Yearly Archives: 2016

This coming weekend sees the end of the season for Brazil’s top tier. In a normal time the focus would be on this year’s champions, Palmeiras, who have won their first league title for 22 years. In a normal time, the press and fans would be analysing each team’s success […]

Chapecoense: Brazil’s tragic underdogs

In the early 2000s, DJs at a club based in a former cutlery works in Sheffield started blending house tracks with speed garage. The style they developed, known as Niche, 4×4 and, finally, bassline, became a phenomenon. The scene’s most famous clubs became legendary while the genre’s leading artists took the sound […]

Garage goes to Yorkshire: The story of bassline

Anthony Joshua is the golden boy of boxing. A photogenic, English speaking Olympic champion with aspirations of dominating prizefighting’s glamour division, many see him as the potential saviour of a sport crying out for a crossover star. Fresh from his IBF title victory, Joshua is loudly celebrated in the media […]

The golden boy and the gypsy king: a clash of ...