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A beginner’s guide to: Stormzy

  Everyone knows Stormzy. You know, the bloke that was on Sunday Brunch? Did that interview with Graham Norton once, makes grime music, but is also beloved by your gran, who thinks he ‘seems like a lovely chap’. What’s that, you haven’t heard of him? That’s a disaster, you’ve got // Read More

by × April 13, 2018 ×

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A beginner’s guide to: Gucci Mane

A beginner’s guide to: Gucci Mane

Here is a not at all exhaustive list of names Gucci Mane has been known by: Gucci Mane, Guwop, La Flare, Mr. Zone 6, Trap God, Radric Davis (but only if you’re his mother). Whilst collecting names, he’s also pioneered trap as a genre, elevated Migos to fame, been in // Read More

by × April 4, 2018 ×

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A beginner’s guide to: Wiley

A beginner’s guide to: Wiley

The originator himself, Wiley is widely regarded as the founder of grime, and the one who has done the most to ensure its continued existence. That being said, it doesn’t change the fact that he hardly ever performs anywhere he’s booked to play; Wiley once described himself as like the // Read More

by × March 26, 2018 ×

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Album Review: Migos – Culture II

Album Review: Migos – Culture II

Clocking in at an hour and 45 minutes long, Migos’ latest offering can hardly be accused of holding back on content. The problem is, a lot of the content on offer just isn’t that…good. The reason the original Culture became such a breakout hit for the trio was that they // Read More

by × February 6, 2018 ×

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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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Why you should be at AFROPUNK London this weekend

Why you should be at AFROPUNK London this weekend

AFROPUNK may have been held in New York since 2005, but last year was the first time it made the foray across the Atlantic, and into London. As much a political statement as a music festival, the event promises “an eclectic line-up and an audience as diverse as the acts they // Read More

by × July 19, 2017 ×

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10 moments that changed grime forever

10 moments that changed grime forever

With Stormzy’s debut album topping the charts and Boy Better Know headlining The Other Stage at Glastonbury, it’s safe to say that grime is back in a big way. But how did it get from ‘I Luv U’ to ‘Rolex Sweep’ and back again? We’ve picked out ten moments that // Read More

by × July 14, 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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20 acts to see at this year’s Great Escape festival (4/4)

20 acts to see at this year’s Great Escape festival (4/4)

The final week of our 20 ones to watch for The Great Escape, and we thought we’d wake you up a bit by suggesting a few more out-there artists to go and see. We can’t promise everyone on this list is good in a conventional sense, but they’re all interesting, // Read More

by × May 17, 2017 ×