hip hop

Monster Rally – Mystery Cove LP

May 25, 2017 New Music

Summer of 2011. In the dense forests of the Olympic Peninsula, I lay on an uprooted mossy giant, bathing in the leaf-filtered sunlight and sharp echoes of bird calls. From the nearby trail I hear a faint repetitive rhythmic chime advancing forward, swirls of South Pacific strings becoming more apparent with every passing second. A beautifully eerie psychedelic loop of island instruments and hip-hop percussion pouring from one of twenty-something cargo pockets hanging loosely around a friends’ legs. Still lyingRead More

Star Slinger – Good Chance

April 28, 2017 New Music

In a slight deviation from his recent bass-heavy rap sounds, Star Slinger has taken to showcasing a few old and unreleased songs on Soundcloud. We were surprised to see it culminate in the release of his short but upbeat new song “Good Chance”. Sampling from soul artist Jimmy J. Barnes and topped with quick high-hat rolls, the song quickly takes shape as a fantastic little pick-me-up for your day. Good Chance by Star Slinger

Jinsang – life.

April 7, 2017 New Music

For those of you who listen to Café Chill on the radio, you may have heard a few of the catchy little bumps that we use between segments. Some of our recent favorites come to us from California-based beat maker Jinsang. With the release of his album “life.” in late 2016, Jinsang quickly became a house favorite for escaping the bitter cold clutches of winter and accompanying our hangouts in the off chance that we receive a day of sun.Read More

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Café Chill is Public Radio's weekly curated chill mix, produced by KNHC Productions in Seattle, WA. Your curator is Seth Bolin.
 
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About The Curator/Host

Seth Bolin has been involved in the Pacific Northwest electronic music scene for years, as a member of Go Periscope and several other projects. In 2015, he became part of the Café Chill team, taking hosting and curation duties.