J.M.Z. – DCM12

British producer JMZ releases a new track “inspired by a recent spontaneous 3am drive through downtown Miami.”  Named after the Delorean in Back To The Future, it’s a track aimed at capturing “the feeling of that moment and the desire to re experience it,” hence the nostalgic title.  Its vintage sounding synths certainly give it a vintage feel,…

EKA BEATS – COORDINATES

EKA Beats releases his first album since 2016; ‘Coordinates’.  The South London producer grew up playing the trumpet before switching to synths and drum machines to create an exciting blend of Alt Hip Hop & Trap that borrows as much from Chicago’s Drill sound as it does the LA beat scene.  Vocal features from the…

JMZ – DIVIDE

British producer JMZ is back with a new single, ‘DIVIDE’,  his first since Province-released mixtape ‘Let Me Be Great‘.  The places haunting piano melodies alongside the kind of looped vocal sample that’s fast becoming something of a JMZ motif, accompanied by crisp snares and heavy hi-hats.  Stream below via Spotify.

IAMDDB – RUNNING [VIDEO]

IAMDDB drops off another new visual from her acclaimed ‘Hoodrich Vol. 3’ in the form of ‘Running.’ Shot by regular collaborator KC Locke, the new video sees her leave her native Manchester and take some time out in the deserts of Marrakech. With a fourth instalment of the ‘Hoodrich’ mixtape series on the way, we’re…

JMZ – LET ME BE GREAT

Having garnered the attention of Dummy Magazine, Clash Magazine & Lost Culture as well as ourselves with singles ‘Let Me Be‘, ‘Church Ave‘ and ‘The King‘, JMZ releases eleven-track debut mixtape ‘Let Me Be Great’.  The British producer’s mix of styles is dizzying; in part echoing the kind of sample technique you’d find on Kanye West’s…

AERIEL – SAD GIRLS CLUB

LA vocalist Aeriel releases her debut EP, ‘Sad Girls Club’. The five track EP aims to “encapsulates the range of emotions that accompany a failing relationship; from uncertainty on ‘Be Down’, to passion on ‘Motion’, to self-preservation on ‘Selfish’. Aeriel’s vocal isn’t always perfect, but her impressive range and beautiful tone over some fairly hard-hitting beats is the kind…

JMZ – THE KING

British beatmaker JMZ follows up ‘Let Me Be’ and ‘Church Ave.’ with another single from ‘Let Me Be Great’; ‘The King’.  “This track is super random when I think about it.  I wrote it when I had just finished binge-watching Season 1 of Stranger Things and decided to do something productive to balance it out.  I…