Kovens previous EP on Viper Recordings, 'Hereinafter', accrued millions of plays around the world on major platforms like Spotify, UKF, Suicide Sheep among many others, which saw the acts fan base explode to record levels. The cinematic bass outfit are back with a brand new ground breaking EP ‘Sometimes We Are’ which is set to elevate them firmly amongst the globes finest electronic music producers. 'Sometimes We Are' is presented like a short movie / soundtrack taking you through 4 scenes of epic proportions.
Drumsound and Bassline Smith deliver an exclusive mix for DJ Target on BBC Radio 1.
Drum and bass has grown up a lot since its UK-centric formative days. You’ve probably noticed that, over the last few years, Technique Recordings has been instrumental in bringing a host of international talent to wider prominence in the scene. Names like L Plus, MaxNRG, Spectrem and Document One are now regular fixtures on the track lists of top echelon DJs for raves and radio alike. So, fresh for 2015, here’s the latest addition to this fast-expanding global operation. Meet Gradual.
Dubstep legend Caspa's new album 500 was released last month on his own Dub Police and is widely considered a return to form for the tearout originator. It's got all the grinding churn you'd hope to hear from the West Londoner, but also finds him foraying into new sonic territory.
His remix of "The Day is My Enemy" is a stylistic adventure for Caspa, who took the remix as a challenge to push himself even further creatively
Since Document One stormed onto Technique's roster, this production duo have set about marking out their very own niche in the D&B spectrum. Songwriters' musicality and an appreciation for multiple genres, while still keeping focus firmly on the dance floor, makes for a powerful combination. Now, with this latest release, they're back to consolidate their status and draw together some more threads in their ongoing multi-form musical narrative.
Viper Recordings annual "Drum & Bass Summer Slammers" series features over 30 of the biggest tracks from the hottest names in DNB from around the world. Now in its sixth year, the series has always marked the unmistakable sounds of summer Drum & Bass.
Featured artists include: Sigma, Matrix & Futurebound, Enter Shikari, The Prototypes, Calyx & Teebee, Brookes Brothers, Dr. Kucho! & Gregor Salto, Mike Mago & Dragonette, S.P.Y, Rene LaVice, Metrik, ShockOne, Koven, Cyantific, InsideInfo, Trei, Mob Tactics, Maduk and many more!
The mysterious Nina Wilde drops a jackin' banger on Bass=Win. Both tracks are low slung and filthy. Both make you want to hit the corner of the club and skank with your head down. Road tested by label owner Terry Hooligan for the last few months this EP has slayed crowds from Canada to Russia and back to London.
Mendoza, the enigmatic singer joins Love & Other with two brand new remixes of her vibrant record ‘Houdini’.
Already premiered by Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1 - veteran British DJ/producer Steve Lawler puts his spin on ‘Houdini’ following his huge Hot Creations release ‘House Record’ and remixing for Azari & III - creating an energetic Jackin’ House remix.
The ‘Houdini’ remixes drop on 6th July exclusively to Beatport.
Drumsound and Bassline Smith - 'Big'
DJ Vadim - 'Wicked gonna SMASH IT
Coldcut - 'Solid tune'
Kenny Ken - 'Good release'
Deekline and Tippa Irie are bringing the smooth grooves and ragga vibes in the place on their latest colab for Jungle Cakes. Setting the perfect mood for the summer, Deekline has laced this chilled out, tropical Jungle beat with Tippa's infectious vocal. Calling up Voltage & Nicky Blackmarket for remix duties they've kept some of the Caribbean feel but added some down low dirt to the mix.