LAZY H – WHERE’S BILL?

North London’s Lazy H releases new EP ‘Where’s Bill?’ via technicolour beats imprint Stereoptico.  The seven track project traverses genre with ease.  Dexterously flitting between Future Bass, glitchy instrumental Hip Hop and experimental Electronica, it feels as though it settles into a rhythm somewhere around track five.  But no – the frenetic ‘You Don’t Want…

ODEENO – MATTGLRE

“Starting the new year with good intentions, one of these is to create and donate so many beats for this 2018 just started,” says Odeeno on the release of new beat tape ‘Mattglre’.  Fans of his sample-based, crackling style won’t be disappointed by the loops on display here, but things start to get really interesting…

ELWD – ALL GOOD THINGS

Bad Taste beatmaker ELWD returns with a new album entitled ‘All Good Things’; twenty tracks of sample-based, shuffling Hip Hop gold.  After numerous excellent digital/tape releases [see ‘Tropic‘, ‘There’s Light Somewhere‘ & ‘20:20‘, it might surprise you to learn that ‘All Good Things’ is ELWD’s debut outing on vinyl.  Cop that here, or stream below…

KIN KLAVÉ – DANCING WITH HANUMAN

Kin Klavé may be from Yorkshire in northern England, but he’s headed East on new track ‘Dancing With Hanuman’.  Named after a character from Hindu folklore, the track bursts into life following an ambient intro, brimming with Indian influences, weaved into a Trip Hop setting a la Bonobo.  Stream below via BandCamp.

ODEENO – PURPURA

Italian beatmaker Odeeno releases ‘Purpura’, which in his own worlds is named after “the love of this color and of all the deranged ones, also as a disease, one of those autoimmune degenerative diseases, just like the human being who does not love too much destroys everything around him.”  We’re none the wiser either, but what we…

J DILLA – MOTOR CITY

A new J Dilla compilation project has surfaced in the shape of ‘Motor City’. The posthumous collection features twenty exclusive, rare and unreleased cuts put together by Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey, Dilla’s mother.  The album serves as a fitting tribute to the city of Detroit and one of its greatest exports/  Stream below via Spotify,…

ODEENO – UNTOUCHABLE MIRROR

We’ve had our eye on Italian beatmaker Odeeno for a minute now.  Our love affair with his consistently high quality output began with short EP ‘MΔnd‘, and is showing no sign of letting up following his last release, ‘FlowbrΔn‘.  Until now, the Naples-native has been releasing independently, but new project ‘Untouchable Mirror’ comes to us via Calgary…