Surreal scenes in the new video from Stones Throw’s latest signing, Jerry Paper. The genre defying artist is due to release his Like A Baby album later in the year and Your Cocoon is the lead single. Production will come from Paper and Matty Tavares of Badbadnotgood. More info available at the Stones Throw store. The video was made by Steve Smith.
Musical mastermind, BOOTS, is back with a new EP entitled #DARKDAZE and among the four gems is Delete Delete. Featuring friends and regular collaborators, Run The Jewels, as well as some beautiful vocals from Cristin Milioti, Delete Delete leaves its presence lingering long after the music draws to a close. The EP is available to buy now from all the usual spots.
Visually arresting scenes in the latest video from Foreign Beggars. Bosh is the second track to be taken from their long awaited, upcoming album and features a nice hook from Marcello Spooks, as well as co-production from Bangzy. The video was made by Xiphi Films.
You might remember me covering Restbyte when it arrived earlier this year. It’s yet another impeccable beat tape from one of the UK’s most innovative producers, Morriarchi. The 18 track showcase has gone down so well that Morri has decided to do a limited run of cassette versions too. They are available to purchase now over on his Bandcamp and if you want to try before you buy, you can do so below. Continue reading “Morriarchi: Restbyte – Cassette Edition”
Beautiful sounds on the new EP from vocalist Fiona Jane, as she teams up with producer LRD, for The Exit. The two met on Brapp, where LRD has been making a lot of noise for the past couple of years.
As with a lot of other artists on the network, they decided to collaborate beyond the app itself and the result is five perfectly crafted songs, all drenched in emotion. Continue reading “Fiona Jane X LRD: The Exit”
One of the UK’s best loved crews recently announced the imminent release of new music and the scene rejoiced. Yesterday we got our first taste, as Complex premiered the brand new single from Foreign Beggars. Continue reading “Foreign Beggars ft. Alix Perez, Izzie Gibbs & Dizmack: Toast”
Majestic sounds emerging from the other side of the Atlantic, as Ness Nite brings us Expectations. Featuring joint production from Mike Frey and Ness herself, this acts as a fine introduction to an artist who is sure to be doing bigger and bigger things in the near future. Ness is currently signed to POW Recordings. You can stream Expectations below. Continue reading “Ness Nite: Expectations”
RTJ favourite BOOTS released a new song a couple of days ago, much to the delight of the internet and me. The track is called Soon Be Gone and it’s a brooding affair, which reminds me of Massive Attack’s later offerings, in all the best ways.
D£DW8 have teamed up with Crucial Recordings’ own Sleeper for a limited edition vinyl release. The record will feature two new tracks – Dark Things and X Rated – both moody, glitchy and dark as fuck. You can buy the vinyl here and there are digital downloads available here. There is also a video for X Rated, which you can see above.
Since the events in Manchester a few weeks ago, the outpourings of love and charity for the city have been inspiring to say the least. Especially with division and hate seeming to be at an all-time high in the UK right now. Up there with the best of them is this new compilation, Manchester With Love.
Featuring over 220 tracks, from Manchester’s musical community, this album does two things – it shows the rich diversity and unity within the various Manchester scenes, plus it also shows that the great city and it’s residents will not be brought down or divided by these horrendous acts. Continue reading “Manchester With Love”