HAICH – UNBALANCED

British producer Haich releases his debut EP ‘Unbalanced’; a project that’s been two years in the making.  “Spent the last two years trying to create a perfectly balanced debut EP,” he says.  “It didn’t work.”  We’re inclined to disagree – delicate vocals and poised synth sounds sit, perfectly balanced, alongside deeply satisfying bass wobbles and…

ODEENO – MATTGLRE

“Starting the new year with good intentions, one of these is to create and donate so many beats for this 2018 just started,” says Odeeno on the release of new beat tape ‘Mattglre’.  Fans of his sample-based, crackling style won’t be disappointed by the loops on display here, but things start to get really interesting…

NOZA – LOOPS HAVE FEELINGS TOO

Noza, the artist formerly known as Luke Bonds, releases new album ‘Loops Have Feelings Too’ via Australian beat label St. O’donnell.  The eight track collection kicks off with ‘Fallinluvv’, a musical tribute to the late, great J Dilla, and is punctuated with bars from Brainfeeder’s Jeremiah Jae and Elijah Bank$y.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

JMZ – LET ME BE GREAT

Having garnered the attention of Dummy Magazine, Clash Magazine & Lost Culture as well as ourselves with singles ‘Let Me Be‘, ‘Church Ave‘ and ‘The King‘, JMZ releases eleven-track debut mixtape ‘Let Me Be Great’.  The British producer’s mix of styles is dizzying; in part echoing the kind of sample technique you’d find on Kanye West’s…

AERIEL – SAD GIRLS CLUB

LA vocalist Aeriel releases her debut EP, ‘Sad Girls Club’. The five track EP aims to “encapsulates the range of emotions that accompany a failing relationship; from uncertainty on ‘Be Down’, to passion on ‘Motion’, to self-preservation on ‘Selfish’. Aeriel’s vocal isn’t always perfect, but her impressive range and beautiful tone over some fairly hard-hitting beats is the kind…

BLESSED – HOWLIN EP

“We are so excited to be releasing this EP. We feel we are growing with our music and sound and this little body of work really reflects this for us,” say British duo Blessed on their new project ‘Howlin’.’  Alongside the EP’s title track and previous single ‘Pride’, it features an acoustic version of ‘See…

PELL – GIRASOUL EP

Speaking on his new EP, New Orleans MC Pell said: “Thank you to everyone who helped me make this beautiful piece of art.  I poured my heart and soul into this.”  It shows: ‘Girasoul’ seems to showcase Pell at his most honest.  Even relatively-brash album stand-out ‘Chirpin’‘ sees Pell weigh up the need for “something more…