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What does civilization mean when so many remain excluded from it, no matter what they do? With his haunting new single, “Civilized Pt. 1”, Bay area based artist KNXVES forces us to answer the question, staring directly into the eyes of the listener as he asks. An intimate meditation on human nature, pain and suffering, "Civilized Pt. 1" is a timely reflection of the emotional implications social oppression has on the mind of oppressed people everywhere.
Woo! Start the weekend early with 4 brand new track from Gorillaz. The animated band took over BBC 1 Radio, Radio X, and Beats 1 to drop the new tracks from their forthcoming album, ‘Humanz’. The feature-packed preview delivers on that energy genre-bending futuristic hip-hop we’ve missed from Gorillaz and friends. ‘Humanz’ isn’t out until April 28th, but for now, we’ve got the epic “Ascension” (ft. Vince Staples), “Andromeda” (ft. D.R.A.M.), “Saturnz Barz” (ft. Popcaan) and…Continue
When an EP's opening line is “Whatever happened to Habeas Corpus?” you know you're in for some serious shit. Brooklyn-based street punk band 45 Adapters have never shied away from important topics, despite their jokey reference to being a band that “dress well and drink heavily.” Their latest EP They Call It Justice tackles the prison industrial complex, consumerism, and nationalism, all through their timeless style of dive bar punk rock. If you're not shouting along with…Continue
Goldsmiths graduates and New Cross natives Luke Osborne and Diane N Adu-Gyamfi form Nula, an alternative R'n'B/indie electronica duo with a bittersweet edge. Their unique electronic sound is inspired by contemporary Trip-Hop and the wispier aspects of 90's gospel.
Nula's debut single "Us" features the duo writing, producing and playing every instrument on the penetrating track about fractured love. "‘Us' was written on a bus journey from waterloo to new cross.…