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Nothing Leaves The Archive: John Peel’s collection in the spotlight for Mr Thing, Tall Black Guy, kidkanevil and Eric Lau

“This is a lot of people’s music history in this country. In this house.” – Mr Thing An amazing new film from First Word Records (premiered over at The Vinyl

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Two new ridiculous mixes from Mr Thing

Mr Thing is my favourite DJ in the whole wide world. This week he’s dropped two brand new mixes, originally done for radio and now immortalised on his Mixcloud. Shouts

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On Wax // Mr Thing, Eric Lau, kidkanevil, Tall Black Guy: Nothing Leaves The Archives

The third and final part of the Nothing trilogy of releases from First Word Records for Record Store Day isĀ incoming. Brilliantly, it’s on a John Peel tip. I love the

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Lee Fields hooks up with the Mighty Mocambos for Where Do We Go From Here single

The Mighty Mocambos toured with Lee Fields a while back, and fruits were borne. First, under one of their aliases, they remixed Lee’s phenomenal Just Can’t Win. This led to

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Stig Of The Dump returns with Kubrick

  Stig’s back with an album exec produced by Jehst and featuring Mr Thing, Micall Parknsun and Confucius MC. Currently only the one track is streamable, the single All In

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Preview Mr Thing, kidkanevil, Tall Black Guy and Eric Lau: Thing Leaves The House!

A sequel emerges for last year’s First Word Record Store Day release! Some words from label head Gilla: Running an independent record label in 2015 is a tricky, (and some

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Mr Thing kicks off on Mixcloud

Day made today, with the launch of Mr Thing’s Mixcloud account. He’s put up a brand new hip hop mix to celebrate. Follow him here and holla on Twitter to

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Download First Word’s Two Syllables Volume 11

Two Syllables Volume Eleven by Various Artists   First Word have got a stonker to give away this Christmas, with the eleventh in their series of compilations put together by

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Manchester: Mr Thing spins the final In The Loop cypher

The In The Loop cyphers draw to a close, and we’ve invited our favourite DJ to come and play. Facebook eventĀ and Skiddle To buy tickets for this event please visit

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Preview: Strange Breaks & Mr Thing III (BBE, compilation)

Mr Thing Strange Breaks & Mr Thing 3 Release: 19 May 2014 2LP, 2CD (mixed and unmixed), digi This one has been a fair few years in the making. Compilations

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