JUST CONFIRMED: Homeboy Sandman

Been all over this guy a lot lately, so we are super hyped to have confirmed him for a Birmingham show. He’s recently joined the Stones Throw ranks, with two dope EPs ‘Subject Matter’ and ‘Chimera’, and the press have been falling all over themselves to big him up. HOMEBOY SANDMAN While pretty new to … Continue reading

LISTEN: Action Bronson – ‘A Simple Man’

Queens rapper Action Bronson drops new track ‘A Simple Man’. And boy is it a good ‘un. Sick horn loops by Tommy Mas, who provided beats for Bronson’s excellent ‘Dr. Lecter’ album – one of our 2011 highlights. Stream the track below, or download MP3 here [via 2dopeboyz]:

LISTEN: El-P – ‘Tougher Colder Killer’ feat. Killer Mike & Despot

You’ve already heard ‘The Full Retard’ (what a banger), from El-P‘s forthcoming record ‘Cancer4Cure’. Now here’s new track ‘Tougher Colder Killer’, featuring ol’ favourites Killer Mike and Despot. Going in hard. F’serious. ‘Cancer4Cure’ drops 22nd May via Fat Possum. Preorders available from Definitive Jux. Killer Mike’s new record ‘R.A.P. Music’ (produced entirely by El-P) drops … Continue reading

REVIEW: Busdriver & Abes Oddysee at The Rainow [via Gig Junkies]

Awesome review up on Gig Junkies by Daron Billings of our Busdriver & Abes Oddysee gig at The Rainbow last Friday, accompanied by some great photos courtesy of Wayne Fox. “From the outset the flow’s amazing. Busdriver packs more words into the average track than most rappers stick on a whole album. Freestyling a warm … Continue reading

WATCH: M.E.D. & Hodgy Beats – ‘Outta Control’ [video]

Check this sick new video for ‘Outta Control’ from Stones Throw‘s M.E.D and Odd Future/Mellowhype‘s Hodgy Beats, featuring some awesome illustrations by Rory Gamble & direction by Henry DeMaio. This track comes from the M.E.D. album ‘Classic’, available on vinyl, CD or MP3 here.  

WATCH: Quakers – ‘Jobless’ feat. Quite Nyce [video]

New video from Quakers – the previously reported 35 member hip-hop collective, spearheaded by Portishead’s Geoff Barrow – for the joint ‘Jobless’, featuring Massachusetts MC Quite Nyce. This track comes from Quakers self-titled debut, out now on vinyl, CD & MP3 via Stones Throw.    

LISTEN: The Stepkids, Pharoahe Monch & Homeboy Sandman – ‘Suburban Dream (Union Remix)’

Feelin’ this today. Nice chill Sunday vibes from The Stepkids on this awesome remix featuring MCs Pharoahe Monch and Homeboy Sandman. Steam below, or download MP3 [via Stones Throw]:  

WATCH: Death Grips – ‘I’ve Seen Footage’

Death Grips continue to bombard us with an unprecedented (but frankly, very welcome) amount of music videos and track leaks (see The Fever, Lost Boys, Get Got & Blackjack) . This week we have a clip for ‘I’ve Seen Footage’, composed entirely of single-frame shots. In your eyes. Dead fast. The track is taken from … Continue reading

LISTEN: Homeboy Sandman – Chimera EP

Really feeling the new Chimera EP from Stones Throw‘s latest golden boy Homeboy Sandman. Hailing from New York, he’s been on the scene since around 2007 but we have slept on him till recently cuz we suck. He got our attention last year  when Stones Throw dropped his Subject: Matter EP, and this new release … Continue reading

WATCH: El-P ‘Cancer For Cure’ Trailer #01 & tracklisting

Following our post on last month’s futuristic banger of a single The Full Retard, El-P has revealed the artwork (above), tracklisting (below) and first trailer (below below) for his long awaited new record ‘Cancer for Cure’. The album drops 22nd May via Fat Possum, and features appearances from Interpol’s Paul Banks, Danny Brown, Mr. Muthafuckin’ … Continue reading