Archive for Front of the Crates

Tuesday Forecast

Here’s some new music, some from old artists, some from new, some solo stuff from artists you know from other bands (such as Massive Attack). You’ll figure it all out I’m sure. Cuz I have not. Peace, suckas.


Front of the Crates 08.08.13

Elizabeth & The Catapult – Taller Children

Small Multiples – Know My Name


Front of the Crates 07.26.13

Hayden James – Permission to Love
Mike G Featuring Left Brain & The Internet – Lincoln
Coverville 967: The Prince Cover Story IV


Tuesday Forecast- Late Edition

Classic rapper, show & prove producer, outré hip hop from factor, moody grime, poppy punk, thrash metal punk, classic must have soul, noise rock, “Scottish crate-digging team offer up . . . feral rockabilly and early surf from the ’50s and early ’60s,” straight forward jazz, modern jazz, ill piano beats, and even more…classic Wu from the underrated U-God.


Front of the crates 06.28.13

Sofrito Super Discoteca Down Under Mix

“The original discotheque DJs of the 70s weren’t restricted by genre – they mixed up soul, funk, rock and experimental music to create the nascent disco sound. The Sofrito sound starts from the same point but draws from the tropics – combining bassline soukous, cosmic highlife, stripped-down drum edits, raw carnival rhythms, Manding vibes, scratchy calypso and modern productions that continue in the grand tradition of the discotheque, from Abidjan to Detroit via London, Paris and beyond…”

The PixiesBagboy


Front of the Crates 06.14.13

You Need This Music [Explicit]

Brian Menifee – For the hood


False Idols

And one of my hands down all time favorite hip hop albums…