Bradford's National Science and Media Museum has confirmed plans for two sound-focused exhibitions kicking off later this week, and one of them will include a look at drum & bass and jungle music.
Xilhu Ayebaitari will launch a new stream series this month, platforming Black & POC LGBTQ+ jungle and d&b artists.
Titled Queer Rave, the series is a community-based project which aims to celebrate queer, female and genderqueer Drum & Bass DJs. The first artists set to take part in the series will be announced on Friday 9th July.
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 Friday, DJ Mag teams up with Hybrid Minds for an exclusive one-hour live stream from our London headquarters.
To celebrate their new single featuring Grace Grundy the duo will play a special throwback set. Check out the single here.
Invicta Audio will celebrate its first birthday this month with the release of a new compilation.
Invicta was nominated in the Breakthrough Label category at DJ Mag’s Best of British Awards in 2020, and ‘1 Year Of Invicta’ was already named our comp of the month for May, with writer Ben Murphy praising its blending of elements of “liquid, ragga jungle, R&B, jump-up and techy production into something stripped- back and modern sounding”.
Happa has released the second instalment of his ‘Explorations In Music For Dancing’ EP series.
The London producer’s recently launched project “intends to break down, analyse and genetically modify dance music’s framework”, with each release focussing on a different genre. ‘Vol. 2’, which you can check out below, comprises three frenzied jungle mutations, and finds Happa ripping up and reassembling classic rave sonics into dizzying, futuristic shapes.
AZ Magazine has announced the first five recipients of its 2020 Creative Fund.
Five recipients have been chosen by AZ Mag, an award-nominated online community and platform for Queer Trans Intersex Black People & People of Colour (QTIBPOC), following a successful fundraiser in 2020. A further five recipients will be announced at a later date.
Dublin party Woozy has launched its label with seven cuts of dub-inspired bass weight and percussive heat, set for release on 4th September.
Drawing on the influence of labels like Deep Medi, Timedance and 3024, EMA and Sputnik One’s imprint creates an Irish outpost for contemporary club sounds that dance at the crossroads between dubstep, techno and jungle. Bristol artists Jurango and Yushh drink deep from the city’s bass well on two psychedelic drum workouts, while Brooklyn’s Kellen303 delivers impeccable, cavernous dubstep on ‘Pinehearse’.