From the good brother Uncommon Nasa, who is the Producer, MC, and Owner/Operator of Uncommon Records. The website was recently given a facelift, and URL change, as well as a reason for the change posted by Nasa himself.
A release on cassette from Fresh Selects, which is a portland based record label (this being its first OFFICIALrelease as a label). “Breatharian” is A) a religious practice that, in concept, is believers claim food and possibly water are not necessary, and that humans can be sustained solely by prana (the vital life force in Hinduism), and B) the record from LA based beat maker/producer MNDSGN. The rebooted release comes with the album, pdf liner notes, and the previous album/tape from MNDSGN “Frugal Earth”. As a producers MNDSGN is light, not overly clunky or cluttered. He gives chords time to breath and move in and out of the track. He has a quality that is gritty, yeah melodic and mellow. I dont want to offer a comparison to any other producer out there, because those always tend to give a false sense of the sound. So, instead follow the link and stream the album, and if you have a walkman/cassette player, get the tape.
Jonwayne is a producer and MC out of LA (La Habra currently) on the Stones Throw label. You should know him if you follow the Low End Theory/Beat scene coming out of Los Angeles, and if you dont know him, follow the link, check the stream of the record, and support a really talented kid.
#Retro #Noir #Portland #RollerSkating.
Here I am, at a roller rink like I’m 13 again. Falling all over the place, trying to look cool, and hitting on the flyest girl rolling circles around me. I’m aging, slowly most times, but suddenly in times like these, the delorean goes into hyper drive.
@Jonwayne is an MC and Producer from LA, Cali currently on the always amazing Stones Throw imprint. This was a live set he did at the Boiler Room that was AWESOME to watch unfold. This guy is super dope on the production, and as an MC.
Man. Knxwledge’s output is overwhelming!!! but this dude is AWESOME!!! Wish i had the $$$ to support. Also wish sometimes (call me cheap) it sucks he’s charging $8-$12 for a 13 song album with minute and a half long songs. but..yeah..hes MEAN on it.
This is one of my favortie albums from 2013. The dynamic duo of Elucid and Billy Woods. A brilliant album full with thick wordplay, imagery and content. Has that grime and grit that i love, and one of my favortie guest spots from Open Mike Eagle & Busdriver on “New Museum”.