New music from Moor Mother, STEREO UTOPIA, Pan Amsterdam, Jay Alpha, and more this Mixtape Monday.
Moor Mother is up first this week with Black Encyclopedia of the Air, STEREO UTOPIA keeps pace with La Terra Madre, Pan Amsterdam follows with P.A.&JSammich, and Jay Alpha drops a quick flex titled $hroom.$lug. Mr.Käfer & Phlocalyst deliver Now / Again. Yotaro drops Training tape and Hooks Arthur is in the mix with Stay True All Times.
A.M. Early Morning links with Nightwalker for L.N.E.M. III. Stik Figa is East of MacVicar Ave, Jay Worthy, T.F. & Budgie make magic with The Ballad Of A Dopehead, Bread of Kaliwild keeps it going for the west with A Breath of Fresh Air and Rasheed Chappell teams with 38 Spesh for Checks & Balances. Golden Browne puts on for The District with their debut, Mark De Clive-Lowe makes more Midnight Snacks and Ben Hixon is still Dangerous.
Moor Mother – Black Encyclopedia of the Air
High vibrational transmissions tangle with the haunting rhythm of the future on Moor Mother’s Black Encyclopedia of the Air.
STEREO UTOPIA – La Terra Madre
French beatmaker Spectacteur delivers rhythmic intelligence under the STEREO UTOPIA moniker with the release of La Terra Madre.
Pan Amsterdam – P.A.&JSammich
Pan Amsterdam follows the acclaimed 2020 release HA Chu and the recent standout “RETAIL” with P.A.&JSammich.
Jay Alpha – $hroom.$lug
After a brief hiatus, Jay Alpha delivers a bit of rhythmic reassurance in the form of $hroom.$lug. Knives still sharp as ever.
Mr. Käfer & Phlocalyst – Now / Again
Mr. Käfer & Phlocalyst follow the Sátyr-assisted lead single “Cloudscapes” and “Memories” with a jazz thing titled Now / Again.
Yotaro – Training Tape
Putting on a clinic on behalf of Nara, Yotaro drops an ace demonstration in the art of dusty loops titled Training Tape.
Hooks Arthur – Stay True All Times
Following What You Know May and Wave Form Fluent, Hooks Arthur returns with the beat tape Stay True All Times.
A.M. Early Morning x Nightwalker – LNEM III
A.M. Early Morning and Nightwalker drop a seamless collection for the streets titled Late Nights Early Mornings III.
Stik Figa – East of MacVicar Ave
Stik Figa takes a moment to represent where he’s from with a love letter to his KC coordinates titled East of MacVicar Ave.
Jay Worthy x T.F. + Budgie – The Ballad Of A Dopehead
Jay Worthy, T.F. & Budgie connect on the g-funk drenched collaborative effort The Ballad Of A Dopehead co-produced by Sean House.
Bread of Kaliwild – A Breath of Fresh Air
Bread of Kaliwild represents the best of the L.A. underground with an homage to classic hip-hop titled A Breath of Fresh Air.
Rasheed Chappell x 38 Spesh – Checks & Balances
Rasheed Chappell and 38 Spesh reprise their work on the Ways & Means EP with Checks & Balances featuring DJ Eclipse.
Golden Browne – Golden Browne
Columbia Nights and Jenna Camille combine as Golden Browne on their self-titled collaborative debut featuring yU.
Mark de Clive-Lowe – Midnight Snacks vol. 2
Mark de Clive-Lowe drops a joint for downtempo and broken beat aficionados with the release of Midnight Snacks vol. 2.
Ben Hixon – Dangerous EP
Back with his latest, Ben Hixon samples house music to make house music on the edit exhibition dubbed the Dangerous EP.
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