COCO – BIG N SERIOUS [VIDEO]

Coco impressed with rapid fire flows on bass heavy, Toddla T-produced single ‘Big N Serious‘.  The track now has a visual to match its energy, with the Steel City MC surrounded by cartoon graphics.  Stream the video below via YouTube, click here to download the track from iTunes.

NOVELIST X MUMDANCE – 1 SEC EP

Between them, Lewisham MC Novelist and producer Mumdance are giving music fans a reason to get properly excited about Grime again.  In celebration of Novelist’s birthday, the duo release their ‘1 Sec’ EP, consisting of singles ‘1 Sec’, ‘Shook’ and their respective instrumentals.  Stream the Simon Halsall-directed visuals for ‘1 Sec’ here, and stream the EP below via Spotify.

KLIMEKS – NIGHTGLIDE EP

Back with his first release since November’s ‘Odyssey‘, British producer Klimeks drops the brand new ‘Nightglide’ EP.  The four track project is the kind of epic yet restrained Bass music that requires total immersion; gentle melodies presiding over gently undulating synths, guided along by slow, scattered percussion.  Stream the EP below via SoundCloud, or head over…

AZEKEL – CHRONOPHOBIA

Following previous singles ‘New Romance‘ and ‘Holy Matrimony‘ comes ‘Chronophobia’, the latest track from London-based vocalist and producer Azekel.  Named after the fear of time itself, the track sees Azekel’s tender, soulful voice soar over a pulsating bassline, bright horns and almost monastic backing vocals.  Stream the track below via SoundCloud, which is scheduled to feature…

D.A.P. – GOODBYE FOR NEVER

After releasing lead single ‘King‘, D.A.P. releases his ‘Goodbye For Never’ EP.  The eleven track collection is burgeoning with a refreshing positivity, both in terms of the entertaining production choices and D.A.P.’s playful style on the mic.  This is seriously good stuff from a relatively unknown artist – get involved and stream below via SoundCloud.

D.A.P. – KING

London/Lagos resident D.A.P. releases the first track from his upcoming ‘Goodbye For Never’ EP, entitled ‘King’.  Intrumentally, there is plenty going on in this busy, self-produced track, and D.A.P. also exhibits serious dexterity on the mic, all of which is linked nicely by a catchy chorus.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

KLIMEKS – CONNEXION

The latest track from Klimeks, despite seemingly being named after a school careers service, is an a soaring, airy masterpiece.  Its atmospheric brand of Trap is encapsulating as a plaintive vocal sample breathes over layers of bass and percussion.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

NII – WAISTD

‘Waistd’ is the first release from South London solo artist Nií [pronounce Nee-yee], and we’re already jonesing for more.   The first track from her upcoming debut, ‘Paradoxology’ is co-produced by fellow Londoner Tanaka Samuel and comes with stunning artwork from Ray Fiasco [check out his ‘100 Covers For Kanye’ here].  On this simultaneously indulgent and…

WILEY – ON A LEVEL

Over the course of his career, Wiley’s output has varied from genre to genre, but on new track ‘On A Level’ he takes things back to his Grimey roots.  Over a dirty beat that with so much garage influence it couldn’t have come from anywhere other than the UK, Wiley delivers bars as brilliantly simple as…

KEPLER GOLD – TEMPLE [CONTINUED]

Not quite a remix, and not quite a sample either, Kepler Gold’s version of Sunni Colon’s ‘Temple’ is a continuation.  Keeping that mellow, hazy guitar sound and adding his own vocals and percussion, KG adds a whole new dimension to the Roc Nation signee’s original.  Gold’s latest release ‘Playroom‘ saw him take a step back from…