Bristol-based producer Artifact is little known even to the UK underground, and until now has struggled to mark himself out from an increasingly talented local pack. After a string of quietly confident dubplate releases, London label Deadplate Records plays host to Archaic Line, Artifact’s long overdue proper vinyl debut. Those who know [...]
Artifact - Archaic Line (Original Mix) [Deadplate]
Artifact - Deserted (Original Mix) [Deadplate]
Artifact - Archaic Line (Graphics Remix) [Deadplate]
Linchpin of the Bristol scene and general UK stalwart Julio Bashmore is back with another velvety smooth 2-tracker on Futureboogie. After gently bobbing along with the occasional release for the past few years, Bashmore has taken his career by the scruff of its neck in 2011, living up to his potential by releasing track after track of [...]
Julio Bashmore - Ensnare (Original Mix) [Futureboogie]
Julio Bashmore - Well Wishers (Original Mix) [Futureboogie]
Julio Bashmore - Battle For Middle You (Original Mix) [Futureboogie]
Project Squared, the London-based offshoot of Berlin dub techno label Project Mooncircle, have set about diversifying their UK talent with an untitled 12″s featuring tracks from Bristol hotshot Kowton and Manchester’s Tom Dicicco (pictured). Opening with Dicocco’s unnamed dub tech crawler, the flip sees both producers reimagining each [...]
Tom Dicicco - Untitled (Original Mix) [Project Squared]
Kowton - Untitled (Original Mix) [Project Squared]
Tom Dicicco - Untitled (Kowton Remix) [Project Squared]
Futureboogie started out as a promotion company with a single club night some eight years ago in Bristol. Now they manage over thirty artists, broadcast radio shows in four countries, and as of 2011 run Futureboogie Recordings, a label formed primarily as a vehicle for rapidly rising star of the UK house scene Julio Bashmore but which is [...]
Christophe & Lukas - Teardrops (Original Mix) [Futureboogie]
Christophe & Lukas - Stalker (Original Mix) [Futureboogie]
Christophe - The Force (Lukas Remix) [Futureboogie]
In late November, Bristol dubstep prodigy Joker dropped a very special Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1. Two hours chock full of his brand of hedonistic, yet hip dub. In the past, Joker has been a periodic point of talk here at LT3, delivering proper tracks like The Vision and Digidesign. This time around we’re treated with a journey spawned [...]
Joker feat Silas - Here Come the Lights (Original Mix) [4AD]
Joker - My Trance Girl (Original Mix) [4AD]
Joker & Ginz - Re-Up (Original Mix) [Kapsize]
Bristol has always been home to one of the most vibrant and cutting edge music scenes in the UK, due in no small part to its huge West Indian population whose love of reggae and dub has influenced music trends in the city since the mid ’70s. After the decline of the ’90s attention wandered, and it wasn’t until the birth of dubstep in [...]
Kowton - Keep Walking (Original Mix) [Naked Lunch]
Kowton - Show Me (Original Mix) [Naked Lunch]
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