Review: A Sift Through Angry Youth’s “Zift City Volume 1”

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It seems like you can’t turn around at the moment without someone smacking you in the face with a compilation of tracks, but when they’re as good as Angry Youth’s “Zift City Volume 1” you can’t really go wrong. Angry Youth is a collective formed by Greywan and Zgjim, and, if this compilation is any kind of signpost for the tracks they’ll be releasing, the future looks bright. With 14 instrumentals on offer from the likes of Ice Pope, LTHL, J(ay) A.D. and more, this was one I had to have a closer look at… Continue reading

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*Updated* Iron Deck Tournament: Gundam vs Dvsty

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It’s that time again, head to head time, and this time it’s Gundam versus Dvsty in the last clash of the first round. Both mixes are on Mixcloud this time,┬áso I’ve expanded the voting system for this one. Give them a spin and don’t forget to click the heart beside the mix you like best, and you don’t don’t have a Mixcloud account, there’s more info on how to vote below. Continue reading

Coming Soon: Iron Deck Tournament

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MC’s have Lord of the Mics, producers have Lord of the Beats, but what is there for the DJ’s out there? Why do they never really clash? Well, now they are. After what seems like months of planning, I can finally give you some info on the “Iron Deck Tournament”, exactly who is involved, and best of all, how you get to decide the outcome… Continue reading

Sheik – Guestmix and Update

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Considering that I only spoke to Sheik in July, I have to admit that I didn’t expect to be blogging about him again quite so soon, but when I saw that he was sending out guestmixes I jumped at the chance to get one for the blog, which you can get below. And that’s not all that’s going on in Sheik’s world, as I found out when I asked him a couple of questions… Continue reading

Dvsty – Guestmix and Interview

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Having recently started a new Nasty FM show, and with his own productions cropping up on guestmixes all over the place, I thought it was time to talk to Glasgow’s Dvsty about Grime, production, influences, radio, why he hates Breaking Bad, and more. There’s also a guestmix from Dvsty himself, which you can download below. Continue reading

Weekly Round-up – The Best of This Week #1

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Every Monday I’m going to post up links to what I think are the best new tunes to have appeared over the last week or so. This week: Kid D, Big Deann & Lemzly Dale, LTHL, Bazza, Sexworker, Slackk and more… Continue reading