Australian musical maestro Cassian is certainly making quite a return with his brand spankin’ new original single “Running”. Cassian flirts with a hybrid mix of dark, dance, and dare I say a shred of tropical sounds on the track along with perfectly fitting vocals by Cleopold. with vocals led by Cleopold is the perfect fit. “Running” is the first single for Cassian on Sweat It Out Music, one of the top notch record label’s in the music game.
Perfect for one of those late night drives!
Cassian – Running (Feat. Cleopold) | Buy
Extra Rice: RUFUS – Take Me (Cassian Remix)
Los Angeles musician Danny Choi, better known Ghost Loft, just let loose his brand new original single “Be Easy” yesterday. The frosty and chilled synth-pop track is pure quality and perfect for those early mornings and rainy days. Pick up your copy of “Be Easy” below.
Ghost Loft – Be Easy | Buy
Up and coming Maryland rapper, Logic, has been building a huge fan base these last few years with countless stellar mixtapes since 2011. Fast forward to 2014 and Logic has just released his debut album this week titled Under Pressure. “Gang Related” is as gritty as the song title suggests with haunting production and vocals, while sampling from KRS-One’s 1993 single “Mad Crew”. At just under 3 minutes, Logic’s undeniably fast-paced flow stacks up like a Kendrick Lamar-esque sound.
Purchase Logic’s debut album Under Pressure here.
Logic – Gang Related | Buy
Logic – Driving Ms. Daisy (Feat. Childish Gambino) | Buy
Take a cosmic ride with Australia’s latest example of yet another phenomenal electronic music artist. Ladies and gents, introducing…GL. The Melbourne duo of Graeme Pogson and Ella Thompson immediately draw you in with heart-pounding drums, glowing synths, and vocals time warped from the 80s on their new track “Take Me Back”. From just one listen, we can already tell GL has the goods by mixing futuristic styles with vintage grooves, creating a sound all their own. Loving it!
“Take Me Back” is featured on GL’s brand new self-titled EP, buy it here.
GL – Take Me Back | Buy
Cue up the next Quentin Tarantino flick because we’ve got the perfect soundtrack. Portuguese producer Bruno Cordoso, aka Xinobi, is celebrating the release of his debut full-length album, 1975, with the first single “Mom And Dad”. Led by guitar-driven production and the incredibly smooth vocals of Margarida Encarnação, Xinobi’s “Mom And Dad” is an instant ComboRice favorite.
Xinobi – Mom And Dad | Buy
Direct by Lydie Bárbara.
Outkast has released numerous classic records over the years, and “Ms. Jackson” is undoubtably on that list. Prepare for a memory throwback as The Golden Boy, who absolutely wow’d us a few months back with their stellar Flume & Chet Faker remix, are back with another sweet rendition.
The Brooklyn duo keep Outkast’s original “Ms. Jackson” intact while adding upbeat production of futuristic and spacey-synths that absolutely make the record. Download for free below.
Outkast – Ms. Jackson (The Golden Pony Remix) | Download
If you haven’t heard Jungles’ infectious sounds yet you’re seriously missing out. The mysterious UK duo is gearing up to drop their debut self-titled LP in June and just unleashed their latest jam, “Time”, on the masses in anticipation of the release. The synth-funk maestros have an arsenal of dance-centric jams on everyones radar – aided by their insanely catchy music videos. The massive following they have seemed to acquire in the last 9 months has all been done under a shroud of mystery. The two are only known as ‘J’ and ‘T’ and seem to have hidden their faces from the public all this time. Take a gander at a few of their toe-tapping videos below and be sure to scoop their upcoming LP – out June 15th via XL Recordings.
Jungle – Time | Pre-order/Buy
VIDEO: Jungle – The Heat | Pre-order/Buy
VIDEO: Jungle – Busy Earnin’ | Pre-order/Buy
VIDEO: Jungle – Platoon | Pre-order/Buy
Belgium’s finest, and curator of some of the slickest monthly mixtapes in the game, The Magician has laced yet another dancefloor remix that’s sure to heat up every party this summer. Mixing styles of house and garage, The Magician adds some fiery bass and momentum to Mausi’s “My Friend Has A Swimming Pool”. Get the BBQ and bikini’s ready and play this loud!
Mausi – My Friend Has A Swimming Pool (The Magician Remix) | Out June 7
Once high school classmates, Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance, reconnected years later in a Lowe’s parking lot and have been making music under the moniker Bob Moses ever since. With two EP’s already under their belt, the Vacouver-born, New York-based duo are quickly turning heads with their unique style. Bob Moses’ brand new single “I Ain’t Gonna Be The First To Cry” is a dark and hazy eclectic mix of blues and electronic with heartfelt vocals, and we can’t enough. Bob Moses absolutely nailed it with this chilled-out gem.
Bob Moses – I Ain’t Gonna Be The First To Cry | Buy
Way waaay back in 2012, we we’re hot on the fresh new sounds of Toronto duo ColeCo. What attracted us to ColeCo was their ability to draw sounds from all across the dance music spectrum. Taking influence from the groovy era of disco, 90’s R&B, to the present styles of tropical house, ColeCo is all about dishing out tunes that keep your head nodding and asses shakin! Fast forward to right now and we got a pleasant surprise pop-up on our ComboRice soundcloud feed.
ColeCo just unleashed their brand new single and it’s a doozy! Appropriately titled “Disco Babe”, ColeCo creates a bouncy and bright produced track with vintage vocals that oozes with summertime happiness and late night rockin! Keep. It. Thrill.
ColeCo – Disco Babe | Download