On this week’s podcast Niall and Ellen talk It Takes A Village Festival, song of the summer chat, new music from Lykke Li, and we chat to one of Ireland’ leading lights in hip-hop and grime sounds, Mango, of Mango X Mathman released the Wheel Up EP in late 2017 and spent the year building a reputation for a great live show. Mango, was formerly of Dublin hip-hop group, The Animators and he dropped into HQ for a chat about irish hip-hop, authenticity and future plans.
Photo of Mango via Red Bull’s Free Gaff.
Niall and Ellen also talked new albums from Kimbra and Delorentos and Massive Attack encoding an album in DNA.
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Tracks of the week:
Lykke Li – Deep End
Laura Marling & Mike Lindsay – Curse of the Contemporary
Channel Tres – Controller
DJ Koze – Pick Up
Gilligan Moss – What Happened?
Albums of the week:
Kimbra – Primal Heart
Delorentos – True Surrender
Closing track: Arvo Party – Liberté (Club mix)
Previous podcasts in this series:
Podcast #007: Prince memories, Arcade Fire in Dublin, Cardi B & more
Podcast #006: Le Galaxie interview, Unknown Mortal Orchestra & Kojaque
Podcast #005: Electric Picnic, AE MAK, RBMA, Young Fathers
Podcast #004: Jape on creativity and procrastination
#003: Quare Groove, Caroline Rose, RIP State Magazine
#002: Nialler9 Podcast – Rejjie Snow, Christian Tierney…
#001: Wyvern Lingo. Black Panther & more