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Lewisham MC Novelist is giving us a reason to get excited about Grime again, and fellow Londoner Mumdance provides him with the perfect beats to do just that.  29 more words


Ibeyi - River

French/Cuban twins Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Diaz of Ibeyi will release their self-titled debut album on 16 February 2015.

Daughters of Miguel “Anga” Diaz, a famous Cuban percussionist, who played with the Buena Vista Social Club they both learned, at age 11 years old, to play his signature instrument cajon. 25 more words

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New Music: Novelist x Mumdance - Shook

Following on from their much admired ‘Take Time’ collaboration that appeared on Rinse, comes a new EP on XL Recordings from two of the sharpest tools in grime – Novelist and Mumdance. 207 more words


Spotlight: Shamir

One of the best tracks of the year. Newcomer Shamir first hit us with his single “If It Wasn’t True” and is WERKING IT OUT with “On The Regular”. 14 more words


Jungle - Jungle

Jungle are a “modern soul” (I hate over descriptive genre titles but it’s better than “mid tempo 1970’s-style funk”!!) duo from London whose début album came out in mid July. 308 more words