DAEDELUS PLAYS BIRMINGHAM THIS FRIDAY

One of LA’s finest beat-makers Daedelus (of Brainfeeder & Ninjatune – both previous Fan Dam themes) hits Birmingham this Friday, courtesy of our friends at Under the Counter and Freestyle. He will be joined by fellow west coast resident Sweatson Klank, and Earnest Endeavors founders Patchwork Pirates along with UTC & Freestyle residents. AND THERE’S … Continue reading

JUST CONFIRMED: Sonnyjim added to Homeboy Sandman show

Super hyped to add Sonnyjim to the line up for the Homeboy Sandman show! Flagship artist from UK based hiphop label EATGOOD Records; SONNYJIM is one the countries’ most prolific emcees with an impressive discography to boot, his last album “The Psychonaut” featured the likes of Prince Po, Jehst, Foregin Beggars and also boasted production … Continue reading

LISTEN: Homebody Sandman – ‘Look Out’

Stones Throw have put up another joint from Homeboy Sandman‘s latest EP ‘Chimera’, following on from previously released tracks ‘Cops Get Scared of Me’ and ‘Chimera Out Now’. This track, ‘Look Out’, is the first track on the EP and features a beat produced by the awesome Paul White. Homeboy Sandman plays Hare & Hounds, … Continue reading

LISTEN: New B. Dolan – ‘Still Here’

Fan Dam favourite B. Dolan has a leaked a new track from his forthcoming album ‘House of Bees Vol. 2’, which is set to drop 12th June via Strange Famous Records. The track is titled ‘Still Here’, and comes accompanied by these touching words from the man himself: “KING BEE”, the swag-heavy song featured on … Continue reading

JUST CONFIRMED: Homeboy Sandman

Been all over this guy a lot lately, so we are super hyped to have confirmed him for a Birmingham show. He’s recently joined the Stones Throw ranks, with two dope EPs ‘Subject Matter’ and ‘Chimera’, and the press have been falling all over themselves to big him up. HOMEBOY SANDMAN While pretty new to … Continue reading

LISTEN: Action Bronson – ‘A Simple Man’

Queens rapper Action Bronson drops new track ‘A Simple Man’. And boy is it a good ‘un. Sick horn loops by Tommy Mas, who provided beats for Bronson’s excellent ‘Dr. Lecter’ album – one of our 2011 highlights. Stream the track below, or download MP3 here [via 2dopeboyz]:

LISTEN: El-P – ‘Tougher Colder Killer’ feat. Killer Mike & Despot

You’ve already heard ‘The Full Retard’ (what a banger), from El-P‘s forthcoming record ‘Cancer4Cure’. Now here’s new track ‘Tougher Colder Killer’, featuring ol’ favourites Killer Mike and Despot. Going in hard. F’serious. ‘Cancer4Cure’ drops 22nd May via Fat Possum. Preorders available from Definitive Jux. Killer Mike’s new record ‘R.A.P. Music’ (produced entirely by El-P) drops … Continue reading

REVIEW: Busdriver & Abes Oddysee at The Rainow [via Gig Junkies]

Awesome review up on Gig Junkies by Daron Billings of our Busdriver & Abes Oddysee gig at The Rainbow last Friday, accompanied by some great photos courtesy of Wayne Fox. “From the outset the flow’s amazing. Busdriver packs more words into the average track than most rappers stick on a whole album. Freestyling a warm … Continue reading

WATCH: M.E.D. & Hodgy Beats – ‘Outta Control’ [video]

Check this sick new video for ‘Outta Control’ from Stones Throw‘s M.E.D and Odd Future/Mellowhype‘s Hodgy Beats, featuring some awesome illustrations by Rory Gamble & direction by Henry DeMaio. This track comes from the M.E.D. album ‘Classic’, available on vinyl, CD or MP3 here.  

PHOTOS: Fantastic Damage XII: Ninja Tune/Big Dada Special

Fantastic Damage XII: Ninja Tune/Big Dada Special, a set on Flickr. Also available on Facebook, if that what you’re into.