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London, United KingdomICON: There’s No Dodging Artful, Ever

ICON: There's No Dodging Artful, Ever

March 1, 2013
Artful Dodger were one of the first UK garage acts to achieve chart success in the late '90s. Vocal-based hits such as "Please Don’t Turn Me On," "Woman Trouble" and the Craig David-featuring "Re-Rewind" were their staple tracks in a scene which many of...
Beirut, LebanonWho the hell are the Wanton Bishops?

Who the hell are the Wanton Bishops?

February 28, 2013
Words and Interview by Shirine Saad. Photos by Franck Mandon. Live from Beirut: the Wanton Bishops, a duo of bourbon-and-tequila loving twenty-somethings are mixing up mad, stomping vintage blues sounds with the sexual rawness of garage rock....
Brooklyn, United StatesIsadora’s Got The New Old Brooklyn Sound

Isadora’s Got The New Old Brooklyn Sound

Just in time for the release of their debut EP, fivesome Isadora stole this week's Artist of the Week crown with a ferocity you rarely get from beleaguered Brooklyn beardos. Their self-titled EP is also a neat surprise, mixing the mad instrumentation...
Birmingham, United KingdomLady Leshurr: UK’s Blazin’ Drama-Free MC

Lady Leshurr: UK’s Blazin’ Drama-Free MC

Lady Leshurr fans were reminded of the MC's raging talent when she came out flowing a million miles an hour on the new Torqux club single, "Blazin," out March 10 on MTA Records. But for many, it was their first introduction to the hip-hop...
Brooklyn, United StatesAutre Ne Veut Only Wants You

Autre Ne Veut Only Wants You

Words and Interview By Laura Studarus. Arthur Ashin’s second album under the Autre Ne Veut moniker is called Anxiety for a reason. An R&B album at its core, under its beguiling blend of bubble gum refrains; dance floor-worthy production, and Ashin’s...
Belém, BrazilQueen of Tecnobrega: Gaby Amarantos

Queen of Tecnobrega: Gaby Amarantos

The album cover for Gaby Amarantos’ major-label debut, Treme, tells much of the story for her. She’s standing in front of a giant sound system covered in jungle foliage, and wearing a purple leather leotard and black-knee high boots. She’s holding a...
London, United KingdomIsa GT’s Bass Party Is Wordwide

Isa GT’s Bass Party Is Wordwide

DJ producer and songwriter and Isabel Gonzales Toro, known as Isa GT, is basically the creative equivalent of a salad spinner, with tons of vitamin packed projects going off in all directions. Her Pa' Chikkirri and Leyenda EPs sent ripples of pleasure...
London, United KingdomJamie Lidell Bares His Soul

Jamie Lidell Bares His Soul

Words & Interview by James Walsh and Joseph 'JP' Patterson. Jamie Lidell returns on the February 19 with the self-titled release of his sixth studio album. The electronic-soul aficionado’s funk-fuelled songs have taken him from Britain to Belgium,...