Archive for December, 2007

Hope you had a Blue Xmas and a Rock-a-Hula, Baby

Monday, December 31st, 2007

TOGETHER AT LAST! Islington’s favourite Elvis and Shackleton make it warm-n-easy on a New Year’s Eve. Thanks Sam!

Forward Sounds 2008

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

“And you’ll never hear music like this again” – MC GQ (AWOL tape, 1993) Maybe it’s time to revive ‘Forward Sound,’ though maybe in the plural. Circa 2003 that was the open-ended term that used to describe what eventually became dubstep, along with a tangle of threads that split off or got left behind. Just […]

Monoculture

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

I was a bit surprised, a couple of weeks back, to be offered a review copy of Caspa and Rusko‚Äôs forthcoming mix CD from Fabric, the offshoot label of the trendy London nightclub. Surprised because I’ve made no bones about my distaste for the brand of dubstep that the disc seemed to be showcasing. Still, […]