Roots Manuva vs. Matt Helders (Arctic Monkeys)

Aug 5th, 2008 Dub/Reggae, Electronic/Dance, Remixes steve 1 min read

Few things are as exciting as a really top-notch, unsolicited, new-to-the-world remix. It wouldn’t be sensible of me to reveal my sources, but scissorkick has recently come across a truly stellar remix of Roots Manuva’s “Again and Again” by Arctic Monkeys’ drummer Matt Helders.

SK Exclusive: See-I & Magic Fly

Oct 17th, 2007 DJ Weapons, Downtempo, Dub/Reggae, Remixes steve 2 min read

A Quick Rant I get a lot of emails about why I don’t post every day. Let me explain if I may. I try to be as discerning as I can about the things I post. Fact is, if it’s not something I think you all would like, then it doesn’t deserve the pixels. Like I’ve said before, music blogging is way out of control….


Aug 14th, 2007 Dub/Reggae, Instrumental steve 1 min read

I know I tend to wax poetic about Brooklyn’s Studio BPM, but in New York City, where people obsess over finding the next, best thing, it’s always important to value what’s happening right now. Not to be confused with Studio B in Greenpoint, Studio BPM is a lesser known performance space run by true music enthusiasts, and the veritable home of the Better Borough’s finest…

Loo & Placido

Jan 29th, 2007 DJ Weapons, Downtempo, Dub/Reggae, Mash-Ups/Blends steve 1 min read

Although I don’t post too much dub or reggae, today’s post ventures into that much hallowed territory without the least bit of confidence or expertise. Take it from me, if there’s an SK post on the topic, you can guarantee that it’s of the re-edit/mashup variety. The Paris Duo Loo & Placido (Thanks Andre! Fatcity mis-posted. This is not by J*Star) drops this mysterious white…