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Gucci Mane – All my children

Liberal use of echo makes this track memorable and catchy. Gucci mane’s lyrics, all of these “rappers are all of my children” sets him up as father of rap, a grand claim which speaks of his impact on rap culture. The mellow flow of this track makes it addictive to listen to. Some might take

Floating Points – Peroration Six

Opens like fresh water droplets splashing onto your forehead, with its gentle tinkling percussion..it then transpires into something more sinister, urgent and menacing. On a loop this track is a ..mixture of jazz infused electronica building to a dark crescendo with a persistent symbol presence rising into a final crescendo lifting listeners to a new

Mike G & Coodie Breeze – Witness

This collaboration between Mike G, the American rapper and DJ best known as a member of hip hop collective Odd Future, and Coodie Breeze, otherwise known as Pyramid Quince, has all the energy of a sleeping group of stoners – but somehow still manages to creep under your skin. Slow-paced, mesmeric, and repetitive, with a

Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle

In a time when young artists can be discovered overnight and rocketed towards Lorde-esque success, Julien Baker is the latest teen songwriter to come onto the scene, with the title track from her new Sprained Ankle album. And quite frankly, the song is gorgeous. Julien’s soft voice sings about the pain of, well, pain, and

Bibi Bourelly – Ego

New track from the LA based, German born, Moroccan/Haitian singer songwriter makes it easy to see why she is attracting such a strong following online and been backed by Radio One in the UK. Her lyrics are raw and honest and not for your grandmother. When she sings “They want me to be this picture-perfect