“Get Avion” by San Francisco musician and globetrotting hatmaker Andre Wiken is a watercolored and dreamlike house stomp that sits nicely alongside the uptempo beat collages of the Avalanches and Tycho. … Continue reading
“Siren,” by Berkeley, California chanteuse Xiomara is a delicate and smokey, soulful blues number with shades of Portishead and Ella Fitzgerald. Track of the day. Xiomara – “Siren” … Continue reading
Shades of the genres of post-rock, ambient, and intelligent drum ‘n’ bass, all underpinned by crystal clear, crisp drums. “Division” is a brand new track from San Francisco producer… Continue reading
Come through and vibe on the rooftop this Saturday, April 9! Frank Foreal and I will be joined by one of our favorite DJs and Afrolicious co-host, San Francisco’s Ozgood, spinning the… Continue reading
Got so inspired after spending last week in San Francisco that I had to write this City-centric 3am-warehousin’ house cut. Dan Digs – “S F C A” … Continue reading
“All the Songs” sees San Francisco’s Joel St Julien crafting a beautifully scratchy, otherworldly beat ballad that is equal parts Yorke and Lotus. Track of the day. Joel St… Continue reading
Brooklyn trio Archie Pelago create lush, bass-bouncing, live instrumental electronic music with drum machines, cellos, trumpets, and saxophones. Their track “Avocado Roller” was number 25 in my Top 100… Continue reading
Tru Thoughts‘ latest signing is psychedelic electronic San Francisco seven-piece The Seshen. The heavy bassline that oscillates throughout “2000 Seasons” is especially tasty. The Seshen – “2000 Seasons” (Official Video) … Continue reading
San Francisco’s Scott Hansen records music as Tycho and still finds time to work as a designer under the name ISO50. His latest musical creation, “Montana,” moves away from his previous solo work in ambient… Continue reading
If you use unorthodox instruments to build your kicks and snares, it’s only a matter of time before king-of-the-oddly-sourced-beats (banging on pipes under the kitchen sink in a 4/4 rhythm, anyone?) Matthew Herbert… Continue reading
This latest one from San Francisco producer and Symbols label boss Kastle. It’s all about the drums at 1min 30sec.
A Sly cover from San Francisco six-piece Monophonics from their new album In Your Brain. That wah-wah fuzz-funk bassline.