Bobby Friction's top 30 of 2009

Jan 3 '10 - Written by Qasim
Looking back over 2009, BBC Asian Network DJ and Rolling Stone writer Bobby Friction brings us a 'top 30' that's eclectic but relates the impact grime/dubstep had on the music industry at large this past year.  The list is a mix of independent and established acts - reflecting his commitment to scouting out the best new music, irrespective of its origin.
  1. Imran Khan — Amplifier / Prestige Records
  2. Swami — Sugarless / Cigale Ent
  3. Jay Dabhi & Moises Modesto — Cry For Freedom / Soltrenz
  4. Engine Earz & DJ Luxy — Kaliyuga / Positive Thought
  5. Phaeleh — Healing (Feat. Indi Kaur) / Urban Scrumping
  6. Riz MC, Sway & Plan B — Shifty / True Tiger
  7. Sahil Charaniya — Maladaptivity (Feat.Tejas Rathod) / White
  8. Code Red — Jind Mahi (Feat. Sarbjit Saab) / Suga Kane Records
  9. Major Lazer — Hold The Line (Audio Dakoos Remix)/ White
  10. Lil Wayne vs Asa Singh Mastana — A Millionaire vs Kali Teri Cuth (DJ Chintu Mash-Up) / White
  11. Tru Skool — Jag Dhe Rehnah (Feat. Gurdas Maan) / Saregama/VIP
  12. Bombay Dub Orchestra — Journey (Liquid Stranger’s Slip Trip Edit) / Six Degrees
  13. Cornershop — Who Fingered Rock n’ Roll / Ample Play
  14. Panjabi MC — Panjaban / PMC Records
  15. Jk — Chooteh Laareh / Vip Records
  16. B’Bay De Munday — Bottles Of Jatt / White
  17. Lomaticc — Slip & Fall (Feat. Sunnybrown) / 747 Records
  18. Tanja La Croix — Habibi / Wikkid Records
  19. Shizzio — I Swear (Feat. Tigerstyle) / Jo Daki Ent
  20. Bandish Projekt — Sargam Breaks / Bheja Fry
  21. Rishi Rich — It Can Only Be Love (Feat. Mumzy) / Moviebox
  22. MIDIval PunditZ — Naina Laagey (Munty Remix) / White
  23. Basement Jaxx — Scars (Engine Earz Remix) / XL
  24. Balkar Sidhu — Charkha (Amarik Singh Remix) / White
  25. Sukh Knight — Knightlife / Nasha Records
  26. Jaz Dhami — Theke Wali / Sanchez Productions
  27. Roach Killa — Pardesan (Feat. Joga) / Moviebox
  28. Celt Islam & Masala — Revolution Inside Me / Urban Sedated Records
  29. Panjabi by Nature — Aashiq (Feat. Ms Pooja) / Limitless
  30. Terry Mardi Presents Desi Niche — If I Was Your Girl (Feat. Jin) / Terry Mardi