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Will Jungle Be the Next Craze From Britain?

Report by Simon Reynolds, The New York Times, 6 August 1995

JUNGLE – A FRENETIC, fiercely percussive dance sound made using samples and computers – is the most exciting musical movement to emerge from Britain since ...

Drum & Bass: Sonic Youth

Guide by Kodwo Eshun, The Face, January 1996

CALL IT drum & bass, breakbeat science or hardstep. As jungle accelerates faster into the future, it is splintering into a million different theme tunes ...

4 Hero: The Sound of Unimaginable Dreams

Interview by Bethan Cole, Mixmag, March 1996

Dego and Mark are 4 Hero. And Jason's Optical Stairway. And Tom & Jerry. And the brains behind Reinforced Records. They gave Goldie a break ...

4 Hero

Book Excerpt by Ben Thompson, Seven Years Of Plenty, 1998

IT’S A humid, late-summer day in 1997. In a ramshackle northwest London recording studio, a soft breeze kisses the skin: not some cooling breath of ...

Talvin Singh: O.K. (Talking Loud/Mercury); 4 Hero: Two Pages (Island)

Review by Marc Weingarten, Vibe, November 1998

Is electronic music turning into the underground equivalent of New Age music? ...


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