REVIEW: Dikembe – ‘Mediumship’

Artist: Dikembe Album: Mediumship Genre: Emo, Punk Dikembe are in a peculiar spot right now; they garnered attention for an EP dedicated to weed and the Chicago Bulls (Chicago Bowls) and now they want to be taken seriously. Three years after smoking “Michael Jordank,” Dikembe hook us up with a completely different product, one that […]

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VINYL REVIEW: Dikembe – ‘Mediumship’

Artist: Dikembe Album: Mediumship Label: Tiny Engines I admittedly slept on Dikembe for some time, completely missing their Chicago Bowls EP and debut LP, Broad Shoulders. After hearing “Hood Rat Messiah” back in May, though, I became hooked and did some backtracking through their earlier works to prepare for Mediumship. While many of the elements […]


UTG INTERVIEW: 21 Questions With Dikembe

Immediately upon its announcement back in May, Dikembe‘s upcoming album, Mediumship, jumped to the top of many of our most anticipated albums lists for 2014. As we’ve had the opportunity to listen to it in its entirety several times over the past couple of weeks, we can assure you that the anticipation was worth it […]

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Dikembe Stream ‘Mediumship’ In Full

Following three killer song streams over the past month and a half, the Gainesville, FL quartet known as Dikembe are now streaming the entirety of their upcoming full-length, Mediumship, through the bad-ass Pitchfork Advance. Oozing with energy, emotion, and maturity, Dikembe are sure to see a substantial rise to the top of the emo and […]

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STREAM: Dikembe – “Snakes In My Path”

The emo-punks in Dikembe are putting out a new record on Tiny Engines called Mediumship in August. Pre-orders for the record are available here. In celebration of this, Alternative Press is premiering the track “Snakes In My Path,” which you can stream after the jump. Vocalist Steven Gray had this to say about the track: […]


Dikembe Stream “Gets Harder”

Need a little angst with your afternoon commute? Fear not. Dikembe have delivered a heavy-yet-melodic take on their signature punk sound that is sure to delight. “Gets Harder” is the second song to surface off Dikembe’s upcoming album, which is currently slated for release this August via Tiny Engines (pre-order it here). The song feels […]

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LISTEN: Dikembe – “Hood Rat Messiah”

It has been a long wait for any new Dikembe music, but the band has come back into the spotlight with their new track “Hood Rat Messiah.” Combining elements of punk, emo, and even influences from the likes of Manchester Orchestra and post-rock, “Hood Rat Messiah” is an explosive emission of emotion, energy, and sound. […]


Dikembe Announce Sophomore Album, ‘Mediumship’

Tiny Engines is on a roll this year. The North Carolina-based label’s 2014 catalog already includes The Hotelier’s Home, Like Noplace Is There, a personal favorite of many UTG staffers, as well as excellent releases from Somos, Cayetana, and more. Today, the label announced another record that will be vying for the top spot on […]