Tag Archives: 2013

CHART – July 2013

(NEW) 1. Sammy Senior feat. Rayna – Don’t Touch My Heart (original mix)

Remixes aplenty but the swing-hop original is still the don

CHART – June 2013

(NEW) 1. Marta Ren & The Groovelvets – 2 Kinds Of Man

Funk soul bomb! Girl has got a voice

‘BIZARRE RIDE II THE PHARCYDE’ Live: Europe tour dates (2013)

It’s got all the potential to be a massive clusterfuck of hasbeens and assorted hangers-on trading on past glories to make some cold cash money hasn’t it? A tour where two members of The Pharcyde (who, along with fellow rappers Imani and Booty Brown and producer J-Swift assured their place in hip-hop history with their glorious jazz-hip-hop psychedelia of their 1992 debut Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde) perform every track of the album live, in

BEARDYMAN: ‘Beardytron 5000 Mk II’ tour (2013)

Beardyman has risen to fame via his ridiculous facility with a vocal skill ostensibly associated with hip-hop – beatboxing – though frankly, at the stage he’s at, it’s less Planet Rock, than interplanetary travel. Winning the UK Beatbox Championships (twice) firmly cemented his reputation and his various videos on Youtube (the now legendary Kitchen Diaries for example) with viewing figures in

DILATED PEOPLES: New LP ‘Directors Of Photography’ set for 2013 release

Last I heard, celebrated ‘underground’ LA hip-hop trio Dilated Peoples were due to release their fifth official studio LP this year. It transpires (in time-honoured rap fashion) that there might a slight delay. Why? Because they’ve not actually recorded it yet. The PR in my inbox suggests we might expect the goods some time in spring next year despite the fact that they’ve had a name for it