Video: Florence + The Machine on ‘The Creators Project’


Many of you have probably been jamming to Florence + The Machine’s Ceremonials that dropped earlier this month, and like us, we’re certain that some can’t quite get enough.

Enter The Creators Project, “a global arts intiative between Vice and Intel dedicated to the artistic celebration of creativity, culture and technology.” In the above video, you’ll find a behind the scenes look into the recording of Ceremonials at the renowned Abbey Road Studios in London. In addition, you’ll find rare performances, interviews, and some insight into the many instruments that were used on the project.

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New Release: Chase Supreme – ‘Instrumentals EP’


So so fly is this Instrumentals EP by Delaware rapper/producer Chase Supreme. Each track is markedly unique with the EP going from ambient electronic and downtempo dance to sample based hip hop and even some 80′s ish. Very interested to see where he takes his style when he introduces his vocals as well.

The EP is a prelude to the Chase’s upcoming debut full length mixtape, Blue Lotus.

Instrumentals EP by Chase Supreme

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Video: Malice & Mario Sweet – “Love and Friendship”


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So sweet. Seattle based husband and wife duo Malice & Mario Sweet recently released Happy 2 Year: Deluxe Edition, an EP celebrating the two year anniversary of their marriage. The original version of the EP was released earlier this year and received love from our comrade Gilles Peterson amongst several other radio shows and publications. On the EP you’ll find appearances Choklate and Tall Black Guy Productions, both artists we love!

Above is the video for “Love and Friendship,” a new single exclusively part of the deluxe edition. The video plays like a diary of Malice and Mario’s love and relationship while on tour with the Blue Scholars in California. The tune is a jazzy underground soul tune with a nice little D’Angelo sample for a welcome embellishment. Absolutely darling.

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Video: RE:GENERATION Music Project Trailer + Tracks ft. DJ Premier, Nas, & Pretty Lights


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Yes and yes. the RE:GENERATION Music Project has partnered up with The Grammy’s to present a very creative documentary concept. Follow DJ Premier, Pretty Lights, The Crystal Method, Mark Ronson, and Skrillex as they each “remix, recreate and re-imagine” one of five traditional styles of music along with influential musicians from the given genre.

Above, find the trailer for the documentary, which is due to premiere on YouTube in February 2012. After the jump, catch the DJ Premier track with Nas as well as the Pretty Lights track featuring LeAnn Rimes, which is quite incredible to say the least.

DJ Premier & Pretty Lights tracks after the jump

Michael James & Federico Grazzini – “Magnetic”


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Just loving this Michael James & Federico Grazzini track we stumbled across. Called “Magnetic,” the deep house track features super chill vocals from a lovely lady by the name of The Real O’C.

Definitely wait until the 1:20 mark so you can really hear her voice, which feels like a cross between Adele and Corrine Bailey Rae – loving the juxtaposition of the soulful vocals against the slightly trance-ish track.

The track is part of new label Channel Zoo’s first release, the 001 EP.

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