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Vykhod Sily – The New Order

An insight to Vykhod Sily

 

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Vykhod Sily is a brand you should be familiar with If you are into your beats more abstract, dark and meticulous. Launching in 2013 Rustee has been delivering specially crafted podcasts taking you on excursions through 85/170bpm electronica music and has a whole series of guests from established DJs all the way through to exciting underground live acts.

Fast forward to 2018 and with careful plotting VS has now released their 2nd project as they now have made it an imprint, bringing you the same ethos as the brand, solid top quality 170 from the likes of dreadmaul, Akinsa & Ghoulcut to name a few. We had a quick catch up with Rostislav (Rustee) the curator and mastermind behind everything.

DBS: Good afternoon and big thank you for your time today Rostislav, so let’s take it all the way back to 2013 with a generic ‘’how did the podcast start’’ question…?

VS: Ez. Huge thanks for having me on this interview. Let’s go back even a bit further in time. Just before the VS podcast started itself I had had a little mix series encompassing 85BPM dubby/tribal sounds called “Rusty Dub”. It was 5 mixes in there back in 2012 featuring the vibes of The Untouchables, Morphy, Thing and many others. So this very mix series shaped the future VS podcast concept as I was keen on dark and deep sounds in that vein. After closing the “Rusty Dub” I was still full of intention to keep on exploring those vibes and was also thinking of doing a podcast on a regular basis. Everything happened pretty quickly. I got a radio slot offering from my old friend and having already a podcast name in mind I launched Vykhod Sily on djstation.ru being aired weekly on Thursdays. In the very beginning, the podcast was strictly halftime dnb but the boundaries got pushed very soon.

DBS: What is your musical history/background, I know you have got a strong passion for funk and soul do you think if you weren’t doing 170 you would be going down those routes? Also, how has the Russian scene grown in regards to electronic music since you started?

VS: Have been a dnb head actually since 1997, following Metalheadz, GLO, Moving Shadow labels. So I’m calling them a “formative influence” to me as a listener. In connection to funk & soul music the more I was listening to dnb stuff in 90’s the more interested I got in samples and the sources for them. So back in 2005, I started buying 45’s records and playing out in my city. Actually, I still keep going 2 ways now, one is drum-n-bass in the shape of a blog and a podcast/label and the other is my soul/funk alter ego where I’m spinning vinyl on a regular basis in Yekaterinburg. Talking about the Russian scene evolving since 2013, yeah the movement has been grown significantly with all the new guys producing appeared on the scene. We have Torn being released on Horo, Dailiv, Hidden Tactics, Code 906, Protagonist, and my others as far as the new names are concerned. Those guys are getting recognized in the deep drum-n-bass circuits outside Russia and this is a wicked thing.

DBS: Now onto the label, I feel when someone builds a brand up it’s the natural progression to then move onto an imprint or events, how was the transition for you and what are your goals?

VS: I was often asked why we didn’t start a label. The time wasn’t right for that a few years back maybe. In 2017 we (with my fellow mate Virulent Green) launched a crowd-sourcing campaign on Patreon with the main aim to build up a community and to set up a label being supported by the people who have been following us. It worked quite well. Up to now, we have 2 releases which came into existence with the assistance of our Patreon heads. All the releases are given away for free. Download them in 320 from patreon.com/vykhodsily_podcast/releases.

DBS: Could you tell us anything about future releases?

VS: Yeah, we have the following roster for the next 6 releases:
VS003 – Ahmad & Akinsa
VS004 – Dailiv & Cryptographic
VS005 – DYL & Spiraal Aurel
VS006 – Entire & Istota
As you might notice all the releases will be the result of a collab work. We started with that concept and we will follow that way, connecting guys together and giving them new spaces to create.

DBS: Time for a quick top 5 now….producers you’re feeling?

VS: Andy Skopes, Dissident, Dubmonger, Owl, Blocks & Escher

DBS: Any Last Words?

VS: Big shout to the worldwide VS family, to the people who have been sticking with us for these 5 years (subscribers, DJ’s, bloggers). Maximum respect to all the artists bringing the new sounds and pushing the boundaries. The project is going on strong thanks to the constant dnb scene evolving. And I believe we are in for a long and joyful way to go. So hold tight.

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VS002 – GhoulCut & alg0rh1tm – Out now!

‘’Social Box’’  kicks things off with the pop-gun synth-bass, intricate percussion edits and looming pads, think of it as a journey through the underworld this track is bursting with emotion which keeps everything locked in nicely  A sublime, stripped back groove which pulsates with a technoid insistency

‘’Faraway Dreams’’ gets trippy with the drum space, haunting tribal soundscapes and live elements, The atmospheric susurration, the constant manipulation of that drum pattern, with a little distortion here or some glitching there. If you’re going to make a track with minimal elements those elements have to be perfect, and this is close to it.

 

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Guest mix: Drum+Basics Promo Mix – Missin Link

Drum+Basics Event Promo Mix: Missin Link – Flex Records.

Drum+Basics Presents

Line-Up

MONITA – Skeleton Recordings

FUTURE – 117 – Juice Recordings – AKO Beatz

STRUCTURE – Life Fm – Rude Fm

MISSIN LINK – Flex Records

CHIMERA – Ronin Ordinance

M_A – Drum+Basics.

Hosted By – SOPHEYE & VOICE MC

Tickets £5

M.O.T.D

Challenge 21 Bring I.D.

Free Download – Esskay – June 2018

Leeds based Esskay laid down a heavy mix of flavours recently we just had to share it some Sunday listening. Sam has played around the Yorkshire circuit a handful of times always lighting up dancefloors alongside the likes of Dj Hazard, Lenzman, Total Science & more. Check out his latest below.

Tracklisting:
Malicious – Hydro & War
Song and Dance – Break, Randall and DLR
Bagleys – Future Cut & Ulterior Motive
Aversive – Bredren
Brainwashed – Nymfo, Coppa & Zero Zero
Transmitter – Enei, Kara & Jakes
Africa – Klinical
Vlad The Inflator – T>I
Gas Dem – Traumatize
Let It Go – Damage Report
Creeper – Break, Critical Impact & Skibadee
Flashizm – Mefjus & Emperor
What You Say – Hoogs
Grub – Skeptical
Dust Me Off – Icicle
Centuria (Amoss Remix) – Mayhem & Logam
Anomaly – Noisia
D Day – Pleasure & Origin
Airshift – Current Value
Thor (Break Remix) – Dabs & Disprove
Count To Ten – Enei & DRS
Tank – Agro
Back Track – Submarine & Survey
Magma – Monty
Another Chance – DLR
Exhale – Levela
High Times (Dub Mix) – L-Side & MC Fats
Kronos – HLZ
Cabal – Marcus Intalex
Sykura – J Kenzo
Night Prowler – L-Side & Inja
Section VIP – Fierce & Vicious Circle
Tokyo Rising – Kumarachi & Section
Trunk – Alibi & MC Coppa
Muzzle – Dauntless
Sleeping Giant (Annix & Profile Remix) – Brockie & Ed Solo
A Day That Never Comes (Break Remix) – Calyx & TeeBee
Remedy (Serum Remix) – Dr. Meaker
Sinkhole – Mefjus
Rollcage – Alix Perez & Halogenix
Rude Love (Spectrasoul Remix) – Becky Hill
Southside – Oz
Buss It Up – Dub Motion
Scaredy Cat – Shimon & Trimer
On The Wire – Taxman
Sleazebag – Mefjus
Skyline – Command Strange & Alibi
RPM – Need For Mirrors
Who Can Draw? – Scar
Sharks – Benny L & Shimon
Time Tripping – Hazard
Chicago Outfit – Jam Thieves
Look Ahead – Enei & Kasra
Acid Fashion – Nazca Linez
Deep Inside – Serum
Air Guitar – Hazard

SC: https://soundcloud.com/dj-esskay-1

 

Solace – Discern (Free Download)

Belgian producer Solace (Halogen Music, Ronin Ordinance, Lifestyle) has kindly given away a fresh minimal funk roller, check out his Soundcloud for more…

 

SC: https://soundcloud.com/solacednb
FB: https://www.facebook.com/Solacednb/

Solace latest release ”Who Knows” available worldwide via Lifestyle Music’s ”Belgian Connection LP”

https://lifestylemusicuk.bandcamp.com/album/belgian-connection

Free download: DJ Johnny 5 Presents The Amen One, June 2018

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Drum+Basics Present……

Yes we are back!

Catch our second event happening..
Saturday 30th June 2018.

Location – Bar A Bar, Stoke Newington, London.

Expect a night of serious beats & listen to the real sound of the underground.

Capacity at venue is small & intimate and all good vibes!

Tickets – Early birds £5

M.O.T.D

LINE-UP

MONITA
Ah yes we have booked Monita founder/manager of the mighty Skeleton Recordings. The walls will be rumbling & expect him to tear down the place with the might dirty heavy breaks, amens & rollers!

FUTURE
No stranger to us heads – Future has had releases on AKO Beatz,117 & Juice Records and has been dedicated to the underground since the day it all began. You know his set can’t be missed!

CHIMERA
Founder of record label Ronin Ordinance will be laying down unique beats.

STRUCTURE
Structure hosts many radio shows including Life Fm & Rude FM showcasing the best within D&B.

MISSIN LINK
Missin Link has been featured on our website and is a very close friend of ours. Signed to Flex Records & some great forthcoming releases on a legendary label.

M_A
Co-founder/Manager of Drum+Basics will be stepping up.
Expect some lush liquid rollers and dirty steppers.

Hosted by…

Sopheye  &  Voice MC.

Tickets can be purchased here… 

https://www.fatsoma.com/drumbasics 

See you all there!

 

 

Featured Event: Break Thru Presents DJ Marky, GLXY + More TBA.

Break Thru
Presents
Dj Marky
GLXY
+ more guests tba very soon so stay tuned.

Friday 1st June.

10pm – 6am

Amusement 13.

71 Kent Street,

Birmingham

B5 6RD

Members £10 thank you ticket.

Text ‘JOIN 1006’ to 07537 414 385 for the discount code.

Tickets on sale now: 

https://ww2.theticketsellers.co.uk/buy-tickets/break-thru-dj-marky-more-tba-soon/10046738/?ref=p240-fbp
or
skiddle.com/e/13216596

Free Download: Parkville Posse – Indigo By Ruff Cutz.

Free Download: The Gentleman ( 4MARCUS ) By L-Side

 

1 year ago, we lost a genius of underground music, Marcus Intalex a great talent and pioneer in the Jungle / Drum & Bass and Techno scene. Marcus is one of the main reasons i make music. Before leaving, I was doing this song called “The Gentleman” in his honor, after 1 year he left us – I decided to release the mp3 for Free Download. The song contains Pads and Synths in the line that Marcus has always inspired me to do, I used some Samples / Fx from “Golf” one of his favorite hobbies. Hope you like it! Marcus Intalex Forever In Our Hearts. R.I.P Marcus.

Words by L-Side.

Exclusive Interview & Guest Mix: Dutchie.

Who and when inspired you to become a Dj?

It’s going to sound ridiculous…but I remember when I first saw Kevin and Perry Go Large! and, even though it is supposed to be a comedy, I was just amazed at the clubs and the music. I wanted to DJ too! I was  big into trance and club music as it was what I was brought up around. One day at around 10 years old I discovered Nasty Habits – Shadow Boxing and the rest, as they say, was history !

Has D&B took over your life?

I think it has yes. In the most positive way ever though! I always loved the music before. I never knew anybody else that was into it though. Eventually I met people in my area that also liked drum and bass. It wasn’t until I transitioned to the other side of the decks that it fully began to take over my life though. Most of my friends now are drum and bass related. Most of my conversations down the pub on a Saturday night are drum and bass related too (ha!)

What is the main thing you enjoy the most within this music?

It honestly has to be the community of people I have met. I wouldn’t be where I am today if it wasn’t for the amazing people I have met along the way. I have made friends for life in this scene. I found love a few times in this scene (even if we did end up having to call it a day) and I just love the fact we all get together to get merry and dance about like nutters. It’s fantastic and the novelty really will never wear off !!!

I’ve noticed you’ve been in the studio producing music..
Tell us more?

I’ve been keeping it on the DL…but I’ve been plugging away trying to learn the craft. Dark jungle is what I think I’m leaning more naturally towards creating. Hopefully you will see some Dutchie productions soon. I was just keen not to rush anything. If I’m gonna do it, I’m gonna do it properly! 😉

When can we see you next Djing?

I will next be performing at Epidemik in Stevenage on the 19th of May alongside the GTA crew! I performed at Epidemik’s 21st Birthday Bash with GTA back in November 2016 – we are thrilled to be asked back. Each of us in GTA provide a unique flavour within drum and bass and jungle.

Any big plans for the rest of the year?

Just to really work hard on getting some more bookings in the darker, more headzier side of the scene. That’s really where my passions lie when it comes to production and my own creations and I would love to be more involved on that side ! I am slowly getting there (I came into this scene not knowing anybody really!) So fingers crossed. I also want some Dutchie productions to see the light of day! One step at a time though aye…

What’s your opinion on females getting more attention within D&B just due to that fact they’re female?

This is a sore subject for me. I will be honest…I hate it. I’m not going to be naive, I know a good percentage of people probably only paid attention to, say, my live streams because I’m a woman. I’d like to think, though, that once they clicked play the focus turned more on the tunes. I do wish the whole webcam thing wasn’t an option. With a name like ‘Dutchie’ too people would never know if I was male or female. I honestly hope the attention spreads more equally as time goes on. We’re here for tunes.

Thank you to Maryanne for having me on Drum and Basics !

I am stoked to have conducted this interview and I love the work you do. It is great to be a part of it. Thank you :)

Weekend Planner

Friday

Reading

Proximity Recordings x Nu:Motion @ Purple Turtle. FREE

Leeds

License To Jungle Invites Tim Reaper. FREE ENTRY from here

London

Spearhead presents – 13 Years of Spearhead Records @ Egg. Tickets

Saturday

London

AKO BEATZ Foundation Jungle @ Bar 512. Tickets