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Kinetic Riddims: Dexplicit


From 2002’s ‘UK Ravers’ to ‘Forward Riddim,’ 4×4 with Shola Ama and even remixes for M.I.A., Dexplicit has worked in just about every style under the grime banner.  Riddim.ca talks to him about his new label (DXP Recordings), the success of ‘Pow,’ the globalisation of grime, and the science of dancefloor kinetics.

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Review: Dubstep Roundup

Kicking off the New Year with our new review section. New releases from Burial, Shackleton, Appleblim, Slaughter Mob, Search & Destroy and S.N.O. With a little luck (and a few promos – *wink wink* the publicists crew) we hope this will become a regular feature. Read the rest of this entry »

Dead Can Dance: Appleblim


As one half of the Skull Disco crew, Bath-based Appleblim has been making a name for himself on both sides of the Atlantic with his debut release “Mystikal Warrior” and the recent monster-riddims “Girder” and “Cheat I.”  On the verge of his second joint-12″ release with Shackleton, Appleblim talks to us about raving in Bristol, his approach to production, playing out, and what to expect from Skull Disco over the next year.

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Interview: Dogzilla


In a genre where battles rhymes still rule the lyrical field, OT Crew’s Dogzilla comes with stories of STDs, prison, and the tribulations of trying to make it in the garage scene since the days of Ayia Napa.  Now, newly signed with an album on the way in 2006, Dogzilla speaks with Riddim.ca about his record deal, his crew, grafting on the pirates, and fishing trips in Dagenham.  Plus, we also get an exclusive sneak preview of the track “Memories” from his forthcoming album.

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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).