Stories

[continuumizm] Current thoughts and reminiscing/nostalgic anecdotes and throwback tales

  • Remembering Kemistry

    Years on from her untimely death on this day we always take a moment to remember Kemistry and the legacy of her contributions to drum & bass.

  • Thank You Keith Prodigy

    On the anniversary of his passing, thinking of Keith Prodigy, his evolution in the group and a particular, personal influence on my life.

  • RIP Leon Music House

    Sad news of Music House dubplate cutter Leon Chu passing away. His impact on the drum & bass scene and beyond will be remembered.

  • Doc Scott Essential Mix Tape Cover

    The man who helped define our 90s deserves a throwback Essential Mix tape cover now that he's done one. Did another design up in honour of the occasion like ones you used to cut out of Mixmag for fun!

  • Talkin' Headz: The Documentary That Put Metalheadz in Focus

    Looking back at Talkin' Headz the Metalheadz documentary released in 1998 that focuses on the label's groundbreaking mid-90s history and captures a key point in a golden era of the drum & bass scene. The lost chapter of the doc can be found in a rare Sunday Sessions video of the Metalheadz club night at the Blue Note.

  • Sherelle Essential Mix throwback Mixmag cutout tape cover

    Sherelle nailed her debut Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1 and it reminded of in the 90s after recording off the broadcast you'd wait for Mixmag Magazine to publish a cut-out cover with tracklist. Made one for fun!

  • Jeopardy! Techno

    A Jeopardy clue screen that referenced Detroit techno dug up from the gameshow's long history in tribute to late host Alex Trebek.

  • Der Klang der Familie - Connecting Berlin, Techno and the Fall of the Wall in an Essential Read

    31 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. 31 Jahre Mauerfall. Nothing more fitting to mark the anniversary than the book Der Klang der Familie that connects Berlin, techno and the reunification time into an essential read.

  • SWU FM Goes On Air in Bristol

    SWU.FM a new radio station in Bristol is on the air officially & legally after a long building process and looks to draw from the rich pool of underground dance music artists and soundsystem culture roots of the community for an exciting launch.

  • God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines Detroit Techno Doc #909Day

    #909Day we celebrate the TR-909 drum machine and look at the forthcoming Detroit techno documentary God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines

  • Goldie's Timeless is 25

    25 years since the landmark album was released, reflecting on its incarnation as a live orchestra performance, a natural next level I was lucky to attend the first show of in London in 2014.

  • Listening & Raising Voices Up

    As protests take place in the streets the fight against racism and for equality by black and racialized communities can be brought closer to home in dance music scenes who have so much roots in black music and culture.