on-point sent me a link to a wicked interview they did with Jose James…
An eleven minute long mini documentary to whet your appetite for the forthcoming LP Slime & Reason by Rodney Smith, AKA Roots Manuva.
I previously posted up the video for Buff Nuff, and now here’s your chance to hear some thoughts from the man himself about his new LP. Roots Manuva‘s Slime & Reason is out on Big Dada on 27th August and the aforementioned first single, Buff Nuff, is out on 7th July.
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Fresh produce for the first time in what seems an age, Mr. Scruff is back with a brand new vinyl/mp3 series under the name Ninja Tuna!
Set to be a series of EPs released on Ninja Tune throughout 2008, the first release is Donkey Ride & Giant Pickle – the former of which was co-produced by Quantic. It is available now and you can purchase direct from the Mr. Scruff site or from any reputable retailer, I suppose!
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Same As It Never Was is The Herbaliser‘s sixth LP and it’s out now on !K7.
As I mentioned the other week, this is somewhat new territory for The Herbaliser. Incorporating extra members on a more permanent basis with a focus on finding a more organic sound than before. I’m sure, like me, you’ve seen The Herbaliser travel through the various elements of hip-hop, turntablism and electronica, and although these stylings can be heard throughout Same As It Never Was, there … [read more]
Jose James‘ debut LP, The Dreamer, is also out now on Brownswood – make sure you cop it, absolutely beautiful music.
That’s right people, it is the return of Black Grass! Mex is back with his third album on Catskills, funnily enough titled… Three.
Out now on Catskills, Three is a tight and eclectic blend of sounds, ranging through broken beat to hip-hop to funk to latin and back again. The album features guests such as; J-Live, Dionne Charles (from Baby Charles) and Koaste. You’ll no doubt be delighted to know that Three is an early candidate as one of the albums … [read more]