College radio show and culture curator Stereo Assault have partnered with Blank Space on 2847 Cherokee St. St. Louis Mo, 63118, to present a seven night concert series this summer titled “7 Nights of Summer” (#7NOS). This show will feature national touring and local musicians. The concert series will start June 3rd, 2015 and end on August 25th, 2015. Each event doors will open at 8:00 p.m. and the show will start at 9:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through St. Louis event listing site Do314.com for a cheaper rate of $7.
St. Louis hip-hop fushion band iLLPHONiCS announced their new partnership with Kansas City record label The Record Machine, well-known for organizing KC’s annual Middle of the Map Fest. The announcement comes after an almost two year campaign of the band’s self-titled and best selling album. “We are excited about this opporunity to be working with the Kansas City based label The Record Machine. They share our vision and putting out excellent music and stay organic and true to self. We look forward to what the future holds and we plan on continuing to put out excellent music,” says lead vocalist and band frontman Larry “Fallout” Morris. Check out the video announcement of the signing below and their newly released single after the break.
Con & Michael Franco announce their collaborative project, she EP, with the release of their single, “Essentials.” Featuring a verse from Black Spade and additional vocals from TeresaJenee, “Essentials” finds Con balancing a relationship with the day-to-days of a young artist.
The Indyground crew is preparing to release their first compilation album of the entire crew on February 24th. To help promote the album, the IGE team set off on a 11 city tour starting in Kansas City on February 20 and ending March 7 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Check out the album tracklist and tour dates after the break.
Delmar Records will be presenting “The Kickstart”, a label showcase featuring performances from the entire roster of Delmar Records‘ artists: Tef Poe, T-Dubb-O, James K., Indiana Rome, and Legend Camp. The Kickstart will take place at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy on February 27.
Close friend to Stereo Assault, record producer DjsNeverEndingStory most recent release, The Harmony Epoch, tops the New Age charts on iTunes and Google Play Store. The Harmony Epoch features 1 hour of the perfect music for studying, meditation, a yoga session, workout, and to relax. If you haven’t had the chance to listen to the sampler, it’s below. Don’t forget to purchase it now on iTunes.
Frathouse Productions are fundraising money to send 100 local artists and musicians from St. Louis, Missouri, all expenses paid, to perform live at South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. Check out the Indiegogo campaign to learn more about the campaign.
The Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) is happy to announce its Founder, Adisa Banjoko will be releasing a new book detailing the connections between Hip-Hop, chess and martial arts entitled Chess is Jiu-Jitsu for the Mind. The book will also look at how chess and military strategy can be applied to art and business.
Upon announcing his upcoming tour with Kindness, Pell releases a new single called “Phantoms In Space.” Built around an approved sample of Tame Impala’s Mind Mischief, Staccs crafts the perfect beat for Pell’s flow. Check out the video after the break for the tour dates.