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Interviews

Jungle Beat the Blues By Getting High, Heartbroken and Surreal

The British band talk break-ups and second-album jitters before the release of their new record, ‘For Ever,’ tomorrow.
Ryan Bassil
9.13.18
all the good shit

Baba Stiltz Will Fuck You All The Way Up With His Sad, Warm Vibe

In an alternate universe DJ Koze and Julian Casablancas had a baby and brought him back here: to this reality, to flood your synapses.
Ryan Bassil
5.17.18
New music

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.
Noisey UK Staff
10.19.17
Holy Shit

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Kurupt FM Has Signed to XL Recordings ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

The self-proclaimed indie titan signs the self-proclaimed best MCs in the galaxy.
Noisey Staff
9.19.17
Features

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.
Ryan Bassil
9.8.17
New music

Wiki Hits the Campaign Trail in His New "Mayor" Video

The New York rapper's debut album 'No Mountains in Manhattan' arrives this Friday.
Lawrence Burney
8.24.17
New music

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.
Noisey UK Staff
5.9.17
Remembering Things

Don’t @ Me: ‘Maths + English’ Is The Best Grime and Pop Crossover Album

Okay, so everything Dizzee Rascal did after isn’t great. But his third album is overlooked as a near-perfect bridge between two worlds.
Duncan Harrison
3.15.17
Holy Shit

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

The label head debuted the songs on London's Reprezent Radio.
Noisey Staff
3.15.17
thump news

Arca Shares Spellbinding New Track "Anoche," Along With Jesse Kanda Directed Video

The second track the producer has shared from his upcoming self-titled album.
Angus Harrison
2.24.17
New music

Get Money to the Sound of Nines’ New Track “High Roller”

The London MC enlists J Hus on hook duty.

Lauren O'Neill
2.3.17
Interviews

Introducing New Gen: the 22 Artist Movement Shaping the Future of Urban Music

These are the Skeptas, Giggs' and Dizzees of the future, and, alongside XL Recordings, they're bring out a collaboration album.
Jesse Bernard
10.31.16
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