Kool A.D., one-third of Das Racist, offers up this solo mixtape, The Palm Wine Drinkard, for all to hear. Generally the most relaxed member of the trio, Kool A.D.’s perpetual-chill is present on the tape, but it’s still in line with everything we’re used to from Das Racist as a whole. Download it here. Photo [...]
Montreal-based artist Grimes has just signed to 4AD, who will bring us her forthcoming and highly-anticipated album, Visions, on February 21st, 2012. Known for making music that can be considered, more or less, weird pop… Grimes’ Visions is set to blow her previous efforts away. If you haven’t yet heard the amazing “Oblivion,” check it [...]
Raekwon The Chef just released his new mixtape, Unexpected Victory, to kick off hip-hop in 2012. 9th Wonder, Statik Selectah, Busta Rhymes and Mobb Deep all have their hands in this one, among many more. You can grab it right here.
Piano virtuoso and long-time BRM favorite, Marco Benevento, brings his one-of-a-kind, jam-out party to the Highline Ballroom on Thursday, December 29th, and BRM has a pair of tickets to give away. All you need to do is be the first person to tweet this story, and tag both @beyondracemedia and @MarcoBenevento. Check out just a smidgen [...]
The final mixtape in The Weeknd trilogy, Echoes of Silence, is now available for download. If you’ve heard the other two, there’s not much more to be said. Get it here.
Bi-coastal, world-influenced rock act Outernational have released an eighteen-track EP entitled Todos Somos Ilegales. The EP clocks in at just over fifty minutes, featuring a combination of new material, collaborations and reworkings of previously released tracks from the band’s back catalog including a cover of Woody Guthrie’s “Deportees” featuring Tom Morello, released earlier in the [...]
To go along with the Canyon Candy EP, which is available now on Luaka Bop, Javelin have released a short film of the same name (via Stereogum). The film is a fun interpretation of a not-so-fun time in the Wild West, and features, if you haven’t guessed, the music you will find on the EP. [...]
Azealia Banks, creator of the whacked-out breakout track “212,” just released a new one entitled “Liquorice,” featuring the beats of Lone’s “Pineapple Crush.” Listen below… LIQUORICE by Azealia Banks