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,…

SOUTH SPACE RECORDS LIVE – CAMDEN ASSEMBLY

Having announced the event for the first time by projecting the details on to a cliff, it was clear that South Space Records had big ideas for their first live event.  This week saw the London-based collective come together at Camden Assembly, as producers, DJs & MCs took to the stage alongside visuals from South…

PROVINCE X CADET: INTERVIEW

Swerving Lil Yachty’s main stage performance at this year’s Wireless Festival in favour of British MC Cadet, I arrived at the Pepsi stage to find only his crew present.  Upon further investigation, I found that to my surprise Cadet had vaulted into the middle of the crammed, sweaty crowd, where he was singing at the…

PROVINCE X RUDE KID: INTERVIEW

Rude Kid’s new instrumental EP ‘Monsters’ is a sonic testament of why he holds a key position at the heart of the UK Grime scene. We sat down at Relentless Records on a rainy afternoon in mid-July to chat about past, present and what the future holds in the cards for the British producer. It’s…

PREMIERE: JMZ – LET ME BE

When British beatmaker JMZ began reaching out to Province with his soulful blend of vocal chops with colossal-sounding Hip Hop/Trap beats, we knew we had to work with him. Today, Province is proud to premiere his new track ‘Let Me Be’. It’s a dizzying mix of styles; in part echoing the kind of sample technique…