RECOMMENDED: LION’S NEWEST SINGLE, “SUPREME”

RECOMMENDED: LION’S NEWEST SINGLE, “SUPREME”

By | July 6, 2015 at 12:44 pm | No comments

Before we featured KC/LK producer, LION, in one of our print mags in 2014, Brian Rogers was not really considered a burgeoning beats/electronic act in the region. The former drummer behind local indie band, Forrester, has quickly climbed the beat producer ranks in a field that…

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OUT HERE IN CAR COUNTRY: STATES OF EMERGENCY

OUT HERE IN CAR COUNTRY: STATES OF EMERGENCY

By | July 6, 2015 at 11:55 am | No comments

I was sitting there in the ER waiting room, holding my left hand above my shoulder trying to minimize the blood flow to the finger that I had cut. I was calm. The bleeding was worse than the pain. I hadn’t looked at my finger since I wrapped it up, but I knew some part of it…

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NATALIE HANDS – “HYPERCUTIE” MIX

NATALIE HANDS – “HYPERCUTIE” MIX

By | July 3, 2015 at 3:58 pm | No comments

Kansas City-based producer/DJ act and Net Elite label honcho, Natalie Hands, has a brand new mix up on soundcloud she calls "Hypercutie". Encapsulating some cute, frantic EDM beats, on up to menacing footwork stormers like DJ Earl's "Bring Ya Click", this one is pretty…

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VIDEO: SOOPA MOONI DOWNZ – “FEEL SO GOOD”

VIDEO: SOOPA MOONI DOWNZ – “FEEL SO GOOD”

By | July 2, 2015 at 7:23 pm | One comment

Kansas City rap artist, Soopa Mooni Downz, is about to release a new album, and a new youtube video in promotion for the LP is online right now. The album will be called Totem Poles, and the first video single is "Feel So Good". The light-hearted summer anthem is produced by…

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GINJAHBEARD – “TOUCH ME THERE”

GINJAHBEARD – “TOUCH ME THERE”

By | July 1, 2015 at 1:05 pm | No comments

Kansas City-based producer, GinjahBeard, just released a new free download on his soundcloud page for a track he calls "Touch Me There". He has a lot of new music up on his soundcloud page within the past 2 days, as a matter of fact. Support him and listen over on his…

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RECOMMENDED: THUNDERCAT – “THEM CHANGES”

RECOMMENDED: THUNDERCAT – “THEM CHANGES”

By | July 1, 2015 at 12:14 pm | No comments

Some of you may be familiar with Thundercat as a Brainfeeder guy who worked on Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly album. Some others may be familiar with Thundercat's solo albums, Apocalypse and The Golden Age Of Apocalypse. He has a brand new album out called The…

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P. MORRIS SET TO PLAY RIOT ROOM IN JULY, NEW MUSIC OUT NOW

P. MORRIS SET TO PLAY RIOT ROOM IN JULY, NEW MUSIC OUT NOW

By | June 30, 2015 at 8:49 pm | No comments

P. Morris is playing the "Futuro" night at Riot Room in Westport KCMO on the night of Wednesday, July 15th. As far as we know, this is slated to be his first DJ show in KC in quite a while. Past DJ performances in Westport, which are rare for P. Morris these days, yielded a…

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JL OF BHOOD JUST DROPPED A SURPRISE ALBUM, “SYMPTOMS”

JL OF BHOOD JUST DROPPED A SURPRISE ALBUM, “SYMPTOMS”

By | June 30, 2015 at 10:01 am | No comments

Kansas City-raised but Las Vegas-living MC, JL Of BHood, has a brand new record out today, to the surprise of his devoted fans and listeners. JL is an alumni of Tech N9ne's "Worldwide Choppers" song from a few years back. He sounds like no one else out, and his smooth,…

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VIDEO: TEF POE – “PRINCE” [PROD. MCF BEATS]

VIDEO: TEF POE – “PRINCE” [PROD. MCF BEATS]

By | June 29, 2015 at 1:09 pm | No comments

Recently, Tef Poe wrote on his facebook page that "War Machine III" was scrapped twice and rebuilt to what we now know as an album that will see a release date of July 14th on iTunes and other online distributors. From my side of The Show-Me State, Tef Poe is quickly…

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VIDEO: LS & DREAMER – “TURN THE LIGHTS DOWN”

VIDEO: LS & DREAMER – “TURN THE LIGHTS DOWN”

By | June 28, 2015 at 10:43 pm | No comments

Michigan-raised but Kansas City-living rap artist, producer and engineer, LS, has a new music video out on youtube with fellow Michigan MC, Dreamer. "Turn The Lights Down" features raps from both of them, and the track can be heard on LS' The Evolution Of Hip Hop mixtape,…

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DJ ATOM MARQUETTE SPEAKS BRIEFLY ON TURNTABLES & CONTROLLERS

DJ ATOM MARQUETTE SPEAKS BRIEFLY ON TURNTABLES & CONTROLLERS

By | June 26, 2015 at 3:39 pm | No comments

DJ Atom Marquette sat down with us and opened up about his budding DJ career. Marquette is still young to the DJ scene in Kansas City. He's only been spinning for about three years. What we found so interesting about this cat was that he originally started playing on…

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MATISYAHU FROM WAKARUSA 2015

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MATISYAHU FROM WAKARUSA 2015

By | June 25, 2015 at 2:14 pm | No comments

[Photos and story by Philip Koenig for Demencha] It seems like when I cover an event for Demencha Magazine I end up in the right place at the right time. Last February while covering “The Midnight Underground Circus” I was lucky enough to be front and center for the…

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INTERVIEW: BEN DORREL, CREATOR AND ARCHITECT OF THE META HI-FI SOUNDSYSTEM

INTERVIEW: BEN DORREL, CREATOR AND ARCHITECT OF THE META HI-FI SOUNDSYSTEM

By | June 24, 2015 at 12:18 pm | No comments

The Meta Hi-Fi sound-system at the Niche room upstairs at Uptown Arts Bar, has been touted as one of the very best soundsystems in Kansas City. You built the entire thing by hand. Tell us the story about how and where you built the Meta Hi-Fi soundsystem. Ben Dorrell: I…

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AMPICHINO X DEMENCHA MAG INTERVIEW

AMPICHINO X DEMENCHA MAG INTERVIEW

By | June 24, 2015 at 11:51 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_17129" align="aligncenter" width="474"] AMPICHINO,FREEZE& BOSS PHOTOSHOOT[/caption] Akron, Ohio-based rap artist, Ampichino, sat down with us several months ago for an interview at 7th Heaven on Troost in KCMO on the day after his show at the Riot…

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OM UNIT’S NEW 2015 COSMIC BRIDGE MIX

OM UNIT’S NEW 2015 COSMIC BRIDGE MIX

By | June 23, 2015 at 5:09 pm | No comments

UK-rooted DJ and producer, Om Unit, has a brand new DJ set up on mixcloud. We've been steady bloggin' about Om Unit for a few years. From our vantage point in the Midwest USA, he seems to be one of the leading bass music explorers out, and this new mix hits on drum and bass,…

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