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Stimulator Jones

Round Spiritual Ring

    Soulful R&B record from multi-instrumentalist,singer, producer and hip-hop DJ Stimulator Jones.

    Follow up to his 2018 debut album ‘Exotic Worldsand Masterful Treasures’.

    Draws on a range of styles and periods, from the70s and 80s to the present day.

    Stimulator Jones is back with a new record out thissummer on Stones Throw, featuring a variety ofsounds such as hip-hop, lo-fi, jazz, psychedelicrock and R&B.

    Stimulator Jones was featured on fellow StonesThrow artist DJ Harrison’s recent album, ‘Tales From the Old Dominion’, which was criticallyacclaimed and received support from severalmajor artists including Tyler, The Creator.


    What You Want
    Pain Inside
    Sherbet Sky
    Love Will Light Your Dreams
    Peace, Love, Respect & Adoration
    Talk To You (feat. Fat Tony)
    Keep On Mashing
    All I Gotta Do



      Excess is Automatic’s second album following their 2019 debut Signal. Excess distils themes of 70s and 80s corporate excess, dystopian sci-fi and climate change into 10 new songs. 

      The motorik and icy atmospheres of Automatic’s debut Signal remain, but Excess sees the band widening their scope, folding catchy pop hooks into their sound.  The band has toured nationally and internationally playing headline shows and sharing the stage with Bauhaus, Viagra Boys and Osees.


      1. New Beginning
      2. On The Edge
      3. Skyscraper
      4. Realms
      5. Venus Hour
      6. Automaton
      7. Teen Beat
      8. NRG
      9. Lucy
      10. Turn Away

      Chrome Canyon


        Chrome Canyon’s music is greatly influenced by scores that are as revered as the films they soundtrack: Tron, Blade Runner, Metropolis etc. His new album Director arrives ten years after his Stones Throw debut Elemental Themes, and is his vision of a soundtrack to an unmade film. The ten pieces across Director are intended spark vivid, cinematic imagination. The album was recorded between downtown LA and the Californian desert, and is inspired by the drama of the natural landscape.

        For fans of: Ben Frost, Mica Levi, Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein, Trent Reznor


        1. Broken Theme
        2. Black Dawn
        3. Snow In The Headlights
        4. Knife’s Edge
        5. Looking Back Is Blinding
        6. Synthetic Dopamine
        7. Flatworld
        8. Coldshift
        9. Cracks In The Dream
        10. Analog Etude

        Benny Sings

        Beat Tape II

          Benny Sings’ latest release Beat Tape II is the successor to Benny's 2018 project Beat Tape, and follows his April 2021 album, Music. Beat Tape II is a mixtape-style record with some of the best beats Benny has created over the years. It features wide variety of artists including JONES, Cola Boyy, Mocky, Marc Rebillet, St. Panther, Rae Khalil, Kenny Beats, GRAMMY nominee Cory Henry, the Koreatown Oddity and more. Benny will be playing a sold-out headline show at Lafayette London in March 2022 as part of his second European tour.


          1. Slash
          2. Look What We Do (ft. JONES)
          3. Beat 100 (ft. Cola Boyy, Mocky & Marc Rebillet)
          4. Beat 8
          5. Beat 5 (ft. St. Panther & Rae Khalil)
          6. CGEOOL (ft. Rae Khalil)
          7. Don’t Look (prod. By Kenny Beats & Cory Henry)
          8. Money & Guns
          9. Beat 2 (ft. Oddisee)
          10. Song 13 (ft. The Koreatown Oddity)
          11. Watch Me Heal (ft. PawPaw Rod)
          12. Green Grass
          13. All That You Wanted
          14. Falling (ft. MadeinTYO)
          15. Mag Ik In Je Huid (ft. Faberyayo)
          16. Beat 3 (feat. St. Panther)

          Jerry Paper

          Free Time

            Free Time is the new album by Jerry Paper – a synth-pop, weird-rock, bizarro-muzak masterpiece.

            This playful and joyous album captures Jerry Paper’s unique persona and tells the story of their self-discovery as a nonbinary artist.

            Jerry Paper has previously collaborated with Tyler, The Creator, Weyes Blood, Charlotte Day Wilson, Kari Faux and BadBadNotGood, and they recently supported Flying Lotus live.

            TRACK LISTING

            1. Kno Me
            2. Just Say Play
            3. Second Skin
            4. Shaking Ass
            5. Myopitopia
            6. Duumb
            7. Second Place
            8. DREEMSCENES
            9. Gracie III
            10.Flower, A Square


            1988 - Grape

              1988 is acclaimed hip-hop producer Knxwledge’s latest full-length.

              1988’s 22 tracks delve into Knx's intricate world of mesmerizing loops and warm, lo-fi textures.

              For fans of Madlib, J Dilla, Mndsgn, Flying Lotus, Teebs.

              TRACK LISTING

              01. Dont Be Afraid
              02. [bc] Tm_s Not Promised
              03. Do You
              04. Thats Allwekando.
              05. Listen
              06. Learn
              07. Howtokope.
              08. With[reality]
              09. Uonlygetone
              10. Solivelife
              11. Be Safe
              12. Watchwhoukallyourhomie
              13. Theykome&go
              14. Don_tgottabe
              15. Gangstallthetime
              16. Believeme
              17. Itkanbe[sonice] Feat. NxWorries
              18. Makeuseofthetime
              19. Makeitliveforever
              20. Awomanslifeislove
              21. Amansloveislife_keepon
              22. Minding_my Business Feat. Durand Bernarr

              Maylee Todd


                Maylee Todd’s debut album Maloo is a concept record revolving around a fictional world where empathy, mental health and creativity are the core elements for survival.

                The album's themes will be bolstered by additional video content created by Maylee herself, including a VR video, original music videos, animated videos, a Graphic Novel Origin Story for socials and NFT platforms, and digital fashion designed and modelled by Maylee.

                For fans of: FKA Twigs, Tirzah, Kelsey Lu, Julia Holter, Holly Herndon.

                TRACK LISTING

                1. Age Of Energy
                2. No Classification
                3. Grab Your Guts
                4. Infinite Program
                5. Triangles
                6. No Other
                7. Tiny Chiffon
                8. Show Me
                9. Dream With You
                10. Fanatic
                11. Absolute Time And Space

                U.S. Velvet

                U.S. Velvet

                  ‘U.S. Velvet’ is the debut release from the LAbased duo of the same name, made up of Zahara Jaime and Collin Davis. Their debut single is a raw, post-punk mission statement about the anxieties of living in the 21st Century.  The 12” single includes an instrumental version (exclusive to the 12”) and a dub version by ATOsigned artist, Pachyman. 

                  Collin is currently an engineer and producer at Stones Throw Studios in Los Angeles and Zahara is a touring musician with The Simps and Eyedress. Zahara and Collin both create solo music as Zzzahara and Ynes Mon respectively. The duo will release a video to accompany their ‘U.S. Velvet’ single, which features a cameo from Stones Throw’s founder Peanut Butter Wolf’s alter ego, Folerio. 

                  Dub version of the single by Pachyman, who just released his new album ‘The Return of…’ with ATO Records and opened two shows for Khruangbin.

                  TRACK LISTING

                  1. U.S. Velvet
                  2. U.S. Velvet (Pachyman Dub)
                  3. U.S. Velvet (Instrumental)

                  John Carroll Kirby

                  Cryptozoo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

                    John Carroll Kirby brings his talents as a composer and producer to film scoring. His vivid imagination, dreamy compositions, and knack for storytelling with instrumental music make for a perfect match with comic book writer, artist and filmmaker Dash Shaw’s vibrant, fantastical animated feature.

                    Kirby’s score is at once deeply evocative and mysterious, evoking nostalgia, wide-eyed innocence, and ethereal otherworldliness. As with all of Kirby’s music, the score resists easy genre classification, melding together sounds from New Age, exotica, library music, and the sweeter side of electronic music.

                    Cryptozoo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is Kirby’s latest album following the release of his electronic-jazz album Septet in June 2021. He will be touring the UK & Europe in March 2022.

                    TRACK LISTING

                    Side A
                    1. Luz Mala
                    2. Savage Cryptids
                    3. Gustav The Faun
                    4. Phoebe’s Theme
                    5. Tenderfoot Pegasus
                    Side B
                    1. Joan
                    2. Mystic Brine
                    3. The Tower
                    4. End Credits Theme



                      ‘PSA’ is the debut album from Houston R&B artist and singer-songwriter, Peyton.

                      Producers on the album include Biako, Jay Anthony, Vicky Farewell and Keys & Krates.

                      Unique artwork by Lance Flowers.

                      Radiating confidence and self-love, ‘PSA’ sees Peyton standing in the spotlight and making herself heard, paying homage to her identity and Texan roots.

                      In 2019, she released her debut Stones Throw EP, ‘Reach Out’. Now, she is ready to make her ‘PSA’ to the world.

                      Peyton previously collaborated with Steve Lacy of The Internet for the single ‘Verbs’.

                      Peyton’s track ‘Sweet Honey’ was featured on Issa Rae’s hit HBO series ‘Insecure’.

                      For fans of Cleo Sol, Nao, SAULT, The Internet, Steve Lacy, Sudan Archives, Greentea Peng, ELIZA, Pip Millett.

                      TRACK LISTING

                      What Did I Do
                      Let It Flow Ft. Brice Blanco
                      Ppl Say
                      Vicky’s Interlude
                      Big Flexer Ft. Ian McGilber
                      Don’t U Wanna Fly
                      Tad Bit
                      It’s Been So Long
                      Perfect Peach
                      Pure Imagination


                      When There’s Love Around

                        When There’s Love Around is GRAMMY Award-winning artist Kiefer’s second album for Stones Throw - For the first time, Kiefer is joined by a full band, including Sam Wilkes, Carlos Niño, DJ Harrison (Butcher Brown), and many more 

                        For fans of Kamaal Williams, Kamasi Washington, Blue Lab Beats, Sam Wilkes, Moses Boyd, Yussef Dayes

                        TRACK LISTING

                        Side A
                        01. Introduction
                        02. I Remember This Picture
                        03. Lift Somebody Up
                        04. Earthly Things
                        Side B
                        01. Crybaby
                        02. Curly
                        03. A Wish For You
                        04. Loving Hands
                        Side C
                        01. Areti's Love
                        02. With You Where You Are
                        03. When There's Love Around
                        Side D
                        01. I Love My Friends
                        02. Thinking Of You (vinyl Bonus) 


                        Kickinit Alone

                          One of the top dogs in LA's new school of jazz musicians, pianist and producer Kiefer comes through with his first LP for Leaving Records. "Kickinit Alone" sees the producer marry swung sampler beats, dusty Rhodes licks, gentle fretwork and low slung basslines into a downbeat delight. Situated perfectly between blunted hip hop beats and modern jazz, this pretty much typifies the 'lo-fi hip hop to chill to" playlists.

                          For fans of Kamaal Williams, Kamasi Washington, Blue Lab Beats, Sam Wilkes, Moses Boyd, Yussef Dayes

                          TRACK LISTING

                          Evil Eye (feat. Hether)
                          5000 Dollar Check
                          Butterfly Inside My House
                          U R What U Repeatedly Do
                          Happysad Sunday
                          Most Beautiful Grl
                          In Pursuit Of U
                          Reinvent Yo Self
                          Kickinit Alone

                          Kiefer is one of the US jazz and beat scene’s most exciting artists, with a broad international fanbase. He won a Grammy for his collaboration with Anderson .Paak and has also collaborated with SiR.

                          "Between Days" is the final instalment in Kiefer’s trilogy of EPs (with 2019’s "Bridges" and "Superbloom" making up the tryptich).

                          With the exception of the final track, all the songs on "Between Days" were recorded in quarantine, between 2020 and 2021. While the EP reflects the time in which it was written and recorded, "Between Days" is about transition, nostalgia, finding purpose and remaining hopeful.

                          Includes the Roy Ayers classic that’s also a fan and radio favourite, "Everybody Loves The Sunshine".

                          For fans of Alfa Mist, Blue Lab Beats, Thundercat, D’Angelo, Knxwledge, Mndsgn, Samiyam, Sam Gendel.

                          STAFF COMMENTS

                          Matt says: Mega laid back soul album full of interesting sound collages and a dusty, backroom piano guiding it all with a warm hand.

                          TRACK LISTING

                          Between Days
                          Labored Breathing
                          Running Out The Clock (ft.The Kount)
                          Work And Purpose (ft. 10.4 ROG)
                          His Heart Grew Three
                          Sizes (ft. Lakey Inspired
                          Everybody Loves The Sunshine (ft. Theo Croker)

                          Stimulator Jones

                          Low Budget Environments Striving For Perfection

                          Instrumental beat record from multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer and hip-hop DJ Stimulator Jones, curated with Stones Throw founder Peanut Butter Wolf. Follow up to his debut album, ‘Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures’, featuring break out hit ‘Soon Never Comes’. 

                          ‘Low Budget Environments Striving For Perfection’ is comprised of atmospheric hip-hop beats, mainly using a Yamaha SU700. Focussed and singular in style, direction and execution yet occupying a suitably stoned, hazy and liminal area which gives way to psychedelic day dreams amd optimistic moods.

                          Stimulator Jones counts Billie Eilish as a fan - she has posted his track ‘Soon Never Comes’ multiple times on her socials. For fans of Dan Kye, Matt Martians, DãM-FunK, Mndsgn, Jitwam, DJ Harrison, Swarvy, Butcher Brown etc.

                          Artwork by illustrator Adam Castle. 

                          STAFF COMMENTS

                          Barry says: Super chill syncopated beats and lo-fi instrumental hip-hop business here from Stimulator Jones, swinging between glitchy cut-up scratches and scattered MPC swing. It's a brilliantly psychedelic and brilliantly constructed set of gems.

                          TRACK LISTING

                          1. The Essence
                          2. Dungeon Master
                          3.Chill & Sip
                          4. How Much You Care
                          5. Icy Altitudes
                          6. Heat Index
                          7. Blowin Gold
                          8. Flow Speed
                          9. Errybodyguh
                          10. Ecstasy Ride
                          11. Grover Chop
                          12. Thunderball
                          13. Figueroa
                          14. Watermelon Slices
                          15. Rhythm Ace
                          16. Peaceful
                          17. Spirit (JD)
                          18. Vague Vibes
                          19. Quarantine
                          20. Side Step
                          21. Useless Trees
                          22. Sun Rays
                          23. Juju

                          The Steoples

                          Wide Through The Eyes Of No One

                            Inspired by the psychological effects of modern life and their direct personal experiences, The Steoples are back with their second album for Stones Throw, ‘Wide Through The Eyes Of No One’.

                            Drawing on an eclectic range of sounds from Latin rhythms to 1980s soul and sombre tones of folk fused with R&B, ‘Wide Through The Eyes Of No One’ incorporates live instrumentation from a new cast of players. The album also explores social commentary, with confessional lyrics that contemplate the nuances of isolation.

                            The Steoples are the LA-based avant-soul duo of Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker and Yeofi Andoh. The pair’s second album for Stones Throw follows on from their debut ‘Six Rocks’.

                            Gabriel has released two albums as Frankie Reyes on Stones Throw: ‘Boleros Valses y Mas’ in 2016 and ‘Originalitos’ in 2020. He has also released music under the alias Gifted & Blessed. Yeofi has previously collaborated with artists including Theo Parrish and DJ Spinna under the moniker A Race of Angels.

                            For fans of Frankie Reyes, A Race Of Angels, The Black Pumas, Earl St. Clair, Steve Arrington, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Michael Kiwanuka, Little Dragon.

                            STAFF COMMENTS

                            Matt says: The illusive and erratic The Steoples switch tact from Gifted & Blessed to Stones Throw, pushing a more avant-soul sound for the adventurous.

                            TRACK LISTING

                            Everybody’s Song
                            The Good News
                            In The Dance
                            Lonely Behavior
                            Wide Through The Eyes Of No One
                            Leaning On Me
                            The Real Wealth
                            Alas Alice

                            Mayer Hawthorne

                            Impressions EP (RSD21 EDITION)



                              Mayer Hawthorne is an R&B / soul singer who debuted on Stones Throw in 2009 with A Strange Arrangement - The Impressions EP, a collection of covers, was released in 2011 for free online. This RSD exclusive edition brings these covers to vinyl for the first time - Exclusive art for the vinyl by Alvaro Ilizarbe / Freegums - Includes covers of tracks by Chromeo, Average White Band, ELO, and more Tracklisting Side A 1. Mr. Blue Sky 2. Donít Turn The Lights On 3. Youíve Got The Makings Of A Lover Side B 4. Fantasy Girl 5. Little Person 6. Work To Do

                              New record from LA electronic post punk trio Automatic containing reimagined tracks from their debut album "Signal". Remixers include Sudan Archives, Peanut Butter Wolf, Kevin Haskins (Bauhaus), JooJoo (Froth), Peaking Lights and Panther Modern.

                              The B-side features a 20-minute extended mix of "Calling It", originally composed for fashion house Céline.

                              Automatic are Lola Dompe (drums / vocals), Izzy Glaudini (synths / vocals) and Halle Saxon Gaines (bass / vocals).

                              TRACK LISTING

                              Strange Conversations (Sudan Archives Remix)
                              Signal (JooJoo Remix)
                              Highway (Kevin Haskins Dub Remix)
                              Suicide In Texas (Panther Modern Remix)
                              Too Much Money (Peanut Butter Wolf Remix)
                              Calling It (Celine Extended Mix)

                              Benny Sings


                                In an industry always pinning its hopes on the next big trend, Benny Sings is in it for the long haul. The Dutch artist has honed a signature sound while creating a colorful catalog of essential pop gems that have led to loyal global following. Music is Benny's 8th full length album, and his second on Stones Throw after City Pop. Featuring Tom Misch, KYLE, Mac DeMarco, Emily King, and more, this is a must have for fans of any of the above as well as Real Estate and Connan Mockasin.

                                STAFF COMMENTS

                                Barry says: It's perfect for Stones Throw this, a heady combination of grooving soul, twinkling pop and downbeat percussion. If you're in any doubt, then have a quick glance at the collaborations the silken-voiced producer has got going too. Beautiful grooves all round.

                                TRACK LISTING

                                01. Nobody’s Fault (ft. Tom Misch)
                                02. Here It Comes
                                03. Sunny Afternoon
                                04. Rolled Up (ft. Mac DeMarco)
                                05. Lost Again
                                06. Break Away
                                07. Kids (ft. KYLE)
                                08. Run Right Back
                                09. Miracles (ft. Emily King)
                                10. Music

                                John Carroll Kirby


                                  ‘Conflict’ is an album on inviting peace in from pianist, producer and composer John Carroll Kirby.

                                  Intended as a balm for this time of crisis, ‘Conflict’ aims to provide a welcome opportunity to step away from the breakneck pace and profound anxiety of the news cycle and take a moment instead to listen and reflect.

                                  John Carroll Kirby follows up his Stones Throw debut ‘My Garden’ with this soothing collection of ambient pieces for piano.

                                  For fans of Nils Frahm, Max Richter, Ólafur Arnalds, Brambles, Jóhann Jóhannsson, William Basinski, Peter Broderick, Rafael Anton Irisarri.

                                  TRACK LISTING

                                  A Pilgrims Trail
                                  Anthony Joshua In My House (Anthony Joshua At Home)
                                  Walking Through A House Where A Family Has Lived
                                  Iconic Portraits Mutilated During The Spanish Civil War
                                  Who Will Replace Brandon Lee
                                  Canyon (Waiting Alive In A Canyon)
                                  Inside A Ruin

                                  Teeth Agency

                                  You Don’t Have To Live In Pain

                                  Teeth Agency is the audio/visual project of London based multi-instrumentalist and producer Jesse Hackett and Chicago visual artist and gallerist Mariano Chavez. Their first full length LP You Don’t Have to Live In Pain will come out on Stones Throw in 2021.

                                  The duo is united by their interest in experimental visuals and a varied range of unconventional musical styles including lizard lounge jazz, stoner doom pysch and absurdist soul horrorrama. The fourteen songs on their debut album curated by Peanut Butter Wolf, take the listener through a diverse range of moods and settings.

                                  STAFF COMMENTS

                                  Matt says: DIY & lo-fi jazz, funk and lounge stuff here, which loosely sounds like a mix between Jeff Phelps, Cody Chestnutt, James Ferraro and Timmy Thomas (!!!). Absolutely uncategorizable genius only Stones Throw could release.

                                  TRACK LISTING

                                  1. Anon
                                  2. Wolfs Jam
                                  3. Many People (Remake)
                                  4. Jesse / Eska Games
                                  5. The Dummy Run
                                  6. Fazer Folk (Teeth Version)
                                  7. Abbana Kange
                                  8. Queen Of The Night
                                  9. One For Tusk
                                  10. Harpoon Land (Remake)
                                  11. Fly Porridge
                                  12. Do You Like Bunnies
                                  13. Chucky Had A Bad Day
                                  14. Clean New Old Me

                                  Steve Arrington

                                  Down To The Lowest Terms : The Soul Sessions

                                    After a 7-year hiatus, funk legend Steve Arrington returns with his uplifting and soulful new album ‘Down To The Lowest Terms: The Soul Sessions’, with artists including Mndsgn, Knxwledge and Jerry Paper on production. The album portrays his diversity of influences, which sees Arrington drawing on funk, soul, jazz, electronic and R&B.  

                                    Steve Arrington is known for his innovative vocals on classics including ‘Watching You’ and ‘Just A Touch of Love’, with Slave, as well as his solo work with tracks including ‘Dancin’ in the Key of Life’, ‘Weak at the Knees’ and ‘Nobody Can Be You’. His music has greatly influenced the hip hop generation, having been sampled by Jay-Z, A Tribe Called Quest, Pharrell, 50 Cent, 2Pac, De La Soul, Snoop Dogg and many more.  

                                    ‘Down To The Lowest Terms: The Soul Sessions’ is Steve Arrington’s first solo album since 2009’s ‘Pure Thang’. 

                                    Arrington’s recent collaboration with Thundercat on the single ‘Black Qualls’, for his album ‘It Is What It Is’, was added to the BBC 6 Music A-List and performed live on Jimmy Kimmel. Arrington’s latest release was the collaboration ‘Higher’ with Dam-Funk in 2013, praised by Pitchfork, Exclaim! and more.

                                    STAFF COMMENTS

                                    Matt says: Rich in authentic, old school, proper FUNK; this one should appeal to fans of George Clinton's many projects as well as any newer modern funk devotees coming from the PPU, Star Creature angle. TIP!

                                    TRACK LISTING

                                    1. The Joys Of Love
                                    2. Make A Difference
                                    3.Soulful I Need That In My
                                    4. Life
                                    5. Keep Dreamin'
                                    6. Love Knows
                                    7. My Favorite Swing
                                    8. Good Mood
                                    9. Love Is Gone
                                    10. Work On It
                                    11. You’re Not Ready
                                    12. Make Ya Say Yie
                                    13. All I Wanna Do
                                    14. It’s Alright

                                    Benny Sings Feat. Mac DeMarco

                                    Rolled Up

                                      ‘Rolled Up’ features US indie star Mac DeMarco.

                                      This is the third single from Benny Sings’ forthcoming album, following ‘Music’ and ‘Sunny Afternoon’.

                                      Guests on the forthcoming album also include KYLE, Tom Misch, Emily King and Remi Wolf, among many others.

                                      7” features the original version of ‘Rolled Up’ on the A-side and an exclusive instrumental version on the flip.

                                      For fans of Jordan Rakei, Tom Misch, Real Estate, Connan Mockasin, Nick Hakim.

                                      TRACK LISTING

                                      Rolled Up (feat. Mac DeMarco)
                                      Rolled Up (Instrumental)


                                      Cult Survivor (Love Record Stores Edition)

                                        Love Record Stores Edition available from 9am on Saturday June 20th.
                                        Limited to one per person.

                                        Black vinyl + art print.

                                        Jerry Paper


                                          Abracadabra is the second album on Stones Throw from leftfield indie pop artist Jerry Paper. Jerry Paper has previously collaborated with Tyler, The Creator; Weyes Blood; Charlotte Day Wilson, and BadBadNotGood.

                                          TRACK LISTING

                                          1.  Quicksand
                                          2.  Cholla
                                          3.  All I Need
                                          4.  Spit It Out
                                          5.  Memorial Highway
                                          6.  Trash Can
                                          7.  Drunk Man Talk
                                          8.  Game Night
                                          9.  The Imposter
                                          10.  Body Builder On The Shore
                                          11.  Slow Down, Buddy
                                          12.  Apologist
                                          13.  Puppeteer



                                            The new album from Grammy Award-winning beatmaker Knxwledge, a leading contemporary hip hop producer.

                                            ‘1988’ is the highly anticipated follow-up to Knx’s hugely acclaimed 2015 album ‘Hud Dreems’.

                                            ‘1988’’s 22 tracks delve into Knx's intricate world of mesmerizing loops and warm, lo-fi textures.

                                            Available to independent retailers on purple vinyl.

                                            Knxwledge has collaborated with Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak (as NxWorries), Joey Bada$$, Earl Sweatshirt and more.

                                            For fans of Madlib, J Dilla, Mndsgn, Flying Lotus, Teebs.

                                            TRACK LISTING

                                            Dont Be Afraid
                                            [bc] Tm_s Not Promised
                                            Do You
                                            Thats Allwekando.
                                            Be Safe
                                            Itkanbe[sonice] Feat. NxWorries
                                            Minding_my Business feat. Durand Bernarr


                                            Spiritual Sleaze

                                              Rejoicer is a Tel Aviv-based musician making cosmic jazz-tinged electronica. He has collaborated with Mndsgn, Georgia Anne Muldrow and Dudley Perkins, as well as being a member of the band Buttering Trio and running the Raw Tapes label. Several tracks on ‘Spiritual Sleaze’ include vocals, with featured guests including iogi, KerenDun, Nitai Hershkovits, Jenny Penkin and Sam Wilkes. Rejoicer cites Sun Ra, Aphex Twin, Steve Reich, Dabrye, Eric Satie, Wu Tang Clan and Scientist among his musical inspirations.

                                              For fans of Kiefer, Mndsgn, Teebs, Flying Lotus, BADBADNOTGOOD, Thundercat, Shigeto.

                                              TRACK LISTING

                                              Moon Hike
                                              Pre Memory Circle
                                              Song For The Spirit Flights
                                              Heart Way Or No Way (Chapeau)
                                              Up In Flames Feat. Iogi
                                              Aura Sight
                                              Earth Talk Ft Sam Wilkes
                                              Crystal Lagoon
                                              My Beans Ft KerenDun
                                              The Pride, Oh, The Pride
                                              No Bells Rang That Day Ft Nitai Hershkovits
                                              Lemons Ft Jenny Penkin
                                              Third Eye Jungle Run
                                              Eagle In The Lodge
                                              There Is Time

                                              Athena is the debut album from violinist, singer, songwriter and producer Sudan Archives. Sudan Archives is widely acclaimed for her thrilling combination of styles: powerful and anthemic R&B, electronic music, a violin style inspired by Northeast African fiddling, and West African rhythms. For Athena, she collaborated with a wide cast of songwriters, producers and musicians for a sound that is her fullest and richest to date, while staying true to the unique blend of influences that has won her fans around the world.

                                              STAFF COMMENTS

                                              Millie says: It’s difficult not to swoon over Sudan Archive’s incredible violin playing abilities, it’s so deep in its intensity and soulful to the core. Refreshingly original and artistic, her sound is like nothing else, ‘Confessions’ and ‘Glorious’ are out of this world good!

                                              TRACK LISTING

                                              SIDE ONE

                                              1. Did You Know
                                              2. Confessions
                                              3. Black Vivaldi Sonata
                                              4. Down On Me
                                              5. Ballet Of The Unhatched Twins I
                                              6. Green Eyes

                                              SIDE TWO

                                              7. Iceland Moss
                                              8. Coming Up
                                              9. House Of Open Tuning II
                                              10. Glorious
                                              11. Stuck
                                              12. Limitless
                                              13. Honey
                                              14. Pelicans In The Summer



                                                Automatic is a three-piece electronic post-punk band from LA formed in 2017: Lola Dompe (drums / vocals), Izzy Glaudini (synths / vocals), and Halle Saxon Gaines (bass / vocals). Automatic’s explosive live shows have earned them countless fans on the West Coast. They have shared the stage with bands such as Surfbort, Poptone and Flat Worms For fans of: Savages, Suicide, Neu!, Broadcast.

                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                1. Too Much Money
                                                2. Calling It
                                                3. Suicide In Texas
                                                4. I Love You, Fine
                                                5. Highway
                                                6. Signal
                                                7. Humanoid
                                                8. Damage
                                                9. Electrocution
                                                10. Champagne
                                                11. Strange Conversations



                                                  Mndsgn is an electronic producer influenced by hip-hop and synthesised funk and has previously released two albums on Stones Throw: "Body Wash" (2016) and ‘Yawn Zen’ (2014).

                                                  "Snaxx" is a return to the kind of beatmaking that has gained Mndgsn a large worldwide following. A mixtape-like sequence that meanders, jerks and dips through boom-bat, celebral atmospheres, downbeat head nodders and stoned-out curios.

                                                  For fans of Thundercat, Flying Lotus, Shigeto, Onra and Madlib's "Beat Conductor" series...

                                                  "Snaxx" features close collaborators, LA musicians Pink Siifu and Jon Bap.

                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                  Hydration Station
                                                  Over Ez
                                                  Deviled Eggs
                                                  Chips Feat. Jon Bap
                                                  Snaxx W U Ft Asal Hazel
                                                  Ggardenn Ft Pink Siifu

                                                  Dutch pop maverick Benny Sings has been working his quirky AOR magic for fifteen years now, fusing R&B, pop, soul and jazz into bangers and ballads without gaining the widespread recognition he deserves. I get the feeling all that is about to change. In the past couple of years, Benny Sings co-wrote and featured on Rex Orange County’s hit ‘Loving Is Easy’ and has collaborated with Anderson Paak, GoldLink and Mndsgn, among others.
                                                  Now he's back with his sixth LP, and first for Stones Throw, "City Pop", a glorious selection of high gloss pop songs featuring the likes of Mayer Hawthorne and Cornelius. Despite a heavy Japanese influence on the LP, whether it be collaborators Cornelius and Sukimaswitch (the “Japanese Steely Dan”) or sleeve artist Ryu Okubo, the LP's title isn't a straight reference to the Japanese pop of the 80s, but rather a reflection of the international cities which shaped its creation. Written and recorded in New York, LA, Tokyo, Paris and Benny’s hometown of Amsterdam, this is global soul for the next generation.

                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                  Everything I Know
                                                  Not Enough
                                                  Duplicate Ft Mocky
                                                  Late At Night
                                                  So Far So Good
                                                  My World Ft Cornelius
                                                  Softly (Tokyo)


                                                  Energy Dreams

                                                    Brand new oto the Stones Throw label is Rejoicer with the album Energy Dreams. Rooted in jazz and beats it’s an all-consuming atmospheric synth-based album filled with jazzy goodness. Drawing on the psychedelia of spiritual jazz, its name, track titles and artwork are inspired by visions of lucid dreams. This is perfect if you like the sorts of Flying Lotus, Badbadnotgood and Hiatus Kaiyote. 

                                                    Jerry Paper

                                                    Your Cocoon

                                                      Jerry Paper is the creative persona of LA based multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Lucas Nathan.

                                                      Jerry Paper’s first release for Stones Throw following releases on Orange Milk and Beach Fossils’ Bayonet label.

                                                      For fans of Homeshake, Mac DeMarco, Connan Mockasin, Mild High Club.

                                                      The B-side ‘New Chains (Demo)’ is exclusive to the 7” format.

                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                      Your Cocoon
                                                      New Chains (Demo)

                                                      Gabriel Garzón-Montano

                                                      Golden Wings

                                                      Gabriel Garzón-Montano follows up his 2017 album ‘Jardín’ with this new single, recorded at the famous analogue Waterfront Studios in Hudson, NY.

                                                      Contemporary R&B / soul for fans of Moses Sumney, Sampha, Nick Hakim.

                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                      Golden Wings
                                                      Golden Wings (Instrumental)


                                                      Wanna Be Your Man

                                                        Follow-up to 1984’s highly influential "Right On Time", a holy grail among boogie / funk vinyl collectors (we've had both a boot and an official repress over the years, PPU handling the legit one...). Produced by Mndsgn and featuring Los Angeles songstress Nite Jewel this is specialist tackle for sure. Galvanized slap bass, intricate drum programming, on classic rhythm boxes; a Prince-esque vocal delivery and delightfully languid, highly sensuous delivery throughout. Un-hurried and relaxed, let Prophet be your man for the night or the day.

                                                        For fans of Mndsgn, Thundercat, Doug Hream Blunt, Dam-Funk & Full Beam!FM 

                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                        Wanna Be Your Man
                                                        Ooo Wee Yeah
                                                        I Do Love
                                                        Tonight (ft Nite Jewel)
                                                        Really Turn Me On
                                                        Right On Time
                                                        I Do

                                                        Stimulator Jones’ music never draws on just one place or time, instead dipping in and out of classic R&B / Soul styles from the 1970s and 1980s to the present day. On his debut album, ‘Exotic Worlds And Masterful Treasures’, Stimulator Jones’ elastic voice and instrumental grooves evoke the heady feel of R&B favourites like Rick James, K-Ci & JoJo and The Gap Band. For fans of Jamie Lidell, Mndsgn, Dam-Funk, Mayer Hawthorne. Artwork by Dewey Saunders (Anderson .Paak, OWSLA).

                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                        Water Slide
                                                        Give My All
                                                        Feel Your Arms Around Me
                                                        Trippin On You
                                                        I Want You Too
                                                        Soon Never Comes
                                                        Need Your Body
                                                        Suite Luv
                                                        Tell Me Girl
                                                        Tempt Me With Your Love

                                                        NxWorries (Knxwledge & Anderson .Paak)

                                                        Yes Lawd! Remixes

                                                          Yes Lawd! Remixes, is a new reworking of the critically acclaimed debut album from NxWorries. Knxwledge continues a Stones Throw tradition started by Madlib, by remixing his own album, adding a new interpretation to the tracks featuring Anderson .Paak’s vocals. “Two artists working at the absolute height of their talents” – Pitchfork “One of the best albums of 2016” – Complex “Yes Lawd! is an album that feels alive, a living and breathing object that nods to the past while staying in the present” - The FADER “The inspired combo of Paak’s soulful rasp and Knxwledge’s cratedigging sample...makes this album something special in a year that’s already filled with strong R&B LPs”

                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                          1. Alltype
                                                          2. Livvin
                                                          3. Wngs
                                                          4. Best 1
                                                          5. Kutless
                                                          6. Lyk Dis
                                                          7. Idntrembrwell
                                                          8. HAN
                                                          9. $cared
                                                          10. Best 2
                                                          11. Suede
                                                          12. Reali(the)nd

                                                          Gabriel Garzón-Montano

                                                          Jardin Instrumentals

                                                            Sampled by Drake (“Jungle”) and G-Eazy (“Running”). Instrumental versions of Gabriel’s Stones Throw Records debut Jardín now available on limited edition wax. Gabriel Garzón-Montano’s formidable skills have come to fruition on Jardín in his Stones Throw debut. “This album came out of wanting to make music that reminds people how beautiful life is and how delicate their heart is,” he said. “I’ve always wanted to make music that is healing, comforting, and funky. I named the album Jardín hoping for it to create a space for healing when people put it on. “A garden is full of life, growth and beauty,” Gabriel said of choosing that unifying image as the title for his new album. “It makes me think of green and white and all the colors as they appear in different flowers.” That vivid spectrum bursts forth on Jardín itself and the album contains references to fruit of all sorts, sour mango, juicy tangerines and sweet peaches. From the heartache and aching vocals that float over the dusty drums of “Crawl” to the stutter-step thump of “Bombo Fabrika” to the high falsetto he nails on “Octave,” Garzón-Montano proves himself to already be one of 2017’s biggest breakout talents.

                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                            1. Trial (Instrumental)
                                                            2. Sour Mango (Instrumental)
                                                            3. Fruitflies (Instrumental)
                                                            4. The Game (Instrumental)
                                                            5. Long Ears (Instrumental)
                                                            6. Crawl (Instrumental)
                                                            7. Bombo Fabrika (Instrumental)
                                                            8. Cantiga (Instrumental)
                                                            9. My Balloon (Instrumental)
                                                            10. Lullaby (Instrumental)

                                                            Vex Ruffin’s definitive full-length statement featuring a guest appearance from hip-hop legend Fab 5 Freddy. Fab 5 Freddy’s feature is his first musical project since “Change the Beat,” 30 years ago. Fab hopped onto Vex’s track after an intro from his friend Ben Marlowe, the director/animator of Vex’s new video. Fab 5 Freddy says, “I liked the way this idea organically developed and I began to see my involvement as a sort of art performance piece. The track reminded me of cool dance records that downtown NY DJ’s played back then in the 80’s at places like The Mudd Club, The Garage, Area, Danceteria and Nells where I hung out so I put myself in that mindset when working on my lyrics for this song.”

                                                            STAFF COMMENTS

                                                            Patrick says: Frenetic, frantic and overflowing with ideas, the LP jumps between dubby punk funk, abstract electronica and wonky hip hop, landing at an imaginary collaboration between vintage DFA and Brainfeeder - nuff said!

                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                            1. Intro
                                                            2. 3 AM
                                                            3. The World
                                                            4. The Balance Feat. Fab
                                                            5 Freddy
                                                            5. The Calling
                                                            6. Own Lane
                                                            7. Head Hurts
                                                            8. Front
                                                            9. Off Track
                                                            10. Let You Down
                                                            11. Goes Through
                                                            12. Conveyor

                                                            After releasing their self-titled debut in 2015, Tuxedo (the joint project between Jake One and Mayer Hawthorne) have returned with their second full-length, Tuxedo II. II is an 11-song offering that mixes elements of funk, soul, and dance music to deeply infectious effect, with Jake and Mayer demonstrating their prowess as veterans of those styles throughout.

                                                            Tuxedo is the duo of Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One

                                                            Tuxedo II is their second album, following the success of their self-titled debut LP

                                                            Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One have achieved significant profile individually in the respective fields of soul and hip-hop. As Tuxedo, they come together to mix elements of funk, soul and dance music to deeply infectious effect

                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                            1. Fux With The Tux
                                                            2. 2nd Time Around
                                                            3. Take A Picture
                                                            4. Rotational
                                                            5. Shine
                                                            6. Scooter’s Groove
                                                            7. U Like It
                                                            8. Back In Town
                                                            9. Special
                                                            10. Livin’ 4 Your Lovin’
                                                            11. July

                                                            Gabriel Garzón-Montano


                                                            Gabriel Garzón-Montano’s formidable skills have come to fruition on Jardín in his Stones Throw debut . “This album came out of wanting to make music that reminds people how beautiful life is and how delicate their heart is,” he said. “I’ve always wanted to make music that is healing, comforting, and funky. I named the album Jardín hoping for it to create a space for healing when people put it on. “A garden is full of life, growth and beauty,” Gabriel said of choosing that unifying image as the title for his new album. “It makes me think of green and white and all the colours as they appear in different flowers.” That vivid spectrum bursts forth on Jardín itself and the album contains references to fruit of all sorts, sour mango, juicy tangerines and sweet peaches. From the heartache and aching vocals that float over the dusty drums of “Crawl” to the stutter-step thump of “Bombo Fabrika” to the high falsetto he nails on “Octave,” Garzón-Montano proves himself to already be one of 2017’s biggest breakout talents. 

                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                            1. Trial
                                                            2. Sour Mango
                                                            3. Fruitflies
                                                            4. The Game
                                                            5. Long Ears
                                                            6. Crawl
                                                            7. Bombo Fabrica
                                                            8. Cantiga
                                                            9. My Balloon
                                                            10. Lullaby

                                                            'Yawn Zen' is LA-based hip-hop producer Ringgo Ancheta’s debut album for Stones Throw. Mndsgn’s psychedelic beats have already won him fans such as Danny Brown, who snapped him up to produce a track the lead track for his Classic Drug Referencesrelease and BBC Radio 1’s Benji B. Dazed & Confused described him as “one of the west coast’s finest beat-smiths… each track is a patchwork of lush electronic samples blended together to create warm, sun-drenched little charmers.”

                                                            On 'Yawn Zen', his debut for Stones Throw, Mndsgn has carved himself an unusually calm-sounding place in the Los Angeles beat scene. The influence of labelmates Madlib and J Dilla on this on this collection of laid-back beats is never far off, but Yawn Zen has a psychedelic, jazzy flavour that equally recalls the likes of Flying Lotus, Gonjasufi and Samiyam.

                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                            1: Yawn
                                                            2: Homewards
                                                            3: Sheets
                                                            4: Frugality
                                                            5: Exchanging
                                                            6: Convert
                                                            7: Arklight
                                                            8: Camelblues
                                                            9: Txt (Msgs)
                                                            10: Am
                                                            11: Afternoon Shuffle
                                                            12: Zen

                                                            The Stepkids

                                                            The Lottery / The Art Of Forgetting

                                                            The Stepkids are three singer/songwriters. “A lot of what excites us about this band is this band itself,” says bassist and keyboardist Dan Edinberg. “It’s not either of us; it’s about creating an entity where the entity itself is what’s important.” As a result, every song on the Stepkids self-titled debut album is written with equal input from each member. “All three of us write and all three of us sing,” says Jeff Gitelman, who resigned from touring as Alicia Keys’ guitarist to concentrate full-time on recording the Stepkids self-titled debut album. Drummer Tim Walsh continues, “There’s an equal split in the creative process. Any lyric, any melody, any idea could have been done by any of us.” This approach comes from more than a decade of musical experimentation and experience. Raised on the East Coast jazz and R&B circuit, individual band members went on to share stages with 50 Cent and Lauryn Hill, tour internationally with indie punk band Zox, score movies and commercials and produce solo albums. The Stepkids groove is a fusion of punk and jazz, West African and 1960s folk, neo and classic soul, classic funk and 20th century classical. The band produce, engineer and record themselves on a reel-to-reel. There’s no singular icon, no singular sound, and no singular way of making it happen for the Stepkids. It’s psychedelia for the 21st century, where the focus is on the whole.

                                                            STAFF COMMENTS

                                                            Philippa says: Have Steely Dan reformed? Blue-eyed soul meets yacht rock with just a touch of jazz-funk on this two tracker.

                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                            1. The Lottery
                                                            2. The Lottery (Instrumental)
                                                            3. The Art Of Forgetting
                                                            4. The Art Of Forgetting (Instrumental)

                                                            The Lions

                                                            This Generation - 7" Box Set

                                                              Inspired by reggae, sound system culture and the myriad of musical styles influenced by Jamaican music old and new, The Lions’ sound is firmly placed in soul music. All the guys in The Lions grew up on classic Jamaican records so since they began they have wanted to give their records that same edge and roughness that they grew up hearing on LPs by The Upsetters, Soul Syndicate, The Rockers Band and Roots Radics. The rhythm section was all recorded to tape, the Hammond buzzed a little, fuses blew and good mistakes were left in. They basically made the dusty reggae soul LP THEY have been wanting to hear for years. The band draws together a dozen or so of LA’s elite reggae and soul forerunners who loosely coalesced as The Lions in 2007. The band features Deston Berry and Alex Désert, members of the legendary ska band Hepcat, who form half of the vocal team. The other half is the sweet falsetto of Malik Moore and DJ stylings of Black Shakespeare, the charismatic cousin of Robbie Shakespeare (of Sly & Robbie fame). Production is by Connie Price. This special vinyl version of the album is packaged in a limited edition 45 box set, comprised of seven 45s, plus a Stones Throw bonus fan club 45.

                                                              Georgia Anne Muldrow

                                                              Fragments Instrumentals

                                                                Stones Throw slim Georgia Anne Muldrow's amazing "Olesi - Fragments Of An Earth" album down to 14 short instrumentals. Listening to these beats and it becomes blatantly obvious why people are calling her the female Madlib.

                                                                J Dilla


                                                                  Not a conventional album by any means, Dilla's "Donuts" is a collection of numerous short productions that he kept to himself rather than use on his work with Madlib, Q-Tip, Common and Slum Village. Like a private DJ mixtape, they clock in on average at around nintey seconds, yet this is not merely a beats compilation, but mini sample-manipulations glommed from other funk, soul, disco, rap and rock sources. With awfully coincidental timing, Dilla passed away the week that the album was released, having been suffering from an incurable blood disorder. A fitting epitaph to a unique talent.

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