El Michels Affair, Cassowary, Bobby Earth, Active Child, VHOOR and more are up this Mixtape Monday.
El Michels Affair leads the pack with Adult Themes, CASSOWARY is self-titled, and Bobby Earth drops PROGRESSION 2. Active Child follows with In Another Life and VHOOR is all Baile & Vibes. Dutchyyy’s Mother (Nocturnalis) EP is on deck, Tha God Fahim returns After Every Dark Day, Jamo Gang is Walking With Lions, Nappy Nina drops a 30 Bag and Blakk Soul delivers with Take Your Time.
B.A. Badd drops bars on Really HIM, Acclimated Assassin is back Out Of The Blue, Nelson Bandela returns with Bandela BeatTape 007, SRCMTRL is in the mix with La Vita è Bella, Slap Serif is the Voice Inside The Music and L.A. crew Real Bad Man drops another fire compilation with the release of On High Alert Volume 2. DJ Rahdu closes this week with the Fedora Mix.
CASSOWARY – Cassowary
LA’s own CASSOWARY drops a gem for fans of west coast jazz and good vibes in general with his breezy, self-titled album Cassowary.
Bobby Earth – PROGRESSION 2
Bobby Earth follows 2018’s Cloudy McSunshine and a steady stream of singles with his latest project PROGRESSION 2. The sequel to PROGRESSION features Topaz Faerie and Jasmine Canales.
El Michels Affair – Adult Themes
El Michels Affair drops the highly-anticipated album Adult Themes, which expands their “cinematic soul” signature into an expansive and carefully orchestrated funk score.
Active Child – In Another Life
Active Child lends his haunting timbre and slick harmonies to the lush, industrial, and otherworldly album In Another Life.
VHOOR – Baile & Vibes
Almost one year after the release of Baile & Trill, Brazil’s own VHOOR is back from the lab with Baile & Vibes.
Dutchyyy – Mother (Nocturnalis)
Dutchyyy pays tribute to his mother with the release of the meditative and deeply moving Mother (Nocturnalis) EP.
Tha God Fahim – After Every Dark Day Comes Sunshine
Jamo Gang – Walking With Lions
Ras Kass, El Gant, and J57 do some heavy lifting as Jamo Gang on their collaborative album Walking With Lions featuring DJ Premier.
Nappy Nina – 30 Bag
Nappy Nina drops another heater, following The Tree Act and Dumb Doubt with her latest titled 30 Bag. The project produced by Unjust features maassai and Stas THEE Boss.
Blakk Soul – Take Your Time
Blakk Soul drops a beautiful collection of tracks for his Mello Music Group debut Take Your Time featuring Nana, Marcus Paul, Joell Ortiz, Gerson Zaragoza, Amaal, and Cocoa Sarai.
B.A. Badd – Really HIM
Syracuse spitter B.A. Badd is razor-sharp over tracks from Reallyhiiim on the Really HIM EP featuring $ha Hef.
Acclimated Assassin – Out Of The Blue
Austin transplant Acclimated Assassin puts on for the city with the breezy, cinematic beat tape Out Of The Blue.
Nelson Bandela – Bandela BeatTape 007 – MACRO
Nelson Bandela is back to drop off the latest installment in the Bandela BeatTape series with the arrival of 007 – MACRO.
SRCMTRL – La Vita è Bella
New York’s own SRCMTRL raises the bar for lo-fi beats with the “jazz-inspired boom-bap” of his debut titled La Vita è Bella.
Slap Serif – Voice Inside The Music
Producer Slap Serif represents Bellingham, Washington on his evocative, limited-edition debut album Voice Inside The Music.
Real Bad Man – On High Alert Volume 2
LA crew Real Bad Man follows On High Alert with Volume 2 of the series featuring Boldy James, Willie the Kid, Flee Lord, Eto, Elcamino, Blu, Lojii, Inspectah Deck, and Plug One (of De La Soul).
DJ Rahdu – Fedora Mix
DJ Rahdu drops the smoothed out Fedora Mix to soothe your ears and celebrate the arrival of spring during a time of social distancing.
Karas Lamb writes and digs for tunes you haven’t heard yet. She wants to listen to your mixtape. Follow her on Twitter @karaslamb.