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Fresh Music: Nosaj Thing

The 28-year-old Los Angeles native Jason Chung, known to most of the world as producer Nosaj Thing, has been an integral component to southern California’s burgeoning synth-laden post-dance movement. For the unfamiliar, Chung’s music exists at the intersecting paths of rapidly evolving technology and digital music production, … READ MORE


Teenear Renee of Slip-N-Slide Records Covers Emeli Sande’s “Clown”

YouTube sensations are born often and carry themselves on the crest of an intense wave of popularity that more often than not propels the artist forward while ultimately crashing down and washing out of the collective memory. Occasionally there are talented individuals that can ride the momentum … READ MORE


Fresh Music: Mark Ronson

Years ago, on East Village Radio, Mark Ronson‘s Authentic Sh** radio show, he featured a guest who had just gotten tatted up and said she was quite lightheaded from blood-loss. Ronson asked her to sing anyway, so she grabbed the mic and proceeded to belt out an … READ MORE

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Fresh Music: Mayer Hawthorne

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written and Interviewed by: Jesse Carr Mayer Hawthorne sounds and looks like an anachronism, and in today’s over-crowded instant-share, instant-listen, instant-forget music scene, that’s a rare quality. Hawthorne’s throwback arrangements are completed without samples and he sometimes uses recording techniques like crooning his … READ MORE


Fresh Music: A-Trak

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written and Interviewed by: Jesse Carr The 28 year-old Montreal native, A-Trak, is no stranger to being in the public eye. After he won the DMC World Championship DJ battle in 1997 at the age of 15, he found himself on tour with … READ MORE


Fresh Music: Aloe Blacc

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written and Interviewed by: Jesse Carr The music business has a well-chronicled history of roadblocks and impediments to an artist’s success. A myriad of factors determine the proper marketing, release, and availability of a given artist’s work. Inspiring work from fledgling artists often … READ MORE


Fresh Music: Mick Boogie | The ChangeMakers Mixtape

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written by: Jesse Carr Freshness is proud to announce a new segment that we’ve been excited to launch for a while—Fresh Music. We know there are many other blog sites and download hubs where you can get a hold of new music, but … READ MORE