Cleveland, Ohio producer/mc Rio The Mechanic unleashes his latest mix titled, The Mechanic’s Manual. Rio has teamed up with Another Bullshit Night From Cleveland (ABSNFC) to bring us yet another superb mix, that contains ten songs mixed into a twenty-six minute mix that’s sure to please just about anyone. Stay up to date with Rio The Mechanic by following him on Twitter (@RioTheMechanic).
ΒΛΚΞΓ$CLUΒ artist Lo Thraxx, gives his track “Live From The Cut” the visual treatment. This song was featured on his recent project The Bold. The ΒΛΚΞΓ$CLUΒ is without a doubt one of the most elite hip-hop collectives out right now. Familiarize yourself with the club by finding out “What’s In The Bakery?”.
New visuals for Hazey Dope’s track “Cooler Convo”. This track is off his upcoming mixtape, Higher Ground and was featured on Alloy-X Vol. 1. The extremely versatile man known as Urbindex joins Greg Foley and Sam Weil in the directors chairs. Sam Weil is responsible for the filming. Edited by Urbindex and Greg Foley.
Since the experimental electronic/hip hop record label Alloy-X went public in September 2012, they’ve managed to build an arsenal of nine artists from all over the U.S. as well as release several top notch singles. Today Alloy-X released “Alloy-X Vol. 1″ the first installment of their compilation albums. This project is made up of eleven previously unreleased songs from eleven various artists. It’s hard to tell that a record label such as Alloy-X has only been around four months, but with the artists on their roster and the noise they’ve made already, it’s only a matter of time before Alloy-X becomes a household name. Hit the jump to stream/download.
Another successful year is in the books for the hip-hop/alternative duo SmokeScreen. With some help from Turnstyle Films and Kyle McDonald, Smoke Screen was able to capture the highlights on film and share them with us in this 2012 Highlight Re-Cap video. This video contains clips from music videos, live shows and appearances throughout the year 2012. Only fourteen days into the new year and Smoke Screen has already announced a forthcoming collaborative EP with Urbindex entitled “TURQUOISE” dropping on 2/5/13 via ALLOY X. 2013 is looking like it’s going to be epic for Smoke Screen and we’re looking forward to sharing the madness with you. Hit the jump to stream/download the instrumental “Hi, Lights”, which is featured in the video above.
In the last hour, we have familiarized ourselves with several artists we were previously unaware of. One of those artists is LA based producer, and a member of the My Hollow Drum collective, Co. Fee. Less than a week ago, Co. Fee released this track “Happy Camper”. For the latest on Co. Fee, follow him on Twitter (@Cof_fee), like his page on Facebook (Co. fee), check My Hollow Drum and HW&W.
Pittsburgh DJ and producer Hyjax, releases this new mix titled “Club Bangers Vol. 1″. HyJax takes 27 tracks and blends them into and hours worth of perfection, with nearly a quarter of it being original production.
Toronto artist EXETER drops a superb remix of Rich Boy’s “Throw Some D’s”. EXETER is a 2011 Red Bull Music Academy Alumni with a bright future ahead of him. For the latest, follow EXETER on Twitter (@EXETERto) and on SoundCloud (EXETER).