POPTART PETE / JAMAL SMITH

I found out something the other day that made me pretty happy.  Jamal Smith, the skateboarder known for absolutely destroying quarter pipes, dancing, and of course eating cereal makes beats under the Soundcloud alias Poptart Pete.  The best part is that Jamal Smith’s foray into the musical world is no Terry Kennedy tomfoolery, but actually very successful.  Poptart Pete’s sample-based …

tccarr14POPTART PETE / JAMAL SMITH

mp3: Broncho- I Don’t Really Want to Be Social

As much as I would like to pretend that the best music always comes from introspective weirdos and hipsters, sometimes great music comes from a bunch of bros jamming out together.  While they probably have yet to reach the same beer-guzzling, jock status as Guided By Voices, Broncho are not built like your average buzz band (note the bro in …

pkelly94mp3: Broncho- I Don’t Really Want to Be Social

mp3: How to Dress Well- Ocean Floor For Everything

In 2010, How to Dress Well was one of the leading artists in the resurgence of experimental r & b that won every bloggers hearts with purple-soaked tales of lust, drugs and hipstery things.  Becoming equally popular and notorious for his auto-tune rich vocal melodies, How to Dress Well has finally dropped some new material with his track ‘Ocean Floor For Everything’. …

pkelly94mp3: How to Dress Well- Ocean Floor For Everything

Enjoy It While It’s Fresh: Kings

Lately, the world of meticulous Soundcloud beatmakers has been accepting, and beginning to love the heavy, pitched 808 bass drums and rolling hi-hats of southern hip-hop more and more and more producers are building on the idea every day.  One of my favorite producers who is doing this right now is Kings out of Swindon, UK.  On “Lotus Flower In …

tccarr14Enjoy It While It’s Fresh: Kings

Video: Jonti- Nightshift in Blue

Jonti’s ‘Nightshift in Blue’ is a dreamy and trippy stunner that deserves an equally dreamy and trippy video to accompany it.  Luckily trippy, dreamy and stunning is exactly what we get with this new video that mostly follows around Jonti as he wanders in a pink, furry suit. There isn’t much like this video which is perfect for ‘Nightshift in …

pkelly94Video: Jonti- Nightshift in Blue