Photo: Andrius Budrikas Ahead of his set for Past & Present at Wire, we asked record-obsessed musician, selector and promoter Padawan Sound aka Paddy H-K for some of the highlights of his bag. While his set in the basement will almost undoubtedly fall within the bracket of his first musical love, dubstep, Paddy’s interests spread far and […]
To celebrate three years of parties in Leeds, Treehouse are bringing in yet another back to back pairing of dubstep and techno heavyweights, both of whom have released on Hemlock: Randomer and Hodge.
There is a sense in which the ZamZam Sounds label now acts in the same manner as the wellspring of Islamic mythology from which it takes its name. It is an ever-flowing fount of nourishing sounds, all aimed at engaging the spiritual potential of dub-reggae through modern production techniques. Encompassing dubstep, breakbeat, digidub and more, the label […]
The UK underground dance music zeitgeist is soundtracked by the post-dubstep techno sound of London. It is bass-heavy, beautifully produced and often mind bending music, constructed from killer breaks and abstract sounds. Labels such as The Trilogy Tapes and Whities are leading this movement. Both are immaculately presented, placing art and fashion on level with their fresh-sounding […]
A burgeoning pair of wisdom teeth can play serious havoc in any post-pubescent’s dental structure. The seemingly huge bones force their way through like the creeping roots of an old oak tree, and often lead to discomfort or just plain inconvenience. The Wisdom Teeth label, however, has had no trouble slotting into the UK dance […]
If you think about figures of prominence in electronic music over the past 20 years, Martijn Deijkers should be among them. From cutting his teeth as a drum & bass DJ in Holland, to pioneering dubstep in the noughties, to residing with Ostgut Ton, Martyn has always been at the forefront of the scene. What makes his music distinctive […]