Monday, March 28, 2011

Street Art

Illustrator Michal Dziekan

Hodgy Beats - Mystery


Dela - Go On ft. Reach

                        French producer Dela continues to bang out quality 'emcee music' adding weight
                        to the anticipation of his album Translation Lost releasing on March 31st. Absorb.


Big K.R.I.T - Return of 4eva [Album]

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Big K.R.I.T. - Dreamin' [Video]

Nardwuar vs. Odd Future

Pusha T - Fear of God

                         Pusha dropped Fear of God few days ago, was not as solid as expected. His flow is 
                         consistent as always throughout the mixtape, just not too much of a fan of the beat 
                         selection. Enjoy & Absorb.

Pusha T - Can I Live Freestyle

Pusha T - Open Your Eye

Pusha T - Cook It Down

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Clickin Random Shit: SCINTILLATION

                         This is an experimental film made up of over 35,000 photographs. It combines an 
                         innovative mix of stop motion and live projection mapping techniques. 

Black Milk @ SXSW

Self Scientific - God's Language [Prod. DJ Khalil]


This track is solid. Absorb

Friday, March 18, 2011

Lykke Li - I Know Places

Thom York Recording with MF Doom

                         I have always been a hip-hop enthusiast, it will always be my root and core, but I also
                         spend a lot of time towards other forms of music. With that being said, Radiohead 
                         has been one of my favorite groups in the ranks of Wu-Tang and The Roots, so to see
                         Thom Yorke and Metal Fingers diffusing (again) is some pretty interesting shit. 
                         Hopefully they have something serious in store, wonder how Thom would look 
                         like with a Doom mask on.

Pusha-T - Cook It Down

                         Pusha-T from the Clipses throws down a remix to Bun B's Put It Down, does an 
                         ill job. Absorb

Dela - What U Wanna (feat. Blu)

                         Blu & Dela are dominating names in undergound hip-hip music today, both
                         developing an impact on music. Blu throws down a solid flow with Dela's soulful
                         production. Look out for Dela's new album soon. Absorb


The Art Of Chase - Snowpainting

Big K.R.I.T. - American Rapstar


Sunday, March 13, 2011

Mos Def - World Premiere [Video]

                         Mos Def performing "World Premiere" on The Daily Habit. Its always good to see 
                         hip hop artists pick up a Madlib beat and drop a few bars on them. Enjoy.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Planet Asia - Boil Makers (Prod By Madlib)

                         Planet Asia has been doing his thing for many years in the underground hip-hop 
                         scene - He teams up with one of hip-hops legendary producers Madlib. PA's album
                         is in store now titled Crack Belt Theater. Absorb.

Nas x TDK

Music Therapy, It Exists

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Big K.R.I.T - Dreamin'

                         I won't lie, I was late to acknowledge K.R.I.T. and what he brings to the table. Being 
                         from the south its much tougher to be critically accepted in Hip-Hop, especially after
                         artists such as Outkast, UGK and Scarface to name a few. With that being said, K.R.I.T
                         is a dosage of something fresh & authentic that is needed today, carrying his Mississippi                          roots and producing everything himself, K.R.I.T is here to make a mark.
                         Return of 4Eva drops March 22nd. Absorb.

                          "I told them call me KRIT, they told me to change my name 
                           Don't be alarmed if you don't make it that's just - part of the game
                            Besides I don't rap about dope, nor do I sell it
                           Guess the story of a country boy aint compelling"

Marion Bolognesi - Watercolor faces

Monday, March 7, 2011

Punjabis, we work hard

Writtenhouse - While You Were Sleeping [Album]

Writtenhouse - Sticky

                         I always pay closer attention to underground artists in any genre, they provide a level of 
                         enjoyment and quality that is unparalleled by any 6 figured/mainstream/Waka-LexLuger-
                         drum-pattern will ever provide. With that being said, Writtenhouse hails out of hip-hop                          rich Philadelphia, they are known to provide an energetic live show rooted from a genuine
                         friendship based on making music. Lead emcee Charlie K takes you on a 90's boom-bap
                         journey of non-stop lyricism. Absorb & Enjoy

                         Writtenhouse - While You Were Sleeping

Lupe Fiasco x Hip Hop Nation L.A.S.E.R.S. In Studio Performance

itstheBino x Lupe Fiasco x Hip Hop Nation L.A.S.E.R.S. In Studio Performance from on Vimeo.

Where I'm From x Clifford Smith [Method Man]

Where I'm From x Clifford Smith from Gasface on Vimeo.

Lupe Fiasco - All Black Everything

                         LASERS leaked and I am sure most of you all already absorbed that, and after all 
                         that wait was it worth it? 

                         According to the Lupe [telling the Chicago Times] he was told to dumb it down..

                                                  "I was specifically told" -- Fiasco chuckled -- "'Don't rap too 
                                                  deep on this record.'" He laughed some more. "That was a 
                                                  specific order from the top. 'You're rapping too fast or too slow, 
                                                  or it's too complex. 

                         Truthfully, Its not the same listening to Lupe without trying to keep up with his 
                         witty paradigm of words, but Lupe still manages to stick to his core and delivers.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Lykke Li - I Follow Rivers

                          Lykke Li released her second album a few days ago titled Wounded Rhymes
                          She has definitely grown in the last 3 years, her voice screams not giving a fuck,
                          and bleeds throughout Wounded Rhymes darker theme. Absorb it. 

                     Lykke Li - I Follow Rivers
                     Lykke Li - I Follow Rivers (Tyler, The creator remix)

Lil Wayne - 6 Foot 7 [Video]

                          Its bad enough Inception got snubbed in the Oscar's worse then DeRozen in the 
                          dunk competition (Nothing against Kings speech, wicked movie, a little against Blake tho), 
                          but its even worse when the first thing Dwayne does when he gets out of jail is watch 
                          the movie and tells Hype to put him in DiCaprio's shoes...enjoy. 

Marinate This: Paris Vs. Socrates

Reks - Mr.Nobody / Rhythmatic Eternal King Supreme [Mixtape]

                          Reks recently dropped Rhythmatic Eternal King Supreme, Mr. Nobody is a slightly
                          deeper track but never the less its a smooth listen, worth absorbing. Its good to see
                          artists like Reks keeping up with the music. Reks originally dropped Grey Hairs in 08'
                          coming with a diligent flow which and a realistic subject matter, if you have never 
                          heard of him throw him on your Ipod and let it play out.

                     Reks - Rhythmatic Eternal King Supreme  

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Intelligent People Use More Drugs

                          Don't let the picture throw you off, its in no way reference soldiers and 
                          their level of intelligence. I just thought it was a pretty cool picture...

                          Nonetheless, according to a study by Satoshi Kanazawa, he shows an 
                          association between general childhood intelligence and adult 
                          consumption of psychoactive drugs. I know you potheads are probably 
                          rolling a spliff right now feeling proud, Kanazawa also mentions that 
                          more intelligent people are more likely to make stupid decisions 
                          (earlier study), so save half of the spliff and open a book, I know I did.

                     Source, Hit the link for full article.

Raekwon - Silver Rings (Feat Ghostface Killah)

                          Raekwon the Chef still cookin'. His new album Shaolin Vs. Wu-Tang comes 
                          with a lot of classic wu feel and strong features, good to see Raek banging 
                          out strong from Cuban Linx II, even when hes Rza-less.

Marinate This

Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale

World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale from World Science Festival on Vimeo.

                          Bobby McFerrin (Don't worry, be happy) demonstrates the power of the pentato-
                          nic scale, using audience participation, at the event "Notes & Neurons: In 
                          Search of the Common Chorus", from the 2009 World Science Festival, June 12, 
                          2009.  Its old...but you can't deny how interesting it remains.

Radiohead - Lotus Flower [Video]


                          You know your successful in the music business when you announce an 
                          album being released online a week in advance and the entire Radiohead
                          fan base rushes it the minute it drops. Thom's firsts single Lotus Flower 
                          sets the tone well, imagine if everyone felt music like that? Album King of
                     Limbs out now.

Tyler, The Creator - Yonkers

Tyler, The Creator - Yonkers from Dauphín on Vimeo.

                          Tyler, the Creator. Keep your eye on him - hes 17, bangs out every beat 
                          out himself, and is lyrically very polite. Straight from L.A. you'll also 
                          find him amongst a group known as OFWGKTA (Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill
                          Them All).

Tyler the Creator

Hit the link below to absorb.
Tyler, the Creator - Yonkers

Sara Blake. Wicked Art.

TEDx Brooklyn / Hello ZSO / The KDU from Sara Blake on Vimeo.

                          I have been following Sara's work for about a year now, she has a unique 
                          combination of pencil, digital and water color. Definitely worth checking 
                          out her work. ΩΩΩΩ

                          Sara Blake aka ZSO. Hit the link,