Video: MED – “Candlelight” ft. Georgia Anne Muldrow

 

MED recently dropped a video for “Candleight” off his Bang Ya Head 3 mixtape as he now prepares to soon release the fourth installment of his mixtape series. MED’s flow glides on the melodic beat giving us an ideal laid back vibe to groove to. And ain’t nothing like a tingling Georgia Anne Muldrow feature to get the mood outer planetary and what not.

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New Release: Mark de Clive-Lowe – ‘NEXT Collective: The Mixtape’

 

Always the tastemaker extraordinaire, Mark de Clive-Lowe, presents us with a preview of an awesome project some great young jazz musicians have embarked on. NEXT Collective: The Mixtape introduces us to NEXT Collective and their upcoming album set to cover some of their favorite artists and ‘reinterpret them from a jazz perspective.’ Covered artists include Little Dragon, Jay Z and Kanye West, D’Angelo, N.E.R.D, Stereolab, Drake, Meshell Ndegeocello, and on.

Members of NEXT Collective include Logan Richardson (sax), Walter Smith III (sax), Matthew Stevens (guitar), Gerald Clayton (keys), Kris Bowers (keys), Ben Williams (bass), Jamire Williams (drums) and guest trumpeter Christian Scott.

Absolutely love it when worlds collide like this. Stream and download below!

Mark de Clive-Lowe presents NEXT Collective: The Mixtape [Download on Sendspace]

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New Release: Bilal – ‘The Retrospection’ (Curated by Vikter Duplaix)

 

Just a couple days ago, we shared with you Bilal’s cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Too High,” which was to say the least – brilliant. And as promised, Bilal dropped his The Retrospection mixtape this week to go along with it! Download for free below.

Curated by Vikter Duplaix, the hour long mix takes us on a seamless journey through Bilal’s colorful career. Easy to hit play and just let it go. Nice to enjoy this while we all anticipate Bilal’s upcoming album, A Love Surreal.

Bilal – The Retrospection [Download on Facebook]

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New Release: Adian Coker – ‘Lights Fantastic’ + Download

 

UK rapper/producer Adian Coker today released his 9-track Lights Fantastic mixtape, which premiered on Karmaloop.

The project slings a solid dose of pop-friendly rap reminiscent of the vibe on Kanye’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Below, you can stream the entire mixtape and take yourself through the beautiful melancholy and hear firsthand.

Adian Coker – Lights Fantastic [Download via Topspin]

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New Release: Captain Planet – ‘Mystery Trip, Vol. 1′ + Limited Edition Cassette & Walkman + Hand Painted Boombox Contest

 

Captain Planet is just continuing to knock ‘em out with absolutely no shame. His most recent release, Mystery Trip Vol. 1, is quite the special one with all the goodies that come along. Firstly, we strongly advise you to listen to the entire mixtape below and get to percolating.

The globetrotting man blends together obscure cuts from around the world and original production to create glorious whirlwind of sound. On this mixtape, you’ll travel across generations and continents, visiting Senegal, Jamaica, Ghana, Puerto Rico, Peru, Brazil, Italy, Korea, Guadeloupe, and Zimbabwe.

This mix will be released digitally and as limited edition cassette tapes. The limited edition sets will also come with an exclusive batch of hand-painted walkmen with one-of-a-kind designs by Captain Planet himself. You can peep those photos after the jump.

Another snazzy component to the release is Turntable Lab’s sample-spotting contest, which includes the grand prize of a hand-painted Boombox (vintage 1982 Panasonic RX-5110) designed by sir Captain Planet himself – none like it exist anywhere else!

Enter the Turntable Lab contest to win a vintage boombox hand-painted by Captain Planet.

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