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SOS - Youth in Decline Artwork

SOS - Youth in Decline

A buzzmaking alt-R&B duo based in Portland, Oregon, SOS introduces its left-of-center sound to Boothgoers with Youth in Decline, a newly-released single off its self-titled debut set. Here, beatsmith Brian Vincent takes...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Camm Hunter - Something Else Artwork

Camm Hunter - Something Else

More than a month after the release of Camm Hunter‘s last single, the reader-acclaimed Oh Lord, listeners are doubtless starting to crave Something Else from the T-Dot buzzmaker. Well, y’all are in luck, because...Read More

Average Rating: 21021
Snakehips ft. Sinead Harnett - Days With You Artwork

Snakehips ft. Sinead Harnett - Days With You

Introduced to our pages via last April’s unbelievably smooth, reader-acclaimed On & On, London beatsmith Snakehips returns at long last to bring us new promotional single Days With You. Here, the headliner’s...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Jared Evan - Charlie Brown (Revisited) Artwork

Jared Evan - Charlie Brown (Revisited)

It’s been nearly two years to the day since Jared Evan stepped into the Booth with Charlie Brown, an EP single vividly depicting the pain and frustration of feeling like an outcast. Today, the reader-approved singer...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
The Internet - Shadow Dance Artwork

The Internet - Shadow Dance

The last place you might expect to find one of the best new R&B acts on the planet is Odd Future, but that’s exactly what’s happening with the OFWGKTA-affiliated The Internet (the band, not the...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
X Ambassadors x Jaime N Commons ft. Jay Z - Jungle (Remix) Artwork

X Ambassadors x Jaime N Commons ft. Jay Z - Jungle (Remix)

An alternative rock outfit hailing from Ithaca, New York, X Ambassadors make their grand entrance into The DJBooth with a freshly-minted remix of 2013 debut single Jungle. On this rendition of the record, created for...Read More

Average Rating: 21321
goldenSpiral ft. Milton - Symphony of Wind & Leaves Artwork

goldenSpiral ft. Milton - Symphony of Wind & Leaves

Philly beatsmith goldenSpiral takes his stage name from a geometrical concept which I’m completely unqualified to explain. (On his official site, he asserts that it’s “a universal formula woven deep into the...Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Lyfe Harris ft. Waxx - Designer Artwork

Lyfe Harris ft. Waxx - Designer

Last week, Lyfe Harris and his frequent collaborator, Ye Ali, made their long-awaited return to the Booth with You Need Me. Appropriately given the title, the record received rave reviews and left readers craving more. Not...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Little Simz - Devour Artwork

Little Simz - Devour

Little Simz is one of the hungriest young rhymesayers in the game. If past Booth features like Deranged and Mandarin Oranges haven’t made that abundantly clear, just listen to the UK buzzmaker Devour the beat (and her...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Busdriver ft. Aesop Rock & Danny Brown - Ego Death Artwork

Busdriver ft. Aesop Rock & Danny Brown - Ego Death

This one is not for the faint of heart. S**t, even the strong of heart might feel a little woozy after just one listen to Busdriver‘s solo Booth debut, Ego Death. Bus’s frenetic, jarring flow gets the track...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
JMSN - Do U Remember the Time Artwork

JMSN - Do U Remember the Time

Do U Remember the Time French beatsmith Evil Needle remixed a standout cut off JMSN‘s debut set? Well, the album version of the cut has finally made it onto The DJBooth, accompanied by the luminous visuals of Chris...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Ye Ali x Lyfe Harris - You Need Me Artwork

Ye Ali x Lyfe Harris - You Need Me

Thought you could live without the smooth musical stylings of Ye Ali and Lyfe Harris? You thought wrong. On a freshly-released outtake from the former’s debut street release, the Vintage Club colleagues tell us in no...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Blak Nevada - Toxik Artwork

Blak Nevada - Toxik [Premiere]

Introduced to The DJBooth via April’s reader-acclaimed remix of Push, alt-soul (I can’t bring myself to use the term “PBR&B”) buzzmaker Blak Nevada returns to our pages with new promo single Toxik. Over...Read More

Average Rating: 21021
Blackbear - Heartbroken Artwork

Blackbear - Heartbroken

On his last promo single, featured earlier this month, alt-R&B buzzmaker Blackbear gently assured his suspicious woman that he hadn’t been creeping ‘round with other girls on the down-low. It was a nice...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
MNEK - I Wrote a Song About You Artwork

MNEK - I Wrote a Song About You

Last night, MNEK should have been cutting loose and having a good time at the local spot. Instead, the London recording artist and producer was sitting alone in the corner of the club, mentally penning a record dedicated to...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
PreauXX - I’m the Man Artwork

PreauXX - I’m the Man [Premiere]

Who’s the man? If you’ve listened to PreauXX‘s latest project, you already know the answer. For those who haven’t, the Booth-exclusive world premiere of the official video for the Memphis...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Phony PPL - Take a Chance Artwork

Phony PPL - Take a Chance

When an act’s been away from our pages for as long as the Phony Ppl—their first and, to date, only feature hit the Booth in 2012—there’s no telling what to expect when they return with a fresh record in tow....Read More

Average Rating: 21321
 
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