Curtis Lynch mix | The Heatwave

Rinse FM tonight and Curtis Lynch mix | The Heatwave Blog – dancehall reggae and bashment Heatwave Celebrate St George’s day on their Rinse show tonight by showcasing some UK talent. Before then you can download their mix of Necessary Mayhem tunes.

comfortably ‘nuum

More Simon Reynolds than you can shake a stick at special: 1) Video podcast of ‘ardkore continuum presentation in Liverpool. 2) Simon on musique concrete and post punk on Johnny Mugwump’s Resonance FM show. 3) Online versions of his six articles for The Wire from ‘ardkore to grime.

Eshun and Goodman on The Long Tail virus

Kodwo Eshun + Steve Goodman aka Kode9 (that isn’t a secret is it?) doing their “Beyond The Long Tail” presentation at Audio Poverty in Berlin.

I haven’t listened to this again, but I really enjoyed seeing it in the flesh. I’m not a fan of people reading prepared texts, especially overly theoretical ones, but …

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This week’s two essential grime downloads

As Wiley jogs casually up the UK Top 40 with Wearing My Rolex, it’s heartening to see the grass roots crew upping the levels for the hardcore. 1. Boy Better Know – Microphone Champion vol 1 mic_champ_vil1_cd.mp3 – 1 hour 4 minutes and 10 seconds of grimey biz from Jammer, Skepta, JME, Frisco, Shorty, …

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