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Playlist of the Week: Comeback Kids

There's a shedload of amazing music coming out in 2017, but perhaps the most excited prospect is the vast number of bands who are coming out with new material. All of the artists featuring on this playlist are either working on new…

Playlist of the Week: Wordsmiths

It's worryingly easy sometimes with hip-hop to completely lose track of the sheer breadth of lyricism which is involved. We all used to marvel at the way KRS-One, GZA or Eminem could just carry on spitting, but there's so much more beneath…

Playlist of the Week: American Protest

Now, as I sit here writing this, I have no idea how the US presidential election is going to turn out, but by the time it goes live, we all will. Whether the presiding feeling of relief now is an awkward blend of heavy relief and harsh…

Playlist of the Week: Terror Tunes

It's a few 3 days before All Hallows Eve, so it would seem fitting to make our playlist of the week spooky in context and content. Scary music isn't something many people actively seek out, but it's out there, waiting to send chills up and…

Playlist of the Week: Red Dead Resonation

Like all of you, I wet myself a little bit at the news that not only are Rockstar working on a sequel to Red Dead Redemption, one of the greatest video games of all time, but that we'll be seeing as soon as a year from now. For me, one of…

Playlist of the Week: Covered in Jazz

The whole framework of jazz is taking a relatively basic melody, and then using it as a scaffold from which to swing wildly, flailing your musical limbs in all conceivable directions until everyone in the audience either loses theirs minds…

Playlist of the Week: Pacific Beats

Another week, another tasty playlist for your listening pleasure. This week, things are getting regional. Everyone is well versed in the complex histories of the East and West Coast rap scenes, but basically every part of America has its…