Russ Liquid, the New Orleans based producer, is sure to be one of the next artists to break through within the jam influence, extra heady festival scene of artists. He has been turning out music through Gramatik's Lowtemp label, amongst others, and has been on the road playing live with Gramatik. Well, today he has uploaded a surprising 17 track album on Soundclo8ud which dropped a few years ago on Bandcamp, Foreign Frequency, that he is passing out as a completely free download. The album fuses together jazz and bass elements like never before. Stand out tracks include "Revenge Of The Fingerblaster," "Proud Light" and "Alpha Bravo Echo Zulu" yet the entire thing is worth an in-depth listen. The album has been made available as a free download through live electronic band STS9's record label 1320 Records. Listen below, grab a copy and enjoy!
Russ Liquid – Foreign Frequency | Free Download
Ratatat broke their 5 year silence by releasing the first new song with “Cream On Chrome” on the day of their first live performance of the year at Coachella. We’ve since gotten confirmation of a new studio album Magnifique, which we’ve heard songs "Abrasive" and "Nightclub Amnesia." Well now we don’t have to wait any longer and are treated to the entire 14 track project early thanks to a NPR Music pre-release.
We hear them expand on their unique organic live instrument meets electronic style that they do so well. The project is quality from start to finish upon our first listen and is something we see getting tons of rotation over the next few months.
Listen below to the entire album’s steam and pre-order your copy via XL Recordings ahead of the July 17th release. Enjoy!
Ratatat – Magnifque (Full Album Stream) | Pre-Order on iTunes
The godfather of bass, Bassnectar, has been building hype for his 11th album, Into The Sun and has combined it this year alongside his annual mixtape with Mixtape 13.
The album features previously released songs including the G Jones collaboration "The Mystery Spot," "Into The Sun," and the recent Louis Futon collab "Sideways" ft Zion I, along with many more totalling for 16 total tracks. Ranging from remixes to originals and collabs, this release is impressive from start to finish.
We now get to listen to the entire stream of the album along with a cohesive mixtape of the whole album with some more suprises as well. Listen below to it all and purchase your copy of the album through Bassnectar's web store. Enjoy!
Bassnectar – Into The Sun | Purchase
Bassnectar has just dropped the first 5 tracks from his upcoming “Into The Sun” album, which will be released June 30th via his own music label, Amorphous. In an interview with Rolling Stone Lorin explains "I think of this as a mixtape…like a mixtape you'd make for a lover or friend before they leave on a road trip or something.” The laid back categorization of the album gives the producer much more freedom. As Lorin says he can “under promise and over deliver” and focus on giving the album an “element of sonic euphoria."
In the release Nectar drops off a remix of The Naked and Famous "No Way", where he beefs up song with loads of bass conveying the signature Bassnectar flare. He also gives us a remix of his longtime friend Dorfex Bos self-titled single which is an ode to Lorin’s roots. Lorin also lets us hear three upcoming original songs, the title track “Into The Sun”, “Speakerbox” featuring Lafa Taylor, and a collaboration with Santa Cruz producer G Jones on "The Mystery Spot" which is a shout out to San Francisco
Lorin also confirms with Rolling Stone the collaboration between himself and rock legend Tom Morello will be released following “Into The Sun”. There will also be a free mixtape alteration to coincide with “Into The Sun’s” release.
Source: Rolling Stone
LA to Boulder based artist Kill Paris is not one to fit the mold, always managing to stand out with his unique blend of sexy R&B infused electro-soul. He announced that he was starting his own record label Sexy Eletric Records just last year, and recently announced his debut album Galaxies Between Us set to release on the label. Well now after hearing singles "Space Forest" and "You Don't Love Me No More", we get our hands on the full 9 track album. He works new influences ranging from future bass, dubstep, electro-soul and so much more all deliver in his unique R&B soaked vibe. This album is incredible front to back but one track that really stood out was "Operate" with previous TSIS featured artist Royal on the vocals. To make things better he's made this album available as a complete free download while also being on Spotify and iTunes. So prep your ears for an electro funk rollercoaster ride and grab your copy below. Enjoy!
Kill Paris – Galaxies Between Us | Free Download
One of the electro-soul pioneers, the first artists on the Pretty Lights Music label, and a past member of Pretty Lights when it was a 2 man act, Michal Menert is one of the key players in the electro-soul world. Today we are happy to present to you his latest body of work, and some of his best to date, Space Jazz the album. The 15 track album features a long list of collaborators ranging from Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic, Borham Lee of Break Science, Manic Focus, SuperVision, Paul Basic and many more. The producer takes the listener on a spacey, soul filled journey that should be enjoyed from front to back. We are excited to be bringing you the exclusive premiere of the full stream of the album, and you can grab a free download and also support it on iTunes.
Michal Menert is also set to play his biggest show to date as direct support at Red Rocks this Saturday with Savoy; where he is bringing out his exciting Michal Menert Big Band ensemble which is sure to have the Rocks moving like never before. If you are unfamiliar, Michal will bring out a 12 person "Big Band" to play his entire set in true live form.
Michal Menert – Space Jazz (Full Album Stream) | Free Download
L.A. rap collective Odd Future and their leader Tyler, The Creator have gained a strong following over the past few years and have even expanded beyond music with their annual “Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival” and their Adult Swim show Loiter Squad. Now Tyler has released his fourth studio album titled Cherry Bomb, which is a 13 track album including features from Schoolboy Q, Pharrell, Toro Y Moi, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, and more!
Purchase here via iTunes, and see what Tyler had to say about his project below. The album is now available to stream via Spotify below. Enjoy!
CHERRY BOMB COMES OUT TONIGHT. 9PM CALI TIME ON ITUNES. IM EXCITED. FINALLY MAKING THE MUSIC I LISTEN TO. YOU CAN HEAR THE SOUL AND FUSION AND MINIMAL PUNK INFLUENCES IN THE ACTUAL MUSIC, HOPE YOU LIKE IT. IF NOT THATS FINE. LOVE
Australian DJ & singer Alison Wonderland has been carving her path in Australia for years, but in just the past 12 months has gained some huge global attention. She released her single "I Want U" last summer as part of the Calm Down EP, which was produced by Mad Decent beast Djemba Djemba. Over the past couple of months she has been building hype for her debut studio album Run. It was released in Australia last month, but now the US and rest of world can finally pick up a copy of this amazing body of work.
The giant list of collaborators on Run ranges all over spanning from Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips to Amsterdam producer GANZ, Norwegian rising star Lido, and even bringing in fellow Aussie artists Slumberjack, Djemba Djemba of course, and many more. Annie Mac has gone on to say that Alison has "The best party set (she's) heard in a long time" which is evident when listening to the full album.
This album has no fillers, packing endless amazing tracks and easily a few future hits. Her eclectic sound ranges from hip-hop, trap, jungle and so many more all poured together to make her very unique sound. We highly suggest listening to the entire album front to back as it's a seamless journey you won't regret. Also, all those attending Coachella this weekend, be sure not to miss her US festival debuts at The Sahara stage which is sure to be one for the books.
Bass tastemaker Skrillex has planted back to the top of the game in the past year having released his long awaited debut studio album Recess last year, which was followed up with his much hyped collaborative Jack U album alongside Diplo earlier this year. If having these two albums under his belt, and playing an endless amount of festivals and headline shows across the globe wasn't enough… he has another new solo album coming out soon!
Skrillex went out a fun night of bowling with Interntional Art of Bowling team while visiting Australia and happened to calmly reveal the MASSIVE news, that after his Jack U album (which is now released), he would be dropping a new solo Skrillex album. This huge piece of information being revealed in such a random video was discoverd thanks to a Skrillex fan thread.
We don't know much news, other than we should be expecting a full new Skrillex album, not even an EP, an album. Watch the video below to watch Sonny drop the bomb. If it doesn't immediatly start playing at the right part, skip ahead to 1:45.
With his last album featuring everyone from Fatman Scoop to Chance the Rapper, we can only dream of what collaborations are in store. Enjoy.
Photo courtesy of TheSuperManiak.
German producer / DJ Zedd has an insanely successful debut album Clarity, which even saw a deluxe edition re-release and has gone on to be one of the most successful electronic releases in years. He's kept very quite about details surrounding his much anticipated followup studio album, and today we get all the juicy details.
Zedd will be releasing his second studio album True Colors on May 19th.
We can expect to see a laundry list of collaborators and features like we saw on his last album with Ellie Goulding, Hayley Williams, Foxes, Bright Lights, Liz and more.
It seems that the rather secretive Frank Ocean has just announced his much anticipated third studio album, along with its title. He just shared the above photo on his website (Which is now temporarily down due to traffic), and his tumblr.
He posted this with the following caption
"'I got two versions. I got twoooo versions.' #ISSUE1 #ALBUM3 #JULY2015 #BOYSDONTCRY."
This sounds like we can expect his third album in July, and will be titled Boys Don't Cry. It also looks like there might be either mutliple parts to the release or alternate covers, or even an accompanying magazine like we see in the picture.
Kendrick Lamar has risen to one of the most talented and buzzed about rappers in the world and been teasing his sophomore album To Pimp A Butterfly. Out of nowhere he suprisese the world with the album we've all been waiting for a suprising week early.
This just dropped minutes ago, you can now download the entire thing below. You can also stream most of the tracks below and we will be updating the rest here as they appear online. We haven't been this excited for an album in quite some time… ENJOY!!
Ps. just the clean version is available for some reason, the dirty should be sure to follow shortly.
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly | Download Album through iTunes
1. "Wesley's Theory" (Feat. George Clinton & Thundercat)
2. "For Free? (Interlude)"
3. "King Kunta"
4. "Institutionalized" (Feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Snoop Dogg)
5. "These Walls"
8. "For Sale? (Interlude)"
10. "Hood Politics"
11. "How Much A Dollar Cost" (Feat. James Fauntleroy & Ronald Isley)
12. "Complexion (A Zulu Love)" (Feat. Rapsody)
13. "The Blacker The Berry"
14. "You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said)"
16. "Mortal Man"
There is little known about the next Kendrick Lamar album, but now we can expect it's release soon following Kendrick's recent tweet with a link to the iTunes preorder having a 3/23 release date. This will be the highly anticipated follow up to his platinum-selling, grammy nominated Good Kid M.A.A.D. City that served as his major label debut in late 2012. The album is titled "Untitled" and we know will include "Blacker the Berry".
UPDATE: Kendrick has confirmed the album artwork and album title are both placeholders until the actual artwork and title are revealed.
Skrillex and Diplo turned the electronic world upside down in 2013 when they announced their Jack Ü project, and have since played main stages at various high profile festivals ranging from HARD Summer in LA to Ultra Music Festival in Miami.
Well the duo have finally been releasing some long awaited original material starting with the debut single "Take U There" featuring Kiesza which was followed up with a series a of remixes ranging from Tchami to Zeds Dead among many more but Missy Elliott may have stolen the shine with her official remix of it.
Today we get their full length album / EP, whatever you want to call this 10 track release properly titled Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U. The project features singer and rappers 2 Chainz, AlunaGeorge, Kiesza, Justin Bieber and even features the much hyped collaboration alongside newcomer SNAILS. This all start cast of featured artists alongside two of the biggest taste makers in electronic music scene makes for a recipe for this to be one of the biggest albums of the year.
You can now download the album below! You can also watch as Skrillex and Diplo stream out the tracks live alongside a bunch of guests in a 24 Hour DJ Marathon Set going on right now here!!
Download the New Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü Album through iTunes
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