Tag Archives: Melodic

DNB Dojo Podcast #31 – May 2019

Once again the Dojo inbox is bursting with new 170 flavours which can only mean one thing; Hex is back with another podcast. This month’s selections include liquid rollers from Leniz and Nostre, dark tech from Amoss and Taelimb, jungle from Holsten and The Invaderz, halftime from Ruse and ÆTERNA and plenty more besides. Check it out, and enjoy the ride…

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.

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DNB Dojo Mix Series 84: Surplus

Soul Trader boss Surplus is on the 1s and 2s for our latest guest mix, and this one is straight up rollers! Moving through darker tech sounds and deep, emotive liquid and featuring a host of forthcoming Soul Trader dubs, this is a journey through classic 2-step rhythms as they sound in 2019. 90 minutes of class!

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.

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DNB Dojo Podcast #30 – Apr 2019

The Dojo podcast reaches it’s thirtieth instalment! 95 minutes of fresh music with Hex at the controls as always; this month we’ve got rolling tech from the likes of Wreckless and Signal, a bumper halftime section with new material from Greazus, Blockdata and K2T, liquid from Basic Biology and Dan Guidance, and tons more besides! There are also unheard dubs from Spokesmen and Jayrola so keep your ears peeled for those…

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.

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DNB Dojo Podcast #29 – Mar 2019

Hex is back on the Dojo decks for the 29th Dojo podcast! Beats inside this month from Kabuki, Jubei, OaT, HLZ, Cnof, Syk2ne and many more, plus Hex’s bootleg of Altern8 – Frequency (give him a follow on Soundcloud if you’re keen for a free download of that…)

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.

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Premiere: K2T – The Sanctuary’s Kingdom

We’ve got a very special premiere from Detached Audio boss K2T today as he unveils the first Sampler EP from his forthcoming debut LP for the label! The Sanctuary’s Kingdom combines Karan’s love of old school tinged breakbeats with his talent for emotive melody and compositional depth, for a track that is mysterious and uplifting in equal measure. We can’t wait to hear the rest of the album…but in the meantime you can grab the Elder Spirit EP on Mar 29th.

All profits from the release will go to the charity Help Musicians UK which provides grants and support for musicians, including running the enormously important Music Minds Matter project to support musicians’ mental health. Great music for a great cause…get to know.

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Premiere: Kray – Daydream

Hong Kong producer Kray drops his debut EP for Mettasonic this month and we’re pleased to present the premiere of Daydream! This one treads a fantastic line with soaring melodies and high energy drums giving a hugely uplifting vibe without veering into unduly cheesy territory. A feel-good roller just in time for the spring; this one drops March 20th via Bandcamp.

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DNB Dojo Podcast #28 – Feb 2019

Rolling out of winter and into the beginning of spring, Hex returns with the monthly Dojo podcast featuring 90 minutes of only the freshest D&B. New cuts in the mix this month from Klute, Enei & Hyroglifics, Joanna Syze, Digital, Phonograph and many many more.

As always you can check out the podcast via Soundcloud below or head to iTunes to stream. You can also grab a download from Google Drive.

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Premiere: Henry – Restless

Soft liquid goodness on today’s exclusive as we showcase the lead track from Detached Audio’s brand new Delta 003 EP. Henry brings a deft melodic touch to the label, fusing those serene elements with jungle-infused breaks for a beautiful combination of rough and smooth. Look out for this one coming March 1st at all the usual digital outlets.

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DNB Dojo Podcast #27 – Jan 2019

Hex kicks off the 2019 podcast season with an hour of selections crossing the full spectrum of the D&B sound. Inside the ride this month there are fresh cuts from Klax & Enei, Transforma, Phentix, Dexta, MISO, Dyl, Frame and many more, plus a dubplate from Shen to close the show. Can’t argue with that eh?

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.

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Muffler – Composer [Muffler Music]

When it comes to legends of the D&B scene, there are fewer more unsung (or at least under-sung) than Muffler. Producing since the tender age of nine and releasing music for nearly twenty years, Muffler has notched up releases with Spearhead, Hospital, Moving Shadow, DSCI4 and dozens more, flying the flag for Finland with a wicked cross-section of tracks that span the spectrum from dark to light and hard to soft.

Just before Christmas he dropped his fifth album, launching new imprint Muffler Music into the bargain, and we’re extremely pleased to report that it’s full of the sort of high class, emotional music that has made Muffler a Dojo favourite ever since we heard his 2003 Sounds of the Future LP.

The first few tracks of the album are an absolute treat for anyone who likes a charged piano roller, with Heavy Heart and Composer both standing out as masterclasses in key-work. Zürich Jungle lives up to it’s name with a nod to the more break-focussed style of days gone by, while Dark Funk and Low Frequency show that Konsta still knows how to lay down dark club bangers with ease.

While it might not be pushing too many envelopes, Composer is a love letter to the classic D&B form, and one penned by a supremely talented producer at that. Check out the clips below and hit up your favourite outlet to grab a copy right now.

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