The Best Drum & Bass Albums Of 2016

The end of 2016 is looming ever closer and, despite this being a totally bonkers year, it’s looking very unlikely that an asteroid is going to smash into the earth and put us all out our collective misery so let’s get on with the business of picking our favourite long players from the last 12…

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Ninja Ninja’s Best Tracks Of 2016

As is tradition now, at the end of every year I do a round up of what have been my favourite tunes because, to me at least, my taste is impeccable, my opinions always correct (see 2014 and 2015‘s roundups as proof) and are therefore worth sharing. However this year will be slightly different as…

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Krakota’s Debut Album Strange System Is Finally Here

Krakota, whilst having bountiful youth on his side has in fact been honing his skills from Bournemouth to beyond for many moons now. This guy can clearly produce – his music at times sounding like a well polished army boot. He also has that delightful ability to be playful. Previous single ‘Xylo’ shows how absolutely…

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Ninja Ninja’s Top 24 Drum & Bass Tracks Of 2015

This year has been an incredible one for Drum & Bass, which is something we seem to say every year, but it feels that this sentiment has has never been more true. As it happens Fact Magazine published an article just a few days ago called Drum & bass is “still the bollocks” in 2015…

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Krakota – Citadels EP (Hospital Records)

Since signing with Hospital Records last year it’s been a non stop roller-coaster for Krakota with gigs all over the world and 2 hugely popular singles. So how do you follow up so much success in such a short amount of time? Well you release an EP like this… If you’ve been to any Drum…

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A Retrospective: 20 Tracks From 2014 That I Haven’t Forgotten (Part 1)

Sadly there’s no doubt that music is now more disposable then ever and, in a scene like Drum & Bass which on the grand scale of things is a small scene, it’s even more obvious. With the loss of duplate culture tunes aren’t played out for months by a select few that have been down…

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Hospital Mixtape: Fred V & Grafix

The Hospital Mixtape series continues on from Etherwood’s brilliant offering last year with Fred V & Grafix delivering the goods for the 2nd outing of what I hope will be a regular part of the Hospital release schedule. The album features some of the biggest and best tracks in Drum & Bass at the moment…

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Hospital Is Giving Away Some Bangers To Celebrate The Hospitality BBQ

The legendary Hospitality BBQ returns to Studio 338 on 20th June and will bring together my three favourite things in life; Beer, meat and Drum & Bass. To celebrate this Hospital are giving away 3 cracking tracks from Urbandawn, Krakota & Hugh Hardie. To get them all you need to do is register for the…

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Krakota – Ice Hands / Ghosts (Hospital Records)

Hospital Records new boy Krakota makes his 2nd outing on the label since signing with them last year with the follow up to his massive debut single Xylo / Irregular. On the A side is Ice Hands; an all out assault with a punching bass lines and complex drum patterns which is followed by the…

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