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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New(ish) reggae fanzine! Tweetah issue zero published

Roll up! Roll up! Get ya scrappy xerox rag! Now sold out. 20 pages A5. Mainly by me, but with contributions from 2ndFade and (unbeknownst to him) Martin. Trades/Blags are welcome. (Images below are a bit compressed – the cover looks redder and slightly less ragged) UK: £1.50 Europe: £2.69 Rest of World: £3.33 Like this:Like …

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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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WOOFAH R.I.P.

Illustration by 2ndfade -commissioned for issue 5 of Woofah Every Dog Has Its Day So farewell, Woofah. You were the best independently produced magazine about reggae, grime and dubstep. At the beginning of 2007 I ruminated about doing a little zine covering the music I was passionate about. Paul Meme was up for it and …

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Invasion of the Mysteron Killer Sounds radio play and interviews

“I dub from inner to outer space. The sound I get out of Black Ark studio, I don’t really get it out of no other studio. It was like a space craft. You could hear the space in the tracks.” Lee Perry Kevin Martin (The Bug, King Midas Sound) and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz, 100% …

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Woofah magazine needs designers

Awesome fanzine seeks bass-head designers for mutual layout fun Can you help? Woofah is an independently produced magazine covering reggae, grime, dubstep and all points in between. Last year we published our 4th issue featuring Untold, The Newham Generals, the last days of Studio One, London dubplate cutting houses, Hessle Audio, YT and a whole …

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“COLGATE-GATE”: OR Why WOOFAH Four Was Late

BEYOND THE iMPL♥DE: WOOFAH 4. Martin spills the beans on the delayed printing of the world’s best reggae / grime / dubstep magazine. Which is still available direct from http://www.woofahmag.com and from all good stockists. Half of the print run has gone out to shops and punters in the fortnight since it was published, so …

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Red Bull Music Academy – London 2010

I’ve not had a chance to write about the Red Bull Music Academy events, or their daily newspaper which is an omission on my part. I was too knackered to make the now legendary 4 way soundclash between DMZ, Trojan, Soul To Soul and Metalheadz at the Roundhouse last week, but is sounded wicked. Check …

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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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