November 17th, 2016

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By: korrupt

Drew’s Theory, Congi & M.A.W — MWMV001

FKOF Review

After eight years in operation, the Dutch imprint of MWM-Recordings has announced it's launching its debut vinyl efforts with a whole new feel to it. The label, as it has always done, will continue to serve a wide underground following with its repertoire, and will be revealing a new suite of...

November 1st, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

EshOne – ‘Elk’ EP

Introducing GourmetBeats’ GB008

EshOne, as ever, has something wicked in store for the dancefloor. This shouldn’t come as a surprise — the American musician has cultivated a reputation for producing bangers. His latest release on Joe Nice’s Gourmetbeats, the Elk EP, is precisely what we’ve been primed to expect from the badman...

October 21st, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

The Mine’s 4th Birthday

[Event Highlight]

It’s always good to see an independent — in any walk of life — celebrate a birthday. Especially if the independent lasts past their first birthday (which is increasingly a rarity in the tough times we face these days). FKOF fam The Mine are four years old this weekend. As to be expected, given the...

October 4th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

J:Kenzo – Battlefield / Zbantu Shake

FKOF Review

Since its launch in 2012, J:Kenzo’s Artikal Music has established itself as one of the premier imprints releasing quality forward-thinking dubstep material. And, as J:Kenzo’s stature within the genre has grown, so has the label’s. With an impeccable back catalogue that includes some of the...

September 28th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

Benny Ill – VERSION006

FKOF Review

It’s not often you get the opportunity to hear the marriage of old and new on the same release — or even the same tune. Version’s latest two track EP features exactly this combination: original material from Orson, remixed by the one and only Benny Ill (you may know him via the foundational...

September 27th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

Various Artists – Los Angeles EP

FKOF Review

Joe Nice, the American dubstep ambassador, has done it again. We’ve known him as a talented, charismatic and enthusiastic DJ, curator and performer — respected for his incredible live performances where he blesses the dance with red-hot dubplate after dubplate. Every second Tuesday of the month,...

September 20th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

Foamplate – PLANTPOWER001

FKOF Review

This post marks the arrival of our latest contributor; who you may know as half of the HSD crew. Big up and welcome, Stephanie! In recent years, Foamplate has been receiving massive amounts of attention for his music — so it’s easy to see why he made the decision to own and operate his own label....

August 15th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

Headland & Sepia – WRDUBS002

FKOF Review

WRDUBS is one of Donga’s record labels; an imprint that belongs to the Well Rounded Records collective, focusing exclusively on the 140 BPM/ dubstep sound. Donga and the team, building on the success of their first sold-out split 12” which featured Foamplate and Corticyte (released in this time last...

August 13th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

Kaiju – Seven Sins

FKOF Review

At the end of 2011, MakeItGood’s Lara and I were approaching the 100th feature in our collaborative feature series. As always, I was asking some of the artists I respected and admired if they’d be interested in collaborating — but taking the £100 spot. Beezy was the first to respond — and smashed...

August 12th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

LD – Blanka

Remix Competition

Last week, we sat down with Leon Day, otherwise known as mastering engineer, producer and DJ LD, to discuss his return to the dubstep sound with a new four track EP on N-Type’s Wheel & Deal Records. This week we’re, once again, teaming up with N-Type and LD to celebrate the impending release...