Nobi and B-Boy Fidget Come “Clean” On New Banger

Cover for Nobi single "Clean" is drawn in the style of RugRats cartoon with pictures of Nobi, B-Boy Fidget-, theDGTL, and Philip Peterson.

Nobi and B-Boy Fidget Come “Clean” On New Banger by Nate Hodge Nobi and B-Boy Fidget have tag-teamed up on a new feel-good joint called “Clean” just in time to lead us out of winter.  When you hear the opening notes, you immediately understand that you needed a joint like this.  The airy production from […]

Open Your Ears To The <i>Black Tape NW</i>

Cover for the Black Tape NW is a black cassette tape against a white background.

Open Your Ears To The Black Tape NW By Nate Hodge Once upon a time, the compilation was a huge part of underground Hip Hop.  The West Coast especially saw careers rocket off an appearance on a dope comp that was in everyone’s tape deck or Discman.  The aughts swapped the comp for the mixtape, […]

theDGTL Leveling Up With Two New Singles

theDGTL stands outside with a fedora and sunglasses on.

theDGTL Leveling Up With Two New Singles By Nate Hodge TheDGTL aka Jake Hillard continues his active run with two new singles for 2021 released back to back.  The first is “Minutes” and features Nobi guest versing with his usual gold standard pen game on a track directed at the objects of their affections.  But […]

Nobi Destroys Mics On New EP <i>Silhouette</i>

Cover for Nobi EP "Silhouette" features a shadowy image of Nobi holding an umbrella while standing under an open walled structure outside.

Nobi Destroys Mics On New EP Silhouette Photo by Zac Lauer By Josh Rizeberg Striking while the iron is hot is so very important in this fast-paced digital music world. Following the critical-acclaim of his 2020 release Fulminate, Nobi from Washington State drops a concise, four track ep titled Silhouette. Production is handled by Evngeo, […]

TheDGTL Steps Out From Behind The Boards On Two New Singles

theDGTL stands behind some yellow plants gazing to the left.

TheDGTL Steps Out From Behind The Boards On Two New Singles By Nate Hodge The last couple of years have seen producer theDGTL skyrocket into a firm position in the trenches of the greater Seattle Hip Hop production scene, working on projects with Nobi, Perry Porter, Marshall Law Band, and many others.  He is also […]

Nobi’s Debut Album “Fulminate” is a Soundtrack To Today & Not To Be Missed

Cover for Nobi's album Fulminate features a pixelated black and white image of Nobi's face, eyes closed, looking to the sky.

Nobi’s Debut Album Fulminate is a soundtrack to today and not to be missed Guest Review By Josh Rizeberg This time in the world calls for action: Action against police-brutality, against racial-injustice, and fighting to empower The People. Young Folks are at the forefront of movements and this one is no different. If you have […]

“New Chains” is Nobi’s Attack On Society’s Obsession With Piles of Nothing

A shadow of a figure standing in a window is seen over a pile of scattered cash and jewelry.

“New Chains” is Nobi’s Attack On Society’s Obsession With Piles of Nothing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cttzX2YIsuc No one who knows Nobi’s music would be surprised ever at his ability to murder tracks, but his transition further into insightful, deep material truly is starting to highlight the depth of his thinking.  His latest piece “New Chains” is a scathing […]

Producer theDGTL Steps Into The Solo Box With “Soul On Wax”

Cover of "Soul on Wax" single from TheDGTL.

PRODUCER theDGTL STEPS INTO THE SOLO BOX WITH “SOUL ON WAX” Producer theDGTL has really been hitting his stride in the Seattle scene for a bit now.  But he keeps pulling fresh rabbits out of his hat and on this one takes control of the booth for a full solo heat rock.   “Soul On Wax” […]