JUST THE MIXTAPES, HOLD EVERYTHING ELSE


STREAM NOODLE’S (GORILLAZ) NEW MIXTAPE

* FANGIRL SCREECH * That’s how Soundcloud user ‘Paradoxian Demon’ welcomed the drop of a new half-hour mixtape created by Noodle of Gorillaz. I gladly join in the canon... Read More »


5 CURRENT #MOOD MIXES

5 mixes to switch off the madness outside and switch on the light inside. Current #mood : #calmdown #lowkeyagressive #realblackish #holdme #glowedup Read More »

FIVE MIXES FOR FRIDAY

Looking for a longer listen? We got five on it. Feat. TLOP (chopped), Stranger Things, Blackest Ever Black, Beyond the Wizards Sleeve and Tobacco. Read More »

DOWNLOAD ARCA – Entrañas

Entrañas is dark, murky, fascinating. Creeping flesh and bruises. Read More »

HERE’S 10 GREAT SAMPLE MIXES

You know what soothes me every time? A casually, perfectly executed sample mix. Read More »

2016 TRIBUTE MIXES for Phife Dawg, Prince, David Bowie

Here to remind us all about the joy of being alive: a foursome of tribute mixes full of classics plucked from the #RIP2016 stream that's been flooding our days. Read More »

5 MIXES FOR THE WEEKEND feat. House Shoes, J Dilla, The Lizzies, J. Rocc, Mobb deep, A Cut Above, Soulwax

Since you can’t stream ‘The Life of Pablo’ 48 hours in a row (no matter how many new tracks and versions Kanye keeps siphoning into your feed), here’s a... Read More »


LOOK BACK AT IT – LISTEN TO THE KNOTORYUS 2015 MUSIC MIX

Now that we've rubbed the gunk out of your eye sockets after our hyper-short hibernation, we're ready to stare 2016 straight in the face. But not before making a... Read More »

LISTEN TO KANYE WEST FT PAUL MCCARTNEY : “ONLY ONE”

Kanye West just dropped a new song featuring Paul McCartney and the lyrics are written from his late mom’s -Dr. Donda West who passed away in 2007-   perspective.

Kanye West also... Read More »


MAD DECENT CHRISTMAS MIXTAPE: A VERY DECENT CHRISTMAS

Let the festivities commence: Diplo dropped the Mad Decent Chritsmas Mixtape 2014, like the well-oiled rumpus of an overzealous trap elf.

Fa-la-la-la-la (la la la la la).

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LISTEN TO THE SHOWSTUDIO ‘KALI’ FASHION MIX

(Image by Slim Aarons)

If you’re not following the excellent Showstudio ‘Fashion’ mix series yet, you’ll… Well, let’s be honest, you’ll be allright. Let’s not set another ‘I need this,... Read More »


TEN SPOT: NY NY

Most of these songs we overheard on our recent trip to New York City: in Dover Street Market NYC, Opening Ceremony NYC, Stumptown Coffee, Alife, Generation Records Supreme, VFiles, Ace... Read More »

YASS BISH ALL OVER THIS – DONNIE : “BRAKKA VAN BALMAIN” (VIDEO)

I know it’s in Dutch, but I simply can’t with this “Brakka Van Balmain” video Amsterdam-grown artist FKA Young Kermit, Donnie just dropped.

Getting your hair brushed, sipping from Versace... Read More »


FRUITY BALONEY SANDWICH MIXTAPE

The monthly KNOTORYUS Spotify mixtape feat. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, FKA Twigs, AB-Soul, The Rolling Stones, Aphex Twin, Jamie XX, Baths, Trash Talk, The Beach Boys, How To Dress Well,... Read More »

VOILA: DOWNLOAD THE NEW DEATH GRIPS : “THE POWERS THAT B” disc 1

A message from Death Grips:

this is “niggas on the moon”, featuring björk on all 8 tracks. it is the first installment of our new double album, “the powers that... Read More »


THE VERGE

“He had the sense not so much of walking on the sidewalk as he was moving through the universe”

(From ‘Tai Pei’ by Tao Lin.)

A new mixtape/life soundtrack feat. the... Read More »


THIS IS BELGIUM by NOSEDRIP

On the 25th of April The Word Magazine will be releasing a special ‘This Is Belgium’ book ‘part uselful guide, part passionate loveletter’. To tease and tantalize the masses,... Read More »


BRUISED KNEES (WARRIOR MODE)

This month, we’ve been mostly marching through a landscape dotted with personal victories, keynote marathons, timeline-triggered grief, real love, professional compliments, toothaches, creeping deadlines, administrative purgatory passages and open... Read More »


MYSELF WHEN I AM REAL

A new playlist featuring lots of Charles Mingus, Damon Albarn, These New Puritans, Daniel Avery, Beck, The War on Drugs, Kronos Quartet, Baths, Mogwai and Tim Vanhamel. Read More »

REVELATIONS (first movement)

First playlist of the year: 'Revelations (first movement)'. Don't climb inside old freezers in the junkyard, don't put your nephew in the microwave, don't try to swim to... Read More »

3 GREAT FREE MUSIC DOWNLOADS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED BECAUSE OF BEYONCE

The Christmas-coming of Beyzus wiped out just about anything else on the internet for days. But just because Beyoncé took a page from the Death Grips anti-marketing playbook, that... Read More »


‘DOGGYSTYLE’ TURNS 20: SNOOP DOGG MIXES ‘THE MUSIC THAT INSPIRED DOGGYSTYLE’

 

‘Doggystyle’ is, 20 years after its release, still a must-have for any music collection. It has aged remarkably well. Tribute mixes were to be expected. But not this. This... Read More »


MIXTAPE MONDAY SPECIAL: DJ SCREW

DJ Screw died of a codeine overdose on November 16, 13 years ago. This is the man who pioneered the 'chopped 'n screwed' slowed down version of hiphop.... Read More »

DOWNLOAD THE NEW DEATH GRIPS ALBUM ‘GOVERNMENT PLATES’ IN FULL AND FOR FREE

Yassss!!!! Out of the blue, or better: out of complete darkness Death Grips has uploaded their new album ‘Government Plates’ to Soundcloud. Free for download and streaming. Anyone who... Read More »


MIXTAPE MONDAY: AFRICA SPECIAL

MIXTAPE MONDAY: AFRICA SPECIAL feat. Spoek Mathambo, Little Dragon & BLK JKS Read More »

HERE COMES THE DRONE

Daniel Avery recorded his debut album is ‘Drone Logic’ in an industrial site overlooking London’s harbour. He doesn’t consider himsef anything else than a DJ, but his first album... Read More »


TEN SPOT (MIXTAPE): OVERTONES

Mixtape feat. Johnny Greenwood, Drake, Oneoftrix Point Never, Pusha T, Ab Liva, Aukso Orchestra, Prince, Earl Sweatshirt & GZA and Motorpsycho. Read More »

YOU TOTALLY DESERVE THIS: THE KURT VILE ‘KV’ MIXTAPE

Put on this Kurt Vile mixtape. He made it for his friends. Now he's sharing it with you. The rest can wait. Read More »

FREE DOWNLOAD OF THE EXCLUSIVE CLAMS CASINO TRACK FOR GRAND THEFT AUTO V

The awesome Flying Lotus has a radio station on GTA V and Clams Casino (also awesome) has an exclusive track on it. Download that track for free right now.... Read More »

5 NEW TRACKS I’M LISTENING TO A LOT

Five streams and downloads that have been inside my head a lot while I’m working on them thangs.

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LISTEN TO JAMES LAVELLE’S CLASSIC MO’ WAX URBAN ARCHEOLOGY MIX

Whoa. This mix opens up a whole storage room full of shiny little nineties nuggets in the back of my mind. Read More »

EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. DIIV for YSL, Stromae, Chance the Rapper, Hannelore Knuts, Woody Allen, etc.

Zacharay Smith, lead shoe gazer of DIIV (who used to be Dive), is the latest addition the Hedi Slimane campaign roster. DIIV is one of those bands most people... Read More »


LISTEN TO DIPLO’S 98-TRACK “ENDLESS SUMMER PLAYLIST”

Mr. Wes Pentz and his pecs have put together a massive soundcloud playlist for summer. Easy, now.

(Diplo Polaroids by Ouni / A Polaroid Story)

Diplo Endless Summer Tracklist

Blood Diamonds, “Phone... Read More »


TAME IMPALA MIX: ISLAND GETAWAY

After landing firmly into just about every top ten list of ‘best albums of the year’, there’s really nothing left to do but throw some smooth tracks together in... Read More »


HANDLE MY PROBLEMS LIKE A HARLEM GLOBE TROTTER (OFF MY KNEE, THROUGH THE NET)

Chuck Inglish, you know, from The Cool Kids, donated his new 'Droptops' EP to the Internet for free. My neck injury healed just in time for me to nod... Read More »

A SCUZZBUCKET FULL OF WONDER: GARAGE SWIM MIXTAPE free download feat. Black Lips, Mikal Cronin, King Khan, Mikal Cronin, etc.

ult Swim just released the full version of their mixtape Garage Swim and it's a jangly and filthy scuzzbucket full of wonder and basically my favourite thing right now Read More »

UNOFFICIAL JAI PAUL LEAKED DEMOS

So, OK…

we are not in the habit of posting leaks and unofficial uploads. But this

Jai Paul

bandcamp link has been up for a full day, and although there has been... Read More »


5 GIRLS

5 girls to pay attention to: Savages, Anika, Thought Forms, Hella Better Dancer, Marnie Stern Read More »

28:28

Today the inside of my cranium resembles a darkened room where I need to keep the shiny ball spinning. An excellent day to turn to the absolutely filthy beatselection... Read More »


DOWNLOAD AraabMUZIK FOR PROFESSIONAL USE ONLY MIXTAPE

I took the liberty of interpreting ‘for professional use only’ as: ‘blast this on high volume in the office building since I’m the only one here on a Sunday’.... Read More »


DOWNLOAD LE1F FLY ZONE MIXTAPE

It's drop day! "Oolala, Mazeltov, what can I say?" Le1f takes the lead in New York club rap with his own particular brand of gusto and guffow-inducing lyrics on the... Read More »

DON QUIXOTE, SUSPENDED

So instead of scratching the surface with the weekly mixtapes, from now on I'm digging deeper and serving up a video related to all tracks on the mixtape. If... Read More »

JOHNNY JEWEL – BLACK & WHITE – A MIX FOR AUTUMN

 

Chromatics’ Johnny Jewel just posted the perfect soundtrack to the soggy excuse for snow that’s halfheartedly sloshing against my window right now.

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TEN SPOT SPECIAL: RUNWAY MUSIC SPRING / SUMMER 2013

The weekly KNOTORYUS mixtape: ten songs on Spotify, mostly themed. This week: ten songs used on runways for spring / summer 2013 feat. Vivaldi recomposed by Max Richter, the... Read More »


TEN SPOT: HAND COVERS BRUISE

The weekly KNOTORYUS mixtape: ten songs on Spotify, mostly themed. This week: HAND COVERS BRUISE.

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EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat Captain Murphy, Miguel, Bernard Wilhelm, Le1f and Larry Clark

A stream of imagery, some NSFW, to start the kind of trouble you could taste, baby.

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TEN SPOT: IT AIN’T EASY

The weekly KNOTORYUS mixtape:

ten songs on Spotify, mostly themed.

This week:

IT AIN’T EASY feat. David Bowie, Max Richter, William Burroughs, Bill Callahan, Throbbing Gristle, Bill Hicks, Isao Tomita, Menahan Street... Read More »


EARCANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Big Boi, A$ap Rocky, Mykki Blanco, Le1f & Health

 

Listenin’ for the sippenin’ trippenin’ & tippenin’. Read More »

TEN SPOT: FEELIN’ GROOVY

The weekly KNOTORYUS Spotify Mixtape: Ten songs, mostly themed. This week: feelin’ groovy featuring Kendrick Lamar, Simon & Garfunkel, Youth Lagoon, Bill Hicks, Blood Orange, Kanye West and more.

Image... Read More »


CHARLI XCX SUPER ULTRA MIXTAPE

While Charli XCX is finishing one of the most eagerly awaited debut albums of 2012/2013, we can warm ourselves to this dreamy little audio appetiser called ‘super ultra’, including... Read More »


TEN SPOT: TAKE ME TO THE BALL

The weekly KNOTORYUS mixtape: ten songs on Spotify, mostly themed. This week: take me to the New York ball feat. Diana Ross, Jack & Jill, Malcolm McLaren, Azaelia Banks,... Read More »

EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Chromatics, Gert Jochems, Chanel, Brooke Candy, Pig Destroyer, Sonic Youth in 1987, etc.

Back to the origins of Eyecandy Smörgasbord: no themes, just stuff that got stuck to my eyeballs.

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TEN SPOT: YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL (AFRAID)

The weekly Spotify mixtape: ten songs, mostly themed. This week: a Halloween special feat. Laurel Halo, George Crumb, LA Vampires & Zola Jesus, Nico and more. Read More »

TEN SPOT: NIGHT DRIVING

The second mixtape in the TEN SPOT series: ten songs on Spotify, mostly themed.

This episode: songs for driving in the dark.

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TEN SPOT: THE PLEDGE

TEN SPOT

will be a new series of posts: playlists of ten songs, mostly themed, on Spotify. Here’s the first one featuring Verdi, Jay Electronica, Shlohmo, W.H. Auden, The Band,... Read More »


EARCANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. How to Dress Well, Johnny Jewel, Beck, Tinez

Hours and hours of sounds to accompany you on the miles you have to go before you sleep.

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EARCANDY SMÖRGASBORD: STOP MAKING SENSE SPECIAL feat. Propr Boyz, 2 Chainz, Kanye West, G-Dragon, Orbital feat. Lee Scratch Perry, etc.

Attention. Trend report 2013. Learn Korean choruses. Sing about doodoo. Ride around with plastic titties on your BMX. In short: Stop. Making. Sense. Read More »

SULLY UP ON THE DOWNLOAD: THE AZEALIA BANKS FANTASEA MIXTAPE

The beats are dirty. The lyrics are filthy. You should download this now and sully up for the weekend. Read More »

STREAM FRANK OCEAN’S CHANNEL ORANGE (ENTIRE ALBUM) + WATCH HIM ON JIMMY FALLON (VIDEO)

Game-changer Frank Ocean dropped the digital version “Channel Orange” one week before its store release…

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FREE DOWNLOAD : CHILDISH GAMBINO “ROYALTY” MIXTAPE

This has been some music month, maang! It started with seeing The Throne live, then The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky and now Childish Gambino…

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LU$H L¥F€

Leave your $tress behind in favour of some existential trappin', rappin' and ponderin' life, swaying in the sound-built hammock that is the LU$H L¥F€ Mixtape by Captain Franco.... Read More »

SIGNS

A week ago, as I arrived in an empty office and put on my headphones, three swallows dipped past my window. They weren't the first I had seen this... Read More »

CLAMS CASINO à volonté

Clams Casino is probably on of the hottest producer of the moment, launching A$SAP ROCKY into the hip hop stratosphere and saving Lana Del Rey from the brink of... Read More »

EARCANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Jai Paul, Light Asylum, Danny Brown, Ab-Soul, Bei Maejor, A$AP ROCKY etc.

A new companion to the Eyecandy Smörgasbords to give you guys an idea of what the KNOTORYUS offices sound like. Read More »

NEW MAJOR LAZER: ‘GET FREE’ feat. Amber (of Dirty Projectors) Free Download + Video

Major Lazer dropped the new track 'Get Free' for uhm... free, including a B-side remix. You should get this. It'll put a smile on your face. Read More »

JUSTICE ANNIE MAC MINIMIX

Justice made a rifftastic mini-mix for BBC's Annie Mac: a five minute name-that-tune geekfest, no doubt inspired by uncle David & uncle Stephen from Soulwax. Read More »

LIKE A STRANGER IN SOME SNOWY, COLD CITY

"Hey man." "Hey Michael, wassup?" "Not much. Chilling with my loafers in the snow, you know?" Read More »

The NOTORIOUS B.I.G. vs KAVINSKY vs TRANSFORMERS

Talk Hard sent me this seamless blend of Kavinsky and B.I.G. called 'Nightcalling Big Poppa' at the exact moment when I pressed play for the Diplo Mad Decent Transformers... Read More »

MILD AND CLEAR, SMUDGED WITH DARKNESS

The best Shlohmo tracks are made in moonless absences you have never heard of. And although this new one called "Wen Uuu" is mild and clear, it is still... Read More »

RUNWAY SOUNDTRACK: MARC JACOBS SPRING SUMMER 2012

Marc Jacobs' SS 12 soundtrack was heavy on the Philip Glass, with a highbrow-broadway--play-like catwalk and models posed on wooden chairs. No matter what people thought about the... Read More »

MIXTAPE OF LUNACY

“Let everything happen to you. Beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final.” -Rainer Maria Rilke Let's start the day with some heart-stopping beauty and terror by this... Read More »

THIS IS A NEW STYLE OF MUSIC: THE RADIO SOULWAX NEW BEAT MIX

Radio Soulwax is releasing it's New Beat app mix tomorrow, but NME has the exclusive mix up already. I wish you could see D's dance moves when the first... Read More »

LET ME SING YOU MY DRUNK SONG: TERIUS ‘THE DREAM’ NASH

"Long Gone", a shameless belter from "1997", the free 'internet album' by Terius 'The Dream' Nash gets the video treatment. It's mostly black and white posing with some... Read More »

RUNWAY SOUNDTRACK: JIL SANDER F/W 2011-2012

The Raf Simons for Jil Sander RTW collection left no doubt: if it ain’t fit to ski in, it ain’t fit to survive Fall-Winter 2011-2012. And although the music... Read More »


DRANKENSTEIN 2: WHO RUNNIN’?

How did you spend your year since the first Drankenstein mix gave some of the dirtiest, southest rappers of all time a purple nurple they would never forget? I... Read More »

THE WEEKND NEW MIXTAPE ‘THURSDAY’

It's the second official The Weeknd mixtape called 'Thursday', you guys. So now Thursday isn't just the new Saturday anymore. It's also the new edge of 21st century music.... Read More »

GHOSTFUNK: GHOSTFACE KILLAH AFRICAN FUNK MIXTAPE

If you don’t think Ghostface is one the greatest MC’s of all time, I will fight you.

Ghostface Killah is the Vladimir Nabokov of rap. Who else writes lyrics like... Read More »


LIL’ WAYNE – SORRY 4 THE WAIT – THA CARTER IV PREQUEL MIXTAPE

Just when you thought official Lil' Tunafish mixtapes were about to be extinct: here's the bait for Tha Carter iv. Say what you will, when Wayne gets to cruise... Read More »

BLK JKS MIXTAPE: THE SOUND OF JOHANNESBURG

The 'the sound of Johannesburg' mixtape, a BLKJKSSNDSYSTM collaboration with Domus Magazine and Athi-Patra Ruga, is a real treat for anyone who likes to step off the beaten hype... Read More »

WATCH THE THRONE – JAY-Z & KANYE WEST : ARTWORK PREVIEW + PRE-ORDER

UPDATE!! TRACKLISTING + Important fan information about release date.

I don’t want to say : Release this shit already.

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CRATE FINDS: CLAUDINE LONGET – JEALOUS GUY / DON’T LET ME DOWN (MEDLEY)

There are certain things my family has to live with. One of those things that I imagine are included in the 'or for worse' clause of our (as yet... Read More »

THE VERY BEST: FACT MIX

A no-nonsense full-on party mix for sweat-soaked summer nights. You barely need to move your finger to download, so I suggest you do just that. Read More »

SEBASTIAN – LOVE IN MOTION feat. MAYER HAWTHORNE + BONUS: KISSY SELLOUT MIX

Ed Banger's bad boy SebastiAn is set to release a mammoth full-length debut, years and years in the making, featuring the likes of Justice, M.I.A. and Mayer Hawthorne, who... Read More »

THE VERY BEST – SUPER MOM – MIXTAPE

"The Very Best" with Easau Mwamwaya is essential download material. Their previous mixtape clocked more than a million downloads already. Feat. music from Kanye West, Billy Idol, LCD Soundsystem, Kate... Read More »

WHIP IT, BLEED IT, CAUSE IT PAIN

Death Grips "Exmilitary" is the gritty flipside of The Weeknd's "House of Balloons": balls to the wall, groundbreaking, no compromise hip hop of the future. Read More »

BLACK LIPS – MODERN ART

So Arabia Mountain, produced by Mark Ronson, might to launch The Black Lips into mega-selling orbit. Wonder what they'll do with the money. I'm expetcting Michael Jackson-esque shopping sprees... Read More »

BLAQSTARR : THE MIXTAPES

Yes, two of them. First, the official mixtape feat. M.I.A and Diplo and everyone else that'll make your hipster glands swell to dangerously large proportions. Second, the official prequel... Read More »

THE LONGEST TEXT MESSAGE (WHO’S IN LOVE WITH YOU NOW)

If you don't know about Mr. Gambino, you're late. I mean, Wikipedia says he has 6 aliases already (Cheezy, Bambino X, Bam-B, Sir Durton Cloud 9, Ms. Long-Lady Stanhope,... Read More »

GIVE ME ALL OF IT. I NEED ALL OF IT FOR MYSELF.

House of Balloons is my favourite mixtape of 2011 so far. It's actually a free, complete, unmissable album.Can't deny that artwork, either. Even their website is on point. Read More »

FEAR OF GOD: THE PUSHA T MIXTAPE

Damn you Pusha T. I was just about ready to get to bed, tired as hell, my mind already playing possum. Then you drop your mixtape and you damn... Read More »

M.I.A. ADDS CHA-CHA-CHA TO YOUR BOURGEOIS OOMPAH-PAH

It's fun. It's got a great beat, a chorus that goes like 'ho-oh-oh-ooh-ooh" (a 'sample' of New Kid's On The Block "The Right Stuff") and it rhymes 'faux pas'... Read More »

R. KELLY INTERVIEW BY WILL OLDHAM

Alright, this is probably the best R. Kelly interview ever. I am thoroughly amazed by Will Oldham's interviewing skillz. + You cannot make this shit up. (Bonus: five! hours of R. Kelly... Read More »

RYE RYE – RYEot powRR MIXTAPE

The Rye Rye gig in Belgium last summer was one of the best things I'd seen all year. Her much-delayed RYEot powRR Mixtape is finally out, announcing the debut... Read More »

CRATE FINDS: CRUISIN’

Smokey Robinson's original "Cruising", transfered directly from vinyl. Read More »

ERRRBODY TO THE DANCEFLOOR

It's Gucci Time! Mad Decent drops a second instalment of the Free Gucci Mix Project with nuttin' but British remixers and guest MC's. Some fingerfacetattoolicking' good stuff here. Buuurrrrand new! Read More »

L.A. FINDS: MY PYRAMID-SHAPED RAINBOW VINYL

Let's see what we can... *folds* Whoa! A genuine rainbow pyramid vinyl. Read More »

PEOPLE WANT SU-GAAAAAAAAR

I've never heard of Kid Fresh before, but anyone who puts Slayer on a mixtape with Rihanna and Lil' Wayne and gets away with it is allright in my... Read More »

L.A. FINDS: BLACK FLAG

Now that we're back from L.A. L.A. Land and almost fully decompressed, I'll start the new year by sharing some of the stuff I've picked up along the way.... Read More »

ATLAS SOUND BEDROOM DATABANK VOL. 1-4

I am now high-fiving Bradford Cox across the internet. Read More »

CATWALK SOUNDTRACKS – MARC JACOBS SPRING-SUMMER 2011

Next summer, Marc Jacobs will have you break out the big floppy straw hats, electric 70's orange flowing garbs and huge flower-like belts, buttons and chokers. Combine this with... Read More »

ANDRE BENJAMIN IS…

Andre 3 stacks is one of the greatest MC's of all time/ coolest motherf*ckers on the planet. Not much else to be said about that. While we're holding our... Read More »

THERE WILL BE NO DARKNESS TONIGHT

Yesterday was Michael Joseph Jackson's birthday. A moment of silence is not the right way to remember him. This mixtape by J.Period seems a bit more appropriate. Read More »

KANYE WEST “POWER” REMIX feat. JAY-Z

Hova does the power clap and drops a verse on Swizzee's beats. It's whatch'all been waitin' for ain't it? Read More »

MALUCA – CHINA FOOD MIXTAPE

Yes! The perfect surprise drop to start the weekend. Dominican beats, Street Fighter samples and Prince Zimboo in full effect. Get it before Lady Gaga steals it. Read More »

CATWALK SOUNDTRACK: AUTUMN/WINTER 2010 – 2011 MIXTAPE

Download a huuuuge two-hour mixtape of the best songs used on the runways of Milan, Paris, London and New York during the AW 2010 fashion week. Read More »

CRYING AT THE PIANO WITH THE GIRLS

Judging by the new video for ‘Hologram’, practice sessions at the These New New Puritans HQ are an intense affair. Two girls, playing at a piano, grimacing and crying... Read More »


LISTEN TO DAFT PUNK: TRON SOUNDTRACK (OFFICIAL PREVIEW)

Here it is: 6 track snippets off of the Daft Punk soundtack to the new Tron movie. It doesn't sound like the new Daft Punk bangers everyone is waiting... Read More »

LISTEN TO PALMBOMEN

Dutch band 'Palmbomen' released an EP that will be classified as 'chillwave' by your local snobby record dealer: muted synths, lo-fi vocals and a chill vibe. Think Human League,... Read More »

TWO NEW DEERHUNTER SONGS YOU PROBABLY DON’T DESERVE TO DOWNLOAD

Deerhunter just gave away two new songs as a present to their fans: "Revival" (the new single off of the soon to be released album Halcyon Digest) and B-side... Read More »

LISTEN TO KEBAB

Brooklyn label SoftSpot has just released "We Live in a System" by the short-lived Belgian band Kebab. You can have the cult classic 'Life, it's a joke' for free.... Read More »

PERKS AND MINI ‘WEIRD HOUSE’ MIXTAPE

Just about everything P.A.M. send out into the world is worth the DL/buy in my book. I want the 'bad acid' bag pictured above, but I'll settle for the... Read More »

NEW MAJOR LAZER MIXTAPE feat. LA ROUX

Didn’t see this one coming. A brand new Major Lazer Mixtape for La Roux called ‘Lazerproof’.

Quote Mad Decent:

“The Major Lazer braintrust (Diplo & Switch) put this mixtape together... Read More »


ARIEL PINK FACT MIX

There are certain posts on KNOTORYUS.com that get Google’s long tail wagging, setting off wave after wave of visitors for months on end. Ariel Pink posts are not like... Read More »


SIA – “CLAP YOUR HANDS” (DIPLO REMIX)

Mr. Diplodocus adds actual handclaps, dubstep darkness and a Baltimore beat to Sia’s “Clap Your Hands”, transforming it to a bubbly, slow and bouncy track.

Much better than the original,... Read More »


THEOPHILUS LONDON: ‘I WANT YOU’ (MIXTAPE)

The wait is over. The most stylish MC of the moment has dropped his new Mixtape: ‘I Want You’.

You know what to do.

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DRANKENSTEIN BRINGS TRANCE TO THE DIRTY SOUTH

I should hate this. But I don’t. Somehow, mixing huge club synths with MC’s who rhyme  ‘KKK’ with ‘Chardonnay’ is purrrrfect for summer. Put your shades on to... Read More »


SUMMER MORNING MIXTAPE

Heaven Can Wait Mixtape Vol. III by Games

I can try to describe the sound of this Mixtape by listing balearic references or explaining how eighties pop songs are... Read More »


DAS AMAZING, DAS OFFENSIVE

Das amazing

Das spaceship

Das space shit

Das offensive

Das Racist

http://www.knotoryus.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/april/YOK_Das_Racist.mp3

Das Racist ‘You Oughta Know’

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FORGETTING THE STRANGE AND THE HARD

Bonnie Prince Billy can do anything. He can conjure up pure beauty while he's wearing green crocs. You can download the proof of his magic powers Mp3-format by... Read More »

DOWNLOAD NEW MGMT: “FLASH DELIRIUM”

The new David Bowie Beatles Beach Boys MGMT single ‘Flash Delirium’ is up for free download at the MGMT site. Click the image to go there.

Other tracks from ‘Congratulations’... Read More »


XV IS ABOUT TO LIFT THE GAME

A word of advice to rappers trying to make it to the next level of hype on the net: don’t use a roman numeral for a name. Seriously, how... Read More »


CHILLY GONZALES – PIANIST ENVY MIXTAPE

How good is THIS?

No, seriously. If you download only one thing this week: let this be it.

Gonzales, now (officially) called Chilly Gonzales, has released a mixtape with piano interpretations... Read More »


CATWALK SOUNDTRACK: GARETH PUGH SPRING/SUMMER 2010

Gareth Pugh’s vision of summer looks like the kind of garbs a friendly, advanced society would wear in an RPG game. He literally went from seeing everything in black... Read More »


HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA: a MIXTAPE hosted by KID CUDI

Kid Cudi was still working in the NYC Bape shop when he met Ian Edelman, the man behind ‘Entourage’. Ian was putting the finishing touches to his new project:... Read More »


MONDAY MORNING MIXTAPE BLEND: THE DILLS

Start the weekend with a smooth, high qualiy blend: The Dills, a collection of unreleased Dilla blends by Terry Urban.

It was J Dilla‘s birthday this weekend. I can’t pretend... Read More »


THE BOOK OF LOVE IS LONG AND BORING

You might not know this, but when I’m not kicking ass in the morning and taking names in the evening, I like to stare out the window at noon.... Read More »


D’ANGELO – 1000 DEATHS

A bit later than expected. But it seems like D’Angelo is about ready.

Who cares what he looks like? I just want him to come back…

Listen after the jump…

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CATWALK SOUNDTRACK: YVES SAINT LAURENT S/S 2010

As the world is losing their shit over Fall/Winter 2010 and Bryanboy sitting next to Anna Wintour and the ‘take-over’ of fashion bloggers, maybe you need some soothing sounds... Read More »


(UPDATE) NOT JUSTICE: THE BEGINNING OF THE END

If you thought the internet was feeling a bit cramped today, you were right. Right now, millions of hipsters, bloggers and twitterati are spewing their opinion about the surprise... Read More »


DIPLO PRESENTS: FREE GUCCI (best of the cold war mixtapes)

Quote Mad Decent: "It’s here… IT’S HERE! If you’ve been living under a rock or in the jungle with no internet, let me fill you in… Diplo rounded up some... Read More »

2MANY DJ’S THREE HOUR LIVE SET WITH LCD SOUNDSYSTEM

It's those f*ckin' Dewaele brothers again, teaming up with LCD Soundsystem for a three-hour take-over of Triple J Radio. Download the Mp3 here. Read More »

JINGLE BOOTY CLAP

Ding Dong. Christmas is here. DJ Sega ups the tempo for a new version of the Jingle Bells classic and Prince Zimboo threatens to chop any man that comes... Read More »

NEW PORTISHEAD ‘CHASE THE TEAR’ VIDEO + MP3 FOR AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

Portishead backs the Amnesty International cause by releasing a brand new track called 'Chase the Tear', which can be downloaded via the Amnesty International site. You already know my thoughts... Read More »

Watagatapitusberry e Tigeraso. Que?

Attention marketing people. Your trend forecast for today includes: dancing in your underwear with a shower cap on, wearing gold beer cans as rollers, Dominicans and Spanish language in... Read More »

LUPE FIASCO – ENEMY OF THE STATE: A LOVE STORY – MIXTAPE

Mr. Lupe originally dropped this Mixtape 'cassette style', which means it was one long mp3, but I prefer the 'chopped' version with separate tracks. I haven't listened all the... Read More »

CAN’T WATCH. HAVE TO WATCH. (BONUS RE-UP: SOULWAX ESSENTIAL HOT MIX)

It's 8-bit ultraviolence with strippers, money shots, blood guts and a whole lot of poo. Like a car crash with a truck full of porn stars. Can't watch. Have... Read More »

INSPIRED BY: RAF

I've been working on a new project. Can't talk too much about it right now. What I can do is share some of the stuff that's inspiring me along... Read More »

EINE KLEINE NACHTMIXTAPE

Mixtapes by Lindstrom (feat. ABBA and Black Sabbath) and the XX (feat. the XX bootlegs, Four Tet, Skream, Burial and the XX edits) Read More »

DOWNLOAD: JUSTICE MINI-MIX FOR ANNIE MAC (BBC – 11/13/2009)

A mix by Justice? In 2009? Really? Yes! Well, kind of. Annie Mac re-broadcast an old mix from when Justice mixes were still a big thing, see? Read More »

NEW LIL’ WAYNE MIXTAPE: NO CEILINGS

The new Lil' Wayne wasn't supposed to drop until this weekend, but there you go. Some people are sayin' there's going to be 8 extra tracks leaked later this... Read More »

CATWALK SOUNDTRACK: MIU MIU SPRING/SUMMER (WOMEN)

Miuccia covers her clothes in cute kitties and naïve nudes. (Please insert your own Miu Miu - Miauw Miauw joke here.) David Bowie adds the mystery, mixed by Frederic... Read More »

CARL SAGAN FT. STEPHEN HAWKING: “A GLORIOUS DAWN” (COSMOS REMIX)

"If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch You must first invent the universe." Read More »

CATWALK SOUNDTRACK: MARC JACOBS SPRING 2010

Marc said he's just 'really into pretty clothes right now'. Which is fair enough. But wearing your underwear on the outside is only OK if you can combine it... Read More »

KID CUDI ALBUM SAMPLER + PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS LIVE ON LETTERMAN

Click to listen to an album sampler of 'Man on the Moon - The End of Days' after the jump and watch the Letterman performance of his newest single... Read More »

ZERO GRAVITY DISCO

The newest instalment of WMIG is sent to you from the outer frontiers of cosmic disco. Read More »

HERE BE MIXES

Instead of bitching about working late every single day this week, I thought I'd share some of the mixes and mixtapes I've got on my headphones. Read More »

NEW LIGHTNING BOLT (HAS ACTUAL SINGING AND RIFFS)

Wakey wakey. New Lightning Bolt! Their new album, "Earthly Delights", 5 years in the making, will finally be released in October. The first single off of this mythical beast is called... Read More »

BREAKBOT MIXTAPE FOR BBC

French machine Breakbot did a 15-minute mix for the BBC.

It’s awesome.

http://www.knotoryus.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/aug/Breakbot.mp3

Download link,  tracklist and all the tracks (sort of) separately after le jump.

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MUSIC TO WATCH WAVES GO BY

If I had a time machine next to the water cooler, I'd nip out to a quiet beach in Ibiza circa 1978 with D and take this mix... Read More »

DOWNLOAD: MAJOR LAZER – KEEP WATCH MIX VOL. X (MISHKA)

Dudes from Mishka are on point. Their always awesome Keep Watch mix series continues with a new Major Lazer mix and a T-shirt to match. A bit harder and dubsteppy... Read More »

NEET: DOWNLOAD NEW RYE RYE “ROCK OFF/SHAKE OFF” M.I.A. REMIX

NEET just launched their official homepage with an exclusive M.I.A. remix of Rye Rye's track "Rock Off/Shake Off". There's even a free MP3 of the track. Now isn't that... Read More »

DOWNLOAD JAY-Z “23” MIXTAPE: THE MICHAEL JORDAN OF RECORDIN’

To tie you over until the new Blueprint drops, here's a new Hova mixtape with all of his recent exploits (singles, remixes, freestyles...) and a small 'best of' of... Read More »

2MANY DJ’S LIVE AT ROCK WERCHTER 2009

Hey boys Hey girls It's 2ManyDJ's. Live at Rock Werchter 2009.(Full hour, not the 20 minute version circulating earlier...) Download and tracklist. Read More »

A FINAL GOODBYE TO MICHAEL JACKSON

KNOTORYUS is in mourning today.

We are fans.

To tell you the truth, we’re a bit stumped. It feels like such a loss.

Our favourite vids and tracks + what I find... Read More »


OH I THINK WE LIKE IT

Attention European radio DJ’s: it’s pronounced ‘Vee-lee’.

http://www.knotoryus.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/june/Motorsports.mp3

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LATE OF THE PIER SAYS: DON’T WORRY, BE HAPPY, HERE’S A FREE MIXTAPE

Last weekend, Late of the Pier played a DJ-set in London. To prove to the whole wide world that they actually own several records, they uploaded a full mix... Read More »


CATWALK SOUNDTRACKS: MISSONI WOMEN FALL/WINTER 2009 – 2010

Bit of an old skool runway playlist for the woolliest collection this year.

Tracklist after the jump.

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CATWALK SOUNDTRACKS: PRADA WOMEN SS 09, PRADA MEN SS09 AND PRADA FW 09-10

Classic fun, rubber neckin’ and post-apocalyptic techno.

Tracklists and a little extra (Miu Miu FW09 soundtrack) after the jump.

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AND IF YOU DON’T KNOW NOW YOU KNOW

Nothin’ new, nothin’ new. But if you haven’t been schooled on DJ Parler’s Samplology mixes: now is the time to make good.

Dude has amazing mixes of Isaac Hayes, Kanye... Read More »


MIXTAPE: KANYE WEST – AIR YEEZY

Dropped a few days ago, thought I’d share.

One new (exclusive) track and a fly overview of Mr. West’s latest efforts and unreleased versions of some of the hits you’ve... Read More »


GHETTO PHONE SEX WITH SANTIGOLD

It’s sunny out and the deadlines are melting. So this is just a quick stop-off to post a summery hot blend of Cham/SantiGold/Busy Signal phone sex-themed ditties.

Tracklist after the... Read More »


DOWNLOAD: 2 MANY DJ’S LIVE @ BLOWPOP

 

BBC Radio 1 had a big weekend with a 6-hour show in which lots of favourites from the past ‘essential mix’ series performed their mix live in front of... Read More »


ON THE GRIND

Intelligentsia coffee wants to make Stones Throw coffee blends, but only if there’s enough positive response from you, the loving public.

Please nuke their mailbox.

(P.S: Follow us after the jump... Read More »


BLOOD ON THE CHEF’S APRON

Raekwon the Chef totally delivers on the Cuban Linx II mixtape: “Blood on the chef’s apron”. Wu bangers back to front.

Seems the clan is shaping up for a good... Read More »


THE WIZARD OF IZ

The Izza Kizza marketing plan is unfolding nicely. First there was the 2008 tease, then the rainbow-coloured, 8-bit vid, and now the ‘official’ (you can tell it’s official ‘cuz... Read More »


PARRA SOUNDSYTEM – THE ART OF PARTYING MIXTAPE

Woah Crack Betty… it’s the new Parra Soundsystem mixtape.

Download & tracklist after the jump.

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DAT KID FROM CLEVELAND: A KID CUDI ’09 MIXTAPE

A collection of tracks Mr. Solo Dolo put out in ’08 and ’09 plus one new track. Download and tracklist after the jump.

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FREE DOWNLOAD: NEW CLIPSE X KANYE X KAWS

Quote “Play Cloths” Blog:

“Pardon me i must say, I’m kinda like a big deeeeeaaal”

“Whats the big deal? Only some of the biggest talents in music coming together on the... Read More »


NEW SANTIGOLD: MAJOR LAZER “HOLD THE LINE”

Vibrate like a Nokia.

Quote Diplo:

“First leak from my homeboy Major Lazer.. this one actually gonna be on the album – zumbi oh zumbi was just a dub he got... Read More »


VIDEO: PEACHES ‘TALK TO ME’ (PROD. BY SOULWAX) + PEACHES MIXTAPE

 

The good folks at XL records dropped the entire ‘I Feel Cream’ album in our mailbox this weekend and I can honestly say that the Soulwax-track isn’t the best... Read More »


DO YOU REMEMBER THE NINETIES?

Reading the tracklist of the new Mishka & Catchdubs Mixtape is a highly Proustian moment for me, sucking me back to times when Saturdays were all about hanging out... Read More »


FREE ALBUM: U-N-I: ‘A LOVE SUPREME’

U-N-I (sounds like: ‘you and I’) is one of those bands popping up on just about every ‘Hot for 2009′ lists. Pharrell likes ’em. Kanye likes ’em. So far,... Read More »


JAH WANTS YOU TO DOWNLOAD THIS MIXTAPE

It was a brilliant, sunny day in Brussels today. Somewhere inside my head, a tiny man awoke from wintry slumber, stretched himself with a happy grin and shouted “SHABBA!”.

(Don’t... Read More »


FAKE BLOOD – ESSENTIAL MIX

 

Fake Blood (you know, that guy from MARS) is the newest Essential Mix DJ for BBC. One hour for the clubs, one hour for the afterparty.

Download and tracklist after... Read More »


THIS IS NOT A NEW SOULWAX MIX

No, really. It’s not. I swear.

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THE STREETS MAKES A MIXTAPE FOR HIS TWITTER FANS

 

Mr. Skinner mixes up ravey stuff, hip hop, Frank Sinatra and the Beatles and posts it up for his Twitter fans. Download link after the jump. Tracklisting when Mike... Read More »


A MESSAGE FROM GHOSTFACE TO RIHANNA

Ghostface says:”Protect ya neck, girl.”

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PREVIEW NEW SONIC YOUTH ALBUM ‘THE ETERNAL’

As a treat for the fans, Sonic Youth releases a free preview of their upcoming album ‘The Eternal’. As far as I can tell from the snippets, it’s a... Read More »


CROOKERS: WE MAKE IT GOOD VOL. 7 MIX

A Message from the Crookers:

“We made this mix in the only 2 days off in the last 2 month of crazy world touring…mixin in Old Italian stuff with Rusko... Read More »


THIS DRAKE POST IS SO FAR AHEAD OF ITS TIME (UPDATED FOR RELEASE)

The hype surrounding Drake is getting a bit silly. His mixtape is only 3 hours past its deadline and his blog comments are already getting flamed by 350-ish fans.... Read More »


AN AWKWARD DATE WITH SONIC THE HEDGEHOG

Dude on the cover of The Fader dropped his Mixtape one day ahead of its official release date. Sprung!

Tracklist and download of  the Charles Hamilton’s “Well isn’t this awkward”... Read More »


ONE MAN VALENTINE’S PARTY (SOULWAX)

Steve, the ladies’ man from Soulwax, has transformed himself into a DJ called “One Man Party”, recently. Nightlife photographer Nicky Digital asked him to turn in a special Valentine’s... Read More »


SEBASTIAN BEST MIX OF 2009

SebastiAn, easily the most talented man on the Ed Banger roster, did a mix for The Kissy sell Out Show on BBC1 and it actually made some people really... Read More »


SPANK ROCK BICICLETA MIX

Just in case you missed his set at the Gu-gu-gu-Gu-Guggenheim, bitches:

Mr. Devlin of Spank Rock has uploaded an exclusive mix he made for openbicycle.com featuring Neil Diamond, Animal Collective,... Read More »


LIL’ WAYNE ON LETTERMAN, THE GRAMMYS WITH KANYE, T.I, MIA AND JAY-Z AND HOTTEST UNDER THE SUN MIXTAPE

You probably have about 1,236 blogfeeds, facebook messages and twitter alerts about how Lil’ Wayne performed at the Grammys with Jay-Z, T.I., MIA and Kanye West. This is a... Read More »


SOULWAX INTROVERSY MIX

Those boys from Soulwax/2Many DJ’s/The F*cking Dewaele Brothers took over the Rob Da Bank show on BBC yesterday and cranked out an insane mix of 420 (count ’em) intros,... Read More »


BANGLADESH INVASION

While we were planning a worldwide takeover in London (more about that later), the man behind that ‘A Milli” beat released his first mixtape, hosted by Don Cannon. Tracklist... Read More »


CATWALK SOUNDTRACKS: BURBERRY PRORSUM Spring/Summer 09

Didn’t think much of the show, to be honest… but the soundtrack has the right kind of romance to it.

Video of the runway show after the jump.

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PENNIES FOR YOUR THOUGHTS

 

Whistle of you like the way I walk my Gator.

New Cool Kids video “Pennies” after the jump.

Press play to listen.

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THEOPHILUS LONDON CALLING

You might want to practise pronouncing his name (tee-o-filus), because Mr. London is causing quite a stir with ‘This Charming Mixtape”.

Featuring music from Esau Mwamwaya, Kraftwerk, Lauryn Hill,... Read More »


99 THINGS I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO IN 2009: #5 LIL’ WAYNE – CARTER IV

Say what you will about Young Money’s ego and obtuse lyrics: even the wait for a Lil’ Wayne release is more fun than anything any other rapper is doing... Read More »


99 THINGS I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO IN 2009: #3 MICKEY FACTZ

Mickey Factz made his first appearance on the KNOTORYUS site back in April, wowing D with 48 seconds of brilliance in a Cool Kids video. Since then, he’s cut... Read More »


DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME

To everyone at the kebab shop down the street: I apologise.

I shouldn’t have been singing out loud and dancing the two-step in front of your girl. You were just... Read More »


THE SNOW KEEPS ON FALLING TO COVER THE FILTH

I’m a sucker for Christmas. So it is with great delight I refer you to the SuckaPants Xmas Mix 08.

Punk NYC biker kids in Williamsburg like Christmas too, you... Read More »


SOULWAX – PART OF NYE NEVER DIES- EXCLUSIVE MIX FOR MIXMAG

I was posting that Fake Blood mix earlier and  the rumours that Fake Blood is actually Soulwax in disguise floated to the surface of my sleep-deprived brain. (Status:  not... Read More »


FAKE BLOOD – BBC MINIMIX

Everybody’s favourite incognito mixmaster ‘Fake Blood’ provided BBC’s Annie Mac with a staggering minimix: 5 minutes of absolute mayhem and genius. Press play or download.

Tracklisting after the jump.

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NEW CLIPSE: ROAD TO TILL THE CASKET DROPS

Yesterday I was a sorry little green monster hiding under my covers (floored by the flu) so I didn’t get to post the Clipse Mixtape the minute it dropped. ... Read More »


Lil’ Wayne -The Drought is Over – Part 6 – The Reincarnation

“Hang my feet out the window/Jock my shoe game/All my kicks fly/Like Liu Kang“

Young Mulah drops his 6th installment for the Drought series and it’s (sorry, but I have... Read More »


CALL 1-900-H.A.T.E…. LIVE GIRLS ARE STANDING BY

Man, it’s been a long time since I’ve been really excited about a new Mixtape. But this PROTON “Red & Purple Vol. 1” delivers on all fronts.

If you like... Read More »


SALUT, LES AMIS.

Spot KNOTORYUS in Paris this weekend.

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GUILTY PLEASURES, A KNOTORYUS MIXTAPE

Did you ever want something that you know you shouldn’t have? 

Tracklist and download link after the jump.

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JUSTICE MIX FOR DIOR HOMME S/S_09- feat. new material

http://www.knotoryus.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/aug/justicediorKNOTORYUS.mp3

I’ve been waiting for a good excuse to do a Kris Vanassche post and à cause des garçons de Justice, the perfect opportunity has popped up.

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THE STREETS – NEW VIDEO AND FREE MP3 OF ‘THE ESCAPIST’

I’ve been working 12hrs a day and I can barely see straight. But my ears are fine and this new ‘The Streets’ tune sounds promising, although it’s no ‘Blinded... Read More »


IZZA KIZZA MIXXA

I’m not big on picking ‘next big things’, but if I had to ( if the ghost of Heath Ledger showed up in full Joker make-up and put a... Read More »


WHERE TO SPOT KNOTORYUS

Lovely Lina of the Avenue store in Antwerp (the ONLY place in Belgium for all your Married to the Mob needs) invited us to their 1-year anniversary party this... Read More »


STREETWEAR-SPONSORED BLOG HOP

10 deep has been sponsoring young MC’s so they can drop their Mixtapes on the blogs. Here’s the most recent hype: Kid Cudi.

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THE COOL KIDS : THAT’S STUPID (MIXTAPE)

It’s what’s y’all been waitin’ for, ain’t it? Cool Kids finally release their second Mixtape with new material. Tracklist & download link after the jump.

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CROOKERS -ESSENTIAL MIX

Back by popular demand: the BBC essential Mix. This time, expert nob-twiddlers ‘Crookers’ take to the DJ booth.

Full tracklist after the jump.

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WORSHIPPING THE GOAT

“My pockets is rot/they got gang-green”. LL Cool J drops his first mixtape ever. Don’t let the oogly cover fool you.

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BUSY P LIVE ON KISS RADIO (SINDEN)

Ed Banger capo di tutti capi Pedro (Busy P) Winter was a guest on Kiss FM with Sinden.

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A-TRAK RUNNING MAN PREVIEW, UPDATE: ‘SAY WHOA!’ FREE DOWNLOAD

I’m constantly looking for good iPod mixes to listen to when I’m running, so I’m pretty stoked to hear the exclusive A-Trak mix for Nike. The Fader has the... Read More »


OFFISHALL BUSINESS : LIMITED TIME ONLY

Two of the most anticipated hip hop releases of 2008 dropped this week. One of them is not for sale. You just have to know where to get it.

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SIGUR ROS – GOBBLEDIGOOK

In collaboration with Ryan McGinley.

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SOUTH RAKKAS CREW JAPAN RIDDIM MIX

South Rakkas is all the fun of dancehall, without the gay bashing and with added Diplo savvy. Bass, handclaps, mashups and Canadian rastas. What more do you want? Maybe... Read More »


CATWALK SOUNDTRACKS: CHANEL FALL/WINTER 08

Back by dope demand: our favourite catwalks of the season. First up: Karl on the merry-go-round in Paris for Chanel. Tracklist after the jump.

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MARK RONSON: MAN IN THE MIRROR, Michael Jackson Vs. Rhymefest

This mixtape dropped a while ago, but since Kanye posted a snippet on his blog, there’s been people snooping around to see if they can still get it. And... Read More »


COSMO BAKER MIXTAPE: TOO MUCH POSSE

He did it again. Cosmo Baker just dropped a free two hour and thirty-seven minutes mixtape of his favourite posse songs. In the words of the NY turntablist himself:

“Back... Read More »


BREAKBEAT METAL MUSIC

Kickstart the week with Luke Vibert’s ‘Breakbeat Metal Music’. Yeah yeah, so we’re so over breakdancing and retro vids and breakbeat, but this is just all kinds of awesome.... Read More »


YOUR BELLY FULL OF GLEE

To celebrate the impending release of their new album ‘Do It’, Liverpudlians The Clinic are giving away free downloads of the first single ‘Free not Free’. You can download... Read More »


Starfish & Coffee

Hot on the heels of the Rihanna + The TIME reunion, there’s more good Prince-related news. ‘Controversy’ is a new Prince covers project with a jaw-dropping tracklist, including D’Angelo... Read More »


MARTELO SANTOGOLD MIX

DJ Martelo (whom you might remember from his spectacular mixtape for Kesh a while ago) is Santogold’s Tour DJ. He made a mixtape for Santi and the Mad Decent... Read More »


Catwalk Soundtracks Pt. 4 – PRADA Spring/Summer 2008

http://www.knotoryus.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/jan/Prada.mp3

The soundtrack for the Prada SS08 catwalk has surfaced. No tracklisting yet, but there’s definitely some Brian Eno in there. Be sure to check out the PRADA site for..

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JUSTICE – Rejected Fabric Live Mix

A few weeks ago, the internets started buzzing with rumours about Justice having submitted a mix for Fabric only to have it sent back because it was "too weird".... Read More »

DIPLO LIVE 2008

It’s the first day of work/school/aimlessly staring out the window and your head is filled with cobwebs made of candy floss and leftover cake. What do you do?

a)... Read More »


HOT CHIP ESSENTIAL MIX

Speaking of Hot Chip: here’s their two-hour long essential mix from BBC1. Tracklisting after the jump.

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Cut Copy Cosmic Mix

You might have missed this one while you were passed out under the Christmas tree: a mix Cut Copy made of music that inspired them for the forthcoming... Read More »


Justice Fader 50 Mix + those UFFIE pics

Everybody’s favourite disco dudes Justice killed it at the Fader 5O party and the boys at the Fader office were nice enough to upload the whole thing on the... Read More »


Songs to the siren

Because some days are slower than others: this is a mighty slow and soothing mix by Jolyon Green, probably my favourite balearic DJ in the world (whatever that... Read More »


RECORD CHECK

This is the kind of thing that puts a spring in my step, a smile on my face and … uhm some swashbuckle in my swagger?

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KILLING THE INDUSTRY ONE MIXTAPE AT A TIME

Wu-Tang Clan is comin’ atcha with a mixtape to wet your appetite for the highly anticipated 8 Diagrams. Exclusive remixes and new material, all free…

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SPRING/SUMMER 2008 CATWALK SOUNDTRACKS (pt. 3): DAFT PUNK FOR LOUIS VUITTON

Daft Punk are the new Louis Vuitton Dons. Tracklist after the jump…

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SPRING/SUMMER 2008 CATWALK SOUNDTRACKS (pt. 2): SONIA RYKIEL

Second in our series of sound couture: Sonia Rykiel. The call me mellow yelloooow. aha. I wonder of she knows that song is about smoking banana peels. Tracklist after... Read More »


SPRING/SUMMER 2008 CATWALK SOUNDTRACKS (Pt.1)

It’s ’bout that time: the next couple of days we’ll be posting some of our favourite soundtracks of the spring/summer 2008 shows, downloadable (or streamable -is that even a... Read More »


DIPLO – BBC 1 ESSENTIAL MIX

Diplo (the man behind Mad Decent, M.I.A.’s ex-bf, Santogold’s mentor, digger and Brazilian wax-lover (snicker)) was featured on my favourite radio-show: BBC1 Essential. Press play for the mix feat.... Read More »


NEW JAY-Z: BLUE MAGIC (feat. Pharrell Williams)

Hova’s new album “American Gangsta” is finished and the single just leaked. It’s produced by Pharrell and the hook is from En Vogue. So so def? Or just... Read More »


SUPERFRIENDS MIXTAPE

Man, this is by far my favourite mixtape of the year (only the Rakkas live @ fabric are a serious contender). It’s a collabo between DJ giants Catchdubs &... Read More »


LAY ME DOWN TO REST

NY alt-country dudes O’Death have just dropped the new video for their new single ‘Dow to Rest’, taken from their latest album ‘Head Home’. Sounds like: Tom Waits... Read More »


JUSTICE LIVE TOUR DATES & that belt buckle + Update + Second Update

WATCH THE “JUSTICE A CROSS THE UNIVERSE” TRAILER 

The lovely Amandine from Ed Banger dropped us a mail last night with the new Justice Tour Dates. Zey are after... Read More »


GRAVEYARD SHIFT

The new Kardinal Offishal vid cuts up The Wire, snorts it and coughs up some stompin’ beats. (Love that ‘chink!’ metallic fence sample…)

In case you missed it: Check the... Read More »


WE’LL SLIDE THROUGH TO YOUR BAT MITZVAH

Those of you who were fortunate enough to get their hands on the first official KNOTORYUS mixtape in 2006 will be well familiar with Oxy Cottontail, NY party phenomenon.... Read More »


STILL GOOD

NY digger de rigeur Cosmo Baker has been kind enough to upload a follow-up mix to his ‘Feelgood’ gem.

“For this mix I wanted to try and capture the stillness... Read More »


BAT FOR LASHES

I’ve been looking for an excuse to post something about Bat for Lashes, so here it is: just minutes ago the short list for the Mercury Prize was announced.

The... Read More »


KNOTORYUS PODCAST: silent tears in the comfort of your coffee shop

This installment of the already infamous KNOTORYUS podcast features:

1. Panda Bear: “Comfy in Nautica” Sounds like someone had a panic atack & accidentally used a ziplock bag full... Read More »


SUMMER BREEZEY

Mr. Cosmo Baker is part of our favourite NY DJ-team ‘The Rub’. He was nice enough to pack a summer trunk full of breezy tunes and mix ’em together... Read More »






KNOTORYUS TALKS TO AVENUE FOUNDER LINA FREDRIKSSON ABOUT HER VERY OWN ADIDAS SNEAKER, HYPE VS INNOVATION AND THE ‘MEH’ OF THE RESELLER

If you’d do a poll among young fashion killers on IG or Snapchat and ask them what item they’d mostly like to release carrying...

MOMO SOLO EXHIBITION “BEST PICTURE” AT ALICE GALLERY

Unlike the weather, you can always count on our faves over at ALICE Gallery to warm the depths of your heart. This time, they bring...

WATCH AMANDLA STENBERG CROON IN SELF-DIRECTED & EDITED VIDEO FOR “LET MY BABY STAY”

Amandla Stenberg decided that ready or not, it’s time to fully inform the world that next to acting, writing and showing the next generation how...

BEST OF THE ANTWERP + BRUSSELS STOCK SALES

There’s no sensation quite like picking up an item of discounted clothing from your fave Belgian designer, staring ahead both misty-eyed and blank-eyed while...

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE ANTWERP FASHION DEPARTMENT’S “SHOW2017” + “EXPO2017”

How do you measure a year? Is it in 525,600 minutes or the time before and after the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy...

5 LESSONS FROM REI KAWAKUBO TO PREPARE YOU FOR #METKAWAKUBO

#METKAWAKUBO hovers over all of us like an oversized, oblong-shaped Comme cloud and I’m ready for the deluge. The show will feature pieces from...

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE RAF SIMONS 2017 ANTWERP STOCK SALE

Raf Simons has announced a new Antwerp archive and stock sale from Wednesday May 10 till Saturday May 13 and the acolytes are buzzing. If...

FRANK OCEAN DEBUTS “LENS” (LISTEN)

Frank Ocean’s Beats 1 radio show ‘Blonded Radio’ is like a gift certificate for intermittent spirit pick-me-ups when you most need it. What started...

‘SOUL SCENE’: GUCCI (PRE-FALL) CAMPAIGN BY GLEN LUCHFORD

The Florentine house of Gucci has known many rebirths (and a notable death). Ever since Alessandro Michele was appointed creative director in January 2015,...

MYKKI BLANCO “HIDEAWAY” VIDEO (WATCH)

The video for the inimitable Mykki Blanco’s “Hideaway”, directed by Daisy Zhou (“How To Be a Black Panther”), has dropped and it’s so important.

Made...

THINGS TO BE HERE FOR THIS WEEK: DON’T DO IT

Honestly The Mood™ has never been this strong. This. Girl. Gets. It.

The following little box of gems is yours to open and rummage through if...

KNOTORYUS TALKS TO VEJA FOUNDER SÉBASTIEN KOPP

The fashion versus sustainability imbroglio is one that has been tainting the industry for years. We don’t need the vast amount of clothes that are being churned...

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE “MAYA ANGELOU – AND STILL I RISE” PREMIERE IN BRUSSELS

The Brussels art project RECOGNITION, which has showcased African and African diaspora art since it was created in 2016 by event organiser and photographer Lyse Ishimwe, is doing...

WATCH THE NEW KENDRICK LAMAR VIDEO ‘HUMBLE’

What does your household discuss over breakfast?

The three of us talked about the new Kendrick Lamar video for ‘Humble’, the second drop of the artist’s highly anticipated...

KNOTORYUS TALKS TO DIRECTOR/CURATOR KAAT DEBO ABOUT THE MIND OF MARTIN MARGIELA

(Hermès Autumn-Winter 2002) 

One of our favourite museums in the world, MoMu, the institution that is housed in the same building as the Royal Academy of...