• Funk
  • SONG FOR SUNDAY #69: Stevie Wonder – Too High


    Stevie Wonder’s Too High is our Song for Sunday. Last year, we celebrated the 40th anniversary of Stevie Wonder’s Innervisions with a mini retrospect on an iconic album. Just today, I had the pleasure of reading a similar article from Wax Poetics where the magazine spoke to Malcolm Cecil, synth lord and magician behind Innervision’s engineering. It […]

  • Hip Hop
  • Jeff Jericho – Drives Me Crazy


    LA native Jeff Jericho drops a smooth cut – Drives Me Crazy – from his latest project, The Jericho Experience. Summer is a matter of weeks away and if you’re wondering where the time has gone, so are we. But we’re replacing our curiosity about the speed of travelling time with questions of what to […]

  • Free Download
  • Hooligan – For Medicinal Purposes 4


    Chi Town’s Hooligan drops the fourth instalment of his For Medicinal Purposes beat series. It’s around 1:15am here in the UK as I write this and I’m about to watch the Chicago Blackhawks play in the Western Conference final. How convenient, then, that I stumbled upon Hooligan, a Chicago native, and his latest beat tape. […]

  • Hip Hop
  • J Dilla – The Doe


    Taken from his upcoming posthumous album is “The Doe”, also featured on the “Give Em What They Want” EP. We all know J Dilla for his production work, his underrated rapping skills and when he fused the two together. But in 2001, Dilla had other ideas and decided to hit up one of his favourite […]

  • House
  • FREE DOWNLOAD: Pyxis – Dilla


    Louisville’s Pyxis gives a Jay Dee beat the soul house treatment in “Dilla”. Like it or not, house remixes are in abundance and while the Eurocentric form of the genre has certainly bastardised a lot of music over the past few years, the roots are fighting back. Pyxis from Louisville, Kentucky has delved into the […]

  • Hip Hop
  • SoundBoyMusic – DeetroitSoundS


    Detroit’s SoundBoyMusic channels the spirit of Dilla with his latest project, DeetroitSoundS. Good luck if you’re a producer coming out of Detroit wanting to keep you name away from Dilla’s. Even Black Milk, as diverse as his sound has become over the years, gets the comparison wherever he goes. But some harness the vibe he […]