Category Archives: hip hop

SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade

The last few days have been frustrating and I’d reached that point in music (I sometimes do) where I can’t settle upon anything, I don’t know what I want to hear and nothing seems to hit that spot. I think … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Monster Rally – Washed Ashore

I’ve been wondering if I’d prefer this tune minus the addition of those beats halfway in, but once you get the album, the old/new sound really works. The rhythm transports that soothing luxuriant beach dream feel into a slightly more … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Danger Mouse & Black Thought – Belize (feat. MF DOOM)

Danger Mouse and Tariq (Black Thought) recently released the official video for Belize. Shot by Danger Mouse and directed by UNCANNY, this simple black and white offering serves as a powerful tribute to the late MF DOOM, who also features … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ugly Mac Beer – The New Flame

This may be a new discovery for me, but I dare say there will be a few of you out there already familiar with Ugly Mac Beer? After all, he has been about on the music scene for at least … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Monster Rally – Adventure

The delectable and sophisticated sounds of Monster Rally must have wafted into my radar a while back as today’s song was in one of my playlists, but I’ve never actually featured him…..until now. Created sometime in 2011, Monster Rally is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Zilla Rocca & Chong Wizard – Lucky Break

Today’s song was brought to my attention a while back and reappeared in a playlist had on the other day; needless to say, I enjoyed a bit of this! I’m not too familiar with anything else Zilla Rocca or DJ … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Clutchy Hopkins – Sound of the Ghost

There has been much speculation on who exactly is behind the elusive project that is Clutchy Hopkins, but this name has been creating music for nearly two decades! Clutchy Hopkins is purportedly a multi-instrumentalist musician based out of California. His … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nightmares on Wax – Imagineering

Inspired by his travels pre-lockdown, its not hard to get whisked away in George Evelyn’s – aka Nightmares on Wax – latest track, Imagineering! You only have to dip your toes into these calm waters and the gentle ebb and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY DJ Format – The Curse

Matt Ford, a.k.a DJ Format, has recently announced a new album, and with two tracks already available to preview, a ‘format’ is starting to develop!!! Entitled the Devils Workshop, this new offering (if the name doesn’t give you a clue) … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jaubi – Satanic Nafs

“Jaubi (جو بھی) is an urdu word roughly translating to “whatever”.  Creating whatever sounds good and whatever feels good is the goal….” Hailing from Lahore, Pakistan, Jaubi (pronounced Jaw-Bee) are an instrumental quartet with a highly intriguing sound. Named after an … Continue reading

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