@voyou What garlic sausages tell us about the limits of social reproduction theory: https://blog.voyou.org/2018/09/22/the-power-of-garlic-sausage-and-the-limits-of-social-reproduction-theory/ 22 Sep 18 Reply Retweet Favorite

The Official Chart for October 11

I hear grime has been having something of a revival recently, but I haven’t been paying a huge amount of attention to it, at least not compared to 2004/5. I remember back then hearing Logan Sama on the radio playing a track featuring Shola Ama and saying something like “Shola Ama on a grime track? This music must be getting respectable.” I guess if Sama’s doing a mix for Fabric, then grime must be getting respectable again. It’s a good mix, too, ominous beats and energetic MCing. It’s maybe, though, a little bit one-note? Perhaps I’m just romanticizing the grime of ten years ago, but what I remember making it so exciting was its omnivorous influences. Read more↴