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’.
A new documentary exploring the history of d&b, titled Drum & Bass: The Movement, has gone online. You can watch it for free below.
Five years in the making, the documentary features some of the most important pioneers of the genre, including Goldie, Grooverider, Andy C, GQ, Digital, Spirit, Total Science and many more.
A press release for Drum & Bass: The Movement says the documentary captures a "specific and intense slice of drum & bass and jungle culture’s rapid acceleration from 1996 - 2016.
Glasgow’s Creep Woland will release his new EP, ‘Chamberlain’, via Astral Black on 8th May.
Eusebeia makes his Western Lore debut this month with the ‘Equal Rights + Justice’ EP.
Spanning four tracks of otherworldly d&b, full of frenzied rolling breaks and sci-fi atmospherics, the EP will drop this Friday 20th March. Limited edition Risograph prints, trading cards and stickers will also be made available with the 12” vinyl version of the EP when ordered directly through Western Lore.
‘Respect’ closes the EP out with a full-throttle jungle flourish. Check it out below.