Jack Antonoff & Lorde Team up Again for Bleachers’ New Single ‘Don’t Take The Money’

Jack Antonoff, creative force and frontman of indie-poppers Bleachers, is having a pretty good year. Antonoff has already worked with Continue reading Jack Antonoff & Lorde Team up Again for Bleachers’ New Single ‘Don’t Take The Money’

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

2017 is in full swing now, and alongside some massive announcements, there are some great tracks and albums from artists old and new out this week. Here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar. Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Bend to the Retro Lean of She-Devils’ Alluring ‘Hey Boy’

She-Devils’ obsession with  the different hues of Americana’s vibrant musical history rises ethereally to the surface on ‘Hey Boy’, the lead single from their upcoming, self-titled debut album.

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Zayn Channels Drake on ‘Still Got Time’

It seems rather fitting that Zayn’s latest collaboration features PARTYNEXTDOOR, a rapper from Toronto.  The first song on Zayn’s sophomore trail, ‘Still Got Time’, pervades the same Continue reading Zayn Channels Drake on ‘Still Got Time’

Kendrick Lamar Buries His Rivals on ‘The Heart Part 4’

‘Like clockwork, I blow it all/And get some more/Get you somebody that can do both’ – Rae Sremmurd, ‘Black Beatles’ (2016).

‘Raindrop (drip), drop top (drop top)/Smokin’ on cookie in the hotbox (cookie)’ – Migos, ‘Bad and Boujee’ (2016).

‘Who you put in your top five and claim they the saviour of rap’ – Big Sean – ‘No More Interviews’ (2016).

As time progresses, the ties between virality, specifically memes, and hip-hop become more and more synonymous. The artists become caricatured visions of the serious Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Buries His Rivals on ‘The Heart Part 4’

I Don’t Have Much Time for Drake’s More Life; But ‘Passionfruit’ is Another Story

Let me get real with you for a second; I didn’t really like More Life. After giving it a few listens, Drake’s faux modesty in describing More Life as a ‘playlist’ rather than an album (which it definitely is) sounds more like a Continue reading I Don’t Have Much Time for Drake’s More Life; But ‘Passionfruit’ is Another Story

Gorillaz Share Four New Songs: Track-By-Track Review

We live in uncertain, desolate times so it only feels right that Gorillaz should finally shatter that six-year silence with four new songs designed to make you dance. Last Thursday, Gorillaz unveiled tracks from their upcoming album Humanz, which will be released on Continue reading Gorillaz Share Four New Songs: Track-By-Track Review

London Grammar Release ‘Truth Is A Beautiful Thing’, Announce Sophomore Album

At last! After releasing ‘Rooting For You’ and ‘Big Picture’, atmospheric trio London Grammar have announced the release date of their second album. The new album, Truth Is A Beautiful Thing, will be released on Continue reading London Grammar Release ‘Truth Is A Beautiful Thing’, Announce Sophomore Album

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

This week has seen the return of a number of huge acts, both in single and long-play form. So it makes it unusually difficult for you, the listener, to decide on what to savour first. Here’s our selection of what should be at the very top of your list this week- you’ll thank us when you make the much-maligned trip to the water cooler at some point today. Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Mura Masa & Charli XCX Beckon Summer on ‘1 Night’

Mura Masa’s rapid ascension from a budding producer from Guernsey (yes, I said Guernsey) to collaborating with the likes of A$AP Rocky, Shura, Låpsley and NAO is literally the stuff of dreams. So as the 20-year-old producer unveils plans Continue reading Mura Masa & Charli XCX Beckon Summer on ‘1 Night’