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Entries in Kaytranada (24)

Wednesday
Aug292018

Shad Drops The Dope New Track 'The Fool Pt. 3 (Frame Of Mind)'

Shad has just released the second track from his upcoming album A Short Story About War.  'The Fool, Pt. 3 (Frame Of Mind)' is a definite departure from the first single.  This one is produced by Kaytranada and it's a smooth, soulful track that has a hypnotic melody like no other.  Add that to Shad's verses that will have you pressing rewind in order to really get it you've got a compelling vibe and intriguing vocals. With 'The Fool, Pt. 1 (Get It Got It Good)' leading the way, and this track following close behind the album is ready to turn some heads when it's released October 26th.

Preorder it here 

Saturday
Nov182017

Talib Kweli, Kaytranada & Anderson Paak: 'Travelin' Light'

Talib Kweli's new album Radio Silence is here.  He's also just released the video for 'Travelin' Light', one big tune and one of the most exciting collaborations on the album.  This one features Anderson Paak, and the incredible producer Kaytranada who have worked together before.  It's an energetic, uplifting tune that reminds us of Kweli's many classics in his catalogue, and remains as creative and inspiring as he's ever been.  Check the video for 'Travelin' Light' below, and get Radio Silence here!

Friday
Jun162017

5 Must See Artists @ NXNE Port Lands

5. Caveboy: Saturday 3 pm, Canal Stage

 Kicking off our list of essential performances at NXNE Port Lands is  Montreal's Caveboy.  They've been in the studio working on the follow up to last year's single 'Superbia'.  We caught their show last summer at Osheaga, and loved it.  Based on that experience, and the possibility of hearing some of that new music they've been working on, we just can't miss Caveboy at NXNE.

 

4. River Tiber: Sunday 6 pm Skyline Stage

This week River Tiber is performing in Spain at the Sonar Festival, and returns home to Toronto to help bring the Port Lands festival to a glorious close on Sunday.  River Tiber is one of the most buzzed about names in music these days, and for good reason.  He's released music with Daniel Caesar, Pusha T, and fellow Port Lands performer Kaytranada.  The album Indigo was released last year, and it's way too good to pass up the chance to hear some of those songs live on a sunny Toronto Sunday.

3. Kaytranada: Saturday 9:30 pm, Skyline Stage

Kaytranada was added to the Port Lands lineup when Tyler the Creator cancelled his performance.  The album 99.9% is still in heavy rotation, and based on his set at Manifesto last summer this is one headline show that cannot be missed.  There's simply no one else who dj's or makes music like Kaytranada, and that unique style and sound is what brings together such a lively, energetic crowd at his shows. 

2. Cold Specks: Friday 6:20 pm, Canal Stage

Last year following Schoolboy Q's headline show at NXNE Port Lands, Cold Specks put on a stunning show at Lee's Palace.  With the new single 'Wild Card' released just today, we're excited to hear the evolution of one of the finest voices in music one year later.  It seems a fitting next step that Cold Specks would taking the stage at the large scale NXNE event.  If 'Wild Card' is the first in a new collection of music, this show could be a chance to hear more...

1. Sleigh Bells: 7:50 pm Skyline Stage

Flashback to 2014 and Sleigh Bells was stealing the show at NXNE with a Wednesday night show at Tattoo, and an appearance at Yonge/Dundas Square the following night.  They were touring in support of the album Bitter Rivals and this time around it's the incredible album Jessica Rabbit.  The duo of Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller have been unstoppable since 2010's Treats was released, and their live show is not to be taken lightly.  This show is an opportunity to see Sleigh Bells live that should not be passed up.

Click here for more information on NXNE, including the full Port Lands lineup and click here to get tickets!

Tuesday
Jun062017

Cadence Weapon - My Crew (Woooo)

 

We couldn't be more pumped for the rap return of the razor sharp lyricist from the great North known as Cadence Weapon. He's always been extra on point, and has never conformed to the same old, whatever is trendy nonsense that can often dominate popular hip hop.

 

Instead, Cadence Weapon has maintained an intensity and an innovative edge that is almost intimidating it's so raw. On this one, fellow Canadian creative legend Kaytranada is on the beat, and together they make one our favorite hip hop gems in some time.

 

Tuesday
Apr112017

Shay Lia presents 'Blue' (prod. KAYTRANADA, BADBADNOTGOOD)

 Here's a brand new, beautiful track from Montreal supertalent Shay Lia, featuring none other than Kaytranada and Badbadnotgood on the beat. LOVE!

Written by Shay Lia/Prod. KAYTRANADA, BADBADNOTGOOD
Buy, Stream: awal.lnk.to/blue