THEY’RE BACK! 12 months ago James Zabiela opened YØU.R and he’s back to help them celebrate their 1ST BIRTHDAY along with an extended license and extra production. The past year has seen the likes of Bearweasel, Cozzy D, Reset Robot, Luke Solomon and Alex Arnout grace the decks, so it felt only natural to welcome the technical Jedi back. Globally renowned JZ shot to fame for his DJ trickery and captivating performances alongside his 10 year residency at We Love Space, Ibiza. YØU.R is honored to have Born Electrics head honcho headline our 1ST_BIRTHDAY party.
An intimate, dark, 300 capacity venue spread over 2 dance floors complemented with a thumping sound system residents Rik Parkinson & Rob Anderson will provide your warm up soundtrack for the evening as YØU.R stamps its mark firmly on the London club scene for 2014.
YØU.R is a ticket only party and, with a DJ of this calibre and a 300 capacity, it’s set to be oversubscribed. Tickets are only £10, so get yours early to avoid disappointment.
Launch Party Video: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=666717096717682&set=vb.592681627454563&type=2&theater
At the start of 2013 Mekar, Trimer & Smokesta decided to link up to to pool their creativity and work on their new project Fireteam.
Mekar is no stranger to the rave scene. His lyrical flow has been tearing down raves from London to Ibiza with many apperences on radio stations such as the legendary Kool Fm, BBC 1 xtra & Kiss FM
2014 saw the release of his self written and prodcued Drum & Bass debut album ‘First to Arrive’ which showcases his talent as a producer aswell as a MC.
Smokesta, as a DJ, he has been present on the scene for a number of years, playing regularly on stations such Kool Fm as well as at various Drum & Bass raves across the capital. He has had solo releases on Emotif with radio support on radio from the likes of Eddy Temple Morris on XFM & The Wideboys on KISS FM.
Trimer’s vibe and passion for the music really comes across through his energic and explosive DJ sets. He currently holds a residency on the award winning station Rough Tempo.
The Fireteam remixed ‘You Don’t Know Me’ for Long-time Botchit artists, Backdraft to a rapturous reception with support coming hard and fast from some of the biggest names in the Drum & Bass scene including Crissy Criss, Doc Scott, Grove Rider & North Base, plus support from outside the scene in the form of B-Traits, ED Solo & JFB.
This time around, Fireteam have gone on a slightly more bass music flex.
‘Hitlist’ and ‘Traptastic’ will have you head nodding like a Youg Jeezy at a Flosstradamus gig. While ‘Who’s that Girl’ gets all floaty with a very recognisable vocal until the gnarly bass hits and leave you screw facing the stack!
Buy the release HERE
Scott Nixon is a bad ass professional snowboarder who likes to make beats when not jumping out of helicopters onto mountains! The music world was first introduced to him when he collaborated with D&B golden boy Shimon a few years ago. Now Scott is back with this massive new 4 track EP encompassing elements from hip hop, classic house through to dub and jungle. All tightly wrapped in a beats and bass framework that packs enough rumble to cause avalanches.
We Caught up with Nixon to find out what his top tracks of all time are, and what is currently in his record box!
Please tell us your top 5 tracks in your set at the moment:
1. DJ ZINC – Vampires
2. Mafia Kiss – It Began In Detroit
3. Benton – The Callin
4. Bombo Rosa – Salto Batida
5. Stantons – The World Needs Bad Men
Please tell us your top 5 most influential tunes of all time
1. Afrika Bambaataa & the soul sonic force – Planet Rock
2. LFO – LFO
3. Slayer – Rain in Blood
4. Valley of the Shadows – Origin Unknown
5. Plump DJs – Scram
Nixon’s new EP ‘The Basics of Love’ is out now on Punks music. Buy it HERE
Punks Music is owned and operated by the world famous Stanton Warriors. The Stantons have been using Punks to put out great music for over a decade. But in 2014 they have really tuned up the pressure. With releases already by the Warriors themselves, Marten Horger, Pirate Jams & Bombo Rosa, and EP’s lined up from Nixon, Evil Nine and Keith MacKenzie & Fixx just to name a few, Punks are slowly but surely bringing the cool back to breaks.
One release in particular has caught the imagination of the bass music world. Mafia Kiss’s outstanding ‘It Began In Detroit’ EP has been picking up some serious airtime on radio from the likes of Monki on 1Xtra and Mike Delinquent on Kiss Fresh
You can listen to his ‘It Began In Detroit’ EP here
You can buy the EP HERE
Based in Sofia (Bulgaria), Basscatz are a producer duo on a sole mission to conquer the international dance music scene with their deep, thought provoking music with a glitchy minimal futuristic twist.
Their latest single ‘Real Life’ features the vocal talents of Zafayah (who’s just collaborated with Reggae artist Jahcoustix) and takes a look at the life of a troubled woman, all pieced together in beautifully crafted dubbed out track.
‘Real Life’ is the first single from their album due out in 2015 that’s certainly set to cause a stir amongst the masses.
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Check this amazing party set from super star Janette Slack played at Hong Kong’s Clockenflap Festival who played after the legendary Kool and the Gang & warmed up for Travis!
Check Janette out on Facebook / Twitter
BSN Posse are from the sun kissed South of Spain, Malaga to be exact. Although they are relatively new to releasing music, they have garnered a lot of attention from the online community. Respected music sites such as Ear Milk, Vice and Sturban have already featured music from this exciting duo.
Brand new London based label Daily Operation heard Too Long & Let Me Go and lost their minds. So here it is… The only way to describe this release is Bass & Soul.
You can buy the BSN Posse EP HERE
Age Of Reason and Myth Of Er are Station Earth’s latest release on Nemesis Recordings Digital which has gained support from Black Sun Empire, El Hornet (Pendulum), Grooverider and many more.
If rumbling smooth synths, Liquid drops and mesmerising soundscapes are what you are looking for then you have come to the right place. Jelle De Maeyer & Matthias De Herdt known as the infamous STATION EARTH are here and ready to drop their first ever single on the mighty NEMESIS RECORDINGS! After having releases on labels such as LIQUICITY and RADAR RECORDS the duo have peaked into the D&B charts in 2014, whilst also performing on some massive shows over the European circuit like STAR WARZ, RAMPAGE, and the worlds number one TOMORROW LAND. Next year sees them set to be even bigger in the music game and in the DJ world!
First off we start the show with AGE OF REASON! Luscious synths and heavy bass comes in from the get go whilst the mind melting intro keeps you on edge until the drop. If that was not enough in come those hard hitting kicks and snares to make this track a monster of a release. Squelching bass, amazing soundscapes and high-octane energy keeps this moving strong as the track keeps playing on and on. This is one not to be missed in your sets this year and it’s already being coined as one of the biggest tracks on Nemesis Recordings to date! Don’t let it pass you buy or you will miss out!
Last but certainly not least is the incredible sounds of MYTH OF ER. This killer track begins with a mysterious and mystical intro as suggested in the title, then the beautiful vocals are blended with harmonic synths and heart warming soundscapes, building up the anticipation for that ever so wanted drop. Once the main hook of this track gets going there is no stopping that hard kick and snare over a warm bass line to keep you up all night long!
This is set to become another classic release from the NEMESIS RECORDINGS label as they go from strength to strength with top releases from some of the worlds best up and coming talent out there! Be sure to keep and eye out for STATION EARTH this coming year and also on NEMESIS RECORDINGS as they bring some next level drum & bass to the table in 2015!!!
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