An Inland Empire hidden gem, Quitapenas developed one of the finest Afro-Latin tropical combo sounds in the United States. Their name derives from a Spanish term meaning to “remove your worries.” Their music is a reflection of that persona, as their laid-back sounds hypnotize you into ocean filled environment where the freshest beverages await for your sipping. C’mon, sit back and relax to the sounds of Quitapenas.
“Over 10 years ago, Leon Michels released his first full length record, Sounding Out The City. It was Michels’ first full length record under the moniker El Michels Affair. At the time, the budding retro soul scene consisted of mostly organ quartets a la The Meters and of course, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings were in the early days of their ascent to world domination.”
This week’s STERYO Play features music from:
Phora, Big Wild, The Roots feat. John Legend, El Dusty, Ghetto Kids, Flamingosis, Saib, Samurai Guru, baaskat, Bocafloja, Kap G, Alina Baraz, Henry Wu, Sergio Mendes, Es-K, Englewood, Eric Lau, People Under the Stairs, and Thievery Corporation.
This week’s STERYO Play is our most diverse playlist yet, featuring music from:
Sango, Nortec Collective, The Alchemist, Drake, Aleman, Joey Pecoraro, Ivan Ave, Bonobo, Brock Berrigan, Ondatropica, Shigeto, Juan Rios, and many more.
Eets’ Solus is a collaboration between Inner Ocean and Burnt Tapes. “Solus,” the latest release by Alaska’s finest beat-maker Eets and it explores new ground, delivering a full cache of psychedelic dub. This welcome diversion is fresh and satisfyingly tripped out.
Monday morning has arrived and this week’s STERYO Play features music from Adian Coker, Kap G, Millennium Jazz’s Gadget, K-Def, Derlee, Dead Horse Beats, Honne, and many more.
Sufyvn is a masterful creator of music. He blends an inspirational dosage of Sudanese and Middle Eastern rhythms with hip hop and electronic music, making this an music experiment absolutely worth experiencing.
The sweetest spot between electronic, hip hop, dancehall, and carnival music is called Soca & Blues Vol. 1 by Kingston’s very own Krs.
Un Amour Supreme is a jazz/hip-hop group based out of Montepellier, France. Their latest album Jovontae EP fuses jazz and hip-hop together for one summer themed album.
STERYO Play is a hand selected playlist comprised of deep cuts from jazz, hip hop, electronic, and world music made available every Monday.