SOFIA HÄRDIG HITS THE STREETS WITH NEW SINGLE

Sofia Härdig has undone the nicely tied bow on her new single Streets. It opens with distorted guitars and her voice that pouts and purrs in spurts, then coos and roars in others. Streets is a midtempo passionate rock burner. Drums tumble. Guitar shred. But the star of this track is Hârdigs vocal performance. There…

THE ACTIONS RESOUNDING ECHO

Maybe you’ve seen them. The Actions: London based alternative band supporting iconic US band Green Day while on tour. Yeah maybe you’ve seen them. And even if you haven’t, now’s the perfect time to get hip to something fresh from the duo. They’ve teamed up with producer 3dtorus for their new single Echo. The result is…

BELLERUCHE – GOING WITH THE FLOW

Today Rough has a soulful surprise in store for yall. Weve got DJ Modest from the three piece electronica slash soul outfit, Belleruche giving us the gooses on their humble beginnings, new album releases, and all things arty and a little bit weird. For those not in the loop, Belleruche formed back in 05 and…

ROUGH UK EXCLUSIVE ONE-ON-ONE WITH ANDE BISHOP

Ande Bishop has been steadily gaining recognition from some of the biggest names in Hip Hop. The producer turned rapper has managed to create a buzz around his name with his debut EP ‘Ocean$’. Through the underground success of the EP, Ande Bishop has been a guest on one of the most oldest and illustrious…

MS. HENRIK – 1994

    I’m a sucker for a synth-pop song, so when I listened to Ms. Henrik’s new single, 1994, I knew I would enjoy it on some level. However, I didn’t expect to enjoy it quite as much as I did. Following the trend of successful and talented Swedish pop-stars, Ms. Henrik delivers. 1994 is…

ROUGH UK EXCLUSIVE WITH UP & COMING AMERICAN RAPPER BUGGS

ROUGH UK sat down with up and coming American rapper,Buggs, to talk about his new project amongst other things. Buggs has been on stage with the likes of Hip Hop heavy weights such as Talib Kweli and Hi Tek. He has also received recognition from Pharrel Williams and a host of other Hip Hop superstars….

HORS SENTIERS BATTUS IS AN OFF THE BEATEN TRACK SOUNDTRACK

Guillaume Ravau, French filmmaker and composer, has unveiled the soundtrack to the first season of his adventure series HSB (Hors Sentiers Battus). Much like the series which sees Ravau traverse the most exotic points of the globe from the cushioned seat of a 4-wheeler, the soundtrack is hypnotic escapist fare. Imagine cool jazz impressarios like…

ROUGH MIX 001: MILES SIMPSON/ THUNDER

The basement clubs of Dalston are ablaze with essential small clubnights right now: quality bookings and residents, late hours with tiny entrance fees. In the thick of this is underground house night Thunder. As they warm up for May’s party with Patrice Scott, resident Miles Simpson talks us through what makes him tick and hands…

CHIRPINGS BIRDSONG: A WARNING OF SORTS

Four piece outfit Chirping emerges with a lovely birdsong of sorts- “A Warning of Sorts” to be precise. It pulses at the vibrant speed of light with the uber uptempo drums and those crazily bright guitars. Chirping’s new song hits us optimistically with a catchy refrain that asks “Wouldn’t you like to go, go, go?”…

ROUGH UK EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CONSTANT DEVIANTS

With a career spanning almost 20 years rap duo, Constant Deviants have recently released their   fourth album in five years. Hailing from the east coast of America, the collective consists of M.I and DJ CUTT.  The pair came together in the mid nighties, an era many see as the golden age of Hip Hop. Since…