SKEPTA – KONNICHIWA

Grime fans have been waiting a long time for ‘Konnichiwa’, but the new album from Skepta is finally upon us.  Featuring the singles ‘Ladies Hit Squad‘, ‘Man‘, ‘Shutdown‘ and ‘That’s Not Me‘, the album also packs features from the likes of Stormzy, Pharrell Williams, Wiley, JME and more.  Much is being made of Grime’s newfound status…

BORN & BRED X RINSE FM

Rinse FM have been at the heart of London’s underground music scene for as long as we can remember; starting life as a pirate radio station which has snowballed ever since its birth twelve years ago.  This summer will see the institution align with Born & Bred festival for a two-day weeknder [June 4 – 5th]…

NOVELIST – REST IN PEACE

Lewisham MC Novelist drops a new instrumental in memory of lost friends: “This goes out to all my dead bro’s,” he says on SoundCloud.  “Special shout out to my young donny MDOT who just passed.  Ruff Sound Movement Nationwide.”  The new beat follows ‘Casper Riddim‘ and ‘Hoax‘ as the self-declared founder of the Ruff Sound…

NOVELIST – HOAX

A mere twenty four hours after dropping new instrumental ‘Casper Riddim‘, Novelist releases another new track in the form of ‘Hoax’.  The Lewisham Grime artist is back on the mic this time, but the track is also tagged with the intriguing ‘Ruff Sound Movement’.  Are these off-cuts from the debut album on which he’s currently, or…

NOVELIST – CASPER RIDDIM

As evidenced by recently released self-produced tracks like ‘Break In Your House and ‘Street Politician‘, Novelist is every bit as capable at making bits as he is on the mic.  The Lewisham don’s latest effort is entitled ‘Casper Riddim’, and it’s a sinister, menacing track which he’s dubbed the “new sound out of South London, Lewisham going worldwide.”…

BAAUER – Aa

Featuring the singles ‘Day Ones‘, ‘Kung Fu‘ and ‘Temple‘, Baauer’s new album ‘Aa’ is now available in full.  In the main, it’s an incendiary collection of forthright Trap-tinged Dance music, but there’s an air of synth-y sophistication throughout that keeps things incredibly fresh.  Stream below via Spotify, click here to download via iTunes.

BAAUER – DAY ONES [VIDEO]

Baauer recently premiered new track ‘Day Ones‘ on The Late Show with a raucous performance featuring Leikeli47.  The track has now been given an equally raucous video, as the MC performs alongside Novelist amidst some kind of urban recreation of the Civil War.  The track will feature on Baauer’s upcoming album, ‘Aa’ [March 18], stream…