London producer Depf joins the Deviant Audio ranks and we’ve got the exclusive on deep roller I Can’t Forget You. Building tension on the intro, this one has a haunting quality to it, blending weighty but restrained techstep stylings with hypnotic pads and warped vocal echoes. Check it out and hit up the Deviant Audio bandcamp to grab the Clear State EP right now!
Percussive precision on today’s premiere as we present the first listen of Submiminal’s brand new track Konl! Taken from his forthcoming Polyphasic EP for experiment label Ortem, the track blends influences from dub techno into the 170 template, starting sparse and slowly building in a light layer of drumfunk influenced beats over the backbone of the track. Deep, dark and utterly hypnotic…look for this one coming Aug 3rd at Bandcamp with other stores following two weeks later.
Tim Reaper steps up with the latest 12″ for Rua Sound’s Foxy Jangle imprint and we’ve got the exclusive on flipside amen smasher Fridge Magnets! Employing some unusual samples alongside the chaotic breakbeat assault, this one is pure fiya! Hit up the Rua bandcamp for pre-orders now ahead of the Aug 3rd release.
Monika returns to Soulvent this month as part of their Summer Soul 2018 compilation and we’re hyped to have the premiere of his contribution As You Walk! Sharply crafted breaks layer under a characteristically ear-catching combo of melody and vocal hook; understated yet instantly memorable, this one is a proper deep roller that will age like a fine wine. Look for the album dropping July 27th at all the usual digital outlets.
Hex returns with your monthly dose of Dojo podcast crossing the full spectrum of D&B, Jungle and 170BPM goodness. This month’s selection features new releases from Wreckless, Calibre & Jet Li, Zero T & Villem, K2T & Option, CHAX, Edlan and many many 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.
Another month, another wicked slice of stripped back tech from Counterpoint’s Counter x Culture series! Today we’ve got Glÿph on the remix for Dyrekt, taking an original from the same EP and adding an extra layer of percussive detail and bassline sizzle. Wicked stuff! Look for this dropping July 23rd.
Two of Detached Audio’s most prominent artists join forces on today’s premiere. Taken from K2T & Option’s collaborative Lush Life EP, Icicular Paths goes deep with low sub, sharp stepping breaks and an appropriately frosty atmosphere. Winter vibes for your summer! Look for this dropping July 27th at all the usual digital outlets.
Rift returns to Differential this month with another characteristically smooth slice of liquid goodness! Uplifting melodies, crispy breakbeats and just enough sizzle in the bassline; yes please! Look for this dropping July 27th, pre-orders up now at Beatport.
UK production and DJ duo aardonyx step up with our latest exclusive guest mix! Featuring a mixture of new and old, techy and melodic, and of course a selection of their own beats from their releases on Nu Venture, Detached Audio and Atmomatix, this is pure rolling drum & bass at it’s finest. Wicked selections!
As always you can check out the mix via Soundcloud below or head to Youtube or iTunes to stream. You can also grab a download from Google Drive.
Toronto producer Stranjah is back in our premiere hot seat alongside fellow Vortex crew-member Captivate as they bring a cracking slice of halftime jungle to Greazus’ Aufect Platinum imprint. Blending classic breaks with influences from trap and footwork, this one packs a heavy sub punch and a healthy dose of breakbeat attitude. Wicked stuff! Look for this alongside four solo Stranjah tracks dropping July 27th at all good digital stores…