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  1. Funky/London/UK House

    Dubplate Boris. Supa D. Apple. Funky Taffa. and other Rinse DJs. Wigman (?). It's growing and changing. UK house: the new UK garage?

    Started by Blackdown‎, 12-11-2007 10:25 PM
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    bum fluff 'tache, funky finney, wots in yr handbag moment
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  2. Rap 2016

    First with a tune from 2015. Keep up. But I love this tune. Like, really, really like it. Like, really like it. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9bVsHZyR_tQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    Started by mistersloane‎, 11-02-2016 04:50 PM
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  3. if New York can die so can London

    do you ever worry about this? london has had a great run. but from afar i cant help worrying that its sputtering to a halt. im not sur its about to go as shit as new york but it suffers from a lot of th same problems id imagine. genuflecting to a mythos, stupid rents, wowsers, overezalous policing,...

    Started by luka‎, 27-06-2011 01:51 AM
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    if new york can die so can this thread, london's ok if you like saxophones
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  4. Juke

    I've seen few other threads talking about booty, ghettotech and juke. But there is this mindblowing street culture in chicago based on footworking and this abstract, dark and fucked up version of juke. http://fr.youtube.com/watch?v=hgnZ2yQChlY http://fr.youtube.com/watch?v=Qu1kBdj3nr8...

    Started by synaptic‎, 23-10-2008 01:15 AM
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    djfinaltrip wtf, don't mess with mms, juking it out, teklife
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  5. NASTY Crew vs. Roll Deep

    "NASTY or Roll Deep needs it's own thread, really, if it hasn't existed before. " Here it is. Roll Deep did some heinous crimes on grime music (In At The Deep End, encouraging people like Syer Bars and Discarda) but I prefer them. Wiley, Dizzee, Flow Dan, Riko, Trim, Scratchy, Roachee,...

    Started by Sick Boy‎, 02-03-2009 06:08 PM
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  6. Jungle

    I wanna know the best jungle tracks. im a teenager in america so i totally missed out on the whole of jungle. Actually i would rather you not tell me the "best" tracks because i don't want to limit myself ie i want to make up my own mind. so just give me a jumping off point.

    Started by seelafa‎, 18-08-2008 03:30 AM
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  7. KAN YAY OR KAN NAY? (The Kanye West Thread)

    Strikes me as odd that there isn't a thread about Kanye already on here (perhaps there is and my search function ain't shit). 'Yeezus' is topping all of the end of year polls for music critics, and not a day goes by that I don't see something about Kanye beating up paparazzi, or chucking hecklers...

    Started by Corpsey‎, 10-12-2013 09:09 PM
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  8. Great 2 Step?

    When it comes to 2Step amongst music fans there's quite alot of skimming which passes for erudition. The canons of Ardkore, Drum and Bass and Grime are actually pretty exhaustive. Ardkore especially is known very deeply. I'd like to see the blind alleys of 2Step explored a little better. Going...

    Started by Woebot‎, 15-12-2005 07:05 AM
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    *cums in a sock*
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  9. GRIME- breaking news, gossip, slander, lies etc

    cuz i'm one of the worst offenders in starting loads of little grime threads, i thought i'd start this thread, as a place where people can post little titbits of grime info. a little like those 'rolling threads' on ILM. so, to kick things off: YOU MUST get the young.dot EP. the best grime...

    Started by simon silverdollar‎, 13-09-2005 11:04 AM
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  10. Revenge of the Nerds: Backpack Rap Appreciation Thread

    I've been listening to Soundbombing 1 and 2, Superrappin' and Lyricist Lounge over the last few days and rediscovering the modest pleasures that attend late 90's underground rap music. Of course, you get some complete no hopers, some wild eccentrics who veer all over the place, a general lack...

    Started by Corpsey‎, 04-02-2016 11:43 AM
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  11. Radio is magic

    I am a big fan of radio and its various modern incarnations. There is a lot of shit talk about people now having everything on demand and 'consumers' wanting to cherry pick the best tunes from an album and all that. In parallel, words like 'curate' have been debased by all sorts of self-important...

    Started by Sectionfive‎, 22-01-2016 03:37 AM
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  12. r&b

    the ones i'm loving right now are john legend-used to love you mario-let me love you and akon-ghetto all gorgeous songs, i might get that akon album, has anyone heard it?

    Started by luka‎, 09-03-2005 01:14 PM
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  13. Coobe-beatz

    OG grime mc from east ham. was on radio with petchy, spyro etc. turned producer few years ago. i know him from school but i hope thats not clouding my judgement https://soundcloud.com/coobe-beatz/morelo-cherry-pipes https://soundcloud.com/coobe-beatz/vision ...

    Started by luka‎, 19-04-2015 07:51 PM
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  14. the bowie thread

    i read this by mr reynolds (to use the NY times' quaintly formal style sheet): http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/10/arts/music/the-singer-who-fell-to-earth.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0&hp lots of observations, though still unsure what his actual opinion of the new record is (other than it being a...

    Started by rubberdingyrapids‎, 08-03-2013 07:09 PM
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  15. 80's R'n'B/Electro-soul

    Youtube has become the primary way for me to find old but new-to-me music that I would otherwise have no way of ever knowing about. Being pretty young, this kind of stuff was being made when I was just a toddler. Here's a handful I've found thanks to the tube: Starpoint - Object Of My Desire...

    Started by drilla‎, 16-04-2008 05:16 AM
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  16. Poll Poll: MANCHESTER

    though it rends my heart I had to leave out the charlatans. and the carpets were from oldham before anyone complains...

    Started by Benny B‎, 01-02-2016 03:42 PM
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  17. Shuffling / House Music / Cutting Shapes

    There is obviously something going on with House music in London with DJs like Mark Radford and dance styles such as cutting shapes / shuffling whatever it is called. Don't really know anything about it so excuse me if I sound ignorant. Thought a new thread to compile and cover what is happening...

    Started by continuum‎, 29-12-2012 09:35 PM
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    a 1000 tunes and not 1 anthem, are you really from the ends?, attractions including a magician, blazey sorted me with this one, bore to the floor, bumming radford on twitter, buy my japanese internet house 12, darkside donk, deadout, didn't they do this in 1986?, dominic did a tefl course, dominic does streetslang, esperanto juggalo, even trilliam got bored of this, fun with balloons, i write for the guardian, id rather play fifa, im dom, just house innit, know the bubble, middle class 30 somethings talk house, nuff nuum for continuum, radford is older than my dad, show me the dance, top knot, trilliam was right, trilliam was wrong, upgrunt house, who the fuck is mark radford
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  18. Undie HipHop

    I'm curious what you people think of this whole thing. Initially when I started listening to underground/indie hiphop I was pretty dismissive, since I've got my head adjusted I've become fairly interested. One guy I took an about face on was Sage Francis. The general consensus on ILM...

    Started by scarboi‎, 15-10-2004 05:53 PM
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  19. Lightbulb Recommended mixes and playlists

    ok - obviously a difficult thread to start without inviting spam or self-promotion - neither of which will be tolerated. the rule is this: 1) recommend either a mix on youtube, a youtube playlist, a spotify playlist, a soundcloud, mixcloud mix or direct download (you get the idea - other...

    Started by Woebot‎, 30-10-2015 07:27 AM
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  20. Question Help me identify these obscure 90s rap tracks

    Two things I heard on the radio back in the day and have never been able to identify since: "Good Good Feeling" (?) Sounded like The Pharcyde. Very laid-back and swingy but with a really gross final verse about torturing people. "One in the Chamber" (?) Kinda sounded like Raekwon or...

    Started by connect_icut‎, 28-08-2012 10:15 PM
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  21. ...:::::...::Real Hip-Hop:::...::.... 2015

    REAL hip-hop ONLY http://trapsntrunks.com/2015/01/16/gunplay-in-the-air-freestyle/ GUNPLAY ON FEEL IT IN THE AIR

    Started by luka‎, 17-01-2015 01:03 PM
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  22. Amazing TV performances

    Brilliant, funny, stupid, sad. Any genre will do, but mine are mainly rock. One or two videos per post pls. Not a big fan of this tune, or even this era of Young, but definitely the zenith of this particular variant of trailer park rock. He apparently had his personal trainer back stage putting...

    Started by droid‎, 21-01-2016 10:19 PM
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  23. separating an artist from their private life

    http://popbitch.com/home/2016/01/21/all-u-can-stomach/ i was reading this post on popbitch about the new r kelly album and wondering about how messy this can actually get. in rap, there are probably lots of artists who rap about all sorts of nasty behaviour, but in real life, might actually...

    Started by rubberdingyrapids‎, 22-01-2016 12:21 PM
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  24. Trance

    Who else here is into TRANCE, the greatest genre of all time?? I searched the dissensus threads and none of the titles contained the word "trance", so I decided to start this one...

    Started by Troy‎, 20-08-2007 09:25 PM
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    trance
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  25. A Sensitive Dependence on Initial Conditions (or random events that changed music)

    OK, Im looking for life changing and/or random events that had a major influence on the personal lives of musicians and/or the history of music - a couple of examples: Geno Washington turning up at a party with a couple of Ian Brown's mates, and convincing Brown that he had what it took to be a...

    Started by droid‎, 29-07-2015 11:48 PM
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  26. The gentrification of Grime

    There's something in the air, I'm seeing a lot of tweets about this. Not solely the gentrification, the bandwagon jumping. What's going on?

    Started by Corpsey‎, 20-12-2015 06:34 PM
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  27. Great lyricists

    Inspired by Crowley slagging off bowies lyrics. No rappers allowed. Paul Simon Hal david Smokey Robinson Joni mitchell Lemmy

    Started by luka‎, 28-01-2016 12:47 AM
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  28. Curated Ardkore Thread

    http://keepingvinylalive.bigcartel.com/products

    Started by Woebot‎, 29-01-2016 10:12 AM
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  29. Part-Time Punks: Are Amateurs Ruining Dance Music?

    http://www.attackmagazine.com/features/columns/part-time-punks-are-amateurs-ruining-dance-music/

    Started by Leo‎, 10-06-2015 01:33 PM
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  30. Dissensus Raw Productions

    Dissensus Raw Productions Place for raw, ruff, rude, jagged, edgy and strong vibe productions. Every producer is welcomed, even if you're not registered here! The idea was from discussion about post-dubstep/future garage/etc. being too bland/polite/safe in rolling back to the future...

    Started by gremino‎, 17-04-2011 09:59 AM
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  31. When 'should' you have been born, considering the music you love the most?

    Trigger warning: silly hypothetical thread. Alloooow it. In roughly what year 'should' you have been born to make the most of the period/scene/genre of music you like the most? Would you opt for 1950, so as to have been 17 in the original Summer of Love? Or skip two decades and be that age...

    Started by Mr. Tea‎, 22-01-2016 05:18 PM
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  32. Re-issued music from far-flung places.

    Seems like a bit of a a golden era at the moment for official releases anyway. Not really sure why, lots of kids I meet seem to be getting in to Fela. Prob helped a bit by Nas sampling Mulatu Astatke, William Onyeabors success, ethnomusicy blogs, and resurgence of digging and vinyl culture.

    Started by ether‎, 31-08-2014 09:59 PM
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  33. Serial Pioneers/Innovators

    Artists whose output has pioneered or innovated more than once. These innovations can include whole genres, stylistic flourishes, production techniques, etc. I’ll kick things off with Miles Davis. His playing with the harmon mute without the stem established a particular timbre of trumpet...

    Started by sadmanbarty‎, 20-01-2016 02:24 PM
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  34. After radio shows with that pirate energy (Any genre)

    Basically I mean anything from that grime/funky/jungle end of things, ideally would have MC/s on it but not necessarily. Also wondering what's going on on this end of the spectrum these days. Where are the Petchy equivalents in 2016? Do they even exist? Really this was going to be...

    Started by Corpsey‎, 08-01-2016 02:51 PM
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  35. Turkish music

    I heard a lot of this in Berlin in cafes/coming out of people's cars etc. and on the whole, it sounds fantastic. But I know absolutely nothing about Turkish music of any kind - pop, traditional or whatever. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks.

    Started by KernKätzchen‎, 06-01-2007 06:09 PM
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  36. Vinyl dying (for DJ's)

    Seems to be pretty set in stone now that Vinyl in clubs is dying out. Pretty tragic that people like Youngsta had to switch just cos clubs can't be bothered to look after turntables. Also CDJ mixes can sound so machine-like sometimes, can hear them a mile off. Does anyone know why clubs have...

    Started by Phaedo‎, 23-04-2011 01:23 PM
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  37. Brains Grime Producer

    Was just wondering if anyone knows if this guy still makes tunes. Think he was affiliated with Vice? He made the beat for that Slinga/Biggie/2pac tune on Prancehall's mixtape, and then also this: and the Low-dan, which I can't find online, but the one of soulfood 3 that blackdown wrote...

    Started by Patrick Swayze‎, 13-01-2016 08:05 PM
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  38. Dancehall

    Happy New Year first of all! I mostly lurk on here without posting, but suddenly this seemed the natural place to turn, as there's always some pretty deep musical knowledge on display on these boards. Couldn't see another thread dedicated to the topic, so here we go. Having listened to roots...

    Started by dd528‎, 06-01-2011 09:59 PM
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  39. Non-English rap

    I was reading this Guardian article (http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/06/reclusive-french-rap-duo-shun-record-deal-shoot-to-top-itunes-chart) and was wondering if you all had some non-English rap favourites as well. Could be any language I guess. Or is everybody here from either the UK or...

    Started by yyaldrin‎, 11-11-2015 12:19 PM
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  40. Todd Terry

    A mate played out a load of his early tracks at a party the other night, and for the first time (er, like twenty years later) I really GOT the appeal of the Todd sound. It's in those rushing/racing/careering almost tinny drums. I dug out that LP "To The Batmobile" and have been loving it to the...

    Started by Woebot‎, 06-06-2007 07:28 AM
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