Liam’s Recommendations

10th June 2013

Boards of Canada – “Tomorrow’s Harvest” (Warp)

After a series of mysterious codes were revealed via a series of 12″ singles, website banners and Youtube videos, Boards of Canada finally revealed the details of their first album in eight years. If the first single ‘Reach For The Dead’ is anything to go by this will another strong album from Boards of Canada.

Prodigy and Alchemist – “Albert Einstein” (Infamous)

Prodigy of Mobb Deep and legendary and versatile producer Alchemist team up for a collaborative album that also features Domo Genesis of Odd Future and Raekwon of the Wu Tang Clan. Check out the artwork and track listing for the album here.

18th June 2013

Kanye West – “Yeezus” (Mercury)

Kanye returns off the back of month’s of rumours of his imminent return and after projecting a video for new track “New Slaves” onto walls in various cities around the world and performing “New Slaves” and “Black Skinhead” on Saturday Night Live he’s official back with the album title and artwork revealed and a new minimal almost punk sound.

24th June 2013

Matias Aguayo – “The Visitor” 

After four years in which Aguayo has been busy with his Comeme DJ collective and has collaborated with Battles and dropped the odd EP and 12″ he finally follows up the brilliant “Ay Ay Ay” (2009). If first single “El Sucu Tucu” is anything to go by then with can enjoy more funkier, bright dance on this album too.

June 2013

Run The Jewels – “Run The Jewels” (Fool’s Gold)

After producing the best Hip-Hop Album of 2012 in “R.A.P. Music” El-P and Killer Mike team up again for an album under the name Run The Jewels, which is rumoured to be a free release out in June. It also seems that this project is in addition to “R.A.P. Music II” which Killer Mike confirmed he’d be working on with El-P this year, so the duo may produce two great hip-hop albums in 2013!!!