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Review: Dead Players – Freshly Skeletal LP

Review: Dead Players – Freshly Skeletal LP

Dead Players are a London based experimental hip-hop trio signed to High Focus Records. The threepiece consists of a producer known as GhostTown and two MC’s called Jam Baxter & Dabbla.  Jam Baxter emerged into the UK hip-hop scene through collaborations with the Contact Play collective, where he built a solid […]

by × November 28, 2015 × 0 comments

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Boom Bap Festival 2015 – 3 Day Event Review

Boom Bap Festival 2015 – 3 Day Event Review

Returning home exhausted, reading over 30 pages filled with almost illegible writing detailing every outstanding experience which was encountered over a manic three-day weekend, the enjoyable experience of Boom Bap Festival 2015 still resonated freshly in our bodies and minds. On offer was a majority of the UK’s finest spitters […]

by × July 23, 2015 × 0 comments

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Review: Mr Key & Greenwood Sharps – “Yesterday’s Futures”

Review: Mr Key & Greenwood Sharps – “Yesterday’s Futures”

“You, like I, like everyone, exist at the juncture between a single solid knowable past, and an infinity of possible futures. Which future becomes the present depends upon a combination of chance and millions of decisions, the vast majority of them so tiny they seem completely insignificant. Mostly we don’t […]

by × June 13, 2015 × 0 comments

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Live Review: HEAVY CRATES Presents – HASHFINGER

Live Review: HEAVY CRATES Presents – HASHFINGER

On May 29th a low-key turntabling event happened in Hebden Bridge, which was run by the locally infamous Heavy Crates record label and put on by the inkfolk at Machpelah Mill, who hosted an evening filled with exceptional mixing, containing heavy hitting hip-hop vinyls collected from around the world by […]

by × June 10, 2015 × 0 comments

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Review & Interview – Spooky Bizzle: All Night All Vinyl – 24/03/15

Review & Interview – Spooky Bizzle: All Night All Vinyl – 24/03/15

On March 24th at the Wire in Leeds, Jamz hosted their fourth and possibly final all night vinyl session from Spooky Bizzle. It wasn’t necessarily hyped to be one of Jamz liveliest events, but that was how it panned out. Spooky’s warmed up the five hour session with dancehall melodies well suited […]

by × May 5, 2015 × 0 comments

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Review: Lee Scott x Dirty Dike – Butter Fly

Review: Lee Scott x Dirty Dike – Butter Fly

Though this album seemed to emerge almost out of nowhere, this project’s actually been in its production phases since 2013, when Dirty Dike first hit Lee Scott up with an jazzy array of “buttery” beats, which evidently proved too irresistible to not be touched. Recognisable to many heads for his […]

by × April 25, 2015 × 0 comments

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Chris Hoyle - DJ LD50 [Central Beatz]

Review: Central Beatz – DJ Flight, DJINN, Kyrist, Rikines, Evelyn

Never liking to stick to the shadows for too long, Central Beatz returned to the Wire last Friday, bringing a showcase of pure female drum and bass talent, featuring DJ Flight, DJINN, Kyrist, Rikines and Evelyn, with MC LD hosting on the forefront throughout the all nighter. Nobody thought twice about this […]

by × March 26, 2015 × 0 comments

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Fabricate TV: 003 – Catch 22 @ Tokyo Highlights w/ Flava D

Fabricate TV: 003 – Catch 22 @ Tokyo Highlights w/ Flava D

Last weekend on Friday 13th we attended the fourth instalment of Huddersfield’s leading house and techno events company Catch 22 to cover the highlights of what promised to be their most ecstatic event to date, featuring headliner  Flava D (Butterz, Jamz, Rinse FM) with support coming from Tony Phorse, Ecluse B2B […]

by × March 19, 2015 × 0 comments

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Review: Filthy Funk – Funkin Hell

Review: Filthy Funk – Funkin Hell

Newly formed hip-hop duo Filthy Funk comprises of Bedford based rappers Dotz and Peterz. Dotz will be recognisable to most heads for his battle rap status on the Don’t Flop forums, or perhaps following the incredible reception he received for his Phil N’ The Dotz debut alongside Si Phili as […]

by × March 16, 2015 × 0 comments

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Launch Write-Up: Summers Sons – Summers Sons (FAB001)

Launch Write-Up: Summers Sons – Summers Sons (FAB001)

Brothers Turt and Instrumentalist make up the South-East hip-hop duo Summers Sons. Turt handles the lyrical side of proceedings whilst Instrumentalist, obviously, is the mastermind behind the jazz inspired beats which are the backbone of the feel good vibes which Summers Sons have become acclaimed for. Last year they notably […]

by × March 12, 2015 × 0 comments