I recall when this mix came out, it was a huge deal for NZ drum and bass, because we got one of the biggest NZ DJs to have a mix with fresh and relevant tunes on the cover of a very popular Dance music magazine. I particulary remember going into the local barbers and hearing this play as the first time I had heard DnB of this sort outside of a club. Read on for the link and biggups a legend, 48 Sonic!..Read the full post..
While this was posted on the forums a couple of weeks ago, I've been playing it nearly every day since I grabbed it. Crazy mix of tunes from various genres, all 100% vinyl mixed. Nice one Taiko.
Tracklist and link when you read more
Time to bump this series back again - massive shout out to Tonic for sending me this cracking mix. Have had it on rotation for the last few days since I received it - techy teased goodness.
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DDog - a wellington drum and bass institution, has come forth with a tune packed mix for your listening pleasure. Filled with plenty of cracking new tunes and a couple of oldies, this one is worth a repeat listen. Read on for the tracklist and download link...Read the full post..
Time for a mix that is deep, dark and heavy. Mixed by a bassdrop resident Noise Enthusiast, UKNW, this mix is full of gems that are not often heard in more mainstream sets. Do not sleep on this...Read the full post..
One of wellingtons most solid DJ crews, the Frederick Crew, have been putting out a series of mixes over the last month or two, and here is their third installment. Mixed by the always dapper Legoman, this mix features a bit of the old, a bit of the new and plenty of the amazing. Download here, and read on for the tracklist and for links to the previous mixes.....Read the full post..
State of Mind have released their recent Homegrown live set free to the world, and this is easily the Bassdrop Mix of the Week.
Their set was hosted by MC Woody, and features many reworks of their most popular tracks, such as Real McCoy, MindSlicer and Back to the Jungle.
Head along to http://www.stateofmindnz.com/ to find the download, and of course check them out on facebook or twitter.
Flaw has done a delicious mix of Drums and Basses from '97.
"I decided that I should actually use some of the records in my spare room for once... so thought I might do some mixes in my limited spare time! Here is with a few tunes from 1997 that I pretty much love. No real planning apart from grabbing a few bits from that year... and it ended up being quite dark in the end - with a few exceptions!"
Shapeshifters eagerly anticipated album on Hospital Records, The System is a Remix, is out now. With a 10 track CDLP featuring tracks from their 'System is a Vampire' album, remixed by artists such as The Upbeats, Truth, Netsky, Camo and Krooked, Nu:Tone and State of Mind. Check out the clips on youtube and a recent interview with them on Knowledge mag
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