Watch Portishead perform ‘Glory Box’ from 1997

For the nostalgic trip-hop heads, Portishead released the album Dummy 24 years ago today. Here’s the Bristol-based group performing ‘Glory Box’ in New York, 1997. Chills. Earlier this year, we celebrated the 20th-anniversary release of Mezzanine from UK band Massive Attack. The dub days… You may also like:

Maribou State – Feel Good (feat. Khruangbin)

The duo from Maribou State is back with a new single entitled ‘Feel Good’ from the forthcoming album Kingdoms In Colour. Here’s an excerpt from the track’s review from Pop Bollocks: There’s a sense of darkness that shimmers around the edges of melodic phrases. “Feel Good” arrives more as a note from a well-wisher, addressing […]

Tyler, the Creator ‘A throwaway song’ on “Okra”

A few weeks late to this but… Just ran across the new [easyazon_link identifier=”B073KPT9P6″ locale=”US” tag=”wells01-20″]Tyler, the Creator[/easyazon_link] track in Benji B’s radio show. Apparently, the new tune “OKRA” is a ‘throwaway song’ per the video’s YouTube page. Yet, it’s one of the best tracks I’ve heard this year. And the music video is equally delicious […]

MF DOOM x Madlib: Speaking through music

Happy 14th Birthday to 'Madvilliany' DOOM letting us know how it's done:1. Have @Madlib in the bomb shelter.2. Stop to burn one. 3. Knock it out. — Ninja Tune (@ninjatune) March 23, 2018 MF DOOM recaps his experience with producer Madlib when they recorded the epic [easyazon_link identifier=”B0788FT3QV” locale=”US” tag=”wells01-20″]Madvillainy[/easyazon_link] album 14 years ago. […]

My favorite tracks from 2017

“The music you travel with helps you to create your own internal weather.” — Teju Cole Never to be missed, below are my favorite tunes from 2017. Apologies for the delay. Best of 2017 🎶 Track Listing 1. Mount Kimbie — Blue Train Lines featuring King Krule 2. Portico Quartet — A Luminous Beam Art in […]

Seb Wildblood – Wet Summer

Seb Wildblood is a jack of all trades. He runs South London’s house label Church and its imprint All My Thoughts in addition to DJing and producing his own music. ‘Wet Summer’ is his latest groove, set to appear on a mini-LP on the emoji-titled album :~^ (yes, that’s the name!) via Omena Records. Says Wildblood, “Hopefully there’s something for […]