UKG

OK THEN

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
12.11.17
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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.
THUMP Staff
6.8.17
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
5.31.17
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London Police Form 696 Still Exists, and It's Still Unfairly Targeting Grime Shows: Everything You Need to Know

London's Met Police risk assessment form was introduced over a decade ago, leading to the voluntary cancellation of high-profile grime gigs, but now there’s a possibility it might finally be revoked.
Daisy Jones
3.28.17
Op-Eds

The Enduring Legacy of the 'Pure Garage' Compilation CD

How the iconic series, mixed by DJ EZ, became the mainstream face of a UK genre reaching its pinnacle.
Sam Diss
3.13.17
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This Scorching Mix from Conducta Offers a Taste of UK Garage's New Generation

We also scored a chat with the Bristol native about what new UKG producers you need to be listening to.
David Garber
5.20.16
UK Garage

We Spoke to the Writer Behind a UK Garage Themed Play

Sabrina Mahfouz's production is set in 2001, the halycon days of Britain, Blair and bouncing BPMs.
Tom Usher
3.16.16
thump news

DJ EZ Announces Plans to DJ for 24 Solid Hours in Aid of Cancer Research UK

The day-long session will be streamed live on his website later this month.
THUMP Staff
2.10.16
Listen

Shift K3y's Back With Another Certified Screamer

Todd Edwards for the Tinder generation's done it again on super slink new cut "Gone Missing."
THUMP Staff
11.20.15
Music

The History and Future of Kool FM, London's Oldest Jungle Radio Station

The pirate station has spent nearly a quarter of a century transmitting hardcore, jungle, and drum 'n' bass from antennas installed on the roofs of public housing estates.
Jamie Clifton
8.6.15
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Killjoy Educates Us on the Sounds of UK Pirate Radio

Garage, soundsystem culture, and a whole lotta whomp on the Nottingham man's debut guest mix.
Jemayel Khawaja
5.29.15
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'Pull Up' Unites Garage and Jungle Legends Sticky and General Levy

UKG legend Sticky and jungle pioneer General Levy return a killer new single.
THUMP Staff
10.29.14
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