After making a name for himself by dropping his now-iconic producer tag onto hits by acts like Playboi Carti, Lil Uzi Vert and Travis Scott, cloud rap’s go-to beatmaker has been stepping out from behind the boards as well. Charting last year’s TLOP5 in the top 40, Pi’erre Bourne’s latest sees the producer continuing to … Continue reading Pi’erre Bourne – Good Movie
Quickly rising funk sensation Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge, known for his jazz and soul-sampling beats, combined their talents on this 19 track album that never feels like it overstays its welcome. Often hilarious, the album captures the era of 60s and 70s soul music in a way no other modern artists have been, continuing … Continue reading NxWorries (Knxwledge and Anderson .Paak) – Yes Lawd!
Longtime veteran of the EDM music scene DJ Shadow releases his first body of work in 5 years, combining his familiar instrumental hip hop beats with experimentation into the world of more off-kilter rhythms and cinematic and ambient soundscapes. The Run The Jewels-featuring single “Nobody Speak” is what piqued my interest in this project, and … Continue reading DJ Shadow – The Mountain Will Fall