DaiN - Give It A Try / Let Go

Written by | 10 February 2017
A big thank you to my good friends over at Liquid Beat Records for sending over their latest offering on 45. Being already familiar with the top quality of the labels back catalog, I knew before the needle even hit the grooves that this release was going to be something…
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I once heard someone proclaim that "Nautilus" was the greatest song ever in the history of mankind, and who am I to argue with that? At the very least, it pretty much defined my early adult hood, as I spent countless hours scouring the album notes of whatever nugget of…
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A new release on one of our favourite records labels has prompted us to get off our butts and back into writing reviews. Apologies for the silence. You know, life stuff happened - and frankly it's really really hard for the two of us to keep up with the incredible…
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Though originally released back in 2008 as a sampler track on a limited edition CD from producer Gold Coast, Queensland, M-Phazes, it did end up reworked for his CD/Cassette release, 2012's LP Phazed Out. Though mysteriously in 2008 it also managed a 12" release on a promo vinyl with dirty…
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Here's something totally unexpected from two of the freshest names out of the UK. Infact, it's a pairing that I didn't see coming but makes total sense. Producer and DJ veterans Boca 45 and Woody have teamed up to deliver an EP that is both surprising and pushes the envelope.…
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Here's a great new release from German producer DJ Lunatic who packages up two cheeky little party tunes for you. The proceedings kick off on the A side with a funky remix of the classic Ultra's track Poppa Large. Kool Keith's vocals ride over a raw backing track. I couldn't…
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French production dup DJ Suspect and Doc TMK are getting ready to snap necks with this dope release due to hit stores any day now. It's a solid boombap excursion appropriately featuring nineties indie Hip Hop luminaries Finsta Bundy, who I don't think I've seen a peep from for many…
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Hip-hop fans around the world worship the late, great J Dilla, and for good reason. He remains one of the most beloved rap producers of all time – celebrated by artists ranging from A Tribe Called Quest and The Pharcyde to Madlib, Kanye West, Nas and Kendrick Lamar – because…
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The label that pretty much cleaned up at our 2015 Golden Biz awards is back with its first release for the year, and once again shows and proves that these guys are one of the finest in the game. This time Marc Hype and Naughty NMX take on two James…
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Out of Japan comes new information from producer Southpaw Chop, with a brand new 45 expected shortly featuring two big guests to the table, Kool G Rap and Craig G from Juice Crew. Chop's previous seven inch release "Finger Prints On The Record" featured A.G. (D.I.T.C.), and  was originally only released…
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