It’s not often you come across an emcee willing to take big risks and try something drastically different to what they’re known for. Well that’s exactly what Canadian artist Abdominal decided to do for his current album with amazing results. Coming to the conclusion that he was ‘getting too old for the rap game’, he got together with The Obliques to put down some rhymes against a backdrop of light percussion and acoustic guitar.
Following on from the release of first single Broken, Abdominal has just unveiled the visuals to Courage. It’s not everyday you hear an emcee pay homage to his/her mother or hear the reasons why a mother loves her child so much, but that’s exactly what this song is all about. Not only does his mother
spit some bars rhyme on the record, but she also features heavily in the video. This one goes out to all the mums/moms.
You can pick up Sitting Music LP now via Bandcamp.
With a career spanning over 20 years, Rebel MC aka Congo Natty is one of the pioneers of jungle music. Featuring a myriad of emcees from the likes of Tenor Fly, Top Cat, General Levy and Tippa Irie, UK Allstars is a sure-fire banger. The single is taken from the forthcoming Jungle Revolution album, which drops June 17th on Big Dada Recordings. Watch yer bassbins, I’m tellin’ yer.
Signed to the Houndstooth record label, which was set up by Fabric, Snow Ghosts is a collaboration between vocalist Hanna Cartwright and producer Ross Tones. Exhilaratingly dark, the folk-electronic stylings of Murder Cries are accompanied by equally menacing visuals.
Snow Ghosts’ debut album A Small Murmuration drops June 17.
I can’t work out if Ta-Ku even finds time to sleep, but the Aussie producer is back yet again with another heavy-hittin’ remix. This time around he has managed to transform Mt Eden‘s atmospheric Sierra Leone into a lethal concoction of heavy bass, twisted rhythms and sultry vocals. Ta-Ku….we salute you.
You can find the original and other remixes on the Sierra Leone remixes EP out now.
Anglo-Dutch duo June Miller have been laying carnage to dancefloors around the world with their signature heavy-hitting, uncompromising drum & bass productions. After recently signing to Ram Records, the pair marked the ocassion with the release of their latest single. The A-side plays home to the menacing Autumn to Ashes. Flip over to the B-Side for the dark, sonic onslaught of Changes featuring the vocals of Sofie Letitre.