Premiere: Mauoq & Bredren – Staircase

Mauoq continues the run of excellent releases on his Mauoq Music imprint and this time he’s brought friends! Combos #2 sees the Italian producer teaming up with some of his pals in the scene and we’ve got the premiere of Bredren collaboration Staircase.

True to their respective styles this is a dark, brooding take on the halftime sound with heavy kicks and snares punctuating tense atmospheres. Snarling bass and trippy FX hits ice the sonic cake nicely; check it out and look out for the EP dropping via Bandcamp from March 15th, with general release following on March 29th.

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Premiere: Mauoq – Mannoy (Kozmo Remix)

Italian producer Mauoq has fast become one of our favourite underground artists over the last few years so we’re incredibly pleased to have the exclusive on one of the new cuts from his very own Mauoq Music imprint!

Mannoy gets the remix treatment from US head Kozmo, taking the original smoother and flipping it round into a bleeped out, wonky slice of halftime D&B with skittering drums and tons of character. Sick! Hit up the Mauoq Music Bandcamp to pre-order now; MQM007 drops Nov 16th on bandcamp with full release following Nov 30th.

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DNB Dojo Mix Series 22: Mauoq


Our latest exclusive mix comes from Italian producer Mauoq! With releases on Diffrent Music, Terabyte, Absys, Dispatch Ltd, Nurtured Beatz and his own Mauoq Music imprint, Mauoq has been blazing a trail across the deep, dark spectrum of D&B for some time. He’s put together a quality selection for our latest mix including tracks from his brand new Fabricate EP and dubs from Survey, Last Life, Facing Jynx and more. Yes yes!

As usual you can check out the mix via Soundcloud below or head to Mixcloud, or iTunes to stream. You can also grab a download from Google Drive.

Mauoq – Your Own [Mauoq]
Survey – Light Source [Flexout dub]
Last Life – Poisoned [Cylon dub]
Natt – Without Purpose [Clear Conception]
Jaydrop – Underlay [31]
CJ Weaver – Scrolls [Translation]
Tns & Dr Roman – Dancehall Ram (Deleted Soul Remix) [Elastica]
Quadrant, Kid Hops, Iris & Reise – Pleiades [Commercial Suicide]
Mauoq – Fabricate [Mauoq]
J Kenzo – Airwalk [31]
Dbr Uk – Hexton (feat. Skeptical) [Dispatch]
Mauoq – Voids [Mauoq]
Facing Jinx – Never Too Late [dub]
Seba – Jungle Music [Secret Operations]
Metro – Scrap Metal Man [dub]
Lurch – Long Road Back [Flexout]
Bokeh x Lowquid – Jelly Tip [Sweetbox dub]
Mtwn – Embers [Diffrent]
Mauoq – Escalate [Mauoq]

Mauoq – Both Worlds / Mannoy [Mauoq Music]

Mauoq returns with two more fresh cuts on his newly revitalised Mauoq Music imprint, and the man is exploring fresh territory compared to his usual gritty halftime style.

Both Worlds hits up a bouncy, dub-infused tone over a halftime rhythm, with rich bass and eclectic FX driving the tune along in a deep but fun loving fashion. Mannoy ups the ante, bringing a rolling break and more rich sonic textures. Lovely stuff on both tracks! Check out the clips below and look for this at all good digital outlets right now.

Mauoq – Aerosolid (Medika Rmx) / Free The Past VIP

Four years of silence have passed since Mauoq Music’s first release, but Mauoq has finally taken it upon himself to revive the imprint with two fresh new takes on the tracks from the first release. Medika turns in a fresh remix of Aerosolid while Mauoq revisits Free The Past for a new VIP. Both tracks deliver exactly the kind of deep, atmospheric halfstep the man has made his name delivering over the past few years; no surprises, but plenty to enjoy. Check out the clips below and grab this one from Bandcamp now, with full release following from Feb 20th.