The job of the Fat Planet blog is to expose music from outside of the Anglo / American axis, and whilst that’s served us well over the years, it does mean that we intentionally turn a blind eye to sounds, styles and movements that are hyper-localised in those regions. Bassline (or ‘niche‘) is one such genre – like Dubstep before it, Bassline has (until now) essentially been “an England thing”, birthed via an unholy carnal union of 2-step, dubstep, grime, ...