Phil Tangent & Pennygiles Take Charge For Metalheadz Platinum’s First Outing Of 2017

The Metalheadz Platinum label slides into 2017 like a graceful Olympic ice skater. (Leave the Russian doping allegations at the door please). The A side Bardarbunga has that instant familiar hit of Headz drums and whirling atmospherics. I’ve been back at the ol’ journo research and found out that Bardarbunga, otherwise known as Bàrōarbunga in…

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Need For Mirrors & Phil Tangent Join Forces For C.I.A’s Latest Outing

Yay! CIA‘s Deep Kut imprint is back at it again with Need For Mirrors & Phil Tangent sharing the driving seat. Polaroid kicks things off and is probably the closest thing you’ll see to Andre 3000 stood on top of the bass bins at Fabric shouting ‘shake it like a Polaroid picture’ – perhaps if…

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We Take A Look At The Brand Requisites EP On Demand Records

If i’m completely honest, I don’t know a lot about Demand Records, but the calibre of artists on this EP alone was enough for me to delve deeper. And i’m glad i did. The Requisites EP comes with a 4 track 12″ and even has a butler on the front cover, so what’s not to…

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We Talk To Phil Tangent About His New Label Lunar Records

With releases on labels like Soul:r, Samurai Music and, most recently, Integral Records Phil Tangent is a name that we all recognise and that has become one of the most enjoyable producers around right now. he’s now decided to go it alone and launch his own label so I had a chat with him just…

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Ram Drum & Bass Annual 2016

‘Tis the season of annuals and among the plethora of compilations coming out Ram Records throws their offering into the ring with the latest instalment of their well established ‘Drum & Bass Annual’ series. Along with some of the biggest Ram tunes of the year, from the likes of Calyx & Teebee, Wilkinson, June Miller…

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Ram Brings The Heat With RAMIAMI 2015

Ram’s RAMIAMI returns for the 3rd consecutive year and my, how it’s grown! From it’s humble beginnings in 2013 featuring just 15 tracks it is now an absolute Goliath with a whopping 29 tracks including more VIP’s and exclusives that you can shake a stick at. Some personal highlights for me are Turbine VIP, Let…

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Phil Tangent – Bedouin EP (Integral Records)

Since 2010 Phil Tangent has released music on labels such as Samurai Music, Soul:R & Commercial Suicide and now he can add Artificial Intelligence’s Integral Records to that impressive list. I usually find inspiration in anything whether it’s my mood, relationships – past and present – the weather, current affairs or – like with ‘Rinjani’…

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Release Of The Week: Hybrid Minds – Mountains Remixed (Spearhead Records)

It will probably come as no surprise that I have picked the sick new album from Hybrid Minds, Mountains Remixed, for my Release Of The Week. Featuring remixes from Inside Info, Total Science, BCee, DLR, Nymfo & many more this is one hell of a package and a must have! buy vinyl buy digital

Hybrid Minds – Mountains Remixed (Spearhead Records)

Now, let’s get this out of the way first, I absolutely loved the original album. Properly loved it. Like really loved it. Tunes like Halcyon, Meant To Be, Music Talks & Forest really tickled my pickle. So, given my appreciation for the original, I was slightly sceptical at the prospect of a remix album as…

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