At the end of January, producer Swindle dropped his masterpiece of a record No More Normal, recorded at Peter Gabriel’s idyllic Real World Studios, which has hosted artists from Beyoncé to Björk. The album was three years in the making and the realisation of ideas a decade strong, bringing together Swindle’s career-long catalogue of influences …

We took the opportunity to speak to grime royalty Ghetts at the release of his new Swindle collaboration, Drill Work – his first outing since dropping his long-awaited Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament in September. The genre-blending, skiddish 140ish tune couldn’t be better suited to one of grime’s most enduring, innovating and outright best MCs. …

Get ready for the first Eskimo Dance of the year. This time round, the mighty grime showcase event invites Ghetts, 67, Devlin, Frisco, Preditah, Evil B vs B Live, Nathan Dawe, President T, Jaykae, Rude Kid Music, Big Zuu and more for an all-out blowout at O2 Academy Bristol. 18 November // 10pm – 4am …