The narrative surrounding grime tends to focus relentlessly on the relationship between the producer and the MC, often excluding other figures.
Yet the DJ remains the cornerstone of the scene. The ability to blend styles, to spot new talent and keep things fresh is invaluable to grime's creative faculties – as well as making for a damn good party along the way.
GRANDMIXXER is one of the most dextrous selectors around, remaining at the top of the game for almost a decade. Holding down radio spots with the likes of Rinse FM, the DJ can currently be found dictating a weekly show on Flex FM.
A noted producer in his own right, GRANDMIXXER is also the tour DJ for none other than the irrepressible Big Narstie.
Closely tied to the loose-knit collective which surrounds cult London grime night Boxed, the DJ has agreed to piece together an exclusive Clash DJ Mix to celebrate the event's second anniversary.
Expect plenty of GRANDMIXXER's own cuts, a few from close associates such as DULLAHBEATZ and of course a few showtopping performances from Novelist.
Check it out now.
GRANDMIXXER - Live Show * Angel Mix
DULLAHBEATZ & SIR PIX ALOT - ?????
GRANDMIXXER - People Over Money
Novelist X GRANDMIXXER - Straight Groove
2 DULLAHBEATZ - Red Hammer
Tarquin - Bananas
DULLAHBEATZ - Dub Vender
Murlo & Famous Eno - Ariel Spooky Remix - *GRANDMIXXER Edit
Tarquin - Foxtown
Inkke - Fuck Dat - GRANDMIXXER Special
SIR PIX ALOT - Mountain Stance GRANDMIXXER Remix * Angel Mix
Novelist - Banger * Angel Mix
Novelist - Long John Riddim
Tarquin - Masked
DULLAHBEATZ - Gunsmoke
GRANDMIXXER - Windrush *One Away
Edgem - Secret Garden
Mystry - Pulse 8
Spooky - Hungry Tiger
DULLAHBEATZ - Pengers
GRANDMIXXER- 14 Plate Starship Enterprise
Edgem - Toxic Audio
GRANDMIXXER - S63 AMG VIP
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Boxed's 2nd anniversary night takes place at Bloc, Autumn Street Studios, in London - DETAILS.