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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

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

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

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

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. 

Mark Johns

Free Download // Mark Johns – “5 South” ft. Brasstracks

If I wasn’t already dreaming of warm summer days and fresh, juicy watermelon every minute of my goddamn waking life, I’m doing it now thanks to Mark Johns latest single, “5 South”. With Alexander Lewis on production and also featuring

Mark Johns

Free Download // Mark Johns – “5 South” ft. Brasstracks

If I wasn’t already dreaming of warm summer days and fresh, juicy watermelon every minute of my goddamn waking life, I’m doing it now thanks to Mark Johns latest single, “5 South”. With Alexander Lewis on production and also featuring

Picture This

Listen // Kero Kero Bonito – “Picture This”

As Kero Kero Bonito frontwoman, Sarah Bonito, sings “I really couldn’t say why my life is so photographic/ Because these days it’s just automatic/ Show me a pic or it didn’t even happen,” I can’t figure out if this is

Picture This

Listen // Kero Kero Bonito – “Picture This”

As Kero Kero Bonito frontwoman, Sarah Bonito, sings “I really couldn’t say why my life is so photographic/ Because these days it’s just automatic/ Show me a pic or it didn’t even happen,” I can’t figure out if this is

eauclaire

Free Download // Marvin Gaye – “How Sweet It Is” (Eau Claire Remix)

I’m a sucker for any Motown-era track and this rework is just as breezy and full of love as the original. DC’s disco diva, Eau Claire, transformed “How Sweet It Is” from the King of Motown himself, Marvin Gaye, into

eauclaire

Free Download // Marvin Gaye – “How Sweet It Is” (Eau Claire Remix)

I’m a sucker for any Motown-era track and this rework is just as breezy and full of love as the original. DC’s disco diva, Eau Claire, transformed “How Sweet It Is” from the King of Motown himself, Marvin Gaye, into

Hesk

Listen // Hesk – “Show Me Love”

Man, I couldn’t wait to let y’all know about this one.  Hesk, Toronto-based footwork and club producer, dropped an EP this week aptly titled Deeper.  (IDK – boasting ten incredible tracks, it’s quite long for an EP.  I don’t think he’s

Hesk

Listen // Hesk – “Show Me Love”

Man, I couldn’t wait to let y’all know about this one.  Hesk, Toronto-based footwork and club producer, dropped an EP this week aptly titled Deeper.  (IDK – boasting ten incredible tracks, it’s quite long for an EP.  I don’t think he’s

Oddisee

Listen // Oddisee – “That’s Love”

Oddisee, proudly hailing from Prince George’s County here in Maryland (what up!), has just dropped an amazing single from his forthcoming album, The Good Fight, through which he aims to produce “a record that reminds you that it’s music before it’s

Oddisee

Listen // Oddisee – “That’s Love”

Oddisee, proudly hailing from Prince George’s County here in Maryland (what up!), has just dropped an amazing single from his forthcoming album, The Good Fight, through which he aims to produce “a record that reminds you that it’s music before it’s