♥♥ Fashion and lifestyle blog Street Etiquette delves into the world of music and sound with a new video entititled, Sartorial Sounds. Sartorial Sounds integrates both music and style to showcase the individual talents of spoken word, rap, song, and tap. The project features Jesse Boykins III, Mara Hruby, Joekenneth Museau, Joshua Bennett , Theo Martins, Melo – X, and Rinaldy Alvarez. Check it out below!
♥♥ Electro-funk and “Business Casual” duo Chromeo are proving that sometimes less is more. Watch as the hilarious duo go into the studio to record Drive Time, the “world’s smallest album.” The super limited edition 5” vinyl clocks in at only183 seconds. According to Holy Moly, the album does indeed exist, though is limited to 40 copies. Good luck getting yours hands on this one!
♥♥ The laid-back sounds of FlyNice have been blasting from my speakers all week! The Houston, Texas based duo consisting of vocalist Karina Nistal and the producer/deejay Fly Girl T, have just released a very unique and beautiful album entitled, For The Love Of VOL. 2. The album features the production of DJ Premier, Nicolay, Beat Maker Beat, J Dilla, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Beatnuts, Perquisite, DJ Day, and many more. Did I forget to mention that it’s free? Take a listen to one of the tracks and download if you like what you hear.
♥♥ Melting Pot Music will be releasing Mar Variations 1+2, a limited vinyl series of the much talked about Mar Variations project from Amsterdam. The singer and musician (best known for his work with producer Full Crate) shares his monthly variations through his website marvariations.net. Included will be the songs “1st Session” and “Bipolar Friendship.”
♥♥ Recently launched record label, Yours Truly put together a nice line up for their Friday March 18 SXSW Showcase at Malverde. Stones Throw’s latest signing the Stepkids, Quadron, and Grillade will all hit the stage!
♥♥ Why just play a record when you can wear it too? Playbuttons are albums in the form of a wearable a pin. Each new button badge comes fully loaded with music. To listen, plug in a pair of earbuds and hit play, then pause, skip, or jam out as you see fit!
♥♥ Music To Skate To is Carhartt Radio’s newest show mixed by producer Jamie XX from the British Indiepop sensation The XX. The mix features tracks by artists such as RJD2, Four Tet, Harmonic 313, and The Natural Yoghurt Band! Be sure to check it out!
♥♥ March 9, 2011 marks 14 years since the passing of one of Hip-Hop’s most beloved rappers: The Notorious B.I.G. If you “let your tape rock, until your tape popped”, put on some B.I.G. today!
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