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Punk News review
01.04.14

It's that time again. Another fearless moment in the world of pop-punk. Time to hold no punches. Time to unleash the fury. That banter aside, it's a given that these Punk Goes...

AudioCred review
26.02.14

Diplo and Switch’s dancehall project, Major Lazer, delighted me with Guns Don’t Kill People, Lazers Do, and they’ve continued to surprise me ever since. Their latest EP...

The Quietus review
12.02.14

Lee "Scratch" Perry is widely recognised as being one of the most significant musical innovators of his time, a force majeure in terms of influence and scope. There seems hardly...

Afro Monk review
29.01.14

Dub FX has been on my radar since day one… I remember seeing ridiculous videos of him absolutely killing it busking back in the day. He (deservedly) became a worldwide phenomenon...

XLR8R review
04.11.13

Brian Durr (a.k.a. BD1982, a moniker that combines his initials and year of birth) is a producer, label co-owner, touring DJ, and a man familiar with foreign environments. The...

XLR8R review
29.10.13

The recent transition of Croydon dubstep pioneer Skream (a.k.a. Oliver Jones) towards disco and house has been greeted with a fair bit of consternation in some circles. It's not...

Insound review
24.09.13

10 Ft. Ganja Plant is back with a followup to last year's critically acclaimed instrumental album. Skycatcjer sees 'The Plant' doing what they do best...infusing that old school...

NME review
29.08.13

Be warned – this sword will leave an indelible mark

The Quietus review
30.08.13

Three years ago, Matthew Barnes emerged from The Wirral with an almost album-length EP, Dagger Paths. It immediately caught the attention of the music press with its strange...

NME review
27.08.13

The Midlands is a crowded field these days, but with ‘The Grace’, Troumaca more than hold their own

XLR8R review
22.08.13

Skeptical listeners should be forgiven for pigeonholing South London Ordnance as a UK bass guy. Granted, he is a UK bass guy, but He Do the Police in Different Voices, his latest...

Resident Advisor review
08.08.13

Deep house is a description so overused in dance music that it has become almost meaningless. But how else would you define the output of Tuscany's Bosconi Records (our latest...

Resident Advisor review
29.07.13

These days Ikonika emphasises that fun is central to her work, but there was an edgy mania to her first album, 2010's Contact, Love, Want, Have. Recorded in a suburban semi on the...

Clash review
02.08.13

A brilliantly fun, '80s-inspired second album...

Spotinews recomendation
31.07.13

Hi. It’s the last day of the month and here is the recently added new album by Ikonika. Genre: