New Release: CTZN – whatcanisay??

The latest drop from California producer/beatmaker CTZN is whatcanisay?? – the second volume in his off the wall, left-field beat tape series. Following up on 2016’s all instrumental whatcanisay? EP, this time CTZN returns with a full 14 track serving, featuring a hodgepodge of kooky beats, breaks, loops and abstract sample-based instrumentals, garnished with aContinue reading “New Release: CTZN – whatcanisay??”

In The Shop: JAY3M: SLAP! from Joe Mousepad

Limited Edition Deluxe CD Packs / Digital • 3/12 Now available in the SM shop, expected ship date mid-March. JAY3M: SLAP! is the new album from Oakland, CA producer, DJ & MC Joe Hardy, best known under the pseudonym Joe Mousepad. We first crossed paths with Joe Mousepad, around 2008-9-10 or so. Those years canContinue reading “In The Shop: JAY3M: SLAP! from Joe Mousepad”

Lucky Louie Blues Co. – The Silver Screen

Lucky Louie Blues Co. is an indie/alt rock band from New York. ‘The Silver Screen‘ is their latest release, and their first for Study Music Group. The track is a nuanced exploration of escapism, using the television as the point of focus. Musically lush and dynamic, high highs and low lows, unafraid to wear itsContinue reading “Lucky Louie Blues Co. – The Silver Screen”

Atosa • CHROME [Official Video]

Atosa‘s debut music video has arrived! Chrome is a collaboration with producer RIDL and featuring a guest verse from HMZA. – Single out now on streaming platforms, bandcamp, iTunes and Amazon. Watch the video below! Follow Folks: @notliketoast @ridlmusic @hasta_la_pasta @studymusicgroup

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…”

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!”

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’”