In Gambit's 2012 music issue, you'll find a selection of upcoming album previews from local artists, some not-to-miss fall concerts from touring artists, a profile of local music label collectives Community and Chinquapin records, and nine artists to watch. Below, listen to a playlist of artists featured in the issue. (And check out Gambit's 2011 music issue playlist here.)
Heat Dust — "No Hands"
Nesby Phips — "Uptown (feat. Juvenile and Mack Maine)"
Whom Do You Work For? — "Panic"
Vox & The Hound — "The Man You Thought Was King"
Alexis Marceaux — "Wishing Well"
Nicky Da B — "Hot Potato Style"
Luke Winslow-King — "You Hear Me Talkin' To Ya"
Nasimiyu — "Rules Aren't Real"
Au Ras Au Ras — "I Left"
Below, sample artists from the Chinquapin and Community Records collectives.
To get started, grab the 2012 summer sampler featuring artists from both collectives. That's 27 tracks, all available as a free download.
Also, all the releases from Community Records are free to download. Browse their output here.
Sun Hotel, Gifts
Caddywhompus, The Weight
Glish — "Future Things"
Choi Wolf, Fluffy
Native America — "Half-Holiday"
Donovan Wolfington — "Spiders"