CURATOR PLAYLIST 004 – SOUTH SPACE RECORDS

The latest in our series of curator playlists comes courtesy of Stan Sorrell, owner of South Space Records.  Also a producer in his own right under the name 5tatic, Sorrell founded the fledgling creative collective in the summer of 2015 while still at school. The label’s roster includes seven diverse artists; 5tatic, E.K.A. Beats, +44Rapture, Cil,…

SNOOP DOGG – BADBADNOTGOOD

‘Lavender‘ first found life as a Kaytranada-assisted track on BadBadNotGood’s latest album ‘IV‘.  It was sufficiently eery back then, but producer Nightfall has amplified things in that regard, and a new video starring Snoop Dogg and a load of clowns pushes things over the edge.  Apparently, Snoop heard the track when an engineer played it…

TOP TEN ALBUMS OF 2016

2016 really has fucked us over, but let’s not dwell on the political catastrophes, acts of terrorism and the deaths of countless global icons that will forever categorise what truly has been a disaster of a year.  Musically, it’s been a different story.  At a time when the rise of the playlist threatened its demise the…

GOLDLINK – FALL IN LOVE

If there are two production outfits that can’t put a foot wrong at the moment, they are Kaytranada and BADBADNOTGOOD.  A good move then, for GoldLink to combine the Canadian beatmaker and Jazz four-piece with bars from himself and fellow DMV native Ciscero on new track ‘Fall In Love’.  Stream below via YouTube, click here to download on…

BADBADNOTGOOD – IV

Toronto’s BadBadNotGood release new album ‘IV’, packed with singles ‘Speaking Gently‘, ‘Time Moves Slow‘, ‘Confessions Pt. II‘, ‘Lavender‘ and ‘In Your Eyes‘, as well as features from Samuel T.Herring, Kaytranada, Mick Jenkins and more.  It’s an assured, considered album that’s full of gems but it has to be said – it’s just not as much fun…

BADBADNOTGOOD – LAVENDER [FT. KAYTRANADA]

Following ‘Time Moves Slow‘ and ‘Confessions Pt. II‘ comes a third track from upcoming BADBADNOTGOOD album ‘IV’.  This time around, Canadian producer and frequent BBNG collaborator Kaytranada assists the Toronto Jazz group with some ambient production.  Stream below via BandCamp, click here to pre-order the album from iTunes.

CURATOR PLAYLIST 001: 8BITHIPHOP

As part of a new series, we’re going to be bringing you playlists curated by people we think are fucking awesome.  To kick things off, we bring you fifteen tracks curated by 8BitHipHop; a graphic design brand who create 8-bit versions of Hip Hop artists and elements of Hip Hop culture.  Having started on Instagram, the artwork is…