Articles by: Jay Mcdougall

Reviews

At the forefront of grime music – We listen to Tumble Audio’s Roadman Anthems

At the forefront of grime music – We listen to Tumble Audio’s Roadman Anthems

When it comes to movements within EDM, there are few gaining momentum as fast as Tumble Audio. As well as organising sell out shows up and down the country, their tenth release Roadman Anthems was made available today for digital download.

by × September 15, 2014 ×

Reviews

“Snap shots of things I was going through” – Verb T on his new album

“Snap shots of things I was going through” – Verb T on his new album

Since the release of ‘I Remain’ Verb T’s ever loyal fan base have been eagerly anticipating a follow up project. At long long last we have it. ‘Medicated Dreams’ is the story of Verb T’s own personal struggles with Crohn’s disease and the backlash of emotions that come taking regular medication // Read More

by × September 11, 2014 ×

Reviews

I went to Notting Hill Carnival with my dad

I went to Notting Hill Carnival with my dad

After 15 years, I finally managed to make it back to Notting Hill Carnival. The first time I attended the largest and most notorious street festival in the UK, I was only 5, and have been told many times about my complaints of it being “too loud”. For one reason // Read More

by × August 29, 2014 ×

Reviews

Corrine Bailey Rae crossed with James Blake – We review Vivyd Dream’s debut EP

Corrine Bailey Rae crossed with James Blake – We review Vivyd Dream’s debut EP

Everyone is an experimental genius these days, that’s just the way it is. To find an avenue you can fit into has never been harder in the music industry than it is today, so to see an act hit the jackpot is extremely refreshing.

by × July 21, 2014 ×

Reviews

Soul in the wilderness – We listen to Rag N Bone Man’s new album ‘Wolves’

Soul in the wilderness – We listen to Rag N Bone Man’s new album ‘Wolves’

Since performing all around the country as the lead support act for Bastille, the words on everyone’s lips have been ‘When will Rag N Bone Man release an album’.

by × July 18, 2014 ×

Reviews

Why rap music shouldn’t be serious – We listen to Enlish’s ‘Delicious Heat’

Why rap music shouldn’t be serious – We listen to Enlish’s ‘Delicious Heat’

Those who have heard of Enlish will know how entertaining this tape was likely to be before they had even jumped online to download it for free off of his Bandcamp. Big Dave, head honcho of Rap Group is finally back with his brand new mixtape “Delicious Heat”.

by × June 25, 2014 ×

Reviews

Listen to Elli Ingram’s innovative new track – All Caught Up

Listen to Elli Ingram’s innovative new track – All Caught Up

To put it in simple terms, there is next to nothing to criticize when it comes to Elli Ingram’s recent releases. Her recent EP, entitled ‘The Doghouse’ sent instant shock waves around a genre bracket which has either become slightly stale or has been flooded with a string of bang // Read More

by × June 24, 2014 ×

Music

Are you taking the piss? – Gi3mo releases new video for ‘Seat Down’

Are you taking the piss? – Gi3mo releases new video for ‘Seat Down’

As Gi3mo said himself, there appears to be very little bad rap music coming out of Brighton at the moment. The standard has definitely risen since this time two years ago. The main thing that really separates Brighton’s hip hop community from that of other cities is that our sense // Read More

by × June 10, 2014 ×

Interviews

Roska (Credit: Rinse FM)

Rinse FM’s Roska thinks that Brighton has the best crowds

A few weeks ago we were invited down to Standard Jam’s latest event, which featured two of the UK’s most progressive and influential DJs. One of those present was Rinse FM’s Roska.

by × June 9, 2014 ×