Dour 2010

  • Eclectic
  • Rock
  • Electronica
Recordings from the Dour Festival in Dour, Belgium in July 2010.
Skream vs Benga feat. Sgt. Pokes @ Dour 2010

Skream vs Benga feat. Sgt. Pokes @ Dour 2010

They need no introduction. As our man Jack says, Skream and Benga smash it everywhere they play and Dour 2010 this year was another example of that. Heavy pulsating ragged baselines, filled with drifting r&b melodies, liberally sprinkled with syncopated machine gun percussion was the formula to which Sgt. Pokes orchestrated a few thousand ravers into a frenzy in the early hours of Sunday morning near the Belgian-French border.

www.myspace.com/skreamuk
www.myspace.com/bengabeats
Recorded at the Dour Festival 2010, Belgium
Family Jammin' live @ Dour 2010

Family Jammin' live @ Dour 2010

Fammily Jammin' originated at the start of the millennium, fusing rock, reggae, jazz and funk, making music as they loved it, not as the world told them to. Their single-mindedness is rewarded by thrilling live atmosphere and passionate audiences. Family Jammin' are led by a singer straight outta Kingston, whose speedy, unique raga vocals are used to great effect in their ever evolving style (and line-up).

www.myspace.com/family_jammin
Recorded live @ Dour Festival 2010 in Belgium.
Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip live @ Dour 2010

Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip live @ Dour 2010

Dan Le Sac and Scroobius Pip were the British revelation of Dour 2010. They achieved repute with the single 'Thou Shalt Always Kill' in 2008, a very right-on, humorous look at modern pop culture, followed by a debut album 'Angles' the same year. Their latest album is called 'The Logic of Chance'.

With Dan Le Sac on the one side setting the tempo and Scroobius Pip adding his ironic wordplay and philosophy to the mix, the duo represent the activation of a new generation of Brits.

www.lesacvspip.co.uk
www.myspace.com/lesacvspip
Recorded live @ Dour Festival 2010 in Belgium.
Exile feat. Rashaan @ Dour 2010

Exile feat. Rashaan @ Dour 2010

Exile was without the expected Fashawn but MC Rashaan from the Crown City Rockers made a special appearance. Exile laid down an eclectic backing track, pushing the envelopes of hip-hop far into glitch and back again, always maintaining a sense of funk and groove in the mix. Rashaan rode the beats with his smooth lyrics creating a tidy blend of old and new school.

http://www.myspace.com/alexile
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Exile feat. Raashan live @ Dour 2010, Belgium

  • Hip-Hop
  • Electronica
  • Glitch
  • 0h 42m
Recorded live @ Dour Festival 2010 in Belgium. Featuring Raashan Ahmad from the Crown City Rockers.
High Tone live @ Dour 2010

High Tone live @ Dour 2010

The irreverent heirs of Lee Scratch Perry, brought up from an early age on the most rootsy rock steady, High Tone's universe has expanded over the last ten years, mixing strings, percussions and samples, to become a fully blossomed reference on the French dub scene. Rather than machine-based blending, the five Tones opt for a choice of live guitars / bass / drums / DJ / keyboards, in order to provide their sound with an organic texture.

High Tone have embedded their dub with sonic distortions, hip-hop gimmicks, down tempo rhythms, creating a wholly original sound. The five Lyon lads take the listener on a vivid trip, a bizarre interface between tradition and modernity.

www.hightone.org
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High Tone live @ Dour 2010, Belgium

  • Dub
  • Reggae
  • Breaks
  • 1h 05m
Recorded live at Dour Festival 2010, Belgium.
Shining live @ Dour 2010

Shining live @ Dour 2010

Earplugs in, the initial shockwave from the wall of sound settled into a rich tapestry of jazz disguised by black metal. An unexpected surprise in the genre that, while not instantly accessible to all, will reveal a new concept in modern electronic-acoustic music. Since their debut on a small Norwegian acoustic jazz label in 2001, Shining has moved on to become one of the most hard-hitting, genre-pushing bands of our generation.

http://www.myspace.com/shiningofficial
Recorded at Dour festival 2010, Belgium
Los Campesinos live @ Dour 2010

Los Campesinos live @ Dour 2010

Los Campesinos! formed at Cardiff University in 2006, quickly signing to Wichita and releasing their first album 'Hold On Now, Youngster…' in 2008, a blend of post-rock with thick arrangements and multiple layers of vocals, largely due to there being seven of them in the band. This album was quickly followed by two more albums. With clever turns of phrase, storytelling and a sense for theatrical, emotive backings, Los Campesinos! are at the front of the new indie-rock movement, sweeping the crowd up in their grandiose, intricate songs.

http://loscampesinos.com/
http://www.myspace.com/loscampesinos
Recorded live @ Dour Festival 2010 in Belgium.
Peter Digital Orchestra live @ Dour 2010

Peter Digital Orchestra live @ Dour 2010

Having brought his vibrations to fans from Brest to Detroit, passing via Sofia and Vilnius, Peter Digital is back with a maximum of energy. Peter Digital's funk is heavier than ever, though still what has been termed as bumpy/wonky and breaky. The moustachioed French electro star with the oiled coiffure still surprises the crowds with his cocky show.

www.myspace.com/peterdigitalorchestra
Recorded live at Dour Festival 2010, Belgium.