General Ludd – Sunset Yellow

General Ludd are a Glasgow based duo who have built a reputation for putting together brittle, spacious club tracks fit to send a shudder down the spine of any who stand in the way of the speakers. We postponed waxing lyrical about their latest release until a Saturday purely because of the name of the label it's … Continue reading General Ludd – Sunset Yellow

NxWorries – Best One

Anderson .Paak really got us jazzed with his "Malibu" album earlier this year and we've been admirers of Knxwledge, namely for the sheer volume of material he's put out, for quite a while now. They've now linked up on new album "Yes Lawd" (.Paak's trademark phrase) under the moniker NxWorries. The latest single to come from it is … Continue reading NxWorries – Best One

Run The Jewels – Talk To Me

No less than two years to the day since Run The Jewels 2 vibrated it's way down our ear canals, the first offering from the new Run The Jewels album (you guessed it - Run The Jewels 3) has hit the interweb. Squelchy synths - CHECK. Rapid fire lyrical delivery - CHECK. Glitchy 8 bit … Continue reading Run The Jewels – Talk To Me

Lady Wray – Queen Alone

There has been a real resurgence in the past couple of years for more stripped back soul and R&B sounds breaking through. Think punchy finger-picked bass sounds (a la The Jackson 5), distant horns echoing hearty melodies, splashy drums, all fronted by super-rich, church honed voices. Lady Wray's September release on Brooklyn's Big Crown Records - "Queen Alone" - exemplifies this sound … Continue reading Lady Wray – Queen Alone

Alborosie – Strolling

We're going to go out on a limb and say that Alborosie is probably our favourite Sicilian reggae artist ever... No disrespect meant to anyone else from this southern Italian island who's flying the reggae flag, but Puppa Albo just owns his sound and continues to bring out heavy reggae rollers. New track "Strolling" is no different. … Continue reading Alborosie – Strolling