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Sep 22, 2014

New Video: Tasman Holloway - “Lights” f. Vanni Meursing

Tasman Holloway

Seattle’s Tasman Holloway premiered his new video for “Lights” featuring Vanni Meursing today on World Star Hip Hop. Follow him on Twitter for details about his upcoming mixtape with DJ Drama. - Liz

New Video: SBTRKT - “New Dorp, New York” f. Ezra Koenig

SBTRKT

SBTRKT’s first self-titled project was one of the rare albums that you can listen to all the way through. We will find out on October 7 if his second album, “Wonder Where We Land” will accomplish that same feat. - Liz

New Music: Thaddeus David - “Contra” f. Gifted Gab

Thaddeus David

We were blessed with a new single from local legends Thaddeus David and Gifted Gab today. “Contra” is produced by Stewart Villain, who has also worked with Danny Brown, Smoke DZA, and The Underachievers (11/2 at The Showbox). - Liz

Sep 20, 2014

New EP: Able Fader - “Able’s Filthy Fingers”

Able Fader

Able Fader is 20 years deep in Seattle’s music community and has only just today released his first eight track EP. “Able’s Filthy Fingers” is a compilation of the songs he made for the Filthy Fingers United compilations over the past year. He will be at the FREE Padpushers event tonight at Vermillionwith IG88, Wizdumb, Chance Random, and Sugar Cane Davis. - Liz

New Video: Deniro Farrar & Denzel Curry - “#BowDownTour - Episode 1”

Deniro Farrar & Denzel Curry

Deniro Farrar and Denzel Curry released the first installment of their eight tour adventure videos a few days ago. Tickets on sale now for the Bow Down Tour at Seattle’s Vera Project on October 3with Mackned. - Liz

New Album: Filthy Fingers United - “Death”

Filthy Fingers United

“Death” marks the end of Filthy Fingers United as we know it. The new FFU will rise from the ashes and morph into something bigger and better. Their Bandcamp page (linked above) has twelve compilation albums available for free download. We will be sure to keep you posted about what they have coming up next. - Liz

Sep 19, 2014

New Video: BBC Radio 1 - “Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: A Seattle State Of Mind”

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Seattle’s exploding Hip Hop scene is starting to get the attention it deserves thanks to the rise of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. The BBC’s Radio 1 came to Seattle recently to interview the duo and some of the people in our community who played a part in their world takeover. The video also features commentary by Gifted Gab, Sam Lachow, Jarv Dee, Andrew Matson, Jason Koenig, Ray Dalton, and Wanz. - Liz

New Music: Mick Jenkins - “Rain” (Produced by Kaytranada)

Mick Jenkins

You’ve seen Mick Jenkins on our site before in his video for “The Roots.” His latest single, “Rain,” was produced by one of our new favorites, Kaytranada. Mick Jenkins will be opening for Method Man & Redman’s “The Smoker’s Club Tour” with B-Real of Cypress Hill and Berner on November 3 at The Showbox. The Canadian producer/DJ Kaytranada is part of the Decibel Festival’s Resident Advisor Showcase with Lunice, Djao, and JusMoni September 24 on the third level of the EMP Museum. - Liz

New Contest: Win Tickets To Soulection’s Decibel Festival Showcase w/ Sango + 4 More

Soulection

It’s easy to win tickets to the Decibel Festival’s Soulection Showcase with Sango, Waldo, Sweater Beats, Starro, and Eden Hagos on September 26 at The Crocodile. All you’ve got to do is retweet the contest announcement on Twitter. Good luck!




Here’s one of the best reasons to go to the show. - Liz

Sep 18, 2014

New Video: ¡MAYDAY! x MURS - “Beast Out The Box”

¡MURSDAY!

Murs and ¡MAYDAY! have teamed up for a video for “Beast Out The Box” from their ¡MURSDAY! album released last June. Tickets for their show with Ces Cru and Kap Kallous November 16 at The Crocodile are on sale now! - Liz