July 28th, 2014

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FKOF - New Music

New Music

After a bit of a hiatus, Justify has returned to these here pages with his latest New Music roundup. Below you'll find a selection of the tunes we've been listening to over the past week or so - and, as always, please let us know if you're feeling (or if you've got something we have to...

July 17th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

Demon - Demon EP (WHEELYDEALY45)

Demon – Demon EP

FKOF Review

After our write up of Truth's How Strange EP on Tempa last week I wasn't sure if there was another of the big labels to add to our FKOF Promo feature hit list. And then N-Type got in touch with Wheel & Deal's next release... For those of you who've followed FKOF over the years, you'll know we...

July 15th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

RIP Cris Fern

Cris Fern – The Groove

[Artist Highlight]

We've written about Chris ‘Cris Fern’ Ferrantello many, many times here on FatKidOnFire since we first discovered his music. It's still not quite sunk in that he's no longer with us to pop up to discuss his latest cat video, update our shared Dropbox folder or sign another release contract - but,...

July 14th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

Lost - Body Bag EP (RVR002)

Lost – Body Bag EP

FKOF Review

Dubstep has evolved significantly since the early days. If you've spent longer than 30 seconds following FKOF you'll know that. But it's the rate of change over the past 12-18 months that has really caught my attention. New producers coming through, new labels popping up seemingly every week and the sound...

July 9th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

Truth - How Strange (Tempa085)

Truth – How Strange EP

FKOF Review

In my mind, there are two things worth noting about the following post. First, the label that's releasing the EP we're reviewing. To have an imprint like Tempa on these pages is a real, genuine milestone for FatKidOnFire - and one I'm not sure I'd ever imagined we'd reach when I first started doing...

June 27th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

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The SubPac S1

FKOF Review

Had someone told me, back when I first started FatKidOnFire, I'd be sitting down (some four years later) to review something that mimics the vibrations of a sound system in the comfort of your own home - I'd have probably laughed at them. But today, here I am. Perhaps testament to the global...

June 26th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

Versus: Round 1

Versus: Round 1

[Event Highlight]

There's been a bit of a dearth of decent dubstep nights in London recently (with a few notable exceptions of course). No venue or promoter seems to be consistently providing a platform for established and upcoming artists to collaborate together on the one stage. But, after this Friday, there may...

June 24th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

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Win tickets to Outlook Festival 2014

A Croatian Dubstep Adventure

** Update 03/07/14: Stoked to announce our winner Elliot Dinnage (and big up Ryan Ashworth who won a ticket from Faux Pas). Elliot, check your inbox for info on how to redeem your ticket and enjoy Croatia - we'll see you there! ** Fancy winning a ticket to Europe's "largest Bass music and Soundsystem...

June 24th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

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The Mine at SUPYNES 2014

[Event Highlight]

In three days' time, the team behind The Mine that call Brighton (via Lithuania) home are taking their sound to a remote part of Aukštaitija National Park for this year's SUPYNES festival... "Echoes of intoxicating rhythm are calling from the deep of the woods. For the ninth year in a row, the...

June 18th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

A Hungarian Revolution

#First keeps Europe's largest skatepark alive

In my hunt to further a career in the intersection between technology, culture and music (one that's spanned a startup, two digital agencies and a few of my own ventures - including FKOF), it's always great to read about a success story - a story of someone following their dreams and making it...