Alibi sees two of the brightest lights from the Brazilian D&B scene, Level 2 and DJ Chap join forces under their new production moniker for their second release on the legendary V Recordings.
Since launching his solo career back in 2009, Sub Zero has gone from strength to strength under the wing of Hype & Pascal on Ganja & Playaz. With countless plays on radio and DJ support from the likes of Andy C, Hype, Grooverider and many more, Sub Zero has secured a solid foundation in the Drum & Bass world.
Flip to 2016 and his latest release, the Collab EP, with some of the scenes finest, see’s Sub Zero further pushing the sonic boundaries while keeping his eye firmly on the dance floor.
For those lucky enough to be at the birth of Jungle in the 90’s you’d have undoubtedly come across the legendary Micky Finn who, packed with his arsenal of dubplates, led the charge and paved the way for Jungle and Drum & Bass as we know it today.
After a brief production hiatus, Micky’s back on the scene to lead the way once again. This time he’s teamed up with Vital Elements, one half of today’s Jungle pioneers Serial Killaz, who brings something very different to the table.
There is always something special when two rising and prominent producers from electronic music's underground collaborate to deliver a creative gem for the club. Having already received attention from the likes of Luke Solomon to DJ Sneak, New York's Ant LaRock and Toronto's Demuir have added the seasoned ear of InHouse label boss Todd Terry to the list of fans. "Your Name Is", is bound to wreck dance floors worldwide. The catchy vocals swing with clever drum and percussion work to compliment an addictive House strong piano commanding clubbers to beat the dance floor beneath them.
The Tantrum Desire brand is most associated with the kind of epic productions that have seen drum and bass become a mainstay of the mainstream. True heads, though, will know that there’s always been an undercurrent of genre-twisting experimentalism present, which came to the fore on last year’s huge album Diversified. So, which corners are explored on this EP?
Liquicity returns to the soulful side of Drum & Bass with their third installment of the renowned ‘Escapism’ series. 12 brand new tracks by the likes of Makoto, Hybrid Minds, Nymfo, Champion, Dualistic and many more. This album is a great mix of established artists and upcoming talent. Escapism 3 will have a full vinyl and CD release and is out on the 22nd of April. Featuring artists such as Logistics, Dkay, Seba, Maduk and Bachelors of Science, the previous Escapism albums were widely supported among the Drum & Bass scene.
If you’ve locked onto one of Erb N Dub’s streamed studio sessions, then you’ll have witnessed a producer who revels in the craft of music-making. And that sense of musicianship comes through whether he’s in front of a DAW, behind a real live drum-kit as part of Wicked City or delivering a furiously scratch-laden DJ set. It’s the musician’s symbiosis of the technical and the artistic that means an Erb N Dub production is always innovative and frequently unexpected.
Dj’s: Rapid and Vaptor got together in 2015 to form Full Kontakt bringing something fresh and different to the drum n bass circuit. Creating many different styles of electronic music, it didn't take them long before being discovered by DJ SS and the Formation camp by offering them an exclusive contract.
Full Kontakt take an approach of not just to stick to a particular style of drum n bass, but for the guys they really like to write a wide spectrum of music aimed at a wide audience.
Hype and Pascal present the single from Drumsound & Bassline Smith. The Derbyshire DJ/producers who head up Technique Recordings have been making tunes that have had an impact on the scene for over 15 years now.
With their solid reputation as architects of big room style, first track 'Cobra' does not disappoint; it is a beast who is unrelenting, dark and fierce all at once.
Some pieces of music stay with you your whole life. The seminal and iconic King Of The Beats, from musical legend Aphrodite, is one of those. Originally released back in 1999, King... went on to influence countless artists and its shadow has been cast on drum & bass ever since. Now, in 2016, it's back, in reconditioned form and ready to roll, along with remixes from Aphro himself and Levela.