— Shae Universe —

On Port Harcourt, growing up in Watford, collaborating with Ms Banks, Westside Boogie, Etta Bond and more, alignment, self-belief, performing at Twickenham and shining in her own lane. It’s approaching 11pm on December 23rd when Shae Universe and I finally get hold of each other after almost two weeks of trying. “We made it”, sheContinue reading “— Shae Universe —”

— GRIME & DUBSTEP MONTHLY ™ —

A temporary home for monthly Mixmag Grime & Dubstep reviews while the magazine remains out of print — here are November’s picks. Album of the Month: K9 – ‘Cut’ (Bandcamp) Living on record Highlights 1. ‘Tool Time’ 2. ‘Eternal Sin’ 3. ‘Victory Lap’ ft. Rolla, Sgt Stats, Swarvo, Lynxman, Nasty Jack, Direman, Razor, Patman, OneContinue reading “— GRIME & DUBSTEP MONTHLY ™ —”

— Dance System —

On Brighton, Daft Punk, Fine Art, L-Vis 1990, Night Slugs, embracing highs, embracing lows, ’12 Thousand Nights’, finding comfort in isolation and putting the fun back into house music. It’s Thursday evening and Dance System’s blockbuster 20-track mixtape, ‘Where’s The Party At?’, has just been shared with the world in its entirety for the firstContinue reading “— Dance System —”

— GRIME & DUBSTEP MONTHLY ™ —

A temporary home for monthly Mixmag Grime & Dubstep reviews while the magazine remains out of print — here are October’s picks. Album of the Month: Inkke – ‘Below Freezing’ (FWDK Records) From the archives Highlights 1. Blessed 2. Like Silk 3. Shrimp Lover Glasgow-based producer Inkke has quietly continued to release some of hisContinue reading “— GRIME & DUBSTEP MONTHLY ™ —”

— Mella Dee —

On Doncaster, school reports, skating, art, breaks, Techno Disco Tool and taking Warehouse Music global. “I remember getting one of my school reports back and my teacher said, ‘if Ryan was any more laid back he’d be horizontal.” It’s Sunday morning and I’m speaking to DJ, producer and label head Mella Dee from Bethnal Green,Continue reading “— Mella Dee —”