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  • Category: Electronic

    EXCLUSIVE: Gramatik Discusses New Concept Album, Donald Trump, Nikola Tesla, And Crypto-Culture

    Gramatik has always been an artist that pushes the limits and uses music to explore the depths of sound. For his latest release Re:Coil Part I, the NYC-based producer and DJ went a step further, using the album to drop some serious knowledge on fans—Re:Coil Part I was inspired by scientist Nikola Tesla and his altruistic idea […]

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  • Category: News

    Gramatik Bringing Beats To The Five Boroughs On New Year’s Eve

    It’s been a big year for New York City-by-way-of-Slovenia-based producer Gramatik (also known as Denis Jašarević), with his headlining performance at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre, along with huge sets at festivals such as Lollapalooza, Camp Bisco, BUKU Music + Art Project, Electric Daisy Carnival, and more. This past Friday, October 20th, the producer released Re:Coil […]

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  • Category: News

    The Smithsonian Is Crowdfunding A Massive Hip-Hop Anthology & Box Set

    Today, The Smithsonian unveiled a new a Kickstarter page seeking $250,000 to help fund the nine-disc Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap. This anthology will be produced in collaboration with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and the National Museum of African American History and Culture, plus an executive committee of hip-hop experts ranging from artists and producers, such as rappers Chuck D and MC Lyte, drummer Questlove of The […]

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  • Category: News

    Trombone Shorty To Make Highly Anticipated Return To NYC With Vintage Trouble

    Trombone Shorty is one of those artists that came out of the womb able to play music and entertain the masses. And that sentiment isn’t very far off, as the New Orleans-born star was joining the legendary Bo Diddley on stage at NOLA Jazz and Heritage Festival at the age of 4. With the spotlight […]

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  • Category: News

    The Russ Liquid Test & ProbCause Team Up On “World Gone Crazy”

    New Orleans’ The Russ Liquid Test is getting ready to release their latest EP, World Gone Crazy, via GRiZ‘s All Good Records on November 3rd. The trio of Russell Scott, Andrew Block, and Deven Trusclair teamed up with Chicago-based hip-hop MC ProbCause for the first single off the album. “World Gone Crazy” is an electro […]

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  • Category: News

    Moon Hooch, Jackson Whalan, And Lavender Fields To Perform In Boulder

    Brooklyn-based trio Moon Hooch has developed a sound in a category unto itself. Dance party meets jazz lounge. Busker meets late-night club. However you add it all up, these former students of New York City’s The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music have created a buzz that is carrying itself across the country, and […]

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  • Category: News

    Today’s Google Doogle Is Giving An Interactive Lesson On How To DJ

    Today, Google is celebrating the “Birth of Hip Hop” with a history lesson from Fab 5 Freddy. The story goes, that on August 11, 1973, a DJ named Kool Herc threw a Back to School party in the Boogie Down Bronx that changed music as we know it. Using two turntables, he extended the instrumental breaks, […]

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  • Category: News

    Harvard Senior Submits Rap Album For Senior Thesis, Passes With Honors

    When you think of Harvard University, one of the world’s most prestigious institutes for higher learning, the first thing that comes to mind is probably not “hip-hop.” But thanks to an undergraduate student, the nearly 400-year old school has gotten a new lesson in the art of rap. Senior Obasi Shaw, class of 2017, recently submitted Harvard’s […]

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  • Category: News

    Jurassic 5 And Blackalicious Announce NOLA Late Show During Jazz Fest

    Today, Jurassic 5 announced they will play a double-bill Jazz Fest after-show with fellow ’90’s hip-hop stalwarts Blackalicious at The Howlin’ Wolf in New Orleans on Thursday, May 4th. Tickets for the show go on sale tomorrow, March 22nd at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. You can purchase tickets here when they go on sale. The show joins the already long and diverse list of […]

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  • Category: News

    Vulfpeck’s Jack Stratton Says He Wants Hip Hop Artists To Sample Them

    Vulfpeck consistently puts together some of the tightest funk-based instrumentals, drawing comparisons to The Funk Brothers and other motown backing bands of yore. Their leader, Jack Stratton, recently spoke about these comparisons and how best to use their music in a new interview with Stanford Daily. “I want people to perceive it as we put in the time […]

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