Category Archives: Music

astronomar

Interview // Astronomar

You never really expect international DJs or experimental electronic music to be amongst Alaska’s main exports, but Astronomar bridges the gap between his home state and the rest of the mainland with energizing electricity. With a background in hip-hop and

astronomar

Interview // Astronomar

You never really expect international DJs or experimental electronic music to be amongst Alaska’s main exports, but Astronomar bridges the gap between his home state and the rest of the mainland with energizing electricity. With a background in hip-hop and

ODESZA

Mix // ODESZA – “NO.SLEEP Mix.07″

Trust  me – I know what it’s like to have the oddest sleep schedule.  And being up all night requires two things: tasty snacks and very particular music.  You can’t have something too high-energy and nothing too soothing either.  This

ODESZA

Mix // ODESZA – “NO.SLEEP Mix.07″

Trust  me – I know what it’s like to have the oddest sleep schedule.  And being up all night requires two things: tasty snacks and very particular music.  You can’t have something too high-energy and nothing too soothing either.  This

Kaytranada

Watch // Kaytranada Live @ Mixmag

From now until next Friday (when the next issue of Cool Breezy is out) and you really feel like you need to hit up a dance party but fuck it’s Monday afternoon and of course nothing’s poppin’ off, I want

Kaytranada

Watch // Kaytranada Live @ Mixmag

From now until next Friday (when the next issue of Cool Breezy is out) and you really feel like you need to hit up a dance party but fuck it’s Monday afternoon and of course nothing’s poppin’ off, I want

Taso

Free Download // Taso’s FADER Mix

The family over at The Fader brilliantly decided to kick off their Beat Week celebration with a mix from Teklife’s Taso.  Dude is an assassin behind the decks and being a part of the Teklife crew, along with members like

Taso

Free Download // Taso’s FADER Mix

The family over at The Fader brilliantly decided to kick off their Beat Week celebration with a mix from Teklife’s Taso.  Dude is an assassin behind the decks and being a part of the Teklife crew, along with members like

FKA Twigs

Video // FKA Twigs – “Video Girl”

THIS VIDEO IS CRAZY YO. Directed by Kahlil Joseph, the video for FKA Twigs’ “Video Girl” features lil miss Twigs herself performing what seems to be some sort of ritual dance during an execution while her face is adorned with

FKA Twigs

Video // FKA Twigs – “Video Girl”

THIS VIDEO IS CRAZY YO. Directed by Kahlil Joseph, the video for FKA Twigs’ “Video Girl” features lil miss Twigs herself performing what seems to be some sort of ritual dance during an execution while her face is adorned with

Gems

Video // Gems – “Sinking Stone”

This week we saw DC shadow pop duo, GEMS, finally getting a visual interpretation of “Sinking Stone” from their 2013 EP, Medusa.  Directed by BRTHR and starring The ATL Twins, this short film is an incredibly moody and dynamic “fever

Gems

Video // Gems – “Sinking Stone”

This week we saw DC shadow pop duo, GEMS, finally getting a visual interpretation of “Sinking Stone” from their 2013 EP, Medusa.  Directed by BRTHR and starring The ATL Twins, this short film is an incredibly moody and dynamic “fever

T-Pain

Watch // T-Pain’s Tiny Desk Concert at NPR

This week, T-Pain stopped by the NPR studios and performed three songs for their adorable Tiny Desk Concert.  Stripped of his signature sound, Auto-Tune, T-Pain performed “Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin’)”, “Up Down (Do This All Day)”, and “Drankin’

T-Pain

Watch // T-Pain’s Tiny Desk Concert at NPR

This week, T-Pain stopped by the NPR studios and performed three songs for their adorable Tiny Desk Concert.  Stripped of his signature sound, Auto-Tune, T-Pain performed “Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin’)”, “Up Down (Do This All Day)”, and “Drankin’

spf666

Free Download // Armand Van Helden – “Work Me Goddammit ’96” (SPF666 ‘Wuk Dem’ Bootleg)

“Where’s the music? It’s like waiting for a motherfucker to get it up – and the bitch can’t!” There’s no lack of sass in SPF666’s bootleg of Armand Van Helden’s “Work Me! (Gadamit) from 1996.  HE NAILED IT.  I feel

spf666

Free Download // Armand Van Helden – “Work Me Goddammit ’96” (SPF666 ‘Wuk Dem’ Bootleg)

“Where’s the music? It’s like waiting for a motherfucker to get it up – and the bitch can’t!” There’s no lack of sass in SPF666’s bootleg of Armand Van Helden’s “Work Me! (Gadamit) from 1996.  HE NAILED IT.  I feel

RBMA

Watch // RBMA Tokyo – Sushi Sequencer with TOKiMONSTA & Just Blaze

The Red Bull Music Academy is in Tokyo right now and what better way to blend the old with the new in such a traditional society than to turn a conveyor belt at a classic rotating sushi bar into a

RBMA

Watch // RBMA Tokyo – Sushi Sequencer with TOKiMONSTA & Just Blaze

The Red Bull Music Academy is in Tokyo right now and what better way to blend the old with the new in such a traditional society than to turn a conveyor belt at a classic rotating sushi bar into a

Oceaán

Listen // Oceaán – “Veritas”

With serious jazz feels and a tangible soul that hugs your entire being, Oceaán‘s latest track, “Veritas” will win you over from all angles.  It’s very textural – undulating synths that are almost disorienting; 8-bit electronic sounds; and vocals that

Oceaán

Listen // Oceaán – “Veritas”

With serious jazz feels and a tangible soul that hugs your entire being, Oceaán‘s latest track, “Veritas” will win you over from all angles.  It’s very textural – undulating synths that are almost disorienting; 8-bit electronic sounds; and vocals that

RTJ2

Free Download // Run The Jewels 2

SURPRISE!  While yall were sleeping, Killer Mike an El-P (aka Run The Jewels) dropped their highly-anticipated sophomore album, Run The Jewels 2.  It was originally slated for release on Monday, 10/27 via Mass Appeal Records, but I guess there was

RTJ2

Free Download // Run The Jewels 2

SURPRISE!  While yall were sleeping, Killer Mike an El-P (aka Run The Jewels) dropped their highly-anticipated sophomore album, Run The Jewels 2.  It was originally slated for release on Monday, 10/27 via Mass Appeal Records, but I guess there was

Misun

Listen // Misun – “Superstitions”

Truth be told, it almost felt like I was going through a breakup when Misun and the boys packed their bags and moved from the hustlin’, bustlin’ streets of DC to the sandy beaches and cool breezes of LA. They

Misun

Listen // Misun – “Superstitions”

Truth be told, it almost felt like I was going through a breakup when Misun and the boys packed their bags and moved from the hustlin’, bustlin’ streets of DC to the sandy beaches and cool breezes of LA. They