RAGZ ORIGINALE – EN ROUTE

Ragz Originale first demonstrated he was more than comfortable on the mic when he popped up on Oscar #Worldpeace’ ‘That’s Alright‘.  Until then, we knew him much better as a producer, namely that of Skepta’s breakout hit ‘Shutdown‘.  New track ‘En Route’ features vocals from Ragz over an incredibly refined, understated beat.  “Over the last two years…

LBOWDEEP – REMIXES VOL. 2

LBOWDEEP follows up ‘Remixes Vol.1‘ with a second instalment, putting his own innovative spin on an even more diverse mix of tracks. His own take on more classic tracks by Bun B and Three Six Mafia sit alongside re-works of Death Grips, Clipping an M.I.A.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

FLUME – SAY IT [VIDEO]

The huge-sounding, Tove Lo-featuring ‘Say It‘ was among the first singles to be released from epic LP ‘Skin‘.  Now that it’s out, and indeed a “companion EP” scheduled for release next month, the Aussie producer revisits the track for a new video.  We’re don’t claim to understand quite why an astronaut and a man made…

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…

GTA – LITTLE BIT OF THIS [FT. VINCE STAPLES]

As if further proof was needed that Vince Staples’ flow is as well-suited to a higher tempo track as it is to a Hip Hop beat [and it really isn’t, see ‘Smoke & Retribution‘], Vince Staples hops on a new track from GTA’s upcoming album ‘Good Times Ahead’.  ‘Little Bit of This’ also comes with a…

FUDGE – LADY PARTS

Lex Records duo Fudge release ‘Lady Parts’, the first collaborative album from MC Michael Christmas and producer Prefuse 73.  The story goes that the project [featuring singles ‘In My Shoes‘, ‘Popstar Sh*t‘ and ‘These Saturdays‘ came together “during several sessions in the summer and fall of 2015 at Nick Hook’s Green Point studio.  Prefuse 73 brought along a hard drive…

SPORTING LIFE – SLAM DUNK VOL. 1

When Sporting Life came across Manage Cartoon ‘Slam Dunk’, it was a match made in heaven: “It’s my version of some Wu Tang shit. They had kung fu, if I could have manga that would be totally ill. It’s breaking new ground with an old idea,” he told Bundle Media.  Inspired jointly by his love of…