Release Of The Week: Mako, Villem & Mcleod – Inner Revolution / Borrowed Love (Utopia Music)

Mako’s Utopia Music is the epitome of quality over quantity with the label having only put out out 16 releases since its creation in 2009 but despite that it remains one of the most respected and praised label in Drum & Bass. Their latest release, UM017, comes from Mako, Villem & Mcleod and feaures the…

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Horizons Music Presents Horizons X

Horizons Music is celebrating the incredible milestone of being 10 years old and to mark the occasion they have gone all out to bring you something extra special 10 years of experimentation and exploration. 10 years of quality and quantity. 10 years of sublime music from all corners of the world. 10 years of Horizons….

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Ninja Ninja Podcast Episode 3 Mixed By Chromatic

The latest episode of the Ninja Ninja podcast has landed and my word it’s a good one! Hot off the heels of their ‘Malibu EP‘ on Fokuz Recordings and their single ‘Found You‘ on Utopia Music Chromatic have stepped up to the decks for Episode 3. This is a serious mix and, if not for…

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Break, Mako, Fields & Villem – Shadowlines / Chromatic – Found You (Utopia Music)

Utopia’s 16th vinyl single brings label stalwart Break into the fold once again for a hard hitting roller that has been getting reactions all over the globe since it got leaked into the top DJ’s hands. The A side teams up the Symmetry boss with Utopia label honcho and recent Metalheadz addition Mako, with his…

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Break – Coming 4 U / Mako – What A Little Moonlight Can Do (Break Remix) (Warm Communications)

Break seems to have gone into overdrive this year with a string of releases and no sign of slowing down. His latest offering comes via American label Warm Communications and features ‘Coming 4 U’ by the man himself backed with a massive remix of Mako’s ‘What A Little Moonlight Can Do’ which is my favourite…

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DLR – Your Mind EP (Metalheadz)

DLR makes his solo debut on Metalheadz with his new EP ‘Your Mind’ which consists of 4 tracks on the 2 x vinyl with a bonus digital track. This EP has great old school/Metalheadz vibe, especially with the title track, and the whole thing comes together nicely for a really complete and accomplished record. Release…

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Mako – Back to the Source EP (Dispatch Recordings)

Mako returns to Dispatch Recordings for his first solo EP, consisting of four tracks steeped the classic roots of the 90’s sound we all know and love. Aptly entitled the “Back To The Source EP”, Mako explores vast atmospheric soundscapes, a careful selection of raw, authentic samples and an immaculate programming of amen breaks. Stating…

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Mako, DLR & Fields – Old Soul / DLR – Bridge The Gap [Utopia Music]

Utopia’s long anticipated 15th single brings forth DLR onto the label roster. The A side ‘Old Soul’ also combines the brotherhood of Mako and Fields and the results are delicious. A heavy homemade break joins together an intricate bass line with the touches of love that the label pushes. The second drop adds more vocal…

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Mako – A Break From Ritual / What A Little Moonlight Can Do [Warm Communications]

Mako’s “A Break From Ritual” is a heavy-footed drum rush that has no confusion about its namesake. Apaches, Amens and Think breaks clatter seamlessly overtop a crushing two-step kick/snare darkly worshipping Photek’s classic MODUS OPERANDI track “Smoke Rings.” Heavier and unshy about his equally informed nods to noughties neurofunk, Mako does not mean to disappoint…

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