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)”

Gee. taps producers RIDL and CTZN, releases 2 new singles…

California rapper ‘Gee.‘ has released two new singles, beginning the roll-out of not one, but TWO new albums. Both records are one producer affairs, and he’s tapped CTZN and RIDL for the jobs. ‘The Last Days’ previews a long in the works full-length album with producer CTZN.     iTunes & Apple Music: ‘Moonlight’Continue reading “Gee. taps producers RIDL and CTZN, releases 2 new singles…”

Pete Feliciano & Maddy Dullum announce two nights in California, with special guests…

Pete Feliciano & Maddy Dullum have a few dates coming up in California along with trio The Hogan Brothers, producer CTZN, and The Blue Ensemble. THURS Sept 14 Neck of The Woods San Francisco USA FRI Sept 15 The Rock Steady Oakland USA

Subjectjazz & Gee are ‘Layin Back’ on new single…

The Paris based producer Subjectjazz (@subjectjazz) and Oakland, CA rapper Gee (@GeeRaps) are linking up once again on this summertime banger – Layin’ Back (Doin’ Me) – backed with the Subjectjazz instrumental. The duo previously teamed up for the single ‘History’ and the remix to Subjectjazz’s ‘Journal & Cafe’, which was found on the EPContinue reading “Subjectjazz & Gee are ‘Layin Back’ on new single…”

Po3, CTZN & Pete Cosmos team up as thegoodnews. with a cast of characters from around the globe.

@PeteCosmos x @MrCTZN x @NotPo3 and a cast of characters including Del, Juan & Taka from Deltron 3030, Jam Baxter, Gee, Pete Feliciano, DJ Halo, MYRS & Ethan Baxley. Full LP out now! Follow em – tweets: @thegoodnewscrew Apple: Spotify: Amazon: Microsoft:

Listen to ‘whatcanisay?’ beat tape from CTZN…

CTZN just dropped off this 6-track beat tape-style EP, called whatcanisay?. A few similar instrumental EPs are set to follow around the release of The Goodnews this month with the rapper formerly known as ‘Poe’, illustrator Pete Cosmos and a wide cast of collaborators. Available first on Apple Music & iTunes, and soon on Spotify, Amazon, Deezer, TIDAL, PS4 & Xbox.

SM Podcast S02 E04 | Guest: Producer Off-Balance (Digital Martyrs)

Off-Balance of the Digital Martyrs crew slides through for the latest episode of the SM podcast. In part one we cover a lot of ground; from concert stories and abnormally large crowds, to the rise and fall of Sacramento ‘super-crew’ SkyNet, as well as production techniques, working with Beatrock Music, Planet Asia, Odessa Kane, UnderstudiesContinue reading “SM Podcast S02 E04 | Guest: Producer Off-Balance (Digital Martyrs)”

Poe & CTZN & Pete Cosmos share ‘Slash and Burn’ single+artwork, announce rollout of ‘The Good News’

‘Slash and Burn’ is the first single from ‘The Good News’, a collaborative project by California duo Poe & CTZN with illustrations by Boston artist Pete Cosmos, and co-starring Del The Funky Homosapien, Juan Alderete and Taka Tozawa from the Deltron 3030 crew.