New Music / KinKai: Treasure ft [K S R]

Good news today as my favourite track from the KinKai album, Mellow Mermaids & Malibu, gets a video release. Check the premiere over at Complex. At two and a half

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On Tour / Open Mike Eagle hits Manchester 18 March

Great to see that Open Mike Eagle is hitting the UK. The MelloMusicGroup affiliate hits Manchester on 18 March (see more dates on the poster below), so shirk off your

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Manchester levels up with Haven’t Slept Since

Through My Veins by Kardasnki with Flex and Ann-Drom-Akka on Apple Music A brand new label has stepped up in the Manchester soul / hip hop / beats / call

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Photoset / Lee Fields by Akse, Gorilla Manchester 24 Jan 2018

Last night Gorilla once again played host to the magnificence of Lee Fields and his Expressions, sharing music from the recent LP Special Night on Big Crown Records, plus more

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Groovement Interview / NoSpace

This Friday sees the live debut of a brand new crew on the Manchester block, NoSpace. The Out Of Body EP is their inaugural project, and they present it with gusto

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Manchester / Samiyam live @ Soup Kitchen, Fri 9 Feb 2018

It will be a privilege to have one of the seminal LA beat scene producers in the city in February. Known for his work with Brainfeeder (Rap Beats Vol 1

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Manchester: Sangy, [K S R], Oneda, July 7 + Better Days DJs

THU 11 JANUARY 2018 – sign up for FREE TICKET Another amazing local line up next Thursday night, courtesy of Band On The Wall, for the sixth Inner City Waves.

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Groovement Interview: Waajeed

When I arrived (in Manchester), you know I haven’t been here in years, I can’t remember the last time I was here… this place felt deeply familiar when I touched

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Fri 22 Dec / Inner City Waves ft Truce, Shoa, Jermaine Peterson, Konny Kon

The fifth showcase from Band On The Wall bringing fresh new talent to the stage (and Konny, who’s knocking on a bit). Read an interview with Truce (of Cul De

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New Music / Chunky: Studio Floor

  Chunky embodies Manchester for a generation who first caught him at Riot Jazz parties and into the genesis and explosion of the LEVELZ crew. His new single is an

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New Music / Kinkai: Mellow Mermaids and Malibu

A late contender for one of my albums of the year has just dropped. Kinkai has been bubbling for a little while now, and reflecting the mermaids of its title

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Video / LEVELZ: Front Face

You can’t get much more solid confirmation of Mixmag’s assertation that Manchester is the beating heart of new music than than the new single from LEVELZ. It gets melancholically and

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Groovement Podcast / Agent J: Don’t Play Yourself

The almost final mix/podcast of 2017… I haven’t managed many this year at all thanks to Baby Groovement becoming a toddler and the ongoing demands of parallel teaching and djing lives!

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THE PAUSE BUTTON KING: Remembering Paul Mulhearn, 30 Years On / by Mr Spin

PRESS PLAY Tony Spin takes us on a personal journey, a turning point deep in Manchester’s hip hop history. FOLLOW MR SPIN MIXCLOUD TWITTER FACEBOOK Remembering Paul Mulhearn, 30 years

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Video / Sparkz: Stay Awake

The new single from Sparkz, Stay Awake, catches the Manchester producer/rapper at his most melancholy and follows his trilogy of Angle EPs. You may know Sparkz from riotous live shows

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Video / J. Chambers ft Doc Brown: Gone ‘Til November

J. Chambers follows up Road To Perdition with the reflective Gone ‘Til November, featuring Doc Brown. It’s pulled from J’s upcoming New Levels New Devils project, slated for release in

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Manchester / The Legendary Juice Crew: 13 Nov 2017

Old school hip hop collective Juice Crew hit Manchester this Monday courtesy of More Bounce (who recently brought Pete Rock and CL Smooth to the city) and friends: Big Daddy

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On Wax / Mammal Hands: Shadow Work

As you can surmise yourself from the beautiful sounds in the video above, Mammal Hands’ new album is a must-purchase. Shadow Work is their third album on Gondwana Records, tapping

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