Hip Hop

Saga & Thelonious Martin Release "Infomercial (Freestyle)", New LP "Molotov" Out in 2017

Coalmine Records new dynamic duo come together for “Infomercial (Freestyle)” with a collab album due in February 2017. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed the music of Thelonious Martin since he burst through in 2012 so we’re thrilled to hear of this new collab project with Brooklyn emcee Saga. “Molotov” will feature high profile clientele (Freddie Gibbs, Fashawn, …

Sampling

Vulfpeck’s Jack Stratton Wants The Band To Be Sampled

The Michigan group want you to sample them. Hurrah! Vulfpeck are a fantastic funk band and the bandleader, Jack Stratton, recently discussed desires for their music to be sampled in an interview with Stanford Daily. “We want to do some of that. I always thought we’d be sampled by now, but that’s just not happening. …

Electronic

Habibi Funk 005: Ahmed Malek & Flako - The Electronic Tapes

Habibi Funk 005 looks at the work of Ahmed Malek and restoration from Jakarta’s Flako. Ahmed Malek was in his 50s when he discovered synthesizers during their relative infancy in the 80s. His experimentations remained in boxes kept with his family but now they have been brought to earth with the help of Flako. The …

Music

JuJu Rogers & Bluestaeb - LIT Lost In Translation

JuJu Rogers & Bluestaeb get “LIT” with their new album. Themes of subversion in music can be poignant and sometimes groundbreaking. The title of JuJu Rogers & Bluestaeb’s collab project twists the meaning from its pop culture definition to an meta-abbreviation of “Lost In Translation”, which has been described as “a metaphor for the disconnection …