November 13th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

TMSV – ‘AKU’ EP

He's back - with a debut on Tumble Audio

Anyone who’s spent longer than a few months following FatKidOnFire will know how much the collective has for Utrecht-based TMSV. And, likewise, you’ll know how much time we’ve got for the Nottingham-based audio troublemakers, party starters and all round top blokes Tumble Audio. So when I...

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 14th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

Introducing TEMPA111

Youngsta x FatKidOnFire

In dubstep, there are a few producers and DJs that have stayed on everyone’s radar since the genre started. Youngsta is one of those ‘allstars’ in dubstep. The man needs little introduction. As one of the finest curators in 140bpm bass music, Yunx has honed an impeccable set of A&R skills...

October 7th, 2016

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By: FatKidOnFire

FKOF Sessions – October 2016

FatKidOnFire Presents

We're back with the latest instalment of the FatKidOnFire Sessions – broadcast live on Chew… It’s the 22nd show in the series, hosted by Korrupt featuring FKOF fam Akcept (FKOF, NZ), Headland (FKOF, NZ) and Dubbacle (FKOF, NL). Broadcasting live from our Rotterdam HQ – with assistance...

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

Keeping it Subliminal

[Artist Highlight]

I take comfort in the underground music community. It is a privilege to inhabit a sphere satisfied to rumble safely below the radar of a mainstream culture obsessed with causing commotion. When EDM heroes and social media superstars spew garbage online or on the mic, I tend to resist catering to the...

September 20th, 2016

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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....