DIY Magazine

Explore a selection of my writing work for DIY Magazine below. * Some items are collaborative pieces. 

Tracks: Albert Hammond Jr, Clairo, Poppy and more

Maybe it’s the vague air of rebirth in the air (our Bible knowledge being a bit rusty that’s as far as any comparisons will go) but if you’re after something to soundtrack the rustling of Creme Egg wrappers over the long weekend, you could do worse than have a gander at this lot.

‘100-99’ is apparently the successful ticking off of a long-standing box for Albert Hammond Jr, the Strokes guitarist’s love for hip hop not having culminated in anything perceivable in his music before GoldLink’s gues

Tracks: Empire State Bastard, The Japanese House, Bully and more

There’s no doubt it’s a bumper week for big albums: Lana , Fall Out Boy and hip hop’s current foremost BFFs, JPEGMAFIA and Danny Brown’s collaboration are all sure to be in a metaphorical tussle for the top spots on next week’s chart countdowns across a not inconsiderable chunk of the globe. But for those after a much more concise play, we’ve been treated to newbies from acts including new Simon Neil-led project Empire State Bastard , The Japanese House , Bully , Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard and more

Tracks: JPEGMAFIA x Danny Brown, Lana Del Rey, The Chemical Brothers and more

Spring has sprung, at least for the ten minutes while we’re writing this paragraph, and with it has come news of some quite exciting new records, of which J PEGMAFIA and Danny Brown teaming up leads the pack. The pair’s ‘Scaring The Hoes’ is set to be released at the end of the month, and they’ve given us lead track, ‘Lean Beef Patty’. We’ve also got another from Lana Del Rey’s latest out next week , brand new Chemical Brothers , a new Ryan Beatty record on the way , and much more. For what we’v