Artist Tips: The Mole
The Berlin-based Canadian offers some sampling secrets used on his latest LP.

Colin de la Plante (a.k.a The Mole) recently dropped a new LP, titled De La Planet. The 11-track release is the latest addition to a quite brilliant discography that features a long and colorful list …

Influences 02: jitwam
An alluring collection of influential music from a rising Indian-born producer.

Last month, we launched a new podcast series called Influences with a journey into early easy listening material from Rod Modell (a.k.a. DeepChord). The series—for those that didn’t catch the fi…

Watch a Rare Madlib Interview at RBMA Festival
The lecture took place at the fourth edition of Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York.

Widely recognized as a global institution committed to fostering creativity in music, RBMA has just wrapped up another great edition of its festival in NYC. Today, RBMA released an exclusive interview…

Floating Points Announces North American Tour
Sam Shepherd and his new band will hit thirteen cities between April 25 - May 20.

Following the release of his critically acclaimed debut album, Elaenia, which landed the #2 spot on our top twenty-five releases of 2015, Sam Shepherd (a.k.a Floating Points) is set to hit the road in…

Hear Freddie Gibbs Flip Kanye and Madlib's “No More Parties in L.A."
'Cocaine Parties in L.A.' (produced by Madlib) arrived on the airwaves today via SoundCloud.

The transparent and electrifying lyricist Freddie Gibbs has revealed his take on Kanye West’s most recent single, “No More Parties in LA.” Taking the beat of the tune, which was prod…

Leaf Erikson "Cypress feat. Intricate Dialect"

Hailing from Detroit, the well-rounded and astute lyricism of rapper Leaf Erikson is a far cry from the trapped-out, unintelligible, autotune style of hip-hop, the kind that all too often overshadows …

Madlib, MED, and Blu Announce New Album, Share Video
A video teaser premieres LP cut 'Knock Knock' feat. MF Doom.

On October 30, BangYaHead Entertainment will be releasing the fifteen-track LP Bad Neighbor, produced entirely by the one and only Madlib. The album also includes Stones Throw mainstays MED and Blu wh…

Dekmantel Festival 2015

The heart of Dekmantel Festival beats at the Amsterdamse Bos. What’s new is that our veins will be spreading off the wall music throughout the entire Dutch capital this summer. It is our goal to take …

Madlib Debuts Guest Project With Secret MC
A new limited-edition Madlib album titled 'The unnamed' is dropping this Friday with a currently unknown rapper.

Over at the Rappcats website, Madlib hinted a while ago at a new studio album with a yet-to-be-identified MC. Now the Stones Throw label artist has announced—in the Rappcats newsletter—that he is drop…

Madlib Beat Konducta Vol. 5-6

Once a Beat Konducta, always a Beat Konducta. Madlib’s fifth and sixth installment of the Beat Konducta series most definitely delivers, especially to fans of the producer’s ongoing beat-tape opus. Pr…

Madlib WLIB AM: King of the Wigflip

An AM station strewn with Roc C’s or Frank N Dank’s unapologetic vulgarity is a bit of a longshot, but wouldn’t a weekly Madlib radio gig be sweet? Punctuated by enigmatic Beat Konducta instrume…

Madlib Slim's Return

It turns out that LA’s wunderkind producer wasn’t exactly finished messing around in Blue Note’s vaults when he finished his album of remixes for the label from which “SlimR…

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