garage house

Is there any artist Grant Nelson DIDN’T remix during the 1990s? According to the man himself, Janet Jackson isn’t on the lengthy list – now read the story of how this myth came about…

It might be hard for some people to believe, but Grant Nelson wasn’t always making house and garage. He started out his career in the early 90s making breakbeat and hardcore under the Wishdokta alias. But he increasingly grew bored of the sound and started dabbling with house music from…

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Two months after Traxsource gave garage its own category on the site, this blog takes a look (with a little statistical help from Danny J Lewis) at the current state of play – part one of two…

Two months ago, the result of a few years of campaigning produced results. Around five years ago, a new movement started to circulate within dance music - it was called garage house. It was a genre influenced by the garage sounds of the USA in the 1990s, alongside more modern…

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Isn’t it nice to know Comical Ali found a new job after the Iraq war? Music producer who’s clearly never read this blog has come up with a novel way to end the UK garage schism – let’s just stop reporting on it…

Back in 2003 during the Iraq war, a figure whom the public quickly came to know was Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf. He was the Iraqi government's Information Minister and was known in the press as Comical Ali due to his ridiculous claims during daily briefings to the world's press. On one…

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Traxsource might have boosted the garage genre by putting it in its own category, but the schism within remains as wide as ever – and why CAN’T the old and new school get along?

Another day, another row in the world of garage music in the UK. This blog had a horrible feeling that the excellent news of Traxsource awarding garage its own category was only going to provide a temporary break to the schism which seems to permeate the genre. Most of the…

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Now why didn’t I think of that for an article? Fresh from Traxsource garage category success, Danny J Lewis posts on his blog about the mysterious question of how to pronounce “garage”…

Danny J Lewis is one name this blog has quite a lot of time for. Aside from his videos on music production on YouTube, his sizeable catalogue of music - and even his successful spearheading of a campaign to get garage recognised on Traxsource as a category - it's the…

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The garage house crew, led by Danny J Lewis, want their (rightful) place at the Traxsource table – but is there are any chance infighting within the scene could stop first?

The garage house movement is having another one of its “stand up and be counted” moments. Admittedly, most of these in the past have just resulted in shouts of “sit down”, but there are few people who defend their craft more. This blog is sometimes accused of having some kind…

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