Leon Chue, master cutting engineer at London’s Music House, has died.
The legendary figure in UK music production, who specialised in drum & bass and jungle dubplates, passed away in his mid-'40s.
The son of roots reggae producer Paul Chue, and brother of UK garage legend Wookie, Chue worked at London's Music House mastering studio for over 20 years, after joining the family business back in 1995.
Johney will release his new EP, ‘The Bees’, via Strajnah’s Deviant Audio on 10th November.
The Brno-based Slovakian DJ, producer and member of the Soul Ex Machina collective covers some varied stylistic ground on the EP, spanning jungle, half-time and dubstep with a common thread of low, growling bass coursing through its four tracks.
Below, you can hear the EP’s closer ‘Stutter Dub’, a searing jungle cut full of frantic breaks, roaring subs and a rib-rattling breakdown.
Elusive producer San will release his new EP, ‘Subject9’, via Rua Sound on 13th November.
With four cuts of spectral, high-definition jungle, it’s a typically fierce turn from the label, and a more than appropriate soundtrack against the encroaching winter darkness. Mutated breaks and ominous atmospheres are the order of the day here, with frosty keys giving the EP a late-night, heads-down edge.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ John Frusciante is releasing a new album inspired by breakbeat, hardcore and jungle.
Titled ‘Maya’, the album will be released on 23rd October on Venetian Snares' Timesig label. It’s not the guitarist’s first foray into electronic music, having released experimental and acid techno EPs under the Trickfinger alias over the years. Earlier this year, he released a new EP under the alias titled 'Look Down, See Us'.
A 24-hour online jungle and drum & bass rave is happening this weekend to raise money for the NHS.
British d&b act The Prototypes will play a 24-hour set starting this Friday 17th April at 7pm. The set will be live streamed in full on their Facebook page by D&BTV as the launch for their new ‘D&BTV:Locked In’ streaming series.