Album Review: Emancipator – Seven Seas [Loci Records]
Album Review / Downtempo/Minimal / Electronic / Hip-Hop (Instrumental)

Album Review: Emancipator – Seven Seas [Loci Records]

by Kyle Taylor | There is simply nothing more welcoming to the ears than a new Emancipator record. Slathered with organic rhythms and dripping with fusion atmospheres, Doug Appling’s (Emancipator) newest creation is once again a freely majestic pilgrimage into the depths of worldly sound. Seven Seas could not be a more appropriate name, as the album could easily fit … Continue reading

Events / News

Creatures of the Night Festival Announces Phase 3, Complete Lineup

by Kyle Taylor | As if the inaugural year of the Creatures of the Nights Music & Arts Festival in Adams, Tennessee wasn’t already looking good enough, the team just made an announcement that will truly leave your head spinning. Completing their lineup with phase 3 artist additions, the festival has added a massive variety of both numerous … Continue reading

Emancipator – Dusk to Dawn Remixes
Downtempo/Minimal / Electronic / Hip-Hop (Instrumental)

Emancipator – Dusk to Dawn Remixes

by Kyle Taylor | It’s been over two years since the release of Emancipator‘s album, Dusk to Dawn. Most remix albums follow their original release’s premier date much more closely, but a single listen of the Dusk to Dawn Remixes record conveys the insurmountable efforts of time poured into each remix with blatant clarity. The two plus years that … Continue reading

Emancipator – “Anthem (Rasp-5 Remix)”
Hip-Hop/Rap

Emancipator – “Anthem (Rasp-5 Remix)”

by Kyle Taylor | Conscious hip hop is all too often lost nowadays in a rapidly expanding ocean of calculated and commercialized, all uninspired rhymes. This only makes the efforts of underground artists pushing the envelope that much more impressive. New York artist Rasp-5 is undeniably a soldier in that fight, consistently applying his seamless perspective through brilliantly … Continue reading

Album Review: Emancipator: Dusk to Dawn [Downtempo//Beats]
Album Review / Downtempo/Minimal / Electronic / Hip-Hop/Rap / Jam/Jamtronica / Jazz/Funk

Album Review: Emancipator: Dusk to Dawn [Downtempo//Beats]

The day is finally here, and I really couldn’t be more pleased. Emancipator has had an enormous impact on the downtempo music world, and their new album Dusk to Dawn, out today, continues their string of (for lack of a better world) beautiful releases. It’s rather difficult to classify the Oregon two-piece act within a single genre; “downtempo” … Continue reading

Emancipator – “Minor Cause” (FREE DL!!) [Hip-Hop//Electronica]
Downtempo/Minimal / Electronic / Hip-Hop/Rap / Jam/Jamtronica / Jazz/Funk

Emancipator – “Minor Cause” (FREE DL!!) [Hip-Hop//Electronica]

This is something I’m admittedly really excited to be sharing with you guys. Just today, Emancipator released the debut single from their new, upcoming album Dusk to Dawn, due to be released January 29th!! The tracks called “Minor Cause”, and it’s definitely successful in delivering those chilled-out, gorgeous Emancipator vibes we’ve all come to love. I’ve had the wonderful … Continue reading