All posts tagged: north london

ColoRising Mixes 29: Desperate Journalist

Desperate Journalist represent all of the hearty goodness about the DIY scene of London. Blending the sounds of alternative, post-punk, gothic and more, the foursome comprised of singer Jo Bevan, guitarist Rob Hardy, bassist Simon Drowner and drummer Caz Hellbent, kicked in the door with their 2013 EP ‘Christina’. Following up with the singles ‘Organ’ and 2014’s ‘Happening’, Desperate Journalist brought forth their incredible self-titled debut album in 2015.

ColoRising Mixes 29: Desperate Journalist

Desperate Journalist represent all of the hearty goodness about the DIY scene of London. Blending the sounds of alternative, post-punk, gothic and more, the foursome comprised of singer Jo Bevan, guitarist Rob Hardy, bassist Simon Drowner and drummer Caz Hellbent, kicked in the door with their 2013 EP ‘Christina’. Following up with the singles ‘Organ’ and 2014’s ‘Happening’, Desperate Journalist brought forth their incredible self-titled debut album in 2015.

Noisey & The Levi’s Music Project Presents ‘Once Upon A Time In North London’

The team at Noisey take a journey to the North London section of Tottenham in their short film entitled ‘Once Upon A Time In North London’. Placing an emphasis on the community, history and culture of the diverse area, the video features Skepta, Wretch 32, Julie Adenuga, activists Stafford Scott and Manoj Ambasna, Avelino and more. The inspiring and positive film is also backed by the Levi’s Music Project, a platform dedicated to young and emerging creatives. Have a look. Read more […]

Double S Returns with ‘Yana Darg’ Prod. by The HeavyTrackerz

During the mid-2000s era of UK grime Double S, along with the Marvell crew, Chipmunk, Ice Kid and more, were the next generation of emcees would were lyrically severing off heads with skippy flows and clever word play, that would help to push the scene into the next phase of progression. Double S has now returned with his latest single ‘Yana Darg’ produced by The HeavyTrackerz. The North London emcee proves that he still has styles and flows for days, gliding over the energetic and thunderous Read more […]

Skepta ‘Man’ Video

Boy Better Know’s Skepta continues to run with the torch for the grime scene as he unleashes the video for his song ‘Man’. Replicating the days when grime sets used to be recorded on camcorders, Skepta and the team mash up the stage and then continue the party backstage as the footage is documented with Russian subtitles. There are also clips of crew members having a run in with the police. The video is like a combination of old school road life with a punk aesthetic. ‘Man’ is taken from Skepta’s album ‘Konnichiwa’. Have a look.

Gengahr ‘Tired Eyes’ Video

North London band Gengahr called on fans to submit wacky random footage for their latest video ‘Tired Eyes’. We’re assuming that they are also celebrating the spirit of Halloween considering that everyone is showing off their best costume. Never the less, the video is quite fun and cheeky with person singing and dancing along to the song. ‘Tired Eyes’ is taken from Gengahr’s debut LP ‘A Dream Outside’, out now on Transgressive Records.

Listen to Gengahr’s Cover of Fugazi’s ‘I’m So Tired’

As London band Gengahr gear up for the release of their new album ‘A Dream Outside’, out June 15th, they have recently recorded a melodic cover of the Fugazi track ‘I’m So Tired’. The group recorded the track in one day, adding their own personal and engaging twist to the record. In a press statement regarding the cover, Felix Bushe wrote:

Skepta Shares New Track “Shutdown”

Skepta has come a long way since the days of “Private Caller”. He has had chart success throughout his career not to mention has garnished respect from the likes of people like Drake, A$AP Mob, Theophilus London and now…Kanye West. This has all been accomplished without the North Londoner abandoning the sound of grime music. As Skepta preps the release of his forthcoming LP #Konnichiwa, he has shared a new single entitled “Shutdown”. Produced by Skepta and Ragz, the track even contains Read more […]

Check Out Meridian Dan’s “One Two Drinks”

Meridian Dan may have generated a lot of exposure due to his hit song “German Whip” featuring JME and Big H, but the North London grime emcee is no newcomer. Flashback to 2005 and you can hear Dan spraying bars on Skepta’s “Private Caller” track. A key member of the Meridian Crew which included Skepta, JME, Bossman Birdie, Big H, Paper Pabs and President T, Meridian Dan eventually took a break from music before returning to the scene with his Bloodline crew. Meredian Dan now unloads a new Read more […]