MF DOOM: Rhymes Like Dimes

Elusive, enigmatic and immensely talented, MF DOOM (born Daniel Dumile, aka Zev Love X, King Geedorah and Metal Face) has passed away aged 49. A cult favorite known for his intricate rhymes, off-kilter topics and clever wordplay, Dumile began rapping in the late ’80s as Zev Love X in KMD, a group he formed with his brother Dingilizwe Dumile. The same week his brother tragically …

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Elvis' first hit, Belle & Sebastian's new tune, saying goodbye to Plastic People and more in the music we featured this week

Floating Points & Four Tet: Final Plastic People On the now-closed London dance club Plastic People, regulars Four Tet and Floating points explain: “To say this space, along with the owner Ade’s singular vision, was fundamental in our personal musical formation would be a complete understatement.” Have a listen to their final six-hour set. Belle & Sebastian: The Cat with the Cream “The Cat with …

BADBADNOTGOOD + Ghostface Killah: Ray Gun ft. DOOM

On paper, a partnership between a Toronto-based jazz trio, a prominent member of Wu Tang Clan and one of hip-hop’s more mysterious MCs might not sound like the most natural of unions. However “Ray Gun” sees Ghostface Killah and DOOM spitting verses in top form over a full live instrument-backed beat from the increasingly sought after musicians of BADBADNOTGOOD. With an uptempo beat that calls …