Mala is set to reissue his back catalogue digitally for the first time.
The dubstep pioneer will re-release his full solo and collaborative catalogue over the coming months, starting with a digital remaster of his landmark 2006 cut, ‘Anti War Dub’, which you can hear below.
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DJ Mag's weekly residency for January on Radio 1 Dance Presents came to a close this weekend, with an hour-long mix from Deep Medi Musik founder and DJ Mag's February cover star, Mala.
As part of Radio 1's recently launched Dance Presents show, DJ Mag celebrated six of our favourite UK DJs over five weekends, from breakthrough stars to indisputable icons, all of whom continue to push the nation's vibrant and diverse club scene forward, even while dancefloors are off limits.
Kode9 has shared rare footage from BBC 1 Dubstep Warz in 2006.
Earlier this month, Mary Anne Hobbs marked the 15th anniversary of her seminal BBC Radio 1 Dubstep Warz broadcast with a special show on BBC 6 Music, Dubstep Warz at 15.
Now, Hyperdub's Kode9 has shared archive video footage from the recording of the show, featuring Hobbs herself, Deep Medi Muzik boss Mala, late poet and MC, The Spaceape, Benga and The Bug. There's also appearences from Skream, Loefah, Sgt. Pokes, Hatcha, and Crazy D.
SOPHIE, Mala and British Murder Boys are among the first names announced to play RE—TEXTURED 2020.
Exploring the relationship between modern and industrial architecture, experimental music and visual arts in London, the festival's second annual outing will return across venues including BFI, Tobacco Dock, Southbank Centre, Oval Space, E1 London and Village Underground between 2nd-5th April.
Mala has relaunched his label I&I Music, with the first new material taking the form of 'Word & Sound'— reference to the Rastafari concept of "word-sound-power" and music's ability to change the world for the better.
A collaborative EP, the work sees the Deep Medi Musik boss join forces with Natty and Benjamin Zephaniah, with the combined efforts producing a track that is about promoting "positivity and connection".
Arcadia hits the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on May bank holiday weekend (Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May) weekend, as the world's most-celebrated pyrotechnic party mark 10 years of high-voltage, fire-breathing action.
Interval 100, Romania’s 100-hour non-stop festival, has announced the first wave of artists for its second event, which runs from Tuesday 29th November to Sunday 4th December.
Juan Atkins, Moritz von Oswald, Octave One, Mood II Swing, Mala, Coki, Pinch, Mumdance, Matrixxman, Pearson Sound, Cosmin TRG, DJ Deep and many more are all set to spin through the marathon event.
Interval 100 will take place in Cluj-Napoca in Romania and, as would be expected, a solid representation of minimal is also present, with Vera, Alexandra, Kozo and Dan Andrei also set to perform.
Kode9’s seminal Hyperdub label celebrates 10 years of eclectic urban electronica this year, with no less than four compilation albums and a world tour.
Released on May 19th, the first compilation in the series, ‘Hyperdub 10.1’, will be split into two discs, representing the label's sound past and present.