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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 ×

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A first look at Get Inuit’s new single “Barbiturates”

A first look at Get Inuit’s new single “Barbiturates”

Kent based band Get Inuit have been busy the last few months. Supporting Spring King on tour, playing Reading, Leeds, Y Not, Truck Festival and even squeezing in some headline dates in between, you’d forgive them for having a bit of time off. Instead, they’ve just released a brand new // Read More

by × January 5, 2017 ×

Music, Reviews

Our favourite albums from 2016

Our favourite albums from 2016

2016, while not the best year for global/national politics, terrorism, or vibes generally, still brought plenty to the world of culture and music. Mainly, of course, the deaths of many cultural and musical icons. Okay, it was awful generally. But here are some of our favourite albums of the year – a few golden nuggets of // Read More

by × January 3, 2017 ×

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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 ×

Music, Reviews

Demob Happy at Soundscape, April 2014

Demob Happy / Tigercub Co-Headline at Patterns: Review

Demob Happy are a Brighton institution, and Tigercub aren’t that far behind. With this in mind it’s no surprise that their co-headline show at Patterns sold out in short order, even on a Wednesday night (October 12th). We went along to see what the fuss was all about. A coin // Read More

by × October 14, 2016 ×

Articles, Music, Reviews

Estrons at the Green Door Store: Review

Estrons at the Green Door Store: Review

Fresh off the back of supporting Slaves on their ‘Back in the Van’ tour, Cardiff based 4-piece Estrons returned to the Green Door Store on Saturday (October 8th) to show Brighton that they’re more than worthy of a headline show. Opening without singer Taliesyn, the band launch straight into a // Read More

by × October 12, 2016 ×

Music, Reviews

10,000 Hours is definitely worth your time

10,000 Hours is definitely worth your time

Cee Major is someone I’ve always been excited by since I was first introduced to him on the acapella battle scene circa 2012.

by × August 14, 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 ×