DJ Static wins Rumble in the Jungle 2012

26 September 2012 - , , ,
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For Rhys Grosvenor, aka DJ Static, Rumble in the Jungle had always been a case of always being the bridesmaid, but never the bride. It would be easy to forgive him for never entering the competition again. In 2012 however, he put all that behind him on Saturday, 15 September at the San Francisco Bath House, and he immortalised his name as winner of the Rumble trophy for 2012. He beat out nine other champions in what was a tough competition.

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Incoming: Photek

6 September 2012 - , ,

From the roots of UK jungle and dnb to 2012 and beyond bass music the legendary Photek has constantly been evolving the original blueprint with his innovative sound. Now in 2012 he finally makes his long overdue and much anticipated debut New Zealand appearance. In Auckland Friday 7th and Wellington Saturday 8th of September.

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Rumble in the Jungle Final - 15th Sept

4 September 2012 - , ,
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The Jansen Professional Audio and Lighting + Monster Energy 2012 Rumble in the Jungle is less than 2 weeks away! The top 8 DJs have been locked in and are all no doubt practicing hard to get their sets perfect.

Head along to the facebook page to keep on top of information, and go to dash tickets to buy yourself a piece of the event.

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Presha talks to DnB Arena about running a label

3 September 2012 - , , ,

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.

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Rumble in the Jungle 2012 Selections

9 July 2012 - , , , , ,

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.
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ENEi (Russia - Critical Music)

26 June 2012

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

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AUXILIARY. AUXCD002. RQ. Memory Fields.

16 May 2012 - , , , ,
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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.

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Sexy Wallpaper, designed by RQ

15 May 2012

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.

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Mix of the Week : 09/05/2012 - DDog / Bass Frontiers

9 May 2012 - , ,
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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.

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Rumble in the Jungle is back for 2012!

8 May 2012 - , , ,
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10 years deep and they can't stop us! Rumble in the Jungle is back, giving Drum and Bass DJ's up and down the country the chance to flex their skills with heavyweight bass!
Check for more info, or pop into the forums here to discuss the upcoming events.

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