1. ABCNT — Stimulus Package (2009) (AUDIO).


    Stimulate your mental with a mix of deep, serious grooves x hip-hop.

  2. Stig Of The Dump ft. Jehst — “Kubrick" (MUSIC VIDEO).


    An ode to Stanley Kubrick.

  3. Alex Mendoza y sus Poetas Del Ritmo — "¡Cumbéalo!” b/w "Bu-Ga-Luz" (AUDIO).


    Names You Can Trust says: The Poets Of Rhythm have a legendary track record in modern music. Recording under multiple aliases and a revolving-door membership list, the German group were pioneers in the revival of gritty funk and soul music, bursting on the scene in the 1990s championing a raw recording style that directly influenced Daptone, Quantic and others. Never a group to be pegged into one particular style, the Poets have successfully taken that ultra gritty realism into styles of West African Funk, Ethiopian Groove, and now, for the first time on record, courtesy of Names You Can Trust, Afro-Peruvian Cumbia. Led by drummer / multi-instrumentalist Max Weissenfeldt and Peruvian guitarist Alex Mendoza, this new iteration of the Poets blitzes its way through two original takes on cumbia. ...MORE

  4. Bedlam Brethren — "When the Sun Speaks” (MUSIC VIDEO).


    Instruments of Cruelty.

  5. MeRCY ft. Sean Price — "Eagle Eye View" (AUDIO).


    Produced by Solidified.

  6. Da Villins — "Wha' Happin" (AUDIO).


    Da Villins EP soon come.

  7. Puff Daddy & The Family ft. Pharrell Williams — "Finna Get Loose" (AUDIO).


    After performing at last night’s BET Awards, the revival continues.

  8. Blu ft. Sene, Definite & Cashus King — “Thriller" (AUDIO).


    B-side on the Good To Be Home single, “The Return.”

  9. Madlib — Mind Fusion: African Earwax (AUDIO).


    Stones Throw says: Madlib has a new mixtape called Mind Fusion: African Earwax. He made 30 copies of these on CD, each of which was given an individual hand-drawn cover by Jason Jagel and sold at the Doomsday Show at Rappcats, June 20, 2015.



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