Category Archives: Trip Hop

SONG OF THE DAY Subculture Feat. Rachel Chinouriri – The River Bend

Last November a London-based producer named Subculture teamed up with the Croydon-based singer-songwriter, Rachel Chinouriri, to release a single entitled, The River Bend. Both are relatively new artists and their collaboration formed part of a string of singles Subculture was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Liotia – Blackout (Ashley Beedle’s Afrikanz on Marz Vocal Remix)

“The poetic verse with soulful undertones can only be compared to the lyrical prowess of a blue whale, if only they could speak…” Entitled Blackout, today’s track has crept quietly under my epidermis and now swirls around just beneath the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Skinshape – Old Days

When I describe a song as homely I use this description with great warmth, for songs such as these possess welcoming and familiar qualities, thus making the music much more instantly likeable.  True to its title, Old Days is pondering and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Run Child Run – Hungry

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ian Sims, aka Run Child Run, has spent the last five years exploring, developing and perfecting his own very unique sound and yesterday unleashed a collection of his compositions via debut album, Vanishing Point. During his own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Run Child Run – Can’t Catch Me

Ian Sims, aka Run Child Run, is a multi-instrumentalist and singer who, after spending the last five years exploring, developing and perfecting his own unique sound, is preparing to unveil his debut album.  During his own evolution process Ian Sims … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ash Walker Meets Sweatshop Soundsystem – Bagger (ft. Yazz Ahmed)

I feel like a snake in a basket! One listen to today’s sinuous tune and I’m charmed! London-based producer Ash Walker has been releasing his jazz-inspired, dub-rooted electronic sounds for at least 2 years, so if he isn’t a new … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jitwam – I Ain’t Scared of no Devil (saxophones by dj godfrey ho)

Jitwam is an Indian-born and now Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist, producer and vocalist whose varied and colourful life has been intricately woven into his fascinating compositions.  Born in Assam, Gauhati, in Northwest India, Jitwam has done his fair share of travelling, spending … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Francesca Belmonte – Stole

Francesca Belmonte has been described as a hip-hop blues artist and if you are familiar with her vocals style, you can see how she has gained this title and why it is she works so well with Tricky. Featuring as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY LE SON – Ava

I know I say this a lot on here: “I’m very excited by this one,” but guess  what, I’m really really excited by today’s song!!! Emerging electronic act LE SON are a duo from London consisting of band members Liam … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tricky feat. Martina Topley-Bird – When We Die

When I saw this Tricky (feat. Martina Topley-Bird) track come up in a music feed today I felt a spark of excitement run down my spine and had to play it immediately. When We Die is to feature on Tricky’s upcoming … Continue reading

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