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Free download: Law – EXPEDIT:ION #4 – All Equinox (No Sci-Wax) Mix

Another Sunday afternoon digging through the vaults. This one is a selection of Equinox records from mostly around 2004-2006.

Scientific Wax was just about resurrected by this point, but Equinox had not yet released a single track on his own label (and wouldn’t until 2011). He instead spread himself about on now essential imprints Bassbin (and offshoot Breakin’), Inperspective and Subtle Audio.

So there is not a single Sci-Wax tune to be found here.

This one goes from light and breaky, to dubbed out and rolling, before moving into the punishing amen sound the man is renowned for.

Tracklist:
01. Equinox – The Sixth Spirit – Inperspective
02. Equinox – From Above – Breakin’
03. Equinox – I Don’t Wanna Hurt You – Bassbin
04. Breakage – Trans Bohemia (Equinox Remix) – Breakin’
05. Equinox – Love Thy Brother – Bassbin
06. Equinox – Together – Breakin’
07. Equinox – Rockers International – Bassbin
08. Equinox – Retroism (Where Are You?) – Subtle Audio
09. Equinox – Unity – Bassbin
10. Equinox – Antarctica – Inperspective
11. Equinox – Phantoms – Subtle Audio
12. Equinox – Do You Understand Me? – Planet Mu
13. Equinox – Troubled Mind (Imagine The Future) – Inperspective
14. DJ Pulse – Stay Calm (Equinox Retouch) – Creative Wax
15. Equinox – Ital Lion Tuffhead – Intasound
16. Equinox – Acid Rain (Original ’96 Mix) – Inperspective
17. Equinox – Stagger – Intasound

Free download: IIIYM909 020: Coco Bryce Guest Mix

This special mix from a guest from the Netherlands, the founder of the label Myor, Coco Bryce. 1 hour of great jungle, Enjoy.

1. DOPE – Travelling (Slow Train To Philly Mix) (Good Looking Records) 1993
2. Coco Bryce – Shine Like U (Meditator Music) 2019 @jrobinson
3. Aquarius & Tayla – Bringing Me Down (Good Looking Records) 1995
4. Coco Bryce – Ma Bae Be Luv (Unreleased)
5. Coco Bryce – Ill Behaviour 002 A (ILL BEHAVIOUR) 2019
6. Coco Bryce – Y Do U Think I’m Not U (Unreleased)
7. Decibella – Outta London (Forthcoming AKO10) @stretch_ako
8. Coco Bryce – Rising High (Forthcoming Rupture) @rupture
9. Jules Elipse – Who’s The Bad Man (Forthcoming Myor Massiv)
10. Coco Bryce – Ginger Gear (Forthcoming Sweet Sensi) @sweetsensi
11. The Chalice Crew – Blessing The Chalice (Verse 2) (The Holy Chalice ) 2019 @theholychalice
12. Jonny L – I Want You (XL Recordings ‎) 1995 @xl-recordings
13. Biobreaks – Fat Girls (Riot Beats) 1995
14. Msymiakos – Take A Break (Forthcoming PPJ) @ppjrecordings

Free download: Vykhod Sily Podcast – Kola Nut Guest Mix

Free download: Djinn – 1Xtra Heartless Crew Guest Mix – Oldskool Jungle

Tracklist :

Mirage – Feel My Dreams (Odysee Records)
Randall & Andy C – Feel It [Stakka & K Tee remix] (Ram Records)
Lick Back Organisation – Manik Musik [VIP] (Suburban Base)
DJ Harmony – Let Me In [Harmony remix] (Moving Shadow)
Dead Calm – Urban Style (Moving Shadow)
Liftin Spirits – Will I Dream (Liftin Spirit Records)
Code of Practice – Can We Change The Future [Klute remix] (Certificate 18)
Roni Size – Phyzical [Ray Keith Moody mix] (V Records)
Dillinja – LionHeart (VIP) [Dub / Unreleased)
Fallen Angels – Hello Lover [Bad Boy Snare / Desired State remix] (IQ Records)
Higher Sense – Bizarre (Moving Shadow)
Andy C – Cool Down (Ram Records)
Truper – 3A (Basement Records / Street Beats)
Splash – Babylon (Trace Remix) (Deejay Recordiings)

To listen to the whole show, head to BBC

Featured Mix: Jack Smooth & Glenn Aston B2B Jungle Techno Set : Tango Tribute Event : Kings Heath : Jan 10th 2020

Featured Mix: Rainboh – Live In London Vol. 2

1. BC Rydah – Machete
2. Outer Heaven – Moon Funk
3. Scape – Shinigami
4. Double O – Any Man
5. Splinter – Mindwake
6. Antares – Spark of Life
7. DJ Fox – Middle East
8. Abyss – Dreams & Nightmares
9. Overlook – Shadowplay
10. Tech Itch – Veil of Six
11. Mac V – Fear No Evil
12. Rez – Six Demon Bag
13. Nucleus & Paradox – Esotericism
14. Centaspike & Indidjinous – Feel Some Pain
15. Earl Grey – Malfeasance
16. Scale – Sub Simplex
17. 6Blocc – Covert System
18. Rainboh – As Yet Unknown
19. Rainforest – Dark Passenger
20. Epoxy – Isolation
21. DLR – Standing in the Dark
22. Kayaman – Diva
23. Polarity – Mainframe
24. Infamy – Erased
25. Ornette Hawkins – Raw Sun
26. Structure – Blue Tone

Featured Mix: From The Vaults Mix Series 012 – DJ Mindset

Get ready to step into the darkside with the latest in our mix series crafted by DJ Mindset.

He is known for his love of the darker style of jungle drum and bass and this mix is definitely not for the faint hearted. He has been DJ’ing for 18 years years now and that shows in his selection and mixing. He has played on life.tv, Studio 808, Wax fm, and is a long serving member of Rudefm.com

His skills have led to him playing at events including drum&basics, Kapow, Danger Chamber, Hexagon, Lucidity and this year has led to bookings abroad.

All of this is set to continue in 2020 and we are very grateful for him coming to rep at FTV. He is also born and bred South East London!

Ready for the hardstep? click play and enjoy!

Follow Mindset on Facebook & Mixcloud

From the Vaults @ AAJA Deptford
Saturday 21st December 2019
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Featured Mix: Liquid for Lovers Mix 001 – Rhi Spect

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Featured Mix: DJ Flashback – Inmates 2 Mix

Here is a little teaser mix of the forthcoming inmates vol 2 album, coming very soon on Locked up music.

Exclusive Interview : Boston – Symmetry Recordings.

Jack Boston DJ/Producer signed to Symmetry Recordings is one talented young man.

 

Jack was born in Cardiff Wales.

 

Jack Bostons blend of soulful beats are apparent on all his releases.

 

Jack Bostons knowledge of music and experimental production has made him gain an head start within D&B.

 

From that day he has been involved with Symmetry Recordings.

 

Jack Boston has a lot of DJ and radio support from the likes of Friction, LTJ Bukem, Lenzman, Break and many more, the future looks very bright for this young male.

 

 

 

Hey Jack great to be interviewing you.

 

Hey Maryanne, thanks for having me!

 

So let’s start right from the beginning.
What was the actual year you began producing?

 

I think it would have been around 2011.

I was in sixth form college doing subjects that were unrelated to music.

It was a group of people I met there that got me into making electronic music.

 

How did you break through with releases on Symmetry?

 

I met Charlie & Isha at a music production seminar in Bristol.

I gave them a CD of my music and I got an email back a week or so later.

I really couldn’t believe what I was seeing when I read the email saying Break liked my tunes and they would like to meet in Bristol.

I really do owe them a lot for taking that first chance with me!

 

 

Did you have releases on any other record labels before then?

 

Nope they were the first label I’d ever released with.

 

Your forthcoming release on Symmetry features a collaboration with Madcap & Vanity Jay.
How did you arrange those collabs?

 

I first reached out to Madcap when I heard his tune ‘Sunset Strip’.

I still play that track on every set!

He very kindly sent it over and we started a conversation from there.

I was sketching out ‘Always There’ and just thought that characteristic Madcap sound would be perfect for it.

He brought some really great vibes to the production.

He’s also such an easy guy to talk to and a real easy going character; exactly what you want in this game!

 

You are very experimental with your production and cover all genres of music.
Do you go under an alias name with other genres of music?

 

At the moment, no.

I’m writing a lot of alternative genres at the moment and I’m still undecided whether to make a new alias for it all.

As you can tell by my current name, I’m not the best at making up Alias’s! haha.

Myself and Quartz have started writing some very experimental music, which I’m loving so no doubt we will come up with a new moniker to release that under soon!

 

Do you see yourself continuing to produce D&B in 5 years time?

 

I’m not sure.

I love writing D&B as the tempo has so much energy and the scene is so cool & unpretentious.

I think it’s the most professionally produced electronic genre and it’s really informed the productions I do today on other genres.

I work at Rockfield studios and I work bands and artists day to day, which I really love doing and will continue for the rest of my career.

I think being involved in both worlds is really beneficial as it gives me a well-rounded view of the industry.

I am definitely able to take lessons and inspiration from electronic and non-electronic genres and make something unique.

As long as it still makes me happy, I will continue to make D&B.

 

Who will you be working with next?

 

Myself and Break started something a while back, which I’m very excited about and I’m currently finalising some vocals with Tenisha Edwards on a new track.

I love collaborating and always keen to work with someone new!

 

Will we be seeing you Djing more sets over the next few months or are you locked down in the studio?

 

I haven’t been playing much this year so far as I’ve been so busy writing the album and producing for bands at the studio.

That said, I recently joined the Soul in Motion booking agency after playing there last week.

I love to travel and share my music with people so I will definitely be taking on more bookings.

 

Of course any special mentions and final words?

 

Shouts to Charlie & Isha for the continued support and guidance.

Everyone who I’ve worked with and everyone who has pre ordered the first single.

Oh and bigups to my Mum x

 

Pre-order Bostons new release here..

https://www.symmetryrecordings.co.uk/download/symm029d 

 

Check Out Bostons social media here …

https://www.facebook.com/bostondnb/

Exclusive Interview & Guest Mix – MADCAP

MADCAP

Dj/Producer/Remixer from Chinnor, Oxfordshire.

 

Madcap has a long history of providing smooth grooves for our listening pleasure he is one talented man with many releases on record labels listed below.

 

Creative Wax // Good Looking // Smooth n Groove // Phuzion // Mac II // Criminal // Jazzsticks // Fokuz // AKO Beatz // Renegade // Step Back Sessions // Sonata // Celsius // Uncertified Music // Soul Deep // Warehouse Wax // Side Chain // Immerse // Steel Fingers.

 

Also winner of Movement / Technics / DJ Magazine DJ Competition – 2002
Winner of ‘Mix Tape of the Month’ IDJ Magazine – 2004.

 

 

You began Djing many years ago.

What was the actual year and why did you begin Djing?

 

Towards the end of 1992 at the young age of 12.

For the love of the music of course. I was obsessed with early Rave / Hardcore music.

I used to listen to 3rd hand copies of tapes I & was intrigued to why the music continued in the mix & love the scratching from Dj’s like Hype & Sy.

I would learn about the Dj’s through magazines like Eternity & Blaze.

The first parties I ever went to were down at the local youth clubs.

Older DJs in the area would play & I’d be fixated what they were doing & would go home & practice what I witnessed. 

 

Why did you start producing music?

 

I grew up in a very musical household.

My Dad was a singer/songwriter & in the very early days of my life had a studio in our front room.

My Mum is a piano teacher & to this day works at a local school. I never properly learnt to play an instrument, but an old friend was taught by my Mum.

I heard he made beats so we swapped tricks with me teaching him the basics of Djing & in turn him introducing me to producing using a program called Octamed.

We never had anything released but it was a good leaning experience.

I believed it was a natural progression after DJing & took me a number of years to get to the stage of producing tracks on my own & having the confidence to play them to a crowd in a club.

 

For many years now you’ve been releasing your music.

Is there any tune that stands out the most for you and gave you more motivation to keep producing music?

 

It’s probably the first tune I signed to Good Looking called ‘Inflated Tear’ alongside Villem.

Having tunes on this infamous label & support from LTJ Bukem gave me confidence & encouragement.

 

 

You had many DJ residencies at events across the country also promoting events in local towns.

Would you consider residencies and event promotion again or are you more focused on being in the studio?

 

Of course, I would love another residency.

As for promotion, never say never!!!

I did events from the mid 90’s up until a few years ago.

They were great times, but currently I’m focused on DJing, producing & co-running Creative Wax, but if the right opportunity presented itself, I would consider it.

 

You completed remixes of legendary tunes for LTJ Bukem, Nookie / Cloud 9, Tom & Jerry aka 4 Hero & DJ Monita.

 

Including Cloud 9’s Moving Shadow classic ‘You Got Me Burning Up’ & Nookie’s Reinforced release ‘A Drum, A Bass & A Piano’.

 

While remixing those tunes did you feel more pressurised and found the whole process stressful ( as your remixing ultimate classics ) or was it all plain sailing? 

 

It was an honour to remix these tracks, as they were all favs of that golden period of Jungle / D&B.

I don’t really recall feeling major pressure, but I wouldn’t say it was always plain sailing when working on them.

After doing possibly 10 mixdowns of ‘You Got Me Burning Up’ my wife kindly asked me to work on something else for a while. Haha. 

 

Talk us through your studio equipment and how you nail the perfect mix down.

 

I currently use an IMac using Logic X with plug-ins including Native Instruments Komplete, Arturia, Sound Toys & a few more.

I use Soundforge to cut up samples either through the computer or off the Technics 1210’s & run it all through Adam Audio monitors using a Focusrite soundcard.

I also have a Komplete Kontrol Keyboard, Maschine MKII, Mini Korg, Roland TR-8 & TB-03 & couple of pairs of KRK monitors. You can never have enough speakers to test your new tunes on ;)

As for mixdowns, I’m still trying to perfect it & learning all the time. 

 

 

What advice would you give to all those up and coming DJs/Producers?

 

Most importantly do it because you enjoy it.

Study the art & history.

You have to put a lot of time & energy in, so don’t expect overnight success. 

 

Forthcoming releases?

 

An EP due out soon alongside the late great Andy Skopes on Dispatch.

Vinyl due out on Utopia Music.

Break’s Symmetry (alongside Jack Boston).

Forthcoming vinyl due with Randall’s Mac II, Monita’s Skeleton Recordings & Myriad Recordings.

Projects in the making with Soul Deep & Smooth N Groove.

I also a couple of remixes to announce later this year which I’m super excited about.

 

Forthcoming sets?

 

Gigs planned for London, Manchester & Gloucester, keep your eyes peeled for more info.

 

Any special thanks, final words?

 

To my wife Mel & son Flynn, all my family, friends, artists, promoters, label owners & everyone that supports my music, Big love!

Thanks to D+B for the opportunity to do the mix & Q&A.

Here’s an exclusive guest mix from MADCAP…

 

 

For bookings please contact: madcap1980@gmail.com

 

Check the socials to stay up to date with news, releases & gigs

https://www.facebook.com/MadcapDJ/

https://www.instagram.com/maddersuk/

 

 

Featured Mix: Humanoid Podcast 002 w/ Sweetpea

For the second edition of the Humanoid podcast we are very happy to have our main headliner for Humanoid 004 on board.
Sweetpea is an excellent selector and we can’t wait to have her down at Fiese Remise in two weeks.

Humanoid 004

@Sweetpea:
@sweetpeadnb
www.facebook.com/SweetpeaDnb/
www.instagram.com/sweetpeadnb/