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Reviewed: S.P.Y Presents: Dubplate Style

  Halloween is always a lovely time for us ravers as promoters see it as a chance to put together some incredible line-ups to get us grooving in some ridiculous costumes. It never fails to disappoint and this year certainly didn’t as we headed over to Studio 338 for a very special one, S.P.Y Presents:...

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1 week ago, Data Transmission, Dub

Dubloadz' gritty bass house release "Nitro" marks the beginning of a new era

Dubloadz' gritty bass house release "Nitro" marks the beginning of a new era

Carving out a place of his own in the dubstep and bass world Dubloadz, née Dave Nardolilli, is back with another iconic release titled "Nitro". His eclectic style shatters the idea of sub-genres, turning the dubstep world upside down with his subversion of the norm. Mixing a distinct style of high-energy...

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1 week ago, EARMILK, Electronic, House, Dub

Kayzo releases heavy metal dubstep hybrid, ‘WASTED SPACE,’ alongside rock veterans Underoath

Kayzo releases heavy metal dubstep hybrid, ‘WASTED SPACE,’ alongside rock veterans Underoath

Kayzo has come full circle on his latest release, linking with veteran metal band, Underoath on a new single, “WASTED SPACE.” The track’s cutting vocals are accompanied by running guitar that quickly dives into full screamo territory. Punk-inspired percussion elements build the anticipation,...

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1 week ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance, Dub

Gorgon City releases 'Terrace Dub' mixes on new 'Escape' EP

Gorgon City releases 'Terrace Dub' mixes on new 'Escape' EP

Gorgon City got some great traction when they released their ESCAPE album earlier in 2018. This week, the UK duo known for their deeper melodic explorations across house and electronica has leaned in to the LP release further with the release of a slew of new edits. Instead of taking the obvious route...

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2 weeks ago, EARMILK, Dance, Dub

House music’s not from Chicago? David Guetta dubbed ‘grandfather of electronic dance music’ by ABC

House music’s not from Chicago? David Guetta dubbed ‘grandfather of electronic dance music’ by ABC

David Guetta appeared on ABC’s Nightline, celebrating the release of his seventh studio album, 7, along with his countless chart-topping accomplishments and star-studded collaborations with Usher, Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida, Bebe Rexha, Justin Bieber, Sia, and many more. The segment then goes on to...

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3 weeks ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance, House, Dub, Electronic

Lee “Scratch” Perry embarks on 'Blackboard Jungle Dub' 45th Anniversary Tour

Lee “Scratch” Perry embarks on 'Blackboard Jungle Dub' 45th Anniversary Tour

Along with Subatomic Sound System​Continue reading...

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1 month ago, Mixmag, News, Dub

“It’s about the vibe”: Why Dubplate Style is the most important project in S.P.Y’s career so far…

“It’s about the vibe”: Why Dubplate Style is the most important project in S.P.Y’s career so far…

To say S.P.Y is ‘on a bit of a vibe right now’ is like saying Sun And Bass this year was ‘okay mate’; Carlos Lima is genuinely fizzing with excitement for his craft right now.What began as an idea to ‘make a jungle album’ led to two years of deep research, talking to many of the OG artists from the early...

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1 month ago, UKF, Dub

Premiere: Chime reinvents dubstep’s sonic wheel on ‘Coins!’

Premiere: Chime reinvents dubstep’s sonic wheel on ‘Coins!’

Chime harnesses the sonic nostalgia of a Nintendo video game soundtrack in “Coins!” the latest single from the Circus Records signee. The animated tune sources its vibrancy from glitchy electronic elements that encompass the snappy sounds of a video game, ranging from gratifying ‘cha-ching’...

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1 month ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance, Dub

Oliverse drops UK dubstep shiner, ‘Get High’

Oliverse drops UK dubstep shiner, ‘Get High’

Oliverse has teamed up with Disciple Recordings on his latest release entitled “Get High.” The single sees the Hartlepool-based artist continue his rise as an artist to keep an eye on, bringing UK dubstep back into the conversation. Not to mention, the track was the producer’s second...

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1 month ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance, Dub

Zeds Dead and Snails release slimy dubstep collaboration, ‘Magnets’

Zeds Dead and Snails release slimy dubstep collaboration, ‘Magnets’

Zeds Dead and Snails have released their collaborative squirmer, “Magnets,” featuring Akylla off each artist’s own labels, Deadbeats and Slugz Music, respectively. A lush intro lays the bed for their fellow Canadian’s emotive vocals to easily capture center stage. Arpeggiated...

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1 month ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance, Dub

Trivecta releases captivating melodic dubstep project, ‘Axis,’ through Monstercat

Trivecta returns to Monstercat with an emotional, hard-hitting new single “Axis.” Combining elements of future bass and dubstep, the track enters in a vail of mist and mystery. Dissident, retro synths cover the landscape amid brooding white noise and captivating heartstrings. A subtle build...

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1 month ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance, Dub

Meet Hypho a man fusing breakbeats, techno and dubstep like no other

Meet Hypho a man fusing breakbeats, techno and dubstep like no other

Hypho is a man slap bang in the middle of a whole tonne of genres.Before him is a cauldron of breaks, techno, garage, jungle and dubstep that he mixes with his own unique ingredients. He stirs and stirs until it froths over the edge, then flings the sticky, swampy substance at respected labels ranging...

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1 month ago, UKF, Techno, Dub

“The quest was everything”: We talked to DJ Jazzy Jeff about breakbeats and dubplates

“The quest was everything”: We talked to DJ Jazzy Jeff about breakbeats and dubplates

Since his first record in 1985 DJ Jazzy Jeff’s life has been a blur of mad firsts and unique accomplishments…His role in the development of the transformer scratch; with Will Smith he was the first act to win Best Rap Performance Grammy (and proceed to boycott it because they wouldn’t televise it); he...

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1 month ago, UKF, Dub

Nick Catchdubs sees Anna Lunoe’s ‘Blaze of Glory’ in a rose-colored viewfinder on new remix

Nick Catchdubs sees Anna Lunoe’s ‘Blaze of Glory’ in a rose-colored viewfinder on new remix

When “Blaze of Glory” was released earlier this year, it was a track that didn’t feel like it had room for remixing. A punchy pop anthem, Anna Lunoe had gone in full force on a new style, per usual providing the impact with her own top-notch vocals. Now, that notion is out the window...

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2 months ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance, Dub

DLR drops heavyweight EP on Dispatch Dubplate

  The beacons for Dispatch Dubplate are only lit on special occasions and this release is no exception to the rule; DLR is back, with his first solo release since the ‘Dreamland’ LP in 2016. Between managing his label Sofa Sounds and working on the collaborative OneMind project with Mako, DLR has...

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2 months ago, Data Transmission, Dub

Rubadub Records has launched a record-shopping app

Rubadub Records has launched a record-shopping app

The Glasgow-based record shop aims to bring the in-store experience to your smartphoneContinue reading...

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2 months ago, Mixmag, News, Dub

Nick Catchdubs beckons a Brooklyn block party on ‘Pick Up Yaself’ featuring Fire Alarm

Nick Catchdubs beckons a Brooklyn block party on ‘Pick Up Yaself’ featuring Fire Alarm

Fool’s Gold Records label boss and co-founder Nick Catchdubs has spent much of his career behind the scenes of the business, maintaining a reputation as a tastemaker and a mainstay fixture in the electronic music world. While 2018 has seen the label grow further with its Day Off events series bigger...

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2 months ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance, Dub

Hyperdub’s Ø party champions the next wave of underground stars

The pioneering label is taking its innovative ethos to the dancefloorContinue reading...

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2 months ago, Mixmag, News, Dub

Dubfire has broken Marco Carola’s record for the longest DJ set at Soundwaves

The SCI+TEC boss set the record for the longest solo DJ set…

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2 months ago, DJ Mag, News, Dub

Dubfire has broken the record for longest ever solo DJ set at Sunwaves

Dubfire has broken the record for longest ever solo DJ set at Sunwaves

A whole 26 and a half hoursContinue reading...

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2 months ago, Mixmag, News, Dub

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