Month: November 2008

Survey Results - Young People In The Media

Survey Results – Young People In The Media

Leading youth work charity UK Youth conducted an online survey, of 588 young people on their views of young people in the media, through its young people led arm UK Youth Voice (UKYV). The survey found that young people clearly have to take the lead in changing their image in the media, but the media also has a responsibility to reflect what young people are doing.

Kidkanevil - Back Off Man, I'm a Scientist LP [First Word]

Kidkanevil – Back Off Man, I’m a Scientist LP [First Word]

Kidkanevil, like any good scientist has experimented extensively, has produced a watertight thesis and is ready to prove it to you with ‘Back Off Man, I’m a Scientist’ (out now on First Word Records). Kidkanevil, it seems, set out to prove that the bonds between modern, westernised music and traditional ethnic compositions still exist. He’s compounded and mixed elements of both and, quite organically, grown a hybrid form of music.

Mighty Quinn

Mighty Quinn

The Mighty Quinn is... well... pretty damn mighty. His original production skills and 'self-expression over a banging drum line' make him a serious one to watch for the sample tiring, sound repeating, soul flattening producers of the mainstream. As he cracks his knuckles to pound out some more ingenious instrumentals, Quinn is also opening his arms to any decent, equally original and pure MCs and singers out there.