Stretch joins the DJ Mag Bunker team on the second episode of their new monthly podcast, talking all things AKO Beatz ahead of the next Bunker live stream party later this month.
As a stalwart of Reinforced Records and head of the AKO Beatz label, Stretch has been responsible for the release of some the most cutting-edge jungle/drum & bass of both the '90s and present day.
On the latest Bunker podcast, you can catch him discussing the past and future of the imprint, alongside fresh music from dBridge, Survival, Fracture and of course AKO Beatz.
Benton, co-founder of Swamp 81 sub-label BBS and South London breaksmith, joins the DJ Mag Bunker team on the first episode of our brand new podcast series.
Launching ahead of Bunker's BBS party at Work Bar in Angel, London next week (Wednesday 14th June), features an interview with, and tracks from, Benton, along with stars of previous Bunker live streams such as G.H.O.S.T, Sully and Hyroglifics, and more.
Moresounds returns to Om Unit’s ever-impeccable Cosmic Bridge label this month, for his first solo outing on the imprint since 2013's 'Breath Control' EP.
Comprised of four tracks, the 'Mutation Expert' EP has a definitively laid-back vibe, combining junglistic drumwork with Moresounds' signature dub stylings.
Overlook drops his debut album 'Smoke Signals' next month and we've got a early taster for you in spooky cut, 'Blue Rose'.
One of the drum & bass scene's most repected young talents, the Bournemouth producer has spent the past few years racking up releases on the likes of Samurai Music, Doc Scott’s 31 Recordings, Narratives Music, Rupture and Repertoire.
His signature brand of cinematic jungle offers both smokey ambience and bone-rattling breaks, and features heavily on his 13-track 'Smoke Signals' LP, alongside darker, dubby numbers and ominous ambient skits.
Sam Binga returns to the Astrophonica fold for the first time since 2014 next month, dropping percussive workout 'BFT' as part of the imprint's 'Gradients' compilation LP.
The UK producer joins a list of contributors that reads like a who's who of forward-thinking underground talent, including label boss, Fracture, Teklife's DJ Earl, junglists Om Unit, Moresounds and Sully, Exit honcho dBridge and more.
Itoa brings the hype for the latest edition of our Fresh Kicks series, celebrating the upcoming release of his 'Swinging Flavors #4' EP for Beat Machine Records.
A soundsystem fanatic, and purveyor of frenzied juke and hip-hop-inspired junglistic beats, the Londoner — otherwise known as Alex Godoy — has gained quite the underground rep over the past two years with offerings for Bad Taste Records and Roots & Future.
Tim Reaper returns to Repertoire this month with an earth-shattering junglistic cut, and we've only gone and nabbed the exclusive premiere — oh, you lucky things!
Repertoire is fast becoming one of the most essential labels in the modern jungle game, having dropped work from the likes of Overlook and Rupture founders Mantra and Double 0.
It's no surprise then that the imprint looks to London's Tim Reaper, an artist who's made established himself as a go-to for manic breakwork over the past few years with releases for Dublinquents, Ako Arcade, Skeleton Recordings and more.
Last month, RAM Records Andy C boss posted two words and a countdown clock, and left the world wondering ‘What next?’ for five long days. After speculation across the board from fans and media, his revelation was not one to disappoint. Andy C, aka The Executioner, will be the first quarter resident of London's XOYO nightclub, making his new home at the venue every Friday night during a 13-week run between January and March next year.
Mark Goodings of pioneering Metalheadz duo Hidden Agenda has died.
Together with his brother Jason, Goodings was part of the label's first wave of acts, releasing their first Hidden Agenda record in 1995.
Offering an uplifting, jazzy sound the pair — Mark,the producer, Jason, the DJ — were regulars on Metalheadz and Creative Source throughout the mid-to-late '90s, before Mark moved to Switzerland in 1998 to make broken beat as Max Fresh.
South East Asia is not exactly famous for being a haven for drum & bass, but Singapore's Kiat has been turning a lot of heads in that direction since opening shop in the late noughties.
Founder of the artist group Syndicate Collective, his catalogue includes work for Vampire Records, Alley Cat's Kokeshi imprint, local label Qilin Music and the might Dispatch Recordings.