Mac Miller: Time Flies feat. Lil B

I recently listened to Mac Miller’s new album “GO:OD AM” and he definitely surpassed my expectations. The album is very solid and features very diverse music/beats that showcases Mac’s affinity for offbeat songs. Mac’s lyricism has even seemed to improve as he flows over these beats. One of the best songs on the album is…

Slowdive: Crazy For You

Slowdive is band that I recently came across. They specialize in shoegaze with a mix of dream pop and post-punk. The band makes atmospheric music for when you are zoning out for the day. Check it out.

DTMD: A Loan For The Lonely

I discovered hip hop duo DTMD through a Songza playlist and I have been listening to their music for the past few days. Their songs are introspective and features really stellar beats that remind me of that late 90’s early 2000’s feel. They also incorporate a lot of soul samples that only help to enhance…

Wavves: Pony

Wavves will be releasing their fifth album entitled “V” on October 2 and the band has showcased several singles from the record including “Pony”. This song follows in the band’s punk and post-grunge style. Check it out.

Kurt Vile: Pretty Pimpin

Kurt Vile is a musician that always keeps me guessing. He makes wonderful music that specializes in guitar rock and with each album release he seems to keep getting better. ┬áHis laidback and soft vocals can turn a stressful day into a moment of zen. “Pretty Pimpin” is a release from Vile’s new album “B’lieve…

The Twilight Sad: Drown So I Can Watch

The Twilight Sad is a band that specializes in melancholy and doom-filled songs. They have developed a reputation as a definitive post-punk band. The Cure have even noticed them and did a cover of their song “There’s A Girl in the Corner”. “Drown So I Can Watch” is a moody piece that features a downbeat…

The Neighbourhood: R.I.P. 2 My Youth (music video)

The Neighbourhood released their music video for the song “R.I.P 2 My Youth” today which was directed by Hype Williams. The video is shot in black and white in typical Neighbourhood-style. Check it out above.

Mac Miller: Clubhouse

Mac Miller’s new album “Good Am” will be released this friday and it sounds like it is going to be a record to reckon with. Mac has truly stepped up his game since his debut a few years ago. His music production has become quite memorable and his lyrics are in a whole other category…

Ras Kass: Goldyn Chyld

You can always tell when a song is produced by DJ Premier; it just has that distinct flavor to it. On this track Ras Kass delivers a lyrical torrent over this stellar production by Premier. Check it out above.

Bruce Hornsby & The Range: The Way It Is

Bruce Hornsby & The Range’s “The Way It Is” is one of the greatest songs ever written by a musician. Its hopeful lyrics as it talks about socioeconomic issues is quite moving. The song was sampled by 2Pac for his own song about a need for something more “Changes”. Check it out above.

Slimkid3 & DJ Nu-Mark: I Know, Didn’t I

I discovered The Pharcyde earlier this year and have been listening to them on constant rotation. I eventually decided to see what each member did after the group broke up and Slimkid3 seemed to have a pretty consistent career. “I Know, Didn’t I” is a laidback and smooth track that samples Darondo’s popular song “Didn’t…

Bobby Timmons: Easy Does It

Bobby Timmons has become one of my favorite jazz musicians. A majority of his songs are upbeat, simple and fun loving. I have been researching his music and life for the past few days and I have discovered many great things about this underrated musician. It is a shame that he hasn’t been put alongside…