This week: the first proper episode of the year finds Graham and Chris playing catch-up on three months’ worth of new releases, looking at the collaborative album from BADBADNOTGOOD and Ghostface Killah, Ibeyi’s debut and the new Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains EP, and airing their anticipation for whatever Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West have in store over the coming months. Continue reading
This week: after a three month hiatus, the podcast comes back from its summer break with a new-ish format and chat from Chris and Graham about what they’ve been listening to over the summer, including Spoon, FKA twigs and Caribou, with much more to come next week in part two of three. Continue reading
This week: Not to make the opening segment of the show Daft Punk Watch or anything, but where last time we offered up thoughts on “Get Lucky”, this time we have our first reactions to Random Access Memories as a whole. We also have Bankrupt!, the fifth album by the ever wonderful Phoenix, under review, and, as ever, some recommendations from our combined listening for the past month. Continue reading
This week: Chris flies solo in anticipation of the forthcoming year-end best-ofs, ruminating on how best to enjoy films that are just OK and wondering why Tyler, The Creator got so much stick for foregrounding prejudices that have long existed in hip-hop.