In his first studio release after breaking from the Revolution, Prince's 'Sign o' the Times' celebrates it's... 30th birthday today!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMZNcN9_bH0&ab_channel=HugoCabral The co-lead vocal with Scottish songstress Sheena Easton on the massive hit 'U Got The Look' marks what truly was one of the greatest album releases of Prince's phenomenal career. This blog is posted with the sad … Continue reading Prince – Sign o’ the Times
Colourful Australian group Miami Horror have released an upbeat EP that has all the hallmarks of an 80s funk / disco classic, but we're in 2017! 'The Shapes' brings in the season of spring rather nicely. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVfT7gkfdq8 If you want to brush up on your language skills, why not check out one of the tracks 'Leila' … Continue reading Miami Horror – The Shapes [EP]
Something blissed out to mellow your midweek courtesy of Pacific Coliseum. We enjoyed kicking back to this over the weekend and then they dropped another track... ...with even more to come. The LP (on flipping cassette) going by the same 'Ocean City' name is due to come out 3 April on Coastal Haze. You can pre-order your … Continue reading Pacific Coliseum – Ocean City
We caught this new offering from Northlane off their 'Mesmer' album which dropped out of nowhere last week and were totally taken back to being a teenager washing dishes in the basement of a cafe where we binged heavily on Nu Metal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anQ836BXbYw There is so much going on, particularly on the drums, behind the sometimes sweet, … Continue reading Northlane – Citizen
Let's set the week up right with 'Home Soon' from Dope Lemon, taken from the 'Hounds Tooth' EP. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-VQHgtV0n8 If you don't know, get to know.
Back for the sixth time, that's the saying right? Get ready for some UK hip-hop heavyweights; Roots Manuva, Dizzee, MF Doom (yes he was born in London). Same can be said for the mix where we get the other half of Skully and IQ's 'Class in Session'. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbe2b-5jYqPEx2THsLzioZ-rXF51H1UxE Playlist Gorillaz feat. Roots Manuva / All … Continue reading Radio Days – DV#6
Raekwon 'Da Chef' is back with a storming album, yet another from the Wu-Tang camp that just keeps on giving through the members' solo releases. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GG62vuHd0dE The clarity of sound that flows through this album is sublime. The crispest drums, perfectly positioned samples, mellow guitar licks, soft horns and of course Raekwon's trademark laid back flow. Even … Continue reading Raekwon – The Wild