HMZA. x 5iLL release ‘Sketches’ EP, drop ‘Bruh Bruh’ Music Video…

HMZA. dropped off a new project for the month, this time teaming with producer 5iLL for the gritty and lo-fi ‘Sketches’. The EP is brief, coming in at just two tracks, but after the high-energy opener ‘McFreedom’, the duo eases into the chilled out ‘Bruh Bruh Black Sheep’ with guest Chris Keys, who offers co-productionContinue reading “HMZA. x 5iLL release ‘Sketches’ EP, drop ‘Bruh Bruh’ Music Video…”

Welcoming Atosa to Study Music Group; ‘The Vapors’ out now…

Welcoming singer/songwriter Atosa to Study Music Group! Atosa’s debut single for SM is The Vapors (<—click there to preview/save it to your library). The song showcases her r&b, electro, pop & hip hop influences, with an infectious retro synth groove served over crispy, booming drums from producer RIDL. Expect a few more singles in the comingContinue reading “Welcoming Atosa to Study Music Group; ‘The Vapors’ out now…”

HMZA. follows limited vinyl run with new single ‘Toys’…

California rapper & vocalist HMZA. is back again with ‘TOYS’, his 3rd single with producer RIDL, following their work together on HMZA.’s debut album ’23’. The track is a love song of sorts, pulling inspiration from indie and prog rock influences, set to laid back hip hop drums and accented with emotive guitars and moodyContinue reading “HMZA. follows limited vinyl run with new single ‘Toys’…”

Slow Down with HMZA. & RIDL: New single, 7″ vinyl, shirts and more!

  HMZA. and RIDL are back with a hot new single to keep you cruisin’ through the cold months ahead.   “Slow Down” is their smooth new party time disco-funk-hop single. We’ve got it on 7″ vinyl along with some tee’s and more in the shop. Just added in The SM Shop: 7″ vinyl –Continue reading “Slow Down with HMZA. & RIDL: New single, 7″ vinyl, shirts and more!”

Psychotropicoso 12″ LPs, Zip Up Hoodies and Deluxe Bundles are here!

Psychotropicoso is the new LP from California-based world music collective Zamico. New for October we’ve got the album on wax, and bundled along with other merch like zip up hoodies, turntable slipmats and sticker packs (vol. 1). – Vinyl LPs are individually hand made and custom pressed in the US on black 12″ lathe-cut vinyl,Continue reading “Psychotropicoso 12″ LPs, Zip Up Hoodies and Deluxe Bundles are here!”

New SM Podcast Episodes with DJ Lex & Cooper, Pete Feliciano, Joe Mousepad, ALL Studios…

Listen to S03 E06 – Wax Trippin’ w/ DJ Lex & Cooper on Apple. The Study Music Podcast is back again and DJ Lex and Cooper from the Wax Trippin’ crew are here for our latest episode. We sat down with the two to talk everything from DJing to touring the world with hip hop legends, theContinue reading “New SM Podcast Episodes with DJ Lex & Cooper, Pete Feliciano, Joe Mousepad, ALL Studios…”

RIDL announces new EP, drops single & cover art…

Oakland, CA producer and multi-instrumentalist RIDL is back with a new upcoming EP to be titled “Sphinx of Black Quartz”. This week he’s announced the fist single and cover art. Listen to “Shaking Hands With Demons”, now playing on your choice of streaming platforms. bandcamp: Download/Stream @ bandcamp Apple: Apple Music Spotify: Spotify Soundcloud: SoundcloudContinue reading “RIDL announces new EP, drops single & cover art…”

HMZA. & RIDL team for new single ‘The Rise of Lil BIGFOOT’

Oakland rapper HMZA. is back with a new single to supplement his 2019 album 23, and has re-teamed with producer RIDL for the occasion. ‘The Rise of lil BIGFOOT‘ is a funky, upbeat track, with tones of boom bap and indie rock, which finds RIDL picking up the guitar, and HMZA. bringing his signature ‘precision,Continue reading “HMZA. & RIDL team for new single ‘The Rise of Lil BIGFOOT’”

SM Podcast | Season 3 of the podcast kicks off with Zamico (Part One)

The Study Music Podcast is back again and the California based world music collective & imprint Zamico is here for our latest episode. We sat down with Richmond, CA songwriter/singer Andrew Mckleroy and RIDL, who produced and engineered their new album ‘psychotropicoso’. Part one is available now on Apple podcasts. Part two will be releasedContinue reading “SM Podcast | Season 3 of the podcast kicks off with Zamico (Part One)”

HMZA. releases ’23’ album with production from RIDL, Durazzo, Gelapi…

California rapper and instrumentalist HMZA. (@hmza.official) released a new album Friday May 3 entitled ’23’. Click here to stream ’23’ on your platform of choice: 23 by HMZA. For the project, the 24 year old emcee teamed with producer/engineer/multi-instrumentalist RIDL (@ridlmusic), as well as composers Durazzo and Gelapi, among others, to fashion a soundscape that’sContinue reading “HMZA. releases ’23’ album with production from RIDL, Durazzo, Gelapi…”