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Skream & Example

Both fans of each others work before they met.  Now they're working together and have created the amazing 'Shot Yourself in the Foot Again'. And they thought it would be nice to give something back to the fans so its absolutely free. Go here to the Soundcloud page for the download (the small downward facing arrow on the right hand side).  

And here is the video directed by Example himself (he studied film at uni). Another collab between the two of them will also be on Example's next album.

Also (better late than never) Skream gave away an xmas Freeizm album around the festive period which includes  13 tracks, one of which is a VIP of his track 'Lightening'.  Very generous indeed. Download here.


Jessie J

She's 21, she's from Essex, she's far from unattractive, she has attitude and she can actually sing. This is Jessie J.
You may have heard her track 'Do It Like a Dude' which has over 5 million views on Youtube.  She has already written songs for stars such as Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown and Christina Aguilera. Here she is on the Jools Holland show performing her track 'Price Tag'

There are already various remixes of her debut track 'Do It Like a Dude' <- (sick video!). There's a dancehall/dubstep remix by Jakwob, a dubstep remix by HyGrade but my personal favourite is this by Curtis Lynch Jnr ft (our favourite) Lady Chann! Her debut album 'Who You Are' is set to be released this year so keep an eye out!



So, what do you get if you combine with Toddla T and Roska? - You guessed it...TODDSKA!

They're working on material together for Toddla's 'Girls Music' label.  Bass heavy rave music, what else were you expecting!? Here's Toddla giving us the run down. 

PLUS!  --  Girls Music v Troublevision @ Corsica Studios Jan 28th! Insane line up & NUFF PARKING!


Mz Bratt - Get Dark

This track is on repeat at Chestplate towers. New Mz Bratt produced by Mikey J. For more info and to check the female takeover remix of Tinchy Stryder's killa track 'Game Over' head to Bratt's Blog here Over and out.


FREE EP! Shy FX - Raver

We first heard Shy FX's track 'Raver' featuring Kano, Roses Gabor and Donaeo a month or two back. He is giving away the entire EP for free which features remixes from dubstep producer Breakage, house/garage producer MJ Cole and even a V.I.P. by Shy himself. You can cop the download on Shy's record label's website Digital Soundboy.  And for your viewing pleasure here is the cameo packed video for the original.  

FYI here are the cameo's: 
Skream + Benga @0:35 Sub Focus @ 1:15 Pete Waterman @ 1:17 MJ Cole @ 1:25 Jack Beats @ 1:44 B-Traits @ 1:52Redlight @ 1:56 Stamina MC @ 2:02 Mz Bratt @ 2:05Goldie @ 2:07 Roses Gabor @ 2:36 Breakage @ 2:38DJ Flight @ 2:45 Chase & Status @ 2:46 Wiley @ 2:55Jenna G @ 2:57 Tinshy Stryder @ 2:58 Newham @3:05 Urban Nerds & Tomb Crew @ 3:06 Dubfreaks @3:12 Dynamite MC @ 3:27 Toddla T @ 3:37 Plan B @3:44 Kele Le Roc @ 3:45 Mistajam @ 3:52 Annie Mac @ 4:07



Here's a particularly good minimix I came across! Although I would say that 'cos I made it! It mainly features hip hop, dubstep and reggae.  Just click to the title to be taken to the soundcloud page where you can see the full tracklist. I hope you enjoy!
Minimix by jim.farthing


Lethal B - POW 2011

The grime anthem by Lethal B back from 2004 which blew up grime to the mainstream has been revamped with a new lease of life with bars from the finest MC's in the game including JME, Wiley, Chipmunk, 2face, P Money, Ghetts & Kano. IMO Kano kill's it!
And guess who's already banged out a remix...? Skream!  This remix sounds like Skream track's of old - DARK, PUNCHY, DUTTY! 


Plan B - Love Goes Down (Remixes)

Ever wondered what it would sound like if you crossed melodic vocals, with happy hardcore, with drumstep, and some metal? Holy Mackerel. [Make sure you keep listening for the final 30 seconds!]  And if you're not too sure on the happy hardcore aspects of this remix (I'm not too sure myself!) then do not worry, a new edit is on its way minus that madness!
Danny Byrd has also provided a remix. ALOT less mental than Doctor P, kicking some relaxed bouncy vibes on this drum&bass version. Have a listen...


Behind the Scenes with Toddla T

Red Bull have announced a 6 part documentary series entitled 'Producers' in which they showcase some of the biggest producers throughout the world. Kicking things off in Episode 1 is Sheffield's Toddla T. Giving us an inside view on a producing a track with Dave Okumu from The Invisible for Ninja Tune. Take a look.


Tinchy Stryder - GAME OVER

Doesn't get much bigger than this in the UK hip hop/grime scene right now. The title coincides with Tinchy & Giggs' recent DefJam Rapstar adverts. There's been wide spread comments regarding who should have featured on the track, who was best from the artists that do and also who was the worst. I'm not guna lie, Chipmunks verse has not gone down well.  See what you think... You can also watch it live at the 2010 MOBO Awards only minus Example and Chipmunk here.

Free Chase & Status 'Hypest Hype'

Saul & Will aka Chase and Status are giving away their track 'Hypest Hype' featuring Tempa T completely free via their website which can be found here. All you have to do is put in your email address and they'll send you a link to the free download. Watch the video here


Katy B & Ms Dynamite!

They are two of the biggest female vocalists in the underground music scene at the moment, and guess what?!!  They've only gone and made a track together!  BOOM! Played on Annie Mac's show last Friday it is set to be released on Katy B's forthcoming album. The track is entitled 'Lights On' and expect a Skream Remix coming soon!! Above is the video of the two performing the track for the first time at Notting Hill Carnival earlier this year, with Katy B revealing about what Carnival means to her.  Look out for the official video for 'Lights On' being uploaded on the Rinse FM Youtube channel this Friday (29th!).


New Releases / Forthcoming

Trolley Snatcha-One Trick Pony EP
Release date - 25th October 2010. Click here to pre order on itunes

a) Pass Me Buy
b) Always On My Mind
c) Rocco's Revenge
d) We Go Deep

Magnetic Man's debut album
Available now at:amazon: link or itunes: link

Sukh Knight ft P Money - Slang Like This
Out now here on itunes


Blame - The Music

Blame is one of the most creative and respected producers in the drum and bass community.  He took the scene by storm with this jungle track 'Music Takes You' back in 1990 at the turning point of the emerging drum and bass scene. Now more a pioneer of thought inspiring liquid drum and bass, his new album 'Blame - The Music' is out now and available to buy via his website  blamethemusic.com.  His website also gives you the opportunity to listen to the entire album by clicking the 'album player' tab.  He is also running a remix competition giving you the chance to get one of your tracks remixed by him and released on a top record label! So if you are a producer/ vocalist / or in a band, click the 'remix competition' tab on his website now for more info!

The album includes vocalists such as Tinchy Stryder, Dynamite MC, Rodney P and Jenna G.  Here is the second release from the album entitled Star (part 1) ft Fuda Guy & Camilla