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Is Unknown T UK Rap’s Perennial Prince in Waiting?

His breakout song was drill but "Throwback" leans into UK garage. Is he the next UK rap star in waiting – making quality over quantity?
Ryan Bassil

I Went to a UK Garage-Themed Brunch So Maybe This Is the End for British Nightlife

“Get your gun fingers ready for the launch of the rowdiest brunch this side of the Watford Gap.”
Josh Baines
New music

Roam Is the Producer Bringing Dark UK Garage to Toronto on 'REMNANTS'

Evoking Burial, Roam's shadowy new album is for introspective nights alone or at the club.
Phil Witmer

UK Garage, Jungle and Fashion Will Always Be Connected

How a new exhibition series on 90s British rave culture, co-curated by one half of Chase & Status, explores that link.
Tshepo Mokoena

Holy Shit! So Solid Crew Reunited to Celebrate 20 Years of UKG on Sunday Night

They reformed as part of Boiler Room's '20 Years of UK Garage' season.
Noisey UK Staff
VICE UK is Fifteen

We Got Gen Z to Review 2002

The year VICE UK was launched, Britain was a very different place.
Ruth Faj
Remembering Things

Burial’s ‘Untrue’ Still Captures London in a Way Unmatched Since

The album’s story is one of loneliness, love, family, ghosts – it continues to sound like the city that birthed it, a decade later.
Jamie Milton

Summer in London Will Always Mean UK Garage Blasting Out of Passing Cars

A love letter to the sound that unites an entire city for a few glorious weeks a year.
Josh Baines

Watch Our New Short Film About the Origins of UK Garage

We traveled south of the river and back in time to chart the early days of a scene that changed UK clubbing forever.
Remembering Things

The Complicated Legacy of So Solid Crew

From murder to charges to BRIT awards, the story of the south London collective is a labyrinthine one involving a cast of more than 20 characters.
Francisco Garcia

“The Feeling”: the Genre-Less Sound That Evokes the Tragedy and Triumph of Summer

One time for the rare tracks that capture the bittersweet freedom of leaving the house with nothing more than a debit card in your shorts.
Ryan Bassil
Remembering Things

Be Brave, Clench Fists: 'Original Pirate Material' is a Timeless Document of Britain

On his debut album 15 years ago, Mike Skinner set out a hedonistic document of love, life and strife – and set it to a UK garage soundtrack that hasn’t been bettered since.
Ryan Bassil