Bob Marley X Aretha Franklin – “Is This Love  (Cheatcode Remix)” [Funkadelphia Exclusive Premier] | FREE DL
Bass / Electronic / Exclusives / Glitch-Hop/Electro Soul / Reggae

Bob Marley X Aretha Franklin – “Is This Love (Cheatcode Remix)” [Funkadelphia Exclusive Premier] | FREE DL

by Kyle Taylor | Massachusetts producer Cheatcode has continuously shown an eclectic approach to his music. With every new release, he looks to expand his sound and simultaneously explore different aspects of the music world. With this latest remix, he develops a fusion of reggae, dub, hip-hop, and future bass music. The track plentifully pays tribute to the … Continue reading

The Underwater Sounds – Visions of Love & Light Pt. 1 EP
Reggae

The Underwater Sounds – Visions of Love & Light Pt. 1 EP

If there’s one thing to say about the Philadelphia music scene, it’s that the city has an never-ending amount of versatility. Local reggae band The Underwater Sounds just put out their latest album. The Visions of Love & Light EP has a flowing dub sound. Each track finds itself creeping along slow-kicking drums and airy guitar riffs that … Continue reading

Liquid Stranger – “Warpath” + Bonus! [Dub//Bass]
Downtempo/Minimal / Electronic / Reggae

Liquid Stranger – “Warpath” + Bonus! [Dub//Bass]

With a new album on the way in just a few days, this new single from Liquid Stranger couldn’t have come at a better time. In addition to “Trouble”, which you will also find below, Liquid Stranger has now released “Warpath”, the second single from his forthcoming release, Anomaly: Two. In accordance with many of his other recent … Continue reading

ill.Gates – The ill.Methodology Remixed v2 [Glitch-Hop//Bass]
Drum & Bass / Electronic / Future Bass / Glitch-Hop/Electro Soul / Hip-Hop/Rap / Jazz/Funk / Reggae / Trap

ill.Gates – The ill.Methodology Remixed v2 [Glitch-Hop//Bass]

Anything ill.Gates touches or is involved with bursts into flames  and comes out straight fire. The San Francisco producer and DJ’s album The ill.Methodology was brimming (and I mean brimming with a massive 18 tracks) with an incredible assortment of bass influences and sounds, taking on everything from hip-hop, to dubstep, and in between. He then followed up … Continue reading

Slightly Stoopid – 2 AM (RUN DMT four20 Remix) [Drum & Bass]
Drum & Bass / Reggae / Uncategorized

Slightly Stoopid – 2 AM (RUN DMT four20 Remix) [Drum & Bass]

Hope everyone had a fantastic holiday weekend! This beauty was dropped for our listening pleasure yesterday, and it is exactly what the doctor ordered. A wonderful blend of good vibes between the classic “2 AM” by Slightly Stoopid and some wonderfully done drum and bass by RUN DMT. The remix stays relaxed and mellow even … Continue reading

Liquid Stranger – “Welcome to Bombaclaad (Liquid Stranger vs. Damian Marley)” (FREE DL!!) [Dub//Bass]
Downtempo/Minimal / Electronic / Hip-Hop/Rap / Reggae

Liquid Stranger – “Welcome to Bombaclaad (Liquid Stranger vs. Damian Marley)” (FREE DL!!) [Dub//Bass]

The first time I ever heard this track was this past Fall when Liquid Stranger made his much anticipated return to Philadelphia. While the Swedish DJ and producer is probably more renowned for his heavy bass tracks, over the past year he’s been pushing more and more emphasis toward his downtempo and dub based production. Some of … Continue reading

wAgAwAgA – Dhunadh Dubs [Glitch//Bass]
Downtempo/Minimal / Electronic / Jazz/Funk / Reggae

wAgAwAgA – Dhunadh Dubs [Glitch//Bass]

wAgAwAgA has minimal presence on the internet, but his beats are so strange, they boil down to pure fascination, which is simply irresistible. With his new album, Dhunadh Dubs, wAgAwAga surely does take on a dub-based approach, but through a purely unique lens, intersecting overwhelming bass swells with rapid, off-tempo drum kits and sound design. A healthy … Continue reading

DJ Abilities – “The Blends” (FREE DL!!) [Hip-Hop//Bass]
Dubstep/Drumstep / Electronic / Hip-Hop/Rap / Jazz/Funk / Mixes / Reggae / Rock / Trap

DJ Abilities – “The Blends” (FREE DL!!) [Hip-Hop//Bass]

In all honesty, this is actually close to two weeks old now, but when I finally cranked this mix up this morning, my jaw was on the floor faster than my brain could even process the destruction being laid on to the turntables. This mix is perfect for just about any music lover, whether your jam … Continue reading

Album Review: Sidewalk Chalk – Leaves [Hip-Hop//Soul]
Album Review / Hip-Hop/Rap / Jazz/Funk / Reggae / Rock

Album Review: Sidewalk Chalk – Leaves [Hip-Hop//Soul]

This album comes with perfect timing for Sidewalk Chalk. If you find yourself getting easily lost in the entrancing rhythms of the Chicago-based ensemble, then you may consider catching them this Friday, February 28th at Underground Arts. The show will mark the band’s first headlining performance in Philadelphia. The group fuses together a wide-spread of instruments- bass, … Continue reading

Amp Live – “Closer to the Sun (Colorado Dreamin’)” [Hip-Hop//Future Bass]
Electronic / Future Bass / Glitch-Hop/Electro Soul / Hip-Hop/Rap / Reggae

Amp Live – “Closer to the Sun (Colorado Dreamin’)” [Hip-Hop//Future Bass]

Amp Live is always bringing some fresh noise, whether he’s doing his solo thing or bringing his own flavor to the duo Zion-I. With a new album looming in the distance, Headphone Future, the California released a new single the other day. “Closer to the Sun (Colorado Dreamin’)” presents many of Amp Live’s most commendable elements, including a … Continue reading