THE GENRE  Not the dirt you find on kitchen counters, but rather the music genre straight out of London’s early 2000s. It grew out of an earlier form of percussive electronic music known as UK Garage, a style marked by shuffling drum beats and the occasional pitch-shifted vocal samples. The other major influence is ragga (short for raggamuffin, Patois slang self-applied to mean music of … Continue reading Grime

Spotlight Playlist: Grime

This Wednesday we’re bringing you music from across the Atlantic! Here is a playlist of some introductory Grime, a teaser for an upcoming article that explores the U.K’s early 2000s genre. Even if it’s from far away, we found some Grime listeners on campus! Steve Berkowitz (3rd Year) and Sam Royall (3rd Year) were both willing to relate their own distinct experiences with the genre … Continue reading Spotlight Playlist: Grime