Open Mic Vol.2 is out now. Ewen Spencer’s first intimate portrayal of London’s burgeoning grime scene was 10 years ago in 2005 with the publication of the book ‘Open Mic’. Realised more recently with the release of the 22 minute documentary ‘Open Mic’ for Dazed x Channel 4 late last year. The new title pays homage to both combining interviews with the grime scenes most significant artists and commentators with 16 previously unseen images from Ewen’s archive.
Designed by Studio Yukiko in Berlin, Open Mic Vol.2 is the first publication from Ewen and Olivia Gideon Thomson’s new publishing company, ‘SEE-W’. The reader is section sewn with a matte finish and features a photographic dust jacket concealing a bold graphic cover.
Limited to 500 copies Open Mic Vol 2 also showcases 9 extended interviews made during the making of the Open Mic film, including Dizzee Rascal, Kano, Lethal B, Jammer, JME, Ratty (LOTM)
76 pgs, 16.5 × 23 cm, Softcover, 9780955084058