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

Mix of the Day: DJ EZ “BBC Essential Mix” (2015)

Huge one right here! One of the true legends of the classic UK Garage sound steps up to the seminal “Essential Mix” series on the BBC. (Unless i’m wrong, I think it’s his first appearance on the series) I had the pleasure of playing with EZ a couple months which …

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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

THE NEW FACE OF UK GARAGE – Our Top 10 New School Producers

Written by Lexis & Dr.Love Although we’re not based in the UK, our faithful readers know that we’re really passionate about UK Garage (and all of its sub-sub genres). We have been involved in the UKG movement since the late 90’s in Montreal. A few years ago we wrote about …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Swindle “Summer Fruits”

When Gilles Peterson‘s Brownswood Records announced that they were releasing an EP from young British producer Swindle it sounded like a match made in heaven. And it certainly lived up to the hype. I wanted to share my favourite track from the “Walter’s Call” EP which is called “Summer Fruits” …

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Special Themes
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Classic Grime Riddims – Mix by Son Raw

You already know we’re huge fans of UK Garage and its family tree of sub-genres. Although we have lots of love for Grime (both the foundations and current sounds) it’s the one style that we feel we need more digging into. We reached out to our man Son Raw who is …

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Exclusive Preview
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Exclusive Download: CAIN “Undergate” (Fine Grains Records)

We’re happy to present an exclusive download track from CAIN, one of our favorite new talents who releases music on Fine Grains Records which also happens to be one of our favourite young record labels. Fine Grains don’t release a ton of projects (three official EP’s so far) but everything …

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MIMS Lists
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

UK GARAGE HISTORY & FAMILY TREE: 20 YEARS OF UKG!

Words by: Lexis & Dr.Love Foreword It’s really pretty incredible that after 20 years, the influence of the UK Garage is still very present. From its early incarnations around 1994, British Garage has had a huge impact over urban music in the UK with artists like Dizzee Rascal, Burial, Wiley, The Streets, …

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

Classic Mixes: Matt Jam Lamont (Tuff Jam) “The Jam Experience 1993 TDK Sessions”

Now here is a real treat for all the house and garage heads out there. This is a really intriguing find actually because it represents the missing link between the US Garage sound and the birth of UK Garage in the mid-90’s. Matt “Jam” Lamont was one of the two …

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