Starting off in Central London's Velvet Rooms, FWD>> has been pushing the grimier, underground sounds of the capital since 2001.
Described as 'dark, bassy and informal,' these wide-ranging club nights are not full of your average punters out to get on it. Rather the crowd is made up music-obsessed 'headz' coming to hear the latest beats from producers who write specifically for the FWD>> crowd.
Superstar producers Skream and Kode9 are two alumni that have worked the decks whilst grime MCs Dizzee Rascal, Wiley and Miss Dynamite have manned (or womanned) the mic.
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Fabric Live 37: Caspa & Rusko turn four capable hands to Fabric's live mix series. Released in 2007, it reflected their cheekier take on dubstep, with cockney gangster samples and ravier synths helping craft a sound that was friendlier to the mainstream.