RECORD CRACK: Glassboots to release a lathe-cut 7″ EP called “I Want To Wear You”

An interesting project is on its way from Glassboots, a lathe-cut record that will be packaged with a 34×22 poster. The record will feature three songs and only 20 copies are being made. It will be the first release from Gux Records. The picture sleeve is still being put together but you have one of the songs from it, called “I Want To Wear You.

FREE DL: Ill Clinton’s “A M B A P” (EP)

Philadelphia’s Ill Clinton is back with a new set of music, this one being an EP called A M B A P, with eight songs of what he is calling “ambient boom bap”. You might think it’s something different or maybe it has been part of the progression he has been doing. A very limited edition of the EP will also be available on cassette with only 30 being made. You may stream it in full and download for free above via Bandcamp, but highly consider using the “Name Your Price” option to show some support.

FREE DL: Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s “Shimmy Shimmy Ya (Gummy Soul Remix)”

The reason so many remixes of Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” exist is because the single came with an acapella. That was almost 20 years ago. This one by Gummy Soul is a good one with a soulful groove and it’s being made available as a free download.

FREE DL: “Self Group Mixtape” (compilation)

It has a simple name: Self Group Mixtape and that’s exactly what it is, a sampler album for the Self Group label of Portland, Oregon, highlighting some nice morsels from the label since it started out in 2010. The compilation also features a few songs from projects to come so if you’ve heard of them before or perhaps want to try out some brand new indie pop that’s unfamiliar to you. try this out.

FREE DL: Dr. John’s “Right Place Wrong Time (Extended DJ Edit)”

The DJ in this case is Oakland’s DJ Platurn, the man responsible for a lot of good… no, not just good, but great remixes and edits of some classic songs, and this one is no exception, as he gets down with The Meters who backed up Dr. John for this song that became one of his biggest pop hits in his career. Now here it nicely edited for your rearranged need.

FREE MP3 DL: The Maytags’ “Anthem”

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They are a soul band and they’re from Des Moines, Iowa. How did that happen? Regardless of how it happened, they call themselves The Maytags and like a washing machine, they are planning to spin circles around those who become hooked to their music with the release of their album on December 2nd called Nova. Don’t be a pushover but do push yourselves over to check out one of the songs from it, called “Anthem”.