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CURATOR PLAYLIST 003 – ROSIE MATHESON

The third in our series of curated playlists comes courtesy of London-based Photographer Rosie Matheson.  We first fell in love with her work when she launched ‘Boys‘; a nationwide exhibition showcasing the face of modern Britain through a series of intimate, stunningly shot portraits.  She’s also shot some of our favourite artists; from Kojey Radical…

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WILEY – GODFATHER

Wiley’s eleventh studio album will allegedly be his last: “This is my last album, in theory,” says the Godfather. “You know, Wiley the brand, you’re not going to see me trying to cane the arse out of tens of Wileys, you will not. I’ll always use my money to do other, smart things.”  It’s a shame,…

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LOYLE CARNER – DAMSELFLY

With his debut LP ‘Yesterday’s Gone’ [January 30] due for release next week, Loyle Carner drops a final track from the offering.  ‘Damselfly’ comes with production and vocals from frequent collaborator and fellow South Londoner Tom Misch, who creates the perfect, jazzy backdrop for Carner’s dextrously delivered story of a fling with an older woman who has a…

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WILEY – SPEAKER BOX

With his upcoming album only a matter of days away [January 13], the ‘Godfather’ follows up ‘Bring Them All / Holy Grime‘, ‘Can’t Go Wrong’ and ‘U Were Always, Pt. 2’ with new track ‘Speaker Box’, complete with accompanying video. Coming right after ‘6 In The Bloodclart Morning‘, this is Eskiboy’s second set of world class visuals…

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BIG SEAN – MOVES

As Big Sean gears up to release new album ‘I Decided’ [February 3], the Detroit MC releases a new video for latest single ‘Moves’.  Directed by Austin Barbera and Taylor Vandegrift, the video begins with a striking similarity to Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’.  The track may be a little basic, but there’s no denying that it’s catchy…

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MERCI JITTER – MOVEMENTS VOL. II

Movements Vol. I saw UK beat label Merci Jitter tasked nine different producers with composing a track based around the word ‘jitter’.  A year later, 13 international artists ranging from Lithuania to China are back with the second instalment of the Movements compilation.  Grime, Bass, Dancehall, House and Hip Hop all find a place on the twelve track…

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RUN THE JEWELS – RUN THE JEWELS 3

Run the Jewels release their third studio album, ‘Run The Jewels 3’ well ahead of schedule.  Initially slated for a January 13 release, ‘RTJ 3’ actually arrived on December 24 – a true Christmas miracle if ever there was one.  The third installment in the series serves as a follow-up to its two critically acclaimed predecessors;…