Author: Joseph Guthrie

The man who claims to have made more Transatlantic flights than Charles Lindbergh is a music-loving, video-game hoarding, literary-composing freak. When he's not fulfilling his duties as the frontman of the band Ships Down, he produces his own hip-hop beats and actively contributes to the Sampleface blog. Some say The Auracle is not of this universe... assuming London is in a parallel dimension somewhere. You can find him on Google+ .

Ceiling Demons – Even If

Hip Hop

North Yorkshire, stand up. The hip-hop trio known as Ceiling Demons have dropped a properly beautiful track entitled ‘Even If’...

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REVIEW: Public Enemy, Blue Daisy & Knytro at Electric Brixton

Reviews

The Public Enemy, Knytro, and Blue Daisy gig at Electric Brixton was off the meter. Our very own The Auracle was there and he can confirm...

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Flying Lotus – ideas+drafts+loops

Free Download

A spur-of-the-moment decision from Flying Lotus to thank fans for getting him 300,000 Twitter followers has manifested itself as an...

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How Did I Miss That: Knxwledge – karma.loops.prt3

Hip Hop

Clearly we either had too much good music to partake in June 2012 because we somehow managed to miss this positively awesome album from...

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J WHY – StaWitch

Hip Hop

He supports Arsenal and his beats are as big as the Emirates Stadium itself.  Meet North London’s own Jake Whyte aka J WHY. In a...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: Sampling Soul w/ 9th Wonder, James Peterson and Mark Anthony Neal

Video

Grammy award-winning super producer 9th Wonder steps out of the studio and into the classroom with James Peterson and Professor Mark...

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ONE TO WATCH: Little Simz

Hip Hop

Little Simz is our One To Watch. I’ll just be straight with you all on this one: when I think of female emcees, the last people on my...

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Radiohead – Weird Fishes (GO Yama Remix)

Electronic, Hip Hop

To remix a Radiohead track is one thing but to remix it and bust out your own magnificent jazz guitar solo on top of that? That’s...

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Wodoo Wolcan – Keep Your Eyes Open

Hip Hop, Jazz

The place is Zurich, Switzerland.  The person in question is beatsmith Wodoo Wolcan.  What you are about to witness is an education in...

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Lord RAJA – Nuh (Guliver)

Hip Hop, Jazz

It shouldn’t have taken us this long to get you some of Lord RAJA’s brand of epic sauce into your life but better late than...

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Ohbliv x the art of rəuse – SUNDAY

Hip Hop, Jazz

What happens when the art of rəuse calls up Richmond, Virginia’s Ohbliv to do a mix for them? Magical things like pots of gold, rainbows, and unicorns. Yep. It’s like that.

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Constrobuz – beats vol.6

Hip Hop

Back again, back again, that man Constrobuz is back again with another instalment into his beats discography.  The new tape beats vol.6 is...

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Review: Kanye West – Yeezus

Reviews

Apparently, Kanye West’s Yeezus is less Louis Vuitton Don and more Don Quixote… minus the whole chivalrous revival bit, of...

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ONE TO WATCH – Aperture

Electronic

Down in city of Brighton, two chaps collectively known as Aperture are preparing to electrify the electronic music scene while...

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