Peverelist ‘Dance Til The Police Come b/w Fundamentals’

Leeds’ finest post-millennial export company welcomes one of our favourite artists from the nu-breed for a double header that’s got ‘universal’ stamped on the sleeve. Think ravey, think breakbeat, but, most importantly, think mainroom bass music with no fart noises.

Various Artists ‘Fabriclive 56 mixed by Pearson Sound/Ramadanman’

Various Artists / Fabriclive 56 mixed by Pearson Sound/Ramadanman CD Fabric / Released March 21st 2011 One glance at the 30-strong tracklist for this latest in Fabric’s beats and breaks offshoot series makes two things pretty clear. Fresh sounds abound, and they’re going to come thick and fast. A bass heavy tune-up steps into an […]

All Blocked Up

With Guido, Untold, Joy Orbison, Modeselektor, Ramadanman, Ben Klock, Claude Von Stroke, Addison Groove, King Midas Sound, dOP, Four Tet, Aphex Twin, Billy Nasty, The Advent, Oscar Mulero, Vitalic, Jacques Green, Matthew Dear and Laurent Garnier.

Pangaea ‘Inna Daze’

It’s good to see the originators aren’t losing the plot then, as Hessle Audio boss Pangaea reminds us why we fell back in love with Leeds, delivering two worthwhile dubstep outing that both nod to classic rave and moody breakbeat.

BBC Sound of 2011 winners revealed

We hedged our bets on James Blake who, placing second, was beaten to the top spot by Jessie J.

James Blake makes BBC hitlist

With ‘A Limit To Your Love’ recently released to more widespread acclaim than you would think possible, it’s no surprise to learn James Blake has made it onto the BBC Music Sound of 2011 Longlist, which this year represents the alt-dance, sparse R&B sound in numbers.

Free Adam Freeland Mix.

Just a quick heads up from Plain and Simple HQ about a free Adam Freeland mix you can get your mitts on: You can download the new mix from Adam Freeland over at Urb. This new mix shows a change of style for Freeland, with an eclectic selection of sounds that represent the kind of […]

Various Artists ‘Modeselektion Vol 1’

This is a compilation made up of artists concerned with a more intelligent side to bass culture, excited by depth as much as shattered subs and broken bins.

Modeselektor take trip to the zoo…

… but amazingly manage to find no chimps. Who’d a thought it possible? Bonfire night sees the release of an impressive compilation courtesy of the men everyone’s been talking about for ages, and still don’t seem bored of. This time the German pair have invited some of their distinguished peers to monkey around with them, […]