Q&A: Linear

With a new EP dropping for Detached Audio after a string of top releases across the likes of Skankandbass, Differential and Nu Venture, we thought it was high time we caught up with Linear (known to his mum as Charles Hague) for a quick chat. Read on for the lowdown on his musical background, lockdown compositions and all things Linear…

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Q&A – Frodo [Tempo Records]

Tempo Records have been a steady presence on the scene since 2013, releasing a slow but inspiring selection of releases from the likes of Voyager, DJ Trax, Soul Intent and Digital. 2020 sees new ventures on the horizon including a brand new sublabel called “Speed”. To find out more we grabbed label boss Frodo for a chat…

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Q&A: Grym [Onset Audio]

Seattle-based imprint Onset Audio have carved quite a niche over the past 12 years, leading the charge of deep, dark and experimental music on the fringes of the 170 spectrum. The label drop their two-hundredth release next month so we thought it was high time for a chat with label boss Grym about the release and all things OA…

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Q&A: K2T

Regular readers will know we’re big fans of K2T here at DNB Dojo. As co-manager of Detached Audio he’s been a reliable A&R presence, bringing a slew of varied releases from up and coming names to our collective ears, and he’s an accomplished producer in his own right with a gift for soulful liquid rollers with an old school percussive flavour. As he gears up to drop his debut LP The Tranquillity of Being With The Self, we grabbed him for a chat about album flows, mental health and downtempo influences…plus we’ve got the premiere of the title track! Check it out…

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Q&A: Echo Motion [Calibrate / Bay 6]

Keen observers here at Dojo HQ will know by now that we’re big fans of Bay 6 Recordings, the liquid imprint run by Echo Motion aka Jack Perry. This month sees the launch of sister label Calibrate, so we tracked down Jack for a chat about the new project, plans for Bay 6 and his own production work. Check it!

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Q&A: Nostre

Nostre has been making moves over the last year, honing his style of emotional liquid via some impressive releases for labels like Omni Music, Influenza Media & DNBB Digital. With an EP coming up on Celsius later in 2019, we grabbed him for a chat about musical influences, the scene in Norway and what he has in store for the rest of 2019…

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Q&A: In Reach Records

The In Reach crew know a thing or two about Drum & Bass. Starting out as an online magazine, the trio behind the imprint have helped shape tastes in underground music in the capital for the past six years. Now with new imprint In Reach Records they’re taking things to the next level; with their third release just around the corner we thought it was high time we caught them for a chat. Read on for the history of the In Reach crew, their plans for the label and their ethos on running good events, plus you can check out the exclusive premiere of Space Area 1977 from the upcoming EP by Greekboy below!

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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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