The final episode of Music Nation traces this history of jungle. Watch it here and as always there are some excellent photos and a playlist to accompany the documentary. All five parts of Music Nation in case you missed them: Part 1: Brandy & Coke Part 2: Berkshire goes Balearic Part 3: Bristol Bass Oddity Part 4: Soap the […]

From the video description: This fascinating, brilliant 20-minute video narrates the history of the “Amen Break,” a six-second drum sample from the b-side of a chart-topping single by The Winston’s from 1969. This sample was used extensively in early hip-hop and sample-based music, and became the basis for drum&bass and jungle music — a six-second […]

From the YouTube channel. Respect the foundation! The past & future of dub from the seminal Blackboard Jungle album produced by Lee Scratch Perry along with King Tubby, 1973, Jamaica, to Scratch’s recent Blackboard Jungle versions and dubstep remixes with Dubblestandart, Subatomic Sound System, and Jahdan Blakkamoore, representing the sounds of dub today. Includes […]