Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Zomby “Ultra”

via Bleep: Zomby marks his first new gear on Hyperdub in eight years with the elusive club constructions of Ultra. Fourteen tracks that sculpt a neon-lit blend of eski grime, hardcore junglist futurism and cyberpunk UKG blues. Coming nine years after his first 12″, Ultra showcases all the styles and …

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MIMS Lists
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

90’s GARAGE – The US & UK Connection

By: The Rawsoul, Dr.Love & Lexis A few years ago we wrote a feature on the history of UK Garage, from its foundation to the family tree of sub-genres. (Link) Since Lexis & Dr.Love have been doing UK Garage Forever nights in Montreal these past few years we thought an …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Flava D “Fabriclive 88”

via Fabric London: Flava D has made a rapid ascent to the top of the bass music tree. Within a few short years, she has gone from anonymously selling loops on Myspace, to selling out venues and packing festival arenas as an instantly-recognizable headliner. After catching Wiley’s ear with her productions, …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Flowdan “Disaster Piece”

via Tru Thoughts: Disaster Piece is the heavy new album from one of the founding members of UK grime crew Roll Deep, MC Flowdan. “Calling the album Masterpiece would have been a liberty” Flowdan states. “I feel like I’m coming from disaster. Like my area. I witnessed disaster from just …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Gqom Oh! “Crudo Volta Mixtape”

via Gqom Oh!: The word Crudo [ˈkruːdo] in Italian translates as “raw” and this is the overarching concept around the latest Gqom Oh! Release. It is a collaboration between Gqom Oh! with Crudo Volta – a young Rome-based collective who focused on visual curation and dj culture. The mixtape is …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Horsepower Productions “Crooks Crime & Corruption”

via Juno: Scholars of UK bass culture will know just how much of an integral role Horsepower Productions played in the formation of dubstep, teasing darker strains of sub-bass into garage at the turn of the century. Four years on from their last album, dubstep pioneers Horsepower Productions are back …

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Logic “Blues For You” (1994)

Logic‘s “Blues For You” released in 1994 on Strictly Rhythm, quite simply one of the greatest house tracks of all-time, with production by Wayne Gardiner, one of 90’s house music’s unsung heroes. He also made tracks under a few other aliases including Classic Man, Track Masters, Essence and Sound Source. Listening …

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Beats UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Swindle announces upcoming “Peace, Love & Music LP” LP on Butterz

via Butterz: “Peace, Love & Music is the result of Swindle’s experiences touring globally over the past two years. Constantly meeting other talented musicians and seeing new places helped naturally form an album that brings together friends and family from across the world together for the first time. We visit …

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Guest Mix
Beats UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Guest Mix: ETCH (Keysound / Soundman Chronicles)

It’s a rainy gray day here in Montreal so I thought i’d shout out a mix that works with that vibe. It’s a session i’ve been waiting to share for a few weeks. It grabbed me right from the opening seconds (with a forgotten classic from legendary UK ground Leftfield) …

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Dj Mixes
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Mix of the Day: ETCH “Bastion”

It’s a rainy gray day here in Montreal so I thought i’d shout out a mix that works with that vibe. It’s a session i’ve been waiting to share for a few weeks. It grabbed me right from the opening seconds (with a forgotten classic from legendary UK ground Leftfield) …

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Forgotten Treasures
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Ultra-Rare (and dope) records in UK Garage History

Words by Lexis & Dr.Love: The goal here isn’t necessarily to showcase the only the rarest records, it’s also to talk about slightly overlooked ones as well. Of course an original copy of “Stone Cold” by Groove Chronicles, “Cape Fear” by KMA or tons of El-B (aka Ghost), Anthill Mob, …

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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Flava D releases 12 track “More Love” Album

New record from Flava D, one of our favorite producers right now. Highly Recommended! From Flava D: “Thank you to all my supporters that have stuck by me on my musical journey. This is my most personal project that I have done to date, and is my most versatile work …

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