Future Classics
Soul & Funk

Future Classic: DâM-FunK “Invite The Light” (Stones Throw Records)

Last Friday marked the release of the highly anticipated 2nd full length project by Modern Funk’s #1 ambassador DâM-FunK, “Invite The Light”. DâM’s been granting us with his musical generosity since his release of ToEachIzOwn, back in 2008, with a load of unreleased tracks via his Soundcloud, and also with …

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MIMS Lists
Hip-Hop

Stones Throw Records – 18 Years x 18 Picks from (some of) the Finest Music Heads

To mark the release of the upcoming Stones Throw movie titled “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton” we wanted to put together a feature to talk about one of the most beloved record labels from music heads worldwide. We then noticed that ST are actually celebrating their 18th birthday this year. …

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Stones Throw “OUR VINYL WEIGHS A TON TOUR”

via StonesThrow: “Stones Throw Records will tour the film Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton (This Is Stones Throw Records) in North America with post-screening live performances in partnership with audio design company AIAIAI, who we’ve just launched a DJ headphone with. After each sneak preview there will be a Q&A with Peanut Butter Wolf …

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Dj Mixes
Hip-Hop

Classic Mixes: J Rocc – Mix for Dublab (2006)

via Dublab: “J Rocc of Stones Throw Records uses the dublab turntables to explore the “golden era” of hip-hop landscape. He casually flips between chilled-out jazz, party funk, and booming J Dilla beats. If you can spot the treat, J Rocc deconstructs the “Find a Way” instrumental by Dilla for …

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Madlib – Rock Konducta
Beats Hip-Hop

New Release: Madlib – Rock Konducta

via RAPPCATS.com: “Rock Konducta is the latest in Madlib’s instrumental “Beat Konducta” series, the producer’s raw hip-hop beat tapes brought to life. Previous titles include Movie Scenes and Beat Konducta in India, imaginary film soundtracks; the self-deceptive A Tribute to J Dilla;the Beat Konducta in Africa inspired by the Zambian “Zamrock” music scene of the ’70s. The …

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Music Documentaries
Hip-Hop

Quasimoto “Catchin’ The Vibe”

via Stones Throw: “Quasimoto’s “Catchin’ the Vibe” was released on the album Yessir Whatever produced by Madlib. We set out to film the video for “Catchin’ the Vibe” in Quasimoto’s home town Lost Gates CA, but were denied filming permits. We were also denied permits for filming in Los Angeles County, possibly …

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Hip-Hop

Quasimoto “Yessir Whatever”

via STONES THROW | Quasimoto – Yessir Whatever Produced by Madlib. 12 tracks recorded over a roughly 12-year period. LP & CD come with a peel-off cover sticker revealing Quasimoto’s guts; LP with bonus 7-inch single. Release date: June 18, 2013. Pre-order and digital available now, exclusively at Stones Throw. Quasimoto first …

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Future Classics
Beats Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Oh No “Disruptive Ads”

There is no doubt that OH NO‘s escapade with the Alchemist as part of the Gangrene duo seems to have made him a bit “harder” in his sound. The Stones Throw family is very present on the new solo album called “Disruptive Ads” (out on Fat Beats), in the form …

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Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Kazi & Madlib “A.V.E.R.A.G.E” (2000)

I was DJing on New Years at The Goods event in Montreal which is always one of my favorite crowds to play for and my good friend Scott C was playing this one track that caught my attention about 5 seconds into it because it was one of those tracks …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: J Rocc “Don’t Look Back”

We all know J-Rocc as the founding member of the Beat Junkies, and for his perennial DJ mixes.  His “Sex Machine Today” mix is one of the best mixes ever(ask any of your favourite DJ’s and they would back that up in a heartbeat).  I mean, come on, when Peanut …

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Dam-Funk “The Crown” (1996 Cassette)
Soul & Funk

Dam-Funk “The Crown” (1996 Cassette)

Dam-Funk dug up a cassette home recording from ’96 called THE CROWN. Press play. No walkman required.

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Madlib Remixes - J Rocc
Dj Mixes
Hip-Hop

Classic Mixes: J Rocc “Madlib Remixes 1997 – 2007”

J.Rocc put this one together, collecting ten years of Madlib’s remixes. Many of these were released by the artists on singles, others were made for Madlib’s own use and are still unreleased. This was originally released as Stones Throw Podcast #21. Photo by B+ 0:10 PB Wolf – Definition Of …

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