Pharrell‘s protege Buddy takes to the internet this week to drop off a free musical gem for some hip-hop heads. This smooth, Roofeo produced single is a dedication to the beautiful ladies of the night and the pole. A very atmospheric and chill tune coupled with some witty and punch-line filled rhymes. Not just another stripper anthem though, but a catchy banger that comes with a guest appearance from the talented emcee Asher Roth. Featured on the Illroots Radio Vol. 3 mixtape, hosted by Chase B, check out the track below.
Chicago-based outfit Psychic Twin serve up a deliciously sweet pop treat in the form of the aptly-titled “Dream State”. A new track off their upcoming Strangers 7″ (out March 5th via Polyvinyl Records), it features a gentle bouncy weightlessness, sparkly synths and the airy, romantic vocals of Erin Fein (formerly of the indie rock band Headlights).
Future-soul pioneer, mdnt, has launched his solo career in quite spectacular fashion with his first single and video. The Brooklyn-based artist mixes electronic and ambient sounds with powerful vocals continuing the progression in the R&B/Soul genre that has been catalyzed by artists like Frank Ocean, Miguel and The Weeknd.
On “Dreamcatcher,” mdnt evokes a dark emotional state further emphasized by the ominous video, filmed on a beach that was torn apart by Hurricane Sandy. The SmarterChild production along with a strong guest verse from rising emcee, Jez Dior, help make this a perfect fusion representative of the direction of this emerging and evolving genre. Check the dope and intense video above, grab a free download of the track below and look out for more new music from this promising artist in the coming months.
For all the ladies and folks who love the ladies, this one’s for you. New York’s own French Horn Rebellion team up with Southern rapper Fat Tonny and JD Samson (of Le Tigre and MEN fame) on this explosive electro-pop party track that pays a little tribute to the wonderful female species. Turn it up loud and get down.
Boston based DJ/producer Durkin returns to the web today to drop a new free EDM jam titled “Go.na.be”. A metaphorical sequel to his last track “wa.na.be”, this funky mash-up for other well known tracks is a dance floor hit and hard to resist. Mixing together the sounds of Janet Jackson and Busta Rhymes from the hit single “What’s it Gonna Be” with some eccentric organ rips and heavy drum work, this dope single bounces from trap to electronic while still keeping the same elements of its sampled tunes.
Fast rising UK duo AlunaGeorge have unveiled a new track called “Attracting Flies” and it’s quite the palpitating electro-indie tune, especially when you take into account the oh-so catchy chorus and Aluna’s always alluring, yet still commanding vocals. The song is off the pair’s highly-anticipated forthcoming debut album, Body Music, due out July 1st. According to their Soundcloud, remixes can be expected from folks like Baauer and S-Type — stay tuned!
We’ve been following British folk duo Fossil Collective since their first “Let It Go” EP and now, a year later, we finally have our first taste of their eagerly anticipated debut album, “Tell Where I Lie”.
“Under My Arrest” is the first cut from the album to surface and has certainly been worth waiting for. A sweeping five-minute tapestry of delicately woven instrumentation and soaring harmonies, “Under My Arrest” highlights Fossil Collective’s confidence as songwriters and hints at the album’s potential to soundtrack those hazy summer afternoons.