EVERYTHING IS RECORDED – CARRY ME

After the critical acclaim with which the first Everything Is Recorded project was met, XL Recordings boss Richard Russell announces that there’ll be a follow-up EP alongside new single ‘Carry Me’” featuring Nigerian vocalist Obongjayar and British Bahraini trumpet and flugelhorn player Yazz Ahmed.  The forthcoming project will be entitled ‘8AM’ and is set to feature 6-tracks,…

EVERYTHING IS RECORDED – RICHARD RUSSELL

XL Recordings boss Richard Russell brings together Giggs, Sampha, Syd, Kamasi Washington, Wiki and so many more on new release ‘Everything Is Recorded’.  The project’s first incarnation came in the form of five track EP ‘Close But Not Quite‘, the title track from which is recycled on ‘Everything Is Recorded’.  The mixture of styles on…

ROOTS MANUVA – FIGHTING FOR? [RLR REMIX]

As the release date [August 19] for the deluxe edition of one of our favourite albums of 2015 draws ever nearer, Roots Manuva releases the rLr remix of stand-out track ‘Fighting For?’.  XL’s Richard Russell strips away the gentle piano melody and soulful organ flourishes, stripping  back the album closer; galvanising the percussion as he goes.  Stream below via SoundCloud,…