Articles tagged uk garage

Counterbalance: The Streets’ ‘Original Pirate Material’

Geezers need excitement. If their lives don't provide them this they incite violence. Common sense. Simple common sense. So here's the very exciting UK hip-hop debut of the Streets. An early aughts phenomenon is this week's Counterbalance.

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13 Oct 2014 // 1:01 AM

FaltyDL: In the Wild

FaltyDL's newest floats around without aim or interest.

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Waveform: FaltyDL, Bok Bok/Jackmaster, and How to Dress Well

New this week from the depths of the electronic underground comes a new record from Brooklyn's FaltyDL, a hot potato back-to-back mix from Bok Bok and Jackmaster, plus a tearjerking dancefloor heater for the price of free.

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Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx: We’re New Here

The sly luxury of the xx's debut is present here, but it’s fortified by a full-bodied, slo-mo, nigh-on-backwards, skank.

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2562 - “Aquatic Family Affair” / Fever (new album / stream)

On this inaugural release for his When In Doubt imprint, Holland's Dave "2562" Huismans allows for a peek at the third LP on the way from him in April 2011.

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Waveform: New Highlights in the Electronic Underground

To pair Jamie XX’s interest in this territory with a musical figure like Gil Scott-Heron makes even more sense than perhaps the original conceit of I’m New Here.

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Waveform: New Highlights in the Electronic Underground - 2/16/11

Despite frequent outings for someone who’s barely 20, nothing could prepare Nicolas Jaar’s admirers or the general listening public for what he's done on Space Is Only Noise.

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3 Feb 2011 // 9:00 PM

Sepalcure: Fleur

In their lush and widescreen bass music, Sepalcure show a little love.

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3 Nov 2010 // 9:22 AM

SBTRKT: Step In Shadows

Masked producer SBTRKT establishes lasting moods with dense builds and ambitious arrangements.

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11 May 2010 // 5:00 AM

Clubroot: II - MMX

Clubroot has softened his sound, but the new LP boasts welcome variation in style.

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22 Mar 2010 // 9:00 PM

Scuba: Triangulation

Triangulation finds common ground for dark house, garage, and dubstep amid a vastly compelling brew of melody and jarring flourishes.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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