HEAD TO HEAD: AN INTERVIEW WITH POUNDZ

Poundz has become an internet sensation thanks to his latest release via Disturbing London, ‘Opp Thot’.  The video for the track, released on GRM Daily, has amassed almost five million YouTube views in a month, securing the single a top 40 hit.  We may not have seen it coming, but Poundz had a hunch it…

DAVE – PAPER CUTS

Originally previewed live on Dave’s Instagram back in April, Dave reveals new track ‘Paper Cuts’. The first track since his Mercury Prize winning album ‘Psychodrama’ comes produced by Ghosty, who provides the closest thing to a straight Drill beat we’ve heard Dave on yet. Stream below via SoundCloud.

SLOWTHAI – NOTHING GREAT ABOUT BRITAIN [VIDEO]

Those paying attention might recognise some of Slowthai’s new track ‘Nothing Great About Britain’ from a recent acapella with Crack Magazine.  The single is also the title track from the Northampton MC’s upcoming debut album, which is due for release May 17, and serves as Thai’s take on the current state of the nation, building…

SLOWTHAI – DOORMAN

Slowthai’s latest offering is produced by Mura Masa, but you’d hardly have guessed it.  The scuzzy, lo-fi drive of ‘Doorman’ sounds more like Joy Division mixed with Young Fathers.  It’s as raw and as visceral as any Punk track you’re likely to hear, tied together by Slowthai’s brilliantly unhinged delivery.  ‘Doorman’ just goes to show the…

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…

XAMVOLO – CHIRALITY EP

XamVolo’s debut EP ‘Chirality’ features singles ‘Down‘ and ‘Runner’s High‘, as well as new cuts ‘Gold Leaf’ and ‘Foolish Kids’.  Packed with a smooth sophistication, this is R&B like you’ve never heard it before.  While ‘Chirality”s Jazz influence is strong, fresh instrumentation and an electronic tinge render this an exciting new take on a classic style.  Stream…

JAMIE ISAAC – FIND THE WORDS

As Jamie Isaac readies new project ‘Couch Baby’ for be released on Marathon Artists July 8,  the South East Londoner releases ‘Find The Words’; a down-tempo track on which the clarity of his direct vocal cuts through a woozy, Jazz-tinged instrumental.  Stream below via SoundCloud, click here to pre-order the album on iTunes.