Redeyes Returns - Interview

28 May 2009 - , , ,
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Redeyes is a name synonymous with smooth liquid beats. The Frenchman visited our shores back in 2007, and played an epic set in Auckland with people queued around the corner to get in and see him. He is going to be back again next month for a tour of the main centres. Now with an album, Poetry in Motion, under his belt as well as a slew of quality releases, there is no doubt that we are in for a treat.

Duncan Blair had a chance to catch up with him ahead of the tour and here is what he had to say...

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Lack of Updates...but theres a reason

26 May 2009 - , ,
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Hey guys,

Just a quick apology to all the bassheads and promoters out there. Obviously event and gallery updates have been lacking in the last few months, and half of this is due to designing, building and testing other websites - as well as rebuilding bassdrop.  Please hold tight, there is lots going in in the background to get this site cranking above and beyond what is happening now.

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Serious Business TV - Presha Interview

26 May 2009 - , , , , , ,
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Joachim has a chat with New Zealand Drum and Bass don DJ Presha about his involvement in the establishment of a Drum and Bass scene in New Zealand and his record label Samurai Music.

For more info on Samurai Music including audio from the upcoming Way of the Samurai LP/ CD check:
www.myspace.com/samuraimusicnz

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A Collection of Reviews

25 May 2009 - , , , ,
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It has been a busy time for drum & bass of late, with several of the scene's long-standing members releasing albums alongside material from producers who have been brought to attention much more recently. At times it can be a bit difficult to keep up with everything that's going on, so here's a collection of short reviews to help all of you stay in the loop.

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Rumble in the Jungle TVNZ Review

25 May 2009 - , , , , ,
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Joachim has once again reviewed a top quality NZ drum and bass album, with the Rumble in the Jungle : Mixed by Import CD getting the once over at the TVNZ website. Check it out

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High Contrast's 'Confidential' reviewed.

7 May 2009 - , , ,
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Despite being only 29 years old, Welshman High Contrast already has 3 studio albums, a Radio 1 Essential Mix and an instalment in the Fabric Live mix series under his belt. Add to that a large number of high profile remixes from both within and outside the drum & bass scene and a stellar reputation behind the turntables, and you have a near sure-fire recipe for success. High Contrast's latest release on Hospital records, Confidential, is a 2 disc collection featuring the best of both his solo releases and attention grabbing remixes.

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