Deru
1979
(Friends of Friends)
Stratus
Power Up - Single
(Smog Records)
Nadastrom
Fallen Down - EP
(Friends of Friends)
Flexing their signature heavy sub-bass sound.
Free the Robots
Two Snakes - EP
(Perfect Touch)
Nocando
Jimmy the Burnout
(Hellfyre Club)
A proper portrayal for the new Nocando emanation
Jincallo
Do You Mind
(Alpha Pup Records)
Structures of samples, field recordings, sparkling percussion, synthesizers, and guitar form the reflective kingdom of the artist.
C L N K
ANTI - EP
(Error Broadcast)
Speak
Gnarly Davidson vs. The Marlboro Men
(Applebird)
Long-awaited proper album from L.A.'s Speak exercises poetry across the generational gap by honing-in on the hip hop of the present day.
Perera Elsewhere
Everlast (Deluxe Edition)
(Friends of Friends)
2013's critically acclaimed 'Everlast' LP gets deluxe edition treatment
Jeremiah Jae
Rappayamatantra - EP
(Brainfeeder)
Direct communication from an important new voice
Tomas Barfod
Salton Sea
(Friends of Friends)
An idyllic wasteland of sonic desolation and urban decay
Mane Mane
Mane 2 Mane
(Triple You Tapes)
Bright and quirky instrumental electronics
Co. fee
Easy Listening
(My Hollow Drum)
Exotic flavors & homegrown bass from MHD's Co. fee
Dibiase
Machines Hate Me
(Alpha Pup Records)
Debut album from L.A. beat champion and innovator
Ryan York
Zipperlegs - EP
(Leaving Records)
Asura steps out as Ryan York on this strong EP
Nobody
Let Nobody be your guide.
Ras G
A deep space exploration of music's history and future
ELOS
Low End Theory-inspired beat crunching destroyer





(February 2012)