ELWD – THERE’S LIGHT SOMEWHERE

ELWD returns with his third LP on Bad Taste Records, ‘There’s Light Somewhere’.  Retaining the glitchy, chopped-up, experimental sound we’ve come to know and love, the Northern beatmaker goes slightly darker this time round.  Hip Hop is the major undercurrent, but the record dips the occasional toe into Chillout, Ambient, Jazz and Soul, as well as Jungle, Breakbeat…

6 MUSIC FESTIVAL: JUNGLE

The Sage’s Concourse could barely contain Jungle last night, whose tropical Funk vibes could be heard for miles around.  Performing as part of a seven-piece band, it seems that founding members Tom McFarland and Josh Lloyd-Watson have really found form; exuding an infectious, youthful exuberance throughout.  Midway through, the band were joined by a local choir, who…

BBC 6 MUSIC FESTIVAL PREVIEW

BBC 6 Music hosts their first ever music festival this weekend in Province’ home town, Newcastle Upon Tyne.  They’ll be bringing some of our favourite artists to the North East’s premier music venues such as The Cluny 2, The Sage Gateshead, Newcastle Academy and The Boilershop.  We’ll be in attendance at the event, updating you at…

JUNGLE – TIME

Jungle will release their self-titled debut album next week [July 14], ahead of which comes the exceptional video for ‘Time‘.  Sonically, the mood-driven synths, funky bassline and falsetto vocals we’ve grown to love over recent months don’t change much in format.  The same can be said of the video, which is typically dance-centric, as two older gentleman…

JUNGLE – TIME

Jungle premiered a brand new track from London’s elusive ‘Jungle’ on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show.  On his show, ‘T’ from the group reveals that their hotly anticipated upcoming album is finished, self-titled, and awaits a July 12th release.  Zane reckons this could be a “real, instant vintage classic debut” (what’s he like.), click here to stream.…

JUNGLE – BUSY EARNIN’

Mysterious yet funky London outfit ‘Jungle’ are back with another track, which is due to be officially released in April on XL Recordings. The track is a little more upbeat than their previous releases, a trumpet fanfare makes for a seriously feel-good hook, particularly coupled with that trademark high-pitched vocal. Stream ‘Busy Earnin” below via…

KA – JUNGLE

Taken from his outstanding third album ‘The Night’s Gambit’, Ka releases the visuals for ‘Jungle’.  The track features some nice bluesy guitars and strings, but what is really great is that Ka’s understated approach to rap is applied not only to his lyrics and the production but also to the visuals.  Watch below via YouTube.