Gilbere Forte' (pronounced jil-bear) is another buzzing new Hip Hop artist to coming out of Philly with a taste for delectable indie tunes. As if my kindred spirit, Gilbere decided to introduce himself to me with Freelance Whales-sampling "1st Floor". Gilbere isn't just another fad-sampling hip hop "artist" though, "1st Floor" was produced by Passion Pit's very own Aislyn, if you needed a reason to legitimize "1st Floor". The record is off of Gilbere Forte's forthcoming debut mixtape, 87 Dreams. Download the song here.
Just days before releasing his long anticipated Sir Lucious Left Foot LP, Big Boi has released an expansive, retrospective mixtape, encompassing many, many highlights from his impressive career as half of OutKast, a featured artist and, now, a solo artist. (Continue reading to download)
Last week, the Dirty Projectors announced a new EP with Bjork, and now the EP, Mount Wittenberg Orca is available for purchase. Before you go out and save the whales with beautifully weird music, give EP-closer "All We Were" a listen.