Hospital Mixtape: S.P.Y

Just in time for festival season Hospital Records have today released the latest instalment in their Hospital Mixtape series which has been mixed by the almighty S.P.Y. S.P.Y’s contribution follows on from Etherwood & Fred V & Grafix’s, which came out in 2014 and 2015 respectively, and is, without doubt, my favourite of the series…

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Digital Is Back On Function Records With The Incredible Synthesis LP

Let’s get this straight, right from the start; Digital is an originator of our scene. He’s been releasing music for 20 years and his label, Function Records, has been going almost as long. This is a man who doesn’t follow trends. This month saw the release of his fourth album, Synthesis, which is being coming…

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Digital – Toll Free / Broken Bones / Together (31 Recordings)

Yes! A new year brings new music from the one and only Digital and this new release sees him making a return to 31 Recordings, 16 years since he last released on the label with Deadline / Fix Up. Ever the versatile producer Digital follows up the massive Trident Code EP with 3 chilled out,…

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Digital Launches Function Dubz With A Wicked 10″ Vinyl

Digital and his label Function Records have always been firm favourites of mine and now he’s launching a sister label called Function Dubz which he’s kicking off with a 10″ vinyl. First up is Zion which is a classic jungle tear out tune full of dub samples and classic breaks. It sounds like pure nostalgia…

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Trident Code – Trident Code EP Vol 1 (Function Records)

Up next on Digital’s recently revived label Function Records is an EP from Trident Code which is a collaboration between Digital, Flava & Horrific James. Just as you would expect from Function this EP is a no nonsense affair an packs a serious punch. The trio have captured the absolute essence of Drum & Bass…

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Digital & Spirit – The Vision EP (Phantom Audio)

Digital & Spirit are back on their jointly run label Phantom Audio, started in 1998 and was relaunched back in 2013, with The Vision EP. This new EP, which follows on from their last colaborative release – The Wolf EP – on Metalheadz, is once again an education on what raw, uncompromised Drum & Bass…

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A Retrospective: 20 Tracks From 2014 That I Haven’t Forgotten (Part 2)

As I said in my original article music is becoming more and more disposable. It seems that every week there’s more new music being released than the week before. Here’s part 2 of my retrospective of some track from 2014 that I haven’t forgotten. You can check out part 1 here.   Kicking off part…

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Digital & Response – Riot EP (Commercial Suicide)

The seemingly unstoppable music making force that is Digital returns for only his second appearance on Klute’s Commercial Suicide and this time he’s teamed up with Response. From the huge, rolling title track to the wickedly dubbed out Unrest this is another brilliant offering from Commercial Suicide and further evidence that Digital may actually be…

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Technique Recordings Presents: 15 Years Of Technique – Summer Selection

This year Drumsound & Bassline Smith have been celebrating 15 years of their Technique Recordings imprint in style and their new Summer Selection compilation is a worthy tribute to the label. At the first glimpse of sunshine summer compilations come out thick and fast and whilst they can be very good they are generally quite…

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