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URB

URB is a monthly American magazine devoted to electronic music, hip hop and urban lifestyle and culture. Based in Los Angeles, California, the magazine was founded in 1990 by Raymond Roker.

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A Guy Called Gerald, LTJ Bukem, Goldie, Grooverider, Shut Up And Dance, Roni Size and Reprazent: Law of the Jungle

Overview by Chris Campion, URB, 1995

NEW MUSIC is born of the old. Hip-hop and Rock 'n' Roll can be traced back through Delta Blues, field and slave songs back to ...

Divine Styler

Profile and Interview by Chris Campion, URB, June 2000

FOR LEGENDARY MC, Divine Styler, music is recorded mindstate. The modulated wail of the muezzin that initiates Word Power 2: Directrix, his opus dei, is ...

A Guy Called Gerald: Essence of Gerald

Profile and Interview by Chris Campion, URB, August 2000

TWO YEARS AGO, A Guy Called Gerald walked away from his London-based label Juicebox and into a new life. He took his studio and his ...

The Prodigy

Interview by Chris Campion, URB, January 2001

TEN YEARS AGO, rave spawned a monster. The Prodigy, a bastard progeny spat out screaming from a dirt chamber of sound. This twisted British mutation ...

Aphex Twin: Rephlex Records at 10

Report and Interview by Chris Campion, URB, June 2001

PART MALL, part Moroccan Souk, Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre is a dilapidated mish-mash of late '60s brutalist architecture that contains a bustling marketplace. It's ...

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