• Grime and All Its Friends: A Seasonal Summary

    June 12, 2015 Ben

    It’s been a glorious year for those of us following the glowing and growing grime game. With the gravitas of the internet hype machine behind it, grime has become the go-to descriptor for a swath of sounds only tangentially related to the genre (why do you think I put grime in the title?). This spring has…

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  • Experimental Legends of the Fall – 5 New Grime/Club Releases that Set the Tone for 2015

    November 20, 2014 Ben

    It’s been a good year for grime and experimental club music, many words have been written by better writers (check The Astral Plane and Truants) regarding this continuum, so I’ll spare you the philosophizing and Night Slugs name-checking and do what US blogs do best: make a list. Here are five recent releases that are taking…

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  • Baptize Your Heathen Earholes In Sudanim’s Pleasure Flood

    September 5, 2014 Ben

    *I highly recommend listening to this with monitors and a sub, or at least bump it in your car. This sort of music needs to immerse you to be fully appreciated.* When you say a track is “banging”, what do you mean? Does it physically batter you into whimpering submission? Sudanim thinks it should. His…

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