Tagged: Benga


Stream: A-Trak and Zinc, “Stingray (Benga Remix)

25-year-old producer Adegbenga Adejumo bka Benga has been credited as one of the architects of dubstep’s divisive wobbles and womps. Party circuit buddy A-Trak asked him to remix “Stingray,” a siren-heavy sea safari to be … read more »

POSTED December 12, 2011 11:17AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,

Video: Magnetic Man f. John Legend, “Getting Nowhere”

Magnetic Man, the UK mega-trio of Benga, Skream and Artwork, cross the Atlantic and head straight to John Legend‘s place on Bowery. “Getting Nowhere” is pretty apocalyptic. Maybe it’s a return to the sad, “Ordinary … read more »

POSTED January 19, 2011 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,
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Video: Magnetic Man f. Katy B & The BBC1 Orchestra

BBC1 brought super-producer collective Magnetic Man (Skream, Benga and Artwork), super-young Katy B and a super-normal-looking string section in for a live version of “Perfect Stranger,” which is officially out now on Rinse. It starts … read more »

POSTED October 7, 2010 4:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,

Stream: Magnetic Man’s Self-Titled Album

The Guardian, who has the stream, points out that this album is “a breakthrough after many mini-breakthroughs: a major label dubstep record that faces the charts and the world, not just skanked-out ravers returning home … read more »

POSTED October 6, 2010 11:16AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

Magnetic Man, “Perfect Stranger (Benga RMX)” MP3

It’s always funny when dudes remix their own songs—It’s cool, but like, why didn’t you just do that in the first place? WERE YOU JUST FUTZING AROUND? In this case, Benga‘s making an already stellar … read more »

POSTED September 24, 2010 1:04PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Video: Magnetic Man f. Katy B, “Perfect Stranger”

Rising Rinse chanteuse Katy B‘s been adding levity to the grave bass that supergroup Magnetic Man‘s been making. But for their “Perfect Stranger” video, Benga, Skream and Artwork twisted it back up with a darker … read more »

POSTED September 14, 2010 10:45AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , , , ,

Video: Magnetic Man, “I Need Air”

This video contains footage of real people going ravebonkers at Magnetic Man‘s set at Parklife Festival, which might seem random until you know Magnetic Man is a supergroup consisting of Benga, Skream and Artwork. In … read more »

POSTED July 13, 2010 1:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,
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Video: Benga, “Baltimore Clap”

The initial snare snaps of this song is reminding us of the chorus of one particularly egregious song. But the video is reminding us of Cartoon Network, so not sure how to remedy that. Benga … read more »

POSTED June 8, 2010 10:45AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Buraka Som Sistema’s BBC Essential Mix MP3

Buraka Som Sistema‘s Essential Mix is like throwing a rave in a rainforest, all humid, eardrum-breaking beats and ridiculous collective energy. The Portuguese ensemble is gifted at making their rhythms sound actually contortionist, kuduro twisting … read more »

POSTED April 12, 2010 12:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Contest + Podcast: Win Tickets to See Caspa, Benga, Hudson Mohawke & Cubic Zirconia

Those of you familiar with all variants of bass music probably know at least one of the artists on this bill, but if not: this will be a low-end throbbing brain-cave of dubstep, subwoofer and … read more »

POSTED March 23, 2010 7:26PM IN CONTESTS, MUSIC Comments (7) TAGS: , , , , , ,