Myke Forte - Aquarius (Beat Tape)


Myke Forte is back with the penultimate instalment of his astrological beat tape series, this time the sign of Aquarius taking centre stage. Mr Forte's familiar digi-soul head-nod music dominates alongside more experimental sounds as he tests his boundaries.



Jessie J - Wild feat. Big Sean & Dizzee Rascal


Shorn, milky pop princess Jessie J cracks open the rolodex for her latest single, Rasket and spa enthusiast Big Sean joining proceedings. Swerve.







Al Dobson Jr and Creole+ - Japan Project (Beat Tape)


One-Handed Music has just pointed us in the direction of this neat little project from London's Al Dobson Jr and Creole+. Japan Project is a selection of beats dedicated to, and sampling music from, the Land of the Rising Sun. Arigatō.


In other news, OHM's Paul White is gearing up for the release of a new EP, so expect to hear some leaks in the near future.


Dream Mclean - Weatherman EP


After signing to Chase N Status's MTA label and giving us Sloe Gin, Essex's Dream Mclean steps things up with a full EP. And he comes up trumps, Weatherman taking the tried-and-tested trap aesthetic and going one further. Moody, aerial compositions from Johan Hugo, High Frequency and Jason Farsight offer Mclean a more than fitting platform to pitch his flag.

You can download the full EP from the man's site as of today. 




Telemachus - Tennis Season (Video & Free Download)



Ever seen a man playing ping pong with his own testicle bag? Well you have now.

Telemachus' album, In The Evening, is finally with us and to celebrate the release the studio hermit has given up a freebie with this troubling video. Tennis Season pairs broken drums with a guitar plucked straight from the South Pacific - a small taster of what to expect on the long-player 

Telemachus - Tennis Season


ItsNate - Easy feat. Milkavelli


ItsNate and Milkavelli continue to ride the crest of that new wave, each clocking in with a verse about how lemon squeezy this rap lark is for them. If you haven't already picked it up, Nate's Never Average Talking Excellent is in the ether.




Sonnyjim - Purple Patch 5 (prod. Kosyne) (Video)



It's been a minute since Sonnyjim last hit us with a Purple Patch, but he's back once again, this time Kosyne on production duties. The result? Pure, unadulterated head-nod hip hop from one of the brashest in the biz.

Name your price or head to iTunes and let Apple take a 35% cut.



The Last Skeptik - Lullaby feat. Jehst (Video)



Billy Brimstone takes a post on this thumping, rattling number off The Last Skeptik's Thanks For Trying, out now on BBE Records.


Win Tickets For The Beatnuts, Jeru & Afru-ra


The good people at Doctor's Orders have booked not one, not two, but three boom bap showcases for one night this Saturday @The Garage in Highbury. If you and a friend want to jump the queue, let us know at ukallday[at]gmail[dot]com what fat-bummed pop diva lifted The Beatnuts' Watch Out Now for her own single.


Dabbla - Blaze It Up (Video)



*Please smoke responsibly. 





Rag N Bone Man & Leaf Dog - Whatever's Left (Video)



Off the gravel-voiced crooner and boom bap specialist's Dog 'N' Bone EP.


Klimeks - 2010 - 2011 (Beat Tape)


Not happy with them lying unheard in his stash, Klimeks digs out some choice compositions made a couple of years back. With credits for ItsNate, Wretch32 and Piff Gang, expect to hear more from the Peterborough producer in due course.



Telemachus - The Selector Mix


Telemachus gives The Selector an exclusive mix that covers everything from Jam Baxter to Two Inch Punch via his own personal works. In The Evening coming 20 May.  




Diggin In The Crates: UK Takeover Freestyle Circa 2003


DJ Step One unearthed this curio that he's dated at 2003 - which is surely dot on given the Made You Look and In Da Club instros - with Jehst, Braintax, the late Tubby T, Fallacy, Lee Ramsay, Roach The English Kid and Ms Redz showing and proving. 

"Everybody talking 'bout 50 Cent, I put it to bed and drop it like 50 pence." - Fallacy



Blue Sky Black Death & S.A.S. - Valley Of Kings feat. Cam'ron and Nore


S.A.S. reunite with Cam with help from Nore. Valley Of Kings is the first glimpse of the North London duo and Seattle production outfit Blue Sky Black Death's joint album, Celestial.



Big Cakes - Door Key (Video)



The third release from Mr Kipling's It's All Luv, due 25 June.


The Last Skeptik - Be There (Video)



A slice of butter off Skeptik's brand new BBE-sponsored album, Thanks For Trying.


Take The Stage - Rap Graphics Prints Now Available



Big Stig goes in a cappella at the Take The Stage Rap Graphics Exhibition launch party. If you haven't yet made it, hop to it as you've only got two days before this one-off is over.

And if your living room's looking empty, pick your favourite print to cheer up one of those blank walls.


Dizzee Rascal - H Town feat. Bun B & Trae The Truth



Dripping with tags, but a taster of Dizzee's second UGK collaboration, this time Trae The Truth making up for the late Pimp C. E3 to H Town.

You can find footage of them shooting a video in Texas over here.


Jehst, Micall Parknsun & Jazz T - Fresh Pair (prod. Smoove)


Souled out, soled out but not sold out: Jehst, Micall Parknsun & Jazz T on the cuts professing their love for fresh creps. Courtesy of Sole Heaven.


CAS - Walkin' (Video)



Masked drug peddler CAStro jacks 70s new wave outfit Flash And The Pan and takes a walk in the rain.