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Feature – RBMA shines the spotlight on Grime

2 years ago / 0 comments

The much anticipated Red Bull Music Academy Tour reached Leeds at the close of October, following stops in Liverpool, Glasgow and London. In Leeds, amongst a variety of genres represented, Grime was on the agenda. Schoolyard favourite since the turn of the decade, Giggs sat down with i-D’s Music Editor and … Read More

Review – RBMA Discopolis at Canal Mills

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Clad in our neon jumpsuits, velvet, glitter and with one pal essentially sprayed gold and equipped with matching golden disco ball sunglasses- we made our way to Canal Mills last Saturday night. Possibly only one particular genre of music calls for the outright need for such an ensemble, Discopolis was … Read More

Review – RBMA Form & Function at Wire

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last Friday Wire hosted arguably its most impressive line up ever. It should have been amazing, but it just didn’t quite come together. Things kicked off well, with Hyperdub’s Laurel Halo doing all kinds of interesting things I didn’t understand, flying between tracks, many of which were very nice. Then … Read More

Feature – UK Rave: A History Revisited

3 years ago / 0 comments

For the fervent politicians & terrified parents of the early 1990s, the demise of illegal raves was a cause for celebration. For those immersed in the subculture, it was the destruction of an important part of many youths’ lives; a haven from the cut-throat politics of Thatcher’s Britain. This Saturday, … Read More

Preview – #0800R1NG2RAV3

3 years ago / 0 comments

If, like me, you have plunged irrevocably into the depths of your overdraft, and if, like me, you’re beginning to wilt under a sudden influx of assignments, and if, like me, you’re often partial to involve yourself in our city’s spoiling nightlife, and if, like me, your social media platforms … Read More

In The Middle Introduces: Red Bull Music Academy

4 years ago / 0 comments

Few in the music game will be able to name many prospects more enticing than the opportunities offered by Red Bull’s yearly music academy. Since its inception in Berlin 17 years ago, RBMA has proved an oasis for creative talent, with big-names and emerging talents from across the globe joining … Read More