Katy B X Chris Lorenzo — I Wanna Be

A palatable single from Katy B and Birmingham based producer Chris Lorenzo. Having undergone somewhat of a career renaissance (a la Garage compatriot Craig David), Katy B returns to her rightful place in the limelight with the release of ‘I Wanna Be’. Whilst this release retains some of the darker, moodier instrumental motifs that characterise any … Continue reading

Hotel Garuda – Smoke Signals

With one of the tightest basslines in recent weeks, Hotel Garuda’s ‘Smoke Signals’ is a certified tune! This one is out now to stream/download. Check it out below.

Hannah Wants feat. Kristine W – Just

The meteoric rise of one Hannah Wants continues with the release of ‘Just’ on Toolroom Records. Premiered on Radio 1 (via Annie Mac), this oozes Wants’ signature sound – moody, bassy House that permeates into the mainstream, yet maintains originality. With a catchy, ubiquitous vocal hook complimenting sharp synths and a pulsing bass line, this is … Continue reading

Tom Misch and Jordan Rakei – Valley

After the magical Beat Tape 2 last year and string of follow up streams on soundcloud, every release from Tom Misch is a joy to behold with effortlessly cool production, infectious hip-hop lounge vibes and fantastic composition. You wouldn’t believe it, but ‘Valley’ was written, performed, recorded and mixed in just one day, part of … Continue reading

Loud Luxury – Old Man

The story is Loud Luxury stumbled across a Nina Simone documentary on Netflix, heard ‘Sinnerman’ and turned it into what is now ‘Old Man’. With a solid, and very 90s sounding, piano riff, ‘Old Man’ is stand up feel good house. Loud Luxury, formed by university friends Andrew Fedyk & Joe Depace, have a handful … Continue reading

Haywyre – Do You Don’t You

Electronic, deep house but with an experimental element that pushes the boundaries of the genre, ‘Do You Don’t You’ has one of the strongest basslines I’ve heard recently and yet uses that aspect as only one small piece of a bigger piece. Once the chorus drops we’re left with a much more disco infused record … Continue reading