August 28th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

Shutnizza

Shutnizza x FatKidOnFire

[Artist Highlight]

In my nearly five years of working on FKOF, I can count the number of times I've worked with a female producer or DJ on one (maybe two) hand. Whenever it arises, why that may be is always a topic that inspires debate in the predominantly male field that dubstep is these days. Thankfully, there are a...

August 27th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

Tunnidge (photo by Luiza)

Tunnidge

FatKidOnFire Presents #15

South London's Tunnidge has been one of the artists on my feature hit list since I started FKOF and - although it's taken nearly five years to pin him down - the wait has been more than worth it. Appearing alongside a host of other amazing producers and DJs at our recent takeover event in Rotterdam,...

August 25th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 minutes of Bass education #5

30 minutes of Mala

A Bass Education

There are many ways you could describe DMZ co-founder, Deep Medi boss and all-round legendary guy Mark 'Mala' Lawrence. The embodiment of dubstep in its finest form? Yep. One of the greatest producers bass music has ever seen? Yep. We could go on. And on. There are many accolades we could use - but at...

August 25th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

Vaun (photo be FiftyOne27)

No longer on the Sidelines

Vaun x FatKidOnFire

Another month, another quality release from Crises and the Mindstep Music team. Bristol's Vaun has long been on our feature hit list - and yes, we're ashamed it's taken this long - but hopefully the following interview, guest mix and FKOF Promo will make up for the delay. This is an extremely...

August 11th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 minutes of Bass education #4

30 minutes of Distance

A Bass Education

From most points of view, Distance (also known as DJ Distance) can be seen as one of the most influential producers in dubstep. Distance is, to most of us, personally responsible for bringing dubstep a rocky, metallic influence that manifests itself in phased and distorted reece basslines, sharp...

July 29th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

FatKidOnFire Presents #14 - Silkie

Silkie

FatKidOnFire Presents #14

Following on from our recent interview with dubstep originator Quest, I wanted to sit down with frequent collaborator Silkie. The two of them are responsible for many amazing sets together live, a superb Dubstep Allstars compilation and much more. Oh, and they're both at Fabric this Friday... I had a...

July 28th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 minutes of Bass education #3

30 minutes of Goth-Trad

A Bass Education

From the deepest corners of Japan's chip-beat and noise scene in the early ‘00s to the dubstep phenomenon, straight from the streets of London, Goth-Trad (Takeaki Maruyama) remains one of the most conscious and influential producers in underground electronic music. His breakthrough came with the Mad...

July 21st, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

EshOne x FatKidOnFire

“There are always going to be Ups & Downs”

EshOne x FatKidOnFire

"The elk (or wapiti) is one of the largest species of the Cervidae or deer family in the world, and one of the largest land mammals in North America and eastern Asia." Fittingly enough, elk-obsessed EshOne's sound, one we've featured before, is almost as large as the land mammal he named his record label...

July 14th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 minutes of Bass education #2

30 minutes of Cyrus

A Bass Education

Cyrus has been around since the early 2000s, part of the Croydon crowd who were instrumental in creating what has become today's dubstep sound. With a (mostly vinyl) release catalogue stretching back to 2007 - and a few imprints to his name - Cyrus is a valuable addition to our efforts in bringing you an...

June 30th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 minutes of Bass education #1

30 minutes of Loefah

A Bass Education

Dubstep, in all its permutations, is a very special sound. Having grown from the depths of Croydon in South London to the mainstream stadiums of America (and Glastonbury), it is also a truly global sound. It has many names, many supporters and many haters - but whatever your opinion, there's no...