#1) Shabazz Palaces // Lese Majesty
Grammy award winning Digable Planets MC Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler provides yet another unusual and lovely listening experience. Unique melodies and one of a kind rhymes from one of the years most creative hip hop releases.
#2) Blonde Redhead // Barragan
The Brooklyn based trio return with their 9th LP. Packed with the dreamy, melancholy melodies you’ve come to expect from these skilled song writers.
#3) Flying Lotus // You’re Dead!
Weird electronic music’s golden boy returns with yet another melting pot of beats, bass, jazz and hip hop. The theme of the LP is the after life and the sound is distinctly Flylo.
#4) Aphex Twin // Syro
The universally celebrated godfather of undefinable electronic music returns after a 13 year hiatus since his last LP. With unique synth work and unmistakable drum programming, Syro does not disappoint.
#5) Madlib & Freddie Gibbs // Piñata
Madlib continues his reign as hip hops most prolific producer. His beats lay a rock solid foundation for the highly skilled, thoroughly thuggish lyrical work of Freddie Gibbs.