Earl Sweatshirt Releases New Single ‘Chum’

I used to be quite a fan of Odd Future when they first started releasing their ridiculously obscene songs back in 2008; I wasn't necessarily a fan for the 'shock value' of their records but actually because the individual members of the group had some real lyrical talent and the beat production was filthy and unrefined compared to all the Kanye layering and auto-tune. Earl … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday To Us: Our Favourite Songs Of The Year

As you will now know, Can You Hear This is now a year old; congratulations once more to Devan Carlton for winning our competition and choosing a great album as a prize. Nowadays a year in music is a long time, different reviews, news and music-related scandals becoming a daily occurrence thanks to the Internet. I’m not complaining because as a music blog we contribute to this, … [Read more...]

Earl – Earl Sweatshirt

WARNING: This post is not for the faint of heart. This has been out for a while, and I first heard it a long time ago, but Earl Sweatshirt is finally starting to get the recognition he deserves. The release of Yonkers by Tyler The Creator triggered a huge spike in popularity for the rap collective OFWGKTA (of which Earl Sweatshirt is a member), and so it seems fitting to write … [Read more...]

Yonkers – Tyler The Creator

This one has hit a sudden rise in popularity. It's a pretty sick video (in both senses of the word). The dude's only 19 years old, and I'd back him as one to shine in the not so distant future. Enjoy. … [Read more...]