RECOMMENDED: “BEATS PRODUCED BY MILES BONNY” ON BANDCAMP

RECOMMENDED: “BEATS PRODUCED BY MILES BONNY” ON BANDCAMP

By | May 22, 2015 at 5:05 pm | No comments

In case you needed a reminder of the hip hop power that Miles Bonny blessed local and non-local hip hop artists with before he moved to New Mexico, allow his brand new tape, Beats Produced By Miles Bonny, to serve as a reminder. Deep breath: Joe Good, MURS, CES Cru,…

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NEW: STRIDER-KUN – “ANIME IS REAL” EP

NEW: STRIDER-KUN – “ANIME IS REAL” EP

By | May 22, 2015 at 4:49 pm | No comments

Kansas City producer, Strider-Kun, has a brand new EP out today titled Anime Is Real. Consider it the latest in a recent line of anime-influenced beats from Strider, who was recently featured in our print magazine. It's a free download if you type in $0 in the "buy now"…

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“MERGE” W/ LEONARD DSTROY, CHROMADADATA & MORE ON JUNE 13 @ NICHE

“MERGE” W/ LEONARD DSTROY, CHROMADADATA & MORE ON JUNE 13 @ NICHE

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:14 pm | No comments

RSVP HERE The incomparable, Kansas City-based super-producer, Leonard DStroy, is celebrating his ADHD2 album release party with Demencha and Intelligent Sound's "MERGE" monthly, only at Niche @ Uptown Arts Bar (3611 Broadway). DStroy's newest, ADHD2, is a mind-boggling…

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OP-ED: YORDANO VENTURA, MIKE MOUSTAKAS AND WADE DAVIS

OP-ED: YORDANO VENTURA, MIKE MOUSTAKAS AND WADE DAVIS

By | May 20, 2015 at 4:48 pm | No comments

ICE VENTURA STRIKES IN COLD BLOOD ONCE AGAIN Yesterday afternoon, I was tweeting about the possibility of the Royals acquiring Johnny Cueto from the Reds after seeing speculation in The Kansas City Star over the trade deadline and Cueto's looming free agency after this…

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BODY-SAN AKA DISCOVERER – “HOTSPOT” [100% SILK]

BODY-SAN AKA DISCOVERER – “HOTSPOT” [100% SILK]

By | May 19, 2015 at 7:34 pm | No comments

Kansas City producer, Body-San (also known as Discoverer), has an absolutely magnificent album coming out on 100% Silk very soon. One of the first tracks on soundcloud from that forthcoming album is the newly uploaded "Hotspot" on 100% Silk's own soundcloud page. Body-San…

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REVIEW: SECOND HAND KING – “BEFORE THE BOMB DROPS”

REVIEW: SECOND HAND KING – “BEFORE THE BOMB DROPS”

By | May 18, 2015 at 10:11 am | No comments

What do you want more than anything, when you know that it will all be over soon? With death moving just over you shoulder, what are your priorities? These are the questions Second Hand King asks and attempts to answer on his newest LP Before The Bomb Drops. SHK moves…

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NICOLETTE PAIGE DROPS SEVERAL MODERN SOUL TRACKS ON SOUNDCLOUD

NICOLETTE PAIGE DROPS SEVERAL MODERN SOUL TRACKS ON SOUNDCLOUD

By | May 17, 2015 at 9:18 pm | No comments

Finally! The free-spirited, sultry-voiced Kansas City-based singer/songwriter, Nicolette Paige, has a handful of new tracks on her soundcloud page, at last. These tracks do not come without a wet hand-swipe across the sweat on my forehead, as Editor-In-Chief at Demencha…

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DEMENCHA EIC’S RANDOM CELL PHONE PHOTO STREAM

DEMENCHA EIC’S RANDOM CELL PHONE PHOTO STREAM

By | May 16, 2015 at 11:49 pm | No comments

A random stream of forgotten cell phone…

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KANSAS CITY TECHNO’S 6 YEAR ANNIVERSARY JAM IN THE WEST BOTTOMS [6/13]

KANSAS CITY TECHNO’S 6 YEAR ANNIVERSARY JAM IN THE WEST BOTTOMS [6/13]

By | May 15, 2015 at 3:56 pm | No comments

This empty lot space in the West Bottoms doesn't look like much right now, but come June 13th, this space will turn into a frenzy of uptempo electronic beats, food, vendors, artists, yard games and much more. Most importantly, this party from 2:00 pm to midnight is a…

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KANSAS CITY MC, MELO, DELIVERS SHARP RAPS VIA SOUNDCLOUD

KANSAS CITY MC, MELO, DELIVERS SHARP RAPS VIA SOUNDCLOUD

By | May 15, 2015 at 12:55 pm | No comments

Kansas City rap artist, Melo, has been scattering new track uploads to his soundcloud over recent weeks. We still think of him as one of the brighter voices out of KC's emerging generation of MCs, and his "Sick Addiction" project will probably drop sooner rather than later.…

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FRIDAY: KANSAS CITY DJ LEGEND, DJ FRESH, CELEBRATES 30 YEARS BEHIND THE DECKS

FRIDAY: KANSAS CITY DJ LEGEND, DJ FRESH, CELEBRATES 30 YEARS BEHIND THE DECKS

By | May 14, 2015 at 4:22 pm | No comments

2009 Demencha Magazine cover artist and esteemed turntablist, DJ Fresh (who just so happens to be the brother of current Demencha Magazine cover guy, The Popper), is celebrating his rock solid, 30-year DJ career this Friday at the Southtown Pavilion (8625 Troost, KCMO). A…

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VIDEO: BARREL MAKER & DOMINIQUE SANDERS – “CASE STUDY II”

VIDEO: BARREL MAKER & DOMINIQUE SANDERS – “CASE STUDY II”

By | May 13, 2015 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Dominique Sanders on the upright bass? Check. Barrel Maker on the rhymes? Check. Rising Kansas City rap figure, Barrel Maker, and world-renowned Kansas City producer and bassist, Dominique Sanders, have a new video up today. It is a quick look into what could be a more…

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DARU JONES & REGGIE B RE-RELEASE “FUTURE MUSIC 2″ EP [RELOADED/BONUS]

DARU JONES & REGGIE B RE-RELEASE “FUTURE MUSIC 2″ EP [RELOADED/BONUS]

By | May 13, 2015 at 11:04 am | No comments

Jack White drummer, Daru Jones, and Topeka, KS-rooted soul artist, Reggie B, just re-released their epic EP, Future Music 2. "Soon We Will Rise" and "Bring You Down" still get random spins at the Demencha office. As a matter of fact, the entire Innate Sounds bandcamp is…

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KANSAS CITY PRODUCER Z-SONIC RELEASES FOOTWORK-CENTRIC “PARTY TIME” EP

KANSAS CITY PRODUCER Z-SONIC RELEASES FOOTWORK-CENTRIC “PARTY TIME” EP

By | May 12, 2015 at 6:55 pm | No comments

Party Time EP by ZSonic Jefferson City, MO via KCMO producer, Z-Sonic, has just released a juke and footwork EP called "Party Time" and well, it's a damn fun little record. Clocking in at a healthy half hour of sunny, uptempo loops, "Party Time" lives up to the name. As the…

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KANSAS CITY PRODUCER BROOKS BROWN DELIVERS “SIDETRACKED” EP

KANSAS CITY PRODUCER BROOKS BROWN DELIVERS “SIDETRACKED” EP

By | May 12, 2015 at 6:03 pm | No comments

17 year-old Kansas City producer, Brooks Brown, has a brand new EP out on his bandcamp page, and it's called Sidetracked. Containing four new songs, the EP is a quick bite of the budding artist's current work. Apparently, he's not just another young, bubbling talent in…

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