Chiddy Bang's new album: Breakfast
Chiddy Bang's new album Breakfast is full of insanely catchy hip hop songs. From beginning to end it’ll make you sing along. From the swing/hip hop song ‘Breakfast’ to the pure hip hop song ‘4th Quarter’, Chiddy Bang knows the ingredients of Read More
Mystro - What Type Of Drug Is Mystrogen? EP
In anticipation of his forthcoming album ‘Mystrogen’, the UK’s finest lyricist-cum-comedian Mystro returns with the free EP ‘What Type of Drug Is Mystrogen?’. Featuring four tracks and five skits, you can see that Mystro values the comic side of his music as highly Read More
ASHER ROTH 's Come-Back!!!!
American Rapper Asher Roth comes back after his first album “Asleep in the Bread Aisle” in the stores in April 2009 for his long-awaited second studio album. Scheduled for early March and with the first title called “Last man standing” Feat AKON. The new album Read More
Dennis Brown Tribute Opening Event
The public tribute to Dennis Brown is now the opening event for the annual Reggae Month calendar. Organised by the Reggae Industry Association, the crowd has certainly grown.
The line- up has gotten bigger too and the tributes on the night were fluent. Artists such as John Holt, the Read More
Review: Live at the Turntable Club, Various Artists
Live At The Turntable Club, initially released in 1974, was the first live album recorded in Jamaica and now for the first time it’s available on CD. This is a genuine heartfelt roots reggae compilation. These are the type of songs that your parents used to listen to Read More
Lana Del Rey - Born to Die
Opening an album with four of your most well known tracks is a ballsy move, but from the start Lana Del Rey has never made things easy for herself. Coming from (seemingly) nowhere, Del Rey's homemade vintage clips for her YouTube hit, Video Games quickly made her the Read More
Vanilla Ice Goes Indie Rock
Vanilla Ice has been involved in a comedy sketch for Soup TV, posing as a hipster to perform an indie rock song. The song was intended as a joke but it’s actually surprisingly good. At the end of his sketch he jokes about being booked at Coachella, Read More
Artist of the Month - Dry The River
Dry The River formed in 2009. They describe their style as “folky gospel music played by a post-punk band.’’ Critics have labelled them ‘’grime-pop’’ and ‘’folk-rock’’, but no matter what you call it, there is one thing that looks certain: 2012 Read More
Soldiers of Jah Army Album Release
For all major S.O.J.A fans out there, there is some good news for you. Their new album ‘Strength to survive’ will be out on January 31st. For those of you who haven’t heard of them, Soldiers of Jah Army is an Read More
Naughty by Nature: Anthems Inc.
‘’Mean like Idi Amin,’’ a line from track 13, Flags, well describes the better parts of this new album from these seasoned Hip Hop veterans. A combination of new material and re-recordings of old classics, the album’s generally lively tempo is reminiscent of Read More
Subwave – Subwave LP (Metalheadz)
Russian producer about to drop his new album on the legendary Metalheadz imprint.
Subwave’s long anticipated self-titled album dropped as a new year’s present to us all on January 2nd. He has already received recognition as one of the artists, which delivers the unexpected to Read More
Hertfordshire’s hottest prospects in the world of indie.
A very promising new band from East Herts, Two:10 have rocketed from the humble beginnings of the open mic night to playing at the 100 Club in London. That would be considered a great achievement for most people, but Read More
Playing In The Shadows - Example
Could this give him the shine he deserves?
From the album Playing In The Shadows here’s a club song mixed with a few moments of dubstep flavour. It’s a new joint from the frequently underrated singer/rapper, Example. His album which was released on 4 September 2011 Read More
You Me At Six
Sinners Never Sleep (Album Review)
British pop-heroes You Me At Six impress fans with their new debut album “Sinners Never Sleep.” With the success with their latest UK tour, You Me At Six’s loyal fan-base continues to grow. “Sinner’s Read More
The Guestlist Network reviews the L.A Bands trendiest gig of the year at Old Streets OXYO.
It was time for Arron to contradict his nick and band name once again and don the stage, this time in London’s OXYO, as Awolnation’s planned to Read More
A Big Step for Dub!
A round-up of the young bass genre in the form of a two disc compilation
Starting off underground, Skream, Benga and Mala were some of the key players in forming the beats that made dubstep really take off. From their homes and studios in South London this sound continued Read More
Hideout Festival Review
ZRCE Beach Island, Croatia
1st - 3rd July
Whether it’s the price, the weather or a combination of the two, Croatia has firmly cemented its reputation as a party capital this festival season. 2011 saw a combined effort from Mancunian giants Warehouse Project Read More
Guestlist Recommends... Alexis Raphael
Hailing from Camden, this DJ has quietly been making his mark on the House scene
Underground music is at an all time high right now, with different forms morphing into one another and tracks being released everyday from producers all over the world. Read More
Nine Signs and Heavy Bliss by Sheya Mission
Old Rastafarian teachings and modern city life meet in the middle on Sweden’s introspective answer to Reggae
Although Sheya Mission is of African descent, she grew up in the metropolitan Swedish capital, Stockholm, and her interest in Reggae only formed upon her taking a trip to Jamaica Read More
Icicle- Redemption EP
We take a look at the latest album from one of Shogun Audio’s newest recruits.
Jeroen Snik, better known as Icicle, is a recent addition to DJ Friction’s acclaimed label and brain child ‘Shogun Audio’. Since breaking onto the UK Drum Read More
David Rodigan's Dubwize Shower
We are all starting to get familiar with David Rodigan by now; a white, middle-aged, middle class man from England with his heart in Jamaica. He is well known for his encyclopedic knowledge of reggae music, his exciting DJ performances and his general youthful enthusiasm for good music.
David Rodigan Read More
Ms Dynamite New Track!
After a long absence, Ms Dynamite is back on the music scene this month with her new single Neva Soft and a completely different sound to anything we’ve heard from her before. Taking inspiration from Katy B (with whom she collaborated on her track Lights On), her lyrics are Read More
The Horrors, Still Life- Track Review
The Horrors- Still Life
Southend’s finest shoegaze band The Horrors are back in the game with the first track to be dropped from their forthcoming third record Skying. The tune itself is Still Life and it accurately reflects the stunning progression the band have made since releasing Read More
X-Press 2 FT. Doll- This Is War- Track Review
X- Press 2 are back in a big way with their huge new tune This Is War featuring Doll of Doll And The Kicks fame on guest vocals. Doll's previously mentioned vocals provide a subtle feel to what is otherwise an epic, anthemic, dance floor filler, and The fact that the Read More
Arctic Monkeys, Suck It And See- Review
Rarely does a band or artist of any description explode on to the music scene in quite the way Arctic Monkeys did in 2006 with their debut LP ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’. A mere five years later the band are Read More
South West Four
With summer just around the corner, London is definitely the place to be with every large green space being infected with some form of music or another. One big event that should be marked on our calendars this year is the Southwest Four Festival, taking place in the trendiest place Read More
Every year it appears that we have a greater variety of music festivals to choose from. So when we’re picking festivals to go to, we’re no longer only looking at the line up but also the location and what it has to offer. Taking all of Read More
Usually people don’t get very excited at the prospect of seeing a pensioner with a three string guitar, quite understandable really as this isn’t the normal recipe for soul stirring music. Then again Seasick Steve is not your usual pensioner. He’s an emotionally charged, Read More
GOB by DELS
Dels aka Kieren Dickens has recently signed to the Big Dada record label who are known for nurturing hot UK talents such as Wiley and Roots Manuva.
He has exploded onto the scene with ‘GOB’, his debut album: an album full of emotional topics, vividly creative lyrics and musical Read More
New Artist Alert! Mike Hough
It looks as though Mike Hough certainly has nothing to lose, especially with his new unbelievably catchy track. Already featured on 1Xtra, the up and coming artist is definitely one to watch with his new release exposing a soulful demeanour with dreamy effortless vocals. Nineteen year old Mike Hough has& Read More
James Blake: New Video!
Disturbing video for ‘Lindisfarne’!!
Licking your own blood and drinking other people's spit? James Blake has established himself as the talent that renovated the dub step scene with stretched distorted vocals and slow progressive sounds, but this depiction of teenagers experimenting in weird rituals makes Lady GaGa& Read More
The Weeknd - House of balloons
Possessing the smoothness most often found in a tub of Bailey’s Hagen daas, The weekend certainly restore the sensual ease that most pop drunk RnB fail to. Yearning, almost decadent vocals counteract the hard-hitting lyrics to create a stunning debut. ‘Wicked games’ brings emotional rawness Read More
Rihanna's new video
California king bed:
‘Sticks and stones may break my bones but whips and chains excite me’… well, we may begin to question the extent to which this claim is true! The new video clearly reveals Rihanna’s preferred pastime of swimming in grass and floating Read More