Sweet Treats From Sam Binga & Chimpo With ‘For Those Who Like It Sweet’

Critical‘s Systems project is back in full force with a fresh dollop of indulgent treats just as 2016 seemed to be slowing to a close. Sam Binga and Chimpo are behind the buttons for this hefty release which is an absolute full body work out. With the New Year fast approaching, it’s these tunes which…

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1991 Finally Manages To Release His Debut EP ‘Dim Sum’

About 4 months ago we counted down our top 7 artists to watch this year and among them was 1991, a producer who earlier this year sort of just…arrived. His first two singles went down a treat, along with a couple of quality remixes for My Nu Leng and Chase and Status. Well, 9 months…

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Alix Perez Releases More Unbelievable Freshness on 1985 Music

1985 Music is a proper hub of forward thinking creativity and individual talent; namely Alix Perez. All four EPs released so far have featured original productions from the man himself, and the latest, Numbers, is no different. Quite a few of the releases so far are have been slower, but this one really isn’t, and…

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Ageing Trio Blu Mar Ten Try To Rekindle Youth By Using Old Samples On New Album

OK so that headline is a bit mean but it’s all in jest as I know Chris from Blu Mar Ten (I’m convinced, he’s my best friend) outside of the internet and did pre-warn him… Anyway…The trio, who have a been part of our scene for longer than some of you have been alive (25…

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Proxima Guest Mix & Interview

Dutch born and now London based DJ & Producer Proxima is enjoying a “second coming” of sorts as he returns to making Drum & Bass after a few years making dubstep and this year he means business. Following on from some serioulsy good releases recently we grabbed him for a chat and he dropped us…

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Hidden Element – Together (Absys Records)

Regular visitors to the site will know that I am partial to Drum & Bass, and indeed music in general, that is slightly left field – my love for Med School and Kimyan Law, for example, are perfect examples of that – and the brand new album from Hidden Element on Irish label Absys Records…

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Mako & DLR Step Into The Metalheadz Arena With Their Fantastic OneMind Collaboration

These two producers have been growing in ability and stature over the past 5 years or so and it’s great to see something as fruitful as the OneMind venture. Metalheadz will be releasing an album’s worth of material across 3 EP’s, the first of which is EP1. Side one begins with the skitty rattlesnake Skin…

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LSB’s Long Awaited Debut Album ‘Content’ Finally Arrives

LSB. Three simple letters that over the last few years have become synonymous with the best in soulful, rolling Drum & Bass. With a modestly sized but hugely enjoyable back catalogue behind him the man from Chelmsford, just 20 minutes from where I grew up as it happens, has steadily become one of the most…

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PREMIERE: Hydro Feat. War & Mateba – Nothing To Lose (MethLab Recordings)

MethLab‘s young imprint is firing on all cylinders now and they’re on the cusp of releasing the third part of their stripped-down, but sharp-edged BNKR series with Hydro delivering the goods this time round. From that release, called the Ethos EP, we’ve got the premiere of Nothing To Lose which sees him join forces with…

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