december

ScissorMix Vol. 10: Down with December

Dec 20th, 2011 ScissorMix jz 1 min read

Here’s a new installment of the Scissormix series out just in time for the holidays. This mix lives solidly in the realm of downtempo. So it’s perfect to throw on after a long day of shopping/family/work and whatever other stresses come your way this holiday season.

leftovers

ScissorMix 6: Tasty Leftovers

Dec 22nd, 2010 ScissorMix jz 2 min read

Ebo Taylor, Bottin, Greenwood Rhythm Coalition and more.

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ScissorMix 5: Worked

Sep 28th, 2010 ScissorMix jz 1 min read

Seefeel, Ital Tek, Calvin Harris, Darkstar, Slugabed and more.

sunset

ScissorMix 4: Sunset Summer

Jul 2nd, 2010 ScissorMix jz 1 min read

Sugar Minott, Don Carlos, Midnight Lab Band, Woods and more.

memorial

ScissorMix 3: Memorial Day Mix

May 28th, 2010 ScissorMix jz 1 min read

El Fata, Aloe Blacc, Fashawn, HEALTH,  Boat Club and more.

Javelin

Apr 8th, 2010 Downtempo, Electronic/Dance jz 2 min read

Well, prescription we’re just barely a week into April and the temperature has already cracked the 90 degree mark here in New York City. So, since we’re apparently skipping over those precious few Spring days and headed straight into the sticky, lethargy-inducing humidity of summer, I’ve decided to post something from an album that’s strong enough to just throw on and enjoy from start to…

Midnight Lab Band

Sep 30th, 2008 Breakbeat, Downtempo, Soul steve 2 min read

“How could I not know about this shit, when it’s being done right here in my backyard?” My guess is that the secret bunker lab that these guys work their sonic experiments in is somehow off the grid.

Chico Mann

Dec 10th, 2007 Afrobeat, DJ Weapons, Electro steve 1 min read

First off, ask apologies for being MIA for a few weeks. But good things do come to those who wait and today’s post is a can’t miss if you, sickness like us, love music that blurs the borders between genres. The brainchild of Antibalas’ guitarist, Marquitos Garcia, Chico Mann, is what I personally like to call “8-bit Afrobeat” and after seeing them live recently, I…

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Scissorsounds 2

Feb 12th, 2007 Live Event, Site News steve 1 min read

I am thrilled to announce the second installment of what I hope continues an annual celebration of 21st century music: Scissorsound. Last year, we packed our favorite Brooklyn spot, Studio BPM, as Kudu, 33Hz and Matters & Dunaway absolutely killed it on stage