Record Label: Stones Throw
Recently unearthed by soothseeing label boss and card-carrying time traveler Peanut Butter Wolf, Stones Throw’s new 7” release from Franklin Thompson con- tinues where Planet Jumper left off: synthesizer-heavy, electro R&B that rightly elevates Thompson’s unsung status to the “damn shame” hall of fame. Collectors and 80’s aesthetes will revel in Thompson’s virtuoso-as-outsider mythology while contemporary fans of Dam Funk and Arabian Prince will make their turntables happy with Thompson’s preternaturally strong melodies, ass-friendly grooves, and idiosyncratic singing voice. The “Anniversary b/w Thinking Impaired” 45 is, above all, another exciting step in Stones Throw’s ongoing commitment to give recognition to pop music’s most criminal omissions. Don’t sleep.A. Anniversary
A few years back 14KT gave out a free downloadable project called “14KillaTape”. Fast forward to the present, and Street Corner Music now presents a darker, retooled version... “14KillaTape: REDUX” brings you 5 tracks from the original incarnation, along with 7 brand new grimy treats. Cassettes available first with LPs coming next year.
After returning from Amsterdam, Deep of the 2 Hungry Bros, contrary to the popularized notions of THC, was motivated and put together a soundtrack with partner Ben Boogz for the culinary phenomenon known as the Munchies. Enter, the Munchies Beat tape, a seamless stream of Boom Bap to stuff your face with but not kill your vibe. The Munchies Beat tape is the ideal serving when your ears and stomach get those cravings. You can feed both simultaneously now. Limited to 100 copies.