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February 2018

MC GQ

MC GQ interview with Drum And Bass HQ

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Since its beginning back in the early nineties, Drum & Bass has seen people come and go but one voice has remained constant throughout. The unmistakable voice of MC GQ has seen him conquer all corners of the globe whilst simultaneously creating and growing Emcee Recordings. We caught up with GQ to talk about all things Drum & Bass and beyond. Check out the interview with MC GQ Recorded live…

Etherwood releases new album ‘In Stillness’ on Med School

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Etherwood proudly unveils his outstanding third studio album ‘In Stillness’. Forged deep in the Nordic wilderness, this 15 track LP sees an exceptional producer return at the very top of his game. By finding solace in Finnish solitude Etherwood has undoubtedly created his finest body of work. Featuring singles ‘Fire Lit Sky’ and ‘Bear’s Breeches’, the album is a pensive and raw tale filled with honest lyrics and moving music….

Bensley Releases Ascension on Ram Records 

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Bensley’s ‘Ascension’ opens yet another door for the Ram Records producer’s coveted story. It started with an online demo being passed along to the imprint’s head Andy C and his debut single being showcased on Zane Lowe’s prime time BBC Radio 1 slot. The newcomer’s debut LP ‘Next Generation’was soon to follow, and was met with critical acclamation throughout both press and radio. Bensley’s namesake has only grown, with the producer becoming a…

M-AUDIO INCLUDES AVID’S PRO TOOLS/FIRST AND ELEVEN LITE PLUGIN IN ITS KEYBOARD CONTROLLERS AND AUDIO INTERFACES

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Industry-standard Pro Tools | First digital audio workstation and Eleven Lite plugin gives artists unprecedented creative options with the most realistic virtual instruments/effects anywhere. M-Audio, synonymous with innovative music production technology, today announced that they are partnering with Avid to offer the world-renowned DAW Pro Tools | First and software bundle of virtual instruments compatibility with their line of CTRL, Code, Oxygen, Hammer, Axiom AIR mini and Keystation USB/MIDI keyboard…

RANE DJ, AKAI PROFESSIONAL, NUMARK AND DENON DJ SHOW ALL THE RIGHT MOVES AT DANCEFAIR 2018

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The four brands, acclaimed by artists and musicians worldwide for their creative power and cutting-edge technology, will showcase their latest models to the electronic music community. Rane DJ, Akai Professional, Numark and Denon DJ, all noted for their high-performance, high-technology products revered by musicians and artists worldwide, today announced that they will be at Dancefair 2018 in Utrecht, Netherlands, showing off their latest technologies and products. The four companies perfectly…

Macky Gee & Harry Shotta are ‘Out of Order’ again

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This week saw the release of the third instalment of “Bang Out of Order”, a fitting title for the Macky Gee and Harry Shotta mixtape series because quite honestly it is bang out of order for Macky and Harry to drop a mix tape of a such a high standard that the opposition do not stand a chance of competing. From the start Macky & Shotta welcome you to their…

Brazilian producer L-SIDE shares new album track ft. MC Fats, taken from highly anticipated new album ft. Jeru The Damaja, DRS, Lady Chann, Darrison + MC Conrad

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  Brazilian producer L-Side releases his highly anticipated new album ‘Carnal Mind’ on the 6th April.   Featuring American rapper Jeru The Damaja, British rapper DRS, dancehall/grime artist Lady Chann, and drum and bass vocalists MC Fats, MC Darrison and MC Conrad, the release is via the legendary drum and bass record label, V Recordings.   Taking his influence from Hip Hop artists such as Jazz Liberatorz, The Pharcyde and…

DBHQ PREMIERE’s Serum x Dr. Meaker remix of ‘Remedy’ Ft. Romaine Smith

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Dr Meaker closed 2017 with the release of his acclaimed collaborative remix with drum & bass legend DJ Marky. Their refreshing take on ‘Deep In My Heart’ peaked interest across a range of platforms including the likes of YouTube taste-makers Liquicity, BBC Radio 1’s DJ Target and leading US Blog YourEDM. Now that 2018 is here, it’s time for the second movement in the huge collaborative Dirt & Soul remix…

DnB Producer Fade crowd funds for Hearing Aids following catastrophic hearing loss

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After many visits to Laryngologists, audiologists and countless different tests. Fade, the Drum & Bass producer and guest on the Drum And HQ Podcast 104 was diagnosed with permanent hearing loss in both ears due to cochlear damage. He has -50db loss on a range 2 kHz to 8 kHz. Due to this condition he cannot produce or play music any longer without further harm to his hearing. Unfortunately a…

Salaryman: Let The Snare Blow

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Mayan Audio kick of their campaign for 2018 with French drum and bass maestro Salaryman throwing down his latest contribution to their repertoire with pure dancefloor madness. With signings on a profusion of labels and support from a number of big artists marks his position as one of the most talented newcomers in the scene demonstrating his ability to reach the biggest imprints in the game on worldwide known labels…