February updates

1. SPATIAL INTERVIEWED BY JOHN EDEN An interview I did with Hackney-based producer Spatial is now published exclusively and for the first time at The Liminal. This piece was originally intended for issue 5 of Woofah, but has been fully updated. (It’s the last outstanding thing I wrote for Woofah, which makes me a bit smiley …

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Ekoplekz – Intrusive Incidentalz Vol 1

Ekoplekz – Intrusive Incidentalz Vol 1 (Punch Drunk LP and digital) More vinyl promo goodness from the Ekoplekz camp puts a big stupid grin on my face. The many moods of Ekoplekz are becoming slightly more apparent over time. This is much more aggy, more urgent than the Live at Dubloaded LP I reviewed last …

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Datacide issue 11

Fanzine of the week #3 With 64 pages, this is the biggest issue of Datacide yet! It also includes a contribution from me. No time for an extensive review, but all of the material here is well up to the usual high standard. FEATURES Christoph Fringeli – “Hedonism and Revolution: The Barricade and the Dancefloor” Stewart …

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The Superstonic Cult of Don Letts

To the ICA last night, for the UK premiere of the Superstonic Sound documentary. This was billed variously as a film about Don Letts, or perhaps a film about UK bass culture featuring Don Letts and his role in it: “a documentary, which fuses his life story with that of the history of bass culture in …

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Minds Locked Together…

…is a short film by photographer Shaun Bloodworth. It was commissioned by Mary Ann Hobbs for Sonar, and has a soundtrack by my man Grievous Angel. All three protagonists live in Sheffield as do the various clubs featured. It’s good – some nice energetic positive vibes. Click the link to have a look. Like this:Like …

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Dusk & Blackdown: Margins Music Live

To the Albany in New Cross, via the brand spanking new train line which joins the previously isolated South East and North East parts of London. The journey allowed me some time to ruminate on the mixed feelings I had about the event. “Margins Music” was a bold album, linking up the psychogeography of London …

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SUBDUB// Exodus DMZ 4th Birthday

spent last weekend in Leeds, mainly to check out Sub Dub at the West Indian Centre. Main room is dubstep played through Iration Steppas soundsystem. 2nd room a little more eclectic, and thus where I spent most of my time. Top bash with Kode9, Heatwave and Mr Grievous Angel turning in some especially excellent sets. …

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my week in boxes

I’ve been neglecting the blog recently, but updates have been appearing regularly in the sidebar cos of my new twitter feed. Apologies to all the people who’ve left comments here, especially NagHammadiEye, for my lack of responses… My suspicion is that short updates and links will appear there from now on and bigger pieces will …

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WOOFAH #4 OUT NOW!

woofahmag.com I can barely believe I’m saying it but the new issue is here and ready to get out to you all! Believe me it’s worth the wait – up to a massive 92 pages this time and some incredible content that I am completely amazed we managed to secure. And it’s still the same …

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