Czarface + Ghostface Killah: Mongolian Beef

Back in 2013, Wu-Tang Clan’s Inspectah Deck joined forces with 7L and Esoteric to form Czarface, a supergroup of undeniable ferociousness. Czarface has just dropped “Mongolian Beef,” from their forthcoming album Czarface Meets Ghostface—the trio’s collaboration with Wu-Tang’s Ghostface Killah. With those details out of the way, listeners are left with a rowdy track that puts everyone’s talents to rapid-fire use. Paired with Shawn Johnson’s collage-like video, it’s …

Circe: Barely Breathing

Premiering on the 405, London newcomer Circe’s “Barely Breathing” rains down emotion from clouds drawn in dreamscapes. There’s a heartbeat to the track, propelled by more than guitar and electronics; it’s chemical. Circe has two live performances scheduled for London, one in February and another in March.

Bibio: Curls

British producer Bibio (aka Stephen Wilkinson) has just released yet another ethereal, folk-inflected song, “Curls.” With gentle lyrics and a decidedly lo-fi sensibility, this tune is atmospheric and—despite it being less sonic than some of his previous releases—still carries a familiar Bibio vibe in its exquisite delicateness.