Mix of the Week: 19/03/2012 - DJ Sal

19 March 2012 - , ,
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Coming in with our 2nd installment of mix of the week, is a great mix by DJ Sal to celebrate Bass Frontiers 13th Birthday. 
Some sweet tunage for a great occasion. Check it out at Mixcrate or follow the jump to get the alternative link.

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Bassdrop Member Mix of the Week: 12/03/2012 - Flaw

12 March 2012 - , ,
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Flaw has done a delicious mix of Drums and Basses from '97.
"I decided that I should actually use some of the records in my spare room for once... so thought I might do some mixes in my limited spare time! Here is with a few tunes from 1997 that I pretty much love. No real planning apart from grabbing a few bits from that year... and it ended up being quite dark in the end - with a few exceptions!"

http://soundcloud.com/thetrashheaphasspoken/hotxbun-1997-mix

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Agent Alvin back in Wellington this weekend

29 February 2012 - , , , , , ,

With tracks signed to premier drum and bass labels Hospital Records, Viper, Commercial Suicide and Full Cycle you know Agent Alvin means business! So get ready as we welcome him back to Sandwiches to lay down his unique and original brand of high grade dancefloor smashing, uplifting, heavy rolling drum and bass. The Agent Alvin sound is all about the party and as a DJ his top notch selections and skills always get the dancefloor moving!

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UK drum and bass legend DJ Hype back in Wellington for BF birthday

22 February 2012 - , , , , ,

 

BASS FRONTIERS 13TH BIRTHDAY!
UK DRUM & BASS LEGEND
DJ HYPE (PLAYAZ / UK)
FRIDAY 16 MARCH - SANDWICHES
13 years on and Bass Frontiers is stronger then ever, dedicated to representing Wellington drum and bass culture and bringing you the worlds best drum and bass artists on a regular basis. We could use worlds like epic, massive, heavyweight to describe this occassion but you already know its gonna be all of these things and more. So what we would really like to do is thank you the party people for continuing to love great music, dirty basslines, huge drops, rolling beats and vibing parties.
To celebrate this milestone we had to do it big, we had to enlist a true pioneer, a real soldier and one of the best drum and bass party djs on the planet! The legendary DJ Hype represents the rock solid foundation of UK drum and bass, his history streches right back to the birth of drum and bass and jungle music. For over 20 years DJ Hype has been at the forefront of the scene and in 2012 his influence and passion for the music are stronger then ever. Playaz is one of the premiere UK labels representing the very finest in dancefloor music and Hypes dj sets take him to every corner of the globle as well as holding down a monthly residency at legendary London club Fabric.
So there you go 13 years in the game, celebrating with one of the true legends of DnB and UK dance culture. What are you waiting for?! get yah ticket today!!
$30 + bf presales from dashtickets.co.nz, Cosmic, and Rough Peel Music. Doors open 11pm.
local support from TBA
www.bassfrontiers.co.nz
www.sandwiches.co.nz
www.realplayaz.co.uk
www.bassdrop.co.nz

Always a very very special party every March and def one not to miss!

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TREi & Stickybuds this Friday

22 February 2012 - , , , ,
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Get set to smash the rave as Bass Frontiers & Sandwiches bring together 2 of New Zealand and Canada's best party djs and producers for a big night of dirty drum and bass, dubstep, ghetto funk, funky electro and next level bass music styles. Party vibes and good times is what this one is all about, so get along to Sandwiches and get down to some of the best in the business on the best sound system in the Wellington!

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New Site up and Running - fan-damn-tastic!

30 January 2012 -
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Those of you who were here yesterday may notice something different about Bassdrop today. 

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Sounds Electric Chch - with competition

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Lock up your daughters and blowup your video, Sounds Electric has landed. Sounds Electric is a high voltage mashup of all styles electronic, presenting some of today’s most electrfying international and local artists.

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Shapeshifter - "The system is a remix" out now

13 September 2010 - , , , ,

Shapeshifters eagerly anticipated album on Hospital Records, The System is a Remix, is out now. With a 10 track CDLP featuring tracks from their 'System is a Vampire' album, remixed by artists such as The Upbeats, Truth, Netsky, Camo and Krooked, Nu:Tone and State of Mind. Check out the clips on youtube and a recent interview with them on Knowledge mag

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Speaking the Truth

9 September 2010 - , ,

In a week that hasn't been without drama, you could possibly be forgiven for forgetting that NZ's all-conquering dubstep heroes, Truth, released their debut album this week. Consisting of 15 tracks of their unique bassweight compositions, this is definitely in the running to be one of the best dubstep albums of the year. Never mind the chainsaw ear-rape, this is dubstep at its roots. With the album's release this week and ahead of their launch gig at Sandwiches this weekend, Matty Baseline took some time to run some questions by the trio.

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Backspacer turn 6!

8 September 2010 - , , ,
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Backspacer are turning 6! After that many years putting on some of the biggest names in Drum and Bass in Wellington and across NZ, they are hosting another top international DJ/Producer to celebrate their milestone.

ShockOne - one of Australias finest DnB exports - is to headline a whole host of talented locals, on Saturday the 11th of September @ Sandwiches, Wellington.

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