Since its inception in 1999, Sage Francis' Sick of... series has included titles like Sick of Waiting Tables, Sickly Business, and Sick of Waging War. The next installment of the project finds the MC Sick of Wasting. The mixtape will be available as a free digital download come June 16, and in the meantime, here is the first track off the release.
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True Panther Sounds signee Cameron Mesirow (a.k.a. Glasser) released her self-titled EP at the end of May, a six-track release featuring original material and remixes from Lucky Dragons, Tanlines, and John Talabot. "Apply" is the first song on the EP.
Producer and Five Six Media boss King Britt got his hands on this track, off Santigold's debut album, and promptly turned the number into a smooth boom-bap-style remix. "This song is a very heavy tune," says Britt. "I wanted to give Santi a very cinematic point of view."
Swedish electro team Jamtech Foundation will soon arrive on California soil, and to promote the upcoming gig (at Trust, in Los Angeles), the boys sent some mash-up mayhem into the blogwaves. Here, they one of their own tracks against vocals from Barrington Levy's legendary "Under Mi Sensi" tune.
L.A.-based hip-hop trio SA-RA Creative Partners will return with a new album, Nuclear Evolution: The Age of Love, which their longtime home Ubiquity is releasing. The group has leaked its first track off the album, the soulful, sultry "Bitch Baby." Also look for Erykah Badu, The Gary Batz Quartet, Rozzi Dame, and others to appear on the new release. Nuclear Evolution: The Age of Love is out June 23.
Canadian rapper Richard Terfry (a.k.a. Buck 65) and electronic musician Joelle Phuong Minh Le (a.k.a. Greetings From Tuskan) have never met in person, but they still managed to compile an album under their Bike for Three! guise. More Heart Than Brains was released on Tuesday, but here's a glance at an even more distant past (2007), when Minh Le performed a remix on Terfry's Buck 65 track "Way Back When."
The Presets' KIM stepped away from his main gig for a hot second to take on a new track from electro outfit Bag Raiders. Under KIM's skillful prowess at the mixing board, "Turbo Love" becomes an aural experience that will likely leave the headphones smoking. "Turbo Love" is out June 2.
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