Tag UK Hip Hop

Mr Loop – Things from the Other Place

              Mr Loop – Things from the Other Place  Ever since I first heard Music From the Tannhauser Gate I’ve been something of a Mr Loop fan boy. As a producer he’s very good, with a…

Dr Syntax & Tom Caruana : A Slice of Fried Gold

[bandcamp album=1850183307 bgcol=FFFFFF linkcol=4285BB size=grande3] Well it’s UK Hip Hop old timer Syntax and Tom Caruana – variable but undoubtedly talented producer, with a new album which samples Edgar Wright’s work (Spaced, Shaun of the Dead et al) and is…

Humble Pious : Nam Kyo

It’s been a while since I reviewed ‘The Crow’ which featured the collective efforts of the Kojak Brothers (Humble Pious being amongst them) and despite my less than glowing opinions at the time I still find myself sticking it on…

mISTAh bOhzE : bLASToid mcgONagle

It takes a fair bit of distance between listening and writing to say anything at all about this début solo LP from the veteran Mistah Bohze. Up close it’s a gloriously chaotic array of beats, samples and lyricism, which for…

Jefferson Price : Just Assume, I’m Everywhere

  As the first release from the newly created Don’t Flop Records, a new appendage from the ever busy Battle League of the same name, it’s easy to have some high expectations for Just Assume, I’m Everywhere and a bit…

Brainchild : Blue Tomorrows

[bandcamp album=1244112383 bgcol=FFFFFF linkcol=4285BB size=grande3]   Some nice spacey beats on this predominantly instrumental album from Brainchild although I’m less impressed with some of the lyrical contributions which at times don’t do justice to the depth of said beats. Still…

Ogmios : The Last Picnic

[bandcamp album=3700813001 bgcol=FFFFFF linkcol=4285BB size=grande3] Some meandering beats, intelligent lyricism and some nice ideas with this Dub tinged Hip Hop album from Ogmios. There’s a good range of concepts from track to track, all in the Conscious Rap (a relatively…