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 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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