GOLDLINK X KOJEY RADICAL – PINK, BLUE, ORANGE [VIDEO]

GoldLink kicks off 2016 with a visual project related to his excellent debut album ‘And After That, We Didn’t Talk’.  The theme of past relationships was central to the album, turning the LP into a concept piece, and these ‘Pink’, ‘Blue’ and ‘Orange’ vignettes, created in collaboration with directors Rubberband and UK poet Kojey Radical,…

RALEIGH RITCHIE – YOU’RE A MAN NOW, BOY

Following some impressive early releases, Raleigh Ritchie [the musical alter ego of Jacob Anderson, who’s also famous for his role on Game of Thrones] – has revealed details of his upcoming debut album ‘You’re A Man Now, Boy’. With the title track, Ritchie has shown himself to be both a talented singer and a gifted…

REJJIE SNOW – BLAKKST SKN [VIDEO]

Rejjie Snow follows up ‘All Around The World’ with a video for his latest track ‘Blakkst Skn’.  With a funky, Disco-influenced beat from Kaytranada and Rae Morris featuring on the hook, Snow walks the line between upbeat fun and thought-provoking wordplay.  Directed by Ian Pons Jewell, the video sees him rap from a sewer, with Morris watching…

BALLERINO – ONE YEAR OF SQUAREGLASS

Ballerino, aka Robin Paul Braum, is quickly becoming known for his innovative approach to Electronica, thanks to hypnotic double releases like ‘Love’/’Concentrate’ and ‘Wet’/’Coward’.  He’s also a founding member of South London collective squareglass, itself gaining a reputation as one of the capital’s most exciting imprints.  With squareglass’ first anniversary fast approaching, Ballerino shares how…

GOLDLINK – AND AFTER THAT, WE DIDN’T TALK

GoldLink’s debut album ‘And After That, We Didn’t Talk’, arrived a week early via Soulection.  We guess he just couldn’t wait any longer, and from the tracks he shared in the build-up to the LP drop, neither could we. The variety of producers involved in AATWDT [Tom Misch, Medasin, Galimatias and long-time partner Louie Lastic] is…

GOLDLINK – NEW BLACK

Hot on the heels of ‘Dark-Skinned Women’, GoldLink treats us to yet another cut from ‘After That, We Didn’t Talk’, which he has decided to drop a week early.  ‘New Black’ retains the feel-good funky production we’ve come to love but goes heavy on the political message, with bars like “Cause cops killin’ blacks /…

GOLDLINK – DARK-SKINNED WOMEN

GoldLink premiered ‘Dark-Skinned Women’, another track from his album ‘After That, We Didn’t Talk’ on BBC Radio 1 as Annie Mac’s ‘Hottest Record In The World’. Like ‘Unique’, GoldLink still has the ladies on his mind on this one, and with a melodic beat and an infectious hook that showcases his vocal talents, he once…