Sheep in the ass
Jagger’s mouth pure temptation
From the perspective of an American, the UK dance music scene can get rather complicated—particularly with something like dubstep, which according to many English people is something we’re not really allowed to do. When sounds and ideas do filter out of the morass, however, it’s hard not to be inspired. Burial’s Untrue brought the sounds of ambient garage and two-step to thousands of virgin ears, while 2010 ushered in new interest with the rise of Night Slugs and their stream of hyper-kinetic ‘future bass’ releases. Hearing Girl Unit’s “Wut” for the very first time was on par with my young punk self discovering Bauhaus (though admittedly without the pleasure of making fun of David J’s perm).