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Category Archives: New Release

Onoe Caponoe | Funky Butterfly

On a lesser tongue the notion of a “Funky Butterfly” would invite at best polite appreciation of a metaphor too twee to take seriously, when Onoe Caponoe’s on the mic … Continue reading

October 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Scorzayzee | Great Britain vinyl (& mug) pre-order live, now!

I don’t know if Scorzayzee’s P Brothers produced Great Britain is the greatest UK hiphop single of all time. It’s definitely a contender, or at least it will be later … Continue reading

September 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

State of the Union (STFU) | Public Enemy ft/ DJ Premier

Well this came out of nowhere! Public Enemy drop their new joint State of the Union (STFU) featuring the one and only DJ Premier just as Trump drags himself out … Continue reading

June 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

DanimaL & Oxymoron | Debauchery

What starts out as potentially light relief with DanimaL & Oxymoron giving us exactly what they promise soon turns into some hideously compelling fuckery. “She gives me head for a … Continue reading

June 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Gee Bag & Illinformed | Foreigners

More sweet soulful pain and rage from Gee Bag and Illinformed set to the kind of imagery sure to provoke anxious nostalgia from any Briton old enough to remember the … Continue reading

June 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Fidel Cutstro Ft Da Twinnaz | Dark America

I figure there’s a lot of hip-hop fans at the moment digging in their archives for solace or inspiration. As Brighton’s own Fidel Cutstro comments in the notes for this … Continue reading

June 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Marci Phonix | Riot

Hard hitting stuff from grime veteran Marci Phonix channelling riot level energy to smash a few stereotypes. Still ready for the murkage after all these years. Not quite sure which … Continue reading

September 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hank Hiller | All This Space To Myself

There’s loads of interesting stuff coming out of the Team Dreebs camp at the moment, if I get a chance I’ll add a few other bits to the blog over … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Menagerie ft/ Al The Native | This Much I Know

The Menagerie are back with a new album Odd Beast dropping 04/09/2017 and following the all star cast of 2013’s Irregular Spirits have decided to take it back to the … Continue reading

August 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Normanton Street | Life’s Real EP

No ifs, not buts, no doubts, “Angelene” is absolutely one-hundred percent brilliant. That ever-so-almost languid beat, so perfectly poised between couldn’t-give-a-fuck make-do time-keeping and nervous energy. But mostly Ned’s performance. … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Major Lazer Presents: Kabaka Pyramid | Accurate Mixtape

I actually came across this mixtape via the twitter feed of Xiomara, a singer that’s been on the 273 radar recently, and I’m glad I decided to check it out, as … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Oddisee | AlWasta | FREE DL

Lovely little free EP here from the multi talented Oddisee via Mello Music Group. Al­Wasta takes its title from the Arabic colloquial term used to mean “the plug” and describes a member … Continue reading

April 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Camp Lo | Ragtime Hightimes / You

Think it was a tweet from Pete Rock that tipped me off about the new Camp Lo album Ragtime Hightimes this morning, so I threw a couple of quids in … Continue reading

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Purist | Pyrex Scholar

We’ve had a couple of tracks from the project over the last week or so, but now the new project from The Purist is out for you to get your … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

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