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Happy 15th

Derek Walmsley

What better way to celebrate London radio institution Rinse FM's 15th birthday than with this legendary grime set from 2005? Logan Sama's last show went down in underground history not just because it featured around 20 guest MCs (take that Wu Tang!), but because of the truly incredible amount of special, one-off dubplates Logan cut for the occasion, with dubs of Vibez Cartel over Danny Weed rhythms, and all sorts of mad mash-ups. It's an incredible listen on so many levels - Wiley and Ruff Sqwad unexpectedly appear around half way though, as if drawn to the studio by the subsonic shocks extending through East London. You can also see the set on the extra DVD with the Rinse FM six CD set, but somehow it's better just heard. The set can be downloaded here, and was uploaded by blackdown and forwarded on by Dan Hancox.

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