Hitting the scene a couple of months ago, Harlem rapper ASAP Rocky has emerged, and he’s growing as fast as Odd Future did all that time ago. It’s easy to draw this comparison because of the in-built ASAP Mob production team, low pitch voices, futuristic Hip-hop beats and constant use of “swag”, but it doesn’t quite sum Rocky up…
Some beautifully chilled out vibes rising from the Project: Mooncircle music box this month in the form of Chilean producer fLako. On this new release he collaborates with vocalist Dirg Gerner to create some incredibly soulful electronic music (a sizeable feat in our eyes)
Kids These Days are a bubblingly fresh and talented live Hip-Hop group peddling straight out of Chicago town, following seemlessly in the same soundsteps as one other Chicago windstorm, Kanye West. Their music is spilling over with Soul and Jazz influences – comprised of live horns and a blues-rock trio – their production is consistently rich in melody and harmony…
It’s stalemate in my house at the minute. No-one wants to admit defeat to the seasons and cough up the money to turn the heating on. We’re putting up one final stand against the cold, armed with this warming track from San Diego’s Dirty Gold…
Despite hardly being thought of as a “happy” sort of band by those who have listened to them, frontman Pete Silberman twice tells us The Antlers are indeed very happy to be here in Bristol, and I believe him. Following the release of their near-universally acclaimed second album Burst Apart, I’d imagine it’s quite a good time to be in this Brooklyn band.
Following on from their first two E.Ps, Love Pressure and Fleur, Brooklyn-based electronic duo Sepalcure (Machinedrum’s Travis Stewart and Braille’s Praveen Sharma) are set to release their debut album in just under two weeks. To get your ears salivating…
I first heard this gem a while back, but it is just too good to keep under wraps any longer. Trilogy is a collaborative effort made up of three artists with backgrounds in Dubstep/Grime (Youthman), Drum & Bass (DJ Redeye) and Soul (Luce)…
Manchester MC Skittles appeared with a bang when he featured on Camo & Krooked’s release The Lesson that went viral last month. It has provided a strong platform for the solo release of Dot2Dot, which has a more modest production but is still too good to ignore…
Soulful Baltimore club rhythms on Lustwerk Music.
Ethereal, immersive New Age from a pioneering Hawaiian composer.
Slippery and soulful UKG reissued by D Banana.
The debut release from Earth Trax’s alias gets the rework treatment.
Sensual psychedelics from D Tiffany and NAP on RAMZi’s FATi imprint.
A fusion of analogue electronics and psychedelic jazz on Zel Zele.
A vinyl-only mix of 80’s alt-pop from the NTS host and programmer.
A 100% original material mix of soulful beats from the Leeds-based producer.
Soul-steeped beats from Virginia, serene South African jazz and a heavy blend of London jazz, hip-hop and grime.
A vinyl-only mix of synths and arpeggios from The White Hotel and NTS Radio resident.
Japanese new age, Chicagoan ambient house, Peruvian psychedelic rock.
Japanese ambient, Antilles jazz and Brazilian jazz-funk.
Hong Kong mix, plus interactive map and favourite spots around town.
Showcasing Bulgaria’s rich heritage and vibrant present from a DJ who counts Zip as a fan.
Funk, soul, rhythm n blues, biscuits and coffee make up this gorgeous mix and delightful city guide.