Tag Archives: Atmospheric

Premiere: Sicknote & Sweetpea – Saxxon

London heads Sweetpea and Sicknote team up in the studio for our latest exclusive, laying down a tech-edged drumfunk riddim with tons of atmosphere and seriously tight percussive chops. Sick track! Look for this one coming on Addictive Behaviour’s brand new Rotation Part Three LP; the album drops at Beatport on Monday with full release coming two weeks after.

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Premiere: Groves – Clinik

Hot on the heels of a great EP for Exit Records, Groves lands on Lisbon label Skalator this month and we’ve got the exclusive on lead track Clinik! Blending deep atmospherics with intricate drum rhythms, this feels like a love letter to the days of Photek and Source Direct…pure funk. Check it out and look for the EP coming May 14th at all good digital stores.

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Premiere: Sirus – Arashi

Sirus returns to Detached Audio with a big new single and we’re hyped to be premiering the A side Arashi! Soft chimes, skittering breakbeats and rich pads on the long intro lulled us into a false sense of security on first listen, expecting a soft liquid roller; then the drop hit us like a ton of bricks! Serious amen hardstep business…savage bass snarls and machine gun snare rolls a plenty. Look for this one dropping tomorrow at Bandcamp and other digital outlets.

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Premiere: Ingot – Junkyard (feat. Kintsuku)

Today’s premiere comes from Leeds producer Ingot (previously one half of Bad Graphics) who lands on Austrian label Moshbit this month with some cracking sonic experimentations. Junkyard combines unusual halftime rhythms with soft female vocals from Kintsuku and driving sub bass for a truly unique take on the 170 sound. Look for this one coming May 4th via all good digital outlets…

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Premiere: Glÿph – Forheit

Rotterdam label Blendits returns after a bit of a hiatus with a top new single from Glÿph, aka Belgian producers Clearlight & Owl. Providing the flip to heavier track DetachedForheit goes in deep on sound design and atmosphere, building tension around the intricate drum rhythms and powerful sub. Cinematic business with enough edge for the club…just how we like it. Look for this one coming May 11th via all the usual outlets.

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DNB Dojo Podcast #18 – Apr 2018

Eighteen months old and still going strong, Dojo boss Hex is back on the decks this month with another selection of all the best beats from the inbox. Tracks inside this month from Apex, War, Invadhertz, Spirit, Missing, Mark Kloud and loads more.

As always you can check out the podcast via Soundcloud below or head to Youtube or iTunes to stream. You can also grab a download from Google Drive.

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Premiere: MISO – Lost Frequency

German producer MISO is in the Dojo spotlight today as he prepares to drop a wicked new single for Counterpoint’s second Counter x Culture release, showcasing up and coming talent in the scene. Lost Frequency is a superb study in understated tech minimalism, keeping the beats precise, the sub rumbling and the midrange textures growling without swamping the rest of the track. Moody vibes! Look for this one dropping Apr 27th via all good digital stores.

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Premiere: Ghost Warrior – Redrum

Today’s exclusive comes from Hungarian producer Ghost Warrior who serves up a deliciously atmospheric new EP for re:st next month. Redrum channels the likes of Photek and Source Direct, recalling vintage 90s Metalheadz releases with an emphasis on atmosphere and precise, intricate percussion. Can’t get enough of this one! As always with re:st releases it’ll be available on vinyl and digital; pre-orders are up now at their store.

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DNB Dojo Podcast #17 – Mar 2018

You all know the score by now…Hex is back with the monthly DNB Dojo podcast, this month featuring beats from Coppa, Hyroglifics, Whiney, Fade, Low:r and many more, and exclusive dubs from Øska and Just Jungle. Full spectrum D&B sound…get to know.

As always you can check out the podcast via Soundcloud below or head to Youtube or iTunes to stream. You can also grab a download from Google Drive.

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Premiere: Yushan – Turn The Cycle

We’ve got another wicked exclusive from the Ronin Ordinance camp today and this time they’ve teamed up with another Dojo favourite as US producer Mark Kloud turns in a cracking three track EP for the Leeds-based imprint. Turn The Cycle comes from Mark’s ‘Yushan’ alias and sees him blending the atmospherics of dark halftime with a driving, techno-infused beat which propels the tune along at a surprising energy given the relatively sparse composition. Experimental riddims; yes yes. Look for this dropping April 6th.

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