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If you tuned into the BBC 6Music Festival over the weekend, you’ll have heard Ghostpoet debut songs from his forthcoming album ‘I Grow Tired But I Dare Not Fall Asleep’ to an appreciative crowd. Even if you didn’t, you might have heard lead track Concrete Pony. It’s bleak and hard edged in its outlook, driven …

Peckham MC & DJ Pinty recently released his debut EP ‘City Limits’ on acclaimed Rhythm Section International records, and he’s just released an accompanying video for the track. City Lights is this jazz infused breakbeat bubbler, with hints of garage in the background as it kicks in, with Pinty’s flow assured and full of description …

Taken from his recent album Guns, out now via the ever brilliant Mello group, Quelle Chris has released an accompanying video for the track WYRM (will you remember me?). It’s a track built on this slice of abstract piano jazz, as full of warmth as it is,  added to with its slightly hazy production.  Over …

Alternative hip-hop artist Chris Orrick has just shared a new video for the title track of his forthcoming album, Out to Sea, available from May 24th via Mello Music Group. Supposedly based on being, or at least feeling, mentally ‘Out to Sea’, and disconnected from society/the internet. The track sees Orrick’s listenable flow, as he …

Ahead of Famous Dex’s debut album, Dex Meets Dexter, available for fans this Spring, he’s released new visuals for his latest single ‘Pick it Up’, which features hip-hop superstar A$AP Rocky. The Chicago rapper burst onto the scene in 2015, quickly coming to the attention of A$AP Ferg, appearing on two records from his latest …

If there’s anyone that knows the inside story of chasing fame, its Arizona hip-hop duo, Cut Throat Logic. In the decade since the two, JustUs and Deonte got together, they worked hard tirelessly promoting their shows using street teams, flyers, merchandising and networking. That has brought them shows with heavyweights such as KRS- One, Raekwon, …

In my day, and with my technical skills, we didn’t make mixtapes, we made compilation tapes. I used to hover over my favourite radio shows, making endless tapes of unheard of and unremembered bands on the John Peel show, or piles of African music that Andy Kershaw used to play, or Reggae, or just about …

I think I’m probably the most mainstream of all the BM writers in my musical tastes. Don’t get me wrong, I love being introduced to new bands and in turn introducing stuff I have found to my friends. I like a self-released EP produced in someone’s bedroom as much as the next person. But, I …