Lockdown isolation getting you down? Throw our ‘Ears to the Underground’ playlist on, discover some hard-hitting new music and zone out… don’t forget to follow the playlist on Spotify! Featuring: City Morgue, KILLSTATION, scarlxrd, Yung Lean and more of the best underground talent. Cover: scarlxrd #EARSTOTHEUNDERGROUND
ZillaKami x SosMula (City Morgue) – THE FALL BEFORE THE GIVE UP ft. Clever
A new release from trap metal icons City Morgue as part of their deluxe ‘As Good As Dead VOL 2’ album drop, this track sees Zill and Mula take a softer approach whilst still being gritty as f**k.
slowthai – BB (BODYBAG)
After disappearing for a few months following one too many drinks and an awards ceremony to forget, the UK’s unpredictable rap renegade Slowthai is back on form.
KILLSTATION – DISTRACTION
A mainstay in the US underground scene, KILLSTATION has dropped new visuals for one of the most infectious tracks from his 2019 album ‘The Two of Us Are Dying’.
Yung Lean — My Agenda
A cut from his brand new album ‘Starz’, Swedish underground icon Yung Lean is still innovating with his unique sadboy electronic rap, proving once more than he is a truly an original.
nothing,nowhere. – Never Meant (cover)
Another track from the master of modern emo nothing,nowhere‘s incredible ‘one take’ YouTube series sees his take on a cover of an American Football classic. This is an emo’s wet dream.
MISSING NIN – BRICK
Over in Australia, Brisbane native MISSING NIN is turning heads with his distorted alternative hip-hop that takes influence from pioneers like Outkast and puts a dark, atmospheric spin on the formula.
Sågaboi & Xaatu – Fountain
Newcastle Upon Tyne rapper and producer duo Sagaboi & Xaatu took our Track of the Week with this dark trap banger, find out more about the pair and ‘Fountain’ here.
scarlxrd – FFS FREESTYLE
A pioneer of the style and sound that we’d now call ‘trap metal’, England’s scarlxrd proves he can spit bars with venom on this hard as f**k lockdown freestyle.