Review: Edward Scissortongue & Lamplighter – Tell Them It’s Winter

Unlike many hip-hop releases, in which the MC is presented as a solo artist with a faceless beat-maker sitting in their shadow, Tell Them It’s Winter feels like a true collaboration, despite Ed Scissor’s name being on the cover. The partnership that Ed has had with Glaswegian musician Lamplighter has been this way since their…

Review: Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon – Elaborate Anoraks

Finding time to crank out two releases in as many months around his increasingly heavy schedule MCing at the front of the Mouse Outfit (last month’s The Evidence EP with Mouse Outfit’s Pitch being the other such release), the UK hip-hop underground’s own everyman icon Dr Syntax is firing on all cylinders these days. Elaborate…