Tagged: F69



Earlier this year, Haitian rapper Mr. OK—freshly transplanted in Montreal from Port-au-Prince—grabbed the attention of globally-minded audiophiles with a digital EP called Me Mwen, brimming with images of ballers, angels and the beautiful panoramas of … read more »

POSTED June 26, 2011 5:22PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,

GEN F: Romain Virgo

In the few weeks leading up to the release of Romain Virgo’s debut album, over 70 people were killed in Kingston, Jamaica’s Tivoli Gardens, as the army swept through the streets in search of alleged … read more »

POSTED June 26, 2011 3:29PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,

GEN F: Puro Instinct

Skylar and Piper Kaplan are both weirdly pale for Californians. Maybe that lack of tan is a sign of their disinterest in the unchanging culture of constant sun and strip malls. The two sisters started … read more »

POSTED June 26, 2011 2:27PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,

GEN F: Light Asylum

Light Asylum is exactly what you hoped the future would sound like when you were a kid, as long as your childhood dream was to smoke cloves and fuck Dracula. Their music is a magisterial … read more »

POSTED June 25, 2011 3:39PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,

GEN F: James Blake

James Blake is an indefatigable 21-year-old prodigy who composes with unwavering confidence. His tracks burble with psychic messages of slow, patient crescendos, unpredictable rhythmic stutters, elegant vocal samples (often his own) and raw, emotional build, … read more »

POSTED June 25, 2011 2:17PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,

GEN F: Ty Segall

The real truth about OC surfbrat-cum-NorCal scuzzlord Ty Segall is that his songs used to be these kinda miss and hit blowouts, hiding big holes under adrenaline and no-production fuzz. They were rad and got … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2011 3:31PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,

Chico Sonido, Exclusive 3Ball Mix for FADER x Interview Outtakes

Chico Sonido is something of a silent godfather to the tribal guarachero scene. When he lived in Monterrey in the late ’90s, he absorbed the classic cumbias he heard everywhere in his neighborhood, La Campana, … read more »

POSTED October 20, 2010 12:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (7) TAGS: , , , ,

FEATURE: Tribal Guarachero: Mexican Teens & Aztec History

Erick Rincon is only 16 years old. Level-headed and soft-spoken, the teenager radiates preternatural calm as he and some of his friends fold into a tiny studio in the back of his parents’ Monterrey, Mexico … read more »

POSTED October 13, 2010 11:29AM IN FEATURES Comments (9) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

FEATURE: Glasser is Living the Dream

Hung in a gigantic sky lit room at Dia Beacon, an art museum an hour and a half north of New York City, is a series of paintings by Andy Warhol called “Shadows.” Warhol completed … read more »

POSTED September 28, 2010 12:45PM IN FEATURES Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

Video Premiere: Chromeo Discuss “Don’t Walk Away” + F69 Vinyl Archeology

We were pretty impressed by Chromeo‘s attention to detail on their latest album, Business Casual—in our Studio Time video with them, they told us they were following the template made by Quincy Jones and Hall … read more »

POSTED September 27, 2010 5:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , , ,