DANNY BROWN – ATROCITY EXHIBITION

Danny Brown says of new album ‘Atrocity Exhibition’ that it’s the album he’s always been trying to make. Now that it’s out – we’re so glad he finally has.  Named after a Joy Division track on which Ian Curtis brands Fame a freak show, the album is every bit as dark and bitter.  Brown’s unhinged…

SAMIYAM – MIRROR FT. EARL SWEATSHIRT [VIDEO]

Although the track eventually found a home on Samiyam’s ‘Animals Have Feelings‘, Early Sweatshirt initially uploaded ‘Mirror‘ as a loosie on SoundCloud.  Three months on from the release of the project, and the producer recruits animator Ruff Mercy [see also Run The Jewel’s ‘Lie, Cheat, Steal‘, Wiley’s ‘Flying‘ and ‘Old English‘ by Young Thug, Freddie Gibbs &…

NXWORRIES – LINK UP [VIDEO]

NxWorries play Stones Throw’s SXSW showcase at Empire Garage on 19th March.  NxWorries [Vocalist Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge release some new visuals for ‘Link Up, taken from their ‘Link Up & Suede‘.  Filmed at Amigos Liquor Store in Highland Park, Los Angeles, the video sees the duo invite ignore an irritated customer played by…

EARL SWEATSHIRT – WIND IN MY SAILS / SKRT SKRT / BARY

Last time Earl put an unreleased track up on SoundCloud it was very swiftly removed, so make sure you get to new tracks ‘Wind In My Sails’, ‘SKRT SKRT’ and ‘bary’ immediately!  ‘Wind In My Sails’ takes its production cues from Madlib & Flying Lotus’ ‘Children Of The Atom’.  The two producers are credited on the track,…

EARL SWEATSHIRT – MIRROR

‘Mirror’ was originally leaked yesterday, before swiftly being taken down.  The unreleased track is produced by Samiyam, who worked on much of Sweatshirt’s ‘Doris‘ and ‘I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside‘ and was originally intended to feature on the latter.  By the sound of the track’s off-kilter vocals it’s easy to see why –…

EARL SWEATSHIRT – OFF TOP [VIDEO]

Despite some issues surrounding its release, Earl Sweatshirt’s ‘I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside‘ was a real triumph; undoubtedly one of the finest albums of the year so far.  Four month’s later and a second video from his sophomore LP emerges.  The grainy, vivid cartoon video for ‘Off Top’ is a stark contrast to…