Monthly Archives: January 2011

Adele – “Rolling in the Deep” (Jamie xx Remix) ft Childish Gambino

I loved Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” as soon as I heard it. The xx’s Jamie stripped it down and furnished it with some steel drums and synths for a very different, yet still great, remix. Donald Glover, aka Childish … Continue reading

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DJ Premier – “JJ Beat”

Before My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy came out I was desperately waiting for the collaboration between DJ Premier and Kanye. Ultimately it never made the cut after Kanye changed the direction of the album, the final product was so good I … Continue reading

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Video: Portland Cello Project Cover Kanye’s “All of the Lights”

This video will make your day better. Genuinely amazing. The Portland Cello Project’s orchestral, double-drummer, instrumental cover of Kanye West’s “All of the Lights” from a sold out show December 17, 2010 at Portland, Oregon’s Crystal Ballroom. Thanks to Confusion.

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J. Cole – Beats and Bars

I saw J. Cole live for a second time about a week ago at London’s Koko. If he ever comes to your city then you really need to see him. His one single has had no chart success over here … Continue reading

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Drake – “Fireworks” (Deadboy Slo Mo House Edit)

Deadboy’s taken the piano chords from the original, turned the bass up and put the vocals through helium. My housemate and I have had this on pretty heavy rotation and it’s not got boring yet. Great remix. Got it from Drake’s … Continue reading

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Rihanna – “S&M” remix f J. Cole

Not one of Cole’s best verses but he does exactly what he needs to on a song like this. Hopefully some more of this type of thing will raise his profile a little and we can get that album sooner … Continue reading

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Video: Magnetic Man – “Getting Nowhere” ft John Legend

I’ve tried to get into dubstep a few times but it’s never really happened. A lot of it just sounds like noise to me – there’s no melody to guide you through most of the songs that I’ve heard. This … Continue reading

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