Free Music Evangelising

One of the biggest tricks the free music movement is missing at the moment is one which is all too often barred to us by the very mediums we chose to use. I’ve noted before, fairly bitterly in fact, the near absurd preference the scene seems to show for electronic and experimental music and, for what it’s worth, I maintain that the balance we maintain genre wise is an unhealthy and all too often self-indulgent one. Continue reading Free Music Evangelising

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Ras Amerlock : 2010, A Bass Oddity (Trinity All Stars)

Ras Amerlock – 2010, A Bass Oddity (Trinity All Stars)

Dub is rarely percieved as a genre with a tendency towards variety for reasons which, to most, are fairly obvious. After all, most Dub actually *is* fairly similar and with the basics of the beat almost engrained in the foundations of the music there’s limited scope for creative dabbling. Sure, you can go all out Electronic, or you can hold hard to traditionalism, or choose one of the paths in between the two but ultimately it remains a struggle to truly burst out of the confines of convention. Continue reading Ras Amerlock : 2010, A Bass Oddity (Trinity All Stars)

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ETHX : Boom To Bloom

ETHX – Boom To Bloom

It’s a rarity within the CC world to come across a new album, from an act you don’t know which does in fact have some star quality to it. Not that fame is any measure of quality of course, but discovering something with one third/half of Political/Alternative Hip-Hoppers ‘The Coup’ making some notable contributions still appeals at least a little to my sense of celeb stalking. Of course any notion of that would rely on you having heard of ‘The Coup’ in the first place, which I’m sure many didn’t, but seek out some of their stuff nonetheless; it should make for a worthwhile listen. Continue reading ETHX : Boom To Bloom

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