The ever-prolific Blu returned with a new solo album last week, which saw him stepping away from the single producer projects he’s blessed us with over the last few years. In spite of the increase in contributors, The Color Blu(e) maintains the jazzy sound that has arguably been Blu’s most successful material, thanks to beats from the likes of J57, Sirplus and Exile. You can dip into the album below, while downloads and physicals are available via Bandcamp.Continue reading “Blu: The Color Blu(e)”
Bristol Allstars: State of Emergency (8 Bar Madness)
As if the last track wasn’t loaded enough, the blitzkrieg continues with the new one from the Durkle Disco gang. And gang is the right word as a massive 21 MCs drop eight bars a piece over a grimy beat from Unkey.
It’s only right I give them all a mention, so this is the list in the order they appear: Sirplus, Koast, Flying Monk, Scarz, Relly, Sparkerboi, Springa, Double, J Man, Prime, B’Tol, Carasel, Blunt, Dash Villz, Ceaze, Zino, Jay 0117, Redders, Kilaze, Jinxsta JX & Slowie. Continue reading “Bristol Allstars: State of Emergency (8 Bar Madness)”
Central Spillz & Isola Dusk “Cold Place to Hide”
Got some more freshness from Bristol for you. This time it’s the Central Spillz crew, who have linked up with another local musical outfit, Isola Dusk, to bring us Cold Place to Hide. Continue reading “Central Spillz & Isola Dusk “Cold Place to Hide””
The Bastard Sunz “Waiting For ‘Tilla EP”
Straight outta Bristol comes the brand new EP from The Bastard Sunz, “Waiting For ‘Tilla”. As the promo blurb says “B’Tilla decided to take a summer’s afternoon to do his usual midweek activity – sitting outside of his local primary school drinking and regaling tales of Bastardry gone by… and did not return for 6 months.” Continue reading “The Bastard Sunz “Waiting For ‘Tilla EP””