Label mates LAGOS (Leo123 and Radius) recorded a DJ mix which is up on their Soundcloud for free download. The DJ set is a mix of their influences, Chicago music and some original beats recorded at the Cutz on Cuts studio. It’s fresh, show them some love and download it!
Check it out below and also make sure to pick up their EP released last year on Old Tacoma.
Fortunate to sit down with the Brain Trust for an interview on Old Tacoma Records and the current state of tastemakers labels…check it out!
Artist managed labels seem to be multiplying faster than Lady Gaga’s Twitter followers. As the major labels have lost clout in the public eye, artists have taken their role as tastemakers to the next level, self-releasing their material by their rules and helping their friends do the same along the way….READ MORE
Lagos, a collaboration between producers Radius and Leo123, releases its self-titled debut album on November 29, 2011, on Eliot Lipp’s “progressively minded beat music imprint” (Beatport) Old Tacoma Records. The music on Lagos undoubtedlyreflects the individual origins of both Radius and LEO123 – from Chicago and Mexico City respectively.
Taking many of their inspirations from 70′s Dub recordings and 80′s house music, Lagos also harnesses the pair’s musical expansion as a duo from Chicago, where they first met. The result is an expansive and focused sound that proudly continues the tradition of pioneering music born is one of the world’s greatest cities.
Stream and download the single “(your thoughts)” below and make sure to pick up the full EP on iTunes.
Old Tacoma artist Leo123 dropped us a spooky Halloween mix to set the mood today. Download for free HERE
King Geedorah- Monster Zero
The Pharcyde- Devil Music
Steady B- The Undertaker
Black Moon- 6 Feet Deep
Mobb Deep feat. Raekwon- Nightime Vultures
The Beatnuts- Hellraiser
2pac feat. Treach, Apache, & The Live Squad- 5 Deadly Venomz
Showbiz & AG -Silence of the Lambs
Edan- Murder Mystery
Salt N Pepa- Black Magic
J-live- Vampire Hunter J
Aceyalone & Abstract Rude- Maskaraid