The currently high-flying UK bass/house/techno/garage/hip-hop producer participates in FACT's new feature series, using a single track—Mr Catra's "Vem Nha Nha"—as a jumping off point for discussion.
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As Mosca, Tom Reid has made some of the most interesting dubstep-not-dubstep over the course of this year. Following his inclusion on our turn of the year bass music compilation ‘Elevator Music Vol. 1’ with his ‘Gold Bricks... I See You’ he released his ‘Square One’ EP on the Night Slugs imprint around the same time, confounding the expectations of almost everyone with a passing interest in dubstep with the inclusion of the sprawling 10 minute duration of his track ‘Nike.’ Shifting patterns and phases like a soundtrack, even now it still keeps you riveted from the start to end of each listen, and it helps a lot that the ‘Club Edit’ of the track, rather than confining his production to a radio edit, merely compressed it down into a shortened burst of energy resulting in a proper stomping fl..