Datacide issue 12 published

release date: 20 October 2012. 68 pages This looks like another great issue! It includes an exclusive interview I did with industrial music superstar Jordi Valls about his work as Vagina Dentata Organ and The Valls Brothers. Also a bunch of my reviews (including some of the lengthier ones intended for Woofah). CONTENTS Datacide: Introduction Darkam: The Art …

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Saturday: 3 crews inna clash called CHAMPION SOUND

  Really looking forward to conquering the January blues with this great event next weekend. The skint people of London can reach early for a 3 quid deal, so no excuses! Split loyalties for me though – who to cheer for? Here is the blurb and video: TIGHTEN UP + SHIMMY SHIMMY + EXTRA CLASSIC …

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AGIT DISCO MIX AND LAUNCH PARTY

Agit Disco has just been published by Mute Books, compiled by Stefan Szczelkun, edited by Anthony Iles  The launch takes place on 8th December 2011, 6.30pm – 9.00pm at The Showroom, 63 Penfold Street, London, NW8 8PQ. ‘Agit Disco collects the playlists of its 23 writers to tell the story of how music has politically influenced and inspired …

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Saturday: Dancehall Jamboree – FREE

FREE EVENT Stupidly good line up, brought to you by the Voltron-like Style & Swagger / Hipsters Don’t Dance / Physically Fit camp. Who are interviewed and bigged up in fine style by Time Out. Especially gratifying to see both Curtis “Necessary Mayhem” Lynch and Wrongtom on the bill, the latter showcasing productions for his …

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CAMBRIDGE FREAKZ: NOCHEXXX, PETE UM, DOOZER, MFU + WOEBOT

Earlier this year Matt Woebot wrote an excellent piece for The Wire magazine on the musical deviants of Cambridge. Tomorrow night he and the various people featured will appear in London courtesy of the ever-generous Jonny Mugwump. More details below. It will be good – see you there… Woebot (DJ) Former blogger supremo turned sonic …

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Extra Classic – Brixton 7th October

Nice looking night from the man like Cool Hand Luke: Liking the “vinyl-only” vibes. On the same night the mighty Jah Observer are playing out for the last time – next door at Mass. (In other news: Jah Observer’s space at Notting Hill Carnival is being taken over by Stoke Newington’s own Solution Sound next …

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The Story of Lovers Rock film

“The STORY OF LOVERS ROCK is a feature length documentary tells the story of an era and a music that defined a generation in the late 70s and 80s. Lovers Rock is romantic reggae that was uniquely British. It developed from a small UK scene to become a global brand through the likes of UB40 …

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