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...

August 8th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

Sleeper – Crushin EP

FKOF Review

Crucial Recordings couldn’t bare a more appropriate name. Sleeper’s record label accurately describes the dubstep community’s collective regard for his releases. The artist produces in the spirit of a DJ. He channels the rhythmic energy of the dancefloor with skill and precision, and his tracks...

August 4th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

DMVU x IllChill – Green Tape

FKOF Review

“Nothing is sacred.” It didn’t make it into the final draft, but I’m certain that DMVU said this to me in an interview about the side of his musical personality showcased byGreen Tape, now available on Turbo Tape. This is the spirit in which I review the album. The collaboration with Ill Chill...

July 19th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

Win a TP of J:Kenzo’s ZAMZAM44

ZamZam Sounds x FatKidOnFire

By now, you’ll know how much we love working with record labels, artists and music initiatives of any size inside dub(step) culture — as long as we can connect with the underlying ethos. Portland’s ZamZam Sounds is a near-perfect blueprint of how to achieve positive impact across the world’s...

July 14th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

FKOF Sessions – July 2016

FatKidOnFire Presents

We're back with the latest instalment of the FatKidOnFire Sessions – broadcast live on Chew… It’s the long-overdue 21st show in the series, hosted by Korrupt and FKOF fam Influenza. Broadcasting live from our Rotterdam HQ – with assistance from the chatroom crew and everyone locked from...