Africa Hitech – Recorded Set (Live in Toronto)
Dj Mixes
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Africa Hitech – Recorded Set (Live in Toronto)

So happy the boys from Africa Hitech decided to share this with the people. They just got done with their North American SUREFIRE Sound tour that saw them kill the US and Canada along with guests like Sepalcure, Distal and the homeboy Dibia$e. I had the pleasure to play with …

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

Pearson Sound / Ramadanman “BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix”

Myself and Guilty had the pleasure of playing with David aka Pearson Sound / Ramadanman last spring in Montreal and it was great to witness a guy that’s as interesting behind the decks and he is behind the production board. And lord knows he’s one of the dopest producers of …

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Future Classic: Zomby “Nothing” EP
Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Zomby “Nothing” EP

I am huge Zomby fan but I was (just) a bit disappointed with this years “Dedication” LP, a little bit too heavy on the crazy arpeggiators for my taste. But you know, now that I think about it; the record was pretty damn strong. (Haha, ok this post makes no …

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A Made Up Sound “Take The Plunge”
Future Classics
House / Techno Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: A Made Up Sound “Take The Plunge” (AMS 005)

If you’re not already familiar with Dave Huismans’ work, the man behind broken-beat moniker 2562 and dub techno alias A Made up Sound, you have a lot of catching up to do. Fresh off the release of his THIRD full length album as 2562 “Fever”, Huismans’ creative flow cannot be …

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Forgotten Treasure: Mark Pritchard & Steve Spacek “Turn it On”
Forgotten Treasures
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Mark Pritchard & Steve Spacek “Turn it On” (2007)

Since Africa Hi-Tech are in Montreal for the first time this friday (details here) I figured i’d post at least one forgotten treasure from Mark Pritchard‘s and Steve Spacek‘s unbelievable musical resume of the last 15 years. I decided to go with a fairly recent one (released in 2007 but …

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Future Classic: Blacksmif “Turtle Gets A Shell”
Future Classics
Beats UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Blacksmif “Turtle Gets A Shell”

If you’re into James Blake, Ifan Dafydd and other post-dubstep producers, then Blacksmif is definitely for you. With a distinctively soulful sound, Yemi Olagbaiye (of his real name) has been putting out a lot of quality material within the past year. Turtle Gets A Shell which I first heard through …

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Future Classic: Mosca “The Wavey EP” (3024 Records)
Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Mosca “The Wavey EP” (3024 Records)

Pretty dazzling EP from Mosca who is quickly becoming everyone’s IT producer in 2011! Deadly modern techno from one of the best! Dom Perignon’, a cavernous roller with a gravity inverting bass drum and dub-infused atmospherics – a nice locked-in groove. ‘Orange Jack’ , is a deep skeletal booty bass …

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Floating Points “Sais” (Video)
Music Documentaries
Beats UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Floating Points “Sais” (Video)

Floating Points – Sais from Will Hurt on Vimeo. Taken from the forthcoming Shadows EP. Visuals created live in realtime by Will Hurt as part of their ongoing live A/V collaboration.

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Mak 10 - Nasty FM - Mak Ten - DJ
MIMS Lists
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

MAK 10 presents “My Most Influencial Tracks”

No introduction needed. DJ MAK 10 is a pioneer in the UK GRIME scene. MAK’s career started with the infamous N.A.S.T.Y. CREW, which developed most of grimes biggest acts to date with the likes of Dizzee Rascal, Kano, Ghetto, D double E, Footsie, Monkee (Newham Generals), Jammer, JME, Skepta, Dirty …

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T Williams – FACT Mix #294
Dj Mixes
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

T Williams – FACT Mix #294

When I come across an all vinyl mix, the likelihood of me listening to it goes up by 100%. The fact that this one comes from UK underground guru T Williams made it a no brainer. And this one is reFRESHing. Navigating through classic house, broken-beat future jazz, and UK …

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King Midas Sound - Without You
Music Documentaries
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

King Midas Sound – Documentary (Parts 1 & 2)

Interesting mini doc on King Midas Sound, a great three piece collective that I had the pleasure to interview 2 years ago. (link to the interview) “On KMS’ new record called “Without You”, Kevin Martin (aka The Bug) takes the art of versioning seriously, hence this whole album of King …

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Future Classic: Altered Natives “Tenement Yard Vol.2″
Future Classics
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Altered Natives “Tenement Yard Vol.2”

After listening to this LP for a few weeks now, I’m very happy to finally be able to share this with you all. Altered Natives‘ second “Tenement Yard” LP drops today on his own Eye4Eye label. Other than the fact that he makes absolutely outstanding music, my crew and I …

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