Archives: June 2014

WATCH – Open Mike Eagle – ‘Doug Stamper (Advice Raps)’

June 24th, 2014

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On the heels of his highly touted ‘Dark Comedy‘ LP, released last week via Mello Music Group, Los Angeles-based, Chicago-bred ‘art rapper’ Open Mike Eagle drops a video for ‘Doug Stamper‘ featuring Hannibal Buress. The video was shot, directed, and edited by Tamara Wofford with additional camera work by Deshaun Asberry. Watch it below!

WATCH – Hundred Waters – ‘Out Alee’ + Tour Dates

June 24th, 2014

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Hundred Waters have shared the video for ‘Out Alee‘, which appears on their new album ‘The Moon Rang Like a Bell‘. Directed by Alex Warren and produced by Yours Truly, it includes performance footage from Hundred Waters’ album release party/festival in Arcosanti, Arizona in May. The audio combines the live and album versions of the song. Featured on Pitchfork, watch the video below!

Check out their full summer tour schedule below the video!

06.22.14 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada
06.23.14 – Austin, TX – Red 7
06.24.14 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s
06.25.14 – New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jack’s
06.26.14 – Tallahassee, FL – The Side Bar Theatre
06.27.14 – Gainesville, FL – High Dive
06.28.14 – Orlando, FL – The Social
06.30.14 – Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
07.01.14 – Atlanta, GA – The Earl
07.02.14 – Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
07.03.14 – Washington, DC – DC9
07.05.14 – Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands
07.06.14 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair
07.08.14 – Montreal, QC – Il Motore
07.09.14 – Toronto, ON – Drake Underground
07.11.14 – Cincinnati, OH – Bunbury Music Festival
07.12.14 – Sterling Heights, MI – Mo Pop Festival
07.13.14 – Columbus, OH – The Basement
07.15.14 – St. Louis, MO – Luminary
07.16.14 – Louisville, KY – Zanzabar
07.18.14 – Chicago, IL – Pitchfork Music Festival
07.21.14 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry
07.24.14 – Vancouver, BC – Media Club
07.25.14 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
07.26.14 – Seattle, WA – Capitol Hill Block Party
07.29.14 – San Francisco, CA – Independent
07.31.14 – Los Angeles, CA – Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock

WATCH – Atmosphere On Conan O’Brien

June 24th, 2014

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Atmosphere performed on Conan O’Brien last Thursday night as the musical guest for the show. The duo performed ‘Kanye West‘ from their latest album ‘Southsiders,‘ which came out earlier this year on Rhymesayers Entertainment. Watch the performance below!

LISTEN – Lone – ‘Aurora Northern Quarter’

June 23rd, 2014

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Lone released the second single off his upcoming LP, ‘Reality Testing.’ The new album is due out June 16 via R&S Records. The single is titled ‘Aurora Northern Quarter,’ and shows his new emphasis on house and hip-hop beats. Listen to the new song below!

LISTEN – Asher Roth On Vocalo’s The MusicVox

June 23rd, 2014

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Asher Roth took time out of his busy schedule to sit down with Jesse Menendez of Vocalo‘s The MusicVox to talk about his latest album ‘RetroHash‘. It’s an album Asher says was motivated by the freedom of being an independent artist. Listen to the full interview below!

Purchase ‘RetroHash’ on iTunes here!

WATCH – Zara McFarlane – ‘Move’

June 20th, 2014

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Zara McFarlane has released this video for her song ‘Move‘ off her latest album release, ‘If You Knew Her.’ The new LP is out on Brownswood Records, her sophomore album on Gilles Peterson‘s record label. The ‘Move’ remix by Atjazz is also available to hear on SPIN. Watch the video below!

Souls Of Mischief Announce New Album

June 19th, 2014

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Souls of Mischief announced that they are releasing a conceptual collaboration with renowned producer and multi-instrumentalist Adrian Younge entitled ‘There Is Only Now‘ on Adrian’s newly launched record label, Linear Labs on August 26th, 2014. The new album has features from other hip-hop legends such as Snoop Dog and Busta Rhymes. Read the SPIN article on this exciting new LP here!