Mr. Sampson – Tempest EP [Funkadelphia Recordings] | FREE DL
Electro Soul / Electronic / Future Bass / Future Funk / Glitch-Hop / Hip-Hop (Instrumental)

Mr. Sampson – Tempest EP [Funkadelphia Recordings] | FREE DL

Mr. Sampson’s 2015 release, The Gathering Storm EP was a lively mixture of hip hop, funk, soul and dance music. Their latest Tempest EP noticeably expands upon this style, fusing futuristic sound design with vintage soundscapes. Over the course of three tracks, infectious grooves and textured samples collide in a seamless blend of upbeat funk-hop and dark, … Continue reading

Fishtown Beats – While the Smoke Rings Rise EP | FREE DL
Electro Soul / Electronic / Hip-Hop (Instrumental) / Jazz/Funk

Fishtown Beats – While the Smoke Rings Rise EP | FREE DL

by Kyle Taylor | The latest from Philadelphia’s own Fishtown Beats has me in good spirits. I’ll put a stamp of the Funkadelphia guarantee that this new album is sure to bring you the same bliss. Reminiscent of everything from RJD2 and Blockhead to Herbie Hancock and even earlier Gramatik, it’s a familiar and warmly comfortable realm somewhere hovering between hip … Continue reading

Fishtown Beats – “Higher Climb” | Plus Bonus Mix
Electronic / Hip-Hop (Instrumental)

Fishtown Beats – “Higher Climb” | Plus Bonus Mix

by Kyle Taylor | New musicians are constantly on the rise here in Philadelphia. With such an eclectic and dense music community, the city is a source of ceaselessly developing new ideas and sounds. One musician turning heads recently is Fishtown Beats. Taking his name from the deeply rooted and heavily musician populated Philadelphia neighborhood, Colin Dooley’s (Fishtown … Continue reading

Mr. Sampson – “Weight of Time” + Bonus Video | FREE DL
Bass / Electronic / Funk / Glitch-Hop/Electro Soul

Mr. Sampson – “Weight of Time” + Bonus Video | FREE DL

by Kyle Taylor | Here’s one Philadelphia act that’s taking the city by serious storm right now. Mr. Sampson returns with a brand new single from their upcoming The Gathering Storm EP, due for a February 27th release. The track, “Weight of Time”, explores various aspects of music, both electronic and not, through a constantly evolving composition. Lead … Continue reading

Downtempo/Minimal / Electronic / Future Bass

goldenSpiral – “Symphony of Wind and Leaves” EP (Remixes by Get Up, RVLVR & samwas) | FREE DL!!

by Kyle Taylor One of the perks of living in the Northeast is experiencing the changing of the seasons so vividly. The beauty of Autumn and the stark stillness of Winter have inspired music for centuries. The “Symphony of Wind and Leaves” EP from Philadelphia producer goldenSpiral certainly draws from that inspiration, but as far as reminiscent … Continue reading

Civilian Sol – When Tomorrow Comes (FREE Album!!) [Electro Soul//Glitch-Hop]
Electronic / Glitch-Hop/Electro Soul / Jazz/Funk

Civilian Sol – When Tomorrow Comes (FREE Album!!) [Electro Soul//Glitch-Hop]

by Kyle Taylor Gravitas Records has consistently shown an aggressively progressive perspective to the electronic music world. Their releases are steady, and even more importantly, always quality. The label has served home to multiple releases for a range of impressive artists, including ill-esha, Psymbionic, Zebbler Encanti Experience, Of the Trees, and more. Most recently the Austin, Texas … Continue reading