Premiere: Mark Kloud – Nothing Really Matters

Mark Kloud relaunches his Ground Mass imprint later this month and we’re very pleased to have a premiere from the first release courtesy of the man himself! True to form, Nothing Really Matters features the kind of intricate percussion, bass darkness and deft production that has made Mark’s work so esteemed in the dark halftime scene. Check it out below and watch for the release coming Oct 28th at Bandcamp.

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Premiere: John E. Wink – Cycles

Mark Kloud’s Ground Mass label are back with another cracking new EP from Kansas City artist John E. Wink, and we’re very pleased to present the premiere of title track Cycles! Built around a sturdy halftime backbeat, Wink spins an intricate web of atmospheric synth lines, warm bass and percussive detail for an enveloping track that draws you into its depths. Look out for the EP dropping exclusively on Bandcamp from November 9th!

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DNB Dojo Mix Series 47: Mark Kloud

Respected US producer and Ground Mass label boss Mark Kloud brings us the latest exclusive DNB Dojo guest mix! Mark has dug deep for this one, delivering a 90 minute mix packed full of dubs including unreleased material from dBridge, Om Unit & Sam Binga. There are even some top secret tracks alongside plenty of the man’s own material, all of which makes for an enthralling journey through the deep end of the 170 sound. Get to know…

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.

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Premiere: Samurai Breaks – Malicious Intent

We’re proud to present another exclusive premiere from our pals at Ground Mass and man of the moment Samurai Breaks! Taken from his forthcoming Silverback EP, Malicious Intent mixes up deep sub and halftime riddims with junglist break chopping and an inspired metallic snare melody. Experimental, but with an eye on the dancefloor! Look for this at all good digital stores from Dec 20th.

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Competition: Win the new alg0rh1tm EP!

Air Mass (the deeper sister imprint to Mark Kloud’s well established Ground Mass) are back with their 2nd release this month from Serbian producer Alg0rh1tm. Weaving complex sonic tapestries combining cinematic soundscapes, glitchy microfunk-style percussion and a hint of the autonomic aesthetic, the 170 sound doesn’t come much deeper or more hypnotic than this.

The EP drops via the Ground Mass Bandcamp on Nov 29th and the label have kindly given us five digital download codes to give away! To be in with a chance of winning one all you have to do is like the DNB Dojo Facebook page and send an email to with your name and the subject line “Air Mass Competition”. We’ll draw the winners on Tuesday Nov 29th – good luck!

Premiere: Sonic D – Boom (Dave Owen Remix)

Mark Kloud’s Ground Mass imprint is back with a brand new album from Sonic D including some tasty remixes, none tastier than Dave Owen’s light and jungley take on lead track Boom. Crispy breaks and classic jungle vocal chops blend with melodic flourishes and a hint of footwork flavour – yes please!

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