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I hadn’t listened to Music for the Mature B-Boy in a minute, but as soon as I put it on earlier today, I remembered exactly why it was in heavy rotation in my house for years after it dropped. It was my first encounter with DJ Format and I think it was sold to me on the J5 feature on We Know Something You Don’t Know, but that turned out to be just one of the high points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Illiterate & Awfer reunite as Concept of Thought for a new project, which is produced in full by Joe Corfield. Misty Blue is the title track and our first insight into what the duo have been cooking up. They have enlisted the ample talents of local Brighton-based vocalist, Daisy Drage, as well as a decent video from Brothers Of The Mud. Misty Blue is due out on Yogocop Records very soon.

One of the best things about someone from an independent movement achieving commercial success, is that it allows them to shine a light on the scene that helped them get to where they are today (ego permitting). Take Rag’N’Bone Man for example. Ever since he smashed into the charts last year, he has consistently involved his friends and local musical peers in everything he’s done, from taking Rum Committee on tour with him, to playing a very active role as patron of Brighton-based youth charity, AudioActive. Read the rest of this entry »

Hatter is back with a new self-produced joint, which was released yesterday as the UK went to the polls. The sentiment of the track is that the world seems to be going backwards and with a possible Tory/DUP alliance on the cards, it seems particularly apt today.