Mala is a legend. In this 17-minute video, Mala’s Record Box, he pays tribute to the influence of John Peel on exposing new music in the UK – a presence still sorely missed. He shares the influences that helped develop his own sound, as well as a history of jungle, drum ‘n bass and the early […]

If there’s one thing Summer weather makes me think of….it’s UK Garage. Here are some of my favorite tracks – so many more gems I’d love to share but they aren’t online. Maybe a good thing to have them as vinyl only! > Right as Rhythm: UKG Summertime Playlist on YouTube Tracklist // Discogs links: 1. Narrows […]

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 […]

UK DJ Oneman, seen mostly tearing up Rinse FM as well as UK’s Boiler Room nights, drops a filthy mix for a free download called “Solitaire Vol 1”. Also worth checking out is his Fabriclive mix. Additional shouts to his lady, photographer Ysa Perez. Mp3 available on the front page of his site, or check […]