How an Early Christmas Single Helped Hip-Hop Explode

Kurtis Blow's 1979 track "Christmas Rappin'" was proof that rap had a place in the money-or-nothing recording industry. It was also just really sweet.


We Got Three Big Beat Producers from Back in the Day to Explain What Their Genre Actually Was

"A melting pot of 60s funk, breaks, hip hop, and whatever else was to hand thrown in for good measure."


2 Bad Mice Have Remixed Altern 8 and the Result is a The Most Euphoric Record of the Year

It'll have you digging out that old Global Hypercolour t-shirt in no time.


Jozef K & Winter Son Experience an Acid Flashback on the UK Rave Inspired "Smiling Through Wide Eyes"

This will carry you away to a muddy field somewhere on the right side of 1995.


Enzo Siragusa's Inspirational Jungle Jams

Massive tracks from Andy C to Slipmatt.


When Crowdfunding Goes Right: Compensating the Last Living Creator of the Famed "Amen Break"

A UK DJ has launched a fund to compensate the sole remaining Winston—and raised over $22,000.


Plump DJs Still Bring The Plumpest Basslines

We've got the premiere of "U Belong 2 Us" from the UK breakbeat stalwarts.