New music from E L U C I D x Von Pea, Dregs One, The Council of the Gods and more this Mixtape Monday.
E L U C I D and Von Pea are up top this week with Dirtee Deacon, Dregs One serves up Corner Store Poetry, The Council of the Gods drops Trilogy and Moemaw Naedon returns alongside C. Scott for River Rats.
UnlikePeople follows with OCD and WateRR is back with For The Streets and Scholars Vol. 3. YL is in the mix with ADAPTATION, Jazz Cartier drops The Fleur Print and AJ Rios is Evanescent. SassyBlack delivers the first installment of the 3 Way series, Ngaiire follows with 3, and Zoe’s Shanghai closes this week with a heaping helping of heat.
E L U C I D x Von Pea – Dirtee Deacon (In T.S.O.Pea)
E L U C I D and Von Pea bring a decade-old collection to light for the first time with the release of Dirtee Deacon (In T.S.O.Pea).
Dregs One – Corner Store Poetry
Dregs One drops a gem on behalf of The Bay Area with the release of Corner Store Poetry featuring Ziggy.
The Council of the Gods – Trilogy
Representing Jamrock, The Council of the Gods put in work on Trilogy featuring Son Raw, Time Cow and Sawandi.
Moemaw Naedon x C.Scott – River Rats
Moemaw Naedon and C. Scott lean into the dank, suffocating feeling of the pandemic on the psych-rap excursion River Rats.
UnlikePeople – OCD
Six years after their debut, Sacramento duo UnlikePeople returns with a booster of their signature intergalactic jazz sound on OCD.
WateRR – For The Streets And Scholars Vol. 3
Following Wizard of The Crystal 2 and Order of The Day, WateRR returns with For The Streets And Scholars Vol. 3.
YL – ADAPTATION
Fresh off of ‘03 Blackout and It Never Entered My Mind, YL returns with ADAPTATION. If you know YL releases, you know the bench is deep.
Jazz Cartier – The Fleur Print
Following the standout single “Cuzzi’s Revenge,” multi-hyphenate Jazz Cartier makes a splash with his sophomore album The Fleur Print.
AJ Rios – Evanescent EP
Keeping his foot on the gas, producer AJ Rios follows recent titles Unsung and Under The Stars with the Evanescent EP.
SassyBlack – 3 Ways Vol. 1
Dropping the first installment of a three-take EP series, SassyBlack returns to the lineup with 3 Ways Vol. 1.
Ngaiire – 3
Sydney-based, Papua-bred singer/songwriter Ngaiire takes stock of life on the lush and introspective new album 3.
Zoe’s Shanghai – Lava Love
Parisian collective Zoe’s Shanghai takes a soulful excursion with the follow-up to their 2019 debut A Mirage… titled Lava Love.
Karas Lamb writes and digs for tunes you haven’t heard yet. She wants to listen to your music. Follow her on Twitter @karaslamb.