Been a while since we’ve had much to shout about regards to straight up rap, but when this arrived in my inbox I was surprised for two reasons. 1. It’s by P.U.D.G.E, of leftfield beat producing fame (All City/RAMP), and 2. particularly considering I didn’t even know he was a rapper, it’s really pretty damn good! This track, Dorothy Looks Crazy, is produced by House Shoes and is lifted from P.U.D.G.E‘s PUDGESNACKS VOL.2 “I Didnt know!!! U Rap???”… [read more]
After his recent (and very popular) D’Angelo remix, Sam Champ is back with another brilliant remix. This time Sam Champ does his magic on the track Soldier by Erykah Badu, and the soulful refix is FREE to download right now! It features production by Sam Champ himself, keys and bass from Tyler Cash, and mixing by Cousin Jacob and OP!.
Having previously worked with the likes of Kissey Asplund and J Period, Brooklyn-based DJ and producer Sam Champ is turning plenty … [read more]
It’s back! The OneTaste Festival 2010 brings the best in emerging talent from the realms of music, poetry, dance and theatre to The Bedford in Balham, London (SW12) on Sunday 14th November. Performers on the day will include; Eska, MC Xander, Polarbear, Laura J Martin, the OneTaste Choir, Yult, Tanya Auclair and also DJ sets from Dom Servini and Scrimshire.
Keeping ones ﬁnger on the pulse of today’s dexterous music scene is a time-sponging, even arduous task. Yet such diligence sporadically uncovers sparks of creative vision that would otherwise languish in the ether. With Sepalcure’s latest XLR8R mix pounding through the speakers, a choppy vocal sample paired to a sumptuous bassline creeps in, immediately catching my attention. The track in question is The Look by Canadian producer Jacques Greene, who notes 90s garage and Chicago house as reference points when composing music in a … [read more]
This is the fantastic music video for the new track, Ariel, by Stateless. Recent signings to the Ninja Tune label, Stateless are back after a bit of a hiatus with a new album, Matilda, due out in February 2010 and which Ariel is directly lifted from. If this first single is anything to go by, then I’d be willing to suggest that the album is gonna be a bit special too!
Ariel is an interesting track which incorporates bass heavy electronic elements … [read more]
Tipped by the BBC to form the sound of 2010, London producer Gold Panda isn’t one to shy away from expectations. Following a slew of vibrant remixes and enigmatic originals surfacing across the web throughout the year, Gold Panda finally dropped his debut LP, Lucky Shiner, on 11th October 2010. As if the earnest anticipation of the record wasn’t enough, Lucky Shiner had not one but two labels jousting over its rights with both Notown and Ghostly International stamping their renowned logos on the … [read more]
The incredible Bonobo is playing a special live show at the famous Troxy in London on Saturday 11th December. Support comes from the talented Jono McCleery and tickets are available right now via the Soundcrash website. We were present earlier this year at the press launch for Bonobo‘s latest album, Black Sands, which was an intimate affair at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. But, I have no doubt that a full live show at The Troxy music hall will be nothing short of … [read more]
Check out this bootleg video for the track Magic Carpet by Goldielocks. Coming out in December on her own Gut Instinct Music label, the UK’s Goldielocks worked with Futurecut to create this banger of a track.
Embrace the bass and marvel at the flying carpets!… [read more]
Out right now via Oddisee‘s Bandcamp page is a FREE collaborative EP with the talented Olivier Daysoul, called; The Mr. Saint Louis EP. This fantastic soul/hip-hop EP will only be available for 1000 free downloads, after which time it will switch to being available to purchase. Essentially a four-track EP, what you actually get is more like 13 tracks, including instrumentals, acappellas and a remix by Von Pea of Tanya Morgan.