Illum Sphere — Dreamstealin’ — Tectonic

Manchester’s Illum Sphere makes his debut release for Pinch’s label Tectonic. It’s a fresh start to the year and a taste of the way Tectonic is moving in 2011.

A. Dreamstealin’
AA1. Blood Music
AA2. Blood Music (Indigo remix)

Forthcoming Tectonic releases:

A: Pinch & Loefah ‘Broken’
AA: Pinch & Roska ‘Paranormal Activity’
due out in March

TEC049 – Addison Groove
A: ‘This Is It’
AA: ‘Make Um Bounce’
due out late March/early April

Very Special Release tba!?
due out late April

Also forthcoming is a new full length LP from Pursuit Grooves – due out May 2011…
More info here

Download or stream Pinch’s mix at the massive Swamp81’s Boiler Room session last Tuesday.

Published on Feb 04, 2011.
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Ghosts On Tape — Predator Mode w/ Roska Remix

Ghosts On Tape
Predator Mode w/ Roska Remix
A1. Predator Mode
A2. Predator Mode (Roska Remix)
B1. Equator Jam
B2. Straight From Cassette

Out soon on Wireblock. Listen some samples.

●Download Ghosts On Tape’s remix of Sunchips ‘Lemonade’ for free on

Published on Oct 15, 2009.
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Roska — XLR8R Mix

●Download a new mix of the UK funky innovator Roska from the XLR8R podcast.

01 Roska “The Sheppard” (Roska Kicks & Snares)
02 Poxymusic feat. Gina Mitchell “War Paint (Claude VonStroke Remix)” (Hussle)
03 Roska & Jamie George “Love 2 Nite (Roska Dub Mix)” (Roska Kicks & Snares)
04 Cooly G “Love Dub Refix” (Hyperdub)
05 Geeneus “Yellowtail VIP” (Rinse)
06 DVA “Nasty Nasty Nasty (Roska Remix)” (DVA)
07 The Dark House Project “Ruckas” (Kenzo)
08 Roska & Jamie George “Wonderful Day” (Roska Kicks & Snares)
09 Roska “Holograph” (Fantastic 4)
10 Shortstuff “Tripped Up” (Ramp)
11 Roska “Gone To A Better Place (Malice Deepstramental Mix)” (Roska Kicks & Snares)
12 OB “ER” (Invasion)
13 Ill Blu “Blu Magic” (Ill Blu)

Published on Oct 02, 2009.
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Mutant funk

The latest issue of XLR8R magazine focuses on the mutations of the UK funky sound with funky first lady Cooly G on the cover and a ten pages article by Brandon Ivers entitled ‘Mutant Funk’ featuring quotes of Cooly G, Roska and Geeneus
●Grab a pdf version of the mag.

Published on Sep 30, 2009.
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Beyond at Plastic People

Thursday 5th March Rinse FM presents its funky night “Beyond” at Plastic People, London. Big line up:

Marcus Nasty
Crazi Cousinz
hosted by Versatile.

Published on Feb 19, 2009.
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Roska “In Your Handbag”

“In Your Handbag”
(Roska Kicks & Snares)

A1. Original mix
A2. Fingaprint electro mix
B1. Rekless bassline mix
B2. Sami Sanchez dubstep mix
B3. DVA grime mix feat. Ruby, Tinie Tempa, Frisco & Black The Ripper

Out 2nd Feb 2009.

Published on Jan 27, 2009.
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Roska FACT mix 23

A mix Roska did this month for FACT Magazine.

01. Ill Blu – Frontline (Roska Special)
02. Darkus Beat Company – Promise (Roska Remix)
03. Perempay & Dee – Hypnotic
04. Roska – Feeline (Roska 10K Dub Plate)
05. Karizma – I C U
06. Hard House Banton – Reign
07. Geeneus – As I (feat. Katy B)
08. Audiowhores – Make a Choice
09. Donaeo – Party Hard (Suges – We Belong to the Night)
10. Kenny Dope – Sound Bwoy
11. Roska – Gone to a Better Place
12. Hard House Banton – Sirens
13. Gary Bardouille – Starting Over
14. Karizma – It’s What I Am (Simbad Remix)
15. Wookie – Gallium
16. Fingaprint – Take Over
17. Magic Touch – Hips
18. Geeneus – Yellowtail
19. Roska – Feeline (Original Mix)
20. Kentphonik – Sunday Showers
21. Crazy Cousinz – Inflation
22. Roska – Holograph
23. Roska – Climate Change (Original Mix)
24. D Malice – Gabryelle Refix (Roska Special)
25. Roska – In Your Handbag
26. Nick Holder – Erotic Illusions (Triple T O V Mix)
27. DJ Gregory – Vasefa (Argy Remix)
28. Geeneus – Into the Future
29. Afefe Iku – Mirror Dance
30. Roska – Over the Horizons

Read his interview at

Published on Jan 18, 2009.
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