SPORTING LIFE – SLAM DUNK VOL. 3

Ratking producer Eric Adele, AKA Sporting Life follows up Vol. 1 and Vol.2 of his instrumental series ‘Slam Dunk’, this time including a typically beguiling Babyfather mix by Dean Blunt and co, as well as features from Devonte Hynes [AKA Blood Orange] and Ratking MC Wiki.  The series is inspired by SL’s love of basketball; or more…

MODEL 86 – FAKE LIFE JACKETS

Following ‘Holdin’‘ and ‘Mono‘, Model 86 releases a third track from upcoming EP ‘When You Realise People Are Not One Dimensional Characters In A Movie Of Your Life’.  Short new track ‘Fake Life Jackets’ is a far more straightforward affair than its predecessors, but contains more than enough strange, glitchy instrumentation to keep things interesting.  Stream…

CLAMS CASINO – BLAST

Clams Casino has announced that he’ll soon be releasing his first full length project since 2013’s ‘Instrumental Tape 2′ in the form of new album ’32 Levels’ [July 15].  The producer, real name Michael Volpe made the announcement with new track ‘Blast’, stream below via YouTube.

RUDE KID – NOAH’S ARK EP

Featuring singles ‘Wiley Kat‘ and ‘Oh My Bass‘, Grime producer Rude Kid releases his ‘Noah’s Ark’ EP in full.  The producer behind the infamous ‘One Take’ beat keeps things short and sweet; the total project comprising of just four tracks.  Stream below via SoundCloud, click here to download from iTunes.

RUDE KID – WILEY KAT

After announcing his upcoming solo EP ‘Noah’s Ark’ with ‘Oh My Bass‘, Grime producer Rude Kid drops new track ‘Wiley Kat’.  “I named this tune after the godfather of Grime [Wiley] because when I was making it I was picturing him MCing over the tune,” explains Rude Kid.  “I think he was the first person…

KIN KLAVÉ – MANTISSA

UK producer Kin Klavé follows up the recently-released ‘Soa‘ with new track ‘Mantissa’.  Leaning more towards instrumental Hip Hop this time around, which the Yorkshire-based beatmaker says is a reflection of his “fairly vast taste in music” and the enjoyment he takes from “exploring the endless musical atmosphere out there”.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

RUDE KID – OH MY BASS

Rude Kid’s ‘One Take’ instrumental was a break-out success story of Grime in 2015, with everyone from Ghetts and Stormzy to Jammer and Chip jumping on the beat.  ‘Oh My Bass’, a new track from the London producer, is the first to be taken from his upcoming instrumental EP, ‘Noah’s Ark’ [March 25].  Stream below via SoundCloud.