Diary of an Afro Warrior, Benga

When Beni ‘Benga’ Adejumo was 12, he started hanging out at Croydon’s Big Apple record shop and making beats with the Music 2000 software on his PlayStation. At 13, his console-created tunes – raw, stripped-down versions of the dark UK garage made by producers such as Benny Ill and El-B – were being picked up… Continue reading Diary of an Afro Warrior, Benga

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Tempa 100

Tempa’s landmark 100th release — a double pack of essential classics to mark the occasion, released on 18th September. Founded in London in 2000, Tempa swiftly evolved to become one of the most vital and influential labels in the last 15 years of UK dance music. At the epicentre of dubstep as it evolved from… Continue reading Tempa 100

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Inside Nomine

Inside Nomine is the much-anticipated debut album from Nomine. Released on Tempa on 11 September, it finds the enigmatic producer travelling beyond his acclaimed, soundsystem-demolishing 12”s to explore the deepest reaches of inner space. A reflection on the power of sound to reshape how we experience reality, it’s a remarkable, immersive soundworld of a record… Continue reading Inside Nomine

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