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VIDEO PREMIERE: ANIMAL MUSIC 'WE STAY VACANT'

Debut single from this hot new London drum & bass band

DEF MIX NYC HEADS TO MINISTRY OF SOUND

David Morales to headline Sunday 3rd May

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PREMIERE: ADAM PORT 'I NEVER WEAR BLACK'

Out today on Keinemusik.

THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS RETURN WITH 'BORN IN THE ECHOES'

Out 17th July
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MATTHEW DEAR: ABLETON LIVE PRODUCTION MASTERCLASS – CNTRL 2015

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Blonde will be dropping some beats at Croatia Rocks 19th — 23rd July in Pag, but be

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TAKING STOCKHOLM

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Pop It Off - Prototypes - Viper Recordings

The third release from their forthcoming album sees the boys go in tuff with this party-hard dancefloor anthem. The basslines are dark and gnarled and the synths are ascending and hands-in-the-air worthy. The dub sirens and vocal from ‘Mad Hed City’ add a dancehall vibe.

Sasquatch Feet - Grand Daddy I.U. - Steady Flow Enterprises

Love the backing cooked up by Gwop Sullivan here — murky but crisp, rippling with congos that sound good enough to be touched by the hand of Master Henry Gibson. Tight and fat beat, two-note bassline, tons of space, tons of percussion — grand to hear Grand Daddy I.U back (anyone remember 'Smooth Assassin' from 1990? You should) and spitting with the nonchalant grace and stealth of a true legend. 'P.I.M.P: Paper Is My Priority' is the album that drops soon and if 'Sasquatch Feet' is anything to go by it should be worth checking out.

Blazin - Styles P feat Blazin - NA

Tasty licks, Hendrix-style funk, space-age wibbles, supremely funky board-work from Cookin Soul — pop it in your bag and let the shrimping commence. 

Rule Dancehall feat The Ragga Twins (Jay Robinson Remixes) - Rico Tubbs - Passenger Records

Welsh producer Jay Robinson drops a brooding slice of breakbeat electronica, a track that rises up from the depths with lilting pads and an elegant keyboard refrain while deep sub fills out the low-end frequencies. To be honest, the instrumental mix works better than the full vocal cut, the Ragga Twins' energetic toasting seeming strangely out of place over the gentle, mesmerising beats on offer.