Big tunes from Vhsceral, Czardust, Stro Elliot, Michael Sneed and more this Mixtape Monday.
Vhsceral kicks things off with a quick compilation for Radio Juicy titled IMO, Czardust aka Ohbliv and Sadhugold bring The Ra(w) Material, Stro Elliot drops Moods, and Michael Sneed follows with Days We Lost. Son Little returns with invisible and Vacationer drops Wavelengths.
Culture Power45 serves up the twelfth installment of Automatic Gain Control, EddouXL makes No Mistakes, Estee Nack delivers Afrikan Folk Music and Bub Rock drops D.R.E.A.M.S. Abnormal Sleepz represents for Manchester with Kaleidoscope, newcomer Tay Shakir makes the cut with Progress and ayotheartist drops “a delicate blend” titled Herbarium.
Vhsceral – IMO
Left coast producer Vhsceral experiments with funk and soul across the eight-track IMO EP, out now via Radio Juicy.
Czardust – The Ra(w) Material
Ohbliv and Sadhugold join forces as Czardust on their eleven-track, futurist boom-bap excursion The Ra(w) Material.
Stro Elliot – Moods EP
Stro Elliot follows his self-titled 2016 debut with the Moods EP featuring flips of Bilal, Marvin Gaye, Q-Tip x John Coltrane, and Kanye West.
Michael Sneed – Days We Lost
Oakland’s own Michael Sneed follows a raft of singles with the introspective Days We Lost mixtape, which taps into the lessons of his childhood.
Son Little – invisible
Son Little follows his 2017 album New Magic with the invisible EP. The project packs a punch and closes with a smoldering remix from Quantic.
Vacationer – Wavelengths
Vacationer puts points on the board for Paxico Records with the release of the tape machine masterpiece Wavelengths, which is comprised of fourteen previously unreleased tracks
Various Artists – Automatic Gain Control 12
Back with the latest in the Automatic Gain Control series, Culture Power45 taps Kush Oxford, Sonny James, Cousin Vinny, Fatnice, Blaak The 9th Man, Soultastic, Empee, Dion Brown and more for Volume 12.
Eddou XL – No Mistakes In Jazz
Eddou XL digs deep into the jazz canon on his latest release titled No Mistakes In Jazz, which highlights the genre’s influence on his musical aesthetic.
Estee Nack – #AFRIKANFOLKMUSIC…
Estee Nack’s #AFRIKANFOLKMUSICFROMTHEDIASPORA gets a bump in celebration of the physical release from Loretta Records for Cassette Store Day.
Bub Rock – D.R.E.A.M.S.
NYC’s own Bub Rock follows 2018’s ROCKSEASON and the more recent No Love Lo$t with his latest project titled D.R.E.A.M.S.
Abnormal Sleepz – Kaleidoscope
Manchester spitter Abnormal Sleepz follows the HMD-assisted standout single “Textures” with the fifteen-track Kaleidoscope album featuring DRS, Fox, Excursions and Misha B.
Tay Shakir – Progress
Rising Baltimore producer Tay Shakir makes waves for the newcomers with the eighteen-track album Progress featuring Samurai Lim, Rahkai and Destynee.
ayotheartist – Herbarium
UK producer ayotheartist drops “a delicate blend of herbs, loops and summer” with the arrival of the lush, eleven-track instrumental project Herbarium.
Karas Lamb writes and digs for tunes you haven’t heard yet. She actually wants to listen to your mixtape. Follow her on Twitter @karaslamb.