We’ve been sitting on this for a while, but here’s our interview with Benjamin Francis Leftwich backstage…
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.
Here is the second part of our Paul Thomas Saunders session, with The Trail Remains Unseen…
What better way to mark the beginning of a new year than with some fresh young talent from Chicago that you are bound to hear a lot of in 2012. The 18 year old MC has been cooking up a bit of a storm in the Chi-town area, pairing quick-fire lyrics with breezy flows. His forthcoming project 10day is a concept album based on a 10 day suspension handed down to Chance during his senior year of high school – an idea not too dissimilar to that of other Chicago-born rapper Kanye West and his debut, The College Dropout. Looks like Chance has chosen the right path to greatness…
Knxwledge has to be one of my favourite producers at the moment, always blending copius amounts of high-grade Soul, Hip-Hop and RnB records into his Synth-Hop style production…
Released on January 1st 2012, Patrick Loggins a.k.a. Time Wharp has wasted no time in unleashing pure unadulterated sonic joy to the world in the form of track yrLyf.
Organic, dubwise polyrhythms on I.O.T Records.
A pure raga recorded with instrumental quartet Jaubi in Lahore, Pakistan.
Electronic jazz from the live ensemble led by Freerotation’s Tom Ellis.
A mix of original collaborations, unfinished and unchosen material from the CPU affiliate.
The CockTail d’Amore resident and former Oscillator co-founder focuses her vinyl-only mix around the theme of obsession.
4+ hours from Canadian DJ, producer and Common Edit captain.
Katia Mullova explores the lessons we might learn from Coronavirus lockdown to create a more environmentally-friendly gig economy and community at large.
Katia Mullova assesses the wider implications of this annual focus on data sharing.
A behind the scenes look at Berlin’s unassuming open air party spot.