HAK – AURA

As the third solo project to come from New York trio Ratking, Hak’s upcoming album ‘JUNE’ [June 21] completes the triptych; the final piece of the puzzle.  First to come since the group released ‘So It Goes’ was ‘55 5s‘, a leftfield instrumental LP from producer Sporting Life, followed by ‘Lil Me‘, the debut solo mixtape from Ratking’s figurehead…

CHARLES MURDOCH – POINT

Having released a trilogy of videos for ‘Frogs‘, ‘Privacy‘ and ‘Straws‘, Charles Murdoch releases his ‘Point’ LP in full.  The Brisbane producer’s debut album is a confident, ambitious one.  Sophisticated and largely minimal, ‘Point’ also features the likes of Hak, Oscar Key Sung, Ta-Ku and more.  Stream below via Spotify, click here to download on iTunes.…

WIKI – LIL ME

After releasing lead single ‘Living With My Moms‘, Ratking’s Wiki releases his debut solo offering, ‘Lil Me’.  Despite being fairly low key about the project’s release, Wiki has recruited the likes of Madlib, Kaytranada, Skepta and Harry Fraud, as well as his Ratking cohorts Sporting Life and Hak.  Stream below via SoundCloud or click here to download…

CHARLES MURDOCH – FROGS [FT. TA-KU, WAFIA & HAK]

Brisbane beatmaker Charles Murdoch recently released ‘Frogs’, an exciting collaboration between himself, Ta-ku, Wafia and Hak.  This week comes the accompaying visual, whch is the second in a trilogy of short films from German creative collective Jünglinge.  This particular video follows a skinhead as he battles with the conflict that arises between his supressed sexuality and right wing…

CHARLES MURDOCH – FROGS [FT. TA-KU, WAFIA & HAK]

Future Classic producer Charles Murdoch releases a new track from his upcomingg debut LP.  ‘Frogs’ features a rare vocal performance from producer Ta-ku [his first ever, in fact], fellow Australian Wafia and Ratking MC Hak. The unique circumstances of this collaboration were certainly not lost on the Brisbane beatmaker: “Amazing to have such talented people involved with my track and for them…

RATKING – 700-FILL

  Teaming up with BitTorrent, NYC trio Ratking release a free album entitled ‘700-Fill’.  Although the artwork was teased a little while back, the album comes unannounced and with a premium bundle which includes the ‘700-Fill’ instrumentals, a short film by Ari Marcopoulos and merchandise discount codes.  Musically, the album sees Hak, Wiki and Sporting Life edge even…

RATKING – SNOW BEACH [VIDEO]

Ratking release another superb visual from last year’s album ‘So It Goes’ [rated number two in our Top 10 of 2014].  Ratking are so skilled at painting an exact picture of everyday life that director Ari Marcopoulos’s video must have almost been a no-brainer: Wiki, Hak & Sporting Life doing what they do in the freezing cold, on…