Monthly Archives: May 2021


If you’ve been scouring the interweb for when the next instalment of Adam ‘Lack Of Afro’ Gibbons’ soundtrack-to-a-film-that-doesn’t-exist, your target is in the open – for the Manhunt EP is out now.  It follows The Here We Go EP and constitutes the second part of what will be the Last Bastion LP when it drops on red vinyl in the summer. Those who caught the first one will be

DJ FORMAT: Devil’s Workshop

DJ FORMAT:  Devil's WorkshopRating: ★★★★★ If ‘the devil makes work for idle hands’ then the pandemic has been nothing less than a veritable ‘devil’s workshop’ – so be glad at least two of the hands in question belonged to DJ Format who has summoned forth a suitably prodigious creative opus in the form of his new album entitled, naturally, Devil’s Workshop. Which

THE NEXTMEN X EVA LAZARUS: Afterglow Dub / Rude Gyal

Here’s the new Nextmen single then, on which they get cheeky with Wilkinson’s 2013 cut Afterglow and re-boot Rude Boy, the best track off their 2018 LP collaboration Pound For Pound with Gentleman’s Dub Club. If you’re familiar with the original of Afterglow, you’ll know it for a pop-oriented slice of D&B. In the hands of The Nextmen however, it becomes a warm dub reggae