“Roots” is a new one from Imagine Dragons, and you may find this clip to be of interest. The video was done with director Matt Eastin and was shot in New Zealand while the band were on tour. You can purchase the song directly from Amazon.com
You may be familiar with Kanga when she did a remix of a clipping. song. Now moving away from the distance and into the forefront, Kanga will be releasing an EP (her first) called Dissonance and you can have a listen to “Vital Signs”. You may hear it and have to check your own vital signs, just to be sure you’re still alive. You’ll want to stay alive for another month and then after that, for Dissonance will be released on October 30th. Check out the song, and you can have it for free, while supplies last.
If you picked up the new album by L’Orange & Kool Keith called Time? Astonishing… (Mello Music Group), you may have said “damn, I wish there were some instrumentals for these songs.” You’re in luck. Today (September 29th) is the day you will be able to download it for free, in its entirety. Once this is over with, you will not be able to find this again unless you go on some blog or run a torrent somewhere but you don’t want that, not when you can get it for freel. The player is above, do what you have to do to obtain it.
Producer N.O. Bricks worked on “Champion Song” by Slangston Hughes. This New Orleans rapper will be releasing a new EP very soon called Spring Forward and everyone involved would like for you to check it out. It’s a free download too so get to it, while supplies last.
Rest In Paradise (Hit City U.S.A.) is the new album to be released next week Friday (October 9th) by Kisses and for those of you who have been wondering “when are they going to come out with something new?”, that answer is ten days from now. You can have a sample of their song called “Jam”, which you may jam to.
To make things more interesting, the duo have also made their own jam, the edible type. It’s a plum-flavored jam called Plum Kisses and they collaborated with a restaurant in Los Angeles called Sqirl to put this out. You can purchase it at Sqirl if you’re in the L.A. area or order it directly from Hit City U.S.A.
“Lobby Dough” is a new cut from PJ Ghost, a rapper out of Brooklyn who worked with Sebastian Telfair for this very track. If you’re thinking “wait a minute: that Sebastian Telfair?” and if you’re assuming that’s the NBA star, you are correct.
Brooklyn’s PJ Ghost brings us his official video for “Lobby Dough”, which features a cameo from PJ’s fellow Coney Island
native, NBA star Sebastian Telfair.
You read that right: come October, Indian Handcrafts will release a new album called Creeps (Sargent House) and not only that, they’re supporting the album with an opening slot for Kylese. How great is that? Here are the confirmed dates for the tour:
October 6… St Petersburg, FL (State Theatre) ℔
October 7… Miami, FL (Grand Central) ℔
October 8… Orlando, FL (The Social) ℔
October 9… Savannah, GA (The Jinx) ℔
October 10… Asheville, NC (New Mountain) ℔
October 11… Nashville, TN (Basement East) ℔
October 13… Columbus, OH (The Basement) ℔
October 14… Grand Rapids, MI (Pyramid Scheme) ℔
October 15… Chicago, IL (Empty Bottle) ℔
October 16… Cleveland, OH (Grog Shop) ℔
October 17… Pittsburgh, PA (Altar Bar) ℔
October 19… Boston, MA (Brighton Music Hall) ℔
October 20… Philadelphia, PA (Underground Arts) ℔
October 21… Brooklyn, NY (Saint Vitus) ℔
October 22… Jersey City, NJ (Monty Hall) ℔
October 23… Richmond, VA (Broadberry) ℔
October 24… Washington, DC (Rock & Roll Hotel) ℔
October 25… Atlanta, GA (The EARL) ℔
℔ = w/ Kylesa, Inter Arma, Irata
Before the tour begins, you can now stream the album a few days before its release this Friday, the player is below. Creeps can be pre-ordered from Amazon.
They call this a leak but it’s not a leak if you actually do it yourself. No matter, maybe I can call this a cheek, so check out this new cheek from Bruse Wane called “Hercules”, whcih is as strong as its name indicates. It will be on Bruse’s forthcoming album The Earl Manigault Of Rap
, out on November 23rd.
Kooley High will be releasing a new EP on October 9th called Heights, which will be interesting to some of you as the entire project was recorded in Raleigh, North Carolina at 9th Wonder’s Bright Lady Studios. While they were in NC to make this, the vibe of this is Brooklyn, as you will hear in “Middle East Coastin’”, baby.
“Got It For Me” is a new track by Apontay, which will be on his forthcoming project called #EastNewYorksOwn, so get ready for the blast of an avalanche. The song was produced by Lee On The Beats.