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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
You can now watch Part 2 of Music Nation, Berkshire Goes Balearic, on Dazed. Music Nation is a 5-part documentary series on Channel 4 about underground music culture in the UK. Part 1, Brandy & Coke, is also online and available to watch in-full.
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 […]