Monthly Archives: January 2015

Pokey LaFarge – Something In The Water

I love many revival style singers that sound like they were born in the wrong era. Singers such as C.W. Stoneking or Rob Heron take what could be a cute exercise in mimicry and somehow make it an honest avenue … Continue reading

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måne – Scales

So great to hear new Frederic Robinson material, his Mixed Signals album was one of my favourites a couple of years back. måne is a new project of his collaborating with British singer Lily Juniper, not totally dissimilar to his … Continue reading

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Bitter Lake

Bitter Lake is probably the most fascinating documentary I’ve seen since… the last Adam Curtis documentary. It’s perhaps ironic that this 2 hour lesson of how the world’s narratives have been simplified (mostly into battles of ‘good and evil’) – … Continue reading

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Buccaneer & Lukie D – Pirates Sonata

Dancehall, Opera and Pirates, what more do you need? Buccaneer living up to his name and bringing back the style that created such classics as Skettel Concerto, Fade Away and Soco Numa in the 90s.

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Benjamin Clementine – Nemesis

This dude though!

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Manu Delago feat. Isa Kurz – Disgustingly Beautiful

I believe this is the first taste of Manu Delago‘s upcoming album on Tru Thoughts and it’s absolutely angelic. I’ve always known Manu as a great Hang player (he’s back off on tour playing with Bjork for this year’s shows … Continue reading

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BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah feat. DOOM – Ray Gun

Been excited ever since I heard this super talented Jazz trio were hooking up with the most consistently dope Wu Tang member for a new album. Add DOOM into that mix and you know you have a winner. The album … Continue reading

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Soviet Suprem – Ruiné comme Atènes

The French crew trapped in the bodies of Soviet era Soldiers have gone all Zorba The Greek for their latest track from the forthcoming album, ‘L’Internationale’. Definitely could smash some plates to this one!

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Voodoo Black – Who You Be

Manchester is on fire at the moment musically. It seems to be where most of my favourite UK Hip-hop is coming out of and much of it centres around The Mouse Outfit and Levelz crews (both of whom overlap massively) … Continue reading

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Brian Harvey – German Whip

Remember when Brian Harvey from East 17 accidentally ran himself over with his Mercedes whilst trying to be sick out of the door. He’d eaten too many jacket potatoes with cheese and tuna apparently. I’m sure he’s had a fair … Continue reading

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