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polaroids: Avalon Lurks | Los Angeles


Avalon Lurks | Forest Lawn, Glendale, CA | shot by Faith Silva:

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listen to Flamingosis’ new LP Bright Moments


We featured a couple of tracks from this thing in our June 2016 mix, but it's worth noting that New Jersey producer Flamingosis' stellar, sample-based new full-length Bright Moments is officially out now...

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J Dilla’s Donuts turns 10 this week, Stones Throw reissuing original LP cover


One of the greatest hip-hop records of all time turns 10 this week, and Stones Throw will re-issue Dilla's Donuts with its original, long out-of-print Jeff Jank "drawing" cover (pictured above):

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stream J Dilla’s Dillatronic


40+ rare instrumentals from the legend, out this week. Pre-order Dillatronic here.

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premiere: Botany – Jotu


"Low-end might be associated with thunder, or the sound of a mother's heartbeat as heard from inside the womb, or an approaching stampede, or earthquake. Low-end generally indicates something bigger and more powerful than you"BotanyDimming Awe, The Light is Raw is the expansive new full-length from DFW native and current Austin resident Spencer Stephenson, aka Botany...

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listen to Korallreven’s A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes mix


New mix from Swedish duo Korallreven, featuring Dilla, Earl Sweatshirt, Daft Punk, fka Twigs, A. G. Cook x OPN, Sade, and of course, Cinderella (+ more). Tracklist after the jump...

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watch a brilliant unofficial video tribute to Dilla’s Donuts LP


Listen to Donuts with a new level of appreciation, as Dilla's masterpiece is lovingly set to visuals featuring super obscure clips of much of the record's sample source material intertwined with other fitting found footage...

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download De La Soul + J Dilla’s Smell the DAISY mixtape

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De La Soul x J Dilla – Dilla Plugged In


mp3: Black Milk – “Computer Ugly Ugly / Why Worry”


Fresh off one of the year's best hip-hop singles to date, Detroit's Black Milk is set to drop one of the very few essential Record Store Day releases from this year's selection, in the form of his vinyl-only Synth or Soul 12"...

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