So I’ve recently become pretty obsessed with Jimmy Fallon, and in particular his always amazing musical skits. Check out why these are a chat show revelation.
Sorry for the brief hiatus ladies and gents, but I’m back with a delightful, sample riddled, Tom’s Diner mix from the ever talented Nephew Wray (formerly HMS Jake).
Things are either just getting doubly repetitive, or doubly good (it’s the latter). College has started up again and it’s now as good a time as any to add to our previous selection of college songs. The previous bunch were a mix of very sincere tunes – so we’re lightening things up a bit here. These are our choice of the nine best songs to get your night started (and finished), college-style. Expect the party-pretentious, distorted pop and a lot of remixes. [Read more...]
I usually wouldn’t include the producer in the title of a song, but Brenton Duvall’s production is too superb to be ignored. Flipping a sample of Michael Jackson’s “PYT” and layering Tayyib’s vocals from “Penthouse Minutes” over the beat, Brenton has created a song that’s perfect to bump back on Winter holiday. The worst part about it is that it’s only 2:18. It’s one of those classic songs that just get me stoked for the future because Tayyib spends the entire time remarking on how dope his life has become since Keystone State of Mind. My favorite line of the song is “They know me on the beach, they know me in the hood/ I’m only 18, but my life is all good.” It’s the life that I strive for, except the hood part, but whate’er. [Read more...]
Whichever of you have thought my posts to be predictable (so probably all of you), take this. I am literally writing about a Lil Wayne song. Well sort of. Anyway it’s dope. [Read more...]
You remember my Archive series? I was enjoying my little ride there, but unfortunately that had to be cancelled prematurely. Orders from the top you see, confidential stuff, all hush-hush. With that interlude over, let’s segue into this actual content: when you get Becoming Real and D/R/U/G/S on one track you know there’s going to be an upbeat ball of awesome:
Previously I had commented that Big Pink’s Stay Gold had something obviously missing and positively rejoiced when I heard Hit The Ground. Well, fear no more, for this remix by AraabMuzik and Danny Brown (A remix within a remix? Remixception? You bet) fills what was once an empty track, peppering in catchy, Gambino-esque rap lyrics: