Interview
Lookin 4 Galt

Lookin 4 Galt

The French documentary-makers Gasface recently embarked on a search for the legendary composer of Hair (& many other classic albums) via the New York Hip Hop community who re-discovered him through sampling. Lookin 4 Galt provides fresh insights into the creative process of some legendary producers and their common affinity with Galt’s compositions. I caughtup...
Tightface

Tightface

Tightface – Know How now by TheHungryEar Words by: Gus Sutherland Thanks to Tom for the exclusive tune and photos. Tightface’s Treasures of The 5 Boroughs mix was uploaded on One Handed Music label owner Alex Chase’s Soundcloud around a year ago. An audacious concept mix providing an audio journey through New York’s neighbourhoods, incorporating...
Names we trust...

Names we trust…

Words & Pics by Connie Bree   In the space of just six years ‘Names You Can Trust’ has established itself as one of the US’s most creative and unique record labels. Having already put out a string of acclaimed vinyl releases since its birth in 2006 (garnering play by the likes of Quantic, Mr....
Patterns In Plastic

Patterns In Plastic

It’s been a while since The Hungry Ear approached this young duo from the north east of England about their music. Finally we have got round to having a chat with the boys behind Patterns In Plastic, finding out about their fourth coming releases with Tiny Lights Recordings and a little about  what these young...
A Background Sound...

A Background Sound…

  Words by: Connie Bree, NYC… Informed by everything from hiphop and RnB to the obvious touchstone that is deep house, BACKGOUND SOUND make music that’s equal parts slick and fierce. The Hungry Ear caught up with the lads for a pint in New York’s lower east side to hear about their beginnings, their label and about the electronic music...
Halp

Halp

Ninja Tune and Grizzly promo videos in the bag and he hasn’t even graduated. This Holland based youngster is striding toward his ultimate goals with no hurdle to tricky. A freelance animator, film maker, animated gif loving beat maker in the process of graduating from the Willem de Kooning academy in Rotterdam. Two video releases...
Jeremy Ellis

Jeremy Ellis

As a multi-instrumentalist and pioneer of live MPC & Maschine sets, Jeremy Ellis has built up a reputation as one of Hip Hop and electronic music’s most innovative live performers. Ellis has an acclaimed album The Lotus Blooms on Ubiquity Records and a recent single Unlike Any Other on Exchange Bureau Music. The Hungry Ear...