GZA freedom

Considered one of the founding fathers of hip-hop music, GZA is one of the most recognizable music artists in the world. Gary Grice, better known by his stage name GZA a.k.a. The Genius, is an American hip-hop artist and founding member of the seminal hip-hop group the Wu-Tang Clan. Within the group, he is known … Read moreGZA freedom

Marissa Nadler

Marissa Nadler is a songwriter from New England who has been recording and touring since 2000. Over the course of her nine studio albums, her unique voice, finger picking style, and songwriting has earned her such accolades as “one of the most absolutely haunting things you’re likely to find anywhere near indie rock” (Pitchfork) and … Read moreMarissa Nadler

bailen holiday

BAILEN’s gorgeous harmonies, striking arrangements and evocative songwriting springs from a very deep well.  Growing up in NYC, the siblings, David, Daniel (twins!) and Julia Bailen were raised by their professional orchestral musician parents, and the young trio immersed themselves in a record collection that included Simon & Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell, Carole King and The … Read morebailen holiday

Ryley Walker hideout

Deafman Glance is the second Ryley Walker album produced by LeRoy Bach and Walker himself. It was largely recorded at the Minbal (now JAMDEK) Studios in Chicago. Some later sessions also took place at USA Studios and in LeRoy’s kitchen. Cooper Crain (Bitchin’ Bajas, Cave) recorded and mixed the album, as well as adding his … Read moreRyley Walker hideout

GZA hideout

Considered one of the founding fathers of hip-hop music, GZA is one of the most recognizable music artists in the world. Gary Grice, better known by his stage name GZA a.k.a. The Genius, is an American hip-hop artist and founding member of the seminal hip-hop group the Wu-Tang Clan. Within the group, he is known … Read moreGZA hideout

GZA

Gary Grice, better known by his stage name GZA a.k.a. The Genius, is an American hip-hop artist and founding member of the seminal hip-hop group the Wu-Tang Clan. Within the group, he is known as the “spiritual head,” being both the oldest and the first to receive a record deal. Steve Huey of Allmusic has … Read moreGZA

Ryley Walker

Deafman Glance is the second Ryley Walker album produced by LeRoy Bach and Walker himself. It was largely recorded at the Minbal (now JAMDEK) Studios in Chicago. Some later sessions also took place at USA Studios and in LeRoy’s kitchen. Cooper Crain (Bitchin’ Bajas, Cave) recorded and mixed the album, as well as adding his … Read moreRyley Walker

Oshun

OSHUN is an independent Hip-Hop / Soul duo and the sonic manifestation of Afrofuturism. Using digital and acoustic sounds, heavy drums and bass, and ambient harmonic textures, OSHUN connects with the spirit of their ancestors to manifest a sweeter tomorrow for us all. Since the release of their debut mixtape ASASE YAA in 2015, OSHUN … Read moreOshun

Elliot Moss

Elliot Moss’ new album A Change In Diet represents a shift, a dividing line separating nearly everything he once knew from his future. The album captures a period of upheaval that altered Moss’ habits, relationships, and even his songwriting. Across the 11 songs, he methodically details the nature of change and the ways it can … Read moreElliot Moss

Overcoats

Shaving their heads, grabbing guitars, and pulling no punches, Overcoats, made up of New York-natives Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell, etched a ten-song battle-cry on their second full-length album, The Fight. Their vision is not about picking up arms, but rather about picking oneself up. It’s the kind of record that might inspire you to … Read moreOvercoats

Frankie Rose

After spending years as a major presence in Brooklyn’s thriving music scene, Frankie Rose relocated to her familial home of Los Angeles for 18 months. Frankie’s intent was to establish yet another moment in her storied indie rock métier. Gradually, she found herself short on sleep, funds, and optimism. “I moved to L.A., drama ensued … Read moreFrankie Rose

Vundabar

There’s somewhat of a paradox inherent in Vundabar’s songwriting – a conflicting sense of nostalgia contrasted with the realization that they couldn’t sound more current. The music they make feels like something that should have been heard a long time ago, while simultaneously continuing to forge ahead sonically. Vundabar’s high energy live show is the … Read moreVundabar

MICHELLE

Much like the city itself, the music inspired by New York is always changing, always evolving. Meet MICHELLE: Sofia D’Angelo, Julian Kaufman, Charlie Kilgore, Layla Ku, Emma Lee and Jamee Lockard. Six 21-year-olds raised across Manhattan and Brooklyn; six like-minded individuals who came together in an unlikely way.  The kernel of inspiration for what would … Read moreMICHELLE

Oshun hideout

OSHUN is an independent Hip-Hop / Soul duo and the sonic manifestation of Afrofuturism. Using digital and acoustic sounds, heavy drums and bass, and ambient harmonic textures, OSHUN connects with the spirit of their ancestors to manifest a sweeter tomorrow for us all. Since the release of their debut mixtape ASASE YAA in 2015, OSHUN … Read moreOshun hideout

Son Little

“Letting go can be a scary prospect,” says Son Little. “But there’s beauty in it, too. Everything you leave behind opens up space for something new in your life.” That was certainly the case with Little’s remarkable new album, ‘aloha.’ Written in only eight days and recorded at Paris’s iconic Studio Ferber, the entire project … Read moreSon Little