After storming onto the Electronic scene last year with Winter Turned Spring/Frozen on Four Tet’s Text Label, Juk Juk’s follow-up is equally as strong.
Willis Earl Beal is a Chicago-based antifolk musician whose brilliance has earned him a deal with XL recordings and their new imprint Hot Charity. His songs sway from beautifully tender and vulnerable lo-fi recordings to powerful, soulful vocals over samples, guitar, or sometimes just clapping.
When we first came across Gibson Bull we were surprised how he could have so few plays. It might have something to do with the low key release of his eponymous debut album over a year ago, but since then he’s kept his head down and written a good batch of songs to record a follow-up EP.
Seasfire first came to our attention last month through BBC Introducing Bristol and have suddenly…
What We’re Listening To Vol.7 featuring the freshest cuts of Soul, Jazz and a sprinkling or RnB
Some of you might remember the brilliant track-cycling, London Hip-hop group 2morrow’s Victory that we brought you a couple of weeks ago. Well their own record label unveiled two new signings at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards last week that we thought worth telling you about.
Dreamy synths meet warm bass and pacey drums on Needs’ World Mental Health Day compilation.
Warm dismantled groove with haunting vocals from 30/70 collective member.
Driving percussion and synth riff swirls from NY duo formerly part of The Rapture.
The PPU affiliate celebrates the impact of one of soul’s most genuine voices.
Electronics for the next Manchester property boom from the Natural Sciences label boss.
“A slowed form of listening”, from a Nairobi producer with a proclivity for drones and field recordings.
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.