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Essential DNB: September (Part 1)

It’s that time again, the best of what I have received since last Month. With Noisia & the Upbeats, The Voss & NC-17, Current Value & Prolix ( a lot of collabs!!!!) BassBrothers, Kritix and more… 2,090 more words


Artist profile: Insideinfo

After his stunning release on Virus with Mefjus and the Upbeats, I spoke with Insideinfo about his plans…which include an album forthcoming and maybe something else a bit special! 781 more words


Caribou - 'Back Home' (The Upbeats Bootleg feat. Voices)

Caribou gets a nice rework here courtesy of The Upbeats. When left to their own devices, Wellington’s finest duo tend to land on the darker, dirtier, end of the spectrum – but the music they’ve released under the… 266 more words


Outlook 2015 Lineup - 1st Announcement!

Those with their fingers on the pulse will already be aware of this, but for anyone who missed it the first lineup announcement for Outlook 2015 is out! 80 more words

Drum & Bass

SSXUB: On Mudita and Colla-bro-ation

Mudita: the Buddhist concept of joy; especially sympathetic or vicarious joy, the pleasure that comes from delighting in other people’s well-being.

I’m not a basshead. Most of my exposure to bass music comes via friends who make it, people who I delight in seeing happy and productive and able to make a living off their art and creativity. 225 more words



Lorin Ashdon, better known by his alias Bassnectar has been a figurehead of the dubstep genre and electronic music as a whole since his first album was released way back in the dark ages of 2001. 813 more words