Dancehall scientists Equiknoxx on their new album Colón Man and the 20th Century Jamaicans who inspired them

Jamaican sounds have been the template for musical experimentation the world over for decades. From The Clash incorporating dub to the West Indian-inflected vocals early dubstep to Fade to Mind’s deconstructed dancehall, Jamaica has been the muse for countless artists seeking to bend the envelope. But with Kingston-based production crew Equiknoxx, we’re hearing Jamaican musicians… Read More »

Chance the Rapper and Dwyane Wade to Produce Chicago B-Ball Doc

reactid=”117″> NBA superstar Dwyane Wade and Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper have teamed up to produce a documentary about high school basketball in Chicago. The documentary is called Shot in the Dark and it will feature players on the Orr Academy High School basketball team. The film chronicles the team’s success on the court and… Read More »

Yamaneko's Spa Commissions and JV Lightwork's Inner Work challenge everything we know about ambient and New Age

Recent New Age-challenging releases from Yamaneko and Deadboy under the moniker JV Lightbody has FACT’s John Twells asking, If all music can be so easily tuned out in this multi-screen era, what purpose does music that’s actually intend to be “ambient” actually serve? How ten do you actually get to sit down and actively pay… Read More »