Richard Russell

8.14.18

Everything We Know About Richard Russell, the Man Who Stole and Crashed a Plane

The 29-year-old rambled about "sweet nothings" and doing "barrel rolls" to air traffic control before crashing the plane into an island in Washington.

7.31.18

Everything Is Recorded Capture the Pure Essence of Collaboration

XL label boss Richard Russell’s project – featuring Sampha, Ibeyi, Wiki and more – holds the key to something deeper than music.

10.19.17

Space Aliens May Not Exist But This Sweet Sampha and Syd Collab Does

Consider "Show Love" from the Everything Is Recorded project a cosmic bridge between London and LA.

9.8.17

Everything Is Recorded is the Embodiment of Pure, Creative Freedom

Richard Russell’s latest project involves the likes of Sampha, Wiki and Giggs and brings out the best in each artist.

5.9.17

Wrap Yourself Up in This Track from Sampha and XL Boss Richard Russell

"Close But Not Close Enough" is warm, rosy cut from Russell's upcoming Everything is Recorded project.

3.15.17

Listen to Two New Songs by Sampha and XL Recordings Boss, Richard Russell

The label head debuted the songs on London's Reprezent Radio.

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12.3.14

Listen to a Remix of Malian Punk Band Songhoy Blues From XL's Top Boy, Richard Russell

This Malian punk band were discovered, perhaps, through divine intervention.