When it comes to death metal, you know Germany have some of the best groups around and one band you should be paying attention to are Morgoth, whose Ungod album was released in Europe on Monday. North America will get it on April 7th.
Sky Burial (Relapse) is the 2013 album by Inter Arma and despite the fact the album was released two years ago, this Virginia band are confident enough to let you know that the music is strong enough to keep you wanting to play it and listening to it many times.
She’s from Brooklyn and she’s bold enough to call herself Junglepussy, a rapper who wants to make a name for herself in more ways than one. Behind the name is a persona, and behind the persona is talent. If you want to know and hear more about/from her, check out “Me”, with the “Me” referring to her, which is me to her. It comes from her Satisfaction Guaranteeed album, which you can download for free by heading to Junglepussy.nyc.
Originally recorded during the time he put together his The Brenton brown Affair street album, Brenton decided to bring out “A.D.O.T.S.” for all to hear. The song was produced by Skitzo so if you liked the street album but wondered if there had been any more songs that were unissued, here’s a morsel for you.
Phoenix artist Hexsagon… okay, in this case, when I say artist, Phoenix is a producer, MC, and so much more. If that has intrigued you, good. Now, let me tell you that he just released a new EP today called Aries, featuring six brand new songs to get down and get you down in the perfect way. With a sample from the Aries’ Signs Of The Zodiac album on A&M starting the festivities, the songs move up and down, in and out and all around in a hip-hop, soulful, and funky fashion that will make you listen and perhaps inspire you all the time.
Waking Days is the forthcoming album from Brooklyn band Looms, who combine pop with a nice blast of rock and do it ina way that sounds like a cross between +Live+, Hootie & The Blowfish, and Weezer. That might sound like an odd combination but these guys know how to pull influences, then are not afraid to share them. Check out “Meena” and don’t be too startled at first. Let these guys warm up to you and then enjoy further.
In Hawai’i, grinding is the term used for someone who is hungry for meal so whenever Eddie James makes it to Hawai’i for a show, this song will mean something completely different than someone hwo hustles to make money. “Why I Grind” is an education song of sorts on why it is important to make money to not only survive, but to pay the bills. For James, he has to do it by using his skills. More skills to be heard and experienced when he releases his EP Dedicated To Woodside this summer.
Swiss group Len Sander has an album called Phantom Garden and from it is the fantastic fantasy-driven tune “Mendrake”, which may sound like the drug Mandrake but it’s not like that. At least I don’t think. The video by Janic Halioua will make you trip. To hear more of their music, head to Sander’s official Soundcloud page.