Mr. Clark with two intriguing takes about dynamics/exponentiality/diminishing returns within the pirate radio 'nuum. Especially interesting to read about London gun culture, "hunger", and blocked routes to self-advancement, in light of this recent, most peculiar squirm of squeamishness concerning what would seem to be undeniable aspects of the sociological backdrop to grime.
Meanwhile, for the NY shanty house massif, two upcomings:
Friday April 1st
'Keepin' it low'- special brand new event
DJ Dinesh Birthday bashment featuring:
Greg Poole, Edwin Stats & DJ Dinesh & MC Deadly Crisis, RX crew UK
Playing a mix of Dancehall, Hip-hop, UK Grime, & Bhangra
Classic bollywood films to be screened throughout the night
No Cover, Doors: 10pm-4am
Location: White Rabbit, 145 East Houston st., Corner of Eldridge and Houston, F or V to 2nd ave stop
Saturday April 16th
HEAT - 'The Grime showdown'
for the first time in NYC
Jon e Cash (Black Ops, UK),
DJ Dread D (Black Ops, UK)
HEAT brings you the current godfather of the UK Grime and sublow scene. Jone E cash hails the legendary London Black ops crew- responsible for several underground grime anthems including 'War', is a major producer in the UK scene. He is also backed by DJ Dread D, famed selector from the Blackops crew. Expect to be hit with raw energetic grimey beats, live MCing and pure Blackops mayhem.
Plus MC: DJ Dinesh & Greg Poole and MC Deadly Crisis, UK
Location: Crash Mansion, 199 Bowery, corner of Bowery and spring st
11:30pm to 4am, $5 before 12pm, $10 after,
www.Goldspotmusic.com or 212-560-0951