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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: 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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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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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 ×

Articles, Music, What's On

20 acts to see at this year’s Great Escape festival (3/4)

20 acts to see at this year’s Great Escape festival (3/4)

Another week, another five acts. It’s bloody exhausting, isn’t it? But it’s worth it, because all of them are great, so stop complaining. See below for this week’s five, don’t enjoy yourselves too much (but do enjoy yourself a little bit). Salen Salen is a village in Sweden with 652 // Read More

by × May 5, 2017 ×

Music

Jordan Comolli has just dropped a banger

Jordan Comolli has just dropped a banger

Young Brightonian Jordan Comolli first came to my attention a couple of years back when he released Paranormal on Hucci’s label Veyron Arche. Since then, he has been releasing some great music and has played shows in Canada, Germany, Greece, Poland and of course here in the UK. 4U is JC’s // Read More

by × March 14, 2017 ×

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The top 5 ad libs in grime

The top 5 ad libs in grime

  Ad libs are weird, let’s get that out of the way first. Evolving from phrases like “uh-huh” or “yeah” designed to fill spaces between lines, today’s ad libs are a hell of a lot more creative. US rappers like 2 Chainz and Lil Jon are almost more famous for // Read More

by × February 23, 2017 ×

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Why grime isn’t the new punk (and why that’s a good thing)

Why grime isn’t the new punk (and why that’s a good thing)

With grime’s recent re-appearance in the mainstream of popular music a lot of articles have been written about where it came from and what it can be compared to. Amongst these comparisons a popular one is that grime is the modern day equivalent of punk. Whilst the two seem to // Read More

by × February 9, 2017 ×

Reviews

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 ×