- Lapalux: When You’re Gone
"Lapalux goes further than testing the limits of his laptop"
- Action Bronson: Well Done
It's hard to hate someone who rhymes about wanting the 'Caesar salad, served table-side...
- 9th Wonder: The Wonder Years
Pick an MC in contemporary hip-hop that you like, and they’re probably on here.
- Hollie Cook: Hollie Cook
The most enjoyable and heart-rendering reggae albums in recent times.
- Prose: Force of Habit
Prose have dropped a superb boom bap debut ticking all the right boxes and then some.
- Polar Bear & Jyager – Common Ground
"Just like superheroes, jazz musicians and rappers are fond of teaming up."
- Eskmo: Eskmo
Given the raw energy packed into this album, it would be to the surprise of many that the gears of Ninja Tune’s new signing started to tremble.
- Mike-L: On A Columbo Tip
Appropriately named On a Columbo Tip, Mike – L with his trusty sampler, highlights what delightful sonic treats a modern day Atlantic explorer can compile without getting his feet wet.
- Teebs: Ardour
Where Lorn’s debut was dense and industrially knocking electronic music, Ardour is a spacious, light and—above all—blank canvas, on which Teebs has had a field day.
- Zero dB – One Offs, Remixes and B Sides
four years after their superb debut and after the beat broth was running the risk of settling, Zero dB return with their rhythm seductive One Offs, Remixes and B sides