Best Songs of 2020: 1. def.sound & Zhao

sawdustandgin: Bouncy bars travel along smooth terrain before reaching a mystical destination. Get electrocuted by love, courtesy of Def Sound and Zhao.  Best Songs of 20201. def.sound – “STRUCK!” produced by Zhao The friendships I forged with both def.sound and Zhao stoke the fire of my love for this track—”STRUCK!“ is energized by life, love, and art. My relationship with these artists may have been eroded by … Continue reading Best Songs of 2020: 1. def.sound & Zhao

Thundercat Gets Vulnerable on New LP ‘It Is What It Is’ Produced With Flying Lotus and Featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Lil B, and More

Photo by The1point8 Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Thundercat has earned a reverence among music lovers and makers alike. The artist né Stephen Bruner released It Is What It Is, his fourth studio album, on April 3; it is the follow-up to his critically acclaimed LP Drunk, which was as adventurous as it was plain goofy. While not completely serious—see: “Dragonball Durag” and “Overseas” featuring … Continue reading Thundercat Gets Vulnerable on New LP ‘It Is What It Is’ Produced With Flying Lotus and Featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Lil B, and More

Splashing About with Javier Rodriguez

sngalbums: The hum of a needle on wax sounds mighty similar to the patter of rain on a window. Javier Rodriguez uses this perspective shift to create a unique space for his heady beats. He released two other records last year (not including the one that dropped on January 1st of 2020), and I frequently returned to The Rain Songs for its steady comfort.  The … Continue reading Splashing About with Javier Rodriguez

Splashing About with Javier Rodriguez

The hum of a needle on wax sounds mighty similar to the patter of rain on a window. Javier Rodriguez uses this perspective shift to create a unique space for his heady beats. He released two other records last year (not including the one that dropped on January 1st of 2020), and I frequently returned to The Rain Songs for its steady comfort.  That cascading … Continue reading Splashing About with Javier Rodriguez