The elusive Allie X has paired visuals with her synth-blaring single "Bitch", which features the Los Angeles-based artist casually perusing a 99-cent store. The video utilizes kaleidoscope-like and other eccentric effects that emit a largely 90's-era vibe. Read up more on Alexandra Ashley Hughes and the spontaneity that produced both the track and imagery in this interview, check out the video above, and/or download the track for free below. [Directed by Jungle George]
Check the newest banger from Ab-Soul, featuring a verse from fellow Black Hippy member ScHoolboy Q. The track is scheduled to be on Soul's upcoming These Days LP, wich is out June 24th via Top Dawg Entertainment.
The former Das Racist member put out the name-your-price mixtape Word O.K. last year, and we thoroughly enjoyed it more than any of his previous solo outings. For the title track, KOOL A.D. accordingly pairs dizzying visuals with the most out-there track on the release, displaying blooming flowers, a slow-mo A.D., and a slew of other eccentric imagery that we can't even begin to explain. So we won't, you'll just have to check it out above. [Directed by Nick Knight]
Devonté Hynes dances around MJ-style in his new video for Blood Orange's "You're Not Good Enough". There's so much great stuff going on here, it's hard to not like the admittedly-goofy clip. No seriously, just check it out above and you'll know what we're talking about (via Urban Outfitters). The single is off last year's Cupid Deluxe. [Directed by Gia Coppola]
Big K.R.I.T. offers up some more southern cooking as part of his "Week of K.R.I.T.", a song-a-day offering that runs until Sunday. Here he enlists A$AP Ferg over a mellow, throwback beat. As is the case with most K.R.I.T. jams, cruising windows-down on a smooth night is encouraged. Listen/Download "Lac Lac" below free of charge:
While altogether sonically different than an Animal Collective track, Avey Tare's "Little Fang" effortlessly exemplifies the frontman's ability to find rhythm in the most peculiar melodies. Also, +1 for the puppet (courtesy of Jim Henson's Creature Shop). Enter The Slasher House is out April 8th via Domino Records. [Directed by Abby Portner]
De La Soul deftly drop their definitive and effortless flows, trading bars over a slick J. Dilla beat. The result: wax on wax. Would you expect anything else from this classic pairing? The track is off the upcoming Smell The D.A.I.S.Y. mixtape, featuring exclusive production from the late, great Dilla. Check out "Dilla Plugged In" below.