Mick Jenkins' new mixtape, Wave[s], is out August 21.

EP REVIEW: Mick Jenkins – Wave[s]

Mick Jenkins is a Chicago Emcee who received national attention last year with his 4th mixtape ‘The Water[s]’. The project contained heavy imagery of water, using it as a symbol for many different concepts and social issues. The Water[s] also impressed with it’s sonic consistency. Murky sub bass, heavy snare and high hats, and beautiful synths to add a watery atmosphere make up most of the tracklist. The project as a whole made the listener feel submerged in the deep, dark ocean.

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FKA Twigs just released her new five track E.P “M3LL155X” complete with a mind blowing  16-minute music video with visuals for four songs as well as abstract artwork.

Twigs’ third E.P begins with the powerful “Figure 8″ which kind of introduces us to this new sound that she is experimenting with. This song is heavy and the strength in her voice blends perfectly with the industrial sounds incorporated into the mesmerizing indie-tronic production. Continue reading