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DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Interviews, Music, Other Music - March 24, 2015 Seeing the World With Steppa Style

Sometimes the most desolate landscapes birth the most candescent creativity, even if the product seems to be the polar opposite of its environment. As a society, we visualize Russia as a frozen, stark and generally Plutonian wasteland. We hardly think of the former U.S.S.R. as a pivotal...

DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Interviews, Other Music - March 12, 2015 Hertz Donut Interview: Dangerously Glazed to Delicious Levels

  Hertz Donut’s profile has recently been raised by the news that they’ll be headliners at Awakening Festival 2015, and not to over-exaggerate, but it’s likely you’ll see the duo listed prominently in many festival guides this year. They didn’t miss a beat during our interview about...

Drum & Bass, Have You Heard This?, Music - March 2, 2015 HYHT: Nu:Tone – Future History

If I had to pick one album that I could listen to if I was an astronaut going on a spacewalk, this would be it. Nu:Tone Future History is a trippy combination of jungle massive and sounds from interstellar space – a symphony for junglists and space cadets alike. A new release of jungle music...

Downtempo, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Glitch, Music, Podcast - February 11, 2015 BASS Pod: Fat Pat Decade Dig 2004

A lot in happened in 2004, globally, musically and culturally. At the time, we didn’t realize how turbulent and trans-formative that year was. For example, Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook. Flip phones and blogging became the future. Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunctioned. Napoleon...

DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Interviews, Music - January 26, 2015 Lenzman Interview: Drum and Bass Counterculture

It turns out that Lenzman is an intellectual. I guess it shouldn’t be a surprise that someone so heavily influenced by soul, jazz, and blues actually has something to say, since the foundation of such genres was built on independent, free-thinkers. Those influential artists have integrated their...

Culture, DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Interviews, Music, Other Music, Tips - January 15, 2015 Best of 2014: Top 25 Drum and Bass Tracks Picked by the DnB Girls of Canada

The Top 25 DNB Tracks of 2014 – Top 5 Tracks Picked by 5 DnB Girls of Canada 2014 was definitely a really strong year for drum and bass. Maybe even the best in quite some time. All styles seemed to be bringing the heat on the regular -liquid, neuro, jump up, footwork jungle – mmmm...

Culture, DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Interviews, Music, Other Music, People - January 14, 2015 Best of 2014: Top 20 Bass Music Tracks Picked by Aufect Recordings

The Top 20 Bass Tracks of 2014 – Top 5 Bass Tracks Picked by 4 Aufect Recordings DJs It’s no secret that bass music has been through all kinds of changes in the last couple years. From dubstep, to brostep, to all types of west coast glitch hop, and back through the nether regions of...

Drum & Bass, Have You Heard This? - December 16, 2014 HYHT: In Absentia S/T EP featuring Shamik & DJ Grasp the Erro

To find proof that postmodern drum and bass exists check out In Absentia – the second EP resulting in a collaboration between Shamik, producer, MC and beat boxer, and producer and DJ Grasp the Erro. The two Canadian artists met in 2010 at the Victoria Electronic Music Festival and have been...

Drum & Bass, Interviews, Music, People, Promoters - December 1, 2014 Jungle Bells: Kenny Ken Returns to Calgary!

Calgary’s Come Correct crew has spent the better part of the last two years establishing themselves as one of Calgary’s leaders in all things reggae, ragga jungle and classic drum and bass. From England’s Solo Banton, to New York City’s Liondub, to Ireland’s Dirty...

Canada Festivals, Drum & Bass, Podcast - November 18, 2014 BASS Pod: Spiral Architects at FozzyFest 2014

Fozzy Fest was an amazing festival, it just seemed like all the pieces fell together perfectly. The location sat on the best sandy beach we’ve come across in Canada, the sound system was turned up to perfection and the crowd had that familiar feeling. All that was needed was an audio...

Culture, DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, International Festivals, Other, Other Music, Promoters - October 28, 2014 Exploring Sound System Culture With Mungo’s Hi Fi

Sound system culture has been part of reggae music for as long as rude boys and girls have been in the dance. Although this culture is part of mainstream life in the Carribean, it’s a pretty rare specimen of musical custom here in North America. It exists; people know about it, but it’s not...

Canada Festivals, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Podcast - August 25, 2014 The Village Sessions: Two Timer Live at Shambhala 2013

As a special treat for hitting 5000 fans, we felt it was right to have an encore to our 2013 Village Sessions by releasing two last sets! Our first ever released Village Session in 2012 was Two Timer who came out of the gate swinging with a heavy set of bass and DNB that shocked everyone on...