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February 2018

Dr Meaker – Freaks (Macky Gee & Dr Meaker Remix)

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It’s been one year since Dr Meaker released their critically acclaimed album ‘Dirt & Soul’ on Circus Records. The album went straight to Number 3 on the iTunes electronic chart and was the Number 1 selling Drum & bass album in the World on it’s release, gathering support and respect from across the Globe. Since that bomb dropped Bristol’s most exciting live D’n’B act have been touring the World with…

Mayan Audio Releases’ Deuce & Charger – ‘Avalanche | Super Collider’ DBHQ Premiere!

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Be the first to hear the brand new offering from Deuce & Charger before it is released tomorrow on Mayan Audio! ‘Avalanche’s intimate vocal emerges from shimmering layers of icy synths into an emotive and fragile verse. This evocative atmosphere is shattered by a mountainous wall of bass in the build before crashing into an epic drop of shuddering bass and flurrying breaks. Meanwhile, ‘Supercollider’ reveals an altogether darker side to…

Brighton Music Conference

Brighton Music Conference (BMC18) announces Irvine Welsh, Eats Everything, BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat, Hospital Records Sonic Surgery and more.

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  Brighton Music Conference (BMC18) has announced Irvine Welsh, Eats Everything, Friction and Sam Divine will join 160 speakers from across the music, nightlife, tech and digital industries from 25th-28th April at Brighton Dome. Representatives include key figures from “PRS For Music”, BPI, AIM, Association For Electronic Music (AFEM), AIF, ACS, LNADJ, Help Musicians, BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat, Fabric, SoundCloud, Virgin/EMI, Believe, SW4, Defected, Toolroom, Hospital Records, Ram Records, Tru…

Magnetude – Snatch / Signals

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Eight years in the making, the path of Magentude was never a smooth one. The Anglo-Russian hybrid spent their formative years sharing music across the vast expanse of cyberspace; following a chance online meeting through their individual projects, it was their love for musically enriched drum & bass which drew them together and it was this passion which saw them collaborate. Time passed, meaning Magnetude became less of an idea…

Monika: To The Light EP

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Maxwell Sweeney and his aural output descended on the Soulvent camp like a cool, fresh breath of Kiwi air. The once­Londoner swapped out the Brexit­based concrete jungle (pun intended) for the slightly quieter sights and sounds of port­town Timaru; not to mention the company of his lovely girlfriend, back in 2015. Having made an impression on us with his first few demos early last year, and then dropping Crystal Clear…

ROLAND AND MELODICS ANNOUNCE “MELODICS FOR V-DRUMS”

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Roland Corporation and Melodics™ announce the release of “Melodics for V-Drums,” a dedicated desktop drum learning app for Roland V-Drums, compatible with Mac or PC.   Since the first Roland V-Drums release in 1997, over 1-million units have been sold all over the world. From top pros to entry-level hobbyists, V-Drums instruments are highly acclaimed­ for their authentic performance and the various digital advantages that help players enjoy drumming.  …

Annix: Remixed Vol 1

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Since exclusively joining the mighty Playaz camp back in 2012, Annix have done nothing apart from release bangers, destroy dance floors and impress their peers. Hailing from Cheltenham, UK, the production duo have carved out a name for themselves with quality release after release. Their ‘The Dog Knows’ EP, released last summer gained support from across the musical world from UKF to Mistajam on Radio 1. Now its time for…

Inside The Mainframe 2017

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2017 – A season to rewind. Think of TR Tactics’ chart peaking ‘Vision’ EP, think of Dorian & Skore’s notorious summer slammer ‘Powertool’. Think of the massive ‘Bass Infection’ series, seeing an encounter of fellow long-term campaigners and exciting newcomers alike. With renowned artists such as High Maintenance, Erb N Dub, Subtension, Body & Soul and fresh talent such as Tapolsky & VovKING, Akrom, Nakwan, Kutlo and many more, there’s…

Hideout Festival Announcement – Danny Howard, George FitzGerald, Ms Banks, B. Traits, Abra Cadabra + more join lineup!

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  Packing one of the standout lineups of the summer, Hideout 2018 returns between June 25th – 29th with a fresh wave of names confirmed to head to the sun-soaked Zrce beach this summer. Leading the third announcement is one of the most exciting DJs of the moment George FitzGerald. Championed by the likes of Zane Lowe and BBC 6 Music, George rose to prominence off the back of his party Man…

Stunna – Age of Innocence/Spirit Science

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A classically-trained keyboardist and working musician based in Chicago, Stunna (aka J. Cappo) has crafted his own unique sound within the fast-paced world of Drum and Bass music. With a number of strong releases on various high-profile labels coupled with a solid Stateside and international touring schedule under his belt, this Grammy-nominated, URB ‘Next 100’ producer and host of Bassdrive Radio’s popular weekly ‘Greenroom’ show is determined to spread his own…