• LISTEN – Keys N Krates “Glitter” + Tour Announcement

    The Toronto-based electronic act draw away from the darkness with a new deep twilight groove featuring intoxicating vocals over smooth synths and a pulsating bass. The future disco-sounding track is one of the first tracks that is featured on the trio’s debut album, Cura.
  • LISTEN — Rhye’s “Count To Five” + Tour Dates

    “We’ve spent the last few years on the road translating the Woman album from a bedroom project into a full live experience. With Blood, it’s been the opposite process; the music and sounds were really born out of the live environment and are built for performance.”
  • NEWS — Anchor FM Is Coming

    Anchor is a startup that is looking to change that with its app that makes it easy to record and distribute content. Anchor also has a discovery platform, which allows users to find audio across categories like news, sports, music and tech.
  • WATCH — Ezri’s “Be Right Back”

    To win the hearts of hip-hop purists, Ezri unleashed his video “be right back,” which showcases his precociousness on the mic. The stirring visual finds Ezri entrapped in some troublesome activities with his boys. While he desperately tries to decipher what’s right and wrong, he ultimately follows his heart.
  • WATCH – joji’s “Demons”

    joji has shared a video in support of his song “Demons.” It is nothing short of unusual, but what would expect from the artist behind Filthy Frank. “Demons” is taken from joji’s excellent EP In Tongues, and it follows the release of lead single “Will He.” That too received an immersive visual treatment.
  • WATCH – Odesza’s “Across The Room” ft. Leon Bridges

    Odesza released a soul-warming music video for “Across The Room.” Just try not to smile as you watch Leon Bridges shimmy his way through a backyard barbecue. Get cozy and click here to watch.
  • READ – St. Vincent’s Masseducation + Tour Dates

    "...the truth is that Clark doesn’t need to show her face on MASSEDUCTION; her vitality is implanted on every note of the collection. For once, the listener doesn’t need help drawing the connection from the artist they hear to the artist they see. Or, maybe, Clark is drawing attention to the fact that this album presents a new side to her.”

Recent News

STREAM – Electric Wire Hustle – ‘If These Are The Last Days’

June 3rd, 2014


Electric Wire Hustle have released a stream of their new EP ‘If These Are The Last Days,’ on Okayplayer Record‘s website. The new EP is the precursor to their upcoming sophomore LP, titled ‘Love Can Prevail,’ which is due out September 8 of this year. Listen to the full stream, including two remixes by Flaco and Eliphino, below!

WATCH – deM atlaS – ‘All We Got’

June 3rd, 2014


deM atlaS has released his very first Rhymesayers single, titled ‘All We Got.’ The song was written and produced by deM atlaS, and the official music video was directed by EJ Films. Watch the video below, and purchase the song on iTunes here!

Toumani & Sidiki Diabate #1 on CMJ New World + Tour Dates

June 1st, 2014


Toumani and Sidiki Diabate, the new father-son Kora playing duo, have reached the number 1 spot on the CMJ New World charts this week. Be sure to see them play live if they are touring near you. Check below for all the upcoming US tour dates!

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09.24.14 – Brooklyn, NY – Academy Of Music
09.26.14 – Los Angeles, CA – Royce Hall
09.27.14 – San Francisco, CA – Miner Auditorium
09.28.14 – Stanford, CA – Bing Concert Hall
10.01.14 – Durham, NC – Reynolds Theatre
10.03.14 – Arlington, VA – Spectrum

Hundred Waters Announce North American Summer Tour

May 31st, 2014


On May 27th, experimental pop outfit Hundred Waters will release their new album, ‘The Moon Rang Like a Bell,’ via OWSLA. In anticipation, they’ve lined up an extensive North American summer tour. Their summer tour kicks off on June 22nd at Club Dada in Dallas and includes festival sets at Bunbury, Pitchfork, and Capitol Hill Block Party.

Hundred Waters 2014 Tour Dates:
06/22 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
06/23 – Austin, TX @ Red 7
06/24 – Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
06/25 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jack’s
06/26 – Tallahassee, FL @ The Side Bar Theatre
06/27 – Gainesville, FL @ High Dive
06/28 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
06/30 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre
07/01 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
07/02 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
07/03 – Washington, DC @ DC9
07/05 – Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands
07/06 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
07/08 – Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
07/09 – Toronto, ON @ Drake Underground
07/11 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bunbury Music Festival
07/12 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Mo Pop Festival
07/13 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement
07/15 – St. Louis, MO @ Luminary
07/16 – Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar
07/18 – Chicago, IL @ Pitchfork Music Festival
07/20 – Chicago, IL @ TBA
07/21 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
07/24 – Vancouver, BC @ Media Club
07/25 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
07/26 – Seattle, WA @ Capitol Hill Block Party
07/29 – San Francisco, CA @ Independent
07/31 – Los Angeles, CA @ Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock

LISTEN – Lone – ‘2 Is 8’

May 30th, 2014


Lone released the first single off his upcoming album, ‘Reality Testing.’ The new LP is due out June 16 via R&S Records. The single, titled ‘2 Is 8,’ shows off the new hip-hop-minded style that the producer has begun to explore. Listen to the new song below!

Pre-order ‘Reality Testing’ on iTunes here!