The Knocks

The Knocks Turn the Fine Line Into Their Own House Party

The production duo deftly who’ve been deftly shifting from house to hip-hop to indie pop, seemingly clocking in at all points in between, descended on Minneapolis last Thursday night and gave everybody something to write home about. (Full photo album here) Fresh off an announcement that their upcoming album received its finishing touches, it felt […]

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“I’m Juiced” by Adam Vida Will Cure What Ails You

I owe a huge amount of gratitude to Big Wild for including Adam Vida‘s “I’m Juiced” in one of his playlists on Spotify. Without him, I wouldn’t have this strangely infectious, potently motivational track to get me through a shitty, inundated by minutia Monday morning. If you’re familiar with Mr. Carmack, this kind of production […]

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Sam Binga & Chimpo – No Messin

On some serious Binga hype lately, as he’s set to play in Bangkok Friday night. Simply cannot wait to hear the combination of crazy jungle with bonkers hip hop like this track from Sam and Chimpo. Dark, ridiculous, and inventive, it’s exactly what you’d expect from both artists. Give it a listen below. Adam De […]

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Gregory Porter-Liquid Spirit (20syl Remix)

20syl, a major contributor to Hocus Pocus, C2C, and co-founder of On and Off Records, is known for his hip-hop infused electro musical productions. In 2014, 20syl launched his solo career and has been preparing listeners for the release of his first solo EP, Motifs, with his popular remixes of Rihanna, King Krule, and Schoolboy […]

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Vic Mensa – Wimme Nah (Waldo & Sango Remix)

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Brand new from Michigan native Waldo and his partner in crime Sango is this hypnotic remix of Wimme Nah from Vic Mensa. Over the past four years I haven’t posted much hip hop to this blog (except for some trap) but this tune immediately caught my attention. My shoulders immediately started boppin’ to the beat […]

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Chet Faker-Talk is Cheap (Ta-ku Remix)

Ta-ku is perhaps the most prolific producer around, churning out gem after gem at breakneck pace. Pair his rhythmic genius with the soul of Chet Faker and you get an undeniable combination. Dark and brooding, this melancholy masterpiece transports the listener into a world of shadow before releasing into a lullaby. Give it a listen […]

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Gramatik – Age of Reason (Review)

After many delays, teasers, and anticipation on the part of his listeners, Gramatik releases his most extensive work to date, Age of Reason, a 15 track LP he has assembled over the past year.  Here I say assembled intentionally, as opposed to produced,  in that Age of Reason was produced on the road over a period of heavy […]

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