Music / February 23, 2024

New Albums: Erick The Architect, Spider, Out Straight & More

Music / February 23, 2024

New Albums: Erick The Architect, Spider, Out Straight & More

Words: Dylan Murphy


Newham legend Ghetts returns with On Purpose, With Purpose, the follow up to his last album Conflict of Interest. A rapper at the peak of his powers, Ghetts invites acts from far ranging corners of the UK music scene like Sampha, Moonchild Sanelly and frequent collaborators Kano and Wretch 32.

Erick The Architect – I’ve Never Been Here Before

Having been instrumental in the success of Brooklyn trio Flatbush Zombies, Erick The Architect has released his debut solo album. I’ve Never Been Here Before features production from James Blake and even has a feature from the legendary George Clinton. Tap in.

SPIDER – an object of desire

After 2023’s HELL OR HIGH WATER, London-based Irish artist SPIDER is back with another EP. an object of desire comes alongside news of her first London headline show at London’s Camden Assembly on March 20.

John Glacier – Like A Ribbon

Though her debut project SHILOH: Lost For Words made a splash in 2021, John Glacier has been creating some of the UK’s most compelling future facing sounds for the better part of half a decade. She’s kept that same energy with her new EP Like A Ribbon, which is her first EP on Young and is executive produced by Kwes Darko. The project features production from Flume and also contains an appearance from Eartheater. Don’t sleep on this one.

House of Pharaohs – Only the House, Vol. 1

The hook for ‘New Era’ from JME has been living rent free in our heads since it dropped. Now, UK rap supergroup House of Pharaohs have released Only the House, Vol. 1 and no doubt this will stay in our rotation.

Outstraight Records – Being Outstraight

Compilation album from Dublin record label Outstraight. If you’re short of time, make sure to tap into the posse cut ‘Rukus’.