Category Archives: Interviews

Q&A – Mantra & Flight

Mantra should need no introduction; over the last ten years she’s left her mark on the scene as a producer with releases for the likes of UVB-76 and Repertoire, as a DJ with countless sets around the world and as a promoter co-running London’s seminal Rupture events. Now she’s teamed up with a gang of formidable names to start EQ50, an event aimed at giving a leg up to women and non-binary people looking to progress within the D&B scene. We caught up with her and Flight to find out a bit more about the project…

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Q&A – Cause4Concern

When it comes to legends in the scene, they don’t come much bigger than Cause4Concern. Releasing their own music for nearly two decades and more recently nurturing new talent via their C4C Recordings and C4C LTD digital imprints, Mark and Edd have maintained a position at the forefront of the tech and neuro scene. We caught up with them to find out what keeps them inspired, how they sign music and what lies ahead for the labels. Get to know…

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Q&A – Kolectiv

Kolectiv return to Dispatch this month with four new tracks showcasing their rugged tech style, and they’ve brought likeminded artists Survey and Philth along for some collabs to boot. We grabbed them for a quick chat about collaborations, deeper meaning how it feels to step up their game. Read on…

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Q&A – Lifestyle Music

As they gear up to unleash their brand new Belgian Connection LP, we thought it was high time for a little knees up with Lifestyle Music. Read on for the full lowdown on the album, the label ethos and their favourite tunes right now, plus we’ve got the exclusive premiere of Glÿph – The Megalodonist!

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Q&A – Toronto Is Broken

Not many artists in drum & bass today have the clarity of musical vision of Toronto Is Broken. Unconcerned with club trends and focused on music with a story and message, Christian’s early work for Sub Slayers won him the attention of Viper Recordings. With his new album You Are (Not) Alone dropping today, we grabbed him for a quick chat about techno influences, the state of neurofunk and his plans for the summer. Check it…

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Q&A – Soul Intent & Elementz Of Noize

Soul Intent is back with a fresh EP on the Exkursions arm of Lossless Music this month, featuring possibly the imprint’s most beautiful music yet. To find out more about the tracks, musical influences and all things Exkursions, we grabbed the bossman and Elementz of Noize for a chat about the new EP. Check it out…

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Q&A & Premiere: Interline

Interline returns to the realms of D&B this month after a bit of an absence from the scene, but he’s back with a tight selection of new beats on Nurtured Beatz. We caught up with him to find out about his time away, his approach to production and what 2018 has in store, plus we’ve got the exclusive premiere of Red Army’s remix of Mentality from the new EP. Check that out below and read on for the interview…

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Q&A: Depth Range

With a new EP out on Terabyte records, German crew Depth Range (aka Kid Kun, HP.Ritch & ReDraft) are showcasing their experimental blend of D&B once again. Drawing influence from juke, hip-hop, halftime and footwork, the resulting sound is pretty damn exciting. We caught up with the guys to find out more about the Amazia EP, their approach to production and throwing parties in their homeland.

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Q&A: Dyrekt [Fragmented]

Fragmented have rapidly secured a place as one of our favourite labels here at Dojo HQ through their varied A&R, attention to detail and knack for signing forward-thinking beats from promising new producers. With their eighth release just around the corner, we grabbed label boss Dyrekt for a chat, plus we’ve got the premiere of brand new track Corrugation from Screamarts forthcoming EP The Void…

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Q&A: Mindmapper & Silvahfonk

With releases for Blendits, Citrus, Fokuz and Demand, Dutch duo Mindmapper & Silvahfonk have made quite a name for themselves over the past 5 years as purveyors of soulful yet dancefloor worthy rollers. With their latest creations dropping this month on Dispatch LTD, we grabbed them for a chat about production, studio vibes and what’s next for the rest of the year…

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