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Hippity Hop

Nov 02, 2013

Hello all and welcome to KUK's rather lovely blog! Every week we'll be posting useful and interesting things for you to read and hear to keep you even more in touch with what's new - and old - in British music!

This week Madeline rode solo on the airwaves giving you guys a look into UK Hip Hop, but not before paying tribute to The Velvet Underground founder and music legend Lou Reed. Although he wasn’t British he was heavily inspired by British music, so hearing him collaborate with Gorillaz on the track “Some Kind of Nature” was certainly a treat.

Another song that has made a lot of traction since its release last year is “Watchtower” by Delvin, featuring a hook and rhythm taken directly from Jimi Hendrix’s cover of “All Along the Watchtower” by Bob Dylan – sung by none other by Ed Sheeran. Produced by Labrinth, “Watchtower” is a great hybrid of British indie and hip-hop. For more songs that were played check out the playlist in its entirety below, and we’ll see you next week for more music new and old from the United Kingdom!

Love Matt x


9pm - 10pm

9:56 pm Elton John Crocodile Rock

9:44 pm El-p Tougher Colder Killer

9:41 pm Foreign Beggars Apex

9:38 pm Fliptrix Cycles

9:35 pm Telemachus The Sheltering Sky (feat. Jehst)

9:27 pm The Streets The Escapist

9:24 pm Frankie Stew And Harvey Gunn At First Sight

9:21 pm Rizzle Kicks Nasty

9:15 pm M.i.a. Vs Bangles Fire Bum

9:11 pm Major Lazer Sweat (feat. Laidback Luke & Ms. Dynamite)

9:06 pm Calvin Harris Sweet Nothing (feat. Florence Welch) Diplo and Grandtheft

9:01 pm Laura Mvula Green Garden

8pm - 9pm

8:56 pm Speech Debelle Spinnin'

8:52 pm Baby Blue Run feat Wretch 32

8:48 pm Mikey J And The Uk Female Allstars Roc the Mic

8:43 pm De La Soul Feat. Mf Doom Rock Co.Kane Flow

8:39 pm James Blake Take a Fall For Me (feat. RZA)

8:36 pm Devlin Watchtower feat. Ed Sheeran

8:26 pm Split Prophets Stuck In Their Strategy

8:23 pm Edward Scissortongue Rosegarden

8:19 pm Dels Shapeshift

8:14 pm Chima Anya Flexible ft. Francis Mott

8:10 pm Dan Le Sac Vs. Scroobius Pip The Beat That My Heart Skipped

8:07 pm Gorillaz Some Kind of Nature feat. Lou Reed

8:00 pm Television Ain't That Nothin'