Some of you might remember the brilliant track-cycling, London Hip-hop group 2morrow’s Victory that we brought you a couple of weeks ago. Well their own record label unveiled two new signings at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards last week that we thought worth telling you about.
There are so many people coming and going from Stokes, William it’s better to just call them a Folk collective rather than a band. On their website we counted twenty-one people involved and that’s just the musicians.
Both accomplished producers in their own right, Benjamin Damaage and Doc Daneeka teamed up about a year ago to make Creeper for Modeselektor’s Berlin label 50 Weapons. The duo made such a good impression that they were asked to produce a whole album, which is released today.
A few months back, we introduced you to @Peace who made one of our favourite Hip-hop albums of 2011. It turns out some of them have their fingers dipped other pies, giving us more to wrap our ears around.
With the recent release of Jacques Greene’s new track with Koreless, we thought we’d bring you a new producer who likes to dabble in RnB samples. Despite still being a Music Tech student at Birmingham City, Guy Furious has already achieved a fair bit. It’s his exploration into Future-Garage on EP Pillow Talk that caught our attention the most.
2morrows Victory are a London-based Hip-hop group, united by a love of track cycling, who fuse Soul and Electronic sounds to create some really interesting music. Search their name in Google Images and you’ll find more photos of bikes than them, but aside from the fly mode of transport (who knew Hip-hop and cycling go so effortlessly together?!), they have a lot more going for them.
We’re fairly picky when it comes to our Indie music and don’t tend to be too enamoured by thrashing guitars and screaming vocals. East-Country 6-piece Solko, however, offer a different approach. They have a set-up of your typical rock band but two extra saxophones add a real swing and funk to their music.
To celebrate Michael Kiwanuka’s crowning as the BBC Sound of 2012 this Friday (who we wrote about back in May 2011, by the way), we thought we’d bring you another Soul singer who might have slipped under your radar.
The xx need no introduction really and it’s just as well as we should be on a break at Christmas. So here’s the first material since their Mercury Award winning self-titled album of 2009, leaked yesterday on their blog.
You might be puzzled to know that Folk Singer-Songwriter Marika Hackman first caught our eye…