Reflection, contemplation, and spirit is the mantra for this new compilation of songs from Melodiesinfonie. The Swiss producer offers up an 8-track album of pure instrumental hip-hop with his penchant for combining off the wall samples with soulful harmonies and sophisticated drum patterns.
Our friend and artist Andrew Kodama sat down with inspirational Oakland artist Jimi Evins for a video profile of his studio.
The Ugly Brothers are artists based in Reykjavik, Iceland. They find their voice in graffiti, painting on surfaces of all kinds from huge silos to abandoned looking huts. They have an unpredictable style that varies piece by piece, which usually involves a mixture of letter forms and playful imagery. They have successfully kept their anonymity over the years, yet they expect the law to catch up to them again soon… Despite this, the Ugly Brother remain committed to their craft and continue to keep Iceland’s graffiti culture alive.
We took the time to talk to the movers and shakers behind San Francisco’s premiere techno party on the eve of their 8-year anniversary, getting an exclusive look into their history with SF’s techno scene.
Regularfantasy, aka Olivia Meek, is a musician & dj based out of Vancouver. Her aesthetic can be summed up by modern day's “21st century petroleum based culture,” which is actually the basis for the name of one of her musical collaborations, Plush Throw.
The East Bay producer you need to know about just released three albums of inspired instrumental hip-hop.
We talked to the Vancouver artist about her projects, new music, and creative process.
Meet the East Bay producer who is organizing one of the most exciting underground showcases for beat makers and MC’s.