We’ve managed to avoid getting squirmy finished – go watch our Peach Beach Splash video for more on that, uh, ‘pleasure’ – just long enough to record another edition of the UTM Podcast!
The UTM writers pick a handful of the most lit and intriguing tracks from the past 30(ish) days. Continue reading “Monthly Bangers: April”
If you’re unfamiliar with the format of Pitchfork’s Over/Under video series, it’s pretty simple. They give an artist some topics and they have to decide whether it’s overrated or underrated. It’s simple, slightly ridiculous but almost always funny, so we’ve compiled a list of our ten favourite episodes of Over/Under. Continue reading “10 Funniest Episodes of Over/Under”
DJ Shadow has shared his collaboration with Run The Jewels in the build up to his new album, The Mountain Will Fall. The track entitled ‘Nobody Speak’ clarifies what we all thought: DJ Shadow, El-P and Killer Mike on a track together is hip hop heaven. Continue reading “Listen: DJ Shadow – Nobody Speak feat. Run The Jewels”
Some rappers are awe inspiring (#TYBG), some rappers are complete trash and some rappers are RiFF RAFF. But in the internet age, does the quality of a rapper really matter? Drake comparing his swimming pool to Kanye’s is far more tweetable and notable than discussion about rap virtuosos. The UTM editors got together to figure out if a rapper’s tone, flow and lyricism have to be high quality for music to be worthwhile and, in the process, we discussed autotune, political lyrics and Stitches.