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Swet Shop Boys: Sufi La Review – Heems and Riz MC Swap Conscious Rap for Tongue-in-Cheek Anthems

On their debut album, Cashmere, the Swet Shop Boys’ broadness of discussion was only outdone by the South Asian diaspora that came to inform their work. Like so many of the Continue reading Swet Shop Boys: Sufi La Review – Heems and Riz MC Swap Conscious Rap for Tongue-in-Cheek Anthems

Gorillaz: Humanz Review: A Hit ‘n’ Miss Playlist for Apocalyptic Times

It’s often the guest list of a Gorillaz record that drives interest in all aspects of its promotion, whether it’s analysis from critics or just basic social media chatter from Continue reading Gorillaz: Humanz Review: A Hit ‘n’ Miss Playlist for Apocalyptic Times

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Over the last few weeks and months especially, April 28th has slowly become one of the most anticipated new release Fridays of the year so far. A barrage of cryptic social media posts from the likes of Foster The People and Haim have only been amplified by relative silence since their last releases. As for the high profile album release this week, Gorillaz’s Humanz, excitement has been increased by an impressive output of singles over the course of 2017. Anyway, 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

Gorillaz Share Humanz Bonus Track ‘The Apprentice’

If you were unfortunate enough to miss Gorillaz’s global listening party for their upcoming album Humanz last weekend all is not lost; not only is Continue reading Gorillaz Share Humanz Bonus Track ‘The Apprentice’

Gorillaz’s ‘Let Me Out’ Finds Sense in the Uncertainty

‘Let Me Out’ is all about hierarchy. Damon Albarn hangs loosely overhead, his insouciant delivery providing a false back for his determination. Below him sits Continue reading Gorillaz’s ‘Let Me Out’ Finds Sense in the Uncertainty

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Unfortunately Kendrick Lamar hasn’t gone three for three despite recently suggesting that he would but that doesn’t mean the week is lacking in exciting releases. 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

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

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

Interview: Gabriel Gassi

With a handful of remixes scattered across social media, Stockholm-based singer-songwriter/producer Gabriel Gassi has quietly built himself a solid reputation. Working around his studies, Gassi’s intelligent ear has allowed him to Continue reading Interview: Gabriel Gassi

Arcade Fire’s ‘I Give You Power’ is your New Favourite Political Anthem

Yesterday saw the return of Gorillaz with their political track ‘Hallelujah Money’ and now, on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, Arcade Fire have shattered four years of silence with their own political lament ‘I Give You Power’. Continue reading Arcade Fire’s ‘I Give You Power’ is your New Favourite Political Anthem