An undisputed pioneer of the '90s downtempo and instrumental hip-hop movements, as well as a noted producer who's been dropping albums since 1994, Japanese god of the turntables DJ Krush is set to release a package in September that contains three DVDs and a comprehensive history of his ever-progressing career.Read more »
Baltimore’s analog pedal-using wild man Dan Deacon gears up for several shows supporting Girl Talk, while mellow nu-jazz outfit Cinematic Orchestra runs through a few cities, and L.A.-based thrash duo No Age rips through art spaces and dive bars across the US. Finally, Norway’s newest disco-pop hype machine Datarock stakes its claim over theater and ballroom audiences Stateside.
Marcin Czubala has spent the last decade putting his classical music training to good use, letting the rigor of study enhance his skills as an important electronic artist in the Polish underground music scene. His time spent at Kurczewski music school is evident on "Capofamiglia." The beats are intricately laced over one another with a meticulousness most don't have the patience for, and subtle bleeps and tweaks blossom throughout the music.Read more »
We didn’t know the buzz would last this long for Tarrus Riley–the famous son of singer Jimmy Riley, whom xlr8r.com told you about first! But the charts can’t shake the younger Riley’s beautiful “She’s Royal,” which is holding strong for its thirteenth week at number two in Jamaica, and number two both in New York and England.Read more »
The original version of "Into The Sunrise" is dance music for the Friday night lounge, but here, Frankie Feliciano gives Chris Brann's track a bit of a tweak, adding soft female vocal melodies, Balaeric breakbeats, and light, ethereal synths that elevate the original to an even sweeter level.
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