As promised, Jakarta Records continues their streak of dope music with the full LP stream of Raashan Ahmad‘s latest release “Ceremony” – the album scheduled for official release on April 15th. The project drops amidst the Bay Area MC’s current European tour and features the Crown City Rockers vet making waves with help from a laundry list of friends and musical peers.
WE’RE ALL UP NIGHT TO GET LUCKY! DAFT PUNK, PHARRELL AND NILE RODGERS! Random Access Memories out May 21!!!!!
TRILL VIBES VOL 4. It’s that time again. Handpicked TRAP/TRILL tracks for our April edition.
#1 – TRAVI$ SCOTT “Old English” feat. KING CHIP
#2 – A$AP Rocky “Pussy Money Weed”
#3 – Waka Flocka Flame “Rooster in my Rari” (TNGHT Remix)
#4 – Kanye West “POWER” (Revel Remake)
#5 – Flosstradamus “Rollup” (Baauer Remix)
#6 – Travis Scott “Quintana” (feat. WALE)
#7 – Lunice “I Don’t Like”
#8 – French Montana “Pop That” (feat. Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne)
#9 – Crime Mob “Rock Yo Hips” (Baauer Live Extended)
#10 – A.D.E. “Heartless Agenda”
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It’s all getting serious! Designcollector is starting to celebrate 10 years online together with our friend Jean-Michel from NightDrive Radio who made this awesome mixtape just in time of our Jubilee
Comic Sans is installed more on PCs. Why so serious Linux & Mac? That’s just one of the many things we discovered while looking into the creative history of typography aka fonts. They play a huge part in branding and logos. They bring us the words in the stories we read. They add personality to a message. we wanted to bring the typographic history, usage & character to life. Get your typographic love on!
“In Simon Reynolds’ book Energy Flash, he refers to a 1988 cartoon published in UK newspaper The Sun at the heart of their anti-acid house campaign, depicting “a devil-in-disguise handing out pills like candy and ushering kids into the ‘Acid House’; in the next frame, the welcome mat turns into a trapdoor, dropping the youths into the flames of Hades”.
Have beats will travel: Suff Daddy and Ta-ku have teamed up for a split EP recorded in Sydney and Perth, Australia. When Suff moved from Berlin to Sydney last summer he quickly hooked up with Perth based producer Ta-ku, best known for his „50 Days For Dilla“ project. „Bricks & Mortar“ unites two beatpals with pretty different soundscapes but one common mission: looking for the perfect beat.
In 2011 Baltimore emcee Substantial was facing the possibility of cancer. He ended up having preventive surgery and while laid up, decided to start working on a tribute album to Jill Scott, one of his biggest influences. It was his was of staying busy while healing, and at the same time to give people their roses while they could still smell them.