DJ Eleven, one of The Rub DJs, dropped the second installment of his Winter Sadness series last year and it’s worth posting again for for those of you digging a soulful melancholy vibe. This mix is also notable for introducing me to the genius of Mayer Hawthorne. DJ Eleven – Winter Sadness 2 (right click, […]

It would probably be a mistake to label DJ Mel as a purely hip-hop DJ because he’s much more than that… This snippet from the Austin Chronicle will say it better than I ever will: “A flawless mixer, Mel always makes it a point to demonstrate the similarities between divergent styles of music, whether segueing […]

Hudson Mohawke featured in XLR8R magazine, tossing a real glitchy low-on-the-bass brand of hip hop. Excellent production and catchy background beats. Here is his BBC Essential mix from 11/27/09. DOWNLOAD Loops Haunt – Dusk Mechanics Machine Drum – Sakatak Red – I should tell ya momma on you Hudson Mohawke – Bopgunn V1 Instrumental Dorian […]

Given my propensity to be really into beat-driven music, it should come as no surprise that I prefer instrumental hip-hop to the lyrical variety. Not that there’s anything wrong with vocal hip-hop, but I often feel like the beats are lost in translation. Here’s a double shot of instrumental hip-hop that’s perfect for anytime of […]

This one speaks for itself. Classic GZA and Wu-Tang. Filetype: mp3 Time: 1:20 Size: 85mb Bitrate: 192kbps GZA – Wordplay Master (Hosted by J-Love) Tracklist: 01. GZA-Fame (Remix) 02. GZA-Clan In Da Front 03. GZA-I Gotcha Back 04. GZA ft. Inspectah Deck, Masta Killa & Ol’ Dirty Bastard-Duel Of The Iron Mic 05. GZA ft. […]