Goth-Trad – Two Face (MEDI033)

A new release this week from Japanese dubstep don Goth-Trad, coming out on Mala’s highly esteemed Deep Medi Musik. Goth-Trad is another in the long list of producers who I don’t feel have the attention they deserve; his productions are always bass heavy, intelligent and when you make it to the second drop of the […]

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V/A – Scientist Launches Dubstep Into Outer Space (Reviewed)

I know I am not the only one who was drawn to dubstep by spending formative years of my youth listening to reggae albums, especially dub. Honestly, Scientist has always been a personal favorite; no disrespect to King Tubby for being the originator and no disrespect to Mad Professor for embracing new technologies in an old sound however Scientist seemed to always sit perfectly in the middle of the proto, and the present.

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Modeselektions Vol. 1

Modeselektor returns in November with a very special collection of future bass influenced tracks for their new Modeselektions series. This looks absolutely serious as the German duo have tapped new tunes from such genre-bending innovators as 2562, Shed, Bok Bok, and Ramadanman in addition to tapping always exciting talents like Mala, Marcel Dettmann, and long […]

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Soul Jazz Presents 'Future Bass'

Soul Jazz announced today a forthcoming compilation featuring a who’s who of established and up-and-coming “Future Bass” talents. Drawing on classics from Mala, Untold, Black Chow, Ginz, and Coki who have been longtime contributors to the label as well as tapping newer talents such as Atlanta’s own, and good friend of mine Distal. Definitely an […]

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Drowned in Sound interviews Mala

On more than one occasion, I have used my blog to highlight my appreciation for the work of Mala from the Digital Mystikz camp. Mala’s influence on the heavily developed dubstep scene is undeniable, and with his recent release ‘Return II Space’ marking his first release on his own labels DMZ or Deep Medi in […]

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