UK Garage (Music subgenre)
UK Garage is a sub genre of electronic music that emerged in London at the beginning of the last decade. It combines elements of breakbeats, house and dub.
UK Garage in Features
Music Interview | posted 10.05.2011
Pariah
To Put the Test to the Rule
Arthur Cayzer just started messing around with his computer 2 years ago. The London based producer got massive attention when his single Detroit Falls dropped. Making heads turn he soon became another wunderkind in the electronic music scene, only being 20 years old. Since then he is asked to play records all around. Valentin Menedetter caught up with Pariah in Vienna.
UK Garage in Reviews
Music Review | posted 05.11.2013
Tessela
Nancy's Pantry 12"
Tessela has taken on quite a bit with his debut on the Belgian cult label R&S. The good news is: His rough sounds and his dry humor are succeeding yet again.
Music Review | posted 30.04.2013
Tessela
Hackney Parrot/Helter Skelter
Very good entertainment: Tessela has released a musically gripping yet humorous 12inch on his newly founded label Poly Kicks.
Music Review | posted 08.05.2012
Burial
Kindred EP
With the »Kindred EP«, Burial is set for new horizons, but doesn’t leave »Untrue« too far behind. It’s a balancing act that could have hardly worked out better.
Music Review | posted 21.07.2011
Machine Drum
Room(s)
Machine Drum opens up the contrast between fast beats and relaxed synths-layers. What seems contradictory at the beginning gradually enfolds its appeal to the listener.
Music Review | posted 29.06.2011
SBTRKT
SBTRKT
On his debut, SBTRKT discovers driving rhythms and puts them into hypnotic and euphoric subjects. Together with the Singer Sampha, his sound has found its very own voice.
Music Review | posted 18.05.2011
Lando Kal
Further/Time Out
It should be well known that Scuba has the right touch when it comes to selecting artists for his label Hotflush Recordings. Lando Kal is yet another example for his lucky choices.
Recent Articles
Music News | posted 10.05.2021
Henryk Debich
Exclusive Edition: »Monika / Zabawa«
»Monika / Zabawa«, by the must-discover Polish composer Henryk Debich, will be released on July 23 in a second limited edition available exclusively on HHV Records.
Music News | posted 24.05.2021
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
Exclusive Edition: »Expansions«
With »Expansions«, the third album of the Hamburg-based Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band is released this July, featuring very special groovy cover versions of Grace Jones, Ike Turner, Jay-Z and Minnie Riperton.
Music Portrait | posted 10.06.2021
BBE Records
The influencer's influencer
Peter Adarkwah is the reason why some lives have been changed by J Dilla, why Roy Ayers experienced a second spring and why Japanese jazz albums are reviewed by Pitchfork. In other words: BBE Music turns 25 years this year.
Music Column | posted 16.06.2021
Records Revisited
The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead (1986)
Released in 1986, »The Queen Is Dead« is the culmination of the British band The Smiths’ career, which lasted only five years and four studio albums. It still sounds refreshingly idiosyncratic even after so long.
Music Review | posted 14.06.2021
Loscil
Clara
Like looking up at the starry night sky: Canadian musician Loscil has released a new album, »Clara,« on Kranky.