Sunday, January 24, 2021

Stream ‘Nasir’, Nas’ first new album in six years

Nas' long-awaited new album 'Nasir' has arrived, following a live-streamed event in his hometown in the early hours. The project, Nas' first since 2012's 'Life Is Good' is the fourth Kanye West-produced record to land in a matter of weeks, following his own work on...

New music: Wiley – ‘What U Mad 4’ (ft JME)

Wiley has shared a wealth of new ideas and beats on his Soundcloud, as he drums up the promotional support for his brilliant new single You Know The Words. Whilst the unveiling of the new music may not be as quantity-filled as his 'ZIP Files'...

New music: Raleigh Ritchie – ‘The Greatest’ (MK Remix II)

Marc Kinchen (aka MK) follows on from last year's massively-successful remix of My Head Is A Jungle with his thumping edit of Raleigh Ritchie's upcoming single The Greatest. Set for release next month, MK's remix will join fresh edits from Interface alongside the grime remix...

Listen: Lorde – ‘Perfect Places’ (Peking Duk Remix)

Australian duo Peking Duk rarely jump on the remix-front (their last big rework was over four years ago, courtesy of Passion Pit's 'Take A Walk'), however today they've decided to give some neighbourly loving to New Zealand's Lorde, breaking down her recent Perfect Places. Keeping...

New music: Tourist – ‘Holding On’ (feat. Josef Salvat & Niia Bertino)

Tourist follows up November's Illuminate with the soulful/UKG-inspired Holding On. Premiered by Annie Mac earlier this evening, Holding On, which hears featured vocals from Josef Salvat alongside US singer Niia Bertino, sees a similar flow to Tourist's divine Lianne La Havas-starring Patterns from back last...

Audio: Erik Hassle – ‘No Words’ (Copy Paste Soul’s 2Swords Remix)

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Following previous edits from Digital Farm Animals and Haerts, amongst others, Erik Hassle has shared the Copy Paste Soul remix of his latest single No Words. Slipping the track into a wonderfully-fine funk-inspired house cut, the 2Swords remix is a massively-vibrant effort, hearing Copy Paste...

EP Stream: Lapsley – ‘Understudy’ EP

Young Liverpudlian singer/songwriter Lapsley has debuted her brand new EP, Understudy, her first collection since signing to XL Records toward the end of 2014. Featuring lead release Falling Short, the four-track project also includes the beautiful 8896, recently premiered by Huw Stevens as part of...

Listen: London Grammar – ‘Rooting For You’

London Grammar shared a special New Year treat for fans, announcing their return to the scene with Rooting For You. Revealed at the stroke of midnight, the track marks what's likely to be the first preview from their anticipated second studio record, the follow-up to...

Audio: RAYE – ‘Ambition’ (ft. Stormzy)

Though only 18 years old, Croydon-based RAYE already has once heck of a repertoire amongst her credits - from working with the likes of MNEK, Two Inch Punch and Jimmy Napes (plus also part-responsible for Blonde's All Cried Out), the youngster seems to nail...

New music: The Saturdays – ‘Love Come Down’

British girl band The Saturdays have unveiled a new track, Love Come Down, the B-side to new single Disco Love. The track, premiered this morning on Capital FM is a cover of Evelyn Champagne King's 80s track of the same name. Take a listen - comments...