FabricLive have just announced their full listings for the spring season 2015 covering March, April and May.
The events, which take place every Friday night, will play host to a vast spectrum of DJs including Jackmaster, who was recently voted best DJ at our 2014 Best Of British awards.
Once called Warehouse, Cologne's most famous techno club Bootshaus emerged a decade ago off the back of the Loonyland party, a bass/techno/electro rave run by two promoters, U Lee (Ulrich Rauschenberger) and Sascha Weber. The night — now an integral part of the club's programme and one of Germany's most important alternative dance nights — paved the way for Bootshaus' unique position within a buzzing underground club scene.
Twenty years ago, the jungle scene was in its infancy. The darker strain of hardcore pursued by artists like Goldie’s Rufige Kru, Andy C’s Origin Unknown and Doc Scott’s Nasty Habits and lots more — in contrast to the toytown rave of happy hardcore — was lifting the scene off into the phuture, and on the other hand there was also the ragga jungle sound characterised by the frenetic frenzy of Shy FX’s ‘Original Nuttah’ featuring UK Apache.
Drum & bass master Andy C has teamed up with Ubisoft to remix his own track 'Heartbeat Loud' exclusively for 'The Crew', an upcoming video game.
The track begins with ethereal chords and bright female vocals before slamming you with a heavy dose of Andy C's signature drum & bass.
This week we will be joined by none other than the pivitol Hospital Records, to celebrate Nu:Tone's fourth studio album 'Future History'. it's a family affair as he brings along all his 3 brothers to showcase their talent.
High Contrast, widely known for his hard-hitting yet cinematic brand of drum & bass, is set to play at Ministry Of Sound's Saturday Sessions on 29th November. He will be joined by Wrec MC and others as they bring their heavy beats to The Box at Ministry Of Sound.
Goldie, the legendary drum & bass DJ/producer, has been talking to DJ Mag about music piracy.
The Metalheadz man is an ambassador for AudioLock, one of the companies that works to tackle music piracy. Digital music piracy is big business, and can deprive an artist and label of around 25% of income through music sales.
Teije van Vliet’s alter ago, Lenzman, is having a hard time getting to the United States. The 36-year-old Dutch DJ/producer, who is releasing his debut album, Looking At The Stars, on Goldie’s pioneering 20-years-strong drum and bass label, Metalheadz, has yet to appear stateside in a professional capacity. His melodic and soulful version of d&b, however, has made an impact ahead of his appearance.
If drum and bass ever had a mainstream moment in America, Roni Size, British producer, DJ and leader of the Reprazent collective, was the movement’s dreadlocked herald.
RAM Records are set to launch a new compilation series entitled RAMlife, with label regulars Loadstar taking on the inaugural mix duties.
Following the massive success of Andy C's 'Nightlife' project, which saw its sixth edition last November, RAMlife allows the RAM family to join the party, showcasing the very best the label has to offer.