Sometimes a producer nails the sound of the past in a single tune and Detboi did that, in spades, with Secret Venom. It perfectly captures *that* Metalheadz sound so perfectly that it could be dropped into the Platinum Breakz compilation from 1996 and it wouldn’t be out of place. I love that sound and this […]

I’m not sure why Brazil, Brazilian music, and bossanova sounds always remind us of summer, but they do and I ain’t complaining. The DJ’s DJ, Bailey, drops a hearty 76 minute mix that’s chock full of the aforementioned sounds.

Summer’s finally here, y’all! Time to bust out the swimsuit, hit the pool, & dive into another edition of Viper Recordings’ ‘Drum & Bass Summer Slammers’! Though the 8th installment of this annual compilation is chock-full of selections sure to please fans craving Viper’s signature style of in-your-face, bass heavy anthems, I tend to gravitate […]

Thanks to The Liberator for turning me onto this tune today. ABRA is an Atlanta-based R&B artist, but whomever is producing her stuff is really in-tuned to that UK Garage shuffle. One of the more subtle aspects of this tune is the sub-bass…it took me a couple of listens before I really caught it. This […]

So, I’ve got a confession to make, y’all. I may or may not have just spent the last hour gettin’ sweaty dancing/cleaning about the house to this mix. Ok… FINE! I actually got very little cleaning done & mostly just spent the last 60 minutes reliving my UKG glory days singing into various kitchen utensils […]

Fresh off Intergalactic Smugglers Volume 2, a brand-spankin’-new & free-to-download monthly series focused on spotlighting house music record label Shanghaied’s newcomers; Jerome Withers’ – Growvie, embraces all elements needed for a proper summertime banger in my book. From the catchy opening vocals & funk-tinged breaks to the African drums pulsing throughout, this deep house tune takes on a […]