Blues, Experimental

Audio: Paul White – Honey Cats

South London producer Paul White will release his new album “Shaker Notes” on September 29th via R&S. The producer who is best known for his instrumental hip-hop, has ditched his usual sampling equipment for his new album, which sees White throwing a curveball and taking on more classic song structures. Casting aside his sampler in favour of drums, bass, […]

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Blues, Soul

Audio: Nick Hakim-Cold

Earlier this year singer/songwriter Nick Hakim uploaded two songs on his Soundcloud, the gorgeous “Cold” and the equally striking, “The Light.” He quickly followed up those gems with the blues-tinged soul of “Pour Another,” however on subsequent visits to his Soundcloud page the earlier two tracks were quietly taken down.  We’ve been patiently waiting for more new music […]

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Afro, Blues, Grime, Hip Hop, Rap

Audio: God Knows and mynameisjOhn-Rusangano / Family

Following on from their collaboration last year on The Struggle EP, Limerick-based producer, mynameisjOhn and Shannon based MC, God Knows are back with what could possibly turn out to be the best Hip-Hop mixtape of the year ? Few have brought this much style and a willingness to experiment with grime, hip hop, soul and more in […]

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Blues, Soul

Audio:SZA- Sweet November

The highly anticipated LP from TDE songstress SZA is only four days away. In the run up to her debut release on TDE, the talented singer has dropped another cut following “Babylon” and her collaboration with Chance The Rapper on “Childs Play”. “Sweet November” is a slightly more retro sounding song then her previous two outings, with it’s […]

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Blues, Soul

Nick Hakim-Pour Another

Washington D.C singer/songwriter Nick Hakim came to our attention a few weeks ago via Okayplayer and since then we’ve been hooked on his blues-tinged soul.Following his two previous tracks ‘Cold’  and ‘The Light’ we now have the newest song from his forthcoming debut album ‘Where Will We Go‘.The track entitled ‘Pour Another’ is an intoxicating mix,beautifully restrained with the singers hushed soulful […]

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