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The Month In Grime – August 2017

The Month In Grime – August 2017

What a month August has been in grime. We have seen so many high profile releases come around, so lets get straight into this months round up. Big Zuu – Big Zuu EP One thing grime music has seemingly lacked for a long time is a wave of new personalities. Big // Read More

by × September 5, 2017 ×

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Animal House at The Hope & Ruin

Animal House at The Hope & Ruin

Australia may not be known for its cowboys, but that news doesn’t seem to have reached the ears of Animal House. The band come on in spurs, stetsons and questionable shirts, firing pound shop pistols and sharing the stage with cacti made from fairy lights. It’s a sight to behold, // Read More

by × August 7, 2017 ×

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Strange Cages ooze out into the light on their new EP “The Cracks”

Strange Cages ooze out into the light on their new EP “The Cracks”

Brighton sleaze-rock connoisseurs Strange Cages have just dropped their new EP “The Cracks”, a slice of psychedelic-meets-psychosis that could happily soundtrack a Hammer Horror reboot. Strange Cages have always borrowed a lot from cult heroes The Cramps, but the selection of tracks on offer here push further away from this // Read More

by × June 26, 2017 ×

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The Month In Grime – May

The Month In Grime – May

What a month it’s been with a tonne of new EPs dropping it was quite hard to carve out a personal top ten this month, but I’ve managed to get a selection together just in time. Here we go: Jakebob – Gods Gift EP Of all the new wave grime producers // Read More

by × May 30, 2017 ×

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The Month In Grime – March / April Special

The Month In Grime – March / April Special

Despite our absence at the end of March, we’re very happy to bring you an extended edition of ‘The Month In Grime’ which will be showcasing the last two month’s releases. Let’s kick it off straight away with the latest release from Rapture 4D. Rapture 4D – Unrelated Grime Even // Read More

by × May 9, 2017 ×

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Sweetmates drop a four track Disco Turd, and it sounds great

Sweetmates drop a four track Disco Turd, and it sounds great

    Just when you thought your summer wasn’t going to have a soundtrack, Sweetmates have dropped their debut EP, and it’s a banger. Combining the house-inspired electronic drums of producer Declan Rogers with singer/guitarist Sam Bunker’s emotional lyricism, Disco Turd manages to straddle the indie/electro divide like it’s the // Read More

by × April 1, 2017 ×

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Bleed Again release their video for “Through My Eyes”

Bleed Again release their video for “Through My Eyes”

Bleed Again have been painting the south coast red for the past three years with their unique brand of thrashy metalcore.

by × February 1, 2017 ×

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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 ×

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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 ×