Setting time aside from Quadron and Boom Clap Bachelors, producer-by-trade Robbin Hannibal recently released his debut solo EP Bobby, where he also provides the vocals, lyrics and instrumentation. Amends is the pick of the bunch, and with the loud yelps punctuating the track you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s a Wu Lyf side-project…
The unique sounds of singer-songwriter Liz Green created a stir after winning Glastonbury Festival’s emerging talent competition all of five years ago, but it has certainly taken her time to perfect her debut album, O Devotion!, released only this month. It’s easy to tarnish Green with the same ‘Folk’ brush that is afforded so many other bands these days, but it would be doing her music a big diservice…
…including tracks from Jonwayne, Shabazz Palaces, Jneiro Jarel, Ben Butler & Mousepad, The Tallest Man On Earth, Willie Hutch and Nina Simone
Britain’s reggae and dub scenes are currently riding a wave of resurgence, and no outfit embodies its quality better than The Drop. There is good reason why the 9-piece have been praised to the skies by David Rodigan and DJ Derek, with Looking to the Sky and Takeover their own celebration of the genre..
Tom Marshallsay a.k.a. Dam Mantle has been making big waves in the Electronic music scene the last few months after releasing the We EP, out on his own label Get Me!. His eclectic mix of gloomy pads, pitched down vocals and skittish 808 drum hits makes for some really haunted vibes, somewhere in between Burial and James Blake. You can grab the EP here – we really insist on it actually. Check out Not A Word below and you’ll see why!
Household name in Bristol’s bass-scene, Joker released his debut album The Vison a few weeks back. It seems to have him poking his head out from the underground scene and heading more towards Dance-Pop driven music; collaborating with vocalists Jessie Ware, William Cartwright and Jay Wilcox. For those that don’t know, the Bristol producer pioneered a new blend…
Lo-fi breaks and woozy tender melodies on Atlanta cassette label Harsh Riddims.
Nostalgic balmy funk from an illusive Norwegian producer.
Twinkling new age on newly-founded label Quindi Records.
Unreleased club tracks, edits, remixes and collaborations from the Disco Halal and Life and Death alumni.
1965 Bossa jazz and 2018 French synth-pop to 2019 lo-fi soul and 1979 reggae sweetness.
A punk approach to dance music from the Optimo Music producer.
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.