THE NEIGHBOURHOOD – WIPED OUT!

California’s The Neighbourhood release ‘Wiped Out!’, the band’s second album.  It’s seriously smooth, R&B-tinged Indie, featuring singles ‘RIP 2 My Youth’ and ‘Beach‘.  Stream below via Spotify, or click here to download via iTunes. spotify:album:18iFxjZugvKhuNNMbLjZJF

VINCE STAPLES – SUMMERTIME ’06

Vince Staples’ debut album ‘Summertime ’06’ is finally here.  Released on Def Jam, the double-sided album features singles ‘Senorita‘, ‘Get Paid‘ and ‘Norf Norf‘.  With its artwork a clever re-working of Joy Division’s classic ‘Unknown Pleasures’ cover, the album’s title represents the time a thirteen year old Vince Staples lost his innocence.  ‘Summertime ’06’ also…

THE NEIGHBOURHOOD – DANGEROUS [FT. YG]

California’s The Neighbourhood continue the slew of outstanding videos off their ‘#000000 & #FFFFFF’ mixtape.  This time around it’s the slow and smooth ‘Dangerous’ that gets the visual treatment, which also features bars from YG.  The video, as expected, is a slick, black and white affair, which mixes animation with real life, and sees the band hanging…

THE NEIGHBOURHOOD – WARM [FT. RAURY]

Taken from their superb mixtape ‘#000000 & #FFFFFF‘, The Neighbourhood release a superb video to accompany the Raury-featured single ‘Warm’.  Directed by Dexter Navy, the video follows ‘#icanteven‘ [ft. French Montana] as the second visual from the project, and is, of course, in sleek black and white.  The innovative way in which the California Indie group has…

MYKEDIES – EVERY MOVE

We discovered Mykedies through Fluence, and were instantly won over by his confident, Earl Sweatshirt-esque flow and superb choice of beats.  New track ‘Every Move’ is produced by Ellis Mars and will feature on the 20 year old California rapper’s upcoming EP, ‘Post Surgery’ [March 2015].  Stream ‘Every Move’ below via SoundCloud, and click here…

ZUPER – WANT TO

West Coast beatmaker Zuper releases ‘Want To’, a track originally created for The Fader and previewed on Instagram.  The track is a shuffling, Garage-influenced number, and is characteristically mellow.  It follows ‘Profanity‘ as the second Zuper track released this month.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

VINCE STAPLES – HELL CAN WAIT EP

Vince Staples’ ‘Hell Can Wait’ was officially released on October 7, but until recently we’ve been unable to stream it this side of the Atlantic.  On the mic, Staples delivers razor sharp social and political commentary through tales of growing up in long beach, all told using his trademark dexterity, and over surprisingly satisfying beats.  Thankfully,…