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From its beginnings in Yorkshire clubs to becoming a nationwide dance music phenomenon and chart success, the bassline sound has survived and thrived, despite the efforts of the police and club licensing authorities. Matt Anniss charts its rise, fall, resurgence and influence on a new generation of DJs, producers and ravers

A quarter of a century ago, a record slipped out on Rumour Records that would change the course of UK dance music history. Created by...

Technique Records boys celebrate 15 years with an exclusive mix...

It's been fifteen years since the start o the drum & bass label run by Drumsound & Bassline Smith. They're celebrating by releasing an LP...

Watch classic UK rave video

Legendary label Vinyl Solution are celebrating their 25th anniversary by making their entire back catalogue available digitally for the first time.

The evolution of bassline in 10 records

From its '90s beginnings in Yorkshire clubs to becoming a nationwide dance music phenomenon and chart success, the bassline sound has survived and thrived against the odds. Here, to accompany his DJ Mag feature documenting the genre's history, Matt Annis charts the sonic evolution of the sound from its origins to today

In a new feature for DJ Mag, writer Matt Annis documents the history of bassline. From its origins in Yorkshire clubs in the late...

In association with Point Blank

After a hugely successful series of live streams in association with GlobalGathering that saw the likes of MK, Etherwood, Matrix & Futurebound, Yousef & Ben...

Does Spectrasonics’ new bass softsynth plug-in Trilian deliver?

Spectrasonics are back with a vengeance with Trilian, the very long-awaited follow-up to their Trilogy Bass Softsynth. Back in the day, nearly every producer who...

The Diynamic duo reveal their fave bargain studio tool...

German producers Adana Twins have consistently been playing, releasing and remixing some of dance music’s biggest clubs, labels and artists since 2012. Ahead of their...

 

T2 was only 18 when he dropped ‘Heartbroken’: a sweet, infectious bassline tune that rocketed to No. 2 in the charts in 2007. Owing...

In early 2007, far away from the gaze of the London-based music media, a song by a cult local producer began to spread like wildfire...

Essential listening from the grime and garage heavyweights!

The Craig David comeback is officially here, and he keeps bringing the fire. The UK garage don (check out our recent quickfire Q&A with him...

Learn how to re-create dance music’s most iconic sounds in our new mini series...

Mr Fingers’ ‘Can You Feel It’ is undoubtedly a dance music classic, with its iconic bassline leading the way for house music’s domination. In our...

The CruCast collective has injected new life into bassline, playing massive venues, touring the world, and spreading positivity. As the major players tell DJ Mag...

Six PM Saturday: a cold winter night in Rotherhithe. Londoners mooch around their south-of-the-river suburb, families settle down for a cosy night in front of...

How to Make an Acid Bassline with the TB-303

In this video, Point Blank’s Course Content Developer Risa T takes a closer look at the software version of the iconic TB-303 bassline synth from...

FREE PLUGINS, SOUNDS AND ONLINE COURSES

For the latest track breakdown video from Point Blank, they welcomed DJ Q, who along with the likes of T2 and Paleface, was the face of...

'Fuck It Up' will be released next month

A SOPHIE-produced EP by Basside will be released next month.

Miami bass duo Que Linda and Caro Loka, AKA Basside, will drop their new EP 'Fuck It Up'...

55: A1 Bassline

Raised in Croydon alongside the likes of Joy Orbison, A1 Bassline’s earliest productions showed the garage influence of his teenage years. But after releases...