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Monday, July 30, 2012

Fields - Showcase Mix - KMag July '12



READ THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE.

Track list:

Villem & Fields - Discordia [Med School]
Mute & Mako - Essential Forms (Klute Rmx) [Mars Recordings]
Fields - City Soul [Dub]
Villem & Fields - Azura [Med School]
Fields - Elemental [Utopia Music] Fields, Mako & Villem - Untitled [Dub]
Villem, Mako & Fields - Ascent [Med School]
Fields - BTC [Utopia Music]
Fields - Vulka [Dub]
Fields - Mr Mangle [Dub]
Mute & Mako - Rorschach VIP [Ingredients]
Fields - On Your Own [Dub]
Fields, Hydro, Mako & Villem - Dissolve [Symmetry Recordings]

Sunday, July 29, 2012

XLR8R Podcast 257: Jon Convex



Whether it's fair or not, Jon Convex is probably best known as "the other guy from Instra:mental." To be certain, his former production partner Boddika has snagged a lot of headlines over the past year or so, but Convex hasn't exactly been a slouch. Building upon the stripped-down, electro-flavored rhythms that powered the final Instra:mental album, Resolution 653, Convex has been releasing a stready stream of bass-loaded, robotic funk workouts on labels such as [NakedLunch] and 3024. Next week, he'll be releasing his debut solo LP, Idoru, on his own Convex Industries imprint, so we've invited him to put together an exclusive mix for the XLR8R podcast series to help commemorate the occasion. Interestingly enough, the hour-long session largely finds Convex going a bit deeper and operating comfortably within a more house- and techno-oriented framework, dropping cuts from the likes of heavyweights such as John Tejada, Maceo Plex, and Shed (under his Traveller guise). Make no mistake, Convex definitely flashes some acid crunch and low-end heft here, but he's a veteran artist, and as such, knows how to craft a compelling listen without constantly slamming his foot on the throttle.

Track list:

01 Unknown "Untitled"
02 Alex Smoke "Make My Day (Lusine Remix)" (Soma)
03 Mesak "Echos Bones" (Klakson)
04 Lusine "Sunset" (Ghostly)
05 Uner "Lapan To" (C├ęcille)
06 John Tejada "Fading Memory" (Immigrant)
07 Unknown "Untitled"
08 John Tejada "Labyrinth" (Palette)
09 Maetrik "Work It Remix" (Siteholder)
10 Justin Martin "Get Low (J.Phlip Remix)" (Dirtybird)
11 Maetrik "Envy" (Dumb Unit)
12 Jon Convex "Aversion" (Convex Industries)
13 Femme En Fourrure "2003" (Convex Industries)
14 Jon Convex "Four Faces" (Convex Industries)
15 Accent "DX Jam"
16 Jon Convex "What I Need (feat. Velvit)" (Convex Industries)
17 Good Guy Mikesh "Spare (Axel Boman Remix)" (Ki)
18 Maceo Plex "Your Style" (Crosstown Rebels)
19 The Traveller "A100" (Ostgut Ton)
20 Sei A "Mercy Bass" (Turbo)
21 Jon Convex "Idoru" (Convex Industries)

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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012

Caspa Competition



Dubstep producer Caspa recently teamed up with The Prodigy's Keith Flint. The resulting track, War, out on August 12th, sees Caspa make his major label debut. To celebrate KMAG is running an exclusive competition with a great prize. Get the details HERE.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Organic | The Unsigned Mix - DJ In:vision



Time for something a little bit different. Selection by DJ In:vision, with every track from unsigned producers.

Track list:

1. Digital Goon - Frngstrt
2. In:vision - Soviet Space Program
3. Wagz - Digital
4. Paragon - Heirship
5. Vinnie Paz - Drag You To Hell (Digital Goon Bootleg)
6. Oliver Yorke - Click
7. Paragon - Abattoir
8. Mercy - Mutate
9. Zul & Diphasic - Distractions
10. Coerce - Chatauchek
11. Juxtaposes - Shapes and Symbols

Saturday, July 21, 2012

RA.EX104 - Doc Scott



The drum and bass legend talks about Music House, Blue Note and more. Doc Scott is a drum & bass legend. With tracks on Reinforced and Metalheadz like "Here Comes The Drumz" and "Shadowboxing," his name ranks among the Goldies and the 4Heros of the world. But hear him tell it, and he's a DJ first and foremost. And that's exactly what he's focused the majority of his attention on throughout his career, spreading the gospel of drum & bass—even when the minimal, rolling style that he is often associated with has fallen out of mainstream favor. Resident Advisor talked earlier this month at his home in Coventry about hallowed institutions like The Music House, where Scott cut his dubs, and The Blue Note, where he had some of his best nights out as a DJ and punter in the '90s at the Metalheadz Sunday Sessions.

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Fields - BTC / Elemental (Utopia Music 009)




Sophisticated, techy yet deeply melodic, this upcoming single from Fields on Utopia Music is also teeming with rhythmic detail. The soothing melodies on Elemental is the perfect early hours crowd mover with its widescreen and spacious ambience. Flip track BTC takes a more menacing route: The tougher edged roller shines with its syncopated beats and darkside subs, perfect for peak time moments. Out on July 23, 2012 at the usual outlets. Go seek.

The Juices Vol 2 Promo Mix by Mr Joseph

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

KONGKAST # 174 – FEAT. STRAY (WARM COMMUNICATIONS, CRITICAL, INVISIBLE, MED SCHOOL / UK)



Track list:

1. Gang Colours – To Repel Ghosts (Stray Remix) [BROWNSWOOD]
2. Bungle – Don’t Look Back [SPEARHEAD]
3. Klute – Revolution [SHOGUN]
4. Halogenix – Raya [DISPATCH]
5. Sabre, Stray & Halogenix – Oblique [CRITICAL]
6. Frederic Robinson - Untitled [DIFFERENT]
7. Lenzman ft. Riya – How Did I Let U Go [METALHEADZ]
8. Zero T – Roxy Music [DISPATCH]
9. Alix Perez – Reckless [N/A]
10. Chris Inperspective – Sparse Craft [N/A]
11. Dub Phizix – Switchblade [N/A]
12. Stray and Halogenix – Poison [WARM COMMUNICATIONS]
13. Louis Blaise – Love And Gwalla (Phillip D Kick Remix) [N/A]
14. DJ Rashad – Who Da Coldest [PLANET MU]
15. Fracture – Get Busy [EXIT]
16. Stray – Break Your Legs [BROWNSWOOD]
17. Data – No Retreat [N/A]
18. Data – Passive Agressive (Stray Remix) [HORIZONS]
19. Raiden – Untitled [N/A] 20. Submotion Orchestra – It’s Not Me It’s You (Alix Perez Remix) [EXCEPTIONAL]
21. Silent Witness – The Sands [COMMERCIAL SUICIDE]
22. Unknown – Untitled [N/A]
23. Konichi – Simulator Music [N/A]
24. Clarity – Parallels (Sabre Remix) [HORIZONS]

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Abstractions Mix Vol. 29 by Mantra



Representing real drum and bass at it’s finest, Mantra’s deep and emotive sound in the mix comes from an intense passion for the music. With a selection that’s both inspirational as well as educational, her sets bring the beats into balance and cross the spectrum of dark and uplifting styles. Much more than just a DJ, Mantra has already made an impact across the drum and bass scene and looks set to keep rolling strong.

Conformity (Mixed by Sequent) [July 2012]