Articles by: Jay Mcdougall

Music

SYZ releases 3 new unheard tracks to SoundCloud

SYZ releases 3 new unheard tracks to SoundCloud

Over the last year or so SYZ has been one of Brighton’s most dazzling exports. He has been putting together multiple releases in collaboration with Cream Collective as well as constantly updating us with mini mixes and exclusive previews. He now resides in Bristol where he is further studying music // Read More

by × May 13, 2015 ×

Music

Amber Van Day releases ‘Breathe’

Amber Van Day releases ‘Breathe’

Brighton’s wide pool of talent never ceases to astound us. The latest name to emerge is Amber Van Day with her first single “Breathe” produced by J.AR.J Music. The track itself is built of an original sounding garage vibe which works perfectly as a base for Amber to experiment over with // Read More

by × May 7, 2015 ×

Music

5 pre-dubstep tunes that you can still play without sounding like a dick

5 pre-dubstep tunes that you can still play without sounding like a dick

Over the last ten years or so a lot of UK underground electronic music has been focused around the same speed. Grime, dubstep, trap, bassline, speed garage  and even some UK dub music all helped to shape what you could call the ‘140 era’ – a decade of genres rising and falling around 140 // Read More

by × April 14, 2015 ×

Reviews

‘Psychedelic fresh air’ – We take a look at Onoe Caponoe’s ‘Voices From Planet Cattele’.

‘Psychedelic fresh air’ – We take a look at Onoe Caponoe’s ‘Voices From Planet Cattele’.

High Focus have certainly continued their seemingly endless run of quality releases with Onoe Caponoe’s latest project ‘Voices From Planet Cattele’. Conceptually, it fits the label perfectly. As always, an abnormal blend of psychedelic themes run throughout the very heart of the project, as well as all around the outside as well. // Read More

by × February 9, 2015 ×

Music

PVC releases ‘Walking With Rhinos’ as a free download

PVC releases ‘Walking With Rhinos’ as a free download

Brighton’s UKG scene has been producing all kinds of power moves over the last few months, with releases on well established labels becoming an everyday occurrence. Every day new tracks are being uploaded and released and Brighton is rapidly becoming one of the hubs of the new UKG/Bassline movement.

by × December 12, 2014 ×

Reviews

“Lose yourself to find the answers” – We look at Jam Baxter’s new release

“Lose yourself to find the answers” – We look at Jam Baxter’s new release

When it comes to originality and innovation within the genre, Jam Baxter is renowned for his unorthodox approach, leading to some fantastic creations. ‘…So We Ate Them Whole’ is the latest project in his ever more impressive discography and really does make a point of pushing the boundaries within underground // Read More

by × November 26, 2014 ×

Articles

PSA end the year in style – The Underdog 2014

PSA end the year in style – The Underdog 2014

Brighton based clothing label Pear Shaped Apparel have launched another new range. Following the release of their John Lewis collection, this latest set of quality apparel is named “The Underdog Collection” really does represent PSA’s evolution as a brand.

by × October 31, 2014 ×

Music

An evening with Normanton Street – We take a look at their latest video

An evening with Normanton Street – We take a look at their latest video

Normanton Street truly are a revelation. From regular live shows up and down the country, to their insane turnaround time on recordings, they are setting paces that few are able to keep up with. Their latest video is for their new single ‘One Evening’ and is the latest in an // Read More

by × October 14, 2014 ×

Music

Three Times the Music Industry Won

Three Times the Music Industry Won

From time to time everybody loves a good rant about how the music industry ruins so many artists, or about how certain songs were made only to sell records. The majority of the time it’s a justified point to make.

by × September 22, 2014 ×