Friday
Nov092018

Nick Hook: 'Like Water'

Nick Hook's new album Like Water came out of nowhere.  Earlier this week Hook dropped the record on Calm + Collect a label partly of his own creation that's being rejuvenated.  The record is a refreshing collection of tracks that defy expectation.  Nick Hook brings the innovative perspective that has always made his music so fascinating.  These tracks feel a whole lot different than those of Relationships, his most recent album on Fool's Gold Records.  The title alludes to way the album flows, as though it's always moving, and adapting.  Perhaps that's some of what Nick Hook is trying to impart with this music.  As always it will take repeat listens to really grasp just what he's doing here.

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Wednesday
Nov072018

THEY ft. Jessie Reyez: 'Broken'

 Jessie Reyez joins THEY for their single 'Broken' and this is truly a dream team.  'Broken' comes from Fireside, a new project from the duo coming later this week.  The release of the single follows the release of Reyez' Being Human In Public, one of the coolest records in a while.  These 2 acts bring their unique styles together for a vibe that can't be captured by anyone else.  Watch for Fireside later this week!

 

Tuesday
Nov062018

SG Lewis ft. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs: 'Again'

SG Lewis has been collaborating with some really exciting artists lately, and you'll find the results of that hard work on his upcoming EP.  Dark features AlunaGeorge, Bruno Major, Drew Love, & Dot Major (from London Grammar) and then there's Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs.  T.E.E.D. joins in for the song 'Again', and it's the brand new one we've got today.  This moody one leads the way towards the Friday release of Dark, a record that's sure to further establish SG Lewis as one of the brightest emerging talents these days.

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Wednesday
Oct312018

THEY ft. Wiz Khalifa 'What I Know Now'

This new one from THEY with Wiz Khalifa has a major 90's vibe.  The style of the video, the music, it's reminiscent of an influential, and nostalgically perceived era in hip hop and R&B.  The truth is these guys are making something totally brand new, and it's feels like they're drawing influence from, and showing appreciation to some classics.  'What I Know Now' is gonna get stuck in your head almost right away after your first listen so don't delay.

Wednesday
Oct312018

VIDEO: Anderson .Paak ft. Kendrick Lamar 'Tints'

Anderson.Paak and Kendrick Lamar get together with director Colin Tilley for the video for 'Tints'.  This funked out masterpiece about hiding out from the world gets a video where both Paak appears as multiple characters, and Dr. Dre and his wife Nicole Young make an appearance.  The track comes from Oxnard, the upcoming third album from Anderson.Paak that follows the incredible Venice and Malibu.  It's due out November 16th, and you can preorder limited merch and the album here.  Anderson.Paak is one of the most exciting artists out these days, and the special guests on this record make it one you can't afford to miss.