Kanye West finally sampling classic Chicago House tracks and putting his Hip-Hop genius into it should produce a song that sounds exactly like this. This could have easily lived on his debut album (between The New Workout Plan and Slow Jamz, obviously). With Kanye’s latest concepts being all about so called high fashion his music… Continue reading Kanye West – Fade
This spring, like many before, I started to panic that summer was approaching and I hadn’t booked any festival tickets yet. I like a variety of musical styles and as such I like to try a variety of new festivals each year. So I asked as many people as possible what their favourite festivals were… Continue reading Gentleman’s Dub Club – Enter the Chamber.
Low-key Funk guitars. Blatant 90s R’nB phrashes. Fun Pop bridge. These elements often feature on many a producer’s checklist as they try to craft the ‘all-important’ ‘guaranteed hit.’ However vocalist Nao, along with co- producers Jungle, have crafted a song here that feels fun and natural rather than formulaic and rigid. The guitar and… Continue reading Nao – Get To Know Ya.
Roll Deep founding member Marc Veira, more notoriously known as Flowdan, slows down his signature rapid fire delivering this time, to really say lyrics not just spray them. The production is clever enough to truly stay in the background so that you can’t help but be focussed on the narrative. Every part feels useful. The… Continue reading Flowdan – Groundhog