Yep, it’s been longer-than-the-average since the mix-comp world received its last Rielity check. Not without noble cause though! The hands of its mixer-in-chief have been anything but idle in the interim. The release of its third edition, two + years back, coincided with the launch of Sied’s Rielism Records imprint. The intervening months and years have all passed with one goal in mind for ‘Rielis...
Musically encapsulating the summertime is something that’s held musicians’ rapt for decades. To some an art form, to others something approaching a science even, but to Roger Shah, it’s more like a calling.
Sparking the revolution of new age, ambient electronic music that feeds the mind, body & spirit comes the new 19 song track complication album from label honcho Kenneth Bager titled ‘Music for Mindfullness’.
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.
Fresh off the back of throwing what was the highest party in the world on Mt. Everest , the legendary artist Paul Oakenfold and Insomniac’s dedicated trance brand, Dreamstate, have teamed up to release a monumental 20-track compilation, Dreamstate Volume One.
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.
Copenhagen’s Music For Dreams label has just come up with a pretty amazing concept album – a collection of personal favourites compiled by Salon Des Amateurs resident Jan Schulte aka Müller, aka Bufiman.
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.
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 ‘...