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  • OKAT - SOMETHING BETTER EP
    27 2015 May

    OKAT – SOMETHING BETTER EP

    On May 16th we met the neo-soul danish songstress  Katja de Neergaard aka Okat with a captivating single titled Something Better produced by the homie  Adam Kay  . Recently she dropped the EP titled Something Better recruiting  The Stoned Academy affiliates: Jabar Ligla (don’t miss his revisitation of Keep Pushin by The Quantic...

  • NICKNERY - LOVING YOU (PRODUCED BY NIKOBEATS)
    27 2015 May

    NICK NERY – LOVING YOU (PRODUCED BY NIKOBEATS)

    Howdy scratchers, allow us to introduce the name of California singer/songwriter Nicholas Nery or Nick Nery who recently popped up under our radar with a supa-catchy and mellow joint titled Loving You. Nick Nery flexes his delectable voice perfectly matched with sweet-like sugar beats crafted...

  • OMAR - BULLY (SCRATCH PROFESSER RE-TWIST)
    24 2015 May

    OMAR – BULLY (SCRATCH PROFESSER RE-TWISTED)

    In 2013 british veteran singer Omar Christopher Lye-Fook released his last effort titled The Man , confirming his pure talent as bright and influential exponent of the U.K soul scene. The project earned positive reviews at international level, celebrating the immeasurable musical chops of Mr. Lye-Fook...

  • ASANTE FEAT. JAMAL BUFFORD - SMILE (PRODUCED BY IAN PETRARCA)
    24 2015 May

    ASANTE FEAT. JAMAL BUFFORD – SMILE (PRODUCED BY IAN PETRARCA)

    After the noisy club nights of the weekend, we think it’s always a good thing give to our mind a massive dose of relaxing vibes. Michigan skilful musician,producer and singer Asante teamed up with Mello Music Group affiliate hip-hop artist Jamal Bufford to record a...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: THE BOOMBOX THEORY
    22 2015 May

    SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: THE BOOMBOX THEORY

    As y’all know , we are so fascinated by hip-hop old-scool-esque beats,underground mellow vibes,boombap sonorities and head-nodding rhythms… With the brand new hip-hop selection The Boombox Theory we tried to imagine an iconic symbol of the hip-hop golden era, the boombox playing quality black music...

  • ANDRA DAY - FOREVER MINE (PRODUCED BY ROB KLEINER)
    20 2015 May

    ANDRA DAY – FOREVER MINE (PRODUCED BY ROB KLEINER)

    Starting with impressive and original covers,re-arrangements and renditions of success such as Big Poppa , Mamma Knows Best , Cosmic Love , Sand Diego raised singer-songwriter Andra Day firmly positioned herself on the music map earning notoriety and a considerable fanbase. This woman is pure fire and we think...

  • MYSTRO AKA MYSDIGGI - LAMB'S BREAD (PRODUCED BY MARK DE CLIVE-LOWE)
    17 2015 May

    MYSTRO AKA MYSDIGGI – LAMB’S BREAD (PRODUCED BY MARK DE CLIVE-LOWE)

    When you write a review,it’s always easy to become trivial or prosaic with exaggerated praises but until now we tried to be honest and objective. We are firmly sure that music can be estimated as good (you know catchy,easy-to-listen!!) , deep (sentimental,intimate) and classy. Well,...

  • THE QUANTIC SOUL ORCHESTRA FEAT. ALICE RUSSELL - KEEP PUSHIN' (PUSHIN' ON JABAR LIGLA REMIX)
    16 2015 May

    THE QUANTIC SOUL ORCHESTRA FEAT. ALICE RUSSELL – KEEP PUSHIN’ (PUSHIN’ ON JABAR LIGLA REMIX)

    It’s always a pleasure to see the entire world as a unique huge garden of great sounds, in which people can find what they’re looking for in terms of quality black music: jazz,neo-soul,r&b,hip-hop,jazz-hop,experimental and future sonorities. During our journey we “went hunting” of the finest...

  • OKAT - SOMETHING BETTER (PRODUCED BY ADAM KAY)
    16 2015 May

    OKAT – SOMETHING BETTER (PRODUCED BY ADAM KAY)

    We have a special consideration for the thriving Scandinavia neo-soul/r&b music scene. Until now we exposed and spotlighted a lot of talented artists such as Snoh Alegra , Neoholics  , Oaklyn , Marie Dahlstrom , Nanna B , Philip Owusu , Kissey Asplund , Bernhoft and Natalie Gardner . Today we recommend another interesting...

  • HERRICK & HOOLEY - HERRICK & HOOLEY'S FAMOUS HONEY
    15 2015 May

    HERRICK & HOOLEY – HERRICK & HOOLEY’S FAMOUS HONEY

    If you are great fans of alternative groups such as BADBADNOTGOOD or Joomanji , we bet you will appreciate the sound of  Herrick & Hooley. Who are them? Herrick & Hooley is the brainchild of three young musicians based out of Dallas, Hunter Lewis, Ian Olney...

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OKAT - SOMETHING BETTER EP

OKAT – SOMETHING BETTER EP

May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

On May 16th we met the neo-soul danish songstress  Katja de Neergaard aka Okat with a captivating single titled Something Better produced by the homie  Adam Kay  . Recently she dropped the EP titled Something Better recruiting  The Stoned Academy affiliates: Jabar...

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Howdy scratchers, allow us to introduce the name of California singer/songwriter Nicholas Nery or Nick Nery who recently popped up under our radar with a supa-catchy and mellow joint titled Loving You. Nick Nery flexes...

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In 2013 british veteran singer Omar Christopher Lye-Fook released his last effort titled The Man , confirming his pure talent as bright and influential exponent of the U.K soul scene. The project earned positive reviews at...

Read More →

After the noisy club nights of the weekend, we think it’s always a good thing give to our mind a massive dose of relaxing vibes. Michigan skilful musician,producer and singer Asante teamed up with Mello...

Read More →

As y’all know , we are so fascinated by hip-hop old-scool-esque beats,underground mellow vibes,boombap sonorities and head-nodding rhythms… With the brand new hip-hop selection The Boombox Theory we tried to imagine an iconic symbol of...

Read More →

Starting with impressive and original covers,re-arrangements and renditions of success such as Big Poppa , Mamma Knows Best , Cosmic Love , Sand Diego raised singer-songwriter Andra Day firmly positioned herself on the music map earning notoriety and a...

Read More →

When you write a review,it’s always easy to become trivial or prosaic with exaggerated praises but until now we tried to be honest and objective. We are firmly sure that music can be estimated as...

Read More →

It’s always a pleasure to see the entire world as a unique huge garden of great sounds, in which people can find what they’re looking for in terms of quality black music: jazz,neo-soul,r&b,hip-hop,jazz-hop,experimental and future...

Read More →