flowsfordays Presents: Our Favorite Chicago ‘Indie’ Mixtapes of 2016

Let me start this off by saying this is a list of favorites. These year end lists, while interesting, are sucking the life out of my music intake this year. I have ignored most of them, but I can’t help looking at some of the articles. The one I enjoyed and agreed with the most was Pigeons + Planes. The most God awful one was … Continue reading flowsfordays Presents: Our Favorite Chicago ‘Indie’ Mixtapes of 2016

flowsfordays Presents: Our 50 Favorite Chicago Loosies Of 2016

I don’t even know how to start this off. So much work was put into this post. It was exhausting, it was time-consuming and it was fun. This isn’t a chore for me, more a celebration of Chicago hip hop. 2016 is almost over. Chicago has stood proud proving that the city can’t be fucked with. I’ve been listening to hip hop seriously for quiet … Continue reading flowsfordays Presents: Our 50 Favorite Chicago Loosies Of 2016

flowsfordays Presents: Our 10 Favorite Instrumental Albums of 2016

As each year goes by I see more and more music blogs overlooking hip hop instrumental albums. It’s disappointing to see as many of them are just as intricate and conceptual as albums with lyrics. We’ll always have Donuts, Endtroducing…, and Petestrumentals, but producers around the world are serving up platters of straight up instrumental caviar across the web… yet they are largely unnoticed. (To begin your journey … Continue reading flowsfordays Presents: Our 10 Favorite Instrumental Albums of 2016