Irish rapper, producer and Soft Boy extraordinaire Kojaque has risen to wide critical acclaim in the last 12 months. Embodying the exciting nature of independent music in the Republic of Ireland, Kojaque’s music – be it via the beautiful downbeat self-reflection of Deli Daydreams or the fuel injection that is Green Diesel – is connecting with a bigger crowd than ever before. And it’s muchly … Continue reading Something that is old Thursdays: Kojaque – Sunday Roast (2016)
Great. Ahead of our own debut Jazz Club event, we use our weekly dose of nostalgia to laugh at the very concept via The Fast Show. The beloved sketch show re-wrote the rule book for its own genre, packing 25-odd comedy sketches into it’s 30 minute-length episodes on the BBC. While doing so, they mocked those deeply ingrained within a genre of their own, with the Louis … Continue reading Something that is old Thursdays: Jazz Club (Fast Show, 1994)
We’ve got ourselves a Chloe Bodur interview here, as we spoke to the London to Brighton singer about her new EP and our upcoming jazz event. On a bill alongside friends and collaborators in Ebi Soda and Yadasofi, we’re looking forward to seeing some friendly faces at Patterns on Thursday 26th September. Get to know Chloe Bodur a little better here before seeing her do … Continue reading 5 minutes with… Chloe Bodur
A change of venue made for a charmingly clunky Offie Mag Radio this week, as Ash the Author joined Greg on air. The rapper was in Brighton for a free show at Rarekind Records, so we spoke about that, his new album with Ded Tebiase and the fact that he has Moleman from The Simpsons inked on his leg… forever. We also played music from … Continue reading Offie Mag Radio: Who’s your favourite Simpsons character?
Welcome to BURR. Brickcellphone’s Underground Rap Radar. In this series, Brighton hip-hop DJ, Matt ‘Brickcellphone’ Leppier, is chatting to some of the underground rap talent on his radar. It’s as simple as that. Follow him @brickcellphone and listen to him spin some of these artists on Offie Mag Radio. We’ve got ourselves a special edition here as BURR hits the dirty thirty. Fittingly, we’ve got somewhat of … Continue reading BURR 30: Verb T
Offie Mag Radio was back on Platform B for yet another selection of the best new underground music. Joining us in the studio to speak about his new EP and our Pick of the Month, was Mac Wetha, the NiNE8 Collective producer. Mac Wetha and Friends is his production-led release that has features from Lava La Rue, Puma Blue, Biig Piig and more, so we … Continue reading OFFIE MAG RADIO: Music of the Month with Mac Wetha
This was always going to be a hard one to pick our favourite release of the month within, what with the likes slowthai, Skepta and NiNE8 Collective dropping new projects and Theresa May releasing herself from Number 10. But it’s a pleasure to be able to pick some Brighton artists that we’ve been following since before Offie Mag even existed as our Pick of the … Continue reading Pick of the Month: Vitamin G & illiterate – illitamin G (Yogocop Records)
Another Friday afternoon well spent on Platform B with Offie Mag Radio, but this time with a twist. Or should that be more of a blend… and a brew, as we were live from Blend & Brew on Trafalgar Street, in amongst the three-day musical frenzy that is The Great Escape festival. We played music from some of the artists we love most on this … Continue reading Offie Mag Radio: LIVE from The Great Escape