New noise from me / Cutwail benefit compilation

I am very very proud to have a track included on the “We Saw Human Guinea Pigs Explode” compilation which has been released today: WE SAW HUMAN GUINEA PIGS EXPLODE by Various The Cutwail label is a subsidiary of the unpredictable Libertatia Overseas Trading mob. Actually I’m slightly staggered to be in there alongside Ceramic …

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Noise In Opposition Volume 2

Latest installment of this series of great anti-fascist noise/electronica/weird compilations. 16 acts have contributed tracks this time, including April Larson, Laica, elizabeth Veldon, dsic, stapperton and GRMMSK. As GRMMSK has said “some of the people/projects and their beliefs, NiO is opposed to, still haven’t fully understood that their ‘rebellious’ pose isn’t actually a statement against …

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Noise In Opposition compilation

Fully supporting this new initiative… Noise In Opposition is a compilation of 24 artists from across the globe opposed to fascism, misogyny and prejudice. NiO totals nearly 3 hours of music across 31 tracks by people including Hacker Farm, Libbe Matz Gang, Elizabeth Veldon and The Implicit Order. Check http://noiseopposition.wordpress.com/ for the full background and …

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Grime In The Dancehall Mix (2013 Remaster)

From the desk of Mr Grievous Angel: Remember that huge mix of dancehall-infused grime and grimey dancehall me and John Eden did a few years ago for the Blogariddims Podcast? Well, I’ve done a new master of it so it sounds louder, clearer and better than ever before. Maximum listening pleasure as well as a unique …

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Mix: Shake The Foundations vol 1

  John Eden – Shake The Foundations vol 1 by Johnedenuk on Mixcloud This is the first proper mix I ever did, back in those pre-blog times of 2002. I was interested in tracks that blurred the lines between reggae, dub, electronica and dance music. I still am, but it seems harder to find interesting …

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Shake The Foundations vol 2

The second mix I ever did, now up at Mixcloud: John Eden – Shake The Foundations Vol 2 by Johnedenuk on Mixcloud This was done in 2003, a transitional time for online music. By then most people I knew had the internet at home and/or work. But very few of us had broadband, and hosting …

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Remembering the Embers: New Cross 1981

An interesting podcast about the New Cross fire, which includes documentary spoken word (both archival and new) and music:

Some of the music is taken from the Lovers Rock mix I did with Paul Meme. I find this recontextualisation very interesting (and saddening). These tunes may have been the last sounds that 13 of …

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Cockney & Yardie: Heatwave 2010 UK Bashment Update

Large Up » Cockney & Yardie: Heatwave 2010 UK Bashment Update Great round up for London dancehall runnings from Gabriel Heatwave with lots of photos and youtube business. There’s loads going on and this made me feel completely out of touch! Which means lots of lovely new stuff to check out,  so that’s fine by …

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FOOTSIE – RASTAMAN PICKNEY EP

FOOTSIE – RASTAMAN PICKNEY EP [CLICK COVER TO DOWNLOAD FOR FREE] | Newham Generals Official Website. Well, looks like grime is still full of surprises! Most of the CDs I’ve checked recently have been too much on the vocoder/funky tip, but there’s still a ton of interesting things happening under the surface. In the last …

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