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Chanes

 Right now I can’t think of a producer I’m more inspired by than Chanes. This cat is cranking out about an EP a month. Writing a post with 3 EP’s is a first for me, and well worth it. I was listening to The Fringe the other day and was like, “this music has mystic hypnotic powers to it because I can’t stop playing it.” Maybe that additional ingredient is passion, love, or determination, but whatever it is it will keep you listening. When I took off on vacation I dropped in Lifted, BCKWDS, and TRNSFXD. It put me in deep thought and was the perfect soundtrack for it. Ever since I’ve been back they are still on heavy rotation. I normally won’t try and put all this good music into one post, but the way it sounds and provokes good vibes you need this in your life. Buy these and also check out Chanes – Renegade Hands on iTunes. BIG thanks to Chanes for being consistent with that good music. This dude’s got a bright future. And another BIG thanks to My man Ben from Insect Records and House Shoes.

Computer Jay – Savage Planet Discotheque vol 1 & 2


Computer Jay - Savage Planet vol. 1
Computer Jay is one of the few producers I know that can move between genres seamlessly, and still keep his sound. The stuff he produces can melt or blow your mind. Either way it’s a good thing. Savage Planet Discotheque vol. 1… melted my brain and by the end rebuilt it just to it blow up again. I had to play The Dead Ends Dead End back to back. Oh man I think listening to Omni Bent is when my mind got rebuilt. A while back cruising around on the Internet I saw this video Hardships that wasn’t on vol. 1. It tripped me out. Now I’m so excited to go get vol. 2. In the meantime go buy, on vinyl if you can, Computer Jay – Savage Planet Discotheque vol. 1 and get your mind blown. BIG thanks Jay, my taste in music wouldn’t be the same without you. Keep doing what you’re doing brother.

House Shoes – LET IT GO

This is truly the album everyone from Detroit to L.A. has been waiting for. House Shoes is either a marketing genius or he’s winging it, but he has built a huge following that’s been asking for this album. House Shoes dropped a few tracks over the years on several different projects like Starship 27 (vol. 1 & 2), but LET IT GO is all out nuts. You know that album where you are 9 tracks deep and you’re shocked that you are that far into it? LET IT GO is like that, but you’re on the 2nd or 3rd rotation. I was going to mention a few tracks to talk about, but I didn’t skip a track. I will mention Castles (tHE SKY IS Ours) featuring the lovely Jimetta Rose hit me hard every time. /// THE DEER /// House Shoes is dropping the video to these tracks and Time, featuring BIG Tone, is the first one out the gate. I’m sure more are coming. On a side note, buy a physical copy of LET IT GO. It not only has dope packaging design with nice photos by Eric Coleman, but it also comes with all of the instrumentals! I just realized I haven’t even talked about the who’s who on this album. You’ll discover that for yourself and you won’t be disappointed. Enough talking go buy House Shoes – LET IT GO on Amazon. BIG thanks to House Shoes for making an album that I don’t have to skip any tracks on. Keep it going brother.

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House Shoes - Goodfellas To Bad Boys ft. Moe Dirdee / Dank Interlude

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House Shoes - Keep On ft. Co$$ Aka Cashus King / Helluva

The Nice Guys – The Show

Come on now. I think it’s time you folks need to be introduced to The Nice Guys. They have been cranking out singles, EP’s, videos, tweeting like crazy, and now The Show. From the emceeing to the production on the beats, The Nice Guys have a complete sound that will only get better and better. Jump on the bandwagon because they aren’t slowing down. From beginning to the end, I didn’t skip a track. Get to The Good Shepherd and break out your secret agent James Bond swag, because that track will put you in that mind set. Check out The Nice Guys on Audible Treats, and buy The Nice Guys – The Show on iTunes. Trust me, you will bump the hell outta your speakers! BIG thanks Audible Treats for the heads up.

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The Nice Guys – Toast

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The Nice Guys – Victory Lap

Exclusive: Free Money mini mix

DJ Buddy and Treck Life - Free MoneyI hit up the fam at Fresh Selects to see what was going down, and was given the heads up on an exclusive…Free Money mini mix.  I got Free Money from Kenny last night, and stayed up until 4am rock’n it. This mix was put together by DJ Buddy and Trek Life. Free Money is chill but with an upbeat tempo adding to Trek’s flow. This one will definitely go into your heavy rotation playlist. Check out what I mean and  download Free Money mini mix here.

Beside this, Mello Music Group has been busy cranking out the good stuff. Check out New Money: The Oddisee Remixes available on itunes. Also check it out on Ughh.com exclusive for a free copy of Trek’s first album, Price I’ve Paid. BIG thanks to Fresh Selects for the heads up; I owe you one. Check out DJ Buddy on his site and Trek Life on MySpace. If you need the low down on Mello Music Group faster, check them out on twitter. Keep your eyes pealed for 5Animals Play.

Track List:

1. Black Music ft. J-Bizness
2. One Idea
3. Long Time Coming
4. We Still Here ft. Silo
5. Hold Me Down ft. Champ MC
6. Good God
7. Never Again
8. Last Joint

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