Hailing from Peckham, Rhythm Section International has cemented its forefront position as a UK staple and also garners respect on an international level, merited not just through the music it releases, but also for its wildly popular NTS radio show and famous parties alike.
Bradley Zero’s desire to put out music he wasn’t hearing elsewhere led to the birth of the label, starting with Al Dobson Junior’s debut album, Sounds From The Village Vol. 1 back in 2014. Over the past half a decade, the imprint has spotlighted artists and elevated them to a global scale, aiding the breakthrough of massive talents like Henry Wu and Chaos In The CBD.
Recently, the imprint celebrated its fifth birthday, marking the occasion by a huge 36 track compilation, SHOUTS, which encapsulates the past and present sounds of the label. Mirroring their ethos to expose and cultivate new talents, the compilation amplifies fresh and exciting artists, alongside more well-known producers like Desert Sound Colony and Session Victim.
Albeit dependent on how the international pandemic plays out, you can join in with the celebrations on the SHOUTS tour, but in the meantime, enjoy the following selection as the five label heads sat down with us to Take 5…