Botany 'Janis Joplin'

Earlier this month, via Western Vinyl, Spencer Stephenson (a.k.a. Botany) released Raw Light II, a collection of cuts meant to accompany his 2015 long-player, Dimming Awe, the Light Is Raw—a wide-rele…

Labels We Love: Leaving Records
Matthewdavid picks 10 releases that help define Leaving Records.

Operating under a poetical “no genre” philosophy, Leaving Records has played a continuous and vital role as a vanguard tastemaker imprint, while simultaneously acting as an outlet for some of Los Ange…

Stream a New Mix from Matthewdavid
The founder of Leaving Records puts together a 40-minute mix for 'The Wire.'

Los Angeles composer Matthew David McQueen (a.k.a Matthewdavid) has recently served a new, blissed-out, and tender album under his Matthewdavid’s Mindflight project, which was initiated last yea…

Watch a Video for the New Boards of Canada Remix of Odd Nosdam
Today marks the underground hip-hop producer's second appearance on Matthewdavid's Leaving Records.

Already a long-revered figure in underground beats, Odd Nosdam has split his time between cosmic, slow-burning beats and reflective soundscapes littered with intriguing textures and mind-bending sampl…

Matthewdavid's Mindflight Readies New Album
'Trust The Guide and Glide' is set for release via Leaving Records on March 25.

Los Angeles composer Matthew David McQueen (a.k.a Matthewdavid) has announced a new album under the Matthewdavid’s Mindflight project, initiated last year by the artist as a platform to release …

Premiere: Hear The Acid Remix Young Magic's "Something In The Water"
The LA experimentalists will join Teebs, Matthewdavid, and Roland Tings for the charity focused remix package by Young Magic.

Today, Young Magic released Remixes Vol. 1, a pay-as-you-feel charity album which features contributions from artists such as Teebs, Doldrums, Matthewdavid, Roland Tings, and The Acid. All proceeds fr…

Matthewdavid Launches New Age Cassette Series and Vinyl LP Project
Hear the LA producer's 10-minute collaboration with Mndsgn for his new Matthewdavid's Mindflight project.

Leaving Records head Matthewdavid has announced the launch of Matthewdavid’s Mindflight, a project focused on new age compositions. The new endeavor will officially take hold when the first rele…

Matthewdavid "Tape 2"

LA beat maven Matthewdavid continues to showcase his versatility as a leader within his city’s electronic-music scene. His latest offering, titled Disk II, is a gorgeous CD-R release, limited to…

Matthewdavid "Reunited"

Forthcoming on Matthewdavid’s Leaving Records label, Swedish Fish is a cassette release that finds Anticon co-founder Odd Nosdam splitting tape with the aforementioned noise maker. While Odd Nos…

Matthewdavid "Like You Mean It"

Los Angeles’ preeminent psychedelic beatsmith is all set to follow up last month’s excellent International EP with a new full-length, Outmind (artwork above), slated for release April 19 o…

Matthewdavid "All You'll Never Know"

Nearly a month after we heard the first song that trickled off the forthcoming new EP (and LP, for that matter) from LA cassette-music guru Matthewdavid, we’re treated to another of its four tra…

Matthewdavid "International feat. Dogbite"

Matthewdavid just gave word that he’ll be releasing his first proper solo effort, the International EP (pictured above), this March via Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label, and all we have to …

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