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Hip-Hop Rap

Hoodie Allen – The Chase Is On/Leap Year Mixtape

Happy Wednesday peoples. Hoodie Allen‘s last mixtape Pep Rally dropped last September, but seems so long ago. With tracks like “Dreams Up” and “Look At What We Started”, Leap Year has a lot to live up to. Luckily, the first single “The Chase Is On” continues Hoodie’s laid back pop culture-filled wordplay over a summer […]

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Hip-Hop Mixtape Nark Rap

New Mixtape: A Nark’s Life

I’ve had more questions on when the next Nark is coming than any over the last month….so here it is. It sounds like Game finally got his single in “Red Nation” (after the 15th try), while The Cool Kids return with that 90’s boom bap that they are so good at. Elsewhere, Big K.R.I.T. and […]

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Hip-Hop Rap

New Hoodie Allen – NY is Killing Me

Definitely a darker tone than “Dreams Up” and Hoodie Allen’s other past work, but its actually a strength. I’ll let Hoodie explain it himself: “NY is Killing Me” tells the story of the love-hate relationship I have with the city that raised me and the creatures that make it so hard to be there and […]

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Hip-Hop Rap

Hoodie Allen: You Are Not A Robot (Video)

Hoodie Allen just sent over a DIY-style video for the song that started my interest in his music, “You Are Not A Robot”. Here Hoodie is on the run from some make-shift robots in the suburbs. Leap Year is coming soon…

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JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtapes: JayeL Audio 2-14-11 Disc One

Busy time equals less time for the plethora of new music being released already in 2011. Seems like this is an annual occurrence because I also had a double disc mix last Feb as well. Disc One has a choice Passion Pit remix of a Cold War Kids track, more great indie pop from the […]

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Hip-Hop Rap

Hoodie Allen: New single “Dreams Up”

I can dream big, I can dream fast Hopefully, you’ve already been listening to Hoodie Allen’s Pep Rally mixtape. Not one to take a break, Hoodie Allen returns with a new single off his next mixtape, Leap Year. “Dreams Up” is definitely in the vein of his past work with a stuttering indie pop sample […]

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Hip-Hop Indie Indie Pop JayeL Audio Rap

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 10-01-10

A new month, a new mixtape. The Fall season typically brings a chilly feel to the air and is usually present in the music this time of year. This mixtape doesn’t relfect that tone. There are some reflective, midtempo tracks from Belle and Sebastian, Arcade Fire, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, and Alex Winston, […]