?uestlove, the endlessly interesting frontman for The Roots, has seen his popularity soar in recent years. As well as being an accomplished musician, producer, Jimmy Fallon ally, and just a generally well-liked guy, the Philadelphia native has become one of the music world's most respected modern icons.
So respected, in fact, that he was recently invited to the Red Bull Music Academy for a near 90-minute lecture. Topics range from his role on Late Night (soon to be moving to the Tonight Show), his musical side-projects with D'Angelo, and even special drum techniques.
"It's the sort of jolly rubbish that comes ready packaged for the ADHD Twitter brigade, a meme-able #LOL fest that people can gently snark along to in real time." Derek Robertson discusses Sharknado.
Speakman Sound's latest single 'In Flight' will no doubt help shake off those end-of-summer cobwebs.
He pours one out for his native Toronto.
'Grace' features dreamy guitars that float effortlessly over a hypnotic shuffle.
Sweden's latest export leans towards the dreamlike side of the pop realm.
Could this by the start of a long, boring press campaign?
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