Tag : Grime

Feature – Red Bull Music Academy comes to Leeds

2 years ago / 0 comments

At the end of next week, the Red Bull Music Academy UK Tour will arrive for the first time in Leeds. We all know our city is a hub and nurturer of diverse musical talent, so it’s gratifying that a global institution like RBMA is recognising this. But most importantly, … Read More

In The Middle with Meridian Dan

3 years ago / 0 comments

“I never called it Grime” On a rather sleepy pre-exam season Friday afternoon, In The Middle spoke to Meridian Dan, London MC and Grime artist, who gave us the 2014 hit ‘German Whip’, to talk about his new singles, Prince, what he’s into right now and what’s to come. S: Hi … Read More

360 Club

4 years ago / 0 comments

At 360 Club the emphasis isn’t so much on what a band has done, but where it is going. The weekly new-music night at The Library Pub was conceived two decades ago when Richard Watson began booking out small venues to host parties for his friends. As the parties’ popularity … Read More

Grime and Hip-Hop, A Separation

4 years ago / 0 comments

It’s taken almost two decades and a return to London, but as of 2014 the Music Of Black Origin Awards finally have a dedicated grime category. It may be a landmark long overdue, but it’s another occasion where the proverb rings true: It’s better late than never. “This new step … Read More

Interview – Dilation

5 years ago / 0 comments

Photo: Nathan Greenwood For those of you who’ve just moved to Leeds and are still getting to grips with the local nightlife, Dilation is a strictly not for profit event that takes place at Beaver Works, just outside Leeds city centre. Dilation have always had its roots securely sewn in the … Read More