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The kick and snare are the dual hearts of hip-hop music. A good beat can bring life to dead wordplay. Instrumental hip-hop is a beautiful form of grime in it’s own light. Many purists, like myself, enjoy just spinning a good 16-bar phrase.
The dreamy post-pop rock band, SAINT SLUMBER, has a summer EP release brewing in the midst of their recent single, “Stay Away”. They quickly transitioned from the bedroom studio to the spotlight, gathering one million streams within a single year. The steady rise in attention didn’t stop at the studio though. Radio 104.5’s summer Birthday Bash invited them to share the stage with 30 Seconds to Mars, Portugal. the Man, and several other indie rock vanguards. Now, SAINT SLUMBER is keeping fans on the edge with a glimpse of their upcoming EP, YOUTH//2.
Hey Geronimo has an album release creeping right around the corner. Their new concept album, CONTENT, is scheduled to drop next Friday, September 7th. Plus, the Australian trio has a few show dates set for November, one of which is a free show in their hometown of Brisbane. CONTENT is a giant take on the dystopian future inching toward us. As technology advances forward, what role is humanity going to play?
Apollo Brown, L’ Orange, Mr. Lif, and Kool Keith; These are some of the artists that belong to Mello Music Group, a label that “sounds beautiful like the truth”. Stacked alongside their cast of artists stands the rapper/producer known as Oddisee, whose brand of wordplay paints a canvas of topics that are controversial in today’s heated social and political realms
Southern blues rocker Skylar Gregg has stepped up to the plate this summer with her release of Time Machine, her sophomore release full of young-hearted southern rock with rugged, traditional country edges.
Artists can learn a lot from J Dilla, the hip-hop mastermind from the early millennia. J Dilla continues to inspire music artists by brushing off the need for perfectionism.
Threat Fest is coming back to Smyrna on Aug. 24 and 25 with a lineup of some of the hottest indie/hardcore rock bands in Middle Tennessee. It’ll be the fourth installment of the music festival hosted by Idle Threat, a band that belongs to Nashville’s thriving roster of musicians. Threat Fest is locked and loaded with a stunning cast of 29 bands packed into an exciting weekend.
This blog post explores the impact that Stones Throw Records has made on the music industry at large.