On Wednesday 9th March, the Viper Recordings crew will take over a secret London location for the Viper Recordings - Sound of Drum & Bass album launch party.
The event features 12 DJs and MCs who’ll be playing a back2back special, that will be broadcast live on DJ Mag TV.
Ostgut Ton has a lot to live up to. The Berlin-based label is the progeny of the infamous Berghain/Panorama Bar and it has an invisible bar to meet that’s set as high as the dark, steel-beamed ceilings that loom above the floors of its parent club.
“I don’t judge music by genre. I listen to techno, I listen to classical, I listen to everything. And I try to only listen to good music and push good music – doesn’t matter about the genre. There’s good and there’s bad. That’s it.” Gai Barone folds his hands and laughs softly at his decisive statement.
Everyone told BT it was impossible. Record labels and agents, promoters and peers said his vision for ‘Electronic Opus’, a unique mixture of live electronic and orchestral music that reimagines his life’s body of work, was not fiscally feasible. It could not be done.
So, BT turned to his fans.
Boom Jinx has created a crown jewel. It’s been nine years in the making and along the way, the enigmatic artist has managed to gather together his feelings, innate musical genius, talented collaborators and most importantly, the pieces of himself, assembling them into an audible experience that touches the heart.
Loco Dice is heading to Brooklyn. In Manhattan for the listening party for his latest LP, ‘Underground Sound Suicide’, we catch him in a moment of calm as he waits for a friend to scoop him up and drive him to its decidedly cooler, neighboring borough.
On a brisk spring San Franciscan afternoon, clouds move lazily across the sky with sunshine piercing through as notable techno talent Matrixxman, real name Charles M. Duff, sits in a park diving deep into discussion about his latest album and explaining his immense passion for futurism and the impending singularity.
On the cusp of his new collaborative mini album, ‘Strictly Raw’, Boys Noize has been revitalised by the album's concept of making tracks using only two synths and a drum machine, with his close friends and label mates.
DJ Mag has snagged the premiere of the title track from SpectraSoul’s new album, ‘The Mistress’, which is out today.
Featuring cushion-soft vocals from Dan Moss, ‘The Mistress’ is a delectable slice of liquid D&B that’ll satisfy even the most ardent bass aficionados, as Moss’ smooth vocals ride along a wave of balmy chords and rolling bass.