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Is Unknown T UK Rap’s Perennial Prince in Waiting?

His breakout song was drill but "Throwback" leans into UK garage. Is he the next UK rap star in waiting – making quality over quantity?
Ryan Bassil
New music

Roam Is the Producer Bringing Dark UK Garage to Toronto on 'REMNANTS'

Evoking Burial, Roam's shadowy new album is for introspective nights alone or at the club.
Phil Witmer

UK Garage, Jungle and Fashion Will Always Be Connected

How a new exhibition series on 90s British rave culture, co-curated by one half of Chase & Status, explores that link.
Tshepo Mokoena

Holy Shit! So Solid Crew Reunited to Celebrate 20 Years of UKG on Sunday Night

They reformed as part of Boiler Room's '20 Years of UK Garage' season.
Noisey UK Staff
Remembering Things

Burial’s ‘Untrue’ Still Captures London in a Way Unmatched Since

The album’s story is one of loneliness, love, family, ghosts – it continues to sound like the city that birthed it, a decade later.
Jamie Milton
Remembering Things

The Complicated Legacy of So Solid Crew

From murder to charges to BRIT awards, the story of the south London collective is a labyrinthine one involving a cast of more than 20 characters.
Francisco Garcia

“The Feeling”: the Genre-Less Sound That Evokes the Tragedy and Triumph of Summer

One time for the rare tracks that capture the bittersweet freedom of leaving the house with nothing more than a debit card in your shorts.
Ryan Bassil
Remembering Things

Be Brave, Clench Fists: 'Original Pirate Material' is a Timeless Document of Britain

On his debut album 15 years ago, Mike Skinner set out a hedonistic document of love, life and strife – and set it to a UK garage soundtrack that hasn’t been bettered since.
Ryan Bassil
Holy Shit

If Anyone Deserved a BAFTA Nomination It's Kurupt FM

Get out the way Graham Norton, Brentford is coming for ya.
Joe Zadeh
Longreads Or Whatever

Rise Craig David, Your Time is Now

Fifteen years after his first number one, the world is finally ready to accept him on his own terms.
Angus Harrison

So Solid Crew Keep Hurting My Soul

The instrumental for "UK Hot Wid It" sounds like a Garageband disaster and I'm still mourning their non-Lovebox appearance
Errol Anderson