Words By Tanya Bonnie RaeFollowing the release of his debut EP ‘Stories To Tell’, 19-year-old Maitland producer Just A Gent (aka Jacob Grant) shares a collaboration with US producer SMLE ‘Leave It All’ feat. Calica.After clocking in over 6.5 million views for hits ‘Heavy As A Heartbreak’ and ‘Rolling Dice’, ‘Leave It All’ has been picked up and released through US indie label Seeking Blue – created by YouTube curator MrSuicideSheep. It’s an energetic, fast paced, video-game inspired track with lush, sweeping vocals courtesy of Miami-based vocalist, Calica.He’s a busy dude at the moment, performing this weekend at The MET in Brisbane alongside New Zealand’s Ian Munro and hosting a Reddit AMA with SMLE on… Read entire story.
Brodinski is back with another heaving tune, teaming up with up-and-coming Atlanta rapper, Cosanostra Kidd.The second cut from from his upcoming Brain Disorder EP, ‘Peaces & Blessings’ delves deeper into the Parisian producer’s love for Southern rap, with a stripped back, bass-driven production creating the foundation for Cosanostra Kidd’s eerie, lyrical finesse.Brodinski’s forthcoming EP will be his first release since the dismantling of Bromance Records back in February. Listen to ‘Peaces & Blessings’ below and see what you think, and keep an eye out come April 7 for his new EP. Read entire story.
It’s been a busy month here at Point Blank, we’ve been all over the place filming exciting new masterclasses as well as preparing our new Ibiza School, not to mention trying to keep up with our many talented instructors! We’ve been documenting it all along the way, providing you with an overabundance of new content to pore over. In this edition of our monthly round-up, we bring you the latest masterclasses, tutorials, articles and offers from the Point Blank universe. Don’t forget to check out our courses, such as our BA (Hons) Music Production & Sound Engineering Degree, on which you’ll learn the essential tools to take your productions to the next level. To see… Read entire story.
Mark your diaries and set your alarm clocks – the London and Los Angeles terms start today (Monday, April 3rd). As our last wave of students are putting their newly-acquired skills to the test in the music industry, we’re ready to take on the next batch of students eager to start their journey. But don’t worry if you haven’t booked yet, there’s still time to get involved for July term and beyond. There are limited spaces still available on our brand new Music Production and Sound Design Advanced Diploma in LA starting this week, whilst we are taking enrolments for July term for our flagship BA (Hons) Music Production & Sound Engineering Degree in London. … Read entire story.
A brand new mix from Benito Turntable containing Jazz styled breaks and tracks!””Let The Drums Speak” is a serie of mix dedicated to drummers from the old and new generation. Mixed with vinyl records, the result is a fusion of various styles: Funk, Soul, Jazz, Hip Hop and others.”Benito TurntableBenito TurntableLet The Drums Speak Vol 1 (2017) | 138 MB| Download/Listen Here Read entire story.
Now here’s another stellar mix from Dj somaR that I’m sure you will all love. As it stands it’s the best mix I posted in 2017 thus far. Dj somaRLive At Turnt Up Thursdays (2017) | 85 MB| Download Here | Listen Here Read entire story.
Rap old timers are having a bumper month if you’re idea of fun is listening to eighties and nineties favorites have another stab at making records, with the release of Positive K and Greg Nice’s Gr8te Mindz and a new Group Home LP titled Forever. The realist in me is none too keen in hearing what the lads are turning in at this stage in the earth’s history, but then I remember that the 1994 Treacherous Three album had a couple of unexpected surprises on it, which it had no damn business doing. So here goes nothing. Back in 2013 when I interviewed Pos K, he rounded out the conversation with this announcement… Read entire story.
Bootleg genius gave us this ‘Biggie and his three wifeys’ tee. Don’t get shirty. Shirt Biz More amazing shirts: Photoshop magic. I only see two faces here, which isn’t really what I think of when I hear the term ‘many.’ I don’t understand the purpose of this shirt. Ah OK, I get it now. If a rapper and an R&B have ever recorded together it means you can justify jamming them all onto one shirt. Read entire story.
Noname and her band deliver a jazzy performance. Read entire story.
The British drama’s producers are “working out a role” for Drake in the show’s upcoming third season. Read entire story.
With their third album ‘Everything Is My Family’ still ringing in our ears, English folk-tronic (not a real word but doesn’t it sound good?) band Crystal Fighters have released a whole bunch of remixes of the record’s top track ‘Good Girls’. One of these comes to us from Atlanta producer Popeska, which we have the pleasure of premiering solely for readers of Stoney Roads.While the original did have electronic undertones both in the percussion and a synth ringing just about all the way through, Popeska’s remix takes ‘Good Girls’ all the way onto the dancefloor. Soft piano and sampled choir style voices… Read entire story.
Remember the rumours of a Skrillex collaboration with the 90s band Incubus? Well that rumour has since become fact, and Skrillex has now teased us even further with footage from their studio sessions that have us feeling both weird and excited.The footage has been pulled from Snapchat and compiled into on YouTube video, displaying the band, Skrillex and even Deftones’ Chino Moreno all doing what they do best. Check it out below:From what we can hear thus far, the music that will soon be coming sounds like a good blend of electronica and rock; a strange mixture but something I’m sure will leave us pleasantly surprised.What do you think Read entire story.