TOP TEN ALBUMS OF 2016

2016 really has fucked us over, but let’s not dwell on the political catastrophes, acts of terrorism and the deaths of countless global icons that will forever categorise what truly has been a disaster of a year.  Musically, it’s been a different story.  At a time when the rise of the playlist threatened its demise the…

KAYTRANADA – EIGHT NEW TRACKS

When Montreal-born producer Kaytranada drops a new track, we get pretty excited.  When he drops eight all at once, we pretty much lose our shit.  Kaykay’s upcoming debut on XL Recordings has been upgraded from an EP to a full length album, which has inevitably delayed the project.  Never one to fuck about, the man himself has uploaded eight new tracks…

SANGO – JUST A KID FROM SEATTLE

Hypetrak have released a brand new mix from Seattle Beatmaker Sango, entitled ‘Just A Kid From Seattle’. The producer says: “This mix includes songs that remind me of my hometown Seattle. Also, there are a few exclusives of mine and some tracks I’ve been enjoying by a few producers I know. Shout out to the South…

BUSTA RHYMES X Q-TIP – THE ABSTRACT AND THE DRAGON

Q-Tip The Abstract and Busta ‘The Dungeon Dragon’ Rhymes have been teasing their collaborative project ‘The Abstract And The Dragon’ for a long time now, but the mixtape is finally here.  The tape delivers in two main aspects.  Firstly, they manage to re-visit that classic ‘A Tribe Called Quest’ vibe, but without just making a…