F.A.F. Album Review: Shlick Smit – Internet Music

From the moment you click play on Shlick Smit’s free online album you can tell you’re in for a ride. Whilst it fits the mold of a mixtape, due to it being self funded, underground and free to the masses, what has been delivered here is a cohesive and instantly respectable piece of music. What…

F.A.F. Interview: Shlick Smit

We managed to pin Josh ‘Shlick Smit‘ down long enough to fire a volley of questions at him. They range from insightful to insipid, but they give you a good idea just what this guy is all about. Q: Lets start this nice and generic, who or what are you? A: My name is Shlick…

F.A.F. Jurassic Cypher – In Sanity

Along with being human beings, sometimes rapping on albums and at live shows, In Sanity have yet another string on their bow, kicking off dope ass cyphers. We should start off by explaining precisely what a cypher is, for the uninitiated. A cypher starts off as a beat, then it’s passed to someone to write and deliver the…

F.A.F. Album Review: In Sanity – Mixed Feels & Uncleared Samples

The album starts off fiercely, with a statement of intent and a middle finger to the established norm. A sample mocking the hypocritical fascination with independence in the mainstream, before leading into “Awkward Flow”, a track that exhibits precisely the level of intensity Eiren and Catharsis plan to come at you with on this. In the break,…

Featured Artist Friday Interview – In Sanity

In Ontario, Canada, there are three men making music. Not particularly surprising, I’m sure you’ve heard that story a million times. But these are the three that Yack has chosen to present to you, because we believe, they’re awesome. In Sanity is a hippity hop collective consisting of Eiren, Catharsis and Gonzo. They don’t have a…