New Music Video - The Upbeats - Alone (Ft. Tasha Baxter)

21 March 2013 - , , , , , ,

Upbeats have come correct with yet another epic music video for their upcoming Album on Vision - Primitive Technique

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For The Record - a vinyl documentary produced by Kiwis

11 December 2012 - , , , , ,

This is a brilliant doco on people who are still involved in cutting vinyl over in Europe, produced by PZ (James Meharry).

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Cyanide Recordings presents 'Scatter the Ashes' Part One

30 January 2009 - , , , , ,
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In 2008, New Zealand, and global drum and bass tragically lost one of its brightest stars, Jonathan Beck, whose production as one half of CERN had inspired and moved people the world over. This is our tribute to Jonathan Ricky James Beck...

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Empathy Faction Mix

27 February 2008 - , , , ,
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After a bit of an extended siesta, Empathy is back with a mix from Welly lads Faction. As most of you probably already know Faction is the production duo consisting of Jarred Baigent and James Knuckey. Both of whom have been producing for a few years now and at the end of 2005 started collaborating.

True to Factions style this mix explores the roots-dub influenced side of Drum & Bass. Containing some fresh NZ tunes and selections from Faction's own collection. We encourage y'all to check it out!

For more in depth info and to have a listen to Factions own productions, check http://www.myspace.com/factionnz

and we always welcome visitors at http://empathy.co.nz

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True Stories: NZ001 Out Now

3 December 2007 - , , , , ,
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The first release from brand new NZ based Drum and Bass label, Samurai Music, is now in stores. The 10" release of 'True Stories' backed with 'Lonely Planet', comes with full artwork and colour vinyl. This label is sure to be a huge boost to NZ's already thriving Drum and Bass production output. Click on more to see more info.

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Upcoming Gigs

30 October 2007 - , , , , , , ,
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Well been real slack with bassdrop latetly - something to do with a chemical imbalance inducing laziness. Doctors say it's untreatable - but I'll prove them wrong.....maybe tomorrow.

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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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Bulletproof takes foray into dubstep - aka Razorgang

16 August 2007 - , , ,
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Seemingly not content with his incredible talent as a Drum and Bass producer, Bulletproof has stepped it up a notch (or is that down a notch) and  created some dubstep under his new alias 'Razorgang' - head along to http://www.myspace.com/razorgangnz for a peek at his tunes.

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New Empathy Recordings Kiwi Tunes Mix

15 August 2007 - , , , ,

Empathy Recordings have compiled a bunch of wicked tunes from our fair land, and one of the boys from Double Negative decided to mix them together. Click on more to see the tracklist and link.

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