They may take their name from people who play my nan’s favourite game but for Dutch duo Bingo Players that’s where the similarities end. As their latest track ‘Rattle (Get up)’ reaches number one in the UK singles chart, Chris McKay caught up with Maarten Hoogstraten and Paul Baumer, who make up Bingo Players, to find out a little more about the double act.
Very few Hip Hop artists have mastered the fine art of consistently delivering, while remaining on top. Rapper Cormega is one such artist and I met with him earlier this week while he was in London at Tribe 7 Studios to hear about his forthcoming album entitled Mega Philosophy produced by the Large Professor.
Back when grime was still called sublow, Youngstar was an eight bar rhythm champion. Ten years on, the genre is still arguably pulsating and he’s still about to celebrate his classic cut ‘Pulse X’ hitting a decade. We caught up to chat about Dizzie Rascal, the genre in the US and grimy classics.
US hip-hop’s hottest property Kendrick Lamar touches down for a series of shows in the U.K. this week.
Ahead of their return to Bognor Regis this weekend, Charlotte Hotham, Director of the Bugged Out! Weekender, shares some of her advice for how to throw the kind of party that people will still be talking about for months – years! – to come.
“Nobody has the right version anyway so I’m not super bothered,” recently turned 24-year-old Nicky Romero retorts when I ask him how he feels about people illegal downloading his new track.
Rudimental’s 2012 saw them catapulted into widespread consciousness after a year full of contagious chart fillers and a feel good ethic that hopscotched genres with ease.
One Direction has released their latest music video ‘Kiss You’, a single from their album Take Me Home (2012)
Rework is an electronic music trio made up of members Daniel Varga, Michael Kuebler and Sascha Hedgehog. They produce a variety of different styles from the minimal dancefloor-orientated Tell Me Why (which was released on the much-lauded Items & Things label) through to the more folky Wrong In All Our Ways. I recently spoke to Michael about the group’s history.
Dolan Bergin and Ajay Jayaram were already big fish in the ever-swimming London party scene before they teamed up to form Broken and Uneven. Over the last few months, The Hydra, a special series of events they created featuring the best of today’s electronic music have been the parties on everyone’s lips.
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