Dante Kinnunen, once the drummer for The Concretes, has applied his skills to the world of Electronic-RnB-Soul this year with his solo project under the alias Dante. His music tends to merge his own voice (akin to Nina Simone) with a score of rich productions.
We first heard Rhye on an excellent mix Robbin Hannibal put together for Gilles Peterson in October last year. Back then they were called Rye and there was no information available on them, except that they were signed to Innovative Leisure. This month they finally released Open, the track that had first caught our eye.
Hip-hop beatmaker, Tall Black picks out his favourite Soul tracks, old and new, for the second in our guest mix series.
Touring their new album, ‘Rooms Filled With Light’, Fanfarlo have taken a real musical step up after their Indie-Folk 2009 debut ‘Reservoir’. Adam Sheridan explains why in his review of their Thekla gig last night.
Two-time UK Beatbox Champion, Reeps One is one of the biggest names in Beatboxing…
What We’re Listening To // Vol.8 featuring the freshest cuts of Instrumental Hip-Hop
Oddball 80s synth pop-meets-art rock reissued on Strangelove.
An energetic production of jazz phrasings and mercurial flurries of rhythm.
Dreamy synths meet warm bass and pacey drums on Needs’ World Mental Health Day compilation.
Unreleased beats, instrumentals and edits from the live artist and recent United Identities signee.
90s US breaks and techno from the Sävy Records and Acid Flash boss.
“A very slow trip into your inner self” from the On Board Music founder.
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.