The Week’s New Releases – Vol. 4

Apologies for my absence last week (I was in Berlin sampling the finest that eardrum-splitting German techno has to offer), but I'm back in sunny London now, albeit slightly damaged of hearing, and ready to fire off another round of this week's best new slices of aural bliss. 1) Drake - "Hold On We're Going Home" OK, so this song has been out for a little bit but I keep … [Read more...]

The Week’s New Releases – Vol. 2

First things first - well done all of you for making it to the end of the week! You've endured sweaty school children on their summer holidays attacking you in the street like bunches of rabid zombies experiencing catastrophic sugar-highs, humid trains and buses and a relentless barrage of news updates on the Royal baby. But, you survived and as a small end of the week treat, … [Read more...]

Oh Sheit It’s X – Thundercat

The sun is out (a bit) and Can You Hear This has been bombarding you with reasons to get drunk and dance in the sun so it seems about time for some capital-F funk from the man with a bass, Thundercat … [Read more...]

Demons – The National

This is going to sound blindingly obvious, but if you like their genre, you just love the National. Granted it's quite specific, it's a slow-jamming-mournful-and-thoughtful-jazz sound. But if that's your jam, there's no way in hell that you won't like The National. Go listen to like all their music now, and get excited for their latest album, Trouble Will Find Me which has a UK … [Read more...]

Your Easy Lovin’ Ain’t Pleasin’ Nothin’ – Mayer Hawthorne

Yes there may be about 8000 apostrophes in that song title, but Mayer is back to the blog for some old school stuff off his 2009 album, and he's keeping it funky as ever. … [Read more...]