Geoff 'Presha' Wright is the reason many of us in New Zealand know what Drum and Bass is.
Now he is overseas and continuing to run his pride and joy label, Samurai Music. Pumping out quality release after quality release, he spoke to DnB Arena about running the label - including the top 10 Do's and Don'ts.
The 2012 Jansen Professional Audio and Lighting + Monster Energy Rumble in the Jungle regional selections have been made. 10 DJs from the over 90 that entered around the country are due to show what they have in front of a crowd in the coming month.
Visit http://www.rumblejungle.co.nz/2012-event-and-competitors/ for more information
If you haven't heard already, Enei is heading to these fine shores for the first time. One of the most exciting DJ/Producers around at the moment, as this recent fabric live mix will show you. Don't sleep on this one - you can't miss out on his debut NZ appearance. Check the facebook page for more info..Read the full post..
One of Bassdrops longest standing members, RQ, a great designer in his own right, is also a fantastic producer of ambient and atmospheric bass music. With all his hard work, he's been noticed by ASC's label, Auxiliary - and has the very awesome opportunity to release a full length LP of his beats. 4 Original tunes with 5 amazing remixes are included on the LP, and its something I would recommend for bass music lovers. Read on for more info...Read the full post..
36DEEP, a promotion outfit in the Auckland area, who are known for promoting Dubclash Auckland, and Ritual, among other great nights, are set to start a new series of Drum and Bass club nights called 'SPRAWL'. To mark the launch of this news, they have got a great designer, RQ, to put together a sweet wallpaper based on the event poster. Head here to get the wallpaper for your resolution...Read the full post..
DDog - a wellington drum and bass institution, has come forth with a tune packed mix for your listening pleasure. Filled with plenty of cracking new tunes and a couple of oldies, this one is worth a repeat listen. Read on for the tracklist and download link...Read the full post..
Time for a mix that is deep, dark and heavy. Mixed by a bassdrop resident Noise Enthusiast, UKNW, this mix is full of gems that are not often heard in more mainstream sets. Do not sleep on this...Read the full post..
One of wellingtons most solid DJ crews, the Frederick Crew, have been putting out a series of mixes over the last month or two, and here is their third installment. Mixed by the always dapper Legoman, this mix features a bit of the old, a bit of the new and plenty of the amazing. Download here, and read on for the tracklist and for links to the previous mixes.....Read the full post..
State of Mind have released their recent Homegrown live set free to the world, and this is easily the Bassdrop Mix of the Week.
Their set was hosted by MC Woody, and features many reworks of their most popular tracks, such as Real McCoy, MindSlicer and Back to the Jungle.
Head along to http://www.stateofmindnz.com/ to find the download, and of course check them out on facebook or twitter.
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