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Roni Size and Reprazent

Roni Size and Reprazent

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It's a Jungle Out There...

Overview by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 15 October 1994

Ask yer proverbial suburban kid on the street, and chances are they won't be into Blur, Suede, Nirvana or Oasis — they'll be hardcore JUNGLE ...

Law of the Jungle

Overview by Chris Campion, URB, 1995

NEW MUSIC is born of the old. Hip-hop and Rock 'n' Roll can be traced back through Delta Blues, field and slave songs back to ...

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 ...

Bristol responds to Bass

Report and Interview by Emma Warren, Jockey Slut, December 1996

More than any other British city Bristol has always had an identifiable musical sound. From Smith and Mighty, Massive Attack, Tricky and Portishead, to current ...

Roni Size & Reprazent: Against the current and in the mainstream

Interview by David Sinclair, The Times, 5 September 1997

For Roni Size and his drum and bass army, winning the 1997 Mercury Music Prize is a means to an end, writes David Sinclair ...

Roni Size and Reprazent: Victoria Park, London

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 27 September 1997


Roni Size and Reprazent: Pet Projects Win Prizes

Interview by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 18 October 1997

RONI SIZE and REPRAZENT's Mercury Prize-winning brand of soulful drum'n'bass has made them the most successful junglist crossover act yet... NME finds out why. Breakbeats ...

Roni Size and Reprazent: The best record of 1997

Interview by Andy Crysell, Muzik, November 1997

That's Roni Size and Reprazent's drum & bass classic New Forms. Or at least it is according to the Mercury Music Prize's panel of judges. ...

Roni Size & Reprazent: Academy, Manchester

Live Review by John McCready, MOJO, December 1997

I'D STOOD in the same spot a month or so ago watching David Bowie — an old man using drum'n'bass as a kind of fashionable ...

Roni Size and Reprazent: Collective Consciousness

Report and Interview by David Stubbs, Vox, January 1998

Dust off your bus pass and get down with RONI SIZE and REPRAZENT. There's Bristol beats aplenty, Genghis Khan gets a look in, and skipping ...

Lords Of The Dance

Report by Will Hermes, Rolling Stone, 30 April 1998


Run DMC, Chemical Brothers, Roni Size et al: Creamfields, Winchester

Live Review by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, 9 May 1998

It's a Cream come true! We join the madness that's CREAMFIELDS in Winchester with Primal Scream! Cornershop! Roni Size! Run DMC! The full bloody monty! ...

Reprazent: In The Mode (One Little Indian)

Review by Toby Manning, Select, November 2000

Mercury-winning Bristol drum'n'bass gang. Features guest spots from Zack De La Rocha and Method Man. ...

Roni Size & Reprazent: In The Mode

Review by Simon Reynolds, Uncut, November 2000

FOLLOW-UP to 1997's New Forms ...

Curse of the Mercury

Comment by Andy Gill, The Independent, 14 June 2006

The shortlist for Britain's most prestigious music prize is announced next week. Avoid being on it, warns Andy Gill ...

Speech Debelle/Roni Size & Reprazent: Colston Hall, Bristol

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, The Times, 28 September 2009

Speech Debelles's challenge is to translate the pleasures of her terrific album into something that works on a big stage ...

Roni Size: New Forms

Review by Mike Diver,, 25 October 2010

Size's celebrated Mercury winner suits home listening as well as the dancefloor. ...

see also Dynamite MC


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