"A member of West London’s Anti-Social Entertainment collective, Silkie’s debut album City Limits Vol. 1 remains one of dubstep’s best full-lengths, staying close to the genre’s half-step traditions but elevating them with golden synth and brass melodies. On this year’s follow-up, City Limits Vol. 2 (released on June 23), the dubstep template is still intact, but things are more nimble than ever before, with slickly swung drums and nods to vintage rave and hardcore thrown into the mix. For those disenamored with the stodge and sludge that’s become more and more frequent in dubstep, Silkie’s your Nurofen."
Silkie – Selva Nova (forthcoming City Limits Vol. 2)
Silkie – Test (Deep Medi)
Silkie – New York City (forthcoming City Limits Vol. 2)
Silkie – Headbutt da Deck (Deep Medi)
Silkie vs. Skream – untitled (forthcoming City Limits Vol. 2)
Silkie – Float (Deep Medi)
Silkie – Get up n Dance (forthcoming City Limits Vol. 2)
Silkie – It’s Late (Deep Medi)
Silkie – Rock da Funk (forthcoming City Limits Vol. 2)
Silkie – Hold Ya Head Up High (dub)
Silkie – Lucky (forthcoming City Limits Vol. 2)
Silkie – Taxi Mi Get (forthcoming City Limits Vol. 2)
Skream – Filth (Silkie remix) (dub)
Silkie – Outlook (forthcoming City Limits Vol. 2)
Silkie – Murky (Deep Medi)
Silkie vs. Truth – Feel (forthcoming City Limits Vol. 2)
Silkie – Birth (dub)
Cant wait until the 20th june for Dego's A Wha' Him Deh Pon? record to drop you can stream and in the mean time you can also download a mix of Dego's music compiled by DJ Brainchild, featuring productions from his involvement with 4Hero, Silhouette Brown and others.
There’s been an abundance of Gil Scott-Heron remixes and collabos as of late, more notably is his recent collabo project with Jamie xx. Here though is a tribute from a man who’s been promoting this genre of music for well over 20 years and is more familiar with Gil Scott-Heron’s lineage of work far beyond what many know him for, which is his famous quote, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.” The creator, Gilles Peterson has been the BBC Radio host of underground funk, soul and hip-hop for over two decades and is all too familiar with Gil Scott-Heron’s illustrious career. Stream below. Enjoy!
01. Gil Scott Heron — Offering (Midnight Band – The First Minute Of A New Day, 1974) Flying Dutchman
02. Gil Scott-Heron — Essex (From South Africa to South Carolina, 1975) Arista
03. Gil Scott-Heron — Fell Together (From South Africa to South Carolina, 1975) Arista
04. Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson — The Bottle (Winter In America, 1974) TVT
05. Gil Scott Heron & Jamie XX — I’ll Take Care of You (We’re New Here, 2011) XL
06. Gil Scott-Heron — Alien (1980, 1980) Arista
07. Gil Scott-Heron — Whitey on the Moon (Small Talk at 125th and Lenox, 1970) Flying Dutchman
08. Gil Scott-Heron — Did You Hear What They Said (Free Will, 1972) Flying Dutchman
09. Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson — We Almost Lost Detroit (Bridges, 1977) Arista
10. Gil Scott-Heron — Angel Dust (Secrets, 1978) Arista
11. Gil Scott-Heron — No Knock (Free Will, 1972) Flying Dutchman
12. Gil Scott-Heron — The Revolution WIll Not Be Televised (The Revolution WIll Not Be Televised, 1974) Flying Dutchman
13. Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson — It’s Your World (It’s Your World, 1976) Arista
14. Gil Scott-Heron — Fast Lane (Moving Target, 1982) Arista
15. Gil Scott-Heron — B Movie (Reflections, 1981) Arista
16. Gil Scott-Heron — Lady Day & John Coltrane (Pieces of a Man, 1971) Flying Dutchman
17. Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson — It’s Your World (It’s Your World, 1976) Arista
18. Gil Scott-Heron Gil Scott-Heron — Fast Lane (Moving Target, 1982) Arista
19. Gil Scott-Heron — Lady Day & John Coltrane (Pieces of a Man, 1971) Flying Man
20. Gil Scott-Heron — Everyday (Small Talk At 125th and Lenox, 1970) Flying Dutchman
21. Gil Scott-Heron — Grandma’s Hands (Reflections, 1981) Arista
22. Gil Scott-Heron — Winter in America (Winter in America, 1974) TVT
23. Gil Scott-Heron — Spirits (Spirits, 1994) TVT
24. Gil Scott-Heron — Is That Jazz (I’m New Here, 2010) XL
25. Gil Scott-Heron — Rivers of My Fathers (Winter in America, 1974) TVT
26. Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson — Home is Where the Hatred Is (I’m New Here, 2010) XL
27. Gil Scott-Heron — Johannesburg (1975) Arista
28. Gil Scott-Heron — Peace With You Brother (Winter in America,1974) TVT
New Zealand BMXer Jed Mildon created a bit of action-sports history by landing the world's first Triple Backflip! Look at the incline of the roll-in frickin crazy and then to hit the kicker with no view of the landing ramp is crazy. How he spots his landing I do not know. Sick! Enjoy!
Amede Soundsmith. A new name to me but one to look out for! Vocalist and producer from London town bring us his very unique Electrorganic sound. Drawing on influences from Dilla, Little Dragon and Dam Funk to name a few sees Mr. Soundsmith tie in electro infused soul with his totally unique vocal style to produce a very distinctive sound.
Check the 'Labyrinth' live video below, taken from the forthcoming Being Frank project.
"Amede Soundsmith performs Labyrinth live at Resident Studios. The session featuring Sampha is aimed at capturing that distinctive unfurnished yet closely woven edge of Amede Soundsmith."
Be sure to follow him on Twitter and check his Soundcloud site for more goodness and updates on the Being Frank project.