Next week Dwele‘s new disc Sketches of a Man hits the streets, and in anticipation of this joyous occasion he’s taking us behind the scenes and giving us a taste of what we can expect on the CD. This EPK features Dwele chatting about his artistry, sharing what is different about Sketches compared to his previous releases (more hip hop!), winning a push up competition (against a female…SIDE-EYE!), clowning around and discussing his collabos with Common and Kanye West on their last albums. Selected sounds from Sketches of a Man can be heard playing as background music throughout the vid and stick around until the end to hear Dwele tickle the ivories and sing a little something.butta@ www.soulbounce.com
Youngblood Brass Band puts non-electonic music back on the map. They are focused on creating consistenly progressive, acoustic, groundbreaking music, employing whatever sonic means necesarry to do so. This nine-member ensemble hails from all over these sprawled United States (WI,NY,CA,IL) and sounds absolutely focused on unleashing new music to the rest of the world. & don’t sleep on the hypnotic brass ensemble to….
Youngblood Brass Band – Brooklyn
Mike Slott aka Slotkavic is a producer in the Heralds of Change. He has lived in Chicago, New York and Glasgow, but until the lp is finished you can find him in Dublin. Mike is a talented producer in a lineage of music royalty, with his father being the first major jazz signing in Ireland, his brother signed to Sony bmg age 17, his cousin an ex-member of Irelands most successful golden-era hip hop group and uncle a legend in the world of Irish traditional music. Not victim to expectation he wears his immersion in music very easily, moving this niche new music on. Over the weekend you can find him propping up the counter of All City Records in Temple bar. If he’s not there hes probably in the cue of a low-cost airline. real rockstar….”
Mike Slott – Knock Knock
Mike Slott – My Light Bridge
With musical visionary Andrew Meza as introducer to the progressive underground beat movement, Mono/Poly is a 21 year old Cal State University student who’s taking the progressive underground beat movement to the next level. He has created his own rugged electronic sound, and puts it in a blend with different genre’s, that’s why he chose the name Mono/Poly. just listen to “The Beatles, MS-14 & Boxing Gloves”. Mono/Poly’s “The Beatles” got lots of airspin in the last few months. And if that didn’t hit your eardrums already…listen to the beat snippets on MoovmntDotCom.
Mono/Poly – Beat Snippets (The Beatles, MS-14, Boxing Gloves, Oil Fields, Progressive Minds, Analysis)
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“After listening to the new Bullion joint, i drove back to Detroit, and punched my mom in the stomach. FILTHY.” DJ HOUSE SHOES (USA)
“That Bullion guy is dope, love it” PHIL ASHER (RESTLESS SOUL)
“Sounds great! I’ll be playing it for sure” TODD OSBOURNE (SPECTRAL SOUNDS, USA)
“A Deviation classic!” BENJI B (BBC 1XTRA)
Nothing left to be said….. Get the 7″ on one-handed
More UK Beatmakers Soon…..
Bullion – Get Familiar
Bullion – Rude Effort
Another Brownswood Records gem. Soil & Pimp Sessions “Storm”. Taken from their next album “Planet Pimp”.