Shy Girls – Right, Alright (Single)
28 January | | electronic

Through a premiere from Billboard, Portland based Shy Girls unveiled a new tune from his forthcoming mixtape, 4WZ. Titled Right, Alright, the sultry, bass-heavy single finds him sticking to what worked so well on his Timeshare EP from 2013. Expect Shy Girls’ 4WZ mixtape to drop “any day now” with contributions from Rome Fortune Tei Shi, Antwon and more.

Nacho Picasso & Blue Sky Black Death – Sex, Drugs & Rock N’ Roll (Video)
28 January | | electronic

Behold, the first video from Nacho Picasso and BSBD’s latest album, Stoned & Dethroned. The visual is for Sex, Drugs & Rock N’ Roll, an instant standout from Nacho’s first release on Harry Fraud’s new Surf School Recordings imprint. Hit the link below to stream Stoned & Dethroned in full.

Stream: Nacho Picasso & Blue Sky Black Death – Stoned & Dethroned (Album)

Alloy-X – Alloy-X Vol. 2 (Compilation)
27 January | | electronic

The always-progressive Alloy-X camp unveiled their second compilation today. Appropriately titled Alloy-X Vol. 2, the ten track project explores “the worlds of beat music, synth funk, hip-hop, house & techno and blurring the lines between them all.” Listen to new heat from the likes of Smoke Screen/Smoke Noises, Urbindex, Ghost Noises, Matayo, Broken Keys, Hokes, as well as the rest of the crew. With the whole team sounding as polished as ever, it seems as if they’re just waiting for the rest of the world to catch up.

Buy: Alloy-X – Alloy-X Vol. 2 (Compilation)

Ryan Hemsworth ft. Alex G – Too Long Here (Video)
23 January | | electronic

Check out Ryan Hemsworth’s new “selfie-obsessed” video for album cut, Too Long Here. Premiered by Dazed Digital, the Alex G assisted track originally appeared on Ryan’s full length LP, Alone For The First Time, which came out last fall on Last Gang Records/Secret Songs. Watch the Alex Girav directed video for Too Long Here above.

Buy: Ryan Hemsworth – Alone For The First Time (Album)

Secret Songs – shh#000000 (Compilation)
22 January | | electronic

Listen to the second Secret Songs compilation, shh#000000, featuring music from 11 different artists from around the world, all hand picked by Ryan Hemsworth. Contributions come from Beat Culture, Fifty Grand, Patchrik, Eric Dingus, Kid Smpl, Yung Gutted x Wiki (of Ratking) and Dro Carey to name a few, making for a much darker and more ambient undertone in comparison to Volume 1. Grab a free download of shh#000000 below and expect 2015 to be an even bigger year for the Secret Songs crew.

Download: Secret Songs – shh#000000 (Compilation)

Broken Keys – Jump In The Air x Smoke Screen – Whippin’ (Singles)
21 January | | electronic

Listen to two tracks taken from the Alloy-X crew’s forthcoming compilation, Vol. 2. The Broken Keys produced Jump In The Air is a dingy dance tune that picks up right where Black Sand Beach left off. The Urbindex produced Whippin’ is a glimpse into the gritty streets of Cleveland narrated by Chemist and Mooke Da God of Smoke Screen. Both songs will appear on the Alloy-X Vol. 2 compilation, which is set to drop on January 27th.

Kyle Woods ft. Keiya & Khallee – Runaway (Single)
15 January | | electronic

A few of Chicago’s most talented artists come together on Kyle Woods new single, Runaway. Featuring vocals from Keiya and Khallee (of JODY), the single is for “calling off of work and embracing seasonal subtleties with your boo.” A very fitting collaboration considering Woods has already worked with both Keiya and Khallee separately. Grab a free download of Runaway below and use it to help “battle the brutal Chicago winter” for these next couple months.

88 Ultra – Sirens (Album)
14 January | | electronic

Posting a ton of new music from Blue Sky Black Death lately, which is never a bad thing. This time it’s for 1/2 of BSBD, 88 Ultra (aka Kingston), whose debut solo album just dropped today. In an interview with Neonpajamas for Mishka, Kingston talks about building off a platform of things he’s already learned rather than abandoning his roots with BSBD. Titled Sirens, the 11-track album features contributions from Young God, Child Actor, Raised Byy Wolves, Real Magic, Kid SMPL and more. Hit the link below to purchase Sirens, along with some brand new 88 Ultra merch.

Buy: 88 Ultra – Sirens (Album)

Gosh Pith – Window (Single)
13 January | | electronic

GoshPithWindowArt - by Tony Katai

After an impressive performance with Marcus Alan Ward last night in Chicago, Detroit two-piece Gosh Pith premiered new music through All Things Go this morning. Window is a blurry pop tune in which the duo continues to expand on their already original sound. Stay tuned for Gosh Pith’s debut EP later this year and catch them touring the midwest through the end of the month.

Jan dates - gosh pith

Pomo – Back 2 U (Video)
8 January | | electronic

Clash Music premiered the video for Back 2 U, a song taken from Pomo’s debut EP on HW&W Recordings. The Other Day, which was released back in November, features contributions from Kaytranada and Andrea Cormier. Watch the video for Back 2 U and hit the link below to grab a copy of Pomo’s latest release.

Buy: Pomo – The Other Day EP

88 Ultra – Higher Than You Know (Single)
5 January | | electronic

Super excited to post Higher Than You Know, a new tune from 88 Ultra AKA Kingston of Seattle production duo, Blue Sky Black Death. His debut solo album is set to release January 14th via the brand new Ultra Glacial Recordings and you can expect a wide range of contributions from the likes of Kid SMPL, Child Actor, Young God, Raised Byy Wolves, Real Magic and more. For now, get lost in the blissful first single and hit the link below to preorder 88 Ultra’s Sirens LP a week early.

Preorder: 88 Ultra – Sirens (Album)

Gosh Pith – Smoke Bellow (Video)
29 December | | electronic

Riding the success of their latest single, Smoke Bellow, Detroit two-piece Gosh Pith have teamed up with The Music Ninja to premiere the official video. The lo-fi visual perfectly matches the multifaceted tune, which is only the second song released by the duo. Catch Gosh Pith and Marcus Alan Ward on their mini-tour through the midwest kicking off in Keego Harbor, Michigan on January 8th. See the flyer below for more dates.

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