Virus Syndicate

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Virus Syndicate are a British grime collective from Manchester, centered around DJ Mark One and the MCs Goldfinger, JSD and Nika D. They are known for their fusion of dubstep with grime, and have been lauded by The Daily Telegraph as "some of the tautest British MC-ing since the first Dizzee Rascal Album.”[1]

Music and style[edit]

The Virus Syndicate is known for its fusion with dubstep and grime, putting dub effects on the vocals and using sub bass, common in dubstep music.

Career[edit]

They often supply the vocal accompaniment on Mark One's solo recordings, specifically on his debut LP, One Way. They have also released two of their own grime LPs, Work Related Illness and Sick Pay, both in collaboration with Mark One. The LP cover featured cartoon artwork and a comic strip about the everyday life of the members of group. They also appear on the track "Dead Man Walking" on Milanese's first album. Virus Syndicate appear on the Planet µ record label.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Virus Syndicate at 4th & B". Last FM. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Virus Syndicate Biography". BBC Music. Retrieved 12 February 2014.