Wednesday, 23 July 2014

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: ROPE - 'COTHAM WARRIOR' / 'SLUGFACE'


Reviewed Rope’s debut EP and inaugural transmission for new Bristol imprint Parison Records, featuring co-production work from Sentiment on ‘Slugface’ and remixes of ‘Cotham Warrior’ from Trouble & Bass duo Klient and fellow Bristol-based grime head Boycott.


Wednesday, 9 July 2014

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: SPECIAL STAGE AUDIO - 'CAKE TRAY VOL.1'

Reviewed the first volume of Special Stage Audio’s ‘Cake Tray’ EP series, featuring tracks from William Skeng, Dellity, Secundus and Nammy Wams for Hyponik - really individual takes on instrumental grime.


Tuesday, 8 July 2014

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: SOUNDCLOUD STEEZ VOL.3



In the third volume of my 'Soundcloud Steez' column for Loose Synths, I picked out five of my best discoveries over the past month. Tracks from Rope, DJAO, Impey, T_A_M and Pedro 123 all feature.

Friday, 4 July 2014

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: LIFE AT 140 #020 - MADAM X // BPM



In the first of a number of label-focused 'Life At 140' features for Clash Music, I spoke to Madam X about her recent 'Kaizen Movements' compilation and the defining moments behind her Manchester-based party & label BPM.

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: PICK YOUR OWN @ HYPONIK - JUNE '14



Plucked for tracks from Mumdance & Novelist and the excellent El Mahdy Jr in June's staff picks at Hyponik, in and amongst some pretty expansive choices from the rest of the writing staff too.

Monday, 30 June 2014

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: MADAM X - KAIZEN MOVEMENTS VOL.1



Reviewed Madam X's 10-track 'Kaizen Movements Vol.1' compilation for Hyponik last week. Featuring tracks from the likes of Murlo, Sudanim, Timbah and BPM starlet G.S. One, it represents a really exciting look at contemporary UK club music.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: IMPEY x SONIC ROUTER



Drafted in London-based producer Impey to provide the latest Sonic Router mix following the release of his debut 12'' on Sector 7 Sounds this week. For all the instrumental grime currently making headlines, 'Bangclap' / '4titude' is some of the best - the mix is one to remember too.