THINGS GET UUGLY: AN INTERVIEW WITH DUCKWRTH

It’s fair to say that South Central Los Angeles has a pretty rich music heritage.  Areas like Inglewood, Compton and Hawthorn have spawned a generation of artists like Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg and Eazy E that have refused to conform to industry clichés, and their combined discography is a sound that’s not only borne of…

SEPARATELY SEPARATE: AN INTERVIEW WITH AMUN

It’s an oppressively hot bank holiday Saturday in a busy, rabbit warren of a flat in North London.  Amun has already picked out her looks and sits patiently amidst the creative chaos; a concert professional at the tender age of 22. She’s serene but upbeat throughout the shoot and our conversation about how she arrived…

ONES TO WATCH 2018

With 2018 firmly in the rear view mirror, we asked our writers who they were excited about hearing from this year.  Then we asked producer STPBRTHR to put them all together in one handy mix.  Simple really. Shirt kicks things off, the first Rapper to sign to Jack White’s Third Man Records who’s putting a…

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2017

2017 was the year that the world celebrated such triumphs as NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson spending a record-breaking 665 cumulative days in orbit, as well as Salt Bae exhibiting the most majestic seasoning technique known to man.  We also saw the inaugural Fyre Festival fail in spectacular style, and said goodbye to musicians such as…

ALL THE SAMPLES FROM ENTER THE WU-TANG [36 CHAMBERS]

In 1993, Wu-Tang Clan made their debut with ‘Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’.  The album was a sampling game-changer; borrowing from classic Soul & Jazz records as much as it did from 1970s Martial Arts films. Almost 25 years later, ’36 Chambers’ remains one of the most significant albums of all time. Underpinned by consistently…

PROVINCE 001 – LIVE AT VOGUE FABRICS, DALSTON

Province is coming to you live & direct for the first time in history. As such, your attendance is absolutely fucking mandatory.  We’ve been bringing you exceptional music from amazing artists for over four years now, and it’s high time we did that in a live setting; specifically the sweaty basement that is VFD, Dalston.…

IN CONVERSATION: VIRGIL ABLOH X NATE JOBE

This month saw Off White Founder & Creative Director Virgil Abloh and Nike Designer Nate Jobe in conversation discussing the design, collaboration and the journey that led to ‘The Ten’, a collaborative sneaker release in celebration of iconic Nike footwear classics.  Offering an inside look at the process and touching on themes of design, sport and style,…