February 2016 Mix

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Pretty crap month, but got to end it by taking in this view yesterday, so can’t complain too much!  Also, good tunes never hurt.  Albums I enjoyed:

  • Pusha T – King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude:  Solidifying his place in my all-time top 5.  He’d be my number 1 if he slapped the shit out of Kanye.
  • NxWorries – Link Up & Suede:  Short EP about 100x better than Malibu.
  • Sean Price – Songs In the Key of Price:  Speaking of top 5 MCs.  RIP!
  • Martin Courtney – Many Moons: Solo project from Real Estate frontman sounds like a Real Estate album and is therefore excellent.
  • Milk Lines – Ceramic:  Former guy from Demon’s Claws, released on In the Red.  You know it’s gotta be good.

Other pretty good releases this past month or two from Curren$y, Erykah Badu, Jeremih, the Brainstems, and I finally got around to last year’s Alabama Shakes, which I liked more than their seemingly more lauded debut.

On to the mix:
1) Pusha T – Untouchable
2) Rob Cave – Crackrocks & Jumpshots
3) NxWorries – Droogs
4) Sean Price – Fei Long
5) Pusha T – F.I.F.A.
6) Future Fambo – Bloodclaute Song
7) Mavado – A Boy Like Me
8) Busy Signal – Text Message
9) Young Pappy – iPhone Freestyle
10) Bankroll Fresh – Walked In [feat. Street Money Boochie & Travis Porter]
11) Timbaland – THIS ME, FUCK IT Ft. 2 Chainz
12) Migos – Look at My Dab
13) Jidenna – Long Live the Chief
14) Curren$y – Cruzin…
15) Alabama Shakes – Gimme All Your Love
16) Martin Courtney – Airport Bar
17) Milk Lines – Crystal Crown
18) The Brainstems – Simple Joys
19) Male Gaze – Gale Maze
20) The Brainstems – Warm Skin
21) Erykah Badu – Phone Down
22) Jeremih – Pass Dat
23) The Weeknd – The Hills
24) ILoveMakonnen – Trust Me Danny

Dec 2015 Mix

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Here’s what I was listening as Cam kept dabbin on fools:

On to the mix:
1) Dead Ghosts – Good Love (Is Not Free)
2) Alex Chilton – Can’t Seem to Make You Mine
3) Dead Ghosts – All in a Row
4) Los Mirlos – Sonido Amazonico
5) Stresmatic – 2 Phones (ft. Nef The Pharaoh & Mazerati Ricky)
6) Spice – Needle Eye
7) Nef The Pharaoh – Michael Jackson
8) Kelela – Rewind
9) Frankie Cosmos – Young
10) Deerhunter – Ad Astra
11) Hamilton Leithauser & Paul Maroon – Dad Is Drunk
12) The Como Mamas – Out of the Wilderness
13) Arthur Verocai – Na boca do sol
14) Yasiin Bey – No Colonial Fiction
15) Denmark Vessey – Everyday (feat. Mosel & Stretch Money)
16) MED, Blu & Madlib – Knock Knock (feat. MF DOOM)
17) Moss – B.Q.P. (ft. Peedi Crakk, Sean Price, Royal Flush & Illa Ghee)
18) Denmark Vessey – Don’t Smoke K2
19) Freddie Gibbs – Extradite (ft. Black Thought)
20) Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire – Know Pain, Know Gain (feat. Phlegm)
21) Ruffy TNT – Thriller
22) The Feelies – Fa Ce La
23) Student Teachers – Channel 13

Fall 2015 Mix

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Albums I liked:

Tracks I liked:
1) Roger Damawuzan & Les As du Benin – Motherless Child
2) Techniques All Stars – Zion I (Version)
3) La Luz – Sleep Til They Die
4) Moon Duo – Zero
5) La Luz – I Wanna be Alone (With You)
6) Hank Levine & The Blazers – Midnight
7) Your Old Droog – Listen (Jonwayne Remix)
8) Freddie Gibbs – The World Is My Ashtray
9) Statik Selektah – All You Need (ft. Action Bronson & Ab-Soul)
10) Lee Fields – Where Do We Go From Here
11) Steve Arrington – Beddie-Biey
12) Tinashe – Party Favors (ft Young Thug)
13) Young Thug – Stunna
14) 2 Chainz – Lapdance In The Trap House
15) Fetty Wap – Couple Bands
16) Mavado – Shadow
17) Popcaan – Inna Yuh Belly
18) Fetty Wap – Again
19) Young Thug – Udiggwhatimsayin
20) Run The Jewels – CREOWN (The Alchemist Remix)
21) The Alchemist – Holy Tabernacle
22) Useless Eaters – Mother Earth
23) Paint Fumes – Sally Smoked Dope
24) Steve Arrington – Nobody Can Be You

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September 2015 Mix

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Oh Sees

It pretty much rained all month here in Raleigh. Good news, it meant I got to listen to a lot of music. I really liked Endless Bummer’s Vol. 1. Otherwise, there were a ton of good-to-very good albums that have their moments, but probably won’t be making my best-of lists: Dam-Funk, Future, Kurt Vile, The Intelligence, Shannon & the Clams, Gangrene, Natural Causes, Frankie & the Witch Fingers.

That said, there were some great songs. On to the mix:

1) Mary Afi Usuah – Mma Ama Mbo
2) Dam-Funk – HowUGonFu*kAroundAndChooseABusta’?
3) Future – The Percocet & Stripper Joint
4) Nite Jewel – Can U Read Me (ft. Dam Funk)
5) Jamie Lidell – Pink Light
6) Tame Impala – Eventually
7) Kurt Vile – Pretty Pimpin
8) The Intelligence – Romans
9) The Fresh & Onlys – Oo I Got Got
10) Shannon And The Clams – Corvette
11) Drake – Hotline Bling
12) Travis Porter – Blue Flame (ft. Bandit Gang Marco)
13) Playboi Carti x Da$H x Maxo Kream – FETTI
14) Future – I Serve the Base
15) Natural Causes – Chatter
16) Frankie and the Witch Fingers – Cocaine Dream
17) Endless Bummer – Runaround
18) Flesh Wounds – Joy Division Killed My Boner
19) Gangrene – The Scrapyards
20) Mac Miller – Pet Sounds (ft. Sean Price)
21) Your Old Droog – Through The Nose
22) Curren$y – T.Y.

August 2015 Mix

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Sorry for the hiatus (to the zero people who noticed).  Summer is a busy time for me.  I also downloaded way too much new shit recently.  And despite the volume, there were only two new albums that tickled my fancy:

  • Damaged Bug – Cold Hot Plumbs: The Oh Sees’ (as seen above in their new and improved two-drummer-lineup glory) John Dwyer’s second album from his synth-based Damaged Bug side project.
  • Chastity Belt – Time to Go Home: Do you like Childbirth (the band, not the popular Mormon hobby)?  Listen to their main, more “serious” (though still sometimes funny) band, Chastity Belt.

Despite it all (I’m a true hero), I certainly found some gems:
1) Damaged Bug – Cone
2) Downtown Boys – Wave of History
3) Part Time – Pussy Of My Dreams
4) Toro y Moi – Buffalo
5) Dam-Funk – From A G Perspective
6) RJ (Pushaz Ink) – If It Ain’t Ace
7) Beatking – H (Feat. Chalie Boy)
8) Rich Gang – Should I
9) Starlito – Legited Freestyle ft. Don Trip
10) French Montana – Off The Rip [feat. Chinx & N.O.R.E.]
11) Top Cat – Request The Style (Hip Hop Mix)
12) Fugees – Nappy Heads (Mad Spider Mix)
13) Quelle Chris – I Asked God
14) Willie Hutch – A Love That’s Worth Having
15) Dr. Yen Lo (Ka & Preservation) – Day 1125
16) Damaged Bug – Mega Structure
17) Deradoorian – A Beautiful Woman
18) Hasil Adkins – Chicken Walk
19) Vince Staples – Norf Norf
20) Travi$ Scott – Drunk (ft. Young Thug)
21) Fetty Wap – My Way (Remix ft. Drake)
22) Kevin Gates – Mexico
23) Ty Money – Come Again (Feat. Twista)
24) Young Thug – Flaws

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June 2015 Mix

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June Mix

Here’s what I was listening to as Jill Ellis slowly realized that Abby Wambach is a donkey:

  • Sam Cohen – Cool It:  Your soft-rock soundtrack to summer drinks on the porch.
  • Thee Oh Sees – Mutilator Defeated At Last:  After Drop, I thought they had maybe run out of ideas.  I was wrong.  Back with a dark vengeance.
  • The Blind Shake – Breakfast of Failures: After The Oh Sees melt your face, The Blind Shake show up and pummel you in the kidneys.
  • Pow! – Fight Fire: If you like The Oh Sees, this is your new favorite band.

On to the mix:
1) Sam Cohen – The Garden
2) Mikal Cronin – iv) Ready
3) Thee Oh Sees – Rogue Planet
4) The Blind Shake – Parachute
5) Pow! – Static (Oh No OK)
6) The Kid Daytona – Make My Day ft. Daz Dillinger & King Lil G (Prod. By Harry Fraud)
7) Roach Gigz – Mob Right Thru
8) The-Dream – That’s My Shit (feat. T.I.)
9) Rich Homie Quan – Flex
10) Fetty Wap – Trap Queen
11) Major Lazer – Night Riders (ft. Travi$ Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T & Mad Corbra)
12) Thee Oh Sees – Withered Hand
13) Pow! – Surrender
14) Obnox – Molecule
15) Frank Nitt – Slippin’ (ft. Illa J)
16) Saun & Starr – Another Love Like Mine
17) Camp Lo – Black Jesus
18) Roach Gigz – Don’t Trip (feat. Ezale)
19) Sean Price – Garbanzo Beans
20) Thirstin Howl III – HOME MADE HOT SAUCE
21) Black Thought – Give It Up Turn It Loose [J.PERIOD Live Remix] 
22) T La Rock – This Beat Kicks (ft. Greg Nice)
23) Truck North – Black Amsterdam
24) Jay-Bees – Good Times
25) The Bittersweets – Summertime
26) Sam Cohen – El Dorado

April 2015 Mix

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There was only one album that mattered last month:

  • Wand – Golem: If this album doesn’t give you a boner, you better check your dick.

Honorable mentions to The King Khan & BBQ ShowKing Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, and Curren$y.

On to the mix:
1) Lower Dens – To Die in L.A.
2) My Morning Jacket – Tropics (Erase Traces)
3) Action Bronson – Terry
4) Curren$y – The 560 SL (Feat. Wiz Khalifa)
5) Kendrick Lamar – Alright
6) Curren$y – Sidewalk Show
7) Wand – Self Hypnosis in 3 Days
8) Nirvana – Blew
9) Thee Oh Sees – Web
10) Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian at Best
11) The King Khan & BBQ Show – Ocean Of Love
12) The King Khan & BBQ Show – Alone Again
13) Billy Woods – Carpetbagger ft. Elucid
14) Gangrene – Play It Cool Feat Samuel Herring & Earl Sweatshirt
15) Wiz Khalifa – Uber Driver (ft. Curren$y)

Shouts to the world’s coolest Uber driver.
16) The Purist – Pimp Hand (feat. Freddie Gibbs)
17) Black Milk – I Guess
18) Action Bronson – Easy Rider
19) Wand – Melted Rope
20) King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Am I in Heaven