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Label Spotlight – Deconstructed Recordings

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As 2015 draws to a close, we bring the low down a a brand new label set to make waves in 2016, Deconstructed Recordings The label was put together by Jay Gandhi (Blueprint) and Audio Agent who both DJ’d in college at their University’s radio stations KSLU and KWUR.  Several years after graduating, the pair began  talking about creating the Deconstructed label and their vision for it.  They wanted to…

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The Prototypes – HYPERCUBE – DBHQ Review

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Label: Viper Release: 23rd October 2015 Words: J Swif     This really has been the year of the Prototypes with the world standing up and taking note of the monumentally good City of Gold album released in May of this year which had stand out tracks Don’t let me go, Pale Blue Dot, Kill the Silence which featured Ayah, Pop it off , festival favourite Is It Love and my personal favourite from…

Deadman’s Top 5 Drum & Bass Albums

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We asked Deadman’s for his Top 5 Drum & Bass albums to enjoy in summer so without further ado…………………….. Aside from the obvious ’15 Years Of Technique – Summer Selection’ here are my top 5 Albums for the Summer… 1: Sub Focus – Torus   Has everything, Perfectly delivered .. every single track just has a piece of magic to it.   2: Xilent – We Are Virtual (Audio Porn)…

Toronto is Broken – The final Section Nine remixes

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Christian Hoffmann aka Toronto is Broken has come a long way in a really short time, since releasing the amazing Move It EP in 2012 to his highly anticipated 2015 debut album Section Nine on Jay Cunning’s ‘Sub Slayers’ label. In this short timeframe, Mr Toronto has been getting airplay on BBC 1Xtra and gaining support from the likes of Crissy Criss, Bailey and MistaJam as well as Charlie Tee…

Tantrum Desire – Diversified Album Mini Mix

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Get Diversified album on iTunes Let’s not beat around the bush. Anyone who knows anything knows that this album is going to be big. It’s absolutely clear Jay and Dev have put the graft in over the last decade to claim and maintain their D&B-elite status. For one thing, production mastermind Jay has put in the studio hours to hone that distinctive, arena-sized Tantrum Desire sound. And, as DJs, they’ve…

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Technique Recordings sign new artist – GRADUAL

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Drum and bass has grown up a lot since its UK-centric formative days. You’ve probably noticed that, over the last few years, Technique Recordings has been instrumental in bringing a host of international talent to wider prominence in the scene.   Names like L Plus, MaxNRG, Spectrem and Document One are now regular fixtures on the tracklists of top echelon DJs for raves and radio alike. So, fresh for 2015,…

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NOISIA LAUNCH WEEKLY RADIO SHOW

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SOUNDCLOUD AVAILABLE NOW ITUNES LIVE FROM SATURDAY 27TH JUNE     Leading Dutch trio, Noisia  (Nik Roos, Martijn van Sonderen, and Thijs de Vlieger) have launched a weekly radio show, ‘Noisia Radio’. The show will be hosted by the group and will look across the spectrum of electronic music (and beyond) for its musical output. ’Noisia Radio’ is available via iTunes (episode one will be available from 27/6), and from…

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How the Harry Shotta Show went beast mode and created an ANIMAL

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Words: J Swif     Since the release of Animal on 8th June the Harry Shotta Show has caused a major stir cross the globe and has been the topic of much debate. Released on their own Showtime Music record label the Harry Shotta Show consists of DJ Phantasy, Dextone and of course prolific lyricist Harry Shotta.   So Where did it all begin? The roots go deep in both…

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T & Sugah’s Top 10 DnB Tracks

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Check out T Sugah’s top 10 DnB tracks as they release Canyon Dive/ Too Late on Viper VIP Matrix & Futurebound – Glow worm The latest release from Matrix & Futurebound is absolute fire, such a banger! When we played it live for the first time, we were absolutely amazed by the insane crowd reaction. This tune won’t leave our sets any time soon!   Metrik – Universal Language We’ve…