Articles by: Jay Mcdougall

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Why ‘Godfather’ is the grime album every new grime fan should listen to

Why ‘Godfather’ is the grime album every new grime fan should listen to

Grime undoubtedly had its most successful year in 2016, with numerous MCs and producers becoming household names throughout the UK and beyond. Artists such as Skepta, Stormzy, Chip – you know, the usual crowd – all had very productive years, so much so that the original heavyweight was almost sidelined // Read More

by × January 15, 2017 ×

Music, Reviews

The Year In Grime 2016 – Label Special

The Year In Grime 2016 – Label Special

As we begin 2017, I thought rather than just reviewing December’s grime releases, I would look back over the entire year’s worth. Instead of doing it release by release, I’m going to focus more on the labels releasing grime music in 2016. White Peach Records: Easily one of the standout // Read More

by × January 11, 2017 ×

Music

The Month In Grime – November

The Month In Grime – November

Kahn & Neek – Fabriclive 90 In a year of so many social and economic disappointments, the one thing we can safely say is that grime music is stronger than it’s ever been. Shortly after the initial fabric closure announcement, the new Fabriclive compilation was announced and was to be // Read More

by × November 30, 2016 ×

Reviews

The Month In Grime – October

The Month In Grime – October

Well what a busy month it’s been. October has seen a really high volume of quality grime releases, both from inside the UK and outside. Here are our picks for this month: Sir Spyro – Topper Top (Featuring Teddy Bruckshot, Lady Chann & Killa P) (Deep Medi) Well, obviously right? // Read More

by × November 2, 2016 ×

Articles, Music

The Month in Grime – September

The Month in Grime – September

September has been a fantastic month for grime, with numerous high profile releases hitting the shelves and a huge number of packed out radio shows to play them all in. Here are my top 10 grime releases of the month. Drax – Frostie It’s no secret that Drax is one // Read More

by × September 28, 2016 ×

Articles

The Month In Grime – August

The Month In Grime – August

And we’re back! August’s edition of ‘The Month In Grime’ features a real range of releases across the grime music spectrum including vocals, free compilations and much much more. Let’s jump straight into the report: Spooky – No Days Off EP To start off we actually have two releases from // Read More

by × August 30, 2016 ×

Music, Reviews

The Month In Grime – July

The Month In Grime – July

Another month passes and as ever a number of notable releases have emerged out of the grime scene. This month features a combination of the more underground names and those at the top of the pecking order, with a couple of highly anticipated returns. Policy – Centre Of Earth As // Read More

by × July 26, 2016 ×

Music, Reviews

The Month In Grime: June

The Month In Grime: June

In a month where grime and bass music have taken centre stage worldwide, both in the charts and on platforms such as culture clash, it is important to continue looking to the underground to see just how exciting things are getting for the grassroots of the genre at the moment. Here is // Read More

by × June 28, 2016 ×

Reviews

The long awaited release of Mischief’s ‘Refix Champion’ has just hit the digital shelves

The long awaited release of Mischief’s ‘Refix Champion’ has just hit the digital shelves

Grime has been a bubbling pot of new creative talent since the day of its inception, but in recent times a solid refix has been known to turn a dance into a zoo. Enter Mischief, one of the scenes strongest names in that regard. His refixes have been peppering the // Read More

by × June 12, 2016 ×