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Party Favor Says “Merry Christmas You Filthy Animals”

Christmas, a time that comes but once a year. That time when we feel the love from all those around us and this year is no exception! For all of you booty-twerkin’, trap-banging, hip hop loving fans out there PARTY FAVOR has released a free (yes, FREE) music pack for the holidays! The pack titled ‘Merry Christmas You Filthy Animals’ features his heavy hitting remixes of Future’s “Thought It Was A Drought” and Big Sean’s “Blessings” amongst a slew of cool treats. These two tracks have been played by almost every major DJ and has been long since overdue for more »

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Sol Rising Releases New Single “Rise Up”

Electronic music producer Sol Rising continues his exploration into downtempo beats with his new single “Rise Up.” It’s a mid-tempo house tune featuring a the brilliant guitar of Sol Risings friend Brandon Fox. A soulful high pitched vocal sample accompanied by swinging percussion set the uplifting vibe.   Following the success of his recent full length album, ‘The Chillout Sessions’ , Sol Rising has been hard at work on completing several new albums and remixes to be released continuously over the next few months. He continues to tour with MC Yogi, and several festivals, most notably Wanderlust Yoga Festival. (Listen Here) Instagram  Spotify  more »

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ILLENIUM Releases ‘Ashes Remixes’ album via Seeking Blue Records

ILLENIUM ANNOUNCES ‘ASHES Remixes’ Album Available via Seekings Blue Records Download Stream This year has been a big one for Colorado producer Nick Miller aka ILLENIUM including the release of his debut album “Ashes” and remixes by the interests of The Chainsmokers and Flume. Bringing 2016 to a perfect end, ILLENIUM who is currently touring the US releases ‘Ashes Remixes’ which features an incredible list of currently thriving artists including Synchronice, Just A Gent, Crystal Skies, Virtu, K?d, Ryan Exley, William Black, Kill Paris, FURY, Dabin, Hazey Eyes, Ryan Exley, it’s Different, T-Mass & LZRD and Mr FijiWiji. ILLENIUM’s remix of Flume’s “Say It (feat. more »

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DC Breaks & Prolix – Embargo / Infinity – Out Now!

With two brand new cuts, for their next single the drum & bass duo DC Breaks have teamed up with an underground heavyweight, a collaboration which was only rumoured until Friction’s first play on Radio1. Label head of Trend Kill Recordings and an artist who’s toured extensively since his first output, Prolix has joined forces with DC Breaks, a familiar name for hardened fans and newcomers alike.  With releases on some of the most prolific labels, this collaboration sees Prolix’s welcome return to the RAM Records imprint. Both parties have already gained international recognition, stacking up a huge array of tour dates between them, stretching from mainstream festivals to the more more »

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Instrumental Dance Music Innovator ‘PLANTRAE’ Releases New Single ‘Invisible Forest’

Track Listing 1. Invisible Forest Written, produced and mixed by Zak Alston Viola, piano, guitar, + by Zak Alston Mastering by Bob Macc at Subvert Central Free download available on Bandcamp Plantrae’s new single ‘Invisible Forest’  is about remembering to see whats right in front of us~   ‘Invisible Forest’ opens serenely with gritty, melancholic keys, but quickly builds into Plantrae’s signature blend of moving beats, vivid melodies, and haunting viola. The track brings instrumental, analogue warmth together with a hint of darkness, deepening the finely curated blend of acoustic and electronic influences the producer has become known for. Solo producer and more »

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JOYRYDE releases new single “Damn” featuring Freddie Gibbs

JOYRYDE releases new single “Damn” featuring Freddie Gibbs   Listen to Joyryde-curated Axwell ‘Weekend Weapons’ Spotify playlist Still riding the wave from his widely supported OWSLA debut “Hot Drum,” JOYRYDE is back with a rap-meets-trap game-changer titled “Damn,” featuring Indiana-based rapper Freddie Gibbs. With a mixture of rhythmic vocals and heavy drops, this track has the dynamic appeal that has bolstered JOYRYDE’s swift rise to stardom.  “After I made the instrumental for this record, I found it very hard to fit a vocal on it,” JOYRYDE said. “Most verses I tried were lazy and too ‘styled out.’ Freddie’s vocal crushed it. The man has a serious sense of rhythm more »

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Demur and Duelle Team Up and Trap Out [FREE DOWNLOAD]

When artists collaborate, it’s the beginning of something new, something different. With up-and-coming female trap queen duo Duelle and anti-conformist Demur, you’re about to get some fire in those ears. The song brought out by Duelle and Demur entitled “Streets On Fire” is a hellish ride through bass and frequency. The intro speaks underground as echoed vocals from Duelle come in over a crunchy beat. The 808s are savage as they fill up the void of sound. With a quick build of distorted noise and haunting sounds, the bass drops with fiendish synths screaming around us. It feels as if more »

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Surce – Banned EP (Interview)

Claudio González aka “Surce” es un productor de bass music radicado en españa, actualmente siendo de los principales exponentes del género en su país, Con su más reciente EP “Banned” vía Trapsyle Español nos permite adentrarnos un poco más en su vida y en como se involucro en este medio. ¿Cómo fue que te involucraste con la música? La verdad es que hace ya muchos años, cuando tenía 15 o 16 años aproximadamente empecé a tocar el bajo con unos amigos en una especie de grupo de rock, no llegamos muy lejos y tampoco duramos mucho como grupo pero nos more »

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Ninja Tune Release by Nathan Fake & Announces 2017 Live Tour

NINJASHOP | ARTISTS | | RELEASES | EVENTS   Nathan Fake has announced his 2017 live tour – 22 dates spanning the UK, Europe, Australia and Japan from February through May. The tour incorporates 11 UK dates including the prestigious Institute of Contemporary Arts. The British producer recently released the excellent DEGREELESSNESS / Now We Know 12” (featuring NYC’s Prurient aka Vatican Shadow of Hospital Productions fame), a warm-up for his new album to be released on Ninja Tune in 2017.   03 Feb – Spectaculare, Prague 07 Feb – Arts Centre, Norwich 11 Feb – Days Like This Festival, Sydney 12 Feb – Pitch Music & Arts Festival, Melbourne 16 more »

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Reimagine Dubstep With Oliverse [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Few producers in my opinion can consistently put out good work while remaining true to their style while providing something fresh. Oliverse has that suace though. His newest release “Imagination” is a battle between good and evil, happy and angry, dark and light. Up for free download on his soundcloud, Ryan Oliphant wanted to give out one last Oliverse track before the end of 2016. We’re thankful that he did because the track actually has two versions, the free one containing the “Need U” vocals that echo through the tune whereas the digital store versions are without. The track itself more »

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Mantis Unleashes Destruction with The Hundred Deep EP

Mantis has been a name that is synonymous with the heavy bass movement since their beginning. The duo has pushed their brand of dirty-south-bass-metal in to the ears of fans across the world and their newest EP is set to wreak havoc off of Downlink’s Uplink Audio label. With huge releases in the past on labels such as Play Me and Heavy Artillery, we expect nothing short of a barrage of sound on this EP. Needless to say after listening to it I was NOT dissapointed in the Atlanta based duo. Having been listening to Mantis since their initial launch more »

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CRT CLSSX EP ‘ONE’ — FRESH OUT TODAY!

“Drawing on their mixed history, debut single Habits is a gloriously summery mash-up of musical styles “ Redbull Music “When they come together they make great music. This is a biggie” Mistajam/ BBC1xtra “We’re big fans of “Everything,” which mixes its own style of Dancehall, Jungle and Trap giving off the ultimate island vibes. Give it a spin below.” Earmilk “ONE” is the debut EP from CRT CLSSX to be released on 9th December via Oatmilk Industries. With their debut single “Habits” garnering immediate support from Redbull Music, Mixmag and BBC 1Xtra’s Mistajam and their second single “Everything ft. Secaina” more »

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OUT THIS FRIDAY: CRT CLSSX release debut EP “ONE”

CRT CLSSX ANNOUNCES ‘ONE’ EP Release date on 9th of December Label: Oatmilk Industries Listen up! If you enjoy please feel free to get ‘ONE’ hot off the press by clicking the following link:  Pre-order “ONE” EP  Listen up! CRT CLSSX – “ONE” “Drawing on their mixed history, debut single Habits is a gloriously summery mash-up of musical styles “ Redbull Music “When they come together they make great music. This is a biggie” Mistajam/ BBC1xtra “We’re big fans of “Everything,” which mixes its own style of Dancehall, Jungle and Trap giving off the ultimate island vibes. Give it a spin below.” Earmilk Electronic more »

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ILLENIUM – “Fortress feat. Joni Fatora (Just A Gent Remix)”

Melodic bass music producer ILLENIUM  has just premiered the first track from his upcoming album “ASHES Remixes” on Mr Suicide Sheep! In addition, it has also been released by Seeking Blue Records & Kasaya Recordings and available for free download via Soundcloud, just click the link below! ILLENIUM – “Fortress feat. Joni Fatora (Just A Gent Remix)” Representing Denver, CO producer Nick Miller has been working hard in the studio crafting away under the nickname ILLENIUM for only a few short years. We have seen him quickly rise within the ranks of the neon splattered electronic dance music community and his efforts are proving to pay off more »

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N i G H T S – Safe [FREE DOWNLOAD]

The mysterious duo from Philadelphia, N i G H T S are back with another feels-slaying tune to brighten your day. Coming off of Captivation Records, “Safe” is the duo’s freshest tune out of the lab. With a blend of fat basses, snappy percussive hits and sexy vocals this tune is the biggest baby-making track of the year next to Ookay’s “Thief”. The intro walks you to your door with an echo of a future-style synth. The vocals swoon around you while you fumble with the keys in your hand. The bass comes with a choppy beat as you dance more »

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Culture Shock – Have it All / Pandemic – Out Now!

A sound which has filtered through clubs across the globe, Culture Shock’s music is yet again blazing the trail. Since the significant passing of an unmarked demo, his journey’s been watched diligently from every corner of the drum & bass community. Standing as a marker, the single ‘City Lights’; that features vocals by Bryn Christopher, represents what Culture Shock means to his fan base. After doing the club circuits and developing into one of scene’s most notorious dubs, its release was met with great anticipation. As a result, Culture Shock has become a buzzword for the genre’s trophy cabinet, coming with yet more fresh cuts to unleash onto an unsuspecting audience. Already becoming the centre piece in his sets worldwide, whether at Prague’s seminal Let It Roll Festival or London’s biggest electronic music showcase at more »

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Blaine Stranger Brings The Noise

Drum and Bass is forever going to be a rock that bass music clings to. People come and go in the scene of course but new heads will constantly show up and redefine what a genre can be. BLaine Stranger hopes to be the latter. With releases on Comanche Records as well as getting a track on Viper Recordings’ Summer Slammers 2016, Sam Braithwaite-Lloyd aka Blaine Stranger is planning a takeover with his newest release on Viper VIP. Coming in hot with a two-track single, Blain sets a high standard for incoming DnB producers. “Rock With It” featuring Coppa is more »

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Bad Company – Nomad / Equilibrium – Out Now!

:: Bad Company – Nomad / Equilibrium – Out Now! :: Following their return earlier this year and the subsequent announcement that they’d signed to the formative Ram Records imprint, Bad Company UK are once again delivering brand new music. The four legendary figures within dance music have always stood at the genre’s helm, time after time leading its creative direction. The critical acclaim which met their reappearance was no surprise, resulting from their defining position across decades. They’re about to reaffirm why they’ve garnered such a reputation with their next worldwide release;  a track that signposted this year’s biggest drum & bass news along with a fresh more »

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Perk Pietrek Pushes the Limit With “Fly VIP Remix” [Premiere]

Perk Pietrek [Vandetta - Fly (Perk Pietrek VIP)]

Singapore’s trap and bass maestro, Perk Pietrek (pronounced perk pie-trek) has been killing it for a while now. His track “Busy Gyal” which was released on Far East Movement’s label brednbutter was an immediate favorite, now he’s back with a new VIP release on fellow Singaporean Vandetta’s critically acclaimed track “Fly”. Perk Pietrek’s VIP reboot of Fly is a masterful combination of Vandetta’s lush-like vocals with wall banging drum rhythms and futuristic synths – bringing the track energy level to an all new high that will see this as a hit for upcoming festivals. Fresh off the release of his “I Believe” more »

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Bassrush Records Debuts with LUMBERJVCK

Insomniac’s brand of heavy bass fueled events, Bassrush, just broke out in to the record label game with Bassrush Records. The brand known for providing bass music themed events with eclectic lineups from top dog musicians to underground artists brought out rising star LUMBERJCVK for its first release. The Dendrology EP from Connor Schatzel aka LUMBERJVCK is a presentation of furious sound coming from a seemingly normal guy who just happens to lay down the filth. With previous banging releases on Buygore, Smog Records, Rottun Recordings as well as more, seeing LUMBERJVCK premiere his new ep as Bassrush’s debut release more »

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