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November 2017

Drumsound & Bassline Smith – Wardance LP

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When artists with the pedigree of Drumsound & Bassline Smith drop an album, it’s big news. With roots stretching back to the absolute foundations of rave music, this production team has legendary status. While keeping their underground credentials intact, they’ve been able to achieve mainstream chart success, perform on some of the biggest stages this music has to offer,and bring through many other monumental artists in their role as bosses…

Hideout Festival announces more names for 2018!

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DISCIPLES, JAMIE JONES, RICHY AHMED + STEVE LAWLER LEAD SECOND WAVE OF NAMES CONFIRMED FOR HIDEOUT 2018   HEIDI, MISTAJAM, DENNEY, MAK & PASTEMAN, MAX CHAPMAN, SAM DIVINE, WAZE & ODYSSEY + DJ ZINC JOIN THE BILL HEADING TO CROATIA IN 2018   EUROPE’S LEADING ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS BETWEEN JUNE 25TH – 29TH 2018   STANDARD TICKETS JUST £149+BF SECURE YOUR SPOT WITH JUST A £75 DEPOSIT AND PAY…

RAM Records – RAM25 Album

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Standing as one of the most resounding electronic music labels in history, Ram Records has finally hit its 25-year milestone. Established by Andy C and Ant Miles in 1992, the label has boldly placed itself on the forefront since its inception, acting as a foundation for the drum & bass genre and seeing through its development from the very beginning. Once heralded as a platform for Andy C’s own productions,…

Soulvent Records Soul Sessions Vol. 3

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All good things must come to an end, and sadly the Soul Sessions compilation series is one of them. Our first foray into the world of various artist’ compilations began back in 2015, only 4 months after Pola & Bryson joined forces to become the powerhouse duo they are today. We matched our usual roster of English artists with a flourish of new foreign talent and were pleasantly surprised. 2016…

Need For Mirrors – Pagan EP

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London based producer, Need For Mirrors aka Joe Moses is a name that has rapidly positioned itself amongst the greats of modern Drum & Bass. His relentless output of high-quality and original material has secured releases on the scene’s most prestigious labels. In the last 2 years alone NFM has released on labels such as Full Cycle, Hospital Records and of course V Recordings & Liquid V just to name…

Lifestyle Annual 2017

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To celebrate what they consider to be their strongest year to date, Lifestyle deliver with their first ever Annual release to see off the remarkable year they’ve had. Lifestyle Annual 2017 features a compilation of the best tracks from the last 12 months, alongside 8 brand new pieces from a range of fresh to existing artists to really top it off. ”We’ve recruited some great artists to show off their…

Jam Thieves – After Blast EP

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The weather is getting colder, but Playaz release schedule is just getting hotter and hotter. The fire keeps blazing with the next release from Jam Thieves. The Brazilian minimal funk masters return to the label with the ‘After Blast EP’ after their outstanding ‘Hackers’ EP earlier this year. This time they have some friend in tow in the form of Fre4knc & MC Coppa. This 6 tracker is deep, menacing…

Calyx & TeeBee – Shiver

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The second part of Calyx & Teebee’s forthcoming Let it Roll EP reiterates exactly what the pair achieved with the festival’s opening ceremony. Diced into four parts, the release takes you through a journey of every sound they’ve mastered since the early days, brought together for a ritual which opened the biggest drum & bass festival across the global circuit. And following the release of ‘Immortal’, which features the more…

London Elektricity Big Band – Live At Pohoda

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Shocking crowds by fusing funk fuelled D+B with a high-octane live jazz outfit; the London Elektricity Big Band has rocked shows across the globe with rousingly slick 22-piece brass band performances with the highlight being Slovakia’s incredible Pohoda festival. The ‘Live At Pohoda’ LP showcases 12 classic tracks, handpicked for their unique live re-creation. Available on a highly limited orange London Elektricity lightning bolt USB stick, in a custom designed…

Beat Assassins – Procrasti-Nation Ft Eli (with Mob Tactics Remix)

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After a 3 month break Beat Assassins are back, all guns blazing!!! Procrasti-Nation sees Beat Assassins take a step back from the cheeky jump-up sound and move into the territory of a tearing rock-esque, full vocal drum & bass assault, with a slight political edge. When Eli pitched up to the studio to sing this track she was an angry woman with a strong message. The lyrics totally reflect her…