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Culturedarm’s Songs of the Month (August 2017)

Kelela – ‘LMK’ Kelela announced Take Me Apart last month, her upcoming album and a relaunch of sorts as her full-length debut, even though Cut 4 Me, her breakthrough mixtape, and the Hallucinogen EP already firmly established her reputation for cutting edge, sleek and sinewy, menacing through its emotional honesty, beat-driven, minimalist, alternative R&B. The turn of August brought a…

Tracks of the Week 19.08.17

Carmen Villain – ‘Borders’ (feat. Jenny Hval) * * * Ariel Pink – ‘Feels Like Heaven’ * * * Makthaverskan – ‘In My Dreams’ * * * Lil B – ‘Global’ (feat. iLoveMakonnen) * * * Stefflon Don – ‘Hurtin’ Me’ (feat. French Montana) * * * Gucci Mane – ‘I Get The Bag’ (feat. Migos) * * * A$AP…

A$AP Rocky: Cloud Rap and Live at the Melkweg

A$AP Rocky: Cloud Rap and Live at the Melkweg

A$AP Rocky is sometimes considered as one of the most prominent of a group of young artists whose sound has come to be identified as ‘Cloud Rap’. The term – which originated around 2011, associated with Main Attrakionz and Lil B, and is still in the process of emerging – is a useful one, for it suggests the way in…