Please excuse the lag in posts… hopefully this latest podcast, packed to the brim with goodies, will make up for it. As always, it’s an eclectic aural exploration. Travelling from South American future dub, to headnod-inducing indy soul, to global bass and funky house- I tried to connect the dots between a wide range of fresh new sounds in classic Mixtape Riot style. New songs from Tremor, Mayer Hawthorne, Misun, Banks, Atropolis, Uproot Andy, Superhumanoids and more. Don’t let the “back to school” sales scare you, it’s STILL SUMMER in Mixtape Riot-land.
Got inspired after playing the original on repeat and wanting to mix it into my hip hop sets. Couldn’t get an acapella, so bootleg it is. If you haven’t made it out to the weekly Saturday night party that I throw with my brother from another, Canyon Cody, then let this be extra incentive. We generally devote a hefty portion of the mix to good music with big ass 808 bass like this. We’re working on a full EP of remixes & edits to celebrate the Planet Rock 1 year anniversary in September. Stay tuned. Big shout out to PrefixMag for the early shine too!
Very happy to announce that 2 (very different) projects I’ve been involved with for a while now have finally gotten official release. First up is the full-length album “Undone” by my good friend Arian Saleh. With an entirely unique mix of styles on this record (dubstep, gypsy, folk, electronic…), the project still manages to sound very cohesive. In addition to Arian’s standout lyrics, there’s amazing string work on here by the legendary (Grammy Award-winning) cellist Dave Eggar. Yeah, pretty cool project to be involved in. I am proud to say I produced half the songs on here (all the electronic ones). Check out the video for Underhill above and take a listen to one of my favorite cuts from the record below, then go get the whole thing and support! Also, just a lil while prior my homies Can’t Stop Won’t Stop released their new album of classic boom-bap hip hop and dancefloor funk (which features a few tracks produced by yours truly) called “Wildebeest”. It’s also up on iTunes, so grab it while it’s hot. Moody electronic to boom bap… I don’t tend to limit myself to one particular steez. Cheers to the sounds that know no bounds!