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Step Outside: Spring Dubstep Reviews

Forthcoming tunes from Punch Drunk, Scuba, Hessle Audio, and Hotflush. Read the rest of this entry »

Blinding Lights of Fiction: Kode9 & Space Ape


As far as I can see, science fiction has lost that sense of the new, because its vision has materialised around us. We take it for granted. The future envisaged by science fiction is now our past, and the result is it’s probably come to a natural end. That doesn’t mean that one can’t continue writing it: one just has to move into a different terrain. – JG at Ballardian

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Reviews: Late summer preview

New vinyl from Shackleton, Appleblim, Gatekeeper and Geeneus, plus Dubstep Allstars 4 and Tempa Allstars 3Read the rest of this entry »

Review: Burial

Review by way of response to K-Punk on the soon-come Burial album on Hyperdub. Dissensus is the comment box…

EDIT: More thoughts on Burial and kind words on my post from k-punk.


k-punk: I actually, genuinely can’t believe how good this album is… I’m having trouble listening to anything else, and every time I do listen to it, I find something new in it.

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Review: Lord of the Mic DVD

‘One of the most striking developments of the grime scene to date has been the meteoric rise of DVD’s. It seems like there’s a new one being released every other week, boasting ‘exclusive freestyles, in da streets footage etc.’ and accompanying mix CD’s…  Read the rest of this entry »

Hyperdub Vector – Dubstep Allstars 3

Preview Tempa’s forthcoming Dubstep Allstars Volume 3, mixed by kode9. Read the rest of this entry »


Low End Theory

LOW END THEORY: Bass, Bodies and the Materiality of Sonic Experience (Bloomsbury, 2016)

Woofah 4

Woofah 4

We are…

Riddim.ca was founded by DJ/writer paul autonomic (aka Mr. Bump) in February 2005 as a hub for North America's nascent grime and dubstep scenes. Since then we've helped promote events across the continent and made friends around the world. Mostly dormant now, we're host to one of the web's largest collections of writing on the late-Garage dis/continuum as well as a growing collection of rare audio and scans (coming eventually).