After announcing the release date of their full-length tribute album to the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Flaming Lips has now released the track list for With A Little Help From My Fwends. The album will include covers of every single song on the Beatles’ original album, and will feature Miley Cyrus, Moby, Electric Würms, MGMT’s Andrew VanWyngarden, and more. Check out the track list and more below. Continue reading Flaming Lips’ Sgt. Pepper’s Tribute Tracklist Revealed
British experimental R&B artist FKA Twigs will be releasing her debut album, LP1, in the US on August 12th via Young Turks. The album is a follow-up to last year’s EP1 and EP2, and is produced by FKA twigs, Arca, Cy An, Emile Haynie, Dev Hynes, Inc., Paul Epworth, Sampha, and Tic. The album is preceded by the singles “Two Weeks”, “Video Girl”, and “Pendulum”. In anticipation, the album is available for full stream via iTunes Radio. Continue reading Stream FKA Twigs’ LP1
Inspired by the genius of the film “Black Dynamite” and the subsequent show “Black Dynamite – The Animated Series” Jamla Records and W.A.R. Media made an unofficial mixtape featuring Pharoahe Monch, Jean Grae, Rapsody, Big Remo, GQ, Torae, HaLo, Thee Tom Hardy, Sean Boog, Sundown of Actual Proof, Mela Machinko and SkyZoo. The mixtape was produced by Fatin of Jamla Records Soul Council. Stream below.
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L.A.’s TDE and Black Hippy rapper Ab-Soul has released These Days…, his follow-up to the 2012 album Control System. Soulo has been building anticipation for the album by sharing tracks for months, most of which are featured on the album: “Dub Sac,” “Tree Of Life,” “These Days,” “Closure,” “Stigmata,” and “Hunnid Stacks.” Because the album was leaked in entirety, it appears that Soul Brother Number 1 + 1 wanted to counter the leak with a SoundCloud stream of the album. The album features SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Lupe Fiasco, Nikki Jean, Rick Ross, Jinx, Short Dawg, Jhené Aiko, Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson, Asaad, Jay Rock, RaVaughn, Danny Brown, Delusional Thomas, Lupe Fiasco and JMSN. It also has production from the likes of J. Cole and Mac Miller. Stream the whole LP below.
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Sudanese-born/BK-based multi-instrumentalist Ahmed Gallab bka Sinkane will be releasing his 2nd solo LP, Mean Love , September 2nd, 2014 via DFA Records in North America and City Slang worldwide. This album was co-produced by Sinkane and longtime collaborator and childhood friend Greg Lofaro. In preparation for that he has released his first single of the album, “Hold Tight”. Check out the track list for the album and more below.
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The Toronto jazz trio, BADBADNOTGOOD, has released their third project, III. The group includes Matthew Tavares on keys, Chester Hansen on bass, and Alexander Sowinski on drums. The trio is known for their interpretations of hip hop tracks and their collaborations with Tyler, The Creator and Frank Ocean. Check out a preview of their album, tour dates, and more below.