Category Archives: Interview

Interview: Damu The Fudgemunk & Raw Poetic + Album Stream

Long-time collaborators Damu The Fudgemunk and Raw Poetic talk to us about their new album, The Reflecting Sea: Welcome to a New Philosophy, which includes the Master Plan single we premiered last week. They also discuss Redefinition Records, Panacea and more. Read … Continue reading

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Premiere: Damu The Fudgemunk & Raw Poetic – ‘Master Plan’

We are very proud to premiere the latest track from the upcoming album by Damu The Fudgemunk and Raw Poetic, The Reflecting Sea (Welcome to a New Philosophy), coming soon on the mighty Redefinition Records. Check it below, and look out for … Continue reading

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Interview: Matt Diamond

New York native Matt Diamond is a busy man, running an influential music marketing company and a label, Coalmine Records. We talked to him about Coalmine’s latest project, Beats, Mines and Life: An Instrumental Journey, the history and ethos behind … Continue reading

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Interview: Blueprint

Blueprint has become hugely respected on the independent hip-hop scene, thanks to a string of solid solo releases and collaborations, going back to 1999 and his debut EP as part of Greenhouse Effect. More recently he has garnered praise for … Continue reading

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Interview: Dave Cooley

Stones Throw Records followers and liner note junkies will probably recognize the name Dave Cooley from albums like Donuts, Madvillainy, Champion Sound, The Further Adventures of Lord Quas, and Ruff Draft. Cooley is a world-renowned and well sought after mixing … Continue reading

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Premiere: Uncommon Nasa – ‘More Than Two Suns’ + Interview

Emcee and producer Uncommon Nasa has been making hip-hop independently for years, with a huge body of work to his name. We caught up to talk about his excellent recent album, Written At Night, the production process, and his love … Continue reading

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Premiere: billy woods – ‘Illegal Tints’ + Interview

billy woods is one of the most talented writers to emerge from the indy rap scene in the last 15 years. Whether recording on his own or as part of Armand Hammer, his music is crafted with precision, creating vivid … Continue reading

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Premiere: Giallo Point & PhybaOptikz – ‘Catch 22’ + Interview

The last couple of years have seen us write about pretty much every bit of new music producer Giallo Point has made, partly because we like to champion quality UK hip-hop, partly because he works with a lot of talented … Continue reading

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Premiere: MC Whiteowl & FATCATHAYZE 156 – ‘Keep Calm’ feat. L.I.F.E. Long (video) + Interview

There’s a new EP from MC Whiteowl and beatmaker FATCATHAYZE 156 on the way soon, Fill In The Blanks. Until then, we’re proud to premiere the video for the latest single, Keep Calm, with guest raps from L.I.F.E. Long. Watch above, … Continue reading

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Premiere: Words Hurt – ‘King of Summer’

Words Hurt are about to follow up last year’s excellent Fuck That Pretty Boy Shit album with a new project, Soul Music for the Soulless, out later this year. Today we premiere a taste of what’s to come, the feel-good … Continue reading

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