Author Colin Steven

DEFCE Guest Mix

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Drawing upon the aural headspace of psychonauts like Aphex Twin, Burial, and Shackleton, the duo known as DEFCE deliver a monumental debut album/manifesto in the form of ‘Surface Tension’ for Ohm Resistance. Centered on a unique blend of techno, drum & bass, and industrial speedcore that the duo call “drumcore,” we chat about the philosphical underpinnings of their approach to music, genre, and death itself before jumping into a mindmelting guest mix that charts a course from Trace, Krust, Dom & Roland, and Commix before hurtling headlong into the likes of Machine Code, Noisia, Current Value, Dean Rodell, and Evol…

Salaryman Free Tune

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Quickly moving from strength the strength over the past two years with releases on high-profile imprints like Ram, Infrared, and Spearhead, Salaryman reflects on his journey thus far before dropping a free tune on us and looking ahead to his highly anticipated “Ragga Bugging” EP due soon on Wickaman’s The Bughouse imprint. Introduce yourself to our readers, where you’re hailing from in the world, the meaning behind your production name, and give us a sense of how important the French dnb scene has been to your own development as an artist and how it’s doing these days. I’m Salaryman, hailing…

Top Free Tracks Week 50 2014

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Black Rob – WOAH! (Ivy Lab’s 2020 Bootleg) Ivy Lab’s genre-bending free club night 20/20 returns on 11 December at The Silver Bullet in Finsbury Park and, as usual, there’s a bootleg from their lab to promote the event. Get your hands on it by liking the Ivy Lab Facebook page. https://soundcloud.com/ivylab/black-rob-whoa-ivy-labs-2020-bootleg Hybrid Minds – Conrad Bootleg It’s Hybrid Minds and it’s free – what more do I need to say?! Get it in the Hybrid Minds download store. https://soundcloud.com/hybridminds/conrad-hybrid-minds-bootleg Facing Jinx – Don’t Be Afraid To Bare Your Soul The Peer Pressure label has reached 1000 likes on their…

Top Mixes Week 50 2014

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DJ Marky Podcast #57 Brazilian turntable maestro Marky drops the latest selection in his monthly podcast series. https://soundcloud.com/dj-marky/dj-marky-podcast-57-3rd-dec-2014 Optical – Techno Mix (2010) “A techno/tech house set I played at a mate’s night in London,” says Optical, “something different but was fun as I have always liked all things tech my whole life. I began my life in music as DJ at free raves and festivals when everything was techno/house based and I still enjoy hearing what gets made these days. https://soundcloud.com/deejayoptical/optical-techno-mix-2010 DLR – 20 Years Of Metalheadz at Vollkontakt DLR with a 20 minute to celebrate the recent 20…

Week 49: Essential Releases [December 2014]

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After technical difficulties took us offline for a few days we are back at it with our Essential Releases for Week 49. ANNIX – DIGITAL EP [PLAYAZ] Hype and Pascal’s golden boys turn up the heat on this massive five-track banger that feels like the soundtrack to some futuristic horror film where murderous robots have come undone. From the filthy title track on through to the wobbling beast known as “M33” and the dizzying Alice in Wonderland-inspired “Have a Party,” there’s no doubt that this is a release specifically designed to have the kids pounding the walls begging for more…

Neuropol Guest Mix

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Championed by the likes of Coleco, Om Unit, and Technimatic, the mysterious figure known as Neuropol peels back the layers on his eclectic creative process before hitting us with a hypnotic and awe-inspiring guest mix that plumbs the depths of his Bristol-influenced sound. Introduce yourself to our readers, where you’re hailing from in the world, and how you describe your music to those who don’t know… I was born in Bristol, lived in and around the city most of my life, currently residing on the outskirts, away from the increasing hipster infestation we’re having. No idea how to describe my…

Sub Killaz Free Tune

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With their latest single “Hog Bass” on Short Circuit Records sitting atop the charts, the San Diego-based duo known as Sub Killaz check in with Kmag to hit us with a monster of a tune as a way of showcasing their fresh jump-up flavour. Big things in store for these heads in the new year no doubt so look out! Introduce yourselves and where you’re hailing from in the world. Sean: I’m Sean, he’s Brian. We’re from San Diego, California and we make drum & bass under the name Sub Killaz. Give us a brief history of how you two came…

Top Free Tracks Week 49 2014

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Cookie Monsta – Mosh Pit VIP Even though he’s from the UK, Cookie Monsta celebrated Thanksgiving last week by giving away this VIP of Mosh Pit. https://soundcloud.com/cookiemonstatc/cookie-monsta-mosh-pit-vip Lorde – Royals (Hidden Room’s Drum & Bass Edit) Moving Fusion’s Sparfunk has teamed up with Danny Wheeler to form Hidden Room. “Our aim is to make dance floor smashers as opposed to the more soulful stuff I’ve been doing in recent times,” says Danny. Their first outing is a bootleg of Lorde’s Royals but they’re currently working on a series of EPs so look out. https://soundcloud.com/hiddenroomhq/lorde-royals-hidden-rooms-drum-bass-edit LTJ Bukem – Atlantis (Nixon Tribute)…

Top Mixes Week 49 2014

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UKF Music Podcast #60 – Mefjus Mefjus has just released one of 2014’s biggest drum & bass albums, Emulation, on Critical Music so what better way to promote it than with a 60 minute mix for UKF? https://soundcloud.com/ukf/ukf-music-podcast-60-mefjus Enter The Grid Promo Mix 001 Enter The Grid is a series of neurofunk events from Neurofunkgrid and Kosen Production from Toulouse, France. Their first promo mix is by The Clamps and it’s a belter. https://soundcloud.com/the-clamps/enter-the-grid-promo-mix-001 Friday Feature Mixtape Vol.43 Tim Reaper (117 RECORDS) The Deep End Collective is a blog about the latest, deepest, darkest bass music Perth, Australia has to…

Anile Interview

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A steadily growing Med School Music roster has now added Anile to its ranks. The Losing My Mind EP is his first solo release on the label since the signing was announced in May earlier this year, and we got in touch to talk his experiences with Med School, and we learnt a little about the next big project he’s working on – an album. It doesn’t end there though, because he’s also recorded the guest mix for our latest podcast, which you can listen to below. When did the prospect of an exclusive signing to Med School arise, and…

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