Jansen 2009 Rumble in the Jungle Kicking off this week!

16 August 2009 - , , , , , , , , ,

With just under a week to go before the first of the 2009 heats kicks off, you can bet theres plenty of DJs huddled over their crates, beavering away at perfecting their set lists for the night.

Rumble in the Jungle is a Drum and Bass DJ competition for New Zealanders, showcasing superb mixing talent amongst both established and bedroom DJ’s alike.

Now 8 years deep in the NZ dance music scene, Rumble in the Jungle is set to excite crowds and give up and coming DJs the exposure they deserve once again.

Last year’s winner, Import, finally took top spot after entering 6 previous competitions and has since gone on to release a mix CD with Empathy recordings and supporting international DJs around the country.

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New Rufige Kru Review

10 August 2009 - , , , , , , ,

‘Memoirs of an Afterlife' is the second album from the latest manifestation of Rufige Kru, with Heist in the producer's chair alongside Goldie, following on from 2007's ‘Malice in Wonderland'. The album is quite diverse, from melancholy rollers via dubstep and downbeat electronica to massive dancefloor tunes, yet always maintains the signature Goldie sound. While that seems a bit vague, a quick listen through the man's back catalogue will quickly reveal what I mean. Complex drum patterns, metallic strings and booming basslines are all hallmarks of Goldie's tunes and are in abundance here as well.

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