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TRACK: CEILING DEMONS – ILLUSIONS

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TRACK: HANNI EL KHATIB – STRESSY

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Album Review : Flying Lotus’ ‘Flamagra’

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CHEMISTRY students, listen up good. Here’s a new formula to examine. Take the wired, wild inventiveness of a Kool Keith; introduce it to the in-your-grill breaks innovation of MF DOOM; it’s gonna make a brilliantly unstable and fun isotope of leftfield hip-hop, right? Indeed it does. As you’ll see for yourself below with the dizzying, …

I’ve admittedly slept on Ohio experimental hip-hop artist Eugenius when his album, Midlife, dropped in late 2020. Which is criminal given my appreciation of Death Grips, the sorely missed MF Doom and Danny Brown’s Atrocity Exhibition. Midlife by Eugenius Originally released in October, Eugenius’ fifth album “combines elements of hip hop, industrial, pop, noise and …

Well, it’s been a bit of a year, hasn’t it? Global pandemics, George Floyd, environmental issues, terrorism, dissatisfaction with those in charge, not least in the ongoing (it seems) fallout from the American Presidential election. None of that has stopped artists from all persuasions and genres making some fantastic music over the last 12 months. …

It may be a rare disorder, but many artists across the globe are ‘synesthetes’, including Brooklyn based artist Jovian. An artist that merges sounds using all senses, Jovian is a unique musician. Released November 13th, the latest adventure from the hip-hop and R&B songwriter is the brooding number ‘Where’d U Go’. A visionary to say …

HIPHOP/R&B artist James Bailey, who hails from Los Angeles, has released a brand-new track, “Cinema”. Bailey wrote “Cinema” during a long-distance relationship in which he and his lover found themselves going through the motions, subsequently fantasising about his co-star/love interest in a rom-com style flick, that starts with dreams and sadly ends in heartbreak (spoiler …

Loyle Carner returns with his first single and video of 2020, ‘Yesterday’, out today via Republic Records. ‘Yesterday’ also features critically acclaimed producer, Madlib, providing the beats that sit under Loyle’s inimitable flow and uncompromising verses. Loyle comments: “It’s no secret Madlib is my musical hero. I wrote this almost 2 years ago, but at first had …

You don’t have to read the Youtube comments under the videos for the album singles to realise he’s upset a lot of his long term fans. Instead of Lee dropping a glam metal album we would all expect, he has taken 2 years to craft something different, yet uniquely Tommy Lee. The album features a …

With the release of her EP – ‘Born Of Stone’ which drops 25th September via Elegantly Ugly. North East Rapper Leddie MC has also shared the title track as her lead single featuring LKP With each track the musical side of Leddie’s work just gets better and better and matching her skill with words. Jazz …

Still on the road to releasing her EP in September and after sharing two impressive tracks over the last two months ‘Answer Me’ and ‘Fork In The Road’, Leddie is back sharing her third track ‘Those Were The Days’ via Elegantly Ugly. Mixed and Mastered by Jamie Donnelly, Bass by Steve Hoggart and ft Genesis …

Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee releases the fourth single from his October 16th, 2020 release, Andro via Better Noise Music Recording. ‘Demon Bitches’ is a collaboration with artists Brooke Candy and Moon Bounce. You don’t have to read the youtube comments to realise Lee is going to upset many a fan with tracks like previous singles ‘Tops’ …