New Music

Jam On It: Patrick Paige II – “Prelude”

Receive a co-sign from Syd the Kyd, and you instantly have my ears. Patrick Paige II, more familiarly known as the The Internet bassist, released a solo project entitled “Prelude,” that is riddled with instrumentals laden with experimental vibes that invoke a weighty sense of bliss that has Thundercat’s influential fingerprints all over it. Paige […]

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Peep This: The Internet Stops by NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert

The Internet’s 2015 “Ego Death” marks the band’s coming of age record into presenting a brand of refreshing neo-soul and R&B thought to be lost in the rising wave of one-man production teams and drum machines. The band has long built a reputation for precise and stellar musicianship under Matt Martian’s stead, backed by a […]

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Peep This: Robert Glasper Covers Jhene Aiko’s “The Worst”

Jazz musician Robert Glasper has been a long-time collaborator of hip-hop and neo-soul acts in an effort to bridge together and generate a new energy within jazz itself. He’s been linked to a number of the hip-hop’s biggest names, including sharing liner notes most recently on Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” and almost as […]

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The Friday Five

Earlier this week, one of hip hop’s most lauded albums ever, Lauryn Hill’s ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”, turned 15.  Released back in August of ’98, ‘Miseducation’ was a monumental success, going on to clean house at that year’s Grammy Awards by earning Ms. Hill five awards.  What many, and in particular young women from […]

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