April 3rd, 2015

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By: FatKidOnFire

30 Minutes of Kryptic Minds

A Bass Education

The (relatively) recent demise of Kryptic Minds resulted in dubstep’s latest existential crisis - similar to the one caused by Brett Bigden and Simon Shreeve’s arrival into the 140bpm arena. Their take on the 140 sound, moulded by founding father Loefah and influential tastemaker Youngsta, brought a...

June 14th, 2014

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By: FatKidOnFire

Leon Switch ft. Toast

FatKidOnFire Presents #13

It’s rare to find a producer and host/ MC completely comfortable straight from their first few shows together. But that’s exactly the situation Leon Switch and the Toast MC have found themselves in. Separately, they need no introduction. Leon Switch came through from the DnB world as the dubstep...

October 23rd, 2013

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By: FatKidOnFire

Kryptic Minds x FatKidOnFire

Osiris Music at Fabriclive

In a career that's spanned just under 15 years, produced two full length albums, more releases than I can think of (according to Discogs, if you want an actual number, it's 33) across the two genres of electronic music that the UK is arguably most known for, not to mention some of the most sought-after...

July 5th, 2013

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By: FatKidOnFire

Out and About this weekend

It's been a while since the last Out and About post here on FatKidOnFire - in part thanks to my somewhat lacking social life but also thanks to all my favourite venues being shut down here in London, the birthplace of dubstep. So yeah. But luckily, there are promoters across the UK (and further afield,...

July 2nd, 2013

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Soundboys.LT x FatKidOnFire

[Event Highlight]

As I've said a few times previously, it continues to amaze me that the 140 dubstep sound has grown so big and traveled so far. Having done a few events here in London, the birthplace (by some arguments) of the genre, and across a few cities in Europe; there seems to be a larger appetite internationally...

March 30th, 2013

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By: FatKidOnFire

New Music…

It's been a while since the last 'New Music...' post here on FatKidOnFire; but there's so much ridiculously good music about at the moment I thought it'd be criminal not to compile a few of the best... Kaiju's 'M16' If you're a longtime reader of FKOF, you'll know of my feelings when it comes to...

May 5th, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

Out and About over the next few weeks…

We've had a hectic few weeks here at FatKidOnFire. Saying that, we're still finding time to get out and enjoy ourselves. We've got a recap for the truly sensational launch of Kara Messina's Y'OH Streetwear, held in conjunction with Kids of Grime, from last week but tonight we've got two new events we...

April 7th, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

New music…

It's that time of the week again (well - it's a bit late but c'est la vie), where we do a bit of a round up of all the amazing music we've discovered this week. If you missed last week's bumper update peep it again here. We've been raving about the OFWGKTA gang since we heard 'Yonkers' from Tyler, the...