Electronic, Experimental

Dean Blunt & Joanne Robertson

Really liking the recent output from Dean Blunt.  Having split with his longtime Hype Williams partner Inga Copeland, who’s releases went from the sublime to the ridiculous, finally hitting a cul de sac with the 2012 “The Narcissist ll ” album. His new partnership with London poet Joanne Robertson seems to have a much clearer focus and the […]

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All Styles, Today's

Today’s Gems

It’s been a few weeks since the first ‘Todays’ , but every one of these tunes is worth a bit of your time. Kicking off with the soulful afrobeat of “The Wheel” by We Are Shining,  we featured them a while back and they are ones to keep an eye out for in 2014. Four […]

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Leftfield

Young Fathers- War

Ahead of the release of their full proper LP, leftfield hip hop outfit Young Fathers serve up a brand new single. The track ” War ” is dark, dense and emotive.Really looking forward to the album which is set to drop on February 3rd. Listen below.

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Jazz, Leftfield

Nostalgia 77- An Angel With No Halo

Well, we are looking forward to this. Benedic Lamdin’s fifth solo album under his Nostalgia 77 guise. If this tune is anything to go by it will be another genre twisted album, continuing his long-running work with Josa Peit, the album will also feature vocals from Country Soul boy Jeb Loy Nichols. The album is called […]

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Hip Hop, Leftfield, Video

Young Fathers- Dead

The Young Fathers are back with more superb stylings. The new song “Low” is taken from their forthcoming album “Dead” which is out in early February 2014. The Scottish based trio make experimental  leftfield hip hop but with a twist of pop thrown in for good measure. On this track YF move through switching the […]

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Tree- For Love I Come (Tree Bootleg)

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Its hip hop inspired but with left leanings and its great.This guy has been on our radar for a while and we like him a lot. Tree who is only 17 and is part of a collective out of San Francisco called Tree Collaborations ( keeping the order in check) who make music, art and videos, check out the visuals on YouTube.As well as this remix he’s covered Radiohead’s Karma Police to fine effect ,but his own recordings are where you find the real gems. Go head over to treecollaborations.com  for more of his off beat sound or better still go seek out and buy.