Tagged: grime


Don’t Sleep on LV and Josh Idehen’s Frenetic Boiler Room Set

Last week in a sweltering room in east London, production duo LV and poet/MC/singer Josh Idehen got blood racing in anticipation of their second collaborative album with a no-holds-barred Boiler Room set. Back in 2011, … read more »

POSTED July 5, 2014 2:07PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,
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Dollars to Pounds: Visionist

Selim Bulut is a music writer who lives in London. He has the most meticulously organized iTunes folder in the land. He’ll be writing about some of the excellent music coming out of the UK … read more »

POSTED September 13, 2013 11:10AM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS TAGS: , , , , , ,

FADER Mix: Champion & Terror Danjah

On the heels of Laurel Halo’s Behind The Green Door EP and Kode9′s deliciously off-kilter Xingfu Lu 12-inch, the ever-eclectic Hyperdub label is readying a collaborative single from grime pioneer Terror Danjah and experimentally minded, … read more »

POSTED May 28, 2013 3:24PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,
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Video: Darq E Freaker f. Danny Brown, “Blueberry (Pills & Cocaine)”

The first day I met Danny Brown at home, reporting for his cover story in FADER #78, was the same day Dizzee Rascal released his DirteeTV.com mixtape, and one of my first notes was Brown … read more »

POSTED April 30, 2012 11:15AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Download Dizzee Rascal’s DirteeTV.com Mixtape

One of the most secretly influential MCs of the last decade, Dizzee Rascal, has released an official mixtape to showcase his label’s talent. With just one exception, which actually doesn’t feature Dizzee, the tape avoids … read more »

POSTED January 3, 2012 3:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Zdot, BeatGeeks and Wariko’s Puddin N Treacle Mixtape

Grime has always been an enigmatically localized musical phenomenon in spite of its global exposure. You could make the argument that this is because, on top of the distinctive rhyme schemes and post-garage rhythm production that … read more »

POSTED February 16, 2011 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

The Streets Seizes Guardian Music Blog, Releases Alleged Last Song Ever “Close The Book”

We already knew that the staff of the Guardian’s Music Blog have an excellent relationship with Hercules and Love Affair. Now we also know that they’ve also got a bigger conference room than us, and … read more »

POSTED February 7, 2011 10:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Seven Years in Ten Minutes: “Pow 2011″ vs “Game Over”

Way back in 2004, Lethal Bizzle jumped on Dexplicit’s Forward riddim with the lights of grime’s then still rising global status. “Pow,” the resulting track was one of the songs included in every non-UK journalist … read more »

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Wiley, “It’s Wiley” MP3

The blending (or watering down) of dancehall with other musical genres has slowly been securing its footing in Jamaican music. While producers have started to tag new hybrid forms of dancehall with meaningless additives like … read more »

POSTED October 25, 2010 5:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (7) TAGS: , , ,

Video: Kano, “Spaceship”

Kano‘s amazing for writing a track about a woman’s desire to escape her low self-esteem by shooting into space, at least we think that’s what it’s about. Is it weird, though, that we can’t watch … read more »

POSTED October 21, 2010 5:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,