Dom Kennedy – Grind’n (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on June 11th, 2011 by Hyphen

While I was down in Los Angeles this past week for E3, it made me remember my college days down there and I can’t front, I miss that SoCal vibe from time to time.  Thankfully, there are videos like this one from Dom’s upcoming West$ide II project to help me reminisce.

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Reflection Eternal – Long Hot Summer (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on October 23rd, 2010 by Hyphen

I’m a little mad that they dropped this video in October, but I suppose when you’re filming in SoCal, it’s always a long hot summer.  I love the way Hi-Tek worked in one of his classic “vocal sample that isn’t really a vocal sample” effect.  If you want to hear more about how this record, and every song on Revolutions Per Minute, was created, check out our in-depth interview with Talib & Tek right here.

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Mayer Hawthorne – I Wish That It Would Rain (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on March 2nd, 2010 by Hyphen

On the real, this is one of the problems about living in Southern California.  I remember being down there when it’s sunny damn near the whole year and, noEeyore, sometimes you’re in the mood for the weather to be a little cloudy/rainy.  Alright fine, perhaps not to the degree that we get here in Seattle, but there are definitely days where it feels more comfortable than 80 degree sunshine.

Oh…and of course you already know, Mayer’s impeccable album, A Strange Arrangement, is in stores now.  Cop that.

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Mayer Hawthorne – Maybe So, Maybe No (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on August 11th, 2009 by Hyphen

Cats need to stop shooting videos that make me miss SoCal.  Dopeness.

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Freddie Joachim – Nights Alone EP

Posted in Artists, Mixtapes on April 2nd, 2009 by Hyphen

Are you up on Freddie Joachim by now?  He’s a really dope producer from SoCal who makes some ill, complete productions…not just beats.  Peep this free EP he did for those lonely nights…

Download here.

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