The dog days of Summer are coming to end, and what better way to memorialize the everlasting daylight than in playlist form with some tunes that take you from Summer 16 to the bittersweet days of Fall. Brohlson and I deliver 20 tunes that define the changing of the seasons and ease you into sweater weather with selections from Natural Child, Jerkcurb, Captain Supernova, James Blake, Bon Iver, and the Don, Elton John. Have a listen and be sure to subscribe to the playlist as we prepare for a new edition, set to be curated later in the Fall!
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It’s indisputable the impact Kendrick has had on the hip-hop industry in the recent year and it’s exciting to see him collab with an all star like Flying Lotus. While FlyLo preps his “You’re Dead” LP he let some info slip that Kendrick is sitting on a host of beats produced by the legend which means ever more gems like the one embedded above may be in the works! For now – revel in the “Never Catch Me” stride and keep your eyes open for what’s to come!
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Robin Thicke would have been better off had Forever Kid just produced “Give It 2 U” in the first place. Luckily, it looks like the duo were looking for just the project to keep them busy in the midst of a brutal Swedish winter. Let’s be real– the original “Give It 2 U” missed the mark. Even the anticipated verse by my own personal Lord and savior, Kendrick Lamar, landed flat on top of the original mix’s tired, pre-blog-house-electro-sounding beat. This remix is much more fun, and Kendrick’s verse is highlighted much better as well. High kicks. Dream come true. #RefuseToGrowUp
The haunting hood anthem “Swimming Pools” by Kendrick Lamar spread across airwaves faster than you could rephrase.. drank.. the chorus… drank. BUT – our GDD friend and familiar Jesse Rose made a DJ-friendly edit for all you uptempo mp3 selectors out there, beefing up a fat kick behind the vocals that rolls along with KL’s groove. So listen below and download it for FREE from the link to his page. Drank.
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It’s been a journey. Since its inception in the summer of 2010, our longest lasting weekly feature, The Dirt, has brought a staggering amount of free music to the masses, and we’re proud to still be here 100 editions and 100 Dirt Babes in the books. It’s a tough feat to get these tracks together each week (probably why we have some gaps in the mix here and there, apologies), but it’s been an amazing experience sharing music with all of you, which, of course, is the main reason why we’re here.
We wanted to put together something special for the centennial episode, so 11 of our writers have included 2 songs each — one from one of the 99 past Dirts that we’ve posted and any other song that we felt was exceptional enough to make the cut of such an outstanding post. We hope you enjoy these as much as we enjoyed putting them together. Here’s to another 100. Continue Reading