From the EP opener, a prologue “Consciousness,” to the project’s finish on instrumental number “Awake,” McClenney showcases his expertise at a number of genres ranging from jazz, R&B, funk, and electronic. For long-time fans of McClenney, “Portrait In Two” represents an evolution from the producer / DJ roots he has become renowned for, and marks […]
After dropping the brand new “Kinfluences” single just a week ago, Knightstalker re-releases his 2012 album “Knighttime” including four bonus tracks. Due to difficulties with the releasing label, the album hasn’t been available digitally for the last 4 years and is now finally available on Bandcamp. The official debut album from the Berlin/Germany rapper Knightstalker […]
After my favorite full length projects of 2016, I wanted to follow up with 10 EPs. The way that people consume music has shifted things away from the 70 minute album. Nowadays, very few people sit down and listen to every song of a new project. Playlists and curated radio are starting to replace the […]
The Yellow Tape by Steelo El & Rawlo Black [The Ones] is an inspirational mixtape pertaining on the issues of the hidden caste system of America, police brutality, & the #BlackLivesMatters movement, while still focusing on the quality & sound of the music, ensuring meaningful, lasting, art.
With her latest EP, Maya Huyana aims to give hiphop lovers a fresh perspective and take listeners into the sound waves of sunny Southern California.
Intimate and laid back, this newly released contemporary hip-hop gem features visceral beats and cunning lyrics that enlighten and inspire. New songs and new arrangements of earlier songs from his recent EPs, taking listeners on a journey through the past, present and future. The Past Is Always Present In The Future cements Substantial’s musical legacy as one of […]
I used to do separate lists for mixtapes, albums and EPs but it has become increasingly difficult to classify projects aside from using a concrete metric like length. People started releasing mixtapes of new material, others called them free albums and now the streaming services are shifting how we consume music overall. The point being, I […]