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MUSIC

Daniel Alexander as a creative fits the #itchysilk criteria with ease. While there are singers and songwriters who like to expound wishes of creating music with ‘messages’ and ‘saying something’, many fall short. The initial promise of meaning quickly dissolving into an abyss of formulaic one-dimensional...

In this Into The Vaults (ITV) L Henrixx waxes about the rather fantastic Vikter Duplaix and two rather special tracks. The usual protaganists fill the airwaves with streams (and tides) of mind sapping, uninspiring mediocrity-Vikter Duplaix (and others alike) are the needed elixir.  Throwbacks tend to...

Deep in this age of mumble rap the debut project Code Switchin from Madison Washington is the oil in the ointment. Code Switchin showcases beats from the tailored UK producer thatmanmonkz who has worked with names like Eric Rico and Toddla T. Like all the best concept...

While his name conjures up images of an over-zealous reverend preaching the word, JD Reid is a producer plying his trade with lashings of aplomb. Hailing from North London JD Reid’s name has become synonymous with tight beat and cultured production. Artists like Katy B, Sinead...

The musical journey for Kwaye the London raised artist has that pre-destined quality. It’s a story that many aspiring artists dream of. To be discovered by a musically influential person without the rigmarole of attempting to be noticed through years of graft. A multi-instrumentalist playing the...

With origins, initially in the world of underground Canadian rap, OBGM have trodden a slightly different path into the world of raucous, thumping, post punk rock. Influenced by bands like Bad Brains and Trash Talk, the quartet of Densil McFarlane (the founder), Colanthony Humphrey, Joe Brosnan...

The first release on the new Berlin based Jazz Cabbage label, is the Chrono Synclastic Infundibulum ep a quartet of cuts to massage the inner ear. The lead cut used to promo the ep Mary Lou is the standout number. It’s up-tempo house with smidgens of nu-jazz as...

If you check the #itchysilk music back catalogue you will know we like our London based verbalist Nick Blackos. In previous posts we have celebrated Nick’s ability to bring some cerebral slightly surreal down tempo hip-hop. Here he employs the services of Alpahabetsheaven. The London based...