Sofie: Happen 2 B There (Lauer Dance Mix)

From Stones Throw recording artist Sofie’s 2020 album Cult Survivor, “Happen 2 B There,” is transformed into a thumping dance tune by Frankfurt-based producer Lauer. The song’s underlying structure remains but Lauer’s emphasis on the instrumentation—digital drums, deep bass and robotic accents—amplifies the original.

Prophet: So Much Love

San Francisco funk artist Prophet’s “So Much Love” appears at the end of  Don’t Forget It, the artist’s second release on Stones Throw Records. Prior to his 2018 album, Wanna Be Your Man (made in collaboration with producer Mndsgn), Prophet hadn’t released a record in 34 years. His 1984 album, Right On Time, was circulated around DJ scenes and became a cult favorite, but never reached …

Benny Sings feat. Mac DeMarco: Rolled Up

Benny Sings and Mac DeMarco’s duet “Rolled Up” rides along a piano-led instrumental. The two vocalists begin the track by wondering “why my life turned south.” Strings fall into place with falsetto provided by Benny Sings (aka Tim van Berkestijn) and the duo soon trades optimistic verses. “Finally see the sun through all of those clouds / holed up, locked out, shut in, held down,” …