Dâm-Funk Lines Up New EP
'Architecture' is due out November 4.

Dâm-Funk will release his next EP on Spanish imprint Saft. For almost a decade, Damon Riddick has been putting out grooving, funked-up jams as Dâm-Funk, mostly via L.A. imprint Stones Throw Records. N…

MNDSGN Shares a New Track
'Bodywash' LP is scheduled for September 16 release via Stones Throw Records.

MNDSGN (pronounced “mind design”)—the project of producer and vocalist Ringgo Ancheta—has his latest full-length, Bodywash LP, dropping September 16 on Stones Throw Records. Like his broth…

MNDSGN Readies Stones Throw LP
'Bodywash' is scheduled for September 16 release on Stones Throw Records.

MNDSGN (pronounced “mind design”) is the project of producer/vocalist Ringgo Ancheta, who has his latest full-length, Bodywash, dropping September 16 on Stones Throw Records. Like his brot…

Stream DâM-FunK's 'DJ Kicks' Mix in Full
DâM-FunK's 'DJ-Kicks' album is scheduled for May 27 via !K7 Records.

Following contributions from the likes of DJ Koze, Actress, and Moodyman, DâM-FunK will be the next artist to bestow his musical prowess and reflection to the esteemed DJ-Kicks series. Known all aroun…

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…

J Dilla's Ruff Draft LP Re-issued On Stones Throw Records
The release is available as a full length album, 12" single, and instrumental version.

J Dilla’s 2003 EP “Ruff Draft” was reissued on vinyl yesterday for the first time in eight years via Stones Throw Records. The album was originally released in 2003 as the second off…

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