Oshan ft. Krue – Dafty (Single)
16 September | | producer

Having listened to Australian producer Oshan for a while now, I knew I had to write about Dafty as soon as it dropped. After hitting play, Oshan’s synths and Krue’s glorious vocals immediately had me entranced. Even while writing this article, I couldn’t stop grooving in my seat. Be sure to keep an eye on Oshan because he’s just getting started. Head below to listen to Dafty and snag a free download.

Louis The Child ft. K. Flay – It’s Strange (Single)
10 September | | producer

Chicago-based production duo Louis The Child is ridiculous. Their blend of minimalistic future bass joins forces with K. Flay on new single It’s Strange, and the results is stunning. While Louis The Child submerges listeners in synth work reminiscent of Flume’s, K. Flay’s vocals meticulously wander their sonic landscape. No wonder EA Sports chose this to be on the new FIFA 2016 soundtrack. Stream It’s Strange below and purchase it on iTunes HERE.

Kelela – Rewind (Single)
9 September | | producer

After the original May 5th release was pushed back, Kelela’s highly anticipated Hallucinogen EP will now be available on October 9th. To celebrate the good news, she took to Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show to premiere a new single. Featuring production from Kingdom, Girl Unit, and Obey City, Rewind reeks of 90’s style R&B while simultaneously sounding like a lullaby from the future with Kelela’s angelic vocals in the mix. You should be even more excited for her EP after hearing this one.

Preorder: Kelela – Hallucinogen EP

Marcus In Wonderland (Teaser)
1 September | | producer

After a quiet first half of 2015, Cleveland’s Marcus Alan Ward is gearing up to release new music any day now. Get ready for MAW’s forthcoming 3-track cover EP with a short video teaser featuring a snippet of his take on Carlos Santana’s classic, Black Magic Woman. Stay tuned, the full single drops on September 14th.

Pomo – How I Feel (Video)
29 August | | producer

Check out the latest NSFW visual from Vancouver-based producer Pomo. Taken from his debut EP, the video for How I Feel is one step away from being softcore porn. It even features an appearance from the man, Ron Jeremy. Watch it above and hit the link to purchase Pomo’s The Other Day EP.

Buy: Pomo – The Other Day EP

Penthouse Penthouse ft. Bobby Saint – 69′ Camaro (Single + Video)
26 August | | producer

L.A. production duo Penthouse Penthouse recruited Bobby Saint to lend vocals to their latest summertime anthem, 69′ Camaro. The funky single borrows a sample from Mukai Shutoku’s Dandy In Love, resulting in a smooth, G-funk influenced tune that’s perfect for riding around town with the top down. Listen to 69′ Camaro below and check out the Noisey-premiered video while you’re at it.

Bonus: Penthouse Penthouse ft. Bobby Saint – 69′ Camaro (Video)

KOR x Northcoast Music Fest 2015 Mix
22 August | | producer

To properly close out summer, Silver Wrapper and React Presents will host the 6th annual Northcoast Music Festival from September 4th-6th. Taking place at Chicago’s Union Park, over 60 rappers, bands, and DJs will perform over the course of three days.

This year will feature appearances from The Roots, D’Angelo and The Vanguard, Wale, Tycho, Chromeo, Lili K, Woo Park, Sweater Beats, Gold Panda, Leather Corduroys, Salva, Slow Magic, Atmosphere, The O’My’s, Trippy Turtle, Galactic with Macy Gray, Twin Shadow, Phoebe Ryan, Stefan Ponce, Wave Racer, King Chip, and many more. I am thrilled to be a part of Northcoast Fest for a second time, which is why I put together a mix featuring some of my favorite artists set to perform this year. Stream the 18-track mix and check out a list of all the official after parties taking place throughout the weekend. You can purchase single-day passes, 3-day passes, and more through the link below.

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Tecs Evergreen – If Only Then (Album)
21 August | | producer

New York-based producer and multi-instrumentalist Tecs Evergreen just released the follow up to his severely slept on 2014 debut LP, Overtones. Released via Dusty International, Evergreen’s If Only Then LP is even more polished and fluid than his last. Featuring thirteen tracks and a guest appearance from vocalist Brooke Manning, his production is more dense and intricate than ever. Highly recommended listening for fans of BSBD, BMB Spacekid, Dream Koala, Fwdslxsh, Prefuse 73, etc.

Buy: Tecs Evergreen – If Only Then (Album)

Prince Innocence – Manic (Single)
19 August | | producer

Toronto two-piece Prince Innocence caught my attention back around the New Year with their hypnotic single, I Don’t Care. As if the original wasn’t good enough, they went on to release a remixed version featuring vocals from Kilo Kish. Fast forward to this week and Prince Innocence are riding the high from new single, Manic, which was premiered by The Fader. Listen to the entrancing Manic below and stay tuned for their forthcoming Easy Life EP.

Yeah Boy – Looking For Sunshine (Single)
17 August | | producer

Australian artist, songwriter and musician Johnny Castro, better known as Yeah Boy, is extremely talented. His latest EP is a testament to that and after recently stumbling upon his music, I can’t believe I’m just now getting hip. Premiered by Nest HQ, opening track Looking For Sunshine is a clear standout and can be heard below. Follow the link to pick up his Wildfire EP and let Yeah Boy take you on a hauntingly beautiful journey in sound.

Buy: Yeah Boy – Wildfire EP

Giraffage – No Reason Remixes EP
17 August | | producer

To follow up his Fools Gold debut, Giraffage recruited a group of talented friends/producers for an official remix EP. Featuring reworks from Promnite, Spazzkid, Maxo, Lindsay Lowend, Qrion and more, each producer puts their own unique spin on original tunes from No Reason. While Maxo’s Firemix is a personal favorite, you can stream all seven remixes and purchase the EP through the link below.

Buy: Giraffage – No Reason Remixes EP

Kiiara – Feels (Single)
13 August | | producer

22 year-old singer Kiiara just released her latest single and it’s even better than her last. Continuing to build hype around her forthcoming debut, Meet Me on the Cornfield, she recruits Felix Snow and Brenton Duvall for help on production, resulting in one of the most beautiful pop songs of the year. With her angelic voice and top-notch production, Kiiara is definitely one to keep a close tab on.