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Listen: Makaya McCraven – In the Moment: E & F Sides

Makaya McCraven is rocketing his way to legendary status as one of the most inventive drummers alive. While rooted heavily in the jazz tradition, McCraven isn’t afraid of blending elements of hip hop into the jazz scene. Last year’s In…
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Watch: Deca – Breadcrumbs & Gabriel Rachet

While this video has been out for awhile, Deca’s work has clearly been slept on, so wake up for his incredible animated videos for his songs Breadcrumbs and Gabriel Rachet from his album The Ocean. This mellowed out song chills…
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Listen: Ras G – Other Worlds EP

L.A. native Ras G has long been a member of the legendary SoCal beat scene, yet has escaped the household success that some members have attained. However, when it comes to the convergence of jazz, soul and r&b, with an…
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Free Download: Raw Poetic & Kvosh – The Nations

East meets West with explosive results. Quietly released on Refinitions Records’ Soundcloud page, this collaboration with Raw Poetic and Moscow producer Kvosh is both a surprise and a stroke of brilliance.  Raw is a criminally slept on emcee, who really needs…
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Watch: Harald Kindseth – Betty Boop

Care of Oslo, Norway, a producer working under the name Harald Kindseth is producing incredible beats in a style and caliber long left to the memories of those who remember greats such as DJ Shadow and RJD2. Quietly existing in…
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Watch: Oddisee – CounterClockwise

For many locations our readers inhabit, the chilling reach of winter is finally receding. With the improved weather comes all of the great things we all enjoy – including a wave of summer music releases.  We’ve all now had a…