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Sound Check's Blog – May 2013 Archive (58)

CX KiDTRONiK's 'Krak Attack 2: Ballad of Elli Skiff' is noisy, overwhelming, and kind of genius. #SoundCheck

I was laid up in a hospital bed hooked up to a morphine drip the first time I ever heard Death Grips. Though Exmilitary has maintained a regular position on my playlist, it's taken a year and a half for someone to match that feeling of exhilaration, confusion, and total sensory overload. Brooklyn's…

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Added by Sound Check on May 31, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Video Premiere: Meet Badass UK Songstress Harleighblu

You guys got really excited when we introduced you to Harleighblu's music last month, and today we're premiering a mini-documentary about this badass UK-based singer/songwriter. While we wait for her debut album to be released September 23rd on Tru Thoughts Records, Harleighblu shares a few…

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Added by Sound Check on May 31, 2013 at 9:54am — 3 Comments

TORO Y MOI – “ROSE QUARTZ” (FALTY DL REMIX)

AFROPUNK FEST alum, and South Carolina singer/producer Toro y Moi has been remixed by some of the greats, as he has already proven time and time again, especially most recently with "So Many Details" featuring Odd future's Hodgy Beats. Now Drew Lustman aka FaltyDL has done quite a number…

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Added by Sound Check on May 29, 2013 at 12:34pm — No Comments

UK's Electronic/Funk/Punk Spektrum is keeping the soul of disco alive on “Ambush in Istanbul.” #SoundCheck

The 2000's was a decade full of “disco.” The omni-present quasi-ironic finger quotes made a generation of kids raised on the anti-disco of bands like Nirvana able to appreciate the unabashedly cheesy pop of 70's disco. But over the past few years the ironic finger quotes have evaporated leaving behind just disco. Regular old disco. Not ironic. Fun, funky, and as sexy as ever. And British band Spektrum are definitely keeping that spirit of old-school Donna Summer…

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Added by Sound Check on May 29, 2013 at 12:01pm — No Comments

True Blood Vol 4 Soundtrack out now with music from Alabama Shakes, Los Lobos and more

If you're a fan of the HBO series True Blood, you know that things have gotten weird. Some would argue dramatically and awesomely weird, while others would just say--- no. just weird. Regardless, HBO series always are scored with awesome music from breakout artists and legends…

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Added by Sound Check on May 29, 2013 at 11:28am — No Comments

Thundercat "Apocalypse" streaming now on NPR

So far, there have been some pretty solid albums dropping this year, and even some pretty good album leaks! Everyone from Jai Paul to Bad Brains to Toro y Moi, we can now all rejoice that BRAINFEEDER artist and Flying Lotus bassist, Thundercat has come through with…

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Added by Sound Check on May 29, 2013 at 10:36am — No Comments

South African Artist Umlilo debuts new video for "living dangerously" + FREE EP download

"Cape Town based performance artist and producer Umlilo has released his debut music video for 'Living Dangerously' featuring Exorsista Kyla Phil. The video directed by Kyla Phil is an intimate…

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Added by Sound Check on May 28, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

George Clinton To Star in Reality Show

King of Funk George Clinton will star in a relaity show following his family life and legal battle around the copyright of parts of his catalog. Okayplayer reports: "George Clinton is planning to…

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Added by Sound Check on May 28, 2013 at 10:26am — No Comments

Free Download! Brooklyn queercore quartet Aye Nako's debut is all kinds of dope. #SoundCheck

About 15 minutes ago I came out to my parents. “So you're bi? Whatever. Bill, do you care? [mumbles something I couldn't hear over the phone] No, your father doesn't care either.” It was actually pretty disappointing how anti-climactic it was. But the general endorphin high of getting something off my chest that I've been putting off for embarrassingly long is making the queercore (they also call themselves “homopop”) of Aye Nako's debut sound especially awesome right now. Or…

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Added by Sound Check on May 27, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

new Track 'Mirrors' from REBELMATIC

NYC based REBELMATIC bringing the hardcore fire with the track "Mirrors".  Stream the track below and let us know what you think!…

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Added by Sound Check on May 24, 2013 at 2:16pm — No Comments

CX KiDTRONiK Blows Up Headphones Around The World With 'Let's Go Krazy' ft. Atari Teenage Riot

Oh sheeeeeet! This one is not for the faint of heart: CX KiDTRONiK released 'Let's Go Krazy' featuring Atari Teenage Riot - a new single from his upcoming record 'KRAK ATTACK 2: BALLAD OF ELLI SKIFF' (out May 28). The new album will feature collabs with DOOM, Digable Planet's Ladybug Mecca, Lady Miss Kier (Deee-lite) and many more. Stay tuned for our review coming soon... L. C-D…

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Added by Sound Check on May 24, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Botswanan death metal pioneers Wrust's latest 'Intellectual Metamorphosis' is part death metal, part thrash, but mostly just brutal. #SoundCheck

Straight out of Botswana comes some of the most ferocious death metal you'll hear in 2013. Wrust formed back in 2000 when there were only a small handful of metal bands on the entire continent. Now playing the part of living legend (with singer/guitarist Stux Daemon as the sole remaining original member), Wrust just released their latest full length record Intellectual Metamorphosis.…

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Added by Sound Check on May 24, 2013 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Exclusive Interview: Omar Lye-Fook Gives Us The Scoop on Upcoming LP 'The Man'

By: Justin Allen, AFROPUNK Contributor

 

AFROPUNK recently sat down with British soul musician Omar Lye-Fook, also known as …

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Added by Sound Check on May 23, 2013 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Stream: Body language 's "What's the Point"

Still no news on when the full album will be dropping, but we missed this one! Check out "What's the point" from Brooklyn Electronic AP FEST Alums, Body Language! Just what you need to kick off Memorial Day Weekend!…

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Added by Sound Check on May 23, 2013 at 12:55pm — No Comments

She's back! Andreya Triana new single "Song for a friend!

It's been a while since we've heard from amazing U.K. vocalist Andreya Triana, but she's back and it's a beautiful thing! You may remember Andreya on Bonobo’s 2010 album, Black Sands and later in 2010 released "Lost Where I Belong". Two and a half years later, she’s back with the…

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Added by Sound Check on May 23, 2013 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Stream: "Nude" from Denitia and Sene

We're feeling the latest from Brooklyn's Denitia and Sene. It's a whimsical sexy track called "nude" with a groovy baseline that makes it's totally jam-able! check it out. If you like keyboards, bass and bell-- all at the same time-- this is the track for you! Debut album "His…

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Added by Sound Check on May 23, 2013 at 11:43am — 1 Comment

'Extreme Metal/Hardcore' in your face with Brooklyn's Alekhine’s Gun

"Extreme Metal/Hardcore" in your face with Alekhine’s Gun, representing Brooklyn and the New York City metal scene (you may have caught them at Trash Bar in Brooklyn?). Alekhine’s Gun are AP member Jessica The Crusher Pimentel (vocals), Jeff Martinez (guitars), Daniel Martinez (bass) and Angel Cotte (drums). Check out their EP 'Meditations in Wrath' below, featuring hard-hitting music and lyrics about…

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Added by Sound Check on May 22, 2013 at 10:46am — 5 Comments

STREAM: The White Mandingos - 'Warn A Brotha'

In case you've been living under a rock: The White Mandingos are Murs, Darryl Jenifer, Sacha Jenkins SHR. They just revealed a new track from their upcoming punk rock/hip-hop album 'The Ghetto Is Tryna Kill Me' (coming June 11). It's called 'Warn A Brotha'.…

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Added by Sound Check on May 22, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Goodie Mob "Special Education" featuring Janelle Monae

GOODIEMOBBACK! And we are pleased with this ripe tracks off the new project entitled "Special Education" featuring Janelle Monae! If they're got Lady android on this, what will they think of next! Check it…

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Added by Sound Check on May 21, 2013 at 7:26pm — 1 Comment

Felon- "Reality in your face"

Hot new track from rock rebels, FELON! check out Reality in your face, which demonstrates as the title suggests-- it's slaps you in the muhfuhkn FACE! What do you think?…

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Added by Sound Check on May 21, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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