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New: Star Slinger – Bad Bxtches (Feat. Stunnaman & Lil B)

Ever since hearing that Manchester beat-maestro Star Slinger was working on a track with The Pack members and hip-hop legends Stunnaman and Lil B, I’ve been eagerly anticipating this release, and it doesn’t disappoint. With Star Slinger’s stereotypical electro-hiphop production and slick verses from Stunna and Based God, it’s undoubtedly a must have track for […]


By Josh
on 4th Apr 2012
in MPfree

New: Mount Kimbie – Before I Move Off (Star Slinger Refix)

With what will most likely be his final output of 2011, Star Slinger has tried his hand at remixing Before I Move Off by London duo Mount Kimbie. Where the original finds beauty through it’s minimal, atmospheric feel, Star Slinger reinvents the track as a more club friendly dance number. Splicing the already heavily tinted […]


By Josh
on 23rd Dec 2011
in MPfree

MPfree: Star Slinger – Moet & Reese

It’s been a while since we heard from Mancunian beat maestro Star Slinger, however that’s not to say he hasn’t been grafting as hard as ever. Having just finished a full US tour with pals Shlohmo, Shigeto and Mux Mool, Darren’s even found time to drop a beat that he pieced together whilst on the […]


By Josh
on 9th Nov 2011
in MPfree

News: Blackbird Blackbird To Release Halo Via Crash Symbols

It’s been quite a year for Mike Maramag so far. From a critically acclaimed SXSW show to a host of stunning new material; announcing a cassette release through Crash Symbols is the proverbial icing on the cake. One of the most exciting limited edition labels around joining forces with the idyllic, hypnotizing sounds of Blackbird […]


By Josh
on 6th Jul 2011
in Music

New: Star Slinger – They Like It Slow (H-Town/Star Slinger Refix)

If you’ve been a long follower of Crack in the Road then you’ll know how much we love Manchester beat-making maestro Star Slinger.


By Josh
on 20th Mar 2011
in Music

Single Of The Week: Star Slinger- Mornin’

If you’ve been locked into Crack in the Road from the very beginning it’s likely that you’ve heard of the slightly marvelous Star Slinger. Making us more than a little bit smug over here as the world finally wakes up to the wonder of his music. He’s very quickly becoming a well-respected member of the […]


By Joel Chima
on 21st Feb 2011
in Music

Single of the Week: HeRobust – Grief Case (Star Slinger’s WWHRD Remix)

Fresh from announcing an extensive debut US tour with Baths, Star Slinger has dropped another remix upon us, and it’s as exciting as ever


By Josh
on 23rd Nov 2010
in Music

Interview: Star Slinger

In my mind, Star Slinger is one of the most innovative artists in the current UK music scene, it only takes a quick glance at my Lastfm to see that I’m telling the truth; over the past few days I have become well and truly star slung.

Single Of The Week: Star Slinger – May I Walk With You

The prestigious Crack in the Road SOTW award for this week goes to the brilliant atmospheric May I Walk With You by the UK’s very own Star Slinger.


By Josh
on 23rd Aug 2010
in Music

Review: Star Slinger – Volume 1

Having already dabbled his toes in the colourful, chromatic waters of dance music, Darren Williams aka Star Slinger began to find himself constrained to certain genres and artists, a convention that his extensive vinyl collection would simply not allow


By Josh
on 17th Aug 2010
in Music