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Elsiane: “Our music is a melting pot of very different styles”

Elsiane is one of those bands I found when searching for new music to listen. Thanks to the vast internet, I downloaded a copy of Hybrid from the late brazilian blog TripHopX, which pointed to a pirate link on megaupload. After listening, became fully in love with the sound. Elsiane is the name of a […]

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Monophona

Monophona, a blend of two extremes, electronic and intimate, melodic and innovative. They are based on Luxembourg, and started as the duo of Claudine and Chool, but later Jorsch, the drummer, brought dynamics to the party. They are currently preparing a set of live concerts promoting their second album “BackonBlack”, after the critically praised debut […]

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A Reason To Love You goes Spotify

A Reason To Love You, the Costa Rican based trip hop fanzine, which is a partner-in crime with Triptica when organizing trip hop events, announced a couple of days ago that will start creating curated trip hop playlists on a weekly basis via Spotify. This monday Jason Muñoz, the head of this community, presented the […]

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L’Orange & Kool Keith Announce Upcoming Album

Coming July 24th on Mello Music Group, Time? Astonishing! is the latest dimensional warp from hip-hop’s premiere astral traveler. His union with MMG producer L’Orange finds him exploring uncharted terrain: choppy volcanic rock planets, ice glacier moons, new surgical procedures, and fresh rappers to toss into the ether. The scalpel remains eternally sharp. Even a […]

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Inside the nest of Bird Flies High

My favorite aussie duo Bird Flies High is always awesome. They compose their music, play the instruments, records and even edit and publish their videos on their own, while having time for paid jobs, relaxing on their private jungle, and chatting with friends from all across the world, including me. They recently released a new […]

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Lost classics of the trip-hop era from Skylab to be re-issued

As reported by FactMag, Tummy Touch Records have announced the re-issue of Skylab’s two albums. This marks the first time the music will be available digitally since their original release in the 1990s. In the shadow of trip-hop’s rise in the mid-1990s, Skylab was formed as a supergroup of sorts comprising Japanese duo Love TKO, […]