Introducing: Biig Piig

If you’re fully embracing festive hibernation this year, the lo-fi, silky sounds of Biig Piig are the perfect musical accompaniment for getting cosy. The Irish, London-based singer possesses a husky, singular voice and a lyrical maturity that belies her 21 years.  Part of the uber trendy nine8 collective, Biig Piig’s music is firmly rooted in soultronic, J-Dilla inspired beats, courtesy of nine8 producer Mac Wetha, … Continue reading Introducing: Biig Piig

Introducing: Don Patricio

It’s December, it’s cold and everyone seems to be either broke or in bed with the flu. Fear not, we have a remedy! If you’re longing for the return of summer, but can’t exactly afford a beach holiday right now, it’s time to listen to Don Patricio. Who is this man, I hear you ask? Well, he’s basically Spain’s answer to Jimothy Lacoste. Think eccentric … Continue reading Introducing: Don Patricio

Introducing: Miraa May

#Hot girl summer may be over, but Miraa May is one artist who will have you channelling the sass all through September. The self-titled ‘Tottenham songbird’ is a brazen and brilliant new talent – the musical equivalent of that friend who is always on hand with no-nonsense advice and a dirty laugh. Miraa first burst onto the scene in 2016 with her EP ‘N15’.  A … Continue reading Introducing: Miraa May

Summer songs of the moment

Summer is upon us!  From chilled moments lazing around in the sun to late-night partying, here are the essential sounds for keeping it lit. Spicy – Herve Pagez, Diplo, Charli XCX Proof that adding Spanish guitar is always a good shout, The Spice Girls classic ‘Wannabe’ has had a millennial makeover and is sounding 100% spicy.  Now you can celebrate the girl power group’s reunion … Continue reading Summer songs of the moment

Album review: ‘Toast to our Differences’ by Rudimental

    Three albums deep and Rudimental are just as electric and diverse as ever.  ‘Toast to our Differences’ is their most political record yet, drawing upon our polarized times.  “Hey, I wanna live in a leaderless world” is the album’s opening line, sung by new-comer Shungudzo, while Kojey Radical challenges the government’s action on Grenfell and youth crime on ‘No Pain’.  Reggae obviously has … Continue reading Album review: ‘Toast to our Differences’ by Rudimental

Album review: ‘Saturn’ by Nao

If I could have one superpower, I think it would be to sing like Nao.  Give the opening track of her new album, ‘Saturn’, a listen and you’ll understand why.  Within the first seconds of ‘Another Lifetime’, the East London musician manages to combine tender longing and angelic breathiness in one fell swoop, before crescendo-ing to a belting chorus of nimble vocal runs and heart-felt … Continue reading Album review: ‘Saturn’ by Nao

Introducing: Shakka

In need of a new artist to get excited about?  Look no further than singer, songwriter and producer extraordinaire, Shakka. You may well recognize Shakka’s smooth vocals from various collabs over the years with Grime heavy-players Wretch 32, Giggs and Ghetts.  Not to mention his latest hit single with AlunaGeorge, the infectious ‘Man Down’. He’s been a key player in the London scene for a … Continue reading Introducing: Shakka

The Joys of Jimothy Lacoste

This, ladies and gentlemen, is the one and only Jimothy Lacoste: a chino-wearing, self-confessed London Underground fan, whose signature dance moves and quirky wit have got the Internet buzzing. Lacoste, real name Timothy Gonzales, hails from North London and has become something of a legend in the DIY bedroom-music scene.  So far, his back catalogue comprises of five singles, each accompanied with humorous videos featuring … Continue reading The Joys of Jimothy Lacoste

Introducing: Amber Mark

Following the release of a beautiful new EP, Conexão, we thought it about time to introduce you to the cross-continental, intriguing sounds of Amber Mark. Brought up between India, the U.S., Germany, Brazil, and Nepal, Amber Mark’s foray into songwriting came about after the tragic death of her German artist mother, Mia, whose passing inspired the singer’s first EP, 3:33am. On ‘Monsoon’, one of the … Continue reading Introducing: Amber Mark

New single alert: Tom Misch ft. Loyle Carner

What could be better than a new Tom Misch track? A Tom Misch track with added Loyle Carner, that’s what. South London beat-maker, Misch, gifted us with ‘Water Baby’ yesterday – the latest release following romantic single ‘Movie’, both from forthcoming album ‘Geography’. Showcasing Misch’s classic hip-hop meets jazz production and Loyle Carner’s natural wordsmith skills, it’s an upbeat number about keeping positive despite mortgage … Continue reading New single alert: Tom Misch ft. Loyle Carner