State of Mind Music - DOA Feature

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Khal, from Dubplate Digest has written an article on DOA on the newly announced label from kiwi duo State of Mind - aptly titled, State of Mind Music. Check it out here
 

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Outrage Interview

25 September 2007 - , ,
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Jimmy Flynn, aka Rabid, recently spoke to Outrage, as he prepares to visit NZ for the second time. Outrage recently started his own label, Backlash recordings - and is promoting that with the upcoming tour. 

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Samurai Music - DJ Presha Interview and Mix

23 September 2007 - , ,

On the eve of the launch of his new label, Samurai Music, Matt Searle puts a few questions past NZ drum and bass scene veteran, DJ Presha. Topping things off with an exclusive upfront mix for the bassdrop massive, the interview covers everything from the current state of Drum and Bass to his taste in Thrash Metal. Catch Presha playing at the Wellington launch party this Friday, 28th September, at Sandwiches.

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Upcoming for week 17/09/07 - 23/09/07

19 September 2007 - , ,
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Pretty big week we have on our hands, with some huge gigs around the country.

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Young Blood comes through in Christchurch

18 September 2007 - , , , , , ,
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Easily the youngest competitor to ever enter Rumble in the Jungle, DJ Hank, a 15 year old from central Christchurch, has blown the older competition away and taken top spot in the Christchurch regional heat.

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DnB on top of NZ Electronic Music Awards Nominations

14 September 2007 - , , , , ,
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The nominations for the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards, also known as the Tuis, are out for 2007. In the award for Best Electronic Album, three DnB acts take up all the nominations- with Bulletproofs 'Shake the Foundations', State of Minds 'Take Control' and Shapeshifters 'Soulstice' showing the country what what we already knew - that NZ DnB is kicking ass! Shapeshifter are also up for the peoples choice award.

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New Kiwi DnB releases in stores now

12 September 2007 - , , , ,
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Some of these have been out on promo (or even full release) for a wee while, but tis better late than never. For full info on the releases from Trei, Nanotek, The Upbeats, Teknik and Dose, click on more to read the full article.

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Upcoming events for week 10/09/07 - 16/09/07

10 September 2007 - , , , , ,
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Well its almost at the end of the regional heats of Rumble in the Jungle. Aucklands event has just been and that was taken out by static as posted below. Looking forward to seeing him and Darnell competing down in Wellington next month.

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Static raids the Auckland Regional

10 September 2007 - , , ,
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DJ Static, a Wellingtonian who came 4th in last years Wellington Rumble heat, has come out on top ahead of the rest of the native Aucklanders.

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Upcoming for week 3/09/07 - 9/09/07

4 September 2007 - , , , , ,
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As reported below, Jayji has cemented himself in the top 8 to compete in the Rumble in the Jungle final in Wellington, alongside Kraft, from the Future Sound of Dunedin crew. This week, Rumble in the Jungle shifts its focus to Auckland, where the next 2 finalists will be decided. Remember, show some support for the sponsors by heading to www.rumblejungle.co.nz and checking out the sponsors links.

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