Ras G and Koreatown Oddity reunite for 5 Chuckles: In The Wrld
The Next Friday of rap cassettes.
Stream Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman’s Lice EP
It’s intended to linger near listeners’ heads and spread contagiously.
Week in Pop: Crown Plaza, The Fourth Wall, Konig, Pangs, Pleasers
MacGillivray, Midnight Plus One, Letter Yellow, United Ghosts, London O’Connor guest selections.
Foggy notions of foreign lands on the SP-404.
Tuxedo (Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One) want to be your pen pal
Getting fly with the snail mail.
Week in Pop: Cotillon, Negative Death, Safari Al, Taft, TIO
Featuring Bohkeh, Mobius, Tall Boys, Yumi Zouma, co-curated by Malportado Kids.
The Best Splits, Compilations & Collaborations of 2014
In 2014, we saw unprecedented levels of interaction and team work.
Silk Rhodes, “Source Material Mixxx”
A band of borderline packrats, curates a mix of deep archive selections.
A List of Lists by Jimmy Tamborello, aka DNTEL
Lending a human voice to DNTEL while clarifying Human Voice.
The Best Music of September 2014
This month found all the castles, coins, and mushrooms to reach higher LVLs.
Homeboy Sandman, “Refugee”
Exiled to the desert equivalent of Xenia, OH, but saved by Salvation Mountain.
The Man, “Accordion” (Madvillain cover)
A Madvillain cover with 100 percent less accordion and more sax.
Dntel, Human Voices
A strange, half-human take on aural communication.
Constantly Evolving: a Homeboy Sandman interview
The Stones Throw rapper discusses his flip-flopping and why he’ll never be a politician.
Pyramid Vritra, “Track Three”
A track by track rap palace.