The Untouchables & Resound – Separate Reality EP (Translation Recordings)

We’re going dark and deep now as we delve into the first release of 2016 for American label Translation Recordings which sees The Untouchables & Resound join forces. The Separate Reality EP has a really primal, tribal feel to it. The pounding drums and the dark bass lines create an ominous and haunting atmosphere that…

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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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Not Your Idol EP (Renegade Hardware)

After the very sad news that, after 19 years in the game, Renegade Hardware would be shutting up shop at the end of the year a new release from the label is bitter sweet as it’s one step closer to the scene losing an iconic label and club night. But let’s not dwell on that…

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Overlook, Loxy & Resound – The Lodge / Harbour (Samurai Music)

Geoff over at Samurai Music has obviously been very busy getting releases lined up as we have seen a flurry of amazing new music coming from the Berlin based label, the most recent which appeared on the site was the brilliant new Falling Skies single. This time however we see a collaboration between Overlook, Loxy…

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Illustrations LP (Cylon Recordings)

The long awaited Illustrations LP from Cylon is finally here. And when I say long awaited I mean looooooooooooooong. Details of the album were revealed back in 2013 and ever since then people have been patiently waiting…..and waiting. Now, 15 years after the labels first release, this incredible collection of music from some of the…

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Loxy – 20 Below / Resound – Valkyrie (Abducted Records)

Up next on US label Abducted Records is this banging double A side from Loxy & Resound. Loxy’s ’20 Below’ is an old school, heads down junglist’s wet dream whilst on the flip Resound’s ‘Valkyrie’ is a lesson in the ever increasingly popular dark moody half time vibe. I haven’t featured much from the Abducted…

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Release Of The Week: Future Beats – The Album (31 Recordings)

For me this is one of the biggest albums of the year so an easy pick for my release of the week. Have a read of my original review here. Release date: 15.12.14 click to buy Tracklist 01. Eastern District – Eight Days 02. Calibre – Deep Orca 03. Thing – One Million 04. House…

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Future Beats – The Album (31 Recordings)

It’s been just over a year since Doc Scott resurrected his seminal label 31 Recordings after a 3 year break and now he’s looking to the future. Featuring 24 cuts of the freshest Drum & Bass around right now Scott has once again stamped his authority on the scene and is drawing attention to, what…

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Resound – Rare Species / Deep Architecture (Skutta Records)

How good is this!? Resound’s ‘Rare Species’ is the catchiest stomper I’ve heard in a long time! click here to buy

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