In what could, possibly,  be the biggest story in drum & bass circles is the apparent return of Kemal. If you’re relatively new to D&B, then you might not be aware of how big this is for the scene. Kemal and his production partner, Rob Data, aka Konflict, smashed every dance in the late 90s […]

The long running partnership of Houston, Tx’s own dynamic dnb duo of Arqer and Realtime have always been synonymous with quality tracks with their own unique flavor. Many do not know they are both percussion educators when not working on production and have released their debut album, “Crossroads” on Patrol the Skies Music this year […]

I don’t listen to drum & bass or house music 24 hours a day. Sometimes I like to indulge in a little depressing singer/songwriter fare. This one tugs on the ol’ heartstrings extra hard for the days I have a sad. If you need to feel absolutely terrible about the state of the world, but […]

It’s been awhile since I felt strongly enough about a release to do a lil Beats and Pieces work, but for this release on Viper I’m willing to dust off my keyboard and thesaurus.  Rituals/Beyond, by relative Viper new-comer Millbrook (along with Odure & Disprove on Beyond) has tickled my ear holes. The first “A” […]

We love all things Calibre at SB HQ (which isn’t really an HQ, it’s just my office) and this mix by the indomitable DJ Flight tickles all our Calibre feels. DJ Flight – Calibre Tracklist: Uncut – Chinese Silk (Calibre Remix) Calibre – Vice Version – Hustle Calibre – Light Years Calibre – Breathe Calibre […]

One of the blessings of this blog is that I’m inundated with new music on a weekly basis. Some of it is fantastic and some of it just okay, but I know that, whatever I think of it, someone else put in a lot of time and effort making it. Ultimately I am very thankful […]

There’s a small atmospheric drum and bass community on Reddit (/r/AtmosphericDnB) that I follow and one of the users put together this wonderful little collaborative playlist that he’s titled Intelligent DnB. There’s a ton of golden era atmospheric inside and outside the realm of GLR/LGR’s back catalog and it clocks in at more than 48 […]

Earlier this week, DJ Barely Legal posted her recent mix from BBC Radio1’s Diplo & Friends show. It’s a fucking banger and you need to listen to the whole thing as she seamlessly blends a lot of high quality bass genres. Just click the link below to be taken to the BBC page for a […]