Alina Baraz & Galimatias – Fantasy (Single)
30 September | | electronic

Denmark producer Galimatias and L.A. based singer/songwriter Alina Baraz have been collaborating for well over a year now, nonchalantly dropping off random singles via Soundcloud here and there. Up until last week, it seemed like there was no real project or proper release in order. Then the duo released Fantasy, the first single from their recently announced EP, Urban Flora, which is set to release later this fall. With the undeniable chemistry between these two, it’s hard not to be excited for the EP.

Stwo – Ninety Two (Mixtape)
29 September | | electronic

Over the weekend, Parisian producer Stwo released a collection of instrumentals “inspired by Drake‚Äôs Nothing Was The Same album” in the form of a mixtape. The eight tracks, labeled Ninety Two, are available for free download via the link below. While you’re at it, sample a few of the beats Stwo thinks “could be a great fit with Drake on them”, including standout Morphans, which sounds like the lost b-side to Connect.

Download: Stwo – Ninety Two (Mixtape)

High Klassified – No Ongaku (Single)
25 September | | electronic

Listen to No Ongaku, a crazy new joint from Montreal’s High Klassified. Since we last heard from HK, he’s had a hand in production for the likes of Juvenile, Mick Jenkins and more, but the young producer has turned his focus back to making solo material. I feel like he’s about due for a follow up to his last EP on Fools Gold. Could this be the first offering?

VIA Festival 2014 (Chicago)
24 September | | electronic

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VIA Festival is an audio/visual experience that’s been taking place in Pittsburgh since 2010 and I’m excited to be a part of its Chicago debut next week. From October 1st-5th, over 50 audio/visual artists will come together for live performances at several different venues through out the city. Mykki Blanco, Blue Hawaii, L-Vis 1990, Groundislava, Doss, Traxman, Different Sleep, Starfoxxx, Distal, Jeremiah Meece, Cakes Da Killa, Them Flavors DJs, Equator club and many more will all be performing through out the week. I’m especially psyched for the Blue Hawaii, Doss and Different Sleep show on October 2nd because the first 20 people to purchase tickets through our custom link will receive 50% off. Hit the link below and enter KEEPONREPEAT for the promo code to receive your discount. The location will be announced day of show to ticket holders only.

Buy tickets: VIA Festival 2014 (Chicago)

Secret Songs – shh#ffb6c1 (Compilation)
24 September | | electronic

Ryan Hemsworth’s bi-weekly singles club Secret Songs has quickly blossomed into something special with the recent release of collective’s first compilation, shh#ffb6c1. The ten track project features all new music from the likes of Qrion, Kero Kero Bonito, Cuushe, Ellie Herring, PC Music’s GFOTY, et aliae and more. Per usual, it’s free and stacked with artists from around the world, who you’d most likely never hear about if it weren’t for Ryan and his awesome/obscure taste in music. Head below to stream/download shh#ffb6c1 in full.

Download: Secret Songs – shh#ffb6c1 (Compilation)

Ryan Hemsworth ft. Dawn Golden – Snow In Newark (Single)
23 September | | electronic

It’s always exciting to hear new music from Ryan Hemsworth, but even more exciting when it comes from his forthcoming album. Listen to the moody Lost In Newark, featuring guest vocals from Mad Decent’s Dawn Golden and preorder the 7″ single through the link below. Expect Hemsworth’s new full length LP to release later this year on Last Gang Records/Secret Songs. I have also included Cream Soda, a collaboration that Ryan did with Japanese producer Tomggg a few weeks back.

Preorder: Ryan Hemsworth – Snow In Newark 7″

Bonus: Ryan Hemsworth ft. Tomggg – Cream Soda (Single)

Esta. ft. JMSN – Beautiful Torture (Single)
23 September | | electronic

Today brings new music from one of Soulection’s top dogs, Esta. The west coast producer has called on one of the best voices in the game, JMSN, for assistance on new track Beautiful Torture. This slowburner is up for free download and further proves that adding JMSN to a song makes it that much better.

Penthouse Penthouse – Besides EP
18 September | | electronic

LA production duo Penthouse Penthouse have been releasing quality one-off singles via their Soundcloud page for a while now. It wasn’t until this week that Mike and Preston put out their first official EP, Besides, featuring all new music written and recorded during the summer of 2014. With guest appearances from Stwo and Marvel Alexander (see below), this EP shows just how talented these guys really are, and why you should be paying attention to them if you weren’t before. Stream and purchase PP’s Besides EP in its entirety below.

Buy: Penthouse Penthouse – Besides EP

Bonus: Penthouse Penthouse ft. Marvel Alexander – Friend Zone (Bonus track)

Suicideyear – Remembrance (Video)
17 September | | electronic

With the release of his Software Recording Co. debut around the corner, Baton Rouge’s Suicideyear unveils the video for title track, Remembrance. The emotional instrumental captures Suicideyear at his best, melancholy yet hyped. It’s an exciting time for the rising producer, who recently put out a string of quality collaborations with Rome Fortune in between solo material. Stream Suicideyear’s Remembrance LP early courtesy of Pitchfork Advance and pick up a copy when it officially drops on September 23rd.

Buy: Suicideyear – Remembrance (Album)

Corey Grand ft. Marcus Alan Ward – No One Loves A Paradox (Single)
16 September | | electronic

Two of the most prominent figures in Cleveland’s bubbling music scene, Corey Grand and Marcus Alan Ward, have joined forces on a powerful new single. Premiered by Afropunk, No One Loves A Paradox is an entrancing collaboration that demonstrates the organic chemistry between Grand and Ward, first uncovered over a year ago on Grand’s first album. With his Bathed In Light EP set to drop at the top of October via Long Division, Grand has gained the kind of momentum that requires our undivided attention from here on out.

Child Actor – Never Die (Album)
15 September | | electronic

In the same vein as notable boy/girl duos like Phantogram, MVSCLES and Skin Town, New England duo Child Actor’s sound falls somewhere between modern day pop and experimental R&B music. With help from Bullet Media, Max and Natalie released their second full length album a few weeks back and it shows a noticeable amount of growth. Led by standout single, Against The Night, CA’s Never Die LP is well produced and more thought out than anything they’ve released to date. With room to continue to improve, I am confident Child Actor will be making rounds on major web publications and performing across the country in no time. Head below to stream Never Die in its entirety and grab a free download of Blue Sky Black Death’s remix of the title track while you’re at it.

Buy: Child Actor – Never Die (Album)

Bonus: Child Actor – Never Die (Blue Sky Black Death Remix)

DJ Smokey – Smoked Out Dance Party (Mixtape)
12 September | | electronic

Listen to a brand new batch of codeine laced instrumentals from Canadian producer DJ Smokey. He released the 14 track mixtape, Smoked Out Dance Party, earlier this week and it’s full of those demonic, left field traphouse anthems he’s become known for. Smoke, dance and be merry to DJ Smokey’s latest below, and check out a recent collaboration with Detroit’s Mr. Sisco while you’re at it.

Buy: DJ Smokey – Smoked Out Dance Party (Mixtape)

Bonus: Mr. Sisco x DJ Smokey – Chef Season (Single)