We’ve covered many of Ninja Tunes’ Solid Steel Radio shows and podcasts over the years, because frankly the Ninja Tune team is peerless. Everything from their tribute to De La Soul’s legendary 3 Feet High and Rising to Herbaliser’s War Of The Worlds mixtape to their 25th anniversary Genesis of Coldcut recap, the team always puts out immaculately conceived and executed musical […]


As is the case almost every year, 2013 was loaded with amazing music put out by the most creative artists of our age. We posted mixtapes from some of the biggest names in hip-hop like Pusha T, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, Killer Mike x Big Boi, Jay-Z + 9th Wonder and then other tapes by […]


The great Herbaliser, aka Ollie Teeba, has made many a world class mix in his day. Not simply satisfied with blending 20 or so jams together, the Herbaliser instead creates mixes with large scale concepts, or thematic motifs, that elevate them to the level of soundscape. Such as with this mix for Solid Steel’s 25th […]


The people behind the DJ Food moniker have been slicing up prime cut beats for discriminating music heads since the early 90s — initially putting out five volumes of their groundbreaking Jazz Breaks series. Although originally begun by the men behind Coldcut, DJ Food soon became a loose collective of artists under the Ninja Tune […]


6 Dec
Musical stargazing with Ninja Tune's latest bass beatsmith

There are few, if any, labels that can match the roster of the immaculately curated Ninja Tune Records. One of the newer names in the label’s their stellar bullpen (which includes heavyweights like Cold Cut, DJ Food, Kid Koala, Amon Tobin, The Herbaliser, et al) is Philadelphia’s own Starkey (ak PJ Geissinger), who brings his […]

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