Robert Christgau on Swet Shop Boys, Grime Luminaries, and a Reggae Newcomer
The Dean reviews two records from the transatlantic hip-hop trio, two from Wiley, one from Dizzee, and a fetching, message-free record from Chronixx.
Don’t @ Me: ‘Maths + English’ Is The Best Grime and Pop Crossover Album
Okay, so everything Dizzee Rascal did after isn’t great. But his third album is overlooked as a near-perfect bridge between two worlds.
Nowhere to Go: The Crisis in Local Youth Club Funding and Access to Music
Recently, Britain’s youth centres had £260m cut from their budgets, making it even harder for kids to break into the music industry.