Make a list of classic jungle tunes. Does it include Levitcus’ “The Burial”? No? Ball up that list and throw it in the trash, then. That “big, bad and heavy” line is a staple of Jumpin Jack Frost’s career thus far, so it’s dope that he gifted the lost AmenContinue Reading

Anything the legendary Grooverider releases on Prototype is, at least, preview-on-sight. Groove’s been the pulse of the jungle and drum & bass scenes for ages, and when he puts on his labelhead hat, he is picking tunes that can best be described as “future”. Controlled Opposition’s new single, “Larry” b/wContinue Reading

Did DJ Trace create techstep? It sho ’nuff feels like the game shifted when “Mutant Revisited” hit the scene, nahmean? As a producer, he was a part of No U-Turn’s seminal Torque compilation, and introduced the tramen to the arsenal of producers worldwide, as well as gifting the world withContinue Reading

Skantia Jubilant

When RAM described Skantia’s new single “Jubilant” as “a more upbeat delivery,” I was confused. I’d be clicking the play button anyways—Skantia had a stellar 2019, but his 2020 has been much more impressive, primarily due to massive releases like “Power Line” and “Bones” (a personal favorite). But “upbeat”? IContinue Reading

dillinja-hard-noize-break-remix

One thing I purposefully didn’t mention in my long-winded, nonsensical introduction to whatever this drum & bass-soundtracked slice of the internet is was Break’s recently-released, long-anticipated remix of Dillinja‘s “Hard Noize”, this time on Valve Recordings. I’m not sure why the release isn’t an official one on Test Recordings likeContinue Reading

mc-stevie-hyper-d

If there’s an official drum & bass calendar, rammed with all of the dates and anniversaries a true junglist should hold dear, the day we all remember the late drum & bass pioneer Stevie Hyper D would be one of the first added to the log. Born Stephen Austin onContinue Reading

I thought it’d be “cool” if the title of this site’s “About” page was the same catalog number as the drum & bass track in which the site was named after. That ended up not happening, but that idea has become the site’s first post. The funny thing is, untilContinue Reading