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Enjoy It While It’s Fresh: ghostwerk

Electronic music production is rapidly moving towards simplicity.  More and more producers are sticking to programs like FL Studio and Ableton Live with high ease of use and a vast library of tips and instructions in the form of forums and message boards.  ghostwerk, however, finds inspiration and creativity through older music formats that are quickly going extinct such as the .it format …

tccarr14Enjoy It While It’s Fresh: ghostwerk

The Melt Compilation Vol. 1

L.A.-based record label/artist collective thing The Melt just put out this compilation completely stacked with amazing artists.  Alongside the five resident producers at The Melt including Djemba Djemba and Gossamer, the compilation also has tracks from 14 other producers including Color Plus, C.Z., and RAJA among others.  If you’re looking for new producers who are leading the way in pushing electronic …

tccarr14The Melt Compilation Vol. 1

mp3: RAJA Black – Peace

I’m glad to say that it appears that people are starting to take notice of Kingston/Brooklyn NY producer RAJA’s incredible and eclectic talent.  Although I’m not completely sure, from this track it looks as though RAJA and Brainfeeder spitter Jeremiah Jae are teaming up to make a project under the monicker RAJA Black.  Although I was a little underwhelmed by …

tccarr14mp3: RAJA Black – Peace

mp3: Twin Cabins – Cool Kids

In the time since New Order first rose to prominence, they have always been a huge influence in the Indie Rock world, and now that it is approaching 30 years since they released Power, Corruption, and Lies many bands are trying to emulate their sound.  Some take the New Order influences too far, and some, like Craft Spells and Twin Cabins, …

tccarr14mp3: Twin Cabins – Cool Kids

Mixtape: Vince Staples & Michael Uzowuru – Winter In Prague

After consistently putting out great tracks every other month or so, Vince Staples and Michael Uzowuru finally just dropped a full project together.  Winter in Prague has all of the quirky yet on point Neptunes-influenced beats we’ve learned to expect from Michael Uzowuru with a darker tinge than previous tracks that suits Vince’s style extremely well.  Vince is still at …

tccarr14Mixtape: Vince Staples & Michael Uzowuru – Winter In Prague

mp3: Danny Brown – Change

I was completely unaware of this until now, but Danny Brown and Johnson&Jonson are teaming up to put out a project soon.  For those of you that don’t know, Johnson&Jonson is the duo consisting of Blu and Mainframe who have been putting out some really exciting and underrated experimental and psychedelic rap albums for a while now.  For this project, …

tccarr14mp3: Danny Brown – Change

mp3: Vince Staples & Michael Uzowuru – TRAFFIC (Feat. SK La’Flare)

Here is a new track from the dynamic duo that is Vince Staples and Michael Uzowuru, this time enlisting the assistance of none other than the trap legend himself, SK La’Flare.  For “TRAFFIC” Uzowuru provides a beat that combines aggressive and syncopated horn hits that give the track an opulent mafia-esque swagger, with a vicious synth blaring in the background.  …

tccarr14mp3: Vince Staples & Michael Uzowuru – TRAFFIC (Feat. SK La’Flare)