Chip Ivory - 'Dear Momma' (Purity Ring x 2pac) [Listen]
If 2Pac had lived long enough to necessitate a career reinvention in this age of populist rap music, I wonder which musical direction he would have taken? Chip Ivory, aka Ryan Driscoll, gives us a window into that parallel universe with this left field mash up of the rapper's seminal hit 'Dear Momma' with electronic duo Purity Ring's 'Obedear'.
London's S.C.U.M. has a debut full-length due out on Mute Records this September. To tide us over until then, the band has enlisted Purity Ring to remix album cut 'Summon the Sound. S.C.U.M.'s original version of the song is a dark, wailing, psychedelic-tinged post-punk scorcher. Purity Ring's remix maintains much of the original's angst in it's treatment of the vocals and ominous tom-tom driven change-up halfway through, but they also add some tropically inflected keyb... (continued) [read more]
New Music Roundup // Feat. Explosions In The Sky, Purity Ring, Gunning For Tamar, Tall Ships, Crystal Stilts, Alela Diane & Marques Toliver
Explosions In The Sky will release their new album, Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, on May 18th through Bella Union. 'Trembling Hands' is the first track to be taken from the album and is 100% lovely. The wonderful Tall Ships have announced they'll be releasing their new single, 'Plate Tectonics', via Big Scary Monsters on April 4th. They're also set to play the following shows: London Shows 12.04 - Huw Stephens presents @ The Social, London 16.04 - Recor... (continued) [read more]
Purity Ring have announced that they'll be releasing a limited edition (500 copies) 12" of 'Belispeak' on May 29th via 4AD. The track will be backed with instrumental and a capella versions of the track just in case you fancy singing on the track, or creating your own backing. [read more]