Snoop Lion feat Drake & Cori B ‘No Guns Allowed’

Snoop’s first release from upcoming album ‘Reincarnated’ is a laid back and uplifting affair which he’s drawn on rapper Drake and his own daughter Cori B to provide vocals. Produced by Major Lazer (using a sample from the Beirut’s debut track ‘Nantes’) it show’s he’s pretty serious about the move from hip-hop to reggae. The […]

Emika ‘Wicked Game’

Ninja Tune just announced Emika’s second album in the best way possible – a free track! Due for release on June 10th, ‘Dva’ is Emika’s follow up to her self-titled debut in 2011 and promises to develop her atmospheric style which had critics compare her to artists like The xx, Zola Jesus and Beth Gibbons. […]

Los Chinches ‘Señorita, Can You Tell?’

Los Chinches – a London based band made up of Peruvian musicians – have been slowly wowing audiences with their eclectic brand of traditional Cumbia and Ska mixed up with that urban sound that only a city like London can offer. After two years together they are dropping their first official album ‘Fongo’, due out […]

Red Baraat ‘Shruggy Ji’

Red Baraat have been making a name for themselves as the best live band in the world at the moment, and it’s not hard to get sucked in. The Brooklyn based nine-piece group, led by Indian drummer Sunny Jain, mix up the brassy high octane jams of NY with traditional Punjabi and Bhangra sounds that […]

Aaron & The Spell ‘Don’t Cry’

Here’s one that has come a little late on my radar (I am in the UK after all). R&B singer Aaron Brown is Philly soul through and through, and the band he put together for his debut album ‘Sing’ is a testament to the level of musicians Philadelphia has to offer. I’m sure he’ll have […]