November 23rd, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

Clothing the Low Frequency Resistance

Dataset x FatKidOnFire

Throughout the many years FatKidOnFire’s been a thing (seven years, as of 2017 — madness), we’ve always supported those pushing their respective fields and boundaries. Whether that’s been in streetwear (where we started), music, technology or the broader (or less defined) cultural movements, FKOF...

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...