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2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

When you work in this field, SXSW can kinda seem like a vacation -- like the industry just STOPS for a week of schmoozing and…
Stereogum | March 18, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Essay

Who’s Who On Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly

Even after less than a week's worth of impressions, To Pimp A Butterfly leaves a distinct impression: Kendrick Lamar needs a lot of collaborators to…
Nate Patrin | March 18, 2015 - 1:42 pm

More Terrace Martin stories

The Pollyseeds – “Intentions” (Feat. Chachi) Video

Earlier this month, the Terrace Martin-led collective the Pollyseeds released their debut collection, The Sounds Of Crenshaw Vol. 1 -- we highlighted it in our…
James Rettig | July 24, 2017 - 1:37 pm

The Pollyseeds – “Mama D/Leimert Park”

The Pollyseeds, an uber-talented Los Angeles collective headed by producer and saxophonist Terrace Martin, have already released the tracks "Intentions," "Up & Away," and a…
Margaret Farrell | July 10, 2017 - 12:46 pm

The Pollyseeds – “Up & Away”

The great Los Angeles saxophonist and producer Terrace Martin has been fusing the worlds of jazz, funk, and rap for a long time, working with…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2017 - 10:33 am

The Pollyseeds – “Intentions” (Feat. Chachi)

Terrace Martin is one of the guys working to blur the lines between rap music and jazz, collaborating with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Robert…
Peter Helman | May 25, 2017 - 11:28 am

Watch Terrace Martin’s Velvet Portrait Short Film

Terrace Martin is one of the key architects of the jazz infiltration that's been taking place in rap music over the past few years; most…
Pranav Trewn | March 21, 2017 - 5:19 pm

SXSW 2017: Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, & More Bring Jazz To Mazda Studio At Empire Kickoff

Despite snowstorms arcing across the eastern half of the States threatening to strand festivalgoers, industry folk, and musicians alike, the music portion of SXSW 2017…
Ryan Leas | March 14, 2017 - 3:09 pm

Terrace Martin – “Oakland” Video

Terrace Martin's solo album, Velvet Portraits, came out last year, and it included a tribute to the city of Oakland. Martin released a video to…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 25, 2017 - 3:18 pm

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am

Watch Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Terrace Martin, & More Cover Prince At The White House For International Jazz Day

Yesterday was International Jazz Day, and last night, ABC broadcast an edited version of the All-Star Global Concert that took place on the South Lawn…
Peter Helman | May 1, 2016 - 12:31 pm

Terrace Martin – “Tribe Called West”

As you probably already know, Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest passed away yesterday. There have been many tributes and quotes from his peers…
Collin Robinson | March 24, 2016 - 5:39 pm

Terrace Martin – “Think Of You” (Feat. Kamasi Washington & Rosegold)

It's really good to see LA cats who have been doing their thing for years in the underground get some shine off of Kendrick Lamar's…
Collin Robinson | March 11, 2016 - 4:02 pm

St. Vincent – “Emotional Rescue” (The Rolling Stones Cover)

St. Vincent contributed a new cover to the upcoming soundtrack for A Bigger Splash, which stars Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes who play a rocker…
James Rettig | February 12, 2016 - 3:33 pm

Terrace Martin – “Alright (11)” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

LA producer and multi-instrumentalist Terrace Martin was part of the team responsible for Kendrick Lamar's explosive, expansive To Pimp A Butterfly sound. But he didn't…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2015 - 11:46 am
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