Hip Hop
*New Remix* Jay-Z & Pharrell - Change Clothes (CAMS Nite Version)

*New Remix* Jay-Z & Pharrell – Change Clothes (CAMS Nite Version)

DJ Cams is another new face today who we just had to share. His super groovy remix of Jay-Z and Pharrell’s Change Clothes has a touch of soul with trumpets playing, plus a nice deep house vibe and a funky guitar riff added in. The lyrics are placed perfectly and the beat keeps your hips shaking...
*New Mix* The Polish Ambassador - Diplomatic Dispatch Volume 2

*New Mix* The Polish Ambassador – Diplomatic Dispatch Volume 2

In the middle of his Permaculture Action Tour; Pushing Through the Pavement, The Polish Ambassador has dropped us a Diplomatic Dispatch for our listening pleasure. Opening up with classic reggae and island sounding vibes that we are used to hearing from this man, he dips into some futuristic glitchy bass sounds, then into sexier downtempo...
*New Video* OG ILLA - Slippin Away

*New Video* OG ILLA – Slippin Away

OG ILLA’s latest release “Slippin Away” is a stunning short film that really visualizes the song. You can feel the hunger and the pain in the video as he seeks to regain himself. The song is raw but heartfelt as ILLA does his best to remain strong even in his weakest moments. This is the...
*New Mix* Mr. Switch - 15 Years Of THTC

*New Mix* Mr. Switch – 15 Years Of THTC

This year’s reigning DMC World Champion, DJ Switch, is the latest DJ to compile a mixtape for the clothing brand THTC. The UK based company, who produce fair trade, ethical street wear, turned 15 years old this year and have called upon the skills of the champion turntablist, who THTC represent, to cut, scratch and...
*New Album* FIGURE - Monsters Vol. 5

*New Album* FIGURE – Monsters Vol. 5

Damn son. FIGURE is back at it again. This time he has Monsters Volume 5, his annual Halloween dub and drumstep spectacular. Featuring an insane amount of screechy synths, thundering bass lines, gangster hip hop vocals, eerie sound effects, and horror movie clips, FIGURE has outdone himself on this one. Track names include Freddy Krueger,...
*Event Review* Santa Cruz Music Festival Pre-Party | Santa Cruz | Oct. 10 - 11

*Event Review* Santa Cruz Music Festival Pre-Party | Santa Cruz | Oct. 10 – 11

The Santa Cruz Music Festival Pre-Party was the biggest electronic music party that the area had seen in a while; Raindance, Northern Nights Music Festival, Euphoric.Net, Santa Cruz Waves, and Good Times Santa Cruz were partners in the event and the amazing collaboration definitely showed. Friday night was the first night which I personally referred...
*Event Spotlight* Santa Cruz Music Festival Pre-Party | Santa Cruz | Oct. 10 - 11

*Event Spotlight* Santa Cruz Music Festival Pre-Party | Santa Cruz | Oct. 10 – 11

Santa Cruzians and others who are familiar with downtown Santa Cruz, California have most likely partied at the Catalyst at one time or another, but on October 10th and 11th the Catalyst will be transformed into an electronic music mecca like never before for the Santa Cruz Music Festival Pre-Party. Well-known names like Raindance, Euphoric.Net,...
*New Album* Whiting - Early Resignation

*New Album* Whiting – Early Resignation

Whiting is back with another one! It’s been a while since we’ve featured this man, but man are we OK with the wait now. Fresh off spending hours upon days upon months in the studio, Whiting has a 9 track album that is stacked with some of the best underground hip hop around. Check out...
*Event Review* Northern Nights Music Festival | July 18 - 20 | 2014

*Event Review* Northern Nights Music Festival | July 18 – 20 | 2014

As I headed up North for my first year at Northern Nights Music Festival, I saw a beautiful rainbow that swept across the sky. It was then I should have known that the weekend was going to be an amazing one. Nothing is better for the soul than camping with a bunch of your friends...
*Artist Interview* Lucky from Living Legends

*Artist Interview* Lucky from Living Legends

Living Legends is a huge name in the hip-hop world, and not only is their fan-base large, but the crew is too. If you have been lucky enough to see the crew live, count your blessings, because solo work is now the main focus of its members. Although the Living Legends crew is not currently...
*New Remix* Quadron - Favorite Star (Two Fresh Remix)

*New Remix* Quadron – Favorite Star (Two Fresh Remix)

Starting out with a jazzy little piano riff, very sexy vocals, a funky hip hop break beat, and that future purp theme to tie it all together, this remix of Quadron’s Favorite Star by Two Fresh gives you the perfect blend of 90’s throwback feels and hip shaking grooviness. This is a new style for Two Fresh,...
*Event Review* Lil Jon |Maya| Scottsdale, Arizona

*Event Review* Lil Jon |Maya| Scottsdale, Arizona

The King of Crunk is dead. Long live the prince of Turn Up. He didn’t say “get crunk”  at all. NOT EVEN ONCE. Part of the reason I went was to hear the collection of catch phrases that made him the voice of the party for the better part of a decade now. Alas, he has...