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For more info check out www.circuitreerecords.com. Top remix gets a QuNeo and a spot on the record alongside official remixes by some of PG’s personal favorite producers, including Mndsgn who was just signed to Stones Throw Records.
Art by Kent Hernandez.

Fresh as hell compilation by Broken Bubble featuring some future funky soul hop space adventures. Cheers.

Something we banged out while on tour a few months ago. Has a hazy Sunday vibe for deep listenings.

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Les Sorcières I: The Empress

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Les Sorcières I: The Empress

A Jazz influenced, synth-hop adventure, from Panther God’s forthcoming debut full length LP, Golden Changes, on Outside Recordings Due out April 1st 2014.



For fans of Nosaj Thing, Flying Lotus, Madlib, J Dilla, Dabrye, Prefuse 73

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Artwork for Maserati
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Artwork for Maserati

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Ascenso
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Had to share.  So ill.

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Ascenso

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Had to share.  So ill.

Preview the new Panther God LP via Outside Recordings!

Dreamatone, by Panther God

Out today friends.  Worked real hard on these.  2 tracks, art by K. Hernandez, additional mixing by Derrick Curtis and Matt Hettich.  Thanks also goes to my man Ben for letting me use his gorgeous Juno-60.  Click the link and stay warm tonight folks.

"Dreamtone," the first single from the forthcoming Panther God LP, drops Jan. 10th on Circuitree Records.  Stream it on soundcloud.

Heres the art for my new single Dreamatone, by graphic design maestro Kent Hernandez. 
You can preorder the single right here on my bandcamp page.
Dreamatone drops on Bandcamp Jan. 4th and on iTunes and other fine digital retailers on Jan. 28th worldwide.  My homies Deflon and Wake did some additional production on these.  Ben Davis lent me his couch and a Juno 60 with which I wrote the title track. Many thanks go to them.
10 per cent of all sales will be donated to help out Florida Panthers.  Read more about the conservation efforts here.  _______________________________________________________
Dreamatone (Single from the Golden Changes LP)
Release Date: 01/04/13
Tracklist:
1. Dreamatone
2. Samson

Heres the art for my new single Dreamatone, by graphic design maestro Kent Hernandez

You can preorder the single right here on my bandcamp page.

Dreamatone drops on Bandcamp Jan. 4th and on iTunes and other fine digital retailers on Jan. 28th worldwide.  My homies Deflon and Wake did some additional production on these.  Ben Davis lent me his couch and a Juno 60 with which I wrote the title track. Many thanks go to them.

10 per cent of all sales will be donated to help out Florida Panthers.  Read more about the conservation efforts here.  _______________________________________________________

Dreamatone (Single from the Golden Changes LP)

Release Date: 01/04/13

Tracklist:

1. Dreamatone

2. Samson

Panther God at XAVL.  Thanks to Shaun Sicimages for the photo.

Panther God at XAVL.  Thanks to Shaun Sicimages for the photo.

10 Live Performance Tips

Recently a friend asked me for advice on playing his first live set out in public.  While I don’t consider myself the most mesmerizing live performer, I’ve definitely done it enough to have learned a few lessons, mostly the hard way.  Maybe you’ll get something out of this too.

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1) Document your sets by recording them before they undergo any dramatic changes. Who knows you might like what you were up to last month better and it might be too much of a pain in the ass to recreate. Having said that, “collect all and save” is your friend in Ableton. Save all versions and date each one because in five years, you don’t want to have a list of a hundred different sets to sift through to find one.

2) Expect that your newer tracks, that you’ve never heard out loud (if this is your first show then they are all new in a sense) will not sound right on a big rig. Plan to change your mixes after every show and the best time to do this is while it’s all fresh in your mind.  Sometimes, you get lucky though, and with experience and better monitoring, there’ll be fewer surprises.

3) Don’t smoke weed or drink before your shows.  That goes for almost any mind altering substance.  There can be exceptions to this rule, but if you’re looking to consistently put on a good show, then do it sober.

4) Play your best material and look like you’re having a good time if possible, even if things get “sticky.”  Sounds obvious but it also goes back to #3- it’s much easier not to panic when you know it’s not just the substance that’s causing your technical difficulty.

5) If you’re the nervous type, then leave less to chance.  I know this goes against what most people consider to be a live performance, which is inherently full of risk, but on the other hand, people tend to favor a great sound over a rough and flawed show that is full of risks.  Somewhere in between is the answer for a lot of us.  Having said that, someone like Jeremy Ellis bases his whole show around that risk and it works for him.  Know your strengths, and don’t force the audience to suffer through your growing pains.

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6) Get to the venue early, have enough time to eat, get hydrated, and relax a bit.  If you’re a vocalist, which I have been in the past, be careful not to socialize too much.  It takes everything you’ve got to sing and rap so save your throat.

7) Get paid to play.  Even if it’s 20 bucks.  Get something and expect to get paid exactly what you agreed upon, whether the show was a flop or not.  Occasionally I’ll make an exception to the rule and offer to split the losses a bit with a promoter.  Also, don’t undercut everyone else just because you’re the new guy.  If your music is worthy and you’re going to help promote the event, then be mindful of cheapening the whole scene by playing for less than another act with a similar sound or draw.

8) Try to get a hotel room as a part of your guarantee.  Theres really nothing worse than not having a place to sleep after a long day.  And sleeping on dirty couches, dealing with drug addicts and loud mouths is going to put a damper on the whole experience.

9)  Make sure you’re going to get put on the stage.  Don’t be the DJ who gets put on the floor on a table in front of the stage while the “band” is tearing down and the next one is setting up.   I’ve been there and it sucks.  Also make sure to ask that you get picked up from the airport, your car, the train or whatever…especially if you have gear with you.

10)  Try to make the most of every show by having business cards, promotional flyers, shirts, cd’s etc.  I’m terrible at this but when I came prepared it has paid off.