The mystery is paling slightly but Wu Lyf’s charming volatility is still affecting. The controversy over their indie-credibility probably makes up the majority of their column inches…
Co-founder of internet world-music radio station Groovalizacion, DJ iZem has now turned his hand to producing his own. Turns out he’s rather good. Exposed to so many different musical cultures at Groovilicion, it’s no surprise that Debaixo D’Agua, his debut EP released this month, is an eclectic affair. Full of energy, it effortlessly blends dub, soul, hip-hop, Brazilian, post-dubstep…
Since his 2006 self-titled debut was released on Hyperdub, Burial has become one of the biggest names in Electronic music with what is now recognised worldwide as one of the most unique sounds to grace the garage scene. For those unfamiliar with Burial (where have you been?!), I recently…
After reading Lianne’s own description as “Nothing like Corinne Bailey Rae or Andreya Triana, but we all have similar hair”, I won’t dare make the musical comparison, tempting as it is…
Previously a young MC as Shawalin and now up-and-coming in the world of spoken word…
If you want to get your beats noticed, there aren’t many better people to turn to than Four Tet’s Keiran Hebden. And there are few better ways than to hand-deliver it to him after a set. That’s what Caleb Waterman did at London’s Plastic People and now he’s signed to Hebden’s label Text. Winter Turn Spring is a prime cut of 2-step, brought alive with some great vocal sampling and scratchy bass. Sit back and let it take you away.
1980’s Portuguese new wave on archival label Strangelove Music.
An exciting new voice for UK soul with just the right about of reverence to the US greats.
Melodic breaks on a mini album for Secretsundaze.
Soothing jungle-influenced breaks on South Londons YAM Records.
80s Japanese synthpop on Jazzy Couscous’ second Kumo No Muko compilation.
A spontaneous space rock improv from the project of Mystic Jungle and Rico Milord.
Sydney instrumental hip-hop, 1971 Ohio soul and 2019 Osaka experimental electronic.
The man behind the Strangelove Music label explores the junctures between organic and synthetic.
Swedish ambient jazz, 2003 reggae electronica and soothing Japanese new age.
Homegrown Celestial Lovers Rock from the Emotional Rescue, Response and Especial head.
Recline through Napoli-via-Berlin jazz-funk, L.A. boogie-RnB and downtempo soul.
A mix of “tropical / not-so-tropical” finds from the founder of Brussels’ Crevette Records.
Walking us through the stunning Indian Ocean island…
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.