One of Manchester’s finest wordsmiths, Skittles, has just released his new video to accompany the release of Problematic on Propatop. If you like the tune you can grab it from Skittles Bandcamp Page
I’ve talked about Amerigo Gazaway’s many mash-up albums over the last few years and he’s dropped a new, summer-themed mix featuring a lot of those same tunes. Beats from Kool and The Gang, Prince, The Phracyde, Erykah Badu, and Dam Funk make the mix essential seamless summer listening.
Stray did a hip-hop-mash-up-drum-and-bassline mix for his new Paradise EP on Exit Records. It’s only 23 minutes old and what I’ve heard so far reminds me of leftfield head trip, but I’m still working my way through it. Most definitely worth a download and listen though.
That rowdy buncha Mancunian MCs and producers are back again with another LEVELZ crew production. I mentioned on Facebook that I have very little use for American rap and hip-hop these days. It’s become a shell of itself in recent years and they’ve more or less lost the plot. Most rappers take themselves entirely too […]
When you love Manchester MCs and bass music but HATE vowels, you end up with the LVLZ vs FBRCLV MX from Jonny Dub. Mr. Dub is a resident DJ over at Fabric and he put together this best-of-the-Manchester-MC-crew mix to highlight the LVL room 2 takeover on the 22nd of May. It’s gonna be a […]
I haven’t gone in on a B&P in awhile, so allow me to write some words about some music that’s either available now or out soon. Mako – Do You Feel The Same – Warm Communications – OUT NOW The A side, Do You Feel The Same? gives us some nice, dark, moody atmospherics before […]
MC DRS’ second full length EP, Mid Mic Crisis, just dropped on Marcus Intalex’s Soul:R HERE and I am fucking stoked! I am a full-on, unapologetic MC DRS evangelist. I’ve supported every project he’s been a part of because 1. they’re great and 2. he works his ass off for his craft. It isn’t hyperbole […]
Fox just released his solo debut, the Shiddleywiddleyskangdangdiddleywoi EP (that’s a mouthful),on Estate Recordings with Chimpo supplying the beats. You might know Fox best for his work with My Nu Leng on the massive Masterplan and his turn on Claude Von Stroke’s Oakland Rope. However, he’s LONG been a staple of the Manchester MC community…maybe […]
I’m not going to pretend to be a connoisseur of UK hip-hop, but I know what I like when I hear it. Right now I digging Baileys Brown remix of Lee Scott’s Happy Chachi despite not knowing much about either artist. It’s a very snappy tune with precise word flow…and best of all it’s free. […]
Oh shit! There are a lot of big tunes already winding their way through the ether or due out soon. Here’s what’s tickling my drums. Break – Temptations/Right Now – Symmetry – OUT NOW I’m loving the slow, soul tinkly build on Temptation. It brings you round like Slow Down did a few years ago, […]