The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website

Baker's Dozen

Fanatic Energy: Flowdan's Favourite Records
Mollie Zhang , August 3rd, 2016 06:34

Following the release of the grime MC's new album, Disaster Piece, he talks Mollie Zhang through 13 records, from N.W.A to Lexxus, stopping by Shy FX, DJ Krust and Vanilla Ice, that he blames for getting him into music

Ray_keith_1469696128_resize_460x400

Ray Keith – 'Chopper'
Same again: anthem. 'Chopper' probably came out in '95. We were actually going out to parties in certain circumstances and I just remember that being an iconic song at parties. Any party, any DJ – well, every DJ. It just made me realize that the UK had its own sound and own style, like with the DJ Krust and Shy FX tracks as well. It made me notice that fire. Reggae and sound system culture had made a whole different thing now, and I love it. I think it's the sickest thing, that these songs could made me feel that way.


If you love our features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation. Year-on-year, our corporate advertising is down by around 90% - a figure that threatens to sink The Quietus. Hit this link to find out more and keep on Black Sky Thinking.