Hip-Hop/Rap, Vibes, Videos

Post Malone – Go Flex (Video)

Post Malone, aka White Iverson, came out with an awesome new song called, “Go Flex.”  With a little guitar added to its unique, laid back beat, this song definitely has the ingredients to be replay-worthy, especially with the smooth vocals that Post Malone showcases.  It is great to see another quality track come from this talented artist after having such a hit like “White Iverson.”  Check out the music video and stream the song on Spotify below.

House, Vibes, Vocals

Kygo – I’m In Love

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Kygo recently released another song off of his upcoming album, “Cloud Nine,” called, “I’m In Love.”  On top of some very impressive vocals provided by James Vincent McMorrow,  Kygo knocks this production out of the park, to add another hit to the great list of already released tracks on the album. Due to release on May 13th, the anticipation for the album just keeps building as we approach that day, but until then enjoy this new track.

Hip-Hop/Rap

G-Eazy – Random (Warriors Remix)

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G-Eazy, who is very vocal about being from the Bay Area, steps it up a notch with a Golden State Warriors remix to his popular original track, “Random.”  In this remix, he switches up the lyrics to tribute this seemingly unstoppable NBA team, as they go on to try to defend their championship from last season.  A remix like this from G-Eazy should not be too surprising, considering that he has been featured on another track about the Warriors called, “Champion.”  His verses are just as clean as the original, and even though I might not be a fan of the Warriors, this song does get my pretty pumped up.  Check it out.

Hip-Hop/Rap

Caleborate – The Juice

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Caleborate recently released a nice new track that you should give a listen, called, “The Juice.”  Over top of a solid, laid back production by Cal-A, Caleborate shows off his flow and the capability he has as a rapper.  If you are not very familiar with this guy, check out his SoundCloud, here, for more out of this young artist.

Vibes

Kid Cudi – All In

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Kid Cudi recently came out with a brand new track, “All In,” that brings us back to his vibier style that everyone has loved for so long.  Despite the small amount of lyrics you will find on this song, it’s still pretty solid.  Always good to hear new stuff from Kid Cudi.  Check it out.

Electro, Future Bass

K.Flay – FML (Vanic Remix)

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Vanic decides to take K.Flay‘s original track, “FML,” and make a great remix out of it.  This is not the first time we have heard Vanic and K.Flay on the same track, and you can understand why from this remix.  The mixture of K.Flay’s vocals and Vanic’s unique style of production works amazingly together.  Check it out.

Album, Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop

Bryce Vine – Night Circus (EP)

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Bryce Vine recently released his latest EP, “Night Circus.”  If you are not familiar with Bryce Vine, then get with it and check out some of his other tracks on SoundCloud.  The guy makes hits.  This EP is very solid and goes along with the positive feel that Bryce always brings to the table.  If you are not going to take the time to listen to the whole thing (which you should), at least give “Nowhere Man” a listen.  It is awesome.  Enjoy.

Concerts, Festival, Reviews

Coachella Weekend 1: Just Do Lab

As we’ve mentioned before, The Do Lab stage is a personal favorite over here at The College Sound and this year, they might have outdone themselves.

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The Do Lab prides itself on having some of the best up and coming artists in dance music, in addition to incredible visual and performance art. With acts like Foreign Family Collective’s Big Wild, to techno legend Lee Foss, to rising future bass star Wave Racer, as well as more bass heavy trap acts such as Brillz and Ghastly, there was a constant showing of incredible talent that offered something for everyone.

However, as the Do Lab continues to grow in popularity and build its already exciting reputation, it is able to do even more to impress its growing crowds. In this case, that meant surprise guests that were better than anyone could have expected.

Those who stopped by early on Friday were among the first to discover that none other than What So Not would be the final act on the Do Lab stage. Coming on at 11:45, playing for almost an hour and a half, and closing with his insane “Innerbloom” remix, this was an absolutely incredible way to end the first day.

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Saturday saw an equally impressive surprise guest, with a performance by the (legendary) Glitch Mob.

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And finally, Sunday pleased everyone by offering rising talent Rufus du Sol as the last surprise. This was really well received because despite being a name that many people were excited about on the main Coachella lineup, Rufus du Sol played late Saturday night, meaning many of those same people were forced to miss them to see some of the bigger names. So when they were announced as the Do Lab’s surprise guest on Sunday afternoon, they drew a seriously impressive crowd full of people that were grateful at the chance to see their (amazing) set.

This year was also exceptionally special because thanks to some of the people involved in making the Do Lab so great, we were able to catch some of these sets from behind the Do Lab stage, including my personal favorite, Big Wild.

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This was great not just because of the ice cold drinks and comfy couches, but because everyone involved in the Do Lab is genuinely as enjoyable as the event they’re a part of.

So if you’re (still) recovering from this past weekend, we feel you. And if you’re heading to Indio for round two in the next few days, be sure to check out the Weekend 2 lineup, as there is a whole new selection of Do Lab artists (and surprises) that you won’t want to miss.

Album, Hip-Hop/Rap, Reviews, Vibes

Skizzy Mars – Alone Together (Album)

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Finally after months of waiting, Skizzy Mars released his highly anticipated album, “Alone Together.”  After moving the release date back multiple times, we are finally able to enjoy the entire album on Spotify and SoundCloud Go (If you have a subscription), which is clutch considering that you aren’t being force to purchase it if you use Spotify.  This album consists of the same vibey style that you have been hearing out of Skizzy since day one, and it does not disappoint what so ever.  I won’t go too in-depth about the album, so you can see what you think after listening.  Check it out.

Hip-Hop/Rap, Videos

New Video: Chance the Rapper ft. Saba – Angels

Chance The Rapper came out with a music video a couple days ago for his 5-month-old track, “Angels.”  I was pumped to find a visual element to a song that I already love and listen to all of the time.  This video features Chance flying, dancing, and riding on top of Chicago’s “L” train.  It’s pretty cool and seems like it would have been of hell of a time to make.  Check it out.