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Clash review
03.07.14

All hustle, no muscle? Of course not...

Under The Radar review
07.08.14

At times Jungle have felt like an enigma wrapped in a riddle. The elusive British duo—whose LP will surely be counted amongst the year's most anticipated releases—manage to...

The Quietus review
16.07.14

"It's a lot like Gorillaz, where the art is at the forefront of it and, just like us, Damon sits behind the scenes," said Jungle's Josh Lloyd-Watson to Clash earlier this year...

NME review
07.07.14

The elusive London duo's debut is a surefire summer party-starter but comes with a subtle dark side

Insound review
19.03.14

In Mermelada Dorada Aries keeps moving me, like almost no other artist in this country moves me. I like not being able to define everything she does, not being able to trap her in...

XLR8R review
24.10.13

Yes, I'm Elastic, the latest EP by New York City's Daniel Fisher (a.k.a. Physical Therapy), follows on the producer's deranged sense of fun. Stylistically, Fisher is not...

XLR8R review
26.09.13

Newcomer Etch is the latest artist to be signed to the UK's Keysound label, which has had a strong showing so far this year with the release of Wen's XLR8R Pick'd Commotion EP, E...

Clash review
28.06.13

An album of genuine spirit...

The Quietus review
28.02.13

At five in the morning, when the seafront is empty of everything apart from the scattered remains of bonfires and the odd sleeping drunk, and the bruised sky melts between the...

Resident Advisor review
01.11.12

Photek's return has been remarkably difficult to parse, with the drum & bass legend taking on dubstep-indebted styles with a big-room sensibility that could range from passable to...

NME review
06.08.12

Another weekend dance track to fall in love with

Hippopotamusic recommendation
06.08.12

Dub-infused drum and bass from the Melting Pot

Resident Advisor review
03.04.12

A man who once confessed to spending aeons replicating the sound of a ninja throwing star to form percussion, the intricate beat programming on the drum & bass records Rupert...

XLR8R review
03.04.12

The latest installation in !K7's venerable DJ Kicks series sees veteran producer Rupert Parkes (a.k.a. Photek) navigating territory outside of his norm. Mostly known for his...

Resident Advisor review
11.01.12

Released in 1996, Plug's Drum 'n' Bass for Papa might not have had the ubiquity of Goldie's Timeless or Reprazent's New Forms, but it had something many other drum & bass albums...

Pitchfork review
20.01.12

In the 1990s, the Cornish electronic musician Luke Vibert offered a pranksterish take on drum & bass under the Plug moniker. This collection of recordings from 1995-1998...

XLR8R review
22.10.11

London's MA1 is a veteran DJ, someone who came up in the late-'90s/early-'00s garage scene and eventually found his way onto Rinse FM, where he continues to pilot a weekly show...