Stream: Sampha – “Happens”

November 12, 2013 1 comment

This song…is SO GOOD. The lyrics, the way the chorus pulls you in every single time, the way it peaks at the end. Sampha proves time and time again he really only needs a piano and his vocals to seduce the universe, musically. “Happens” was released today as the B-side to Sampha’s “Too Much.” The […]

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Stream: Sampha – “Too Much”

November 7, 2013 1 comment

While I love Aubrey, when I first heard “Too Much” live on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon I remember thinking…Drake kind of imposed on that Sampha song. And now we are blessed with the sweet angel’s version in full. Noisey points us to the fact that the linear notes of Drake’s album reveal the Drake […]

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Stream: M.I.A. – Matangi (LP)

November 1, 2013 No comments yet

I know most of you are busy listening to Blue Chips 2 but M.I.A’s Matangi is finally here for your streaming pleasure! The album is giving me life on this dreary, never-ending Friday. I’m currently in the midst of my first listen so I can’t really give any real opinion at this time. However, I […]

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Stream: Kwabs – “Last Stand”

October 29, 2013 1 comment

I fell hard for Kwabs after hearing his cover of “Wilhelm Scream”. A couple months back we heard Kwabs’ original song, “Spirit Fade,” and my fandom was in full force–which is quite intense for only hearing two songs. Now we were finally given the gift of the SOHN produced, “Last Stand.” And boy is it […]

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Stream: Kelela – “Go All Night”

October 23, 2013 1 comment

Kelela is an artist I’ve been meaning to post for some time. I think a Solange cosign for the R&B singer is the perfect reason to finally share her music. “Go All Night” is the first track we’re hearing from Solange’s Saint Records forthcoming Saint Heron R&B compilation. Per the new Saint Heron website, the […]

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Discover: Fatima – “Black Dough”

October 15, 2013 No comments yet

Fatima 'Black Dough' (prod. Flako) by Fatima Fatima came out of the gate SPRINTING with “Black Dough.” This track was my introduction to the UK artist and she more than caught my eartention. “Black Dough” brings on a nostalgic vibe at times, but there is also something totally fresh permeating throughout the tune. The singer […]

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