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Bones & Beeker "Heartbroken in Love"
Bones & Beeker

The story of Bones & Beeker

  Filmmaker Lamar Landers traveled out to Minneapolis to interview singer-songwriter Anthony Newes and producer/multi-instrumentalist BK-One of Bones & Beeker…

November 6th, 2015 | | Videos
Bones & Beeker "Samana"

Bones & Beeker drop trippy video for new single, “Samana”

  Wax Poetics Records recording artists Bones & Beeker have dropped their second official single, “Samana.” The video, premiered by…

November 3rd, 2015 | | Videos
The Jack Moves (Wax Poetics Records)

Stream debut album from the Jack Moves, out now!

New York duo the Jack Moves released their debut album on October 30 on Wax Poetics Records. Buy it on iTunes…

October 29th, 2015 | | New Releases
(WPR044) Bones & Beeker cover (Wax Poetics Records)

Bones & Beeker album announcement

  Producer and multi-instrumentalist BK-One (Brother Ali/Rhymesayers) and singer-songwriter Anthony Newes (Villa) have teamed up to form Bones & Beeker….

October 27th, 2015 | | News
Bones & Beeker (Wax Poetics Records) "Oh Lord"

Bones & Beeker drop new track, “Oh Lord”

Bones & Beeker‘s “Oh Lord” beautifully meshes hip-hop and folk, as described by PopMatters, who premiered the track. The Minneapolis…

October 20th, 2015 | | Tracks
BK-One's "B-Boy Break Maschine Mini-Mix"

BK-One drops the “B-Boy Break Maschine Mini-Mix”

Last spring, when producer, DJ, and multi-instrumentalist BK-One was invited to lecture at the McNally Smith College of Music in…

October 7th, 2015 | | Mixtape
The Jack Moves "Joyride"

The Jack Moves take a “Joyride”

  The Jack Moves (Wax Poetics Records) drop their third official single with “Joyride,” a sweet-soul classic about the simple pleasures…

September 28th, 2015 | | Videos
Bones & Beeker "Heartbroken in Love"

Bones & Beeker drop video for new single, “Heartbroken in Love”

  Bones & Beeker (Wax Poetics Records) has officially dropped their first single, “Heartbroken in Love,” available on iTunes and…

September 11th, 2015 | | Videos
Bones & Beeker

Wax Poetics Records duo Bones & Beeker drops new track, “Each Time I Die”

Wax Poetics Records’ new Minneapolis-based duo Bones & Beeker—a band that combines hip-hop-production sensibilities with classic, harmony-focused singer-songwriter musicianship—drops new…

August 5th, 2015 | | Tracks
Bones & Beeker (Wax Poetics Records). Photo by Jules Ameel.

Wax Poetics Records introduces Bones & Beeker, premieres debut song

Wax Poetics Records has signed Minneapolis duo Bones & Beeker, a band that combines hip-hop-production sensibilities with classic, harmony-focused singer-songwriter…

July 16th, 2015 | | Tracks
The Jack Moves "Time & Enemy"

Moroccan filmmaker uses VHS vibes to capture the Jack Moves’ 2011 track “Time & Enemy”

  “Time & Enemy” by the Jack Moves is a blast from the past, “recorded in 2011 on a four-track…

July 3rd, 2015 | | Videos

The Jack Moves premiere new video for “Season’s Change”

  Following up on the Mass Appeal premiere of their debut single, “Doublin’ Down,” New York–based duo the Jack Moves…

May 6th, 2015 | | Videos
Jack Moves 45

Limited-edition Jack Moves 45: “Doublin’ Down” b/w “Seasons Change”

  We did a very limited-edition run of 7-inch 45s of the Jack Moves’ first two singles on Wax Poetics Records:…

April 26th, 2015 | | New Releases
The Jack Moves "Seasons Change" (Wax Poetics Records)

The Jack Moves drop new single “Seasons Change” and perform for HuffPost’s A-Sides

Wax Poetics Records artists the Jack Moves recently visited HuffPost’s A-Sides with Jon Chattman for an interview about the upcoming record….

February 25th, 2015 | | Videos
The Jack Moves 'East Coast Playa' Sweet-Soul Mixtape

East Coast Playa – A sweet soul mixtape selected by the Jack Moves

The Jack Moves is a Newark duo consisting of singer and multi-instrumentalist Zee Desmondes—who has a mean falsetto—and drummer/producer Teddy Powell. The…

February 2nd, 2015 | | Mixtape
The Jack Moves

Wax Poetics Records presents the Jack Moves, premieres “Doublin’ Down” video

Newark duo drops new single and video, premiering on Mass Appeal. New album out in 2015.

December 29th, 2014 | | Videos
Concrete Waves

“Concrete Waves”

LIMITED PRESSING OF 1,500 – BLUE CONCRETE SWIRL VINYL  From the forthcoming debut album by newest Wax Poetics Records artist Kendra…

December 11th, 2011 | | Wax Poetics Records
Concrete Waves - Kendra Morris

Kendra Morris “Concrete Waves”

Shot on location in New York City by director Nick Sasso, “Concrete Waves” is a tale of obsessive love gone bad.

November 22nd, 2011 | | News/Videos
Concrete Waves

Kendra Morris

From the forthcoming debut album by newest Wax Poetics Records artist Kendra Morris comes the first single, “Concrete Waves,” a menacingly funky groove that serves as a warning of what’s to come.

November 22nd, 2011 | | News
Kendra Morris, photography by Seth Applebaum.

DJ Premier Meets Kendra Morris

On Thursday, September 29, 2011, Wax Poetics Records artist Kendra Morris teamed up with DJ Premier to play New York’s Le Poisson Rouge.

October 7th, 2011 | | The Album/The Recap
DJ Premier Meets Kendra Morris

DJ Premier Meets Kendra Morris

A monthly showcase teaming legendary DJs from the pages of the magazine with Wax Poetics recording artists.

September 19th, 2011 | | Events
Photo by Tone

Skullcandy Presents: Afrika Bambaataa Meets Chico Mann

On Thursday, July 28, 2011, Wax Poetics Records and Skullcandy kicked off its summer series at Le Poisson Rouge, starting with “Afrika Bambaataa Meets Chico Mann.”

July 29th, 2011 | | The Recap

Oh Boy! The (Buddy) Holly Prize

The Songwriters Hall of Fame and ASCAP have awarded the 2011 Holly Prize to newly signed Wax Poetics artist  Kendra Morris!

April 1st, 2011 | | News