I don’t usually review albums, but after listening to The Menagerie’s latest slice of hip-hop goodness, Odd Beast I felt the urge …
Tag Archives: UK HIp Hop
Currently lazing just off Lake Windermere, G&T in hand, looking out over the hills, on one end of a ropy as hell internet connection
This may or may not have influenced the selections this week
Oops – one day late.
Still, belated tunes eh?
Manic dash on this week, so the pre-ToT drivel is mercifully short.
We’ve got a fest of hip-hop, with some UK Royalty on mellow hip-hop duty, some slightly more underground beats and a classic from the vaults.
Not, as you might expect, from riding 60 odd miles from London to Brighton for the British Heart Foundation on Sunday, (what was that? You want to sponsor me? Oh, go on then … ) but more from having my first proper falling off incident about 9hrs before I was due to start. I’ve not had road rash like this since I was about 15 years old.
Lesson learned, don’t spend many hours in the Kernel Brewery and then try and cycle across town afterwards.
Right what was that, music? Oh yeah …
Ok, not only did I miss a week, I’m now late on this one , but to be fair it’s Valentine’s Day, and I’m risking the wrath of the missus for writing this rather than waiting in her hand and foot …
Can I make up for my recent slackness with some belting tunes?
Three quarters of the way to the Century … can’t quite believe it. By my count that’s 225 hand picked, lovingly curated tunes I’ve educated you lot with – the least you can do is come to my next gig at Number 51, Stokes Croft tomorrow <- shameless plug or what
Ahem, sorry about that. Music you say?