Son Raw speaks with Trends & Boylan about their new track "Norman Bates," the early days of Grime, and Oil Gang.
After a few weeks contemplating the vocal wave that’s swept over Grime, I’m back to take a look at the beats. New Oil Gang, Slackk, Logos and more.
Catch Sach in the evening, he got mental 'til dawn
JT the Goon and Murlo are Starsky and Hutch, except English. And they're not cops. And they produce music. Basically the only thing these two duos have in common is the cool factor, but I think that's enough to warrant the comparison nonetheless.
Boiler Box July 25, 2014
Son Raw is going for a shvitz. Boiler Room has gone from an underground phenomenon to a global dance music brand in just a few years, but in between broadcasts from Ibiza and Berlin sex dungeons, they still find time to host an incredibly diverse set of lineups, from DJ Rashad tribute sets to last […]
Son Raw’s lamping with the World Cup Before MoMA approved conceptual Sino-Grime, before transnational club tunes, and before producers started working at 130BPM, there was Oil Gang. Kicking off a string of no-holds bared releases in 2010 as Grime’s second act was just beginning, the London-based label has been a key factor in drawing attention […]
Son Raw apparently skipped June. It’s been a heavy month (and then some) since my last Bass music wrap up, and the new wave of artists combining Jungle’s rhythmic shifts, Eski’s stark intensity, and Dubstep’s bassweight shows no sign of slacking. In fact, I had to divide this update into two posts, for fear of […]
Son Raw is back in the U.S.S.R. Not many club nights manage to attract attention outside of their home cities, particularly small, producer oriented ones. For all the hype around FWD and Low End Theory, theses were not (and are not) bacchanalian parties full of drug consumption and excess, they’re community run events by and […]
JT The Goon is a legend and U.O.E.N.O it. From his days storming East London Pirate Radio as a teenager to his production for Grime’ legendary Slew Dem Crew, JT didn’t just have a front row seat for the foundation of UK street culture, he played an active, if oft unappreciated role. Now, after a […]