You don't usually associate fishing with drum & bass. It’s a little too rural and rustic for what historically has been one of the most cutting-edge genres in dance music, one that’s deeply rooted in urban culture. The rising star of Hospital Records, Unglued, would disagree with you however, as it was on childhood fishing trips with his uncle Stoppy (technically his second cousin), that he was introduced to the diverse world of early jungle.
MADE Festival, scheduled for Saturday 29th July 2017 at Birmingham’s Digbeth Triangle, has announced its phase two line-up consisting of High Contrast (live), Shadow Child and Charlie Sloth, along with many others.
Joining the aforementioned names are DJ Target, LEVELZ, Friction, Hype b2b Hazard and more. Last month Chase & Status, Giggs, Gorgon City, Sub Focus, My Nu Leng and Chris Lorenzo were announced as headliners.
Lincoln Barrett really loves movies. Invited into his spacious house in the town of Penarth, minutes from central Cardiff, it’s impossible not to notice the plethora of film memorabilia in every room. 1960s Italian film posters hang on his walls; the area below his home studio is a screening room with a video projector; and we notice that the gift of an obscure ’70s thriller DVD is waiting for him on his doormat outside.
Drum & bass don High Contrast is set to play his debut live show at Together Halloween on Friday 28th October at O2 Academy Brixton.
Currently starring on the cover of DJ Mag (subscribe here or pick up a copy at any good highstreet retailer), the Welshman is joined by chart-topping d&b duo Sigma, legendary Aussie's Pendulum, and a host of other top talent, including Sub Focus, Camo & Krooked, Dimension and 1991.
High Contrast, widely known for his hard-hitting yet cinematic brand of drum & bass, is set to play at Ministry Of Sound's Saturday Sessions on 29th November. He will be joined by Wrec MC and others as they bring their heavy beats to The Box at Ministry Of Sound.