SLOWTHAI – DOORMAN

Slowthai’s latest offering is produced by Mura Masa, but you’d hardly have guessed it.  The scuzzy, lo-fi drive of ‘Doorman’ sounds more like Joy Division mixed with Young Fathers.  It’s as raw and as visceral as any Punk track you’re likely to hear, tied together by Slowthai’s brilliantly unhinged delivery.  ‘Doorman’ just goes to show the…

SOUTH SPACE RECORDS – SOUTHSPACE001

Burgeoning label and creative collective have spent the last couple of years releasing daring electronic music and fusing it with visual art in clubs around the capital.  Now, they formally cement their vision on ‘SouthSpace001’.  Label boss Stan Sorrell told us it’s “an accumulation of our SouthSpace sound along with some guest features from extended SouthSpace…

CHE LINGO – CIRCLES

Che Lingo premiered new track ‘Circles’ and its accompanying visual at an intimate listening party on North London.  It’s a song written after the realisation that, when it comes to matters of the heart, social media can be more of a hindrance than a help. “People always go to social media to try and work out…

ANDERSON .PAAK – OXNARD

Anderson. Paak’s new album ‘Oxnard’ was mixed and produced by Dr. Dre.  As such, it positively oozes West Coast.  It’s Los Angeles in the late afternoon heat, it’s palm trees on the eponymous Oxnard Beach, and its sound is every bit as in and of the area as any work of Snoop Dogg or N.W.A. …

VINCE STAPLES – FM!

FM! is Vince Staples’ third studio album, following 2015’s ‘Summertime ’06‘ and 2017’s ‘Big Fish Theory‘.  Released via Def Jam, the album comes primarily produced by Kenny Beats, and features the likes of Jay Rock, Kehlani, Earl Sweatshirt, Buddy and Tyga, among others.  Framed as a radio station takeover, ‘FM!’ features recurring skits hosted by…

EARL SWEATSHIRT – NOWHERE2GO

It’s been over three years since ‘I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside‘, but Earl Sweatshirt is back with a new track entitled ‘Nowhere2go’.  Excitement [well, ours at least!] reached fever pitch when mysterious teaser videos began to surface on Instagram.  Speculation was rife that an album was sure to follow, but for now…

A$AP ROCKY FT. FKA TWIGS – FUKK SLEEP [VIDEO]

Harlem born MC A$AP Rocky drops the video for ‘Fukk Sleep’ featuring FKA Twigs, a track taken from his latest album, ‘TESTING‘. The futuristic video sees A$AP Rocky and FKA twigs smashing windows, stealing cars, dancing on the counters in a jewellery shop, and visiting strip clubs in New York City. Produced by Object Animal…