2&6 Talks: 10 Questions with Grim Sickers

2&6 Journalist: Chris Kelly Interview Conducted: 20/09/2020 In our first instalment of 10 questions, 2&6 Journalist Chris Kelly is joined by UK Grime legend Grim Sickers to talk about his latest track featuring Capo Lee - British BBQ. Grim has been at the forefront of UK underground music for well over a decade. Having received…

2&6 INTERVIEWS: JAGUAR SKILLS

2&6 Journalist: Chris Kelly Interview Conducted: 14/09/2020 Introduction from the Editor: Jaguar Skills is a British Producer, Musician, DJ, Visual Artist and Podcast host who has been at the forefront of UK electronic music for decades. His most recent project 'Hip Hop Time Bomb' is an incredible podcast that gives an academic level of analysis…

RAISING THE ALARM FOR THE DUTCH RAVE SCENE: AN INTERVIEW WITH COCO BRYCE & THIJS BOER ON THE FUTURE OF THE DUTCH EVENT INDUSTRY

2&6 Journalist: CHARLOTTE HINGLEY Editor: Will Nehra 14/09/2020 https://videopress.com/v/kNgiDSIv?autoPlay=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata 2020 saw the cyclical routine of life become inherently distorted. COVID-19 induced the global society into a unified frenzy of panic, despair and confusion as we helplessly witnessed the demise of life as we once knew it.  Now we are in September, and the past six…

POW! WOW! ROTTERDAM STREET ART FESTIVAL 2020: AN INTERVIEW WITH THE EVENT COORDINATOR & WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS YEARS FESTIVAL.

2&6 Journalist: Chris Kelly Photos: Courtesy of Pow! Wow! 03/09/2020 https://videopress.com/v/ViYvmJlJ?autoPlay=true&preloadContent=metadata Over the course of the next week ( 6th - 13th September), an expertly curated selection of the best Graffiti & Street Artists in the Netherlands will be making the pilgrimage to Rotterdam in order to bomb the walls of the legendary Street Art…

Qual-ET Interviews DJ Toshi: Founder of Rock Da House & Brooklyn based ‘Classic Storm Radio’

2&6 Journalist: QUAL-E.T Photos: 2&6 Photo Archive 31/08/2020 Dj Toshi, born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, where he has been perfecting his craft as a DJ and producer. He has made a name for himself through his internet radio show “Classic Storm Radio”, broadcast worldwide, garnering die-hard fans from…

2&6 Talks with K.I.M.E: Manchester’s Grime Scene & Partnership with P1 CAPS

2&6 Journalist: Cubkxvu Editor: Chris Kelly Interview Conducted: 15/07/2020 https://videopress.com/v/N5ITb9D1?autoPlay=true&preloadContent=metadata When we take a second to sit back and observe the UK in its current musical form, it is difficult to describe the current time as anything other than thrilling. The last few years has seen the UK’s individual music scenes rise and grow, with…

The beginning of Artistry: 2&6 Talks with Tom from Tummy Aches

https://videopress.com/v/DnENjoul?autoPlay=true&preloadContent=metadata In this interview we sit down with Tom, also known as Tummy Aches, to discuss the making of his song Recon. Tom is an up-and-coming artist from Watford, based in Brighton. In this interview he discusses the motivations for his work and the process of making a song independently, through pure passion and a…

ADEMBENEMEND: Dutch Hip-Hop Stands with BLM – An iterview with Manu & Kern Koppen

2&6 Journalist: Chris Kelly 20/07/2020 Over the last few weeks, artists and creatives of all disciplines have used there skills to inspire self reflection, outrage and most importantly, change. Hip-Hop, since its conception, has always been a tool for social commentary and protestation. Now, in a time where our own laziness and a lack of…

2&6 Talks with: Willkay – The designer behind some of the UK’s most legendary mixtape covers

Interview conducted & written by: Lachlan Hayes / A.K.A Album Art Blog Edited By: Chris Kelly 15/07/2020 A few weeks back, I had the great pleasure of sitting down with East London creative, Willkay. When I asked how Willkay would describe his occupation, he simply said he is “An artist, a graphic designer and an…

2&6 Talks With: MissMe

Interview Written & Conducted by: Chris Kelly 7/7/2020 Montreal based Street Artist & 'Artful Vadal', MissMe, uses her skills as an artist to bring often neglected discussions to the foreground of society by sharing her inner dialogue with the world through her huge murals. Voted number three in Complex's list of 'Women in Street Art…