Stones Throw


The Myth of Prophet, a Lost Funk Great Who's Back From Outer Space

Decades after his cultishly beloved debut 'Right on Time,' the mononymous musician returns with a new record, ready to tell his story of acid, aliens, and a lifetime hustling.
Dan Gentile
thump news

Stones Throw's Peanut Butter Wolf Pays Tribute to Fallen Musicians With 'RIP2016' Mixes

The label founder shares a three-volume series featuring Prince, David Bowie, and other artists we lost last year.
Max Mohenu
New music

Let the New NxWorries Track "Get Bigger" Coast Through Your Sensory Organs

Yes, all of them.
Phil Witmer

A Freak Is a Freak, and Egyptian Lover Is an Icon

Ahead of his new anthology, we spoke with the gilded lothario about 808s, the state of DJing, and how he shaped West Coast hip-hop as we know it.
Max Bell

Stones Throw Beatsmith Samiyam Traces His Unlikely Journey from Mops and Brooms to Rocking Rooms

Once a teenage dreamer settling for janitorial work in his Michigan hometown, he now records albums for Brainfeeder and Stones Throw.
Reed Jackson
thump news

Indie Music Service Drip Has Dried Up

Labels like OWSLA, Stones Throw and Dirtybird have lost a fan-favorite platform.
Joshua Glazer
J Dilla

Stones Throw To Press 10th Anniversary Edition Of J Dilla's 'Donuts' To Vinyl

Will include original Jeff Jank artwork and liner notes by 33 1/3rd 'Donuts' writer Jordan Ferguson.
Michael Scott Barron
Dām Funk

DāM-FunK: Inviting the Light

The master of modern funk opens up about prog rock, supersized burgers, and why dance music journalism is just the revenge of the nerds.
Josh Baines
thump news

Stream Dam-Funk's First Album in Six Years Before Its Official Release

'Invite the Light' features collaborations with Q-Tip, Ariel Pink, Snoop Dog, Junie Morrison, Kid Sister, and many more.
Gabby Bess
VICE Premiere

Duppy Gun's 'Flip Top Riddim' Will Send You to Dub Paradise

The track has Sun Ra–grade synths and enough chill goodness to make the hairs on your nugs stand on end.
Charlie Ambler

LA Label Huh What and Where Will Have Your Back in a Pinch

Get acquainted with the label that brought you Ta-Ku, Kaytranada, Sweater Beats, and more.
Lauren Schwartzberg

Listen to a New Song from M.E.D., Blu, Madlib, and Dam-Funk

Let your ears drift to a happy place.
Noisey Staff