MUSIC: Jodeci(yes, Jodeci) – Every Moment

If you bet me 100 bucks I would be writing about new Jodeci songs in 2015, I would have probably raised it to $1000 and already planned how I was going to spend the money. This isn’t the first song they released in this comeback, the first would be the solid but straightforward tsk tsk [...]

January 29, 2015 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: The Four Owls – Think Twice

First of all, ignore the horrible owl masks in the video. Second, let that smooth DJ Premier production wash over you like a fresh pair of Girbraud jeans. Despite their ill advised facial wear the Four Owls are solid MC’s and do the track justice and for fans of classic hip-hop this hits that same [...]

January 28, 2015 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Little Dragon X OG Ron C and DJ Candlestick – Nubuma Purple Rubberband

Adult Swim ‘s had a pretty good run of bringing about interesting collaborations and making them work (Run The Jewels anyone?) This time they’ve brought sweet Little Dragon and screwmasters OG Ron C and DJ Candlestick together to completely remix their Nabuma Rubberband album. And by remix we mean screw it the hell up. And [...]

January 27, 2015 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Omar – Dancing (K15 Remix)

Producer K15 took Omar’s Dancing for a long ride down the remix train into a dope little diddy. Hear him tell it: Was going through a musical block when I found this acapella. It was so much fun to work on and reminded me why messing with music is one of the best things in [...]

January 27, 2015 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Cee Lo Green – TV On The Radio

What this mixtape isn’t. An awesome collaboration between Mr.Green and the avant garde indie band TV On the Radio. What it is? Cee Lo Green back in soulman mode and killing it over samples from classic television theme songs like Taxi and Knight Rider. While some of these tracks flirt with other genre’s that Cee [...]

January 26, 2015 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

Music: Yaarrohs – Flesh & Blood EP

The LA beat scene has made waves worldwide with names including Flying Lotus, Gasslamp Killer, Glitch Mob and the weekly party Low End Theory.  With the help of Glitch Mob and their 2014 single “Fly By Night Only”, singer/songwriter Yaarrohs has emerged as a fresh voice in the downtempo  scene.  The new EP, Flesh & [...]

January 23, 2015 Dominic Painter Music 0

MUSIC: Body Language – Really Love

We’ve liked Body Language at The Couchsessions for a minute, they played our SXSW showcase a few years back. As a live act they’ve aways shined; their infectious dance r&b hybrid is and frequently had the band and the audience dissolve into one dance party. Their newest track, Really Love, captures the same feeling but [...]

January 23, 2015 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Tuxedo – Number One

Producer Jake One and Mayer Hawthorne formed the group Tuxedo and are dropping their debut album on Stones Throw in March. They just dropped their latest single, “Number One” Here Mayer channels Nate Dogg vocal phrasing from ‘Ain’t No Fun’ era but with around 99.7% less misogyny which leads to a unqiue G-Funk and Chromeo [...]

January 22, 2015 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Arca – Sheep

After some work on the infamous Yeezus album Arca separated himself from the pack with his &&&&&&& mixtape which made enough of a splash he even got to present a multimedia version of it at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. It lead to him releasing his debut album Xen last year, in addition to [...]

January 21, 2015 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Jack Freeman – Afterparty Feat. Easy Yves Saint

Houston’s own Jack Freeman and Solange associate recently dropped a new track called “Afterparty” produced by Chris Rockaway. It’s a track more concerned with atmosphere then straight ahead soul and it’s pretty dope despite the generic “Guest rapper on an R&B track” breakdown. This song showcases Jack range which can go from bluesy soul to [...]

January 20, 2015 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Knxwledge does the Stones Throw Podcast

In an ‘Allow Me To Introduce Myself’(c) fashion Stones Throw newest signee, Knxwledge, ripped their podcast and gave everyone a little taste of what he can do. While Stones Throw tends to revolve around a very specific sound of hip-hop and R&B (and they do it well) Knxwledge broades these parameters and throws in an [...]

January 16, 2015 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Oddisee & Phonte – Requiem

Mello Music Group had a heck of a 2014 where they dropped one of my personal favorites, Open Mike Eagle among other great rleases. In March they are going to drop their annual compilation named after a videogame or movie, depending on your level of nerddom, called “Persona” Artists featured includes Oddisee, Apollo Brown, yU, [...]

January 15, 2015 Reginald Duvivier Music 0