Our Saturday Matinée feature presentation is PressPausePlay, a documentary asking whether our digital culture is producing better art or whether raw natural talent is getting phased out.
Phife Dawg throws up the first single from his WIP album “MUTTYmorPHosis”.
In the latest edition of WUBU2, we take a look at High Focus Records, who in the space of 4 years have become one of the most respected labels in the UK hip hop scene.
Blurred Lines might be the most popular and controversial Marvin Gaye sampled-track but there have been plenty more. We picked five.
Rappcat’s have announced the reissue of MF Doom’s Operation Doomsday on two cassettes in a special metal case. Obviously.
So Four Tet made a beat out of samples from Michael Jackson’s Thriller. In ten minutes.
Will we see the return of the classic TR-808? According to leaked details, Roland may well be bringing it back in an updated form.
Producer and cinematographer Sonali Aggarwal asks the question “What Ever Happened to Hip Hop?” in his 2009 documentary.
Nestled amongst the cluster of burgeoning UK labels are Lunatick Records and in our second edition of WUBU2.
Back in 1987, legendary producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis spoke about their production techniques with Donnie Simpson and showed him around their mixing desk.
In our latest How Did I Miss That, we shine a light on Edward Scissortongue and his dark tale of Spastic Max.
Grab a taste of Brazil via South California with Question’s latest bossanova-infused Favela EP.
Sampleface’s woman of culture Bee looks at graffiti and its use as a form of mass communication. Hip hop as an identity is articulated in several ways. It is of course expressed musically and lyrically through the production of beats and rap music and expressed physically by breakdancers. For the visual artists there is graffiti, …
To celebrate the iconic label’s 75th anniversary, you can put your face on classic Blue Note album covers with their Facebook app. Cover art just isn’t what it used to be. Whether it’s Kanye trying to make a statement by supposedly not making a statement or Wiz Khalifa in questionable attire, album covers don’t really …
Madlib spoke to Laura Leishman about his favourite records and why Dilla is one of the greatest at Radio France’s vinyl record library. For a man who keeps himself to himself, Madlib interviews are like gold dust and this is no exception. At Radio France’s vinyl archive in Paris, presenter Laura Leishman “unleashed” the West …
The London label release their first compilation starring class acts such as Handbook, All These Fingers and Doc Heller.
We interviewed League of Extraordinary Gz about the recording process for their latest album and who they’d most like to collaborate with and their musical idols.
We interviewed the legend that is Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest about his achievements, his thoughts on the NBA season and his voice appearance on The Rugrats Movie. One of the first hip hop groups I discovered during my own “instinctive travels” through hip hop were A Tribe Called Quest and they have remained …