Premiere: Mystic State – Expectations

Mystic State are a duo we’ve been keeping a close eye on for years here at Dojo HQ, so naturally it’s an absolute pleasure for us to be premiering a cut from their stunning debut LP My Own Private Island! Album opener Expectations sets the tone for the album with aplomb, blending their knack for atmosphere and characterful percussion with heavy kicks and a dark, brooding bassline. Sprinkle in some haunting Burial-esque vocal echoes for the icing on a deliciously moody cake; dripping with vibe! Hit up the Chikara Project bandcamp to grab the whole album right now.

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Premiere: SR & Vinyl Junkie – Clockwise

Breakbeat technician SR teams up with Vinyl Junkie on today’s exclusive, rocking some seriously funky drum programming on a cut from his new Squat Rave LP for Locked Up Music. Hypnotic lead melodies, booming sub, crispy breaks and a cheeky Wu-Tang sample; what’s not to love? Hit up the Locked Up bandcamp to grab this one right now on vinyl or digital!

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Premiere: Surgence – Summit

Surgence lands in our premiere spotlight today with a wicked new track for Tesseract! Combinging old school techstep heft with a dollop of soul and atmosphere, this is vintage roller territory, taking you to the Summit! Check it out and look for the release coming September 12th at digital stores.

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Premiere: Jolliffe & Terror – Vanity Project

Jolliffe and Terror join forces for a 160 badboy on Delta9 Recordings, and we’ve got the exclusive! Hard edged breaks, foghorn screams and some choice sampling from 2001: A Space Odyssey; what more could you want? This one lands Friday at digital stores.

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Premiere: D Flect – Any Place On Earth (K2T Remix)

Liquid goodness on today’s exclusive as K2T delivers a typically emotive remix for D Flect’s forthcoming EP on Detached Audio! The soft piano licks of the original are present and correct, but lifted into a sunnier vibe from the original’s moody minimalism. Sunshine sounds, for Any Place On Earth. Look for this one landing this Friday at all the usual stores.

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Premiere: Matt View – Midnight Heat

Lush liquid goodness for warm summer evenings; Matt View’s Midnight Heat lives up to it’s name in a big way! Delicious melodies and rolling breaks, what more could you ask for? Hit up Beatport to grab this one right now!

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Premiere: Anomie – What You Gonna Do About It

Sydney artist Anomie lands in our premiere spotlight today with a track fusing rave, jungle, hip-hop and halftime beat patterns for a slice of detailed, high energy experimentalism. Deliciously wonky vibes! Look out for this coming via Inna Riddim from Aug 28th.

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Premiere: OHARE – No Time

Prepare yourself for a deep groove on today’s exclusive as Edinburgh producer OHARE lands on Off-License Records! No Time is powered along by crispy drums, hypnotic leads and a sultry vocal hook – very slick! Watch out for the EP coming August 18th…

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Premiere: Trace & Survey – The Dreamer

We’re hyped to have a techstep legend in the premiere spotlight today! Taken from his new EP for CNVX, The Dreamer sees DSCI4 boss Trace teaming up with Berlin duo Survey for a retro-future sci-fi roller; from the spacey pads of the intro through the crunchy breaks and modulated basslines, this is the soul of late 90s dark D&B brought up to the minute with 2020 production techniques, and it sounds glorious. Look for this coming August 14th on Bandcamp!

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