J.M.Z. – ALWAYS

J.M.Z blends an Trap beat with a Soulful, pitched-up vocal sample on new track ‘Always’.  The formula isn’t far off that patented by Kanye West, whom the UK producer cites as an influence, but the effect here is totally different.  Stream the short new cut below via SoundCloud.

RUDE KID -BANGER AFTER BANGER [FT. GHETTS]

When your track gets a reload from Mistajam live on radio, you know you’re doing something right.  The Radio 1 DJ premiered ‘Banger After Banger’, the new track from Grime producer Rude Kid and his long-time collaborator Ghetts, earlier this week. The track’s unruly beat is peppered with references; from Dizzee’s ‘I Luv U’ to The…

OUR MOTHER – HEAVEN

New track ‘Heaven’ follows ‘Just Don’t‘ as Our Mother’s second new release since their Lucky Number debut ‘A.O.B.‘  It’s a quietly shimmering track with the band’s trademark falsetto vocal pitched among stabbing synth horns.  In the words of the Tottenham four-piece themselves, ‘Heaven’ “occupies a realm that doesn’t quite feel like real life; jitttery percussion…

JAMIE ISAAC – BEAUTY [FT. SPORTING LIFE & ALLAN KINGDOM]

This new remix from Jamie Isaac’s ‘Couch Baby‘ brings together three Province favourites: Jamie Isaac, Sporting Life & Allan Kingdom.  The track follows Wiki & Dencel Curry’s version of ‘CNT U SEE‘ as the second to come from upcoming release ‘Couch Baby: Revisited’.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

KIN KLAVÉ – YORKSHIRE SOUL

British producer Kin Klavé drops off a tribute to his homeland in ‘Yorkshire Soul’, an eclectic mix of Soul, Folk and Jazz put through and Electronic filter.  The man himself says “the track is a collage of organic textures, harps, and guitars along with a peppering of female vocals; all driven by idiosyncratic acoustic drums and thick Sub Bass.”  It’s certainly one of…

VINCE STAPLES – BAGBAK

Before he heads out on ‘The Life Aquatic Tour’ with Kilo Kish later this month, Vince Staples drops off ‘BagBak’.  Save for this feature on GTA’s ‘Little Bit Of This‘, the new track is his first since last Summer’s superb ‘Prima Donna‘ EP.  Stream below via SoundCloud, click here to download via iTunes.

THUNDERCAT – SHOW ME THE WAY

Thundercat’s new song “is about going down the rabbit hole, taking you to another place… On the edge of dark, there’s the brightest light”.  Featuring Kenny Loggins [of ‘Highway To The Dangerzone’ fame] as well as Michael McDonald of Steely Dan. Thundercat will release his third full-length studio album ‘Drunk’ on February 24 via Brainfeeder,…