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Herb

Herbie Hancock has been more influential in my development than any other single artist. I was introduced to his album “Head Hunters” by my cousin when I was about 8, and my mind was immediately blown. I had heard jazz … Continue reading

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Mnd’s I

Thanks, Mndsgn! He and Devonwho just released an album together last week. Listen/buy here http://klipmode.bandcamp.com/ Track 26 on that album, called “Ovrwhere”, is fearless. I’ve already listened to it way too many times, but it is such challenging listen that … Continue reading

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What does non-objective music mean to me? Taking experimentation to the extreme, many artists don’t even include traditional rhythm in their compositions. Kind of like free jazz, these dudes (and dudettes!) are experiencing music through very thin guidelines and only … Continue reading

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A New Chapter!

A new chapter has begun in my life, folks. My music will be different, my projects less varied, my Futurama intake severely attenuated. It’s terrible and wonderful all at the same time; my macbook died. He totally died. He’s been … Continue reading

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Frying Rotus

That video is nuts! Hella original, and Flying Lotus is about as original of a cat that you could find. He’s based of out LA and is pretty much spearheading a genre with his un-quantized synthesizer masterpieces, and he’s the … Continue reading

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Aww tech her!

Naw, it’s Autechre. One of the more forward thinking electronic duos in the known universe. I wouldn’t actually consider them a part of hip hop’s current slankification, but within their own musical career they’ve expanded the minds of oh so … Continue reading

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Is you iz

Flying Lotus and Samiyam colab, you’re life’s better now that you’ve heard it.  These two guys are at the forefront of progressive hip-hop, and each are going to get their own entry 😉 Samiyam is up first. He grew up … Continue reading

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