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Bru-C in a beige coat, wearing a black hat against a grey wall

Having made his name as a key figure in the bassline and drum & bass collective CruCast, Bru-C is now pushing himself further with a signing to the UK wing of iconic hip-hop label Def Jam. He talks to DJ Mag about the importance of keeping it real

Realness: the rarest commodity in these filtered and manipulated times. Forever sought after, impossible to synthesise; realness can’t be controlled or counted or rated by...

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...

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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...

After first breaking through over a decade ago with bassline hit ‘Manny Man’, Manchester MC Murkz has returned revitalised with a new sound. Ahead of a...

Although Manchester has a long, proud history in music, growing up in the North West as an aspiring MC is not without its barriers. The...

 

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...

DJ Mag have teamed up with TS7 to bring you an evening of UKG and bassline

Every week, we invite some of the world’s best DJs to live stream exclusive DJ sets on our Facebook, Youtube and Twitch channels.

This Wednesday...

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...

Randall, DJ Die and Problem Central will also play final date of bass brand's Autumn UK tour

Skepsis, Darkzy and Bru-C are amongst the names representing UK bass giants CruCast on the final leg of their UK tour, taking over Printworks London...

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...

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...

Exclusive first listen of this brilliant groove from the LPZ gang

LPZ is the combination of Cosmo Lopez, P Lopez, and Lion. This remix of Cosmo Lopez' first solo effort is by the other two thirds...

Bassline legend’s fascination with Todd Edwards leads to new series of club tracks and remixes under the alias ‘Classified’

With support in the bag from DJ EZ, Cameo, Toddla T and the 2 Bears, and a new single out today on Unknown To The...