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Dazed November 2014 Playlist

T-Pain cuts close-to-the-bone, Wiley gets honest and Azealia Banks bares her soul in this month’s rain-spattered essential playlist

So the rain’s been falling this month, and without wanting to get too cliché about it, the summer jams are also petering out to leave us with gloomier, more introspective sounds. Grime is looking inwards with the honest lyricism of Wiley’s new album and the soulful sampling techniques of Boxed stalwart Mr. Mitch and Local Action newcomer Yamaneko. Meanwhile, artists that have spent too long on the sidelines, like T-Pain, Azealia Banks and Teyana Taylor, are baring their souls – and while T-Pain is ditching the auto-tune for a close-to-the-bone sound, Future is more alien and more broken than ever. Essential albums this month include Petals Have Fallen from south London storyteller DELS, the debut Def Jam/Visionary epic from Maryland rapper Logic, as well as the self-titled freebie from sad supergroup The Stand4rd. Preview them all in our rain-spattered November playlist below.