favourite things | 3.17

favourite things 3.17/soundcloud holds songs by: Bei Bei & Shawn Lee, Clutchy Hopkins & Fat Albert Einstein, Yazz Ahmed, Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet, Collocutor vs. The Expansions, Henry Wu, Alfa Mist, Butcher Brown, Jonah Levine Collective feat. Mndsgn, Elusive, Lojii & Swarvy, Bryant Dope, McKinley Dixon, Children of Zeus, HWLS, Freddie Gibbs, Madlib feat. MED, Joey Bada$$ feat. Schoolboy Q, Cohenbeats feat. Quelle Chris, Ol Burger Beats feat. Oliver The 2nd & Ivan Ave, Kiefer, Sugi.wa, Joey Fatts feat. Curren$y & JMSN.

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Madlib | Bad Neighbor Instrumentals

Bang Ya Head Entertainment is gearing up to release the Instrumentals to the critically acclaimed Bad Neighbor LP by MED and Blu. All beats produced by Madlib. 15 banging instrumentals and 3 bonus beats for your enjoyment. Everything Madlib creates is innovating but the production on Bad Neighbor LP is timeless. Also listen to the unreleased track „The Turn Up“ featuring Oh-No below.

Available on Bandcamp

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favourite things | 1.17

favourite things 1.17/soundcloud  holds songs by Gabriel Garzón-Montano, Jonwayne, Kid Koala feat. Emilíana Torrini, Eeph, Joey Bada$$, CoryaYo, Golden Rules, Emune, Loyle Carner, Quickly, Quickly, Wale, Saga & Thelonious Martin feat. Fashawn, Stro, Pesnoo feat. MED, Oh No & DJ Romes, Relaén x Tusken, Josh Hey, DJM, Karriem Riggins, Daedelus, Pablo Queu, Knxwledge, Nohidea, Paul White, Mop Mop feat. Anthony Joseph x Kalbata, Maalem Mahmoud Guinia & Floating Points, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Sigmund Washington, Thundercat feat. Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins, and Nate Smith.

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favourite things | 11.15

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Our monthly ‚favourite things‘ series is based of the constant digging through soundcloud. We hope the original soundcloud service will remain with us for a long time to come.

The November selection for 2015  holds 1:28 hours of music by artists and producers such as Thundercat, Nate Smith, BadBadNotGood, Rodinia, Amanaz, Chaka Khan, The Kondi Band, Levitros, Wu15, Swarvy, Scoop, Nxworries, MED feat. BLU and Madlib, Anderson.Paak, Freddie Gibbs feat. Black Thought, Toothtaker & Kaytranada, The Broken Orchestra feat. Lady Paradox, Ol‘ Burger Beats, Ivan Ave, Knowsum feat. Anne-Louise Hoffmann, Sarah Williams White, Columbia Nights, Freddie Joachim, Chris McClenney, Holden McOwen, Frank Liin.

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favourite things | 10.15

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„favourite things“ for October 2015 contains 1,4 hours of selected songs and productions from soundcloud by artists such as Skinshape, Willie West, The Mighty Mocambos, Moonchild, Josa Peit, Natty Reeves, Toonorth, Illa J, Tom Misch, Flight (Energy), Mndsgn, Melodiesinfonie, an Ewing x Flamingosis, Es-K, Ivan Ave, Bluestaeb, Brenk Sinatra, Aso, Dregs One & Ill Sugi, 14KT & Tall Black Guy, Reginald Omas Mamode IV, SHEPHERD, DO£ BOY, Wu-Lu & Andrew Ashong, Polyester The Saint, Med, Blu & Madlib, Cavanaugh, Roots Manuva, NAO, Glass Animals & Joey Bada$$ and DJ Krush.

Check out the latest selections on our consistently updated soundcloud page.

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med, blu & madlib | bad neighbor

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MF DOOM, Aloe Blacc, Hodgy Beats, Anderson Paak, Mayer Hawthorne and Dam-Funk join MED and Blu over 100% Madlib beats.

A couple years ago Blu got a few Madlib instrumentals and put together a few demos. The rough collection became the foundation of what would become „Bad Neighbor„. MED, a longtime collaborator of Madlib, put the pieces together, bringing together an impressive group of MCs and vocalists to complete the album.

Listen and see the full tracklist after the jump.
Released on October 30th, pre-order on Rappcats or iTunes.

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favourite things | 9.15

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Our soundcloud playlist for september 2015, „favourite things 9.15“ is packed with nearly two hours of music.

The Set features selected tracks through various styles of music, by artists and producers such as Nils Frahm & eeph, Khruangbin, Rodrigo Amarante, Jono McCleery, Jospeh Scaturro, Josa Peit & Dexter, Sinh feat. Natty Reeve, Adam Snow, Floating Points, Ian Ewing & Flamingosis, Spaze Windu, Gi-Tori, KIP, Melo-Zed, Jenova 7 & Eddie Shinn, Nite-Funk (Nite-Jewel & DaM-FunK), Brenk Sinatra, Blended Babies feat. Anderson Paak & Asher Roth, Jamie Woon, The Cactus Channel feat. Chet Faker, Roots Manuva, YP, Handbook, Giallo Point, Philanthrope, J Dilla, MED, BLU, MADLIB feat. MF DOOM, Golden Rules & Paul White feat. Freddie Gibbs & Yasiin Bey, ShunGu feat. Chester Watson, WOKE feat. George Clinton, Homeboy Sandman, Kirk Knight feat. Joey Bada$$, Flatbush Zombies, & Dizzy Wright, Mick Jenkins, KAYTRANADA & A Tribe Called Quest. Enjoy.

Check out the latest selections on our consistently updated soundcloud page.

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good to be home

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L.A. rapper Johnson Barnes aka Blu’s new album, „Good to Be Home“, dropped last week on Nature Sounds. The 20-track set is produced by Bombay and Blu’s first full-length since 2013’s „York“.  Features comes from Fashawn, Alchemist, MED, Like & BeYoung (Pac Div), Evidence, Co$$, Imani (The Pharcyde), Prodigy, Thurz, Casey Veggies, Krondon, and more.  The entire LP is currently available for full stream after the jump. Avialable on iTunes or Nature Sounds.

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loootpack

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Lootpack – Madlib, Wildchild and DJ Romes – formed in the sea-side town of Oxnard CA, a couple hours north of Los Angeles, and a lifetime away from the mainstream hip-hop world. When Wolf signed the group to Stones Throw in 1998, Madlib had already produced an impressive body of work, enough to fill a 3LP debut album („Soundpieces“) and a series of 12-inch singles. Loopdigga EP collects the rare tracks on those out-of-print singles, each taken from the original master record. The EP is now available at Stones Throw.

„Loopdigga,“ the title track featuring Madlib and MED, is as definitive as any Madlib production of this area, with three disconnected hip-hop verses about digging for records, connected by dusty jazz interludes and the sounds of Quasimoto browsing a record store.

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e&j

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Following his collaboration with Blu, Exile teams up with Johaz, from Los Angeles. Beats produced by Exile, the album features appearances by the Dirty Science members Blu, Aloe Blacc, Fashawn, Co$$, MED, Blu and more. The debut album “E & J” by Dag Savage is now available digital on iTunes or physical via fatbeats.

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the buzz

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MED & Blu announced their new collaboration over Madlib beats with The Burgundy EP earlier this year. „The Buzz“ featuring Mayer Hawthorne, b/w Peroxide featuring Dam-Funk. This is the first time Stones Throw alumni Madlib, MED, Mayer & Dam have all appeared on the same record. This 8-track vinyl EP released by Bang Ya Head & Fat Beats features a bonus beat, instrumentals, and an acappella. Order now!


Support: Stone Throw Records | Bang Ya Head | Fat Beats

rough, rugged and raw

„Rough, Rugged and Raw“ is number one in our new hip-hop mixtape series ALL CAPS. 45 minutes of massive hip hop tracks by artists such as MED, Flying Lotus, Madlib, Quakers, Jaylib, Dudley Perkins, Freddie Gibbs, J Rocc and more. Tracklist below, more information on soundcloud.

01 MED – Now U Know
02 DIBIA$E – Supa Guilty
03 Flying Lotus & Declaime – Lit Up (Instrumental)
04 Oh No – Paper Runs
05 Dudley Perkins – Dollar Bill
06 Strong Arm Steady – Charlie Hustle
07 Guilty Simpson – The Ghetto
08 Quakers – Fitta Happier
09 DaveNotti – Make Em‘ NV
10 Rhettmatic – Do It (feat. MED)
11 Suff Daddy – Brewsters
12 Fid Mella – Don’t Care
13 Jaylib – React (Instrumental)
14 J Dilla – The Red 3
15 Madvillain – Meat Grinder
16 MF DOOM – Ma Huang (Instrumental)
17 Madlib – Untitled 13 (feat. MF DOOM)
18 J.Rocc & MED’s – Salute (feat. WildChild)
19 Madlib – Rebirth Cycle (Super Soul)
20 Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – The Morning After

sonic boom vol. 3

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Volume 3 of Giant Step’s free monthly ‚Sonic Boom‘ series features tracks by Denitia and Sene, Seravince, Moonchild, MED, Stacy Epps, Shafiq Husayn & The Dove Society, Josiah  and some more. You can still download Volume 1 & 2 on Bandcamp.


Support: Giant Step | Bandcamp | Maiya Norton

burgundy

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MED & Blu are announcing a new collaboration and this is the first release ‚Burgundy EP‘ – set to the sweet sound of Madlib beats, with one produced by Georgia Anne Muldrow. The EP contains half vocal tracks, half instrumentals and a cappellas on burgundy colored vinyl, released by MED’s own label Bang Ya Head. Pre-Order now on Stones Throw Records or FatBeats.


Support: MED | SoundcloudStones Throw | Rappcats |

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Oh No - Disrupted Ads (Audio Dispensary System)

Oh No will be releasing his new LP „Disrupted Ads (Audio Dispensary System)“ via Kash Roc Entertainment on January 29th. The album contains new and unreleased instrumentals including features from Gangrene (Oh No and Alchemist), Blu, MED, Souls of Mischief, Rapsody, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Declaime, and more. You can now stram the first track „Jones“ featuring Blu and MED.

Support: Kash Roc Entertainment | Oh No | Twitter

the tricks of the street vol. 3

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„The Tricks Of The Street Vol. 3“ is one hour of finest hip-hop tracks by artists such as Asheru, LMNO & Kev Brown, Beastie Boys, JBrown & the Mic Smith, Nottz, Suff Daddy, JJ DOOM, Oh No, Busta Rhymes, Planet Asia, Ski Beatz, Afu Ra, Consequence, Homeboy Sandman, Torae, Astro, Substantial, Mos Def & The Expressions. Listen on Mixcloud or stream below.

Tracklist:
01 Asheru – Live At Home (feat. Blue Black)
02 LMNO & Kev Brown – Ya Know
03 Beastie Boys – Too Many Rappers (feat. Nas) (Urban Noize Remix)
04 JBrown & the Mic Smith – Cookin‘ Soul
05 Nottz – Turn It Up (feat. Pete Rock)
06 Suff Daddy – Kill Bill
07 JJ DOOM – GMO
08 Oh No – Beware (feat. Cali Agents)
09 Busta Rhymes – Make It Look Easy (feat. Gucci Mane)
10 Planet Asia – Golden State
11 Ski Beatz – Fly High (feat. Smoke DZA and Terri Walker)
12 Afu Ra – Equality (feat. Ky-Mani)
13 Consequence – 1st Time (feat. Talib Kweli)
14 Homeboy Sandman – Watchu Want from Me?
15 Torae – For The Record
16 Astro – Underdogs (feat. MED)
17 Substantial – Reloaded (feat. Homeboy Sandman and Javier Starks)
18 Mos Def & The Expressions – Honey Beef (Steely Chan Mash)
Visit bklyn’s Cloudcast to stream more mixes.

the tricks of the street vol. 2

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After three months since the last bklyn mixtape, we’ll start the new series with a hip-hop mix. „The Tricks Of The Street Vol. 2“ contains one hour with tracks by artists such as Evidence, Oddisee, Consquence, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Statik Selektah, 9th Wonder, J Dilla, Joey Bada$$, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Eric Lau, Quakers, House Shoes, …  mostly new tracks. Hope you enjoy this one.

Listen on Mixcloud or stream below.

Tracklist:
01 Consequence – Soul Power
02 Riff Raff Mcgriff – Tell Em
03 Blu & Exile – Money
04 Evidence – You
05 DTMD – The Struggle Is Real
06 Moka Only & Ayatollah – Everything
07 Oddisee – Let It Go
08 Has-Lo – Hindsight
09 Consequence – 1st Time (feat. Talib Kweli)
10 B.Eure – Summaday
12 Kaimbr & Kev Brown – Songs
13 Statik Selektah – Population Control
14 9th Wonder – Band Practice (feat. Phonte & Median)
15 Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Shame (feat. BJ The Chicago Kid)
16 J Dilla – Do It For Dilla Dawg (feat. Illa J & Frank Nitt)
17 Joey Bada$$ – World Domination
18 Freddie GibbsMadlib – Deep
19 Georgia Anne Muldrow – The Birth Of Petey Wheatstraw
20 Eric Lau – Burn It Up (feat. Guilty Simpson)
21 Quakers – Smoke
22 House Shoes – Last Breath Mayer Shoes (feat. Nottz, Oh No & MED)
23 Torae – That Raw
Visit bklyn’s Cloudcast to stream more mixes.

axel f.

Stones Throw Podcast 75 - MED & J. Rocc's Axel F

Stones Throw podcast series continues – volume 75 features new and original tracks by MED and J.Rocc, coming straight from the lab. Download the mix “Axel F.” via iTunes or stream below.

Stones Throw Podcast 75 : MED & J. Rocc „Axel F“

Support: MED | J.Rocc | Stones Throw

quakers

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The forthcoming self-titled debut from 35-members hip-hop collective Quakers, produced in part by Geoff Barrow of Portishead, will be out March 27 via Stones Throw. Also check out their Stones Throw podcast here.

Download the tracks here and here.

Support: Stones Throw // Quakers