Tagged: SL Jones

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Beat Construction: DJ Burn One

The producer is one of the most crucial yet anonymous figures in all of music. Every other week, with Beat Construction, an extension of our column in the magazine, we aim to illuminate the role … read more »

POSTED September 19, 2012 10:16AM IN Beat Construction Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Scotty f. Young Dro, Playboy Tre and SL Jones, “Too Cool (Remix)” MP3

Scotty‘s “Too Cool” was produced by Prolyfic and Soundtrakk, both of whom were involved with much of his recent tape The Jiffy Cornbread Experience. Young Dro has hopped on the “Too Cool” remix, perhaps signalling … read more »

POSTED August 15, 2012 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
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Tree f. SL Jones, “Stomp” MP3

No, it’s not a cover of Brothers Johnson’s classic, Quincy Jones-produced dancefloor monster “Stomp.” But it is also a great song. Built upon a minimal, kettle drum canvas, “Stomp” teeters forward with delicate, unsettling percussion. … read more »

POSTED July 12, 2012 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Video: SL Jones, “SLAB”

A highlight from SL Jones’ recent DJ Burn One-produced Paraphernalia mixtape, “SLAB” carries the live instrumental feel of classic southern hip-hop with a mechanized beat that gives it a tense urgency. Though born in Arkansas, … read more »

POSTED June 13, 2012 5:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,
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Download SL Jones’ Paraphernalia Mixtape

SL Jones’ new tape Paraphernalia, was produced by entirely by DJ Burn One. From beginning to end, it’s one of Burn One’s most impressive projects, measuring up to previous achievements like his great tape with … read more »

POSTED May 23, 2012 5:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,
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Video: SL Jones, “Dare” (Prod. by DJ Burn One)

Little Rock-raised SL Jones will release an album entirely produced by DJ Burn One, and “Dare” is the latest release from the project. Burn One has been on a roll: his relaxed, organic production has … read more »

POSTED April 23, 2012 2:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (5) TAGS: , ,
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SL Jones, “Wave Runner” (Prod. by DJ Burn One) MP3

SL Jones’ style is relaxed, but his voice is right out in front. In that sense, the rapper he compares with most readily is Starlito. Although they sound objectively nothing like each other, they both … read more »

POSTED February 13, 2012 5:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Download Deniro Farrar’s Album Destiny Altered

North Carolina’s Deniro Farrar has released his debut album Destiny Altered. In a much-deserved hat tip, he’s passing 100% of profits to the album’s producers, an impressively compiled upper tier group of cloudy, based Bandcamp-dominators—SKYWLKR, … read more »

POSTED February 3, 2012 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Video: SL Jones, “Actin Bad”

Everything is drenched in golden afternoon sunlight in SL Jones‘ Red Audio-directed video for “Actin Bad.” Standing against his classic Impala, Jones raps with his hands, grabbing at the air like it’s semisolid. The track, … read more »

POSTED February 2, 2012 1:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (7) TAGS: ,
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SL Jones, “Gas Station” (Prod. by Young L) MP3

Killer Mike‘s 2006 double-CD I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind was one of the best rap records that year, and album highlight “I’ma Shine” helped introduce the world to SL Jones. A member of Mike’s … read more »

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