While I-20 continues to work on his "The Gray Area" mixtape, he's decided to unleash a new joint titled "Bout the Money." Although plenty of songs have been leaked, we want to let it be known that not all of the leaks will appear on the tape. Fans can rest assure there will be plenty new music featured on "The Gray Area."
Ben Lamdin, under the guise of Nostalgia 77, is preparing the release of his upcoming album The Sleepwalking Society on March 22nd via Tru Thoughts. Today Ben and Tru Thoughts bring you the 2nd single "Cherry" from Nostalgia 77's The Sleepwalking Society. It's a supremely sublime track that is perfect for a mellow morning or evening.
Ben Lamdin has established himself as a major voice in the both the jazz and electronic worlds by working with Alice Russell, Keith and Julie Tippett, Bonobo and more. In 2006 he was given the BBC Worldwide Award for Best Jazz LP. With his new album The Sleepwalking Society, Ben has stripped away his heavy jazz sound and instead opted for more of a songwriter's album through a merging of folk, soul and jazz sounds. Joining Ben for this project are the rustic and earthy vocal contributions from German singer Josa Peit.
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Nostalgia 77's The Sleepwalking Society Out March 22nd via Tru Thoughts!!
Mr. Miranda brings you a dedication record he did for his uncle who changed the entire legal system for the better, Ernesto Miranda in honor of his birthday March 9th over an old DJ Quik instrumental off his 1995 release "Safe and Sound". March 9th also marks the death of the late Notorious B.I.G so it looks like that date is powerful in both ways. The bandcamp link is provided in this email as well as the artwork for it. Enjoy!
Believe In The League EP Release Celebrated With A Brand New Single
League510 is excited to announce the release of their debut retail EP, Believe In The League. The EP, which contains six original songs, including previous singles "Never Change" and "24hr Fitness," is available for sale at all digital retailers starting today via Clear Label Records.
To celebrate the new release, League510, comprised of TK, Monty, Mr. Knowitall, and DJ Blacksmith, are releasing a brand new single, "Any Day Now." The track starts off with a high-pitched guitar squeal before the group's three emcees jump into lyrics, telling of a foreboding future – one which we hold the key to. "Any day now we could be consumed by evil/ Any day now we could change the hearts of people/ Any day now, we could lose our earth's resources/ Any day now, we'll see the product of our choices," raps the League. A steady, synthesizer-generated bass line bounces in the background as a head bopping drumbeat provides the track a firm backbone.
For League510, the EP serves as more than simply a precursor to their forthcoming debut, To The Beat. Leaders of the Town Techno movement, the League have long stood for originality in the face of conformity, and this EP, while giving uninitiated listeners a chance to delve into the sounds of Town Techno also offers loyal fans the chance to express their own originality through the bold sounds of the League. "The purpose of the Believe In The League EP is to give our listeners an eclectic variety of the League510 sound known as Town Techno," explains the League. "With this EP we want to reach all of the folks that dare to be different, strive to go against the norm, and will die for originality. So throw your "L's" in the sky and Believe In The League."
MP3: Savant, D. Larue & More - "Rely On Me" (prod. iiL MeeL)
Check point 5 of 2011... #CrashCourse 8. Three days away from embarking on the Abstract Music Group's Spring Tour 2011 of the United States' northeastern region, AMG's Savant links with Chicago's Peerless Recordings to bring you the latest addition to his Crash Course Leak Series, the heartwarming "Rely On Me". Sonically laced by Philadelphia's iIL MeeL (also the site of the tour's jump off), the Dominique Larue & Dee Jackson assisted ode to family exudes a rare warmth that's certain to stir the soul of the listener.
Stream and download "Rely On Me" (prod. by iIL MeeL) HERE: