April 16th, 2015

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 minutes of Bass education #21

30 minutes of Matty G

A Bass Education

It’s been suggested, on more than one occasion, that the introduction of dubstep into the United States resulted in a (perceived) ‘decay’ of the true sound. As is always the case, this is not entirely true. California-bred Matthew Gonsalves was one of the first Stateside producers to pick up...

April 3rd, 2015

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 minutes of Bass education #20

30 Minutes of Kryptic Minds

A Bass Education

The (relatively) recent demise of Kryptic Minds resulted in dubstep’s latest existential crisis - similar to the one caused by Brett Bigden and Simon Shreeve’s arrival into the 140bpm arena. Their take on the 140 sound, moulded by founding father Loefah and influential tastemaker Youngsta, brought a...

March 21st, 2015

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By: FatKidOnFire

FatKidOnFire Presents #17 - DJ Crises

DJ Crises

FatKidOnFire Presents #17

We've spent many a collaborative project working with DJ Crises' Mindstep Music throughout our history - but we've never worked with the DJ, label manager and all-round awesome guy. We figured it was high time we featured the main man himself and, as we'd expected, he's come correct with two(!) mixes...

March 21st, 2015

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By: FatKidOnFire

Tony Rocky Horror

Tony Rocky Horror x FatKidOnFire

[Artist Highlight]

It's seemingly a running theme - this "America's making dubstep and we're loving it" thing we've got going on at the moment. Our Stateside siblings have seriously stepped up over the last few months - and our latest FKOF Artist Highlight is a perfect example of this... Initially coming across our...

March 17th, 2015

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 minutes of Bass education #19

30 Minutes of L-Wiz

A Bass Education

Our mission to teach the history of our dubstep genre would be incomplete without an attempt to explain how the latest 30 Minutes of Bass education artists helped create and future the Scandinavian scene. Claes Rosén and Ola Naslund became friends at an early age, attending the same school in...

March 8th, 2015

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 minutes of Bass education #18

30 minutes of D1

A Bass Education

Dwayne Marsh, as far as we can tell, was always bound to be a musician. The son of a jungle and techno producing father and a mother who used to sing, music was part of Marsh's life from the beginning. In a 2011 interview with Bigup Mag, the musician explained how he could play the piano by 7 years...

February 9th, 2015

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 minutes of Bass education #17

30 minutes of Synkro

A Bass Education

With a broad palette of releases in the bass realm, it's undeniable that Synkro deserves a place in our mix series. Joe McBride is a musician in the truest sense of the word - but there is no denying that dubstep and the "essence of bass" has influenced him and the music he's created. In a...

February 2nd, 2015

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 minutes of Bass education #16

30 minutes of Headhunter

A Bass Education

Anthony 'Tony' Williams, the man behind Headhunter and, in more recent years, Addison Groove, has created an impressive discography. It's a discography that's shaped the dubstep sound as we know it. Inspired by the Bristol music scene, its significance on the producer's formative years...

February 2nd, 2015

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By: FatKidOnFire

FKOF in 2014

FatKidOnFire in 2014

A Recap

Every year, with every Year in Review, I discover (sometimes surprisingly, sometimes not so much) that the 12 months being recapped have been better than the years before. But 2014 was such a standout year - in pretty much every way - that I'm unsurprised it's been our best on record. As was 2013's,...

January 30th, 2015

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By: FatKidOnFire

TMSV

Heading for Home

TMSV x FatKidOnFire

It's been a while since we sat down with TMSV - perhaps one of the leading Dutch producers flying the flag for the current crop of brilliant bass music musicians appearing from within The Netherlands' borders. We've been linked with Tomas for a few years now, first featuring him back in August 2011....