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The Evolution of UKG

UKG is one of the most innovative, fresh, and intoxicating (literally) movements in modern British music to emerge in the 90s, and we’re still feeling its influence today.

Artist Focus: Dajae

Chicago native Dajae is one of the undisputed vocal queens of dance music.

First Wave 51st State After Party Line-Up Announced With Norris The Boss Windross

The 51st State after party started kicking into gear this week, as we announced the very first wave of artists to be heading up the iconic Ministry of Sound.

Shola Ama: Artist Focus

Shola Ama is without a doubt one of the finest R&B soul singer and songwriters the UK has seen.

Wookie > Playlist

Wookie is one of the most important players in the UK Garage scene - his sound inspired a legion of tracks and artists, and his tracks and remixes are recognised worldwide.

Q&A With Masterstepz

An early pioneer of UKG, Masterstepz has a background that stretches from London to New York and right across to Dubai.

10 Songs That Defined UKG

Some of the most popular artists dominating the charts in 2017 have sounds that can be traced back to UK Garage - the genre that birthed dubstep, grime and UK Funky.

Artist Focus: Matt Jam Lamont

For many, Matt ‘Jam’ Lamont is one of the artists synonymous with the sound of UKG, not only as a producer and remixer - but also as a broadcaster and label manager.

Elisabeth Troy Playlist

With a string of club smash hits under her belt, Elisabeth Troy is one of the most instantly recognisable voices of British electronic music.

B TO 95 ENTRY CONDITIONS & ARTIST SET TIMES:

• Doors open 22:00 - 06:00 • Last entry 02:30• You must be queuing by 01:30am!• Guest list shuts at 1am • Dress code - smart casual • No sports wears - hoods or hats • Full searches on arrival!…

DJ Luck & MC Neat Playlist

The pair that need no introduction, Joel Samuels and Michael Rose, better known as the MOBO Award winning garage duo DJ Luck & MC Neat, have been making stone cold UKG classics since 1999.

Artist Focus: Artful Dodger

Every musical movement has a set of individuals who are synonymous with its sound. For garage, it’s undoubtedly Artful Dodger.

Backto95 x 51st State Festival Playlist

We've pulled together some of the biggest tracks from our Backto95 stage headliners playing at 51st State Festival.

Artist Focus: Wookie

Influenced by his reggae producer dad, UKG pioneer Jason Chue (aka Wookie) started out in the studio at the tender age of 13, and hasn’t looked back since.

Dajae, Wookie & Matt Jam Lamont locked in for 51st State

Following two sold out runs since its debut in 2015, 51st State Festival is set to return to London’s Trent Park on 5th August for Garage, House, Soul and Disco lovers across the globe.

BACKTO95 16TH BIRTHDAY ENTRY CONDITIONS, SET TIMES & GSS WAREHOUSE LAYOUT!

All the essential info you need to know...

Backto95 Raises Over £500 For Stand Up To Cancer

As has become tradition, on Boxing Day we bought you an event to help raise money for one chosen charity, as well as bringing you some of the finest garage & old skool rave the UK has to offer.

Q&A With Kristine Blond

Ahead of her performance for our 16th Birthday on 4th March, we caught up with “Love Shy” hit-maker Kristine Blond to find out more about the clubbing scene in her hometown Denmark and what she’s up to now.

Q&A With RatPack

DJ Lipmaster Mark and MC Evenson Allen (aka RatPack) are the original DJ/MC team to be born from the UK rave scene.

Q&A with Top Buzz

For three decades now Top Buzz have been pioneers of the hardcore rave sounds that emerged from the early nineties.

Q&A with Lady T

From managing one of the hottest DJ agencies around to playing out at some of the best super clubs herself, Lady T remains a musical force to be reckoned with.

Q&A with Firin Squad

Having spent decades firin up the airwaves, these guys know how to get a party started and they know it well.

Q&A with Norris Da Boss Windross

The festive season is well underway and with Boxing Day just around the corner we caught up Norris Da Boss Windross ahead of his headline set for Backto95.

Backto95 Legends OF The Oldskool Set Times!

BACKTO95 "GSS WAREHOUSE" SITE MAP

BACKTO95 - GSS "SITE MAP"CHECK OUT THE LAYOUT FOR OUR BACKTO95 PARTY!ARCH 1 - HOUSE & GARAGE CLASSICSARCH 2 - JUNGLE CLASSICSARCH 3 - ARCH 3: 80S, 90S SOUL, RNB, SOCA & BASHMENTARCH 4 - HOSTED BY HOUSEFM.NET • note…

Q&A with Fabio & Grooverider

Find out what happened when we caught up with Fabio & Grooverider earlier on in the week.

Backto95 Line-Up Announced For 51st State

Following last year’s sold-out debut, London’s fiercest House festival is returning to Trent Park.

Q&A With Jason Kaye

For over two decades, Jason Kaye has well and truly owned the underground UK Garage scene.

Q&A With Mark Radford

Find out what happened when Backto95 caught up with Mark Radford earlier on in the week.

Q&A With MC Creed

Part three in our interview series for this year’s birthday celebrations see’s the legend that is MC Creed join Backto95 for a quick catch up. Here's what went down...
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