Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 3

Run The Jewels 3
Run The Jewels 
Release Date: 20th January 2017
Run The Jewels, Inc

It was a Christmas miracle. After one crummy year that was 2016, Run The Jewels dropped their latest on the net for all to download and rap out to as they unwrapped presents. But that was last year, and now we’re getting physical, taking Run The Jewels 3 once more for a spin now it’s available on plastic. It’s Christmas once more, and I’m in love again.

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Run The Jewels – Manchester Albert Hall

RTJ! RTJ! RTJ! RTJ! Run the Jewels makes for an abbreviation so easy to chant, and there they were, live at the garden Albert Hall Manchester, taking in all those chants as they danced on out to ‘We Are The Champions’. It was enough to fuel anyone’s fire, and when the rapping began, well, that fire was bright. And you can’t front on that.  Continue reading

Channel Audio’s Albums of 2016

Previously for your viewing on Channel Static, the top ten albums of the year has now moved on to here. It’s taken so long because it got lost in a box on the removals van.

I’ll take any excuse.

10. Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression

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‘I’m nothing but my name’ is something Iggy Pop likes to say, and thus Post Pop Depression was born. It’s an album about legacy, about sex, and about death, with Josh Homme bringing his sludgy Queens riffs to the party. Sometimes a sense of vulnerability can be heard, but before you can scoop it up, he’s back to ranting, to screaming, to throwing his guts against the wall.

Music for those who don’t know who Iggy Azalea is.

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