• scratchtheblock REJJIE SNOW FEAT. AMINE' AND DANA WILLIAMS - EGYPTIAN LUVR (PRODUCED BY KAYTRANADA)
    17 2018 January

    REJJIE SNOW FEAT. AMINE’ AND DANA WILLIAMS – EGYPTIAN LUVR (PRODUCED BY KAYTRANADA)

    In a time where hip-hop music seems to be losing its originality, we’re experiencing some trouble in finding real good shit that deserves your attention!  Luckily, we got help from Irish performer Alex Anyaebunam better known by the stage name Rejjie...

  • theMIND - EW2RTW (PRODUCED BY MATT JOYNT)
    11 2018 January

    theMIND – EW2RTW (PRODUCED BY MATT JOYNT)

    Hey cool people and good music addicted!! You know, sometimes the most important things come in the smallest packages and today we invite your senses to experience something simple but so fucking touching!!! It’s a windy and rainy day today but...

  • ALWAYS NEVER - HOPELESS
    10 2018 January

    ALWAYS NEVER – HOPELESS

    One month ago we recommended the succulent rnb piece by canadian duo Always Never entitled Feel It. The rising and interesting duo consisting of DJ/producer Dean Guilbault and lead vocalist Patrick Kirschner , made a splash four...

  • GRACE WEBER - ELATED (PRODUCED BY NICO SEGAL,NATE FOX AND PETER COTTONTALE)
    07 2018 January

    GRACE WEBER – ELATED (PRODUCED BY NICO SEGAL,NATE FOX AND PETER COTTONTALE)

    Hey cool listeners recently we stumbled upon the last effort by Grace Weber entitled Elated and…..damn….she literally knocked we out!!! The Wisconsin native and Brooklyn-based artist is a real force of nature equipped with a...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK LOU VAL FEAT. JOHNNY YUKON - USE ME (PRODUCED BY HMLT)
    24 2017 December

    LOU VAL FEAT. JOHNNY YUKON – USE ME (PRODUCED BY HMLT)

    Canada r&b scene is like a garden when the most beautiful and scented flowers bloom !!! In terms of quality music these flowers are great voices such as Daniel Caesar,K.Forest,Drake,Dvsn,Always Never,Anders,Jahkoy and many others. Today we...

  • EPTHEMC - SLEEPHEAVY EP
    23 2017 December

    EPTHEMC – SLEEPHEAVY EP

     As the year draws to a close , we continue to bring to y’all some serious and quality music!Well, San Diego independent emcee Jonald Green known as EPTHEMC gave us a spectacular and marvelous body of...

  • scratchtheblock TERRACE MARTIN AND SMINO - PECANS
    17 2017 December

    TERRACE MARTIN AND SMINO – PECANS

    At scratchtheblock.com we love music and we love art!! In particular we love da connection between visual art and music,because they represent two different art forms , that differ substantially in terms of consumer perception...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK ADRIA KAIN - BRIDGE
    16 2017 December

    ADRIA KAIN – BRIDGE

    As you know Toronto is an hotbed of incredible talents and today we want to share with y’all something really really interesting that definitely knocked we out! Recently we stumbled upon singer/songwriter Adria Kain, an...

  • scratchtheblock CRAYON FEAT. GRACY HOPKINS - FAITH
    15 2017 December

    CRAYON FEAT. GRACY HOPKINS – FAITH

    In June we invited our listeners to get familiar with the refined sound of The Nightbirds , an interesting project brainchild of french producers FKJ, Darius, Crayon and Berlin-based vocalist Wayne Snow. Well, today we stumbled upon...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PATRICK PAIGE II - YOU AIN'T MISSING TOO MUCH
    10 2017 December

    PATRICK PAIGE II – YOU AIN’T MISSING MUCH

    Fin , The Drum Chord Theory , Steve’s Lacy Demo and Prelude are compelling projects performed by some members of grammy-nominated band The Internet! Yessir, Syd, Steve,Matt and Patrick work on their own material as solo artists , apart...

SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: SHUGAH SHORTY

SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: SHUGAH SHORTY

September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

A pinch of boom-bap rhythms, some quality extra-soulful beats,a balanced mix of different sonorities represent the main ingredients of our last hip-hop selection called Shugah Shorty. It’s an opportunity for us to pay tribute to...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK LVNDVN - TIME=LOVE

LVNDVN – TIME=LOVE

September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last year we offered to all r&b enthusiast an eargasmic piece performed by emerging alternative-r&b singer LVNDVN called Dragon. Well, today we talk about another impressive gem wrapped by the talented New Jersey singer/songwriter: it’s...

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scratchtheblock JOYCE WRICE - GOOD MORNING (BOULEVARD 95 REMIX)

JOYCE WRICE – GOOD MORNING (BOULEVARD 95 REMIX)

September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

During our exciting journey into quality music, we walked through different places , experiencing and discovering brilliant musicians/producers/beatmakers/singers/rappers from all over da world: Chicago,Los Angeles,Chattanooga,Toronto,France,Berlin,Sidney,Shibuya,Buenos Aires and Switzerland.  Yap,peeps,y’all have understood us correctly! Switzerland is a place where...

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God is good, God is great!!!! Hell yeah, we’re so fucking exciting about da brand new single by legendary musician/singer/producer Amp Fiddler! The Motor City mastermind has always been a major figure in hip-hop/soul community,equipped with a remarkable...

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scratchtheblock BLACK PARTY - SMOKE BREAK

BLACK PARTY – SMOKE BREAK

September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

When we think about artists with a groundbreaking and experimental approach….well..the names that come to mind are: Childish Gambino, Robert Glasper Experiment,Tyler The Creator,Frank Ocean,Chance The Rapper just to name a few! Sometimes we stumbled...

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 Subtle , smooth and eargasmic tones are the main ingredients of the recent nut dropped by promising Toronto performer Safe. Saif Musaad aka SAFE is one of the most interesting delicacies that Toronto thriving music...

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Hey cool people a-r-e-u-r-e-a-d-y for something fresh and extremely seductive? Well, allow us to introduce the talent of Kendrick Harmon aka ’97! Insipired by acts such as Kendrick Lamar, SZA and Travis Scott ,the Chicago...

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Chi-Town singer/songwriter and former member of Milo&Otis , Jamila Woods delighted our soul with her superb debut solo album called Heavn released under Chicago imprint Closed Sessions . Jamila’s oeuvre can be considered as another international...

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When it comes to experience some quality supa-dupa-hot hip-hop pieces with an astonishing soulful approach…well… Ivan Ave is a valid choice!!  The Telemark-bred microphone spitter , impressed us since his first collaborative works with Oslo...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: MORE JAZZ TONES

August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

After nine months we’re ready to drop another impressive selection packed with brilliant artists and musicians only for the sake of jazz music and its incredible nuances! Ladies & gentleman this is More Jazz Tones....

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Ashton Simmonds better known by the stage name Daniel Caesar leaps back with a bran new project entitled Freudian through his own independent label Golden Child and financed by Jordan Evans and Matthew Burnett ,...

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We neva get tired of singing the praises of da Chi-Town hip-hop/r&b scene!  During our sonic-trip to the discovery of quality music we had the pleasure to experience the sound of the most interesting exponents...

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Today we play at home!!! Yezzir, but first and foremost we have to thank our partner in crime and first lady of scrtblk squad , Abigail “Bossy” Wilson! A few days ago , she bursted...

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Who said that Seattle hip-hop scene does’t deserve the attention of music media?  We love the Emerald City and we have the utmost respect for dope artists just like super producer Jake One,underground-experimental Shabazz Palaces,the interesting...

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When it comes to experience experimental sonorities we’re on the front lines to taste, promote and spread it! Wassup cool people, today we highly recommend a superlative piece that literally knocked we out : Signals....

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