Before artists were cheating YouTube for more video views, and labels engaged in buy backs for their own artists’ albums to inflate sales, one true way you knew a track was hot was how many people recorded it on their own tape decks. Well, Alpha Faktion is bringing those memories back with a vengeance in their latest video, “Truth, Lies & Audiotape.” Since “it’s hard to see the truth on the inside of your eyelids,” KrazeILLA The Monster and Azwun are here to open your mind to the pollution the spread by mainstream media. The revolution continues on their EP of the same title, dropping May 21st, which boasts guest features from the likes of Shabaam Sahdeeq and Skeezo, and includes production from Vherbal, Skammadix and 2Deep. Click here to pre-order, and hit the jump for the visuals…
After releasing the audio this past Friday, NYC’s Oscar O’Malley presents the visuals for “CoKo Bajio.” By fusing ethereal imagery with the Stoned God’s atmospheric production, your judgement of perception verse reality will surely be challenged. Seemingly paradoxical, you’ll find O’Malley peacefully exhaling thick plumes of weed smoke into the clouds, while donning his uzi that weighs a ton as he takes out whole villages with his lyrics. No use praying for mercy either… ‘fu*k around, he’ll turn this whole place villain.’ Now hit the jump for the visuals and au-gratis .mp3 download.
Bay Area’s own sayknowledge is proud to present the official music video for the song “Art Goons” featuring Cinematic Music member, Cashius Green. The two artists have found common respect for each other’s talents which has lead to their collaboration on “Art Goons,” produced by Mars Today with additional scratches by Teeko.
The music video was also directed by Mars Today with visual effects by WooStaar.
Nosaj Thing, normally known for creating hip hop infused electronic instrumentals, has collaborated with Chance the Rapper recently for the song, “Paranoia.” The video showcases a brief interview with both artists. Nosaj Thing talks about how he got into producing music while Chance talks about his processes in recording tracks. And if you like what you hear, the song will be available for download tomorrow.
Tonight’s special edition of The Bunker is a collaborative effort between Red Bull Music Academy and Bryan Kasenic aka Spinoza; a unified effort in showing off some of the newest and greatest talents in underground electronic music today. The lineup is nothing short of amazing; with Modern Love’s Andy Stott still feeding us with welcome vibes from his stunner of an album, Luxury Problems, all the way to the legend that is AtomTM. RBMA participants Objekt (our current URB podcast contributor) and 100% Silk maven Octo Octa will support as well in an event that’s sure to be remembered in NYC underground lore. Advanced tickets are SOLD OUT, but there will be tickets at the door, and early arrivals would be the wise move here. Check out Objekt and Andy Stott’s Boiler Room sets down below after the jump. Happy hunting.