Bottom Forty

Bottom Forty is a mirror ball in New York, a basement in Chicago, a cruise in L.A. and a night in the desert.

Enter “Beyond” via Walton and Hyperdub

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August 29, 2013

Very intrigued by Walton’s debut album on Hyperdub. I respect hearing several styles and genres placed together in a distinct new way, and Beyond is a perfect example. You’ll catch some pieces of underground dance music; house, grime, garage and bits of R&B. But it’s the overall Beyond package and effortless execution of these elements that dazzles me. Walton has created his own environment, with enough diversity to attract a wide range of listeners.

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Arctic Gets Grimey on Shook EP

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June 19, 2013

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Last month I wrote about the March’85 compilation Tracks 4 My Mom, which featured an acid track from Arctic. Well he is at it again, this time with his own Shook EP on Coyote Records. This release sits in the grime realm. I wanted to catch up with Arctic, whose been on my blog many times. So I hit up my Australian buddy and organized thisĀ new Disco Droppings interview. I take you inside his recent artist activities, which include collaborations with Seattle local Kid Smpl, London’s Rinse.fm and the DJ/producer Brackles.

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