Month: September 2010

Mumzy Stranger

Mumzy Stranger

In an era of generic urban music, Mumzy Stranger is set to blast onto the UK scene with a style that is entirely his own. Raised in Plaistow by Bengali parents, Mumzy’s music blends the bhangra and Bollywood beats of his childhood with the New Jack Swing riffs and reggae-inspired rhythms of his teenage years.

Polar Bear With Jyager - Common Ground CD [Leaf]

Polar Bear With Jyager – Common Ground CD [Leaf]

Just like superheroes, jazz musicians and rappers are fond of teaming up. Whether it’s Batman and Superman joining forces to defend the DC universe or Busta Rhymes dropping in for show-stealing cameo on someone else’s record, the individual histories often intertwine to intoxicating effect. But what happens when the distances that separate the individuals are greater than those between Metropolis and Gotham?

Bestival 2010

Bestival 2010

The festival season has come to a memorable end as Bestival came to a fire-fuelled finale with the final Main Stage set from The Prodigy and ceremonial burning of the Magic Meadow tree house. With the majority of festival-goers leaving the site on the midmorning of Monday 13th September, the reluctance to step back into the reality of working for a living may be looming for quite some time.

Roll Deep Have Announced A Massive 2011 UK Tour

Roll Deep Have Announced A Massive 2011 UK Tour

Grime pioneers Roll Deep who entered the charts at number 1 last month with their single, 'Green Light' have announced the “Winner Stays On Tour” - a 13 date UK outing starting February 11, 2011. Roll Deep put all the cynics to rest with their previous single, 'Good Times'. Not only did they hit the No. 1 spot on the UK charts, but they held the position for 3 consecutive weeks!