hip-hop

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. Not sure why this dude isn't everywhere by now -- he would have been huge in the good old blog …
Toro y Moi drops new album/mixtape Samantha on his instagram
Toro y Moi just dropped a new hip-hop record/mixtape called Samantha, featuring collabs with Washed Out, Rome Fortune, Nosaj Thing, Kool AD, and more, via a link to dropbox on his instagram. Go grab it + check the tracklist after the jump:
download:
Toro y Moi :: Samantha .zip
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…
listen to Recycle Culture’s magical Trapped Goddess EP
One of the most versatile producers/composers currently doing it returns with his first official release of the year, a stunning new EP called Trapped Goddess. Immerse yourselves in the beautiful, soothing "ambient leftfield hip-hop" vibes below, and download it here...
8-bit hip hop
Starring Jay-Z, Chamillionaire, Kanye, Luda, etc., and an amazing 8-bit version of T.I.'s "What You Know" that's somehow just as massively anthemic as the original, and would've worked SO well over the end credits on Mike Tyson's Punch-Out. Seriously, sync it up…