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 […]

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, […]

November has been a tough month for blogging. Every waking moment was filled with family activity while my work weeks were booked up with travel to exotic locations like El Paso, TX! Then, of course, it was Thankgiving in the States. Where we consume and purge enormous meals for a day leading up to, the […]

Mancunian DJ/Producer/MC/Nutter Chimpo just released his “Monkey Teef” mixtape through the Girls Music imprint while I was on my Thanksgiving vacation. If you dig UK Grime and hip-hop with a couple of VERY British skits, then head over and give it a listen. You can download the zip file for free by providing Girls Music […]

I have raved on Shadowboxing on how AMAZING Ivy Lab is and the incredible material they have been releasing. I am also a huge fan of the Ivy Cast they do and the newest edition has landed for you all to enjoy. You can expect to hear classic hip hop (BCC WHAT?!?!) as well as […]

I wanted something bass heavy this morning while I dress some cables for a work project. Spectrasoul have hit the spot with their mix for the Outlook Festival mix series. A little bit of hip-hop, a lot of bass music, and (of course) drum & bass. Narsty. Outlook Festival 2014 Spectrasoul