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Tokyo Dub 2014

Tokyo Dub, the perfect way to round up festival season. One day of underground bass music, Hip-hop and live bands for you to blow your final bit of steam off before we are all back in clubs raving during the …
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Isaac Danquah – The Boy Meets Man Experiment

Having first picked up a microphone at the tender age of 11, Hackney born and bred creative genius Isaac Danquah, burst on to the scene when DJ Target put his Pete Rock sampled track Simple into heavy rotation on his …
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Ded Tebiase & Javier SMI: 3D

‘3D’ is a collaboration album between a Bristol-based duo; the awesomely-named producer Ded Tebiase and rhyme-henchman Javier SMI. This album was a year in the making and despite living in the same city, they never actually recorded in the same …
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Philthy Rich – N.E.R.N.L. 3

Philthy Rich’s work ethic and the sheer prolific nature of his musical output is something that you have to respect. He’s fast becoming one of the Bay Area’s most recognizable rappers, and his latest offering, ‘N.E.R.N.L. 3′ continues the hustle …
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Four Elements and Beyond – Beyond The Elements

Raised in Westchester, New York and based in Savannah, Georgia, American rapper Miggs is an artist in many senses of the word: holding his own as a professional illustrator, instrumentalist and wordsmith to name just a few of his talents. …
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Rotterdam Beats Festival

This November will see the 5th edition of the annual Rotterdam Beats festival. Although the term festival normally conjures up images of weekends spent in sweaty tents covered in mud and vaguely remembering what happened, Rotterdam Beats is an altogether …
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10 Questions – Bboy Mouse

World Champ, event organiser, genuine cool guy and the first Bboy to feature in our magazine, we felt that nearly 3 years later on it was only right to do a 10 questions with the 6 Fingered Wizard, Bboy Mouse. Firstly …
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L’Orange – Entering The Silence

Following hot on the heels of ‘The Orchid Days’, which dropped in April of this year, North Carolina’s L’Orange is keen to show his skills don’t stop there with this sweet-as-a-nut follow up. His penchant for oblique, abstract sampladelica is …
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25th Hour presents – The Exhibition

Mark the date in your calendars people! November 16th 2014 will see Plan B in Brixton continuing to provide a platform for the countries brightest talents. Micall Parknsun, Evil Ed and 2nd Class Citizen (Bobby Ballz & Budge) will be joined on stage by the …
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10 Questions: Justice

What equipment do you use? I use a MacBook, sound card and Technics 1210, to play, capture, splice and edit. Whats missing from the selection? Probably a big lack of outboard gear, old analogue synths, an SP1200 and my MPC …
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Jet Life – Organized Crime

One of the smartest things that Curren$y has ever done was put his musical homies on. Although they may not match his popularity, some of them have their own following and style to recon with. Also, this allows for more …
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COMPETITION – Sony B-Boy Championships 2014

WIN TICKETS TO THE 2014 SONY B BOY CHAMPIONSHIPS WORLD FINALS The world’s number one street dance competition is coming to the O2 Academy Birmingham this month and you could be there to watch all of the incredible action unfold, …
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Vince Staples – Hell Can Wait EP

This latest release from Vince Staples is, in the artist’s words, ‘all about growth and progression,’ and after signing for Def Jam records last year the west coast rapper is beginning to assert himself as a solo artist right in …
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Flo – Lazy Days

The title of Flo’s solo debut CD is Lazy days, but there is nothing “Lazy” about the vocal style and showmanship that she displays. Her music is infused with a backdrop of pure Hip Hop beats that capture a signature …
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Pierce Artists – Raking Remixes EP

As a follow up to their ‘Raking Dead Leaves in Autumn’ LP released in late Spring, Boom Bap Professional’s very own knowledge-droppin and assertively reminiscient Oxford residents, the Pierce Artists, have blessed us with a selection of remixes from that …
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