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Interview with Jammer: Can grime be like fine wine? Does it get better with age?, Arts

Interview with Jammer: Can grime be like fine wine? Does it get better with age?

It wasn’t until I heard Fast Life on Logan Sama’s Kiss100 Monday night show that I realise the listening potential involved.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 9 July 2013 at 6:00 am

Touching Bass: Lord Of The Mics 4 – Return of the Mic, Music

Touching Bass: Lord Of The Mics 4 – Return of the Mic

Back when VGA camera phones were still all the rage, grime was in its relative musical element. By 2004, many had loosened the shackles on the early term, eskibeat, and instead accepted grime as the conclusive phrase to describe this inner city sound.

By | Music | Tuesday, 18 December 2012 at 1:12 pm

The evolution of UK Bass, Arts

The evolution of UK Bass

Later this week the Red Bull Music Academy hosts its third Culture Clash, a huge music competition which pits four soundsystems against one another. To celebrate the return of the event, Red Bull have hired the historical skills of Elijah (of the Butterz label) to produce a timeline of UK ‘bass’/electronic music. It includes quotes from Red Bull Music Academy lecturers and selected journalists to create a complete history of the music, and I have it exclusively.

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 5 November 2012 at 4:00 am

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