Free Derry: The IRA Drug War

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In February 2014, letter bombs were sent to nine British Military recruitment offices over the course of three days. Londonderry postmarks, a coded message sent to a Northern Irish newspaper, and security forces at Downing Street all pointed to the New IRA as the main suspects.

Last Summer, VICE News visited Derry and heard from Gary Donnelly – the most prominent dissident republican in Londonderry, accused of leading operations for the Real IRA – that these attacks on Britain were to be expected as part of “strategic attacks on high profile targets,” as “it’s England that’s occupying Ireland.”

In ‘Free Derry: The IRA Drug War’, VICE News investigate how, sixteen years after the Good Friday peace agreement and on the eve of the first major loyalist parade through the city in four years, dissident republican activity in Derry is increasing thanks to the merger of the Real IRA with anti-drugs vigilantes.

VICE News reporter Alex Miller speaks to members of the Republican Action Against Drugs (RAAD), who formed the coalition with the Real IRA, and meets supporters as young as thirteen who are being armed with petrol bombs to combat criminal gangs and intervening police.

For the first time, Paul Stewart, a close friend of slain Dublin Real IRA leader Alan Ryan, speaks on camera about witnessing the murder, as well as sharing insights on Ryan’s war against drug dealers.

Miller also interviews the mother of Andrew Smith, a man who she says was murdered by the Real IRA despite no affiliation with drugs related crime, before hearing from a Derry ex-drug dealer who now claims that, if the New IRA didn’t fight drugs, “this town would be filled with ecstasy and rat poison and kids would be dying.”

VICE encounter a city where kneecappings and shootings are rife, walls are branded with anti-UK slogans, and where a policeman can scarcely walk down the street – according to Gary Donnelly – “without being killed”.

In “Free Derry: The IRA Drug War”, VICE unmask the farcical veneer of the UK’s ‘City of Culture’ 2013.

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Wilkinson – Midnight

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Wilkinson, the hottest D&B producer to emerge from UK scene in 2013, announces Too Close ft Detour City, the next single to be taken from the album Lazers Not Included. The single follows the Top 10 smash Afterglow, the biggest D&B breakthrough tune of the year which has now sold 200,000 copies in the UK alone and spent 5 weeks inside the top 20. Too Close, with it’s intricate dub break, showcases Tabitha Benjamin’s, aka Detour City vocals, and is sure to be another cross-over hit for Wilkinson.

Wilkinson confirms Too Close remixes to come from the biggest names in UK dance (listed below), including a VIP remix from himself, all released on 24th Feb via RAM Records / Virgin EMI. Wilkinson has also confirmed the release of ‘Midnight’, a new track exclusively for Beatport.

Wilkinson VIP Mix / Catching Flies / Wookie / Frankee / Askery

Wilkinson, has been on unstoppable form since the release of Need To Know at the beginning of the year. Heartbeat, featuring Arlissa and P Money, followed in May, and paved the way for the Afterglow, featuring the vocals of Becky Hill. The tune was a huge success and a regular sound in the clubs hammered up and down the country by the likes of Chase & Status, Sub Focus, Andy C and High Contrast among others. Playlisted across Radio 1, 1Xtra, Kiss, Capital, Capital Xtra and Rinse, the video, which has had over 3.3million views, can be seen here.

Wilkinson’s debut album Lazers Not Included not only introduced a raft of stand-out singles but cemented Wilkinson’s name as one of the most exciting new electronic artists in the UK. Hailing from South West London, Wilkinson, blessed with an astute A&R ear, wanted to team up with some of the freshest UK vocal talent on the record. Wilkinson has topped the iTunes Electronic charts, won a National D&B Award, and picked up legions of fans, including some of the top Radio DJ’s!

Wilkinson played an exciting host of international festivals this summer including explosive sets at Secret Garden Party, Global Gathering, Outlook, Pukkelpop and Bestival, as well as taking over Brixton Academy for RAM Record’s sell out show last month. He continues to tour the world for the rest of 2013, with DJ sets confirmed across the UK, Europe, Australia & NZ. Check out http://wilkinson-music.com for forthcoming dates.

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Wilkinson – Too Close ft Detour City (Catching Flies Remix)

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Wilkinson, the hottest D&B producer to emerge from UK scene in 2013, announces Too Close ft Detour City, the next single to be taken from the album Lazers Not Included. The single follows the Top 10 smash Afterglow, the biggest D&B breakthrough tune of the year which has now sold 200,000 copies in the UK alone and spent 5 weeks inside the top 20. Too Close, with it’s intricate dub break, showcases Tabitha Benjamin’s, aka Detour City vocals, and is sure to be another cross-over hit for Wilkinson.

Wilkinson confirms Too Close remixes to come from the biggest names in UK dance (listed below), including a VIP remix from himself, all released on 24th Feb via RAM Records / Virgin EMI. Wilkinson has also confirmed the release of ‘Midnight’, a new track exclusively for Beatport.

Wilkinson VIP Mix / Catching Flies / Wookie / Frankee / Askery

Wilkinson, has been on unstoppable form since the release of Need To Know at the beginning of the year. Heartbeat, featuring Arlissa and P Money, followed in May, and paved the way for the Afterglow, featuring the vocals of Becky Hill. The tune was a huge success and a regular sound in the clubs hammered up and down the country by the likes of Chase & Status, Sub Focus, Andy C and High Contrast among others. Playlisted across Radio 1, 1Xtra, Kiss, Capital, Capital Xtra and Rinse, the video, which has had over 3.3million views, can be seen here.

Wilkinson’s debut album Lazers Not Included not only introduced a raft of stand-out singles but cemented Wilkinson’s name as one of the most exciting new electronic artists in the UK. Hailing from South West London, Wilkinson, blessed with an astute A&R ear, wanted to team up with some of the freshest UK vocal talent on the record. Wilkinson has topped the iTunes Electronic charts, won a National D&B Award, and picked up legions of fans, including some of the top Radio DJ’s!

Wilkinson played an exciting host of international festivals this summer including explosive sets at Secret Garden Party, Global Gathering, Outlook, Pukkelpop and Bestival, as well as taking over Brixton Academy for RAM Record’s sell out show last month. He continues to tour the world for the rest of 2013, with DJ sets confirmed across the UK, Europe, Australia & NZ. Check out http://wilkinson-music.com for forthcoming dates.

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Wilkinson – Too Close ft Detour City (Wookie Remix)

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Wilkinson, the hottest D&B producer to emerge from UK scene in 2013, announces Too Close ft Detour City, the next single to be taken from the album Lazers Not Included. The single follows the Top 10 smash Afterglow, the biggest D&B breakthrough tune of the year which has now sold 200,000 copies in the UK alone and spent 5 weeks inside the top 20. Too Close, with it’s intricate dub break, showcases Tabitha Benjamin’s, aka Detour City vocals, and is sure to be another cross-over hit for Wilkinson.

Wilkinson confirms Too Close remixes to come from the biggest names in UK dance (listed below), including a VIP remix from himself, all released on 24th Feb via RAM Records / Virgin EMI. Wilkinson has also confirmed the release of ‘Midnight’, a new track exclusively for Beatport.

Wilkinson VIP Mix / Catching Flies / Wookie / Frankee / Askery

Wilkinson, has been on unstoppable form since the release of Need To Know at the beginning of the year. Heartbeat, featuring Arlissa and P Money, followed in May, and paved the way for the Afterglow, featuring the vocals of Becky Hill. The tune was a huge success and a regular sound in the clubs hammered up and down the country by the likes of Chase & Status, Sub Focus, Andy C and High Contrast among others. Playlisted across Radio 1, 1Xtra, Kiss, Capital, Capital Xtra and Rinse, the video, which has had over 3.3million views, can be seen here.

Wilkinson’s debut album Lazers Not Included not only introduced a raft of stand-out singles but cemented Wilkinson’s name as one of the most exciting new electronic artists in the UK. Hailing from South West London, Wilkinson, blessed with an astute A&R ear, wanted to team up with some of the freshest UK vocal talent on the record. Wilkinson has topped the iTunes Electronic charts, won a National D&B Award, and picked up legions of fans, including some of the top Radio DJ’s!

Wilkinson played an exciting host of international festivals this summer including explosive sets at Secret Garden Party, Global Gathering, Outlook, Pukkelpop and Bestival, as well as taking over Brixton Academy for RAM Record’s sell out show last month. He continues to tour the world for the rest of 2013, with DJ sets confirmed across the UK, Europe, Australia & NZ. Check out http://wilkinson-music.com for forthcoming dates.

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Wilkinson – Too Close ft Detour City (Frankee Remix)

RAM’s Drum & Bass Annual 2016 – watch/listen here! http://vid.io/xoko
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Wilkinson, the hottest D&B producer to emerge from UK scene in 2013, announces Too Close ft Detour City, the next single to be taken from the album Lazers Not Included. The single follows the Top 10 smash Afterglow, the biggest D&B breakthrough tune of the year which has now sold 200,000 copies in the UK alone and spent 5 weeks inside the top 20. Too Close, with it’s intricate dub break, showcases Tabitha Benjamin’s, aka Detour City vocals, and is sure to be another cross-over hit for Wilkinson.

Wilkinson confirms Too Close remixes to come from the biggest names in UK dance (listed below), including a VIP remix from himself, all released on 24th Feb via RAM Records / Virgin EMI. Wilkinson has also confirmed the release of ‘Midnight’, a new track exclusively for Beatport.

Wilkinson VIP Mix / Catching Flies / Wookie / Frankee / Askery

Wilkinson, has been on unstoppable form since the release of Need To Know at the beginning of the year. Heartbeat, featuring Arlissa and P Money, followed in May, and paved the way for the Afterglow, featuring the vocals of Becky Hill. The tune was a huge success and a regular sound in the clubs hammered up and down the country by the likes of Chase & Status, Sub Focus, Andy C and High Contrast among others. Playlisted across Radio 1, 1Xtra, Kiss, Capital, Capital Xtra and Rinse, the video, which has had over 3.3million views, can be seen here.

Wilkinson’s debut album Lazers Not Included not only introduced a raft of stand-out singles but cemented Wilkinson’s name as one of the most exciting new electronic artists in the UK. Hailing from South West London, Wilkinson, blessed with an astute A&R ear, wanted to team up with some of the freshest UK vocal talent on the record. Wilkinson has topped the iTunes Electronic charts, won a National D&B Award, and picked up legions of fans, including some of the top Radio DJ’s!

Wilkinson played an exciting host of international festivals this summer including explosive sets at Secret Garden Party, Global Gathering, Outlook, Pukkelpop and Bestival, as well as taking over Brixton Academy for RAM Record’s sell out show last month. He continues to tour the world for the rest of 2013, with DJ sets confirmed across the UK, Europe, Australia & NZ. Check out http://wilkinson-music.com for forthcoming dates.

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Minor Rain – Regenerate

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Released: 28th Feb 2014 (RH Store only) / 3rd March 2014 (Worldwide)

Renegade Hardware Presents: Compound One. The first installment of a new digital series which will focus on exposing new and emerging artists. Expect exciting discoveries from this new platform. The next generation of future thinking producers will be found here.

For the first installment, Compound One introduces 4 new artists to the Hardware fold. Trilo (Slovakia), Klax (UK), Subtension and MC Nuklear (Slovakia/UK) and Minor Rain (Slovakia).

Retaining the trademark Hardware edge but twisting it a touch deeper these first 4 tracks showcase some amazing new talent with very bright futures.

Tracklist:
1. Trilo — Defer
2. Klax — Vendetta
3. Subtension & Mc Nuklear — Break The Rules
4. Minor Rain – Regenerate

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Subtension ft. MC Nuklear – Break The Rules

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Released: 28th Feb 2014 (RH Store only) / 3rd March 2014 (Worldwide)

Renegade Hardware Presents: Compound One. The first installment of a new digital series which will focus on exposing new and emerging artists. Expect exciting discoveries from this new platform. The next generation of future thinking producers will be found here.

For the first installment, Compound One introduces 4 new artists to the Hardware fold. Trilo (Slovakia), Klax (UK), Subtension and MC Nuklear (Slovakia/UK) and Minor Rain (Slovakia).

Retaining the trademark Hardware edge but twisting it a touch deeper these first 4 tracks showcase some amazing new talent with very bright futures.

Tracklist:
1. Trilo — Defer
2. Klax — Vendetta
3. Subtension & Mc Nuklear — Break The Rules
4. Minor Rain – Regenerate

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Klax – Vendetta

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Released: 28th Feb 2014 (RH Store only) / 3rd March 2014 (Worldwide)

Renegade Hardware Presents: Compound One. The first installment of a new digital series which will focus on exposing new and emerging artists. Expect exciting discoveries from this new platform. The next generation of future thinking producers will be found here.

For the first installment, Compound One introduces 4 new artists to the Hardware fold. Trilo (Slovakia), Klax (UK), Subtension and MC Nuklear (Slovakia/UK) and Minor Rain (Slovakia).

Retaining the trademark Hardware edge but twisting it a touch deeper these first 4 tracks showcase some amazing new talent with very bright futures.

Tracklist:
1. Trilo — Defer
2. Klax — Vendetta
3. Subtension & Mc Nuklear — Break The Rules
4. Minor Rain – Regenerate

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Trilo – Defer

Order: http://bit.ly/buy_hware29
Released: 28th Feb 2014 (RH Store only) / 3rd March 2014 (Worldwide)

Renegade Hardware Presents: Compound One. The first installment of a new digital series which will focus on exposing new and emerging artists. Expect exciting discoveries from this new platform. The next generation of future thinking producers will be found here.

For the first installment, Compound One introduces 4 new artists to the Hardware fold. Trilo (Slovakia), Klax (UK), Subtension and MC Nuklear (Slovakia/UK) and Minor Rain (Slovakia).

Retaining the trademark Hardware edge but twisting it a touch deeper these first 4 tracks showcase some amazing new talent with very bright futures.

Tracklist:
1. Trilo — Defer
2. Klax — Vendetta
3. Subtension & Mc Nuklear — Break The Rules
4. Minor Rain – Regenerate

Connect with Trilo:

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Mefjus & InsideInfo – Repentance

Mefjus & InsideInfo – Repentance is released 27th February 2014 on Critical Music

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