Maxim fires the opening shot on new label Death Drum Rebel with ‘Respect’. A heavy bassline and a reggae skank means that right from the outset, this one means business. (more…)
Tyke is already a Playaz mainstay. Signing exclusively in 2013, he has released 4 EP’s with the label, not only that, but earlier this year, Tyke undertook the mammoth task of remixing Potential Badboy’s massive hit ‘Revolution’. The remix gained support from Friction on his BBC Radio 1 Show, but Tyke is no stranger to this kind of backing from Drum & Bass’s A-List though. (more…)
Jason Laidback continues to be one of the most prolific bass producers dropping hit after hit on his own label Nightprowl. In 2015 he released ‘Freaky Ways’ featuring the vocals of Simm (Todd Terry / Deekline) and this had some great support from the likes of Orbital, Leeroy Thornhill, Lady Waks and Kissy Sell Out. (more…)
Erb N Dub & Malux – Drummer VIP / Dubplate Killer feat Tony Anthem & Navigator [Technique Recordings]
If you’ve been feeling the Erb N Dub and Skope combo that’s been providing us with a masterful series of technically precocious dance floor killers, then don’t worry. This is the same superhero team-up, it’s just that Skope has given himself a new alter-ego, Malux, specially designed to push this brand of rave-wrecking heaviness onward. (more…)
Stop the press! Beat Assassins go grime! – Or do they?
War Dem ft Miss Stylie isn’t a grime track. But then it’s not 100% drum n bass either. Some might say War Dem is; 174bpm grime n bass. Jimmy from Beat Assassins likes to think of the track as a fusion of styles. (more…)
Legendary label Fat! Recordings have once again scoured their vast catalogue to curate a compilation thats a mixture of some stone cold bassline classics club bangers, and the labels more recent highlights. May we present to you, Fat! Trax Vol II.
Liquicity Records returns with their second installment of the ‘’Alchemy’’ series. The album showcases the immense talent of the label’s roster and its ability to develop that euphoric drum and bass sound. Here we have a selection of tracks taken from the album, compiled into a sampler for you listening and playing pleasure.
You can never be quite sure what to expect from Technique’s Ukrainian assassin. After all, MaxNRG has repeatedly proven that he’s perfectly prepared to twist up a sub-genre or two in his quest for dancefloor mastery. We’ve seen him experiment with multiple shades of the drum and bass palette and funnel all of them through his highly individual approach to musicality. The only constant is the presence of rock-hard drums and lethal bass. Even in his craziest excursions, it’s all about the rave. (more…)