The duo's 27-track mix is all about instrumental grime.
Aside from Butterz, their blog-cum-label and club night, and Grime Forum, which Elijah helped launch, the London duo are best known emphasising the producer over the MC—a novel concept in the world of grime. "Grime is about hype, I still listen to and love MCs hype," Skilliam told Pitchfork last year. "What we are doing goes to show that you don't necessarily need an MC to create it. Well-produced music, a good selection, and a good combination can create hype as well." On Rinse:17 the duo stay true to this ideal, mixing up 27 of their favorite grime instrumentals from this year, including a batch of dubplates.
The compilation will be the fourth Rinse mix CD this year, following editions from Kismet, Youngsta, Roska and, most recently, Ben UFO.
01. Royal-T - Orangeade VIP
02. D.O.K - East Coast
03. Swindle - Pineapple
04. P Money & Blacks - Boo You feat Slickman
05. Faze Miyake - Blackberry
06. Wiley - It's Wiley (Royal-T Remix)
07. Mr Mitch - Centre Court
08. Rossi B & Luca - Lost in Limehouse
09. P Jam - Arizona Skyz
10. Terror Danjah - Full Attention feat Ruby Lee Ryder
11. Royal T - Royal Rumble
12. Spooky - Spartan (Terror Danjah Remix)
13. Teddy - Community Links
14. Swindle feat Terror Danjah, Rude Kid & Wizzy Wow - Tag
15. Bok Bok - Silo Pass
16. Royal T & Terror Danjah - Music Box
17. Trim - I Am (Preditah Remix)
18. Faze Miyake - Take Off
19. Swindle & Silkie - Unlimited
20. Treble Clef - Ghetto Kyote
21. S-X - Woooo (DJ Q Remix)
22. Royal T - Music Please (TRC Remix)
23. Terror Danjah - Air Bubble (Starkey Remix)
24. Starkey & P Money - Numb
25. TRC - Into Sync
26. Starkey & Trim - This Ain't Me
27. Swindle - Mood Swings VIP
Rinse will release Rinse:17 on November 14th, 2011.