Archive | drum n bass

Former Pendulum member Ben Verse curates DnB compilation focusing on mental health & wellbeing, ‘MIND STATE’ ft. The Prodigy, Sub Focus, & more

Over the years, several artists have bravely spoken up over their personal struggles regarding their mental health. Alison Wonderland has been extremely vocal about her ongoing battle with depression and emotional abuse. At the risk of romanticizing depression, Getter has shared some of his personal insights regarding his experience with mental illness and how, in some instances, it can […]

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Premiere: Monty & Hyroglifics ft. Benabu – The Glow

Drum ‘n’ bass masterminds Monty and Hyroglifics have forged a bright, earthshaking new tune dubbed, “The Glow.” It serves as one of four on Folio /1, the first in a new EP series on 1985 Music which highlights the label’s most prized artists. These two artists are clearly adept at creating an engaging, alluring mood […]

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Exclusive: Counsel pop shares brilliantly chaotic EP, ‘counsel pop presents’

Mat Zo‘s fellow Brit producer and latest MAD ZOO signee, counsel pop, has unveiled his marvelously maddening debut EP, counsel pop presents. There is an air of nostalgia running through the EP, which CP himself describes as, “trying to recreate that feeling of driving around in your mate’s car listening to the only dance CD they […]

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Octavian – Hands (Ryan Hemsworth Bootleg)

Canadian electronic/hip-hop experimentalist Ryan Hemsworth released his second weekly bootleg this April, of which lead up to his upcoming US tour dates. This week’s heavily sped up bootleg of Octavian’s “Hands” follows last week’s subtle, daze-inducing take on Z Money’s “Two 16s.” In his uptempo “Hands” rendition, Hemsworth paints a sample-ridden night sky, within which he […]

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Pendulum bandmate says goodbye after 11 years

Unquestionably one of the greatest drum n’ bass acts of all time, Pendulum changed the modern perception of DnB by pioneering the use of synths in their singles. Through their distinctive sound that mixes hard rock and electronic music, the Aussie/Brit band ushered in the second wave of drum n’ bass to the masses. Now Pendulum has […]

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Weekend Rewind: Zeds Dead’s Deadbeats Radio 029 surveys the full spectrum of Drum n’ Bass

Following an announcement that they’d be taking time away from touring to focus on their Deadbeats radio show, Zeds Dead has delivered another robust mix. The Toronto duo has certainly never sacrificed quality in their weekly radio show output. Every few weeks or so, the boys keep their mixes fresh by introducing special guests or special themed mixes, such as their dubstep throwback […]

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Jauz and Zeds Dead deliver heavy new collaboration ‘Lights Go Down’

Jauz and Zeds Dead are both respectively wrapping up on career years as 2017 draws to a close. To celebrate two independently successful campaigns, Hooks and DC are linking with Jauz to cap off the year with a bang, teaming up for three back-to-back NYE performances and officially solidifying the union with some new joint music. Linking […]

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Drum & Bass Supergroup Planet Of The Drums drops debut mix

In the year 2000 Planet Of The Drums — AK1200, Dara, Dieselboy, & MC Messinian — joined forces to create one of the most legendary electronic supergroups the genre has ever seen. Since then, the group has dramatically effected the drum & bass landscape across North America, helping to move the genre from basements & side rooms […]

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Exclusive: The Upbeats – Ethers

A duo that barely needs an introduction: The Upbeats are back and in epic fashion. The de-evolution virtuosos have been steadily releasing music in 2017, with a wide selection of fantastic drum & bass to choose from. To further add to their music-filled year, the New Zealanders are primed and ready to make their Critical Music […]

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Premiere: Audio drops off blistering new drum n’ bass weapon ‘Hypebeast’

South London’s Audio has always been true to his craft, shaping the course of drum n’ bass production with a stocked catalog that spans numerous notable labels over nearly two decades. The veteran beat maker’s newest, “Hypebeast,” is the final cut from his inbound EP Rat Race, rolling out just ahead of the full project’s November 10 release on Netherlands-based […]

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Camo & Krooked’s ‘Mosaik’ album is nothing short of spectacular [Stream]

One of the influential Drum & Bass acts of the 2010s, Austrian duo Camo & Krooked have created quite a formidable reputation for themselves over the past decade, culminating in an Essential Mix debut two months ago. Part of their success is their unique style, which borrows heavily from other bass music sub-genres like trap […]

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10 essential DnB classics to reinvigorate your weekend playlist

110 essential Drum 'n' Bass classicsDrum ‘n’ Bass is one of the oldest sub-genres of modern dance music, having differentiated from rave/hardcore techno back in the early 1990s in England. Characterized by high-tempo beats and intricate bass lines, the genre rapidly gained traction in underground dance music venues all over the world, before finally emerging […]

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What So Not drops off new ‘Divide & Conquer’ remix package featuring Noisia, Slumberjack and more

What So Not is starting to heat up in the second half of 2017, returning to an occupied touring itinerary that kicked off at Coachella and has brought him from Paris to Tokyo this summer to crowd test new music. Following last year’s RL Grime and Skrillex-assisted mega-collaboration “Waiting,” Emoh went radio silent with a […]

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What So Not drops off new ‘Divide & Conquer’ remix package featuring Noisia, Slumberjack and more

What So Not is starting to heat up in the second half of 2017, returning to an occupied touring itinerary that kicked off at Coachella and has brought him from Paris to Tokyo this summer to crowd test new music. Following last year’s RL Grime and Skrillex-assisted mega-collaboration “Waiting,” Emoh went radio silent with a […]

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Dance music community mourns the loss of DJ Dominator

Yesterday, June 8, the global dance music community suffered a heartbreaking loss with the passing of Neil Aldred, known by his stage name, DJ Dominator. The young DnB star had recently been diagnosed with cancer and now has sadly succumbed to the disease shortly after.  The UK-based producer, a Low Down Deep affiliate, was widely regarded […]

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Big Dub Festival releases 2017 lineup

Returning for it’s eighth year, Big Dub Festival has been building a strong reputation as one of the heaviest, multi-tiered bass music events in the U.S. Yesterday, May 2nd, festival organizers made the bass community pay notice once more, releasing an impressively filthy line-up featuring some of the country’s biggest headlining names in dubstep, riddim, drum n’ bass, glitch-hop, midtempo, and trap, […]

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