Break Mission – Documentary

  So as well as producing some of the sickest UK hiphop this year, the city of Manchester has also been host to a very thriving breakin’ scene. This is partly down to Bboy Justroc, who alongside Footloose, has been …
Continue reading

Third Person Lurkin: Glide By Night

So what do we know about Bad Taste Records? The label’s chief in command is Darkstorm who alongside Trellion, Sniff and Morriarchi share a tendency to feature discreet, electronic based beats throughout their music. A bias towards this uncluttered, shadowy …
Continue reading

Kista: Pushin Buttons

From the crate’s to the blog Dusty Platter has maintained a link to true Hip Hop culture through the digging exploits of the DJ’s to the content on the website. Another connection in the form of a monthly podcast see’s …
Continue reading

UK Hip Hop album of the year 2013

So it’s that time again, we’ve argued amongst the team for weeks and eventually come up with our favourite 25 albums of 2013. All you have to do is pick one! Easy right? We took a month picking 25!! We’ve …
Continue reading

Ghostwriterz: Rumours (Gregory Isaacs ReWork)

Ghostwriterz is a new project from Banana Klan’s Jimmy Screech, and Unit 137’s Sleepy time ghost. Their debut offering is a cover version of the late great Gregory Isaacs famous track ‘Rumours’. This is a free release but clearly would …
Continue reading

MoRuf: Shades.Of.Moo

A lot of people say that it’s easy to put musicians in boxes (not literally, obviously) and even if they don’t say it they subconsciously draw parallels and only find music appealing if it sounds like something or someone else. …
Continue reading

Broken Poetz: The Self Fulfilling Prophecies

After the success of The Pen The Pad and The Things We Had, Broken Poetz return with their second EP, The Self Fulfilling Prophecies. Mystero and D.Know have taken it up a notch with the familiar ‘upbeat’ instrumentals and lyrics …
Continue reading

Ill Move Sporadic: Drug Corpse

Starch Records released a corker this November, making all other releases pale into insignificance whilst Ill Move Sporadic took centre stage with their latest artist collaborative- Drug Corpse. The raw sounds off the album are just as delightfully ‘morbid’ as …
Continue reading

10 Questions: Charlie Mac

State Your Name & Where You’re Hailing From Charlie Mac – Chalk Farm What Do You Do? Producer / Worker Drone What Upcoming Projects Do You Have In The Pipeline? I’ve just produced an album for Ramson Badbonez, ‘A Year …
Continue reading

Opal Block – Tyson

So you may be sitting here wondering who/ what is Opal Block? No, it’s not a brand of sweets from the 90’s, however it is the latest alias and release from producer powerhouse Pete Cannon. ‘Tyson’ is the latest instalment …
Continue reading

OverDoz: Boom

Following on from ‘Live For, Die For’ their second project in as many years, LA based quartet OverDoz are back for a third instalment to add to their previous mixtape releases. Sleezy, Tube, Cream and Kent rekindle their relationship to …
Continue reading

Ramson Badbonez: A Year In The Life Of Oscar The Slouch

If you have even the remotest interest in the Hip Hop output our shores have to offer, you should be more than familiar with the name Ramson Badbonez. His ridiculous work rate has seen countless mixtapes and features over the …
Continue reading

Pete Cannon & Deadline: My Mums Favourite Rapper

Equally popular and ever-productive Pete Cannon (aka Mr Dick) returns as he and Deadline reconvene this month following the duo’s extended hiatus from UK Hip Hop coalition Tactical Thinking. With production from fellow crew member and UK stalwart Naive, as …
Continue reading

Konchis & Physiks: The Lying, The Rich & The WarGlobe

The name of this album ‘The Lying, The Rich & The War Globe’ is possibly hands down the ‘title’ of the year. Brave choice to evoke the memory of a story from childhood. After the revelations revealed in ‘Hip Hop …
Continue reading

Dubkasm: “Victory” 12” – Sufferah’s Choice Records

Unless you’re been living under a rock in deepest space the last few months, chances are if you like your dub and reggae, you’re going to have heard this tune at some point and had your proverbial socks blown of. …
Continue reading