Category Archives: hip hop

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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SONG OF THE DAY Janko Nilovic & The Soul Surfers – Sweet Path

Towards the end of last year, Russia’s finest soul, psych-funk band, The Soul Surfers teamed up with the legendary pianist, arranger and composer, Janko Nilovic for an album of instrumental delights. The marrying of these soulful minds resulted in an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dirty Art Club – Natives Blood

Compared to the likes of DJ Shadow and The Avalanches, beat-hop duo Dirty Art Club create sampled derived sounds with an individual lofi hip hop spin.  Primarily an instrumental project (today’s song being the exception), this North Carolina pair have … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Idrissa Soumaoro Et L’Eclipse De L’Ija – Nissodia

Today’s epic afrobeat groove-down is nothing short of an invigorating thrill to the system from start to finish! Shivers will not be in short supply I tell you that now, this is DIVINE! Nissodia was originally released in 1978 on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY El Michels Affair – Shadow Boxing

Sometimes I wonder if it’s actually harder to cover a song than to write one from scratch? After all, if a song is already out there and firmly established, not only have you got the challenge of stripping down all … Continue reading

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