Fans of Kevin Martin’s alter ego The Bug, the ragga maestro with an arsenal of post nuclear apocalyptic dancehall, don’t have to wait much longer for a follow up to 2008’s London Zoo.
The Goethe Institute in Kenya along with the Centre for Postcolonial Studies at the University of Naples have embarked on a project called Ten Cities. The idea? To look through the developing world and confront their club culture.
Here’s an exclusive stream of Red Bull Music Academy’s Fireside Chat show with Seth Troxler, one of the people who inspired me to throw myself in the deep end of house and techno – and to follow the career path I have taken over the last year or so.
Almost a year ago to the day I met Robert James at WMC in Miami. I was already aware of who he was and what he did – as a member of the Hot Creations crew, he’d had numerous releases via Jamie Jones’ popular label and its subsiduries and he’d also been travelling the world as one of the crew’s main DJs. Here’s the resulting interview…
Earl Gateshead and Daddy Ad explain why Trojan Records have decided to release a remix record of their recent sold out Africa LP, and why reggae is the perfect tonic to an ever looming global mindset of apathy and material gluttony.
On the brink of the release of their fourth full-length studio album Sempiternal; Bring Me The Horizon are at the forefront of the British metal scene and are spearheading the resurgence of modern British bands. I talked to frontman Oliver Sykes about purging inner troubles, the band’s religious connotations and isolation in recording.
Dark Sky have developed a shadowy, earthy sound reminiscent of the London city streets where they now host a NTS radio slot every other week. Their latest release sees them join forces with Ben Westbeech’s house music alter ego, Breach, for an EP engulfed in outright two-stepping bounciness. We talked about polar bears, the joys of tax-free busking and grime deviant, Trim.
A number of weeks ago Emeralds kicked the bucket. Cherished by their fans, championed by the critics.
Scandinavia’s music industry is on the up. Thanks to oil money, government investment, and streaming services – the suits are smiling. But at the By:Larm conference in Oslo delegates and speakers are still depressed. We’ve been here before.
Dexplicit plans to release twelve instrumental EPs over the next 12 months, with the first coming out at the end of February.
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