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10.30

— Lucas - Her Room (LFTF007)

Posted by Ben Friedlander

​Clearing EP, our 7th 'Our Sounds' release comes from 23-year-old Seattleite Matt Lucas aka Lucas. Lucas has already released the 8th track in Ryan Hemsworth's...

10.02

— Preview: III Points Festival 2014

Posted by LFTF

​Last year's III Points Festival brought forward thinking dance music to Miami's Wynwood arts district. It was a three-day interactive festival incorporating local and...

09.15

— Orlando Volcano LFTF Mix

Posted by LFTF

​Since the last time we heard from him, Ireland-born Orlando Volcano has changed his name from Orquesta to something potentially more explosive. He’s also been busy...

08.21

— Interview: Justin Martin

Posted by Ben Friedlander

Justin Martin has always been a great producer and DJ, but today his sound seems to be more recognizable and influential than ever before. In the last year, the man has...

08.01

— An Expresso: Movin’ On Up EP

Posted by Ben Friedlander

​We've always loved house music that has a bit of swing to it, so when we heard that Body High-affiliates and swing kings Newbody were starting a new label...

07.25

— PREMIERE: Big Dope P x Honey Cocaine- A.G.E 2k14 +...

Posted by Ben Friedlander

Parisian ghetto club assassin ​Big Dope P will be one of the headliners at tonight's BPMLWRLVL party at the Tribeca Grand Hotel in NYC. Ahead of the event we bring you an...

07.22

— PREMIERE: Corey Grand- Alchemy ft. MAZ

Posted by Ben Friedlander

​I've said it before and I'll say it again: Cleveland has one of the country's most vibrant underground scenes. The heart of that scene centers around Long...

07.16

— Karman LFTF Mix

Posted by LFTF

​For the 44th installment in our mix series, we turn to young Hunter Karman, professionally known as Karman.As a 19-year-old internet age connoisseur who tastefully...

07.10

— BOY/FRIEND Remix EP Premiere + BPMLWRLVL Tonight in...

Posted by Ben Friedlander

​Today's NYC-centered post is courtesy of BOY/FRIEND, the seductive crooner from Manhattan's reemerging downtown scene . Today we have the pleasure of premiering his...

07.09

— Saint Pepsi LFTF Mix

Posted by LFTF

​​LFTF mix #43 comes to us from the patron saint of carbonated corn syrup-infused beverages Ryan DeRobertis aka Saint Pepsi. This 21-year-old Boston-based...

07.02

— Leon Vynehall- Butterflies / This Is The Place

Posted by Ben Friedlander

​Leon Vynehall is having a hell of year. He released his stellar Music For The Uninvited mini-LP on Martyn's 3024 label, he has been booked to play every relevant...

06.30

— kaanerbay- Don’t Hesitate

Posted by Adam Heaton

The name kaanerbay sound familiar to you? He got his LFTF premiere on a collaborative remix of Future's Shit between himself, our good buddy Patchrik and Inspektah. Well...

Spreads

Interview: Justin Martin

08.21

— Interview: Justin Martin

Posted By Ben Friedlander

Justin Martin has always been a great producer and DJ, but today his sound seems to be more recognizable and...

Interview: Lee Bannon

01.27

— Interview: Lee Bannon

Posted By Darcy MacDonald

​Sacramento-born beat builder Lee Bannon’s hip hop roots have helped inform an East Coast rap rebirth,...

Interview: George FitzGerald

12.06

— Interview: George FitzGerald

Posted By Ben Friedlander

We've written about ManMakeMusic boss and Hotflush mainstay George FitzGerald a number of times before on the...

Unearthed: Mutual Benefit - Love’s Crushing Diamond

10.08

— Unearthed: Mutual Benefit - Love’s Crushing...

Posted By Jonathan Abramson

Mutual Benefit's newest offering is an emotional one, ripe with tender evocations of a love that just won't take....

Unearthed: Mike Gao- Quadruple Entendre

08.14

— Unearthed: Mike Gao- Quadruple Entendre

Posted By Andy Decelles

The quadruple entendre is the white whale of rap. For lyrically mined hip-hop heads, there’s no greater feat a...

Unearthed: Saint Pepsi- Hit Vibes

06.19

— Unearthed: Saint Pepsi- Hit Vibes

Posted By Andy Decelles

​Listen to Hit Vibes over laptop speakers. It's better that way. It's not that this album...

DOSE #6

05.12

— DOSE #6

Posted By LFTF

50 carefully selected tracks for free is a pretty sweet deal. And as always, we have a decent spread of everything...

DOSE #5

04.02

— DOSE #5

Posted By LFTF

​After a brief hiatus we're back in business, people. Sorry to keep you waiting. As per not-so-usual, here...

LFTF DOSE #4

01.15

— LFTF DOSE #4

Posted By LFTF

​The first DOSE of 2014, behold. Taking this opportunity, we should clear up a few FAQs ~- Yes, we've done a...

Shotgun Nation: History of Ellenwood Rap

04.01

— Shotgun Nation: History of Ellenwood Rap

Posted By Michael Washington

It's rare discovering anything archival on SoundCloud, at least not like you would on YouTube, but last night...

Digging In The Crates: CoLD SToRAGE- WipEout

10.31

— Digging In The Crates: CoLD SToRAGE- WipEout

Posted By Paul Britton

​I remember watching Klaxons frontman James ‘Yes This Is Actually The Real Surname Of Somebody Credited With...

Caught Sleeping: Tree - Fame

06.13

— Caught Sleeping: Tree - Fame

Posted By Michael Washington

​Maybe I've been listening to the new DJ Mustard mixtape too much, but everything about this...

Caught Sleeping: Spazzkid- Desire

06.09

— Caught Sleeping: Spazzkid- Desire

Posted By Andy Decelles

When it first launched, Pandora seemed entirely novel: radio that played only music you liked, even having the...

Caught Sleeping: Patrick Magno: Nautical EP

02.26

— Caught Sleeping: Patrick Magno: Nautical EP

Posted By Adam Heaton

​I think it's fair to say that San Francisco based producer Patrick Magno's got a bit of a thang for...

LFTF TV

Posted by LFTF

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LFTF SXSW Day Party 2014

Posted by LFTF

At Body High's debut NYC club night this past month, we caught up with the bossman Samo Sound Boy to discuss the roots of Body High and what the future holds for the...

Soundcheck: Body High

Posted by LFTF

​Our ever-busy 2008 Academy alumn Ta-ku is currently not only in the midst of flooding our Soundcloud with 25 Nights For Nujabes goodness, but is also...

Ta-ku - Make It Last feat. JMSN (Official Music Video)

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— Orlando Volcano LFTF Mix

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​Since the last time we heard from him, Ireland-born Orlando Volcano has changed his name from Orquesta to something...

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