A documentary series about some of the musical styles that have developed in the west of England, and particularly the city of Bristol. Sounds of the West Part 1 – Techno Sounds of the West Part 2 – Drum n Bass Sounds of the West Part 3 – Dub out West Sounds of the West […]
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 […]
Learn about the UK hardcore scene of the 80s in Music Nation Part 4, Soap the Stamps. You can watch the full-length documentary, listen to the playlist and check out the fashion and style of the scene.
Bristol Bass Oddity, Part 3 of Music Nation, is now available to watch in full on the Dazed website. Dj Die did a mix for the occasion, and you can also read up on the fashion of Bristolians back in the day. Many of the images in the documentary can be found in a fantastic […]
A little 30 minute documentary on Chase & Status’ ‘No More Idols” North American Tour by Liam Underwood. Check it out.
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 SubAtomicSound.com 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 […]
Palladium Boots has produced a great documentary short about the history and how-to of pirate radio in the UK.
From @adamfmusic‘s twitter feed.