Directors’ Cuts: ‘Love the Time’ by Yoni Lappin


Some friends recently put me on to the work of London based director Yoni Lappin, best known currently for the music videos he’s supplied for UK producer Mura Masa. Most likely you’ve seen his film making through the video for ‘Love$ick’ featuring A$AP Rocky, which you can check out below. Lappin, as you can see, is perfectly on point with the unfiltered…

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Hannah Peel vs Kamikaze ‘Space Mix’ for BBC 6Music


Something nice to kick the year off here. Last season’s Dead Albatross winner, Hannah Peel, stepped in to session with Dead Albatross creator Paul Ackroyd aka Kamikaze for a twenty minute mix from space. Put together for Tom Ravenscroft’s show on BBC Radio 6 it was originally broadcast last Friday on his show, leaving you about 26 days to listen to it before…

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All My Records Episode 2


About three months after we started this I finally found some time New Years Eve morning to record the next instalment of All My Records. A quick calculation suggests that at sixteen to twenty records every three months it’ll take us about sixty years to get through all the shelves. We’ll try and pick up the pace a bit perhaps.…

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Equiknoxx Music – ‘Colon Man’ 2LP [DDS]


One of the most unnecessarily over-analysed LPs of 2017 was, luckily, also one of the best full length drops we heard all year. And as it’s almost the end of the year we thought we may as well add our rant to it. Colon Man was released on Demdike Stare’s DDS imprint late November, turning up in my postbox about two…

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Nihiloxica – ‘Nihiloxica’ Cassette [Nyege Nyege Tapes]


The stunningly good Nyege Nyege Tapes label has been bringing us outer sounds from East Africa on cassette since Disco Vumbi launched them last year. And while I haven’t found any evidence contrary to or in favour of, I’d assume there’s a connection between the label and the Nyege Nyege Festival which had it’s third outing in Jinja, Uganda, earlier…

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CultureClash – ‘CultureClash’ LP / Cassette [Lost Futures]


Cracking release here courtesy of Semtek and Ben Morris, bringing forth unreleased material from a makeshift group calling themselves CultureClash. Launching a new imprint called Lost Futures, it’s a properly done package in every way from the full colour sleeve and notes to the sheer quality of the music dug up from a one-off radio recording. The release info below…

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The Dead Albatross Music Prize 2017: Results


Take a bow Paul Ackroyd and co, as Dead Albatross season comes to an end with a winner announced (two weeks back…yes we’re incredibly late in posting, we’ve been busy) on what can only be described as some epic live radio. The Dead Albatross Music Prize 2017 topped all previous efforts with a crazy haul of dedicated artist mixes, album features…

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JMF vs KK – Illuminations: The World Of Sci-Fi Hip-Hop


In honour of #LP4080 by Strange U making the nomination list for Dead Albatross 2017, the men like Kamikaze and Jimmy Monsta Funk connected once more on a session last week, this time around exploring Sci-Fi influenced hip-hop. In case you missed there last hookup you can revisit here: https://awkmo.co/jmf-vs-kk-sessions-56/ As well as Strange U and Ras G featuring throughout, this time around they’re…

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