YES

Playlist // March Favorites!

I’m finally delivering on something a lot of you have asked me for. Each week here on Cool Breezy, I usually post twelve pieces (sixteen if I’m feeling super motivated).  It breaks down to about eight of my favorite tracks

YES

Playlist // March Favorites!

I’m finally delivering on something a lot of you have asked me for. Each week here on Cool Breezy, I usually post twelve pieces (sixteen if I’m feeling super motivated).  It breaks down to about eight of my favorite tracks

Corduroy

Listen // Brasstracks – “Corduroy”

“Corduroy” is one of the most uplifting tracks I’ve heard in a long time and I would be doing all of you a disservice by not sharing it with great enthusiasm.  Seriously.  Channeling brilliantly-constructed 90s hip-hop, “Corduroy” boasts magnificent horn work

Corduroy

Listen // Brasstracks – “Corduroy”

“Corduroy” is one of the most uplifting tracks I’ve heard in a long time and I would be doing all of you a disservice by not sharing it with great enthusiasm.  Seriously.  Channeling brilliantly-constructed 90s hip-hop, “Corduroy” boasts magnificent horn work

Esta

Free Download // e s t a – “Only One”

One of my absolute favorite feel-good labels, Soulection, recently released Love Is King for free download – a compilation that not only showcased the incredible talents within their family of producers but also the queen of R&B, Sade.  Love Is

Esta

Free Download // e s t a – “Only One”

One of my absolute favorite feel-good labels, Soulection, recently released Love Is King for free download – a compilation that not only showcased the incredible talents within their family of producers but also the queen of R&B, Sade.  Love Is

Vibes

Learn // 5 Ways to Enjoy Your Life More

Only five, huh?  Sometimes it’s just that easy.  Just ask Andy Puddicombe – he’s the founder of Headspace, an app that provides super easy-to-use programs for ten minute guided meditations.  Through meditation, I’ve learned the importance of having some quiet

Vibes

Learn // 5 Ways to Enjoy Your Life More

Only five, huh?  Sometimes it’s just that easy.  Just ask Andy Puddicombe – he’s the founder of Headspace, an app that provides super easy-to-use programs for ten minute guided meditations.  Through meditation, I’ve learned the importance of having some quiet

Bits & Pieces

Bits & Pieces

First We Feast’s Complete Guide to Making Ramen At Home! Check out these never-before-seen photos from NYC’s Studio 54 in the 70s captured by photojournalist Hasse Persson. Check out this dope animation on how Paramount records were created from Kelli

Bits & Pieces

Bits & Pieces

First We Feast’s Complete Guide to Making Ramen At Home! Check out these never-before-seen photos from NYC’s Studio 54 in the 70s captured by photojournalist Hasse Persson. Check out this dope animation on how Paramount records were created from Kelli

DJ Deeon

Listen // DJ Deeon – “2 B Free”

Okay, so this isn’t exactly a brand new track.  DJ Deeon is a legendary alum of the famous Chicago-based label, Dance Mania, and “2 B Free” was first released back in 1996!  But with Deeon’s blessing, Glasgow-based label, Numbers, picked four

DJ Deeon

Listen // DJ Deeon – “2 B Free”

Okay, so this isn’t exactly a brand new track.  DJ Deeon is a legendary alum of the famous Chicago-based label, Dance Mania, and “2 B Free” was first released back in 1996!  But with Deeon’s blessing, Glasgow-based label, Numbers, picked four

Tom Misch

Listen // Tom Misch – “Brazilian Love”

When I first heard Tom Misch‘s “Brazilian Love”, I swear I spun it back another four times straight. It begins with an buttery smooth sample of 1974’s “Mirandolina” from Burnier e Cartier – so impressively chill and breezy – but when the percussion drops in…man, it

Tom Misch

Listen // Tom Misch – “Brazilian Love”

When I first heard Tom Misch‘s “Brazilian Love”, I swear I spun it back another four times straight. It begins with an buttery smooth sample of 1974’s “Mirandolina” from Burnier e Cartier – so impressively chill and breezy – but when the percussion drops in…man, it

Special Lady

Listen // Prince IsaAc – “Special Lady”

Mystery Parisian producer, Prince IsaAc, recently released an EP titled Special Lady (which can be yours for just $1) and this here is the title track.  “Special Lady”, my favorite of the six-track EP, easily stands out amongst the rest.  While the

Special Lady

Listen // Prince IsaAc – “Special Lady”

Mystery Parisian producer, Prince IsaAc, recently released an EP titled Special Lady (which can be yours for just $1) and this here is the title track.  “Special Lady”, my favorite of the six-track EP, easily stands out amongst the rest.  While the

Close Your Eyes

Video // Run The Jewels – “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)”

Run The Jewels duo, Killer Mike and El-P, brought to life their emotionally-charged track, “Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck)” with the help from director A.G. Rojas.  Wow.  With lyrics that incite blacks from all types of loyalties (from

Close Your Eyes

Video // Run The Jewels – “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)”

Run The Jewels duo, Killer Mike and El-P, brought to life their emotionally-charged track, “Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck)” with the help from director A.G. Rojas.  Wow.  With lyrics that incite blacks from all types of loyalties (from

Slackin'

Read // “Stop Thinking and Start Doing: The Power of Practicing More” by James Clear

According to James Clear, an expert on habits and success, there’s always a good purpose for learning and doing, but don’t get too caught up in learning.  You’ll find more results if you just submerge yourself in whatever activity will

Slackin'

Read // “Stop Thinking and Start Doing: The Power of Practicing More” by James Clear

According to James Clear, an expert on habits and success, there’s always a good purpose for learning and doing, but don’t get too caught up in learning.  You’ll find more results if you just submerge yourself in whatever activity will

Ol Fashioned Kiss

Listen // ALA.NI – “Ol Fashioned Kiss”

With 2015’s highly anticipated vernal equinox also came ALA.NI’s first official release, You & I: Spring.  As one of four other releases, scheduled in accordance to seasonal equinoxes and solstices, You & I: Spring includes “Cherry Blossom”, and a few

Ol Fashioned Kiss

Listen // ALA.NI – “Ol Fashioned Kiss”

With 2015’s highly anticipated vernal equinox also came ALA.NI’s first official release, You & I: Spring.  As one of four other releases, scheduled in accordance to seasonal equinoxes and solstices, You & I: Spring includes “Cherry Blossom”, and a few

Wait

Video // tUnE-yArDs – “Wait For A Minute”

Check out my girl Merril Garbus as tUnE-yArDs in her latest visual treatment for her song, “Wait for a Minute”. Featured on her most recent album Nikki Nack, “Wait for a Minute” is a super blissful way of saying “GET

Wait

Video // tUnE-yArDs – “Wait For A Minute”

Check out my girl Merril Garbus as tUnE-yArDs in her latest visual treatment for her song, “Wait for a Minute”. Featured on her most recent album Nikki Nack, “Wait for a Minute” is a super blissful way of saying “GET

Emune

Free Download // Emune – “Puffin'”

It just can’t get any more chill than this. LA-based producer, Emune, drops his 1993 EP today via Always Proper, and “Puffin’” is one of the tracks he teased before the actual release. I’m not usually into clips (just call

Emune

Free Download // Emune – “Puffin'”

It just can’t get any more chill than this. LA-based producer, Emune, drops his 1993 EP today via Always Proper, and “Puffin’” is one of the tracks he teased before the actual release. I’m not usually into clips (just call

Josh Pan

Free Download // Josh Pan – “One Thing”

Josh Pan, the New York-based producer, has his eyes set on OWSLA as his destination this year. OWSLA, a dance music label founded by Skrillex, has a signature larger-than-life sound to it, which isn’t usually my thing, but I’m seeing how Josh

Josh Pan

Free Download // Josh Pan – “One Thing”

Josh Pan, the New York-based producer, has his eyes set on OWSLA as his destination this year. OWSLA, a dance music label founded by Skrillex, has a signature larger-than-life sound to it, which isn’t usually my thing, but I’m seeing how Josh

Too Much To Do

Learn // How to Overcome Workload Paralysis and Get Back into Action

Have you ever had too much to do and instead of getting to work, crossing items off your to-do list, and accomplishing goals…you just take a nap or binge on Netflix?  Ugh – it happens to me more than I’d

Too Much To Do

Learn // How to Overcome Workload Paralysis and Get Back into Action

Have you ever had too much to do and instead of getting to work, crossing items off your to-do list, and accomplishing goals…you just take a nap or binge on Netflix?  Ugh – it happens to me more than I’d

Loud Places

Video // Jamie xx ft. Romy – “Loud Places”

It’s always exciting when there’s new music from Jamie xx on the horizon.  Not only did he announce his forthcoming album, In Colour, but also released two brand new track and unveiled a rack of international tour dates to celebrate. 

Loud Places

Video // Jamie xx ft. Romy – “Loud Places”

It’s always exciting when there’s new music from Jamie xx on the horizon.  Not only did he announce his forthcoming album, In Colour, but also released two brand new track and unveiled a rack of international tour dates to celebrate.