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Shokunin, Tolstoy and Gonzo Lyricism – An Interview with MC Sense

In Features, Interviews by LindsaySunshine

It’s impossible to deny the contributions made to the scene by the underground veterans such as SP:MC, DRS and Stamina but the last few years have seen an emergence in artists blurring the boundaries between MCing and poetry  touching upon a wide variety of subjects, anywhere from politics to science, from love to religion.  These guys have almost paved the …

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Fabriclive Summer Season 2015

In Events, Music by Nick

We’re excited as ever to see what Fabric have up their sleeves, and with the new Summer announcements having just been revealed I think it’s safe to say you won’t be disappointed! Headline acts include Alix Perez B2B Ivy Lab, Icicle (live) dBridge, Marcus Intalex & Calibre who take control of room 2 all night long. Label nights throughout the Summer months …

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Digital & Spirit – ‘The Wolf’ EP – Metalheadz

In Features, Music by CommotionLeave a Comment

When you hear the name Metalheadz, you instantly think forward thinking, innovative, breaking boundaries, always striving to release the most cutting edge drum and bass out there and generally bad ass. So when I heard there next release would be ‘The Wolf EP” by the mighty duo that is Digital & Spirit I got very excited indeed. These two have been smashing up dance floors …

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Cyberfunk – Existence EP

In Features, Music by Hanna

Consider the definition of the word cyberpunk for a second… A genre of science fiction set in a lawless subculture of an oppressive society dominated by computer technology. Maybe it’s apparent to you that Drum & Bass heavyweight Xtrah wasn’t lost for a conceptual anchor when rolling out the foundation for his brand new label, Cyberfunk. wenty eight year old …

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Born & Bred – 6th June

In Events, Music by Franklin

“A One Day Festival Event Championing True London Sounds Forged In The Big Smoke.” Found are back to Haggerston Park this June to present a brand new day festival you’ve probably heard of already, ‘Born & Bred’. There are four stages across the park including one solely dedicated to Swamp 81, dirty. Easily some of the biggest names currently in …

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New Video: The Four Owls ft. Smellington Piff – ‘Dawn of a New Day’

In Music by Leslie

I don’t know if anybody else gets this, but I tend to get a bit stressed out and regularly panic buy in record shops? As a result, I have quite a few 12”s that I genuinely have no idea why I purchased… they’re kind of hidden, gathering dust at the back… The Four Owls second album ‘Natural Order’  is totally the opposite, …

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5 Reasons we Cannot Wait for Boom Bap 2015

In Events, Features by Leslie

Just under 2 months to go until myself and around 2000 others will be roaming the fields of Mildenhall, beer in hand, immersing ourselves in the 4 elements of hip-hop. This will be my first year at Boom Bap and I can’t bloody wait! o honestly, I’m pretty new to UKHH, even as recently as Jehst’s 2014 tour I was …