Video for “No Homonym”

“By close-ups of the things around us, by focusing on hidden details of familiar objects, by exploring common place milieus under the ingenious guidance of the camera, the film, on the one hand, extends our comprehension of the necessities which rule our lives; on the other hand, it manages to assure us of an immense… Continue reading Video for “No Homonym”

Mental Health Day

Saskatoon Folk Rap Records and AudioRecon are proud to present Mental Health Day by Gruf & Yy, produced by rob crooks.  Mental Health Day is the long anticipated collaboration between two of Canada’s most  technically adept rappers, Gruf & Yy. Best known for their solo and group projects released under the Peanuts & Corn banner,… Continue reading Mental Health Day

Art Holm

It begins with record crackle that skips and replays, as though time itself were stuck in a loop. Hamlet’s father returns as a ghost emerging from the fog. Time is out of joint. The path forward has been derailed. History repeats itself over and over in a mechanistic metaphysical determinism at a cosmic scale, as… Continue reading Art Holm

Introducing the Ghost 12 inch Vinyl Now Available

For the first time, rob crooks’ shamefully overlooked art-rap gem Introducing the Ghost is available on 12” vinyl from Audio Recon and Saskatoon Folk Rap. This album seamlessly fuses genres and musical styles, fearlessly shifting between emotional tones with a level of vulnerability and sincerity not often heard in contemporary hip-hop.  Created in Winnipeg on… Continue reading Introducing the Ghost 12 inch Vinyl Now Available

Combat Liberalism 7″ Single Now Available for Pre-Order

Saskatoon Folk Rap Records presents their 3rd limited edition record release, a split 7″ featuring an all star cast. ‘Combat Liberalism’, is a heart felt prose written, produced, and performed by Rob Crooks and is the first single from his forthcoming project “Introducing the Ghost”. Track 2 marks the return of Epic who’s work with… Continue reading Combat Liberalism 7″ Single Now Available for Pre-Order

Pip Skid & Rob Crooks – It’s Ok

Pip Skid returns with his quarantine-themed EP It’s Ok. Produced entirely by Rob Crooks, It’s Ok explores the distress that has captured the entire world in the wake of a global pandemic. Pip’s lyrics express the restlessness that accompanies indefinite shelter-in-place orders, the anxiety of accessing essential services in the time of social distancing and… Continue reading Pip Skid & Rob Crooks – It’s Ok