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[Download] Joey Bada$$ Drops Free New Mixtape, 'Summer Knights'

Joey Bada$$ took to Twitter on Monday morning to unveil his latest project, the Summer Knights mixtape. The mixtape includes tons of guest spots and producers, including Pro Era members and friends. Pro Era's Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution and Dirty Sanchez drop verses throughout. So do frequent collaborators Chuck Strangers, who also help out with production. Lee Bannon, Oddisee, The Alchemist, DJ Premier and more were also tapped for production, leading to a solid 17-track album. This is definitely a big step up for Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era. Download and stream Summer Knights via Joey's tweet, and check out his new video for "95 Til Infinity" below.

[Download] Check Out a Free Mixtape Featuring the Samples from Kanye West's 'Yeezus'

For those who haven't heard Kanye West's new album Yeezus, stop what you're doing right now and listen to it. Yeah, you might hate, or you might love it. Either way, it's a definitive moment in his career, an anti-pop album from a very mainstream artist. Amidst all the craziness that is Yeezus are a slew of samples, from TNGHT to Snoop Dogg to Marilyn Manson and many more. The folks at Babylon Cartel have been kind enough to compile every song Yeezy sampled into a free 55-minute mixtape. Stream or download it below.

To all the unaware people out there, Kanye's Yeezus officially released today.

Yeezus: The Samples:
01. Intro ( Prod By Gianni Lee )
02. Holy Name of Mary Choral Family – He’ll Give Us What We Really Need (On Sight)
03. Marilyn Manson – The Beautiful People (Black Skinhead)
04. Capleton – Forward Inna Dem Clothes (I Am A God)
05. Omega, Omega – Gyöngyhajú lány (New Slaves)
06. Rahul Dev Burman, Asha Bhosle, Manna Dey – Are Zindagi Hai Khel (I Am A God)
07. Kenny Lattimore – Lately (I’m In It)
08. Nina Simone – Strange Fruit (Blood On The Leaves)
09. TNGHT – R U Ready (Blood On The Leaves)
10. Snoop Dogg – Down 4 My N’s – (Blood On The Leaves)
11. Lords Of The Underground – Chief Rocka (Guilt Trip)
12. Pusha T ft Popcann Travis Scott – Blocka (Guilt Trip)
13. Beenie Man – Memories (Send It Up)
14. Wee – Aeroplane (Reprise) (Bound 2)
16. Ponderosa Twins Plus One – Bound (Bound 2)
16. Brenda Lee – Sweet Nothin (Bound 2)

[SKOA Presents] We Found Sasquatch! Mixtape

The drive to Sasquatch! is a lengthy trip for most of the attendees, and what better time to get familiar with the bands you'll be seeing at the festival? That's where we come in. We've plucked 36 artists from the festival lineup and chosen a song by each, resulting in two-and-a-half hours of fantastic music. This is SKOA's essential Sasquatch! mix. This is the We Found Sasquatch! Mixtape.

The mixtape features plenty of amazing talent, including Vampire Weekend, Disclosure, Tame Impala, Alt-J, Surfer Blood, Dirty Projectors, Father John Misty, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Bloc Party, Empire of the Sun, Toro Y Moi, Holy Ghost!, The xx, El-P, P.O.S, CHVRCHES and more. For your convenience, the mixtape is available to stream below via 8tracks, or you can download all 36 songs in one, two, three parts. Check it out and hopfully it makes the journey to Sasquatch! a little bit easier. The full tracklisting is after the jump.

SKOA presents We Found Sasquatch! Mixtape from skoablog on 8tracks Radio.

 

We Found Sasquatch! Mixtape Tracklist:

  1. CHVRCHES – “Recover”
  2. Odesza – “How Did I Get Here”
  3. Baths – “Aminals”
  4. DIIV – “Past Lives”
  5. Surfer Blood – “Take It Easy”
  6. John Talabot – “When The Past Was Present”
  7. Toro Y Moi – “Rose Quartz”
  8. Holy Ghost! – “Dumb Disco Ideas"
  9. Youth Lagoon – “Dropla”
  10. Azari & III – “Into The Night”
  11. Kid Cudi – “Pursuit of Happiness” (Steve Aoki Remix)
  12. The Postal Service – “Clark Gable”
  13. Vampire Weekend – “Hannah Hunt”
  14. Sigur Rós – “Varúð”
  15. The xx – “Swept Away”
  16. Arctic Monkeys – “R U Mine?”
  17. Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros – “Man On Fire”
  18. Empire of the Sun – “Alive”
  19. Bloc Party – “Octopus”
  20. Andrew Bird – “Eyeoneye”
  21. Grimes – “Oblivion”
  22. Alt-J – “Matilda”
  23. Disclosure – “You & Me” feat. Eliza Doolittle
  24. Tame Impala – “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards"
  25. Father John Misty – “Nancy From Now On”
  26. Danny Brown – “Grown Up”
  27. Earl Sweatshirt – “Chum”
  28. P.O.S – “Wanted/Wasted” feat. Astronautalis
  29. Death Grips – “I’ve Seen Footage”
  30. El-P – “The Full Retard”
  31. Twin Shadow – “Five Seconds”
  32. Dirty Projectors – “Dance For You”
  33. Japandroids – “The House That Heaven Built"
  34. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – “Garden”
  35. The Presets – “Fall”
  36. Porcelain Raft – “Unless You Speak From Your Heart”
[Listen] Major Lazer - 'Workout Mix'

Summer is almost upon us and people want to be looking their best for the beach. With that in mind, Major Lazer have offered fans a 'Workout Mix' as a part of the Potato Mix Series perfect to aid you in your cardio sessions or while trying to push out that one extra rep on your new personal best. It features many a remix from the guys along with tracks from PSY, Diplo and M83 too. Hit play play below and enjoy the added bonus of a Hulk Hogan intro, brother!

[News] Major Lazer Delays 'Free the Universe', Releases Mixtape in the Meantime

Bad news for Major Lazer fans, as Diplo has announced that Free the Universe has been delayed. The Diplo-led project was supposed to deliver their sophomore LP on February 26th—it was previously delayed till that date from November 6th—but now the album is without a firm release date. In a statement to fans, Diplo said:

We never want to disappoint our supporters but circumstances out of our control have made us unable to keep the intended date. For anyone disappointedwe are truly apologetic and we promise that this hiccup has only made what we have planned for the album stronger. We tried extremely hard to keep the date but it was ultimately decided that rushing the album would have been unfair to you and everyone who worked so hard on it."

In the meantime though, Diplo and co. will offer up three free mixtapes made up of unreleased and rare material. The first, Lazers Strike Back Vol 1., is available now, and you can grab it here. As well, the next single from Free the Universe, titled "Watch Out for This (Bumaye)", will be offered up for free to those who pre-order the album through iTunes. Pre-orders start on February 26th.

Major Lazer will be hitting the road soon, so make sure to check out their full tour docket here.

[Download] Mixtape of Samples used on Kendrick Lamar's 'good kid, m.A.A.d. city'

Kendrick Lamar's major label debut good kid, m.A.A.d. city has been sifting through our eardrums for a few days now, and it becomes apparent that the Compton rapper uses a diverse array of samples going into each of his songs. Gianna Lee and Mike Blud of Babylon Cartel are making things easy for you, though, as they have put together a mixtape of the songs that Lamar sampled. Whether it's Beach House or Kanye West, Ohio Players or Janet Jackson, it's pretty clear how vast Lamar's spectrum of influence really is. Download the compilation for free here (via IllRoots).

Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d. city – The Samples Tracklist
01. Prologue
02. Dreamscape Interlude (Prod. by Gianni Lee)
03. Boom Clap Bachelors – “Tiden Flyver” (“Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe”)
04. Suspekt – “Helt Alene” (“Art of Peer Pressure”)
05. Beach House – “Silver Soul” (“Money Trees”)
06. Janet Jackson – “Anytime, Anyplace” (“Poetic Justice”)
07. Kanye West – “We Major” (“M.A.A.D City”)
08. Ohio Players –  ”Funky Worm” (“M.A.A.D City”)
09. Grant Green – “Maybe Tomorrow” (“Sing About Me, I’m Dying of Thirst”)
10. Formula IV – “What’s This World Coming To” (“Compton”)
11. Kool and the Gang – “Summer Madness” (“Compton”)
12.Twin Sister – “Meet the Frownies” (“The Recipe”)

[Listen] Teen Daze - "The Heart of God" & ‘The Inner Mansions (Inspired)’ Mixtape

Teen Daze has two gifts for us this week, the first coming in the form of "The Heart of God", the latest track from his upcoming second album of the year, The Inner Mansions. The second sees the music blog Hard Candy tapping the Vancouver producer for the latest edition of their Hard Candy X series, resulting in an hour-long mixtape comprised of tracks that inspired Teen Daze's forthcoming album. Stream the full mix, along with "The Heart of God", below.

The Inner Mansions is out on November 6th via Lefse Records.

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[Download] Angel Haze - 'Classick' (Mixtape) x "New York" (King Krule Rework)

It's fair to say Angel Haze has been making waves across the internet in recent months and she's showing no signs of slowing down and has just dropped a brand new mixtape titled Classick which you pick up a copy below. The tape sees her stepping up and reworking tracks by the likes of Eminem, Jay-Z and one I saw she was pretty nervous about on twitter, Lauryn Hill.

As well as the mixtape, King Krule has offered up a nice rework of her track "New York". He too is definitely gaining momentum at the moment. In recent months we've got to enjoy two new tracks from him in the shape of "Octopus" and "Rock Bottom", both raw yet very much repeat worthy. For his latest escapade he's taken on Angel Haze's "New York" and slowed it down a little giving it a different yet equally intriguing listen. Check it out below.