YOUNG FATHERS – IN MY VIEW

Young Fathers announced that they’d completed work on a new album in November last year with a new track entitled ‘Lord‘.  The trio – Alloysious Massaquoi, Graham ‘G’ Hastings and Kayus Bankole – told us to expect “something typically unique and exhilarating, but leaner, more muscular and self-assured than ever before.”  Today, the album’s title,…

HAICH – UNBALANCED

British producer Haich releases his debut EP ‘Unbalanced’; a project that’s been two years in the making.  “Spent the last two years trying to create a perfectly balanced debut EP,” he says.  “It didn’t work.”  We’re inclined to disagree – delicate vocals and poised synth sounds sit, perfectly balanced, alongside deeply satisfying bass wobbles and…

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…

MC NELSON – BY THE RIVER

MC Nelson’s first release of 2018 comes in the form of ‘By The River’, the video for which he premiered live on the big screen via FACT in his native Liverpool.  The aqua-centric video is based around the water of the river Mersey, referenced in the Jazz-indebted track itself, and was accompanied by a short documentary, some behind…

KENDRICK LAMAR – ALL THE STARS FT. SZA

Kendrick Lamar teams up with fellow TDE signee SZA on new track ‘All The Stars’.  Quite the departure in sounds from his latest album ‘DAMN.‘, ‘All The Stars’ is a pop-tastic, string-filled epic; almost reminiscent of Eminem’s dire pop output circa 2010 [‘Love The Way You Lie’, ‘The Monster’ etc] but far more subdued.  The…