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The Heights Community - Ashley J Ireland

As we continue to collaborate with the hottest creative talent around, we want to shine a light on them, their inspiration and what drives their ambitions. Ashley J Ireland is a 22 year old street photographer from Warwickshire, England and we’re proud to have him as part of the Heights Community. How did you get into photography?My dad was a wedding photographer, my uncle was a commercial photographer, and the first time I saw a camera I fell in love with the possibility of what it can create.I think the passion for photography was inherent.   I started my own journey at a local fashion store called The Cream Store. I was doing both studio work and location based photography, working...

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Album Review | Wu-Tang Clan - The Saga Continues

Our own George Pacitto, of Second Song On The Album, has been given Wu Tang's new album a spin for us.   Finally, a Wu-Tang album we can actually listen to. After the colossal mess that was Once Upon A Time In Shaolin being sold to a certain Martin Shkreli exclusively (which did nothing positive for the Clan other than line pockets), it’s a welcome relief to see The Saga Continues, initially just a RZA and Mathematics mixtape, released in such a conventional style. Early releases felt promising, what remained to eb seen was if Wu-Tang could step back into the upper echelons of current rap culture with a consistently impressive body of work. The album begins with a skeletal but...

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Album Review | Krept and Konan - 7 Days/7 Nights

Our own George Pacitto, of Second Song On The Album, has shared his thoughts on Krept & Konan's new record(s). Why release one album when you can release two? A double release from the UK duo is a novel concept, but often with attempts like these the music is not even on the same page as the ambition involved. Still, Krept & Konan have been the more welcome experimental UK artists in their genre until very recently. The build-up to this project was full of low-hanging fruit that tried and failed to shoot for a commercial level of sales. 7 Days begins with the murky Champions League. It’s a good marker for the record, as with two relatively small albums...

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Weekly Highlights from our Social Channels 22/10/17

Check out The Line of Best Fit's piece on Camden Rapper Awate. Picture Credit: The Line of Best Fit Street Style is a photo series from Highsnobiety. Christophe van Wetermeulen shoots a report of what people wore to Supreme’s The North Face drop in Paris. Picture Credit: High Noble Society Jessie Ware - Glasshouse Ibeyi - Away Away Kraak and Smaak - Hands of Time (feat Alxndr London) Arctic Lake - Living under you Litany - Bedroom Follow us on social & share inspiration. Twitter: @HeightsLondon Instagram: @theheights.london Spotify: The Heights On Repeat

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