Perennial BWOMP! favorites the Tropkillaz have teamed up with Meaux Green to churn out this Eric B. and Rakim-sampled heater. These guys are quickly building steam and are not showing any signs of slowing down. The Tropkillaz are fitting to blow the top off the US twerk circuit. Best believe if any nation was built for twerking, it’s Brazil.
Straight from the mountains of Colorado comes Amp Live‘s newest single, Closer To The Sun. Whirling arpeggios mix with grounded strings and a weighty beat, creating a positive atmosphere made to lift your spirits. The ReMINDers, Timeline, and Sloppy Joe offer up a tasteful chorus of melodic vocals mixed with imaginative, intelligent hip hop lyrics to round off the track in modern fashion. Living up to it’s namesake and inspiration, Closer conjures imagery of days spent snowboarding under a blue sky and chilly nights out enjoying the vibrant Mile High culture.
As one half of Zion I, Amp Live has been the musical foundation for a multitude of studio albums and tours stretching across the globe. His background allows him to perfectly bridge the worlds of EDM and hip hop in his solo endeavors with technical and classical sensibility. Keep your eyes peeled; Amp’s full length album, “Headphone Concerto”, is slated for release in Spring 2014 via Plug Research.
The ever talented ill-esha returns with her sophomore LP, Open Heart Surgery, due for a fitting February 14th release date on Gravitas Recordings. Taking an excursion from her norm, this multi-talented artist shows off her impressive vocal chops throughout 11 tracks. While the album hints at the bass heavy vibe of releases past, the redefined focus falls on the deep passion which can only be expressed through heartfelt vocals. Perfect for multiple listens, Open Heart Surgery will undoubtedly prove to transcend the current disposability of music, finding its way onto playlists for many years to come.
Here’s the first single off of Psymbionic‘s new full length album, “Parallels” coming out on February 25 on Gravitas Recordings. Infusing a the trap flavor into this glitch hop-dubstep hybrid, Psymbionic, shows that even as he finds more sounds and develops his style, he continues to improve by leaps and bounds every year! If this is any indication of how good the LP will be, “Parallels” will be a must-watch-out for release. Pre-orders are available here: http://music.gravitasrecordings.com/album/parallels-part-1-storm