Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Lando Kal “Further/Time Out”

Lando Kal, aka Antaeus Roy and half of Lazer Sword, released his solo debut EP last month on Hotflush Recordings. Hailed from the Bay Area (Hello, San Francisco!) and now based in Berlin, Lando Kal brings a broad spectrum of influences from Detroit Techno to House to RnB to UK …

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Lexis “UK Garage Forever Vol. 1″ (2 Step Classics)
Radio Show
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Lexis “UK Garage Forever Vol. 1” (2 Step Classics)

I’ve been planning this one for a little while now. If you want to read the whole back story to the mix, I strongly suggest you read my post. I’ve always had a really deep love for UK Garage so when it was time to record this mix it was …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Deadboy – Here

2010 was an extremely successful year of releases for Deadboy. With the success of the “If U Want Me” his Fact Mix,  Ca$h Antic$ and his remix of Drake’s “Fireworks” under his belt he’s on a roll of hits. Deadboy’s newest release titled “HERE” hasn’t lost that momentum generated last …

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Future Classics
Beats UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Free Track: Mount Kimbie “Baves Chord”

Kai Campos and Dom Maker—the prolific London duo known as Mount Kimbie—have announced news of their next EP, Carbonated, to be released June 27 on Hotflush. Among the tunes featured on Carbonated are the title track, and previously unreleased numbers “Bave’s Chords” and “Flux,” along with remixes from Airhead, Peter …

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Forgotten Treasures
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Groove Chronicles “Stone Cold” (1997)

Straight up this is probably my favorite 2step track of all time. Yes, it does fall under the whole UK Garage family tree but it is probably one of the few tracks that describe what the whole 2step sub-genre was. Rolling bassline, Skippy beats, Soulful vocal bits. For any of …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Wiley “Numbers in Action”

Ahhhhh. Sigh of relief… Wiley returns to the Ninja Tune / Big Dada label on which he released one of his best records: 2007’s “Playtime is over” The Eskiboy himself is back on top of a really minimal but effective production that follows in the footsteps of his collaboration with …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Burial “Street Halo”

Yeah, the hardcore heads already know that this has been out for a few days but I like to digest releases for a few days before giving my humble opinion on them. So after almost three years after the last Burial LP – an album that was pretty much hailed …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Instra:mental “Thomp”

Oooh, calling all true Techno & Garage heads. A preview release for the upcoming INSTRA:MENTAL record on NonPlus Records. Other than the fact that Instra:mental aka Boddika are one of my favorite producers in the genre, this is yet another hot project for the very underrated NonPlus Records. They always …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Burial & Four Tet & Thom Yorke “Mirror”

A two track collaborative twelve inch from Burial + Four Tet + Thom Yorke… “A-side is titled ‘EGO’, AA-side titled ‘MIRROR’. Plain black house bag and black label. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, Four Tet, and dubstep enigma Burial have teamed up for a 12″ on Four Tet’s Text record label. Between …

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Dj Mixes
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

2562 aka A Made Up Sound “XLR8R Podcast”

Over the past few years, Dutch producer Dave Huismans (a.k.a. 2562) has carved himself a solid niche in the murky territory that sits between the worlds of dubstep and techno. While he’s best known for his heady, low-end explorations, he also indulges a love for (slightly) clubbier sounds under his …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Von D “Moon Eclipse” ft. Warrior Queen

Ok ok … so this came out a little while back in 2010. With the way music moves these days maybe I should have put this in my forgotten treasures section. But if you haven’t heard it, it’s new to you! Soooo… I wanted to post a track from Von …

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