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July 2012


MK heats up for nine days of International festivities

For the next nine days, Milton Keynes will be transformed in to a sprawling urban arts festival, bringing colour, sounds and performance to the streets and venues of our concrete City. Listed in the top 100 festivals by The Sunday Times, The International Festival offers to bring some of the globe’s finest performers and artists to Milton Keynes, firmly putting MK on the cultural map, rather than the cultural toilet seat. Sound a bit artsy fartsy for you? Then you must think that turning the whole of Campbell park into…
20th July 2012
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Producer profile Update – Zaheer makes Radio 1 playlist

Remember back in October, we published our producer profile on Milton Keynes musical master Zaheer ? We predicted “That won’t be the last you hear from him" Well, we were right, in fact, you’ll be hearing a lot more from him. Zaheer's latest track “The Recipe” is a collaboration with Swami Baracus and it’s been given day time play list on Radio 1. Now that’s kind of a big deal. Zaheer told Beatcheck "It all happened so fast, I got a text from Swami saying he's been picked to perform…
17th July 2012

The weekend is (almost) here, all that exists is….

Music events in Milton Keynes are much like the buses, there is nothing worth doing for a while then all of a sudden, Boom. This weekend is one of those rare ones, there is actually more than one decent event to attend! In fact, there is quite a bit to do. Get involved people, now is the time. Friday 13th: Footwork at The Slug and Lettuce: Footwork is one of the freshest House nights in MK, featuring local DJ’s based on their talent, not how many mates they have. This…
11th July 2012

Beatcheck Summer Fayre & After Party

To celebrate hosting our Beatcheck Big Top Dance Tent at the incredible Summer Fayre on August 4th, Campbell park, we thought an official after party would be in order. This time we are taking it back to Beatcheck basics.....classic breaks, beats and basslines and everyones invited. The after party kicks off at 10pm at The Slug & Lettuce, a short walk across the road from our tent in Campbell Park. After party line up: Andy Black (Classic Breaks set) Delicate beats (Old Skool DnB set) The Candyman (Bassline beats) Breakneck…
10th July 2012

Sounds from a Concrete City – OUT NOW

  Sounds from a Concrete City is out now and available to download on iTunes and AmazonMP3 and limited edition CD with full artowrk from JamFree. The landmark ten track album covers Hip Hop, Breaks, Drum N Bass, Tech House, and Trip hop Featureing tracks from: The Secret Screens (featuring lyrics by Paranoia MC and Kraze One from True Element and Spatts & Grafik from The Criminal Minds), Magrex, Stupid Fresh, M.O.D.E.,  Uncle Muff, Ernest Herb, Andy Black, Dave Skywalker, CB Radio & Nasty Neil E. Buy Sounds from a…
1st July 2012