Month: June 2011

Onyx Live In London - 4th August

Onyx Live In London – 4th August

The original bad boys of Def Jam, Fredro Starr and Sticky Fingaz are comin to the UK for a massive gig in August. This should be an event not to miss with a catalogue of rowdy hits from as far back as 1993's Bacdafucup LP which included Slam which should get the whole audience bouncing. Djembe Entertainment have also put some great acts on the support bill so be sure to reach Fabric on the 4th August.

DJ Woody - Technicolor Tape Volume 1 [Audio]

DJ Woody – Technicolor Tape Volume 1 [Audio]

Didn't have time to do it, but I just checked out DJ Woody's Technicolour Tape which he has made available for free download. Woody is the best DJ to never get the recognition he deserves. This mix starts out with an old electro feel with some nice 80's style rapping and then swifty moves though the genres to end up with a breakbeak mash up which was definitely well worth a listen.

Stanley Clarke Joins Funk University

Stanley Clarke Joins Funk University

He has been called 'The Michael Jordan of bass'. He has invented instruments, scored your favorite movies, won countless awards and made music with everyone from the Rolling Stones to Oprah Winfrey. Born in Philadelphia, Stanley Clarke has been a constant force of nature in American music since the early 1970s, when the success of the jazz-fusion Return To Forever album with Chick Corea gave way to a number of extremely successful solo albums.

The DMC UK DJ Final And Battle For UK Supremacy 2011

The DMC UK DJ Final And Battle For UK Supremacy 2011

2011 is a milestone year, not just for the competition, but yet again the DMC World DJ Championships boundary pushing will signal change in the wider world of technology. In its 27th successful year, DMC has brought together the globes brightest DJ talents, vetted by a series of gruelling heats from London to Tokyo to Brazil. This year, not only are DMC continuing to host one of the most entertaining and jaw dropping shows you will ever witness but they have set the bar even higher.

Professor Green UK Tour Announced

Professor Green UK Tour Announced

Hackney boy Professor Green has announced his biggest UK tour to date starting in October this year culminating with a show at London Roundhouse on 3rd November. Also joining him on tour is super-producer Labrinth, with whom Professor Green has collaborated on the album track Oh My God.

Blaktrix - Sour Grapes MP3 [Skreemer Records / Associated Minds]

Blaktrix – Sour Grapes MP3 [Skreemer Records / Associated Minds]

Blaktrix is back with this bass stomping banger from the forthcoming album Some People Never Go Crazy. With Exeter's First Aid (producer of Devon Cream ft Million Dan, MC D and Rodney P) on production dropping a wobble that shakes like Queen Latifah's ass Blaktrix reminds the listener why he leads the field when flipping the mic while everyone else is drinking dry wine, sucking bitter lemons and chomping on sour grapes.

F.O.A.K. ft. KT Forester - Love Me MP3 [Foundation Rekords]

F.O.A.K. ft. KT Forester – Love Me MP3 [Foundation Rekords]

The new single Love Me is an appealing track with a contemporary sound. However, its definitely NOT a love song, and even though the music and melody might be inclusive, the lyrics do not reflect the usual phoniness of this genre. F.O.A.K. are loud, cocky and they speak their minds on any issue ("Let's talk infidelities and Ashley Cole bedding all your secretaries, come on son, is it necessary?").

Beit Nun ft. SonnyJim and Ramson Badbonez - Words [Audio]

Beit Nun ft. SonnyJim and Ramson Badbonez – Words [Audio]

There is a lot of good music dropping at the moment and this Biet Nun track is some of that good stuff. Featuring on the track is Sonny Jim who has droped a few bangers recently. Produced Wizard the track is mid tempo and opens with a nice lot of scratching by Jabba the Kut, before the single finger keyboard notes start and maniacly begin to overlap over a classicly simple equally single fingered slow bassline.