Truth KongCast Mix

16 June 2009 - , , ,
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This week on Kongkast, we bring you one of the biggest Dubstep production trio from New Zealand - TRUTH (Deep Medi Musik, Disfigured Dubs, Aquatic Lab/ NZ )! A special Preview exclusive mix for their upcoming “FATMAN TOUR” soon to be experienced here in Hong Kong!
With releases on Deep Medi Musik, Disfigured Dubs and Aquatic Lab, Truth has made a big impact in the Dubstep scene with their bassline riddims.
Their music has been supported by some of the biggest names in the scene including Mala, Skream, Benga, Mary Anne Hobbs, Hijack, Joe Nice, Emalkay, DMZ & Goth Trad to name a few.


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TREi Innuendo Album Release Tour

16 June 2009 - , , , , ,
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In the space of what counts as four short years behind the consoles as a DJ and a producer, TREi has risen to the upper echelon of drum and bass in his home country New Zealand. Resultantly, TREi’s music production and DJ skills are now raising eyebrows in all the right places across the globe.

INNUENDO, Trei’s debut album with divergent sonic landscape stays grounded through the common threads of decidedly futurist synthetic soundscapes and chest pounding, subwoofer rupturing low-slung bass lines.

Working with the likes of vocalists Lisa Tomlins and Thomas Oliver (of the Thomas Oliver Band) and fellow producer’s State of Mind, Dose, Teknik and Southern Soul, TREi has crafted a cohesive twelve song deep full-listening experience as much driven by hooks and general musicality as explosive drum and bass pressure.

As smooth in the studio as he is in the mix, TREi’s music often features in the playlists of scene leading luminaries such as State of Mind, Bailey, Marky, Andy C, Klute and Friction.  So make sure you catch the album release tour and check out the new force to be reckoned with emerging from drum and bass!

www.myspace.com/tr3i

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Redeyes - Free in Wellington This Sat

8 June 2009
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REDEYES (FR) PLAYING FREE SATURDAY JUNE 13TH

The Mashup Mafia are proud to present the first Low Rollers "free international" concept outside of Auckland come Saturday the 13th of June at Garden Club (13B Dixon Street, Wellington). Featuring the king of funk DJ REDEYES (Bingo, Creative Source, Innerground, Brigand, Spearhead, Good Looking) direct from France, and heavyweight support from JMC, Mr.Smith, Static, Dunk, Rowzy and Excelle - it can safely be said that if there was one party you had no excuse not to hit, this was it!

Saturday June 13th - Absolutely Free - 9PM-6AM - Capacity Strictly Limited - R18

For more information:

http://www.bassdrop.co.nz/forum/viewtopic.php?t=20977



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Way of the Samurai LP Giveaway

8 June 2009 - , , ,

The Way of the Samurai is the newest LP to come out of NZ Drum and Bass, and to celebrate its release - Samurai Music and Bassdrop is holding a great competition to giveaway copies of the CD, the LPs vinyl samplers and some other goodies.

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Review: DJ Presha presents: Way of the Samurai

5 June 2009 - , , ,
WAY OF THE SAMURAI CD COVER THUMBNAIL

In less than two years, Samurai Music has established itself as a force to be reckoned with, not just in New Zealand music, but in the worldwide drum & bass scene. Following eight successful single releases, ‘Way of the Samurai' is the label's first album project. The compilation stays true to the label's ethos of featuring predominantly New Zealand artists with eight of the 12 contributions from local or ex-pat producers. With a high level of quality control, this collection provides a great showcase of the strength of New Zealand's place in the global scene.

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DJ Hype and Daddy Earl Confirmed for Phat10

1 June 2009 - , , , , , ,
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Phatclub have just announced they signed up the legendary HYPE & DADDY EARL to bring in the New Year at midnight during PHAT10 - early bird tickets are now sold out - so as of now full price tix will be available nationwide through the Cosmic Corner Stores as well as the website......lots more goodies to come with further announcements in June! ..Read the full post..

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