Dutch trio Noisia have been the biggest influencers in the drum & bass parameter. They are the undisputed kings in a triplicate of hard-edged drum and bass. A trio consisting of members Nik Roos, Martijn van Sonderen and Thijs de Vlieger from Groningen, Netherlands, they produce a wide variety of music including drum and bass, dubstep, breakbeat and house.
Roni started on the path of production when he was thrown out of school aged 16, but music had always been a part of his life. From Bristol youthclub parties, the foundational moments of jungle and drum’n’bass, to transforming underground electronic music into something that could be played by a live band on the biggest arena and festival stages, Roni Size has done it all.
As bass music fanatics, we have had our own little history when it comes to records that have inspired us. Here are some classics that give us bone chills EVERYTIME we listen to it.
London duo MANT bring an eclectic range of influences to the table, from Talking Heads to Booka Shade to Daft Punk, and have molded these into their own unmistakable brand of groundbreaking club music.
Frankee is part of a new wave of producers to hit hit the scene in recent months. Although a new face to many, Frankee’s history spans back more than a decade of dedication and hard graft from when he was first introduced to Drum & Bass via his older brother at the age of 13.
Dutch trio Noisia have been one of biggest influencers in the game. Known for their razor sharp production techniques and monstrous DJ sets, Noisia have been the most profile acts to emerge in the last decades.
Andy C’s career has been nothing short of a phenomenon. He’s sold-out Alexandra Palace and Brixton Academy with his own solo shows, played headline slots at the world’s greatest festivals including Creamfields, Glastonbury, EDC, and SW4, and released a string of phenomenal crossover anthems like ‘Heartbeat Loud’ and club tracks like ‘New Era’.
Music videos are an extraordinary form of art. Music videos let the artists express their emotions and music in a completely different manner.
When Black Sun Empire make drum & bass, they just don’t flirt with the genre, they embrace it. Since the inception of the trio in 1995, the Dutch stalwarts have carved out their own brand of music ranging from drum & bass, dubstep and drumstep. They’ve continued to develop their own unique style and sound, releasing numerous singles as well as five full-length LPs and establishing themse...
Birmingham based Preditah’s ascension in the Grime scene has been really inspiring. With Six sublime EPs already under his belt, Preditah is one of the most influential producers out there. As well as producing music, Preditah is also known to be an awesome DJ.
Noisia have had nothing short of an incredible 12 months. Last summer’s ‘Outer Edges’ album became one of the standout artist releases of 2016, earning them 3 awards at the Drum and Bass Arena Awards (Best Producer, Best Album with ‘Outer Edges’ & best video with ‘Mantra’), ‘Best Album’ at the UK Drum And Bass Awards, and contributed towards them receiving the Beatport award for ‘Best-Selling ...
Punks Music has been on the forefront of the beats & bass scene. Curated by the ultimate stalwarts of the breakbeat scene – Stanton Warriors, the label delivers some of the freshest music irrespective of the genre. Dishing out multi-genre releases ranging from Electronica, Garage, Bass, Techno, Breaks, Juke and Footwork, Punks music is one the most versatile labels out there.