Various Artists Young Lions Vol. 1
- Words: Eric K. Arnold
- Label: Jet Star
This collection shines a spotlight on Richie Spice, Jah Cure, Chuck Fenda, and I Wayne, the hottest new artists to hit the dancehall arena since the mid-‘90s renaissance that brought Capleton, Buju Banton, and Luciano to prominence. All of these artists share similar subject matter, but sheer talent overcomes the lack of thematic variation. Both the Spice/Fenda collaboration "Freedom" and I-Wayne‘s debut hit "Living In Love" are already classics, perhaps soon to be joined by Spice‘s "Mekey Burn" and Cure‘s "I Have A Dream" (both of which reprise Jacob Miller‘s "Tenement Yard"), and I-Wayne‘s "Rome A Crumble"-which strikes a balance between modern production and traditional Rasta themes.
- NewsAphex Twin Talks 'Syro,' Gear, '90s Rave Culture, and More in Extensive New Interview
- FeatureReal Talk: DVS1 on Respect, Photography on the Dancefloor, and the Battle Between Art and Entertainment
- MP3Shiva "Dark Moon"
- MP3Astronomar "Gargoile (Massacooramaan Remix)"
- FeatureHi-Five: Tin Man Selects His Top Acid Tracks
- September 18: New Forms Festival 2014 with Oneohtrix Point Never, Hieroglyphic Being, Helena Hauff, Madlib, and More
- September 24: Decibel Festival with Marcel Dettmann, KiNK, FaltyDL, John Roberts, Steffi, Simian Mobile Disco, and More
- October 15: Amsterdam Dance Event with Four Tet, DJ Koze, Jon Hopkins, Karenn, Ben UFO, Floating Points, MCDE, Talaboman, and More
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