[HOT] Disclosure – White Noise feat. AlunaGeorge

This is one of those collaborations that needs no real persuasion: electronic duo Disclosure team up with Music Ninja favorites as of late, fellow UK electro pop pair AlunaGeorge. Tingly, groovy, it’s worth repeated plays today. Check it out below.

White Noise ft. AlunaGeorge
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[Hip-Hop] Ab-Soul & JMSN – You’re Gone

As two of the most promising up and coming artists in the game right now, Ab-Soul and JMSN released arguably two of the best albums of 2012, with Control System and ∫Priscilla∫ respectively. When it was announced that they’d be releasing a collaborative project together this year, it’s needless to say that fans were excited. We finally have our first taste of what these two have been cooking up, and boy is it spicy. Despite this being a collaborative album, it’s clear that Ab-Soul dominates throughout this track, with JMSN essentially providing what amounts to some background vocals. Nonetheless, his presence is certainly welcome on this one. The Top Dawg influence is certainly prevalent in the production and tone of the song, causing you to expect Kendrick Lamar or ScHoolboy Q to pop out at any second to drop an ill verse. Hopefully we can get a remix with either of them sometime in the future. As for now, we definitely have a solid foundation for Unit 6, dropping later this year.

 Ab
Soul & JMSN
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[Electro House] PrototypeRaptor – Timeless

PrototypeRaptor has definitely shown off his versatility of late with some impressive experimentation into new sounds and genres, but whether it’s a curse or a comfort, there will always be major love and demand for an artist’s classic style. In a way, the origins of their musical ambitions become timeless. Whether the title of this track is a nod to that point or not, ‘Timeless’ is definitely the perfect example of everything to love about the Oklahoman bass menace. It’s a strong blend of his early mixes and the maturity he has developed from constant work and progression. Featuring funky piano, bouncing chords and generous helpings of 8-bit flavour, it’s very reminiscent of his standout tune ‘Drive Hard‘, with a little added kick and gritty aggression to ensure it sends any crowd into a wild frenzy. The best part about this release though is that it comes with the announcement that this is just the first track in his soon-to-be-released sophomore album, Nostalgiarithm,  in two weeks time. There was definitely no better way to stir up excitement levels than with this free download, so make sure to snag it right away and keep it pumping until the rest of the album is unleashed.

PrototypeRaptor
  Timeless (Free DL)
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[Alternative] Fyfe – Solace

It seems these days the more mysterious you are, the more notoriety you receive in the music world. It’s a strange trend given the nature of the social networking frenzy that’s upon us, where we expect our favorite artists to reveal every last detail of their lives through Twitter and Instagram. Maybe that’s what distinguishes artists like Fyfe from the rest of the noise out there. These faceless musicians essentially want to let their music speak for them before any other judgments can be made. Perhaps we could call it The Voice phenomenon, except now we’re the ones sitting comfortably in the fancy swivel chairs.

The young Londoner’s first release is certainly a remarkable one, featuring some melodic, low-key guitar riffs, and breezy, captivating vocals. “Solace” at its core is a song about the downtrodden who feel broken, lost and even trapped, but try to make peace with their situation. Because of that, the song is also on-point lyrically with an infectious and insightful chorus that you’ll have memorized instantly after one listen. With such an impressive debut, Fyfe will certainly have lofty expectations for his upcoming EP, set to drop sometime in March. Stay tuned for more details until then.

Fyfe
Solace
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[Preview] Knife Party – Power Glove

New Knife Party, enough said. If you had a chance to catch them on their last tour they dropped this insane tune multiple times. This track is titled “Power Glove” and features the standard Knife Party treatment with some seizure worthy sounds. No news yet on this massive release, will keep you posted. Cheers.

Knife Party
Power Glove (Preview)
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[Hip-Hop] Casey Veggies – Life Changes (Mixtape)

Young Inglewood native, Casey Veggies, has been on the hip-hop radar dating back to his features on the early Odd Future mixtapes. Although he has since parted ways with the OF clan, Veggies has certainly shown an ability to hold his own continuing to find cosigns among top-tier emcees. Life Changes, his latest mixtape, may be his breakout project with features and production from the likes of The Futuristiks, DJ Dahi, Dom Kennedy, 1500 or Nothin’ and Harry Fraud. Through out the piece of work we see the 19 year-old spitter emerge with the confidence that comes with your fifth mixtape.

Life Changes is a solid project from start to finish carrying a new age, west coast sound with Veggies exuding ambition, confidence and versatility. While there remains some roughness around the edges, this is certainly a significant step in the right direction for the young emcee. Check out some of our favorite tracks below and grab the whole thing for free here: Casey Veggies - Life Changes.

She in My Car (feat. Dom Kennedy) (Prod. DJ Dahi)
Life$tyle (Prod. Cardiak)
I Love Me Some You (Prod. Harry Fraud)
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Blackstreet – No Diggity (Boeboe’s 1k Likes Remix)

Lelystad/Amsterdam producer Boeboe has been dropping bass beats for well over a year now, but it is his most recent fascination with trap that has gotten us excited.

Celebrating his 1k likes on Facebook, Boeboe just released a tasty treat using the classic 1996 single ‘No Diggity’ by American R&B group Blackstreet and featuring Dr. Dre and Queen Pen. Let’s face it, trap, as with most genres, has gotten a bad rep. Many producers argue of its easiness to produce and quite frankly that Lil Jon-esque “WHAT?” vocal sample that’s been sprinkled on almost every trap track is getting annoying.

Yet Boeboe takes things one step further executing a seamless rendition between the original and the modernized trap sounds of today. From its thrilling introduction to they very last second, each and every loop is delicately crafted for maximum enjoyment. Please go and check out more of Boeboe on his soundcloud.

Blackstreet
No Diggity (Boeboes 1k Likes Remix)
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