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DnB Fix 035 – Phibes - Diva

DnB Fix 035 – Phibes - Diva
Feature

Another week in Drum & Bass has come and gone, but the spotlight is very much stuck on Phibes, with this week’s fix dedicated to the brothers' Third Dimension EP on the Born on Road imprint.It...
Published: Thursday, 5th November 2020
Author: Blaintings
Reach magic number 303 with Mat Satin!

Reach magic number 303 with Mat Satin!
Mix Series

If ‘303’ resonates with you, then we probably don’t need to reveal the story behind this number..
But we will. 

The Roland TB-303 bass line was released in the early 80’s...
Published: Wednesday, 4th November 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Safejas - Kan (WOE003)

Safejas - Kan (WOE003)
Premiere

A mind trip through light and darkness from Berlin-based Safejas!From Safejas' Silk EP on Wave of Endorphins.Out 09.11.2020 on digital - Pre-order: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/safejas/silkhttps:...
Published: Wednesday, 4th November 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Editors' Pick: LL019 - Lapis - Possy

Editors' Pick: LL019 - Lapis - Possy
feature

This week for Editors' Pick, microminimal records founding resident - Meaney selects Lapis’ collaboration with the infamous Dr. Pudding. The original track is an etherial melange of warming synths...
Published: Tuesday, 3rd November 2020
Author: Richard Meaney
Soer's Sunday Jams: Nilüfer Yanya - Crash

Soer's Sunday Jams: Nilüfer Yanya - Crash
Feature

[This is transcribed from audio notes I recorded whilst listening to Crash for the first time, walking alongside a river at 7pm on a Friday. It's still a Sunday Jam though. Also I'm covering for...
Published: Sunday, 1st November 2020
Author: Will Soer
Devv - Hypercolour

Devv - Hypercolour
Premiere

Today marks the release of the outstanding debut album by Toronto-based DJ and producer - Devv - titled Hypercolour. A resident of Toronto’s All Blak Records - Devv and I became friends after...
Published: Friday, 30th October 2020
Author: Richard Meaney
Gruth - Somnum Exterreri I (feat. Db55) (UUU24)

Gruth - Somnum Exterreri I (feat. Db55) (UUU24)
Premiere

Somnum Exterreri I is an unadulterated, twenty minutes descent into dark, dreamlike territories. No haste here, as time doesn't count anymore.From Gruth's Somnum Exterreri LP on Urubu Tapes.Out...
Published: Friday, 30th October 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Luke Leadbelly & CBM24 - XLV2 (P.S. 4080)

Luke Leadbelly & CBM24 - XLV2 (P.S. 4080)
Premiere

We have a mysterious and corrupted tune for you with today’s premiere.The next few months are going to be full of Charlie Boy Manson’s story-telling. His, and Loose Lips’, first vinyl...
Published: Wednesday, 28th October 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Calum Gunn - Wall of Full-Stacks (OOH-022)

Calum Gunn - Wall of Full-Stacks (OOH-022)
Premiere

Imagine getting sucked inside a CRT monitor with a Megadrive hooked-up but, instead of a video game, a vivid flow of consciousness streams inside it. Well then, you're almost there.From Calum Gunn39...
Published: Tuesday, 27th October 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Nana’s Sunday Jams: Heartbeat - Nneka

Nana’s Sunday Jams: Heartbeat - Nneka
Feature

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist.Yes Yes Sunday Jammers. How are you? Hope you are managing to stay upright in this permanent state of upside...
Published: Sunday, 25th October 2020
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
Khalil Anthony is a self

Khalil Anthony is a self
Interview

Khalil Anthony is self-identified polymath and multi-disciplinary artist. I’ve been searching for another way to describe Khalil since (tele-)meeting him, as these words seem to haunt his name on...
Published: Thursday, 22nd October 2020
Author: Mina Eyre
DnB Fix 034 – Spectrasoul: End Of An Era

DnB Fix 034 – Spectrasoul: End Of An Era
Feature

14 years after Jack Stevens and David Kennett joined forces to create a plethora of the most iconic Drum & Bass tracks in existence, they have finally called it a day.Spectrasoul, the duo behind masterpieces...
Published: Thursday, 22nd October 2020
Author: Footsoldier
PATA - Vamos VIP (Skoop)

PATA - Vamos VIP (Skoop)
Premiere

Oldskool Dubstep tastefully revisited through the lens of this young talented producer. Offering on this VIP a slower paced take. 
Raw and effective!From PATA's Vamos single on Skoop.Out 28.11.2020...
Published: Wednesday, 21st October 2020
Author: Loose Lips
El James - Iron Gauntlets (INTERVENTION)

El James - Iron Gauntlets (INTERVENTION)
Premiere

A sonically satisfying piece by El James, driven by breakbeats interacting with short vocal chops under a bright, sparkly percussive melody and blissful pads.From INTERVENTION x V/A 001 on INTERVENTION.Out...
Published: Tuesday, 20th October 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Picks: Medallion Man's Mad Murky Melters

Picks: Medallion Man's Mad Murky Melters
Feature

STEPPING UP we have a transmission live from the very centre of the Loose Lips universe; Medallion Man AKA Frederick Sugden AKA Loose Lips Bossman AKA the breakbeat dungeon master AKA Mr Big Love AKA 39...
Published: Monday, 19th October 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Nana’s Sunday Jams: LDN’S Burning - Theon Cross

Nana’s Sunday Jams: LDN’S Burning - Theon Cross
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Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist.Yes Yes Sunday Jammers. How are you feeling? Good I hope and not too discombobulated. I felt the same up until...
Published: Sunday, 18th October 2020
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
Euphoric Apocalyptica

Euphoric Apocalyptica
Deep Cuts

Well to the tenth edition of Deep Cuts! Our last edition was August's Dead Inside But It's Ok, and after that I took a break for a month to focus on our first Deep Cuts event (it was great). This...
Published: Saturday, 17th October 2020
Author: Loose Lips
cCmndhr - Onnes (bc058)

cCmndhr - Onnes (bc058)
Premiere

Majestic escapism into icey, aerial landscapes courtesy of Glaswegian duo cCmndhr.From cCmndhr's sBtrfge EP on Bricolage.Out 23.10.2020 on digital - Pre-order: https://bricolageglasgow.bandcamp.com...
Published: Friday, 16th October 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Editors' Pick: PICKS - soul-funk-psych-rock Daytrip

Editors' Pick: PICKS - soul-funk-psych-rock Daytrip
Feature

To be perfectly topical, this is (part of) my lockdown soundtrack of the spring and summer. Lots of people have their quarantine playlists, but mine is specifically sun-focused. I can’t quite combine...
Published: Wednesday, 14th October 2020
Author: Minna Eyre
PICKS: Third Son's Teenagelectronic Crossover

PICKS: Third Son's Teenagelectronic Crossover
Feature

Welcome again to the collosseum of bangers!!! Are you hungry for beats?!?!?!?! Do you want them to pour down your throat and simultaneously up your backside until your innermost being consists of BassWell...
Published: Monday, 12th October 2020
Author: Will Soer
Hank (DE) - Coastal Bonds (Luna)

Hank (DE) - Coastal Bonds (Luna)
Premiere

Starting with an arp line slightly reminiscent of The Orb's Little Fluffy Clouds, Coastal Bonds takes you in the same direction, carefully propelling you, eyes closed, above clouds..From SAVETHE...
Published: Friday, 9th October 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Dnb Fix 033: Wetman - Ride Snoop

Dnb Fix 033: Wetman - Ride Snoop
Feature

This week's DnB fix comes all the way from the other side of the pond, courtesy of Wetman, featuring on the Seattle based, Vivid Recordings. This latest release, The Wettening EP, is a five track journey...
Published: Thursday, 8th October 2020
Author: Morgan Johnston
EQ Why - Juke Pack Vol 1

EQ Why - Juke Pack Vol 1
Review

Juke Pack Vol.1 by EQ WhyThe footwork formula is a confounding one. Stock 808 drum kit sounds, vocal chops and sample loops are a lean recipe, yet fresh takes from the limited ingredients turn up every...
Published: Thursday, 8th October 2020
Author: Jack Woodward
Barom - Inim (OSD004)

Barom - Inim (OSD004)
Premiere

A positive Grime-infused piece oscillating between waves of euphoria and cosy, gentle percussive melodies.From Barom's don't leave, never arrive please on Off-Switch Audio.Out now on digital...
Published: Wednesday, 7th October 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Church Andrews & Matt Davies - Bronko (HEALTH-06D)

Church Andrews & Matt Davies - Bronko (HEALTH-06D)
Premiere

Simple in its form, Bronko is a substantially intricate marvel resulting from the interaction of acoustic and digital mediums, giving not only this piece, but the whole release a refined and emotionally-driven...
Published: Tuesday, 6th October 2020
Author: Loose LIps