligator posted up next to a bottle of Patron, just cuz. DRE Films directs. Watch it below. Dreams & Nightmares is out 10/30 on MMG.
Obviously, we all wish that the ego-driven feud with Andre 3000 would end so that hip-hop legends, Outkast, can get back to producing club bangers, but the recent solo work of Big Boi helps calm those demands (a bit). With help from Ms. Rowland on the chorus, this feel-good R&B number meshes well with the bouncing drum beats. [...]