Signed to Columbia Records after only one 12" release; Skream, Benga & Artwork aka Magnetic Man are now festival vetrans who count Lily Allen as a fan and today themselves a very long way from Croydon, where they grew up.
The originator/pioneer of dubstep music Benny iLL from Horsepower join us on GetDarkerTV Episode 30!
Darkside has dedicated a lot of his life to music and Dubstep. With his website GetDarker.com and also boasting a prime time radio show on London’s leading underground station as well as playing out, it’s obvious that he is a busy man!
Darkside interviews 16Bit live on Rinse FM, 22 January 2009.
Rusko tears apart his track Rats In The Kitchen (feat. Clipz) in this classic Producer Masterclass from 2008
Filmed back in 2008 on a Croydon rooftop, Skream & Benga give a 'beginners guide' to Dubstep.
An interview with Skream & Benga at Last.fm/Presents at Massive Attack's Meltdown in London, September 2008
Sgt. Pokes interview at Dour Festival, Belgium 2008.
"Its important to remember who you are and why you doing what you do, because only that way you can be" ... "otherwise its just imitation" Mala
Mala speaks to Emma Warren for the Fireslide Interview, RMBA, July 2008.
Darkside speaks to N-Type, one of dubstep's favourite sons, spills the beans on the past, present and future of the scene outside FWD + Rinse at The End, London
In 2008, Mary Anne Hobbs narrates a documentary on the topic of Dubstep, speaking with Mala, Skream, Benga, Distance, Pinch, Pokes, NType, Artwork, Loefah, Blackdown, Benny ill, Chef + many more.
Darkside interviews Ikonika live on Rinse FM, 7th February 2008.
Ahead of their Fabric Live CD, Caspa & Rusko speak to Darkside, 24th November 2007.
Arthur aka Artwork (now a member of Magnetic Man) gives us the lowdown of the scene from day one to the current period, mentioning Big Apple Records, along with the label, and of course production from Benny Ill to Skream & Benga...
Public Enemy producer Hank Shocklee needs no introduction. Some of this interview appeared in the current issue of DJ Magazine, in a piece about dubstep. Here’s the rest...
Back in 2007, Darkside interviewed Subeena & Dot and discuss everything music and their record label - 'Immigrant Recordings', live on Rinse FM.