Archive | Drum & Bass

Metrik unleashes long-awaited third album, ‘Ex Machina’ [Stream]

Honing in on a decade’s trade of drum ‘n’ bass, Metrik has unveiled his highly-anticipated third studio album, Ex Machina. The 13-track endeavor exemplifies the lauded producer’s evolution, charting an effortless execution of his electrifying sound. Preceded by his acclaimed 2016 LP LIFE/THRILLS, Metrik’s latest effort arrives on Hospital Records with the familiar evocations of […]

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Metrik unleashes long-awaited third album, ‘Ex Machina’ [Stream]

Honing in on a decade’s trade of drum ‘n’ bass, Metrik has unveiled his highly-anticipated third studio album, Ex Machina. The 13-track endeavor exemplifies the lauded producer’s evolution, charting an effortless execution of his electrifying sound. Preceded by his acclaimed 2016 LP LIFE/THRILLS, Metrik’s latest effort arrives on Hospital Records with the familiar evocations of […]

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Camo & Krooked detail pivoting to singles, upcoming Red Bull Vienna shows, and working with Jeru The Damaja [Interview]

For veterans holding more than 12 years of music-making, Camo & Krooked continue to ignite the drum ‘n’ bass scene with the fresh energy of newcomers. The Austrian duo consisting of Reinhard Reitsch and Markus Wagner have proved an indomitable force since their formation in 2007—signing to mammoth Hospital Records and winning the Drum&BassArena’s Best […]

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Turning it up a notch with RAM Records founder Andy C [Interview]

Decades ago, the electronic music scene was nigh unrecognizable from its worldwide integration and popularity today. Andrew John Clarke was younger then, attending illegal raves with his friends in the English countryside. One such party came to mind when someone sent him a photo from many years over social media, reminding him of years past. […]

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Hospital Records works toward gender equality with first Women in Drum & Bass London Workshop

“At Hospital Records, Med School and Hospitalitydnb we recognise the gender imbalance within drum & bass. We want to be at the forefront of pushing through a positive change for the scene and music that we all love, towards a more representative community that creates equal opportunities for everyone.” Being the change that you want […]

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Kanine, Philth, Becca Jane Grey, and Simula celebrate massive 60-track ‘Drum&BassArena 2019’ [Q&A]

Birthed out of the UK’s early ’90s jungle scene and rapidly gaining mainstay status shortly after, drum ‘n’ bass has celebrated its popularity at its heights notably in concentrated pockets—although never quite enjoying the mainstream bliss of its newer peers like dubstep and trap in the U.S. However, the veteran genre has shown resilience and […]

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Kanine, Philth, Becca Jane Grey, and Simula celebrate massive 60-track ‘Drum&BassArena 2019’ [Q&A]

Birthed out of the UK’s early ’90s jungle scene and rapidly gaining mainstay status shortly after, drum ‘n’ bass has celebrated its popularity at its heights notably in concentrated pockets—although never quite enjoying the mainstream bliss of its newer peers like dubstep and trap in the U.S. However, the veteran genre has shown resilience and […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 100: The Ultimate Drum ‘n’ Bass Playlist

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA managing editor Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. There’s just something about […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 100: The Ultimate Drum ‘n’ Bass Playlist

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA managing editor Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. There’s just something about […]

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First Listen: Culture Shock wows in fiery new single, ‘Take Control’

London drum & bass mastermind Culture Shock is at it again. He’s closing out the first month of 2019 with his first release of the year: “Take Control.” The single marks the fifth entry in his Sequence Series on Andy C‘s RAM Records, trademarked with colorful geometric artwork. Clocking in at just under five minutes, […]

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Benny L lands Beatport’s inaugural drum & bass No. 1

Drum & bass continues to assert its dominance worldwide, most recently with the genre’s first-ever Beatport No. 1, courtesy of Benny L. The Hospital Records artist’s hefty remix of John Holt’s reggae classic, “Police In Helicopter,” shot to the top of the Beatport ranks, knocking chart-topping house artists like Rebuke and ARTBAT out of the […]

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Andy C sells out 12,500-person Wembley arena in three days

Drum & bass king Andy C has just made history. The UK co-founder of RAM Records was announced as the first artist to host an all-night event at Wembley’s SSE Arena — and sold it out in just three days. The event, called “Andy C All Night Wembley,” will run from 10 p.m. to 5 […]

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Good Morning Mix: Dimension, Friction, Culture Shock, and 1991 go B2B in massive two-hour drum & bass mix

As he gears up for the release of his debut FABRICLIVE mix, UK drum & bass savant Dimension is drumming up excitement in a big way. As if the stacked track list for the forthcoming mix isn’t enough, Dimension also recently tapped friends Friction, Culture Shock and 1991 for a nearly two-hour back-to-back rooftop set. […]

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Delta Heavy – I Need You

After making their Monstercat debut in 2017, UK duo Delta Heavy are back with a feisty drum & bass heater, “I Need You.” “I Need You” showcases the pure power and energy behind Delta Heavy’s music. Despite its drum & bass classification, “I Need You” contains elements of heavy dubstep in the first drop, blasting the listener with a relentless pattern of […]

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Ryan Browne brings the heat with drum & bass remix of Gryffin’s ‘Nobody Compares To You’

After a year of successful remixes and originals, drummer/producer Ryan Browne is back in 2018 with a compelling remix of Gryffin‘s “Nobody Compares To You.”Browne kicks off his take on Gryffin’s October hit with a drum-centered introduction that leads the listener to thinking his remix will be a rock-oriented configuration of the song. As the bridge […]

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UKF releases 2017 drum & bass compilation mix

UKF rounded out 2017 with the release of a huge compilation mix of their hottest drum & bass tracks of the year, spanning 23 tracks of fast-paced ferocity.Along with several of the label’s favorites of the year, the 31-minute compilation also contains four cuts that are exclusive to the mix: Hybrid Minds’ “Solitude,” Flite’s “Progression,” […]

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Camo & Krooked – Good Times Bad Times (1991 Remix)

British producer 1991 had an extremely solid 2017, releasing a wide selection of classy tunes ranging from traditional liquid drum & bass, while also showing off his versatility with the neurofunk heater.Continuing his fine form from the previous year, 1991 recently dropped another high-calibre track, a remix of Camo & Krooked‘s “Good Times Bad Times.” Leaving […]

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Jauz – Feel the Volume (Ben Nicky Remix)

“Feel The Volume” is undoubtedly one of the tracks that propelled Jauz into the forefront of the bass community. Despite being released in 2014, the track remains a favorite of remixers.Ben Nicky has just released his take on “Feel the Volume,” and has completely transformed the drop and added psy elements to it. Ben Nicky […]

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Julian Calor – Run Away ft Maggie Szabo

Julian Calor stands as one of Holland’s most talked about new producers, with a knack for producing technical, yet melodious EDM that far exceeds his years.  Still only 24, the Dutchman has already dropped a full-length album on Hardwell‘s Revealed Recordings and headlined various festivals worldwide.His latest track, “Run Away,” is another clear testament to his […]

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Murdock & Doctrine – On A Rampage (Rampage Anthem 2018)

Undoubtedly one of the biggest bass music festivals in the world, Rampage is nothing short of a paradise for low-frequency lovers. While the festival boldly advertises itself as the “biggest drum & bass and dubstep party in the world,” it has lived up to these claims with some stacked lineups over the years, with 2018’s […]

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