Fireside Chat

Doc Scott

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60 minsFirst aired 12 Jul 2017Available for 14 days Why?
Brian Walsh

The original king of the rollers speaks about the evolution of drum & bass, from Metalheadz at Blue Note to the present day.

The original “King of the Rollers,” Scott McIlroy AKA Doc Scott is a drum & bass legend. With musical roots steeped in electro, hip-hop, techno and house, it waRead more

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Right around the time that he first heard Derrick May’s “It Is What It Is,” Doc Scott earned his moniker for his propensity to distribute hip-hop tapes at school in Conventry.

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If you’re unfamiliar, check out Doc Scott’s long-running 31 Recordings for a cache of drum & bass’ finest.

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Doc Scott’s Instagram_ is a treasure trove of vintage pics – like this one fom 1996, featuring drum & bass veteran Goldie, Gimme 5’s Michael Kopelman and Stüssy’s Shawn Stussy in Hawaii.

Credits:

Interview by Lauren Martin
Written, produced and engineered by Frank Westerkamp

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