Addison Groove
Interviews
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Addison Groove Interview

Nora: So where does the name Addison Groove come from? Addison Groove: The name came from Addison, being the 2009 most popular unisex name in England. I thought to have no sex applied to the name so it could be whatever, male or female. I just googled it and thought …

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Future Classic: Prizm “Volumes EP”
Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Prizm “Volumes EP”

Prizm is an up and coming producer from East London that you need to hear if you’re into that grimey UK Funky sound and all those UK Garage mutations. Well at the very least you’ll be hearing about him from us. I was browsing around on one of my favorite …

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Photek + Pinch “Acid Reign” (Dubplate Version)
Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Photek + Pinch “Acid Reign” (Dubplate Version)

Dubstep really has become quite easy to make fun of these days. I don’t remember a music genre facing such a backlash from magazines, critics and bloggers. Thing is, as with absolutely any genre it’s always been about finding the gems. That elusive 5% of geniusness! In fact, you should …

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E1000 “Strange Fruits”
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

E1000 “Strange Fruits”

First of all, I need to inform MIMS readers that I’ve known E1000 aka Emile Gauthier for quite some time. After I moved to Quebec City (the second time), we used to organize the Hiphop is Dead nights and we co-hosted the radio show by the same name. We played …

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Future Classic: Ray Foxx “Butterflies” (Wookie Remix)
Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Ray Foxx “Butterflies” (Wookie Remix)

There is a resurgence of UKG vets brewing across the pond. A very exciting prospect for anyone passionate about the legacy they have left behind, and are still creating. Among the legends making waves is “producer stroke artist stroke remixer and odd jobs man” Wookie, who actually hasn’t released a …

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Addison Groove
Artist Spotlight
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Spotlight: Addison Groove (50 Weapons, UK)

Antony Williams, a.k.a. Addison Groove, started his career under the pseudonym Headhunter, with which he gained legendary status on the dubstep scene. He has dropped seven releases on the influential Tempa label (Benga, Skream), a figure matched only by Skream and Horsepower Productions. His rise culminated in 2010, when he …

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Wookie “FabricLive Promo Mix”
Mix Of The Day
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Mix of the Day: Wookie “FabricLive Promo Mix”

Big news for all you Garage-heads; it looks like another legend of the scene will be making some big noise this year as Wookie readies a new single and prepares to play Fabric at the end of the month. The club’s website has recently released a small interview with the …

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Gilles Peterson “Soundsystem Culture and Dancefloor Retrospective” – BBC Radio1
Mix Of The Day
House / Techno Jazz Soul UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Gilles Peterson “Soundsystem Culture and Dancefloor Retrospective” – BBC Radio1

It’s really strange for me to listen to the last few Gilles Peterson Worldwide shows on BBC Radio1. Other than the Montreal people who have helped and influenced me along the way, Gilles has always been my biggest influence. I started listening to the show in 2001 and have been …

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Future Classic: Todd Edwards “Shall Go EP”
Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Todd Edwards “Shall Go EP”

I’m officially calling this a highlight of 2012! Thanks to homie Azamat B, who has undoubtedly been paying attention to the ever-growing label Body High (DJ Sliink, DJ Funeral), for making me aware of a new Todd Edwards EP available next Tuesday. At first Body High seemed like a very …

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Forgotten Treasure: Smith & Mighty “B Line Fi Blow”
Forgotten Treasures
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Smith & Mighty “B Line Fi Blow” (2002)

Killer Killer reissue of this 2002 track from Bristol’s Smith & Mighty taken from their 3rd and last record as a group called “Life Is…”, released on 2002 on !K7. It was wisely re-released on Punch Drunk back in 2010 Their 1995 record called “Bass is Maternal” was one of …

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Future Classic: Randomer “Scruff Box / Get Yourself Together”
Future Classics
House / Techno Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Randomer “Scruff Box / Get Yourself Together” (Hemlock)

Holy shit! Now that’s what I’m talking about. Enough with the R&B samples and the weak sounding drums. Let’s get back to the RAW with this amazing new 12″ from Randomer. Hemlock is usually one of our favorite labels but this one has to rank right up there amongst their …

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Phaeleh “Afterglo 0.01″
Mix Of The Day
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Mix of the Day: Phaeleh “Afterglo 0.01″

Phaeleh (pronounced ‘fella’) is officially my favourite dubstep artist (yes, we know that the term is in constant mutation and is getting harder to define). He has been since I first heard his Afterglo 0.01 mix about a year ago. It would seem silly to make such a statement based …

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