For a special edition of Brickcellphone’s Underground Rap Radar, let us introduce you to Sly Fieri… the Brighton artist has dropped his debut track and visuals with Off Licence Magazine. It’s Sly’s first music video and Offie Mag’s second, as the rapper brings his minimal sound truly public for the first time. For Brighton locals tapped into their rap scene, this song has been in … Continue reading BURR #16: SLY FIERI

SHOOK: The all-female DJ collective taking over Patterns

A forward-thinking all-female collective, SHOOK, prides itself in celebrating underground club-music culture. Brining Jungle and Footwork flavours to the London and Brighton dance-floors, SHOOK’s last sold-out event hosted some of the finest selectors in the game from Hyper-dub founder Kode9 to Bristol’s tastemaker L-U-C-Y and the notorious NTS-resident & gal-dem DJ Fauzia. With their first takeover of Patterns coming Friday night  – one that will … Continue reading SHOOK: The all-female DJ collective taking over Patterns

5 minutes with… VIRGIL HAWKINS

Continuing our 5 minutes with… series, we delve into ISSUE TWO and pick out one of the talented artists from the pages, Virgil Hawkins. The South London resident is a key player in both 237 and Reservoir, London creative collectives who are making moves within underground rap, trap and whatever else you want to call their genre-crossing sound. Virgil spoke to us about his debut … Continue reading 5 minutes with… VIRGIL HAWKINS

A brief history of garage…

Brighton clubbing institution Patterns pay homage to perhaps the most important genre to emerge in UK dance music, launching “The New Sounds Of UKG” Series with Mind Of A Dragon. To bring in the night, itself, a brief history of one the nation’s most celebrated music genres and cultures… By Marko Marincic UK Garage, alongside Punk, Jungle and apologising, is one of the most viscerally … Continue reading A brief history of garage…

5 cheap ways to stay warm this winter

Apart from the odd days when someone remarks: ‘it’s quite mild, actually,’ it’s really effing cold, these days innit? Like, scarf-wearingly cold. Everyone apart from that weird bloke in shorts who drinks nothing but Monster Energy is in big coats. But heating is expensive and if you live with your parents they don’t like it when you have it on for some reason. So, allow … Continue reading 5 cheap ways to stay warm this winter


Welcome to BURR. Brickcellphone’s Underground Rap Radar. In this series, Brighton hip-hop DJ, Matt ‘Brickcellphone’ Leppier, is chatting to some of the underground rap talent on his radar. It’s as simple as that. Follow him @brickcellphone and listen to him spin some of these artists on Offie Mag Radio. You can also read Brickcellphone’s interviews with Lava La Rue, Virgil Hawkins and v7backin2007, in the latest issue … Continue reading BURR #15: PARA FICTION

PARA FICTION – PAP£R (Feat Raf Lychee)

Para Fiction have started 2019 by releasing new visuals and a brand new song, as the Brighton locals give us an exclusive of their latest genre-bending track, PAP£R. Extra support from the Yert Collective squadron comes in the form of Raf Lychee of Goth Shawty fame, who along with Para Fiction, we’re tipping to have a big year. Keep an eye on this lot but not … Continue reading PARA FICTION – PAP£R (Feat Raf Lychee)