1. Debian Blak–Push It [feat. Kate Sproule]
Leeds-based producer Debian Blak is following firmly in the [big shoes] and footsteps of fellow Leeds bass purveyors Submotion Orchestra and Nightmares on Wax. With the release of his new EP Six Months From Mars, he continues to be at the vanguard of the post-dubstep bass movement.
Yes, I clearly can’t stop talking about Maya Jane Coles, but how could I be faulted for recognizing her as a Musical Midas. This is a very timely and characteristically Minimalist-Maya remix coinciding with the release of the xx’ new video for Fiction.
Emcees Verbal Kent and Red Pill and producer Apollo Brown are blue-collar rap trio Ugly Heroes and they rap about jobs, friendships, relationships, and day-to-day stuff–shocking, right? A lot of relatable-to material here.