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” […]

Chimpo is an absolute musical genius. Three jungle “relicks”, from Ella Mai, Rygin King, and Amira respectively, that are so fresh you’d think they were dropped in 1994. To be able to take three very disparate original tracks and craft resonating, classic jungle out of them is just such an impressive skill. It is a […]

The new Akuratyde is here! The new Akuratyde is here! The new Akuratyde is here! That’s right my favorite producer on Blu Mar Ten Music, LA’s own Akuratyde, has just dropped his first full length album and it’s everything I thought it would be…melodic, emotional, uplifting. I can’t heap enough praise onto Akuratyde for his […]

The use of Rose Royce’s 1977 “Wishing On A Star” in drum and bass is not a new concept. It’s all about the execution of said sample which is why Dope Ammo’s EP of the same name is my Tune of the Day (TOTD). Excellent synth stabs, heady bassline, and an excellent mix of the […]

Welsh drum & bass wunderkind, BMotion has a brand new remix of Moby’s A Simple Love on Viper Recordings dropping TODAY and he was kind enough to take a minute out of a very busy week to answer our Five Quick Questions. 1. How did the remix for Moby’s “A Simple Love” come about? My […]

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 […]

Several months ago I wrote about DJ A-Sides’ 25th anniversary album series, Quart. The project plan was to release five separate EPs each encompassing a different style of drum & bass. Four of the five releases are available now and if you didn’t listen to me the last time I wrote about Quart then you […]