For over 30 years the lingua franca of UK rave music has been the break beat. From disused warehouses in Blackburn circa 1989 to the legendary Metalheadz Sunday Sessions at Blue Note, the Amen and the Funky Drummer have come to define what it means to be underground in Britain, embodying the rough and ready…
Category: The Noise Narrative
Jovian interview: meeting Timothée Chalamet, synethsesia and the state of hip-hop
We sat down with Brooklyn based hip-hop and R&B artist Jovian to discuss new music, meeting idols and much more.
Review: Luz1e – Cybernetic Movements EP
Berlin imprint International Chrome welcomes Luz1e to their roster with her first full release on the label, Cybernetic Movements.
Ones To Watch: Soundboy Cookie interview
An in-depth interview with London-based UKG producer Soundboy Cookie, discussing his journey through music, his setup, visions for the future and favourite tracks.
Tunisian Electro – The Lovechild of a Revolution
An in-depth exploration into the musical revolution that spawned after the collapse of the 2011 Ben Ali Regime in Tunisia.
10 songs that define DJ Premier – the linchpin of NYC hip-hop
To celebrate Wrath of the Math’s 24th anniversary, we take a look at 10 tracks that define DJ Premier’s career in hip-hop.
Review: Jung Deejay – Java Scripts
Computer bleeps meet tropical rhythms in downtempo NYC chug.
The Deserted Dancers: the real consequences of the government’s nightclub neglect
The sustained closure of British nightclubs means illegal raves and their associated health risks will continue to proliferate.