Daily Archives: November 2, 2017

Jodie Abacus Shares Meet Me In The Middle From EP

Jodie Abacus just celebrated a birthday and today he shares “Meet Me In The Middle” from his upcoming Mild Cartoon Violence EP. The UK pop/R&B artist sings with intention over the bright synth and rhythm arrangement that sounds like summer. Mild Cartoon Violence comes out tomorrow.


Listen To Oddisee & Good Compny Perform Like Really Live

Oddisee shares another song from his upcoming Beneath The Surface (Live) album with “Like Really.” It is his first live album and it comes from his neverending tour schedule around the world. “Like Really” is from The Iceberg, Oddisee’s 10th studio album released earlier this year. Beneath The Surface (Live) comes out November 10th and can be pre-ordered now.


Flying Lotus Drops Video For Post Requisite

Flying Lotus has a video for his new song “Post Requisite.” The clip is a moving collage of everything from drugs to footage from vintage commercials all blended together as Thundercat’s trance-inducing bass leads the way. Flying Lotus is finishing his next studio album for Warp and he’s touring his ebullient 3D show. Tickets are on sale now.



The Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde 25th Anniversary Vinyl & CD Editions

On November 17th, The Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde will be released as a vinyl and CD box set. The Deluxe 25th Anniversary Vinyl set includes the original album on 3 LPs and 3 12″ singles. The CD set is the original album divided into two CDs and one CD of rare songs, remixes and non-album tracks remastered by Dave Cooley. Music journalist and author Jeff Weiss has written new liner notes and remastered copies of the original version of the album will be available on vinyl and cassette.

Whosampled.com has collaborated with Craft Recordings to present an interactive album experiences to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde and a Spotify playlist

Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde The 25th Anniversary Edition can be pre-ordered at Amazon.


The Eighth Annual American Beatbox Championships to Hit Brooklyn Bazaar on November 10th

On November 10, 11 and 12 the Eighth Annual American Beatbox Championships will take place at the Brooklyn Bazaar in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The elimination tournament features participants of all ages and attracts millions of views on YouTube and the event’s Livestream.

This year’s event will be co-hosted by World Champion Kaila Mullady and 2016 American Champion Mark Martin. There will be showcases from expert international beatboxers including The Beatbox House and the competition’s three judges; 3X Chinese Champion Zhang Ze2X French Champion Alexinhoand former 2X American Champ & current Vice World Champion NaPoM. There will be performances from the legendary Marley Marl and two-time Grammy winner Rahzel who will receive the first annual ABC Lifetime Achievement Award. The battles will begin with open eliminations on Saturday and conclude Sunday when competitors in the Solo, Loop Station, & 2V2 categories determine who will take home $2,500 in cash prizes (courtesy of Speechless Records) and the “Golden Mic” trophies. Attend the event or view via Livestream to witness the cutting edge of the human voice. A more detailed schedule of events can be found at the ABC’s Facebook event page.

Buy Tickets for Event or Livestream here.

Register To Battle here.

Watch the Vice documentary about American Beatbox Championship Event Co-Founders Kaila Mullady and Mark Martin here and here.