New R&B production by the ‘Emperor of Sound‘, Timbaland. We digs!
Different sound with BIG drums for Alchemist on this one, plus autotune! That might have a few purists’ panties in a bunch, I’m betting….
Some late night dub vibes from Toronto DJ Joe G‘s Spin So Nice project. Regular readers may remember that name from a track titled, “Mikomba” that we posted a few weeks back. Let us know what you think of this brand new track
Sick of the new Adele already? You might could wanna try new artist, Belau whose music is, give or take, like a hipster variation on what she does to my ears.
ICYMI, last week I wrote a piece for BBC 1Xtra‘s DJ Semtex‘s new A Nation of Billions site on the Canadian hip-hop scene. Here’s a quick taste: It’s been a busy past few months for Drake. A couple weeks back, he rode to the top of the Billboard album charts yet again with, What A […]
Second premiere of the week after the DJ Emkay remix of Fetty Wap‘s “RGF Island” this past Tuesday??! The Kitchen got its swagger back! Check out this traptastic, hip-hop flavored original track by the west coast-based duo, Neza x Alxndr. Peep the full bio: NEZA x ALXNDR are 2 musicians based in LA making hip-hop […]
Been a while since we’ve done some formal Different Kitchen Premieres around these parts but stay tuned as we have plans to do more moving ahead. First up though is up-and-coming Miami-based DJ/Producer, Emkay who has teamed up with The Kitchen to present his latest remix, a nice electro bass flip of rapper du jour, […]
Unlike my Favorite Albums of 2014 List posted yesterday there is some sense of what was more liked versus less liked here on my Favorite Songs (not necessarily just singles) List of 2014. The Top 10 is the 10 songs I voted for in this year’s Village Voice Pazz and Jop poll and my number […]
I explained pretty well the criteria I used to do my year-end list back in 2012 but for those of you too lazy to click that link, this is not a list of the ‘best’, most commercially successful or most critically acclaimed albums. The only acclaim these albums have are that they are my favorites. […]
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