Posts Tagged ‘2562’

Steppin into Tomorrow with SNF 020 03.29.10 on Dubstep.FM


Steppin into Tomorrow with SNFTwentieth show here and it’s a big one.  Five preview tunes off the forthcoming Starkey album, fresh sounds from Cosmic Revenge, Crisp & Pressa, EshOne, Versa, Cairo, Furesshu, Kontext and more.  Definitely into this edition - and good news for you all, this episode is recorded in higher quality (V0 versus 192 for those that care).  I’ll probably start putting them out in this format.  Catch this live every Monday night @ 6pm PST on Dubstep.FM.

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Tracklist:

Marshall-Watson - Raclette (Brokefoot EP)
Kyle Hall - You Know What I Feel (Hyperdub)
Clouds - Protecting Hands (Geiom Remix) (Deep Medi)
Cardopusher - Schematic Blocks (On The Edge)
Cosmic Revenge - Haunted by the Past
Kontext - Aeromonarchs Attacks (Immerse)
Crisp & Pressa - Atom
Distal - Grape Donut (forthcoming Soul Jazz)
DJ Pastek - Magnesio vs 2562 (free online)
DJG - Duality (Pushing Red)
EshOne ft Erica Price - Tease Me
DLX ft Kemst - City of Cars (Von D Remix) (free online)
FBOM - The Lady in Ten Forward
Yong - Bleep Bloop
Versa - Revival Dub (forthcoming Filthy Digital)
Funckarma - Delibel (Eat Concrete)
Kyle Hall - Kaychunk (Hyperdub)

– Starkey - Ear Drums and Black Holes Preview (forthcoming Planet Mu) –
Starkey - Neck Snap
Starkey - Pleasure Points
Starkey ft Vortex & Leezle - Club Games
Starkey - Fourth Dimension
Starkey ft P-Money - Numb

Mensah - Pulse 80 (Hench)
Joker - Tron (forthcoming Kapsize)
Vex’d ft Jest - Disposition (Planet Mu)
ID & Skinnz - Shimmy (Double Science)
CRST - Turn Away (Bigger than Barry)
Sepalcure - Deep City Insects
Cardopusher - Its Yesterday Already (On The Edge)
Cosmic Revenge - Perfect Sunset
Scuba - Minerals (Hotflush)
Autopilot & LeyeMeyeD - Shmaled Shmaleda
Cairo - Churn
Eprom - Never (Surefire)
Addison Groove - Footcrab (Swamp81)
Vex’d ft Anneka - Heart Space (Planet Mu)
Rumblejazz - Fool For Sure
Versa ft Rowl - G’d Up (forthcoming Filthy Digital)
Scuba - Latch (Hotflush)
Simonoff - 3056 (Haunted Audio)
Ultravid - Clan of Wow (Kingdom Remix) (Silverback)
Furesshu - Millennia (free online)
Computer Jay - Maintain (Ikonika Remix) (Ramp)
Sepalcure - Love Pressure
Alex B - You and I Both Know (free online)

 

Steppin into Tomorrow with SNF 018 03.15.10 on Dubstep.FM


Steppin into Tomorrow with SNFPlenty of diversity this show, starting off with some experimental sounds, then into some reggae sounds, dub-technoey tunes, and futuristic garage sounds.  Dubwise outro to mellow it out.  New tunes this time coming from Distal, Jack Dixon, Materielle, Bok Bok, new album material from F and breakage, and more.  Get after it:

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Foals - Spanish Sahara (Mount Kimbie Remix) (free online)
Materielle - In Dreams / City Below
Breakage ft Burial - Vial (Digital Soundboy)
Jack Dixon - Seventy Six
Marshall-Watson - The Dumbest Thing I Heard a Smart Girl Say
F - Another Place (7even)
Ultravid - Clan of Wow (Kingdom Remix) (Silverback)
TOK - Good Like Gold (Bad People Riddim)
Youngsta & Seven - Masai Mara (Wheel & Deal)
Jahdan Blakkamoore - The General (Ticklah Remix) (Liondub International)
Nebulla & Soroka - Nitetime (forthcoming Filthy Digital)
Numa Crew - Gangsta Nuh Play (Erba)
The Spit Brothers - Soul Job (Bombaman Remix) (forthcoming Dubs Alive)
Mode - On & On (Dark Circles)
Idlemode - Please
Scuba - Negative (Naked Lunch)
Breakage - Open Up (Digital Soundboy)
Mr. Gasparov - Singularity
Pangaea - Neurons (Hessle)
Bridge - OneThork (NE UK)
Furesshu - 1993 (Project Squared)
Subreachers - Free Mind
2562 - Flashback (Tectonic)
James Blake - The Bells Sketch (Hessle)
Distal - Space Graffiti
Martyn - All I Have is Memories (Apple Pips)
F - 0907 (7even)
The Widdler - Lady Dub VIP
Distal & Mite - Forgotten Formula
Rumblejazz - Fool for Sure
Jus Wan - Dreamin (forthcoming Tube10)
Eprom - Never (Surefire)
Jack Sparrow - Terminal (Tectonic)
Bok Bok - Citizens Dub (Blunted Robots)
Luthor - Waterfall (Haunted Audio)
Fantastic Mr Fox - Brickabrac (Black Acre)
Funckarma - Moor (Eat Concrete)
Djunya - Bura (Full Melt)
Jus Wan - Stand Dub
Echo Wanderer - Gham Dub (Full Melt)
Badawi - El Topo (The Index)
Bonobo - Eyesdown (Ninja Tune)
Unknown - On & On (Hotbiz)
Selector Moldy - Pegasus Dub (Heavy Pressure)
Sepalcure - Love Pressure
Hubert Daviz - Organic Soul

 

Surefire 11 with 2562, Jus Wan, and Jon Holliday


Location: The Triple Crown (map & info)
Description: Surefire comes correct again with 2562 straight from the Hague to bring his blend of Dubstep, Techno, Funky, and wonderfulness. Big local support from Jus Wan and Jon Holliday.
Date: 2010-02-20
Tickets: $7 before 11, $10 after.

 

Steppin into Tomorrow with SNF 008 01.04.10 on Dubstep.FM


Steppin into Tomorrow with SNFFirst show of 2010!  New tunes inside from XI, Cosmic Revenge, Distal, Mite, Pledge, Zeno, Versa, and tons more.  Start off your new year basswise.  There’s also a few free tunes inside with links so check that out.  More posts including some new developments with this blog soon come.

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Tracklist:

Cosmic Revenge - Hurricane Blues (unreleased)
DJG - We Don’t Go Home (unreleased)
Gatekeeper - Which Way (M4)
F and Headhunter - Dedale (Transistor)
Roxy vs El B - 2 Bad (Ghost)
XI - Glass (forthcoming Formant)
Joker - Snake Eater (Soul Motive)
Sukh Knight - Diesel Not Petrol (Noah D Remix) (True Tiger)
Mite - Game By Da Minute (unreleased)
Youngsta and Seven - Masai Mara (Wheel & Deal)
Starkey - Multidial (Planet Mu)
Zombie J - Zombie Blob VIP (unreleased)
Zomby - Digital Fauna (Brainmath)
Martin Kemp - Aztec (Blunted Robot)
Mite - Chocolate Circuit (forthcoming Embassy)
Distal - Attempt at Yellow (forthcoming Embassy)
Rumblejunkie vs The Widdler - Misfit Jazz (unreleased)
Rachel Bennett - Tell Me (EshOne Dub Refix) (unreleased)
Numan - Warp Acid (Subdepth)
Silkie - Concrete Jungle (Deep Medi)
Yong - Test (unreleased)
Distal and Mite - Forgotten Formula (forthcoming)
Scuba - Speak (Naked Lunch)
Twisted - Changes (Red Volume)
TRG - Time is Now (Untolds Jeep Riot Mix) (thx to Immerse)
Satori and Channel 2 - Y’all Ready (Positive Thought)
Relocate - Dot Dot Dash (Buraka Som Sistema Remix) (Iberian)
Nickodemus - 2 Sips and Magic (Kush Arora Remix) (free online)
Skream and Cluekid - Sandsnake (Goth Trad Remix) (Disfigured Dubs)
Zeno - Lazer Wolf VIP 2012 (forthcoming Brap Dem)
Distinction - Fly Eyes (Argon)
Taz Buckfaster - 20 Red (Rwina)
DJ Zinc - Killa Sound (Skreamix) (Bingo Bass)
Distal - Off With His Head (unreleased)
Brackles - LHC (Planet Mu)
XI - Light FM (forthcoming Formant)
DJ Madd - In The Lounge (free online)
EshOne - Float (unreleased)
Cosmic Revenge - Aurora (unreleased)
Vivek - Meditation Rock (Deep Medi)
Misk - Watercolor (free online)
Mala - Changes (Deep Medi)
DJ Madd - Why (Tube10)
Versa - Killah (forthcoming Filthy Digital)
Headhunter - Sex At The Prom (Tempa)
Marcus Visionary ft Noble Society - Mama So Divine (Sub Soca Remix) (Liondub International)
Untold - Palamino (Hemlock)
2562 - Lost (Tectonic)
Distal - Funk Poverty (forthcoming Rogue Dubs)
Pinch - Get Up (Guido Remix) (Tectonic)
Planas - Agbekor (Ranking)
Rustie - Throw Some D’s (Click Clack) (Dress 2 Sweat)
Pledge - Untitled (free online)
Quark - Point of Seeing (Ranking)
ST Files - Tek No Dub (Revolver)
LD - Peace In Our Culture (Dub Police)
Burial - Archangel (Zeno Bootleg) (free online)
Reso - Hyperglide (Civil Music)

 

Selande - Faust bw Spades on Blipswitch Digital


Selande brings two flavors of dubwise dance music on this release: dub techno and dubstep.  The a-side “Faust” is a deep dub techno tune that would ride comfortably in a mix between Rhythm & Sound and Maurizio or some of Shackleton’s new productions on Perlon.  It’s done very well and is proper dub techno without falling into the trap of being overly repetitive.

“Spades” on the b-side takes it in the dubstep direction but keeps some of the dub techno elements which leads to a damn nice production.  Upbeat clicks and keep the tempo up over an off-kilter bass beat that you wont hear properly, or maybe even at all, unless you’ve got a subwoofer.  Serious sublow music.  This one strongly recommended for those that enjoy F, Headhunter, Scuba, Sigha, or 2562.

Selande - Faust

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This one out now on Blipswitch @ digital-tunes, soon elsewhere:

Digital Tunes

Juno

 

Steppin into Tomorrow with SNF 002 11.9.09 on Dubstep.FM


Second radio show is madness!  Inside: new DJG, Cosmic Revenge, Sines, Untold, Eskmo, Kryptic Minds, Clouds, Heny G, and many many more.  Big thanks to Zapruderpedro on lending me a mic on this one, once I have my own the levels should be better in the future.  This one more on the deep side and showcasing some garage/2step influenced tunes.  Big thanks to Tminus on the tip on some tracks, and to tons of producers and labels for sending me tracks for this show.  If you want to submit anything it’s snf @ dubstepped dot net by email or snfdubstepped on aim.  Enjoy!

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Tracklist (2h 20m, 58 tracks):

Cosmic Revenge - Baroness (unreleased)
Littlefoot and Erra - Grave Rave (free online)
DJG & XI - Putney Says (forthcoming Surefire)
Djunya - Full Circle (forthcoming Brap Dem!)
Demon and Versa - Drifter (forthcoming Filthy Digital)
Eskmo - Let Them Sing (Planet Mu)
Gucci Vump - Sha! Shtil! (L-Vis 1990 VIP Remix) (free online)
Untold - No One Likes a Smart-Arse (Hemlock)
Sines - I Can Try (unreleased)
Fused Forces - Big Foot (Substance Abuse)
Dread Foxx - Werewolf (Outlaw Producer Remix) (unreleased)
Jus Wan - Azure (forthcoming Pushing Red)
Deadboy - U Cheated (Well Rounded)
HxdB - Prism (Mindset)
VVV - Linder Years (unreleased)
Martyn - Mega Drive Generation (Hyperdub)
Sines - Memory Walk (unreleased)
Deadboy - Heartbreaker (Well Rounded)
2562 - Flashback (Tectonic)
Instra:mental - Forbidden (Apple Pips)
Jahdan Blakkamoore - What U Know About This (Gold Dust)
Shortstuff - Relapse (Formant)
Jose James - Blackmagic (Joy Orbison’s Recreation) (Brownswood UK)
Clouds - Era of Black Holes pt 2 (Channel Zero)
Heny G - Arena 1 (Gangsta Boogie)
Rx - Justyanutz (unreleased)
Cosmic Revenge - Late Nights (Kursed)
Kryptic Minds - Wondering Why (Osiris)
Indigo - Fading (Mindset)
Hyetal - Gold or Soul (Soul Motive)
FBOM - Like You Did For Me (unreleased)
Yong - Breathe (unreleased)
DJG - Duality (forthcoming Pushing Red)
Von D - Nouvelle Histoire (forthcoming Argon)
AC23 - Love Her (Formant)
SP:MC and Joker D - Bad Dreams (Tempa)
Distal - Attempt at Yellow (unreleased)
Ruckspin and Fez - All Night (Ranking)
Cosmic Revenge - Street Bass (unreleased)
Benny Ill and Gold Spot Productions - dB Step (GetDarker)
LD - The King of Kong (Dub Police)
Eskmo - From The Standpoint (Planet Mu)
Untold - Never Went Away (Hemlock)
Sully - Jackman’s Rec (Frijsfo)
Tribal - 4000 Feet Under (unreleased)
Selande - Spades (forthcoming Blipswitch)
Data and Cell - Doors of Perception (Tempa)
16 Bit - ADSL (Southside Dubstars)
Wedge & Shadz - Running Away (Guido Remix) (If Symptoms Persist)
RSD - Green Hill (Punch Drunk)
LV ft Errol Bellot - Dont Judge (Fantastic Mr. Fox Remix) (2nd drop)
Outlaw Producer - Left Hand Side (unreleased)
XxXy - Science Fiction (Formant)
Planas - Kutumba (Ranking)
Moderat - Rusty Nails (T++ Remix) (50 Weapons)
Puppy Kicker - The Smooth Over (Rogue Dubs)
Data - Leaves (Tempa)
Darkstar - Aidys Girl’s a Computer (Hyperdub)

 

Steppin into Tomorrow with SNF - First Episode!


I did my first show Monday on Dubstep.FM and it went off!  I had so much fun, massive respect to all listeners both in the chatroom and silent.  Posting this here with a tracklist like I’ll do for all these shows, and I’ve set up a podcast-style feed on the site just for these Dubstep.FM broadcasts.  To subscribe in iTunes go to Advanced, Subscribe to Podcast… and enter this URL:

/index.php/category/steppin/feed/

This will of course work in other readers besides iTunes also.  I should also say that I’ve got loads of new material for dubstepped, so expect a flurry of posts soon come!!!

I should also say that the mic I have at the moment is complete crap so please excuse any inappropriate mic noises  :)  I’ve got a new one on the way currently so this should be solved in the future.

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Check the tracklist (59 tunes, 2 hours):

Distal - Attempt at Yellow (unreleased)
Djunya - Full Circle (forthcoming Brap Dem!)
Jus Wan - Azure (forthcoming Pushing Red)
Brackles - Rawkus (Planet Mu)
2562 - Narita (Tectonic)
Shortstuff - Relapse (Formant)
ID - Nine Tree Hill (Mata Syn)
Hyetal - Gold or Soul (Soul Motive)
Kromestar - Skaredem (Dubstar)
Ital Tek - Chemical Temple (Atom River)
Outlaw Producer - Time Chamber (unreleased)
Phaeleh - Lounge (Surface Tension)
Blackheart - Jupiter (Brap Dem)
Deleted Scenes - Terminate (Deleted Scenes)
El Diablo - Rollin With My Crew (MalLabel)
Joker vs Seal Paul - So Fine Remix (whitelabel)
L.V. ft Errol Bellot - Don’t Judge (Fantastic Mr. Fox Remix) (2nd Drop)
Mungo’s Hi Fi - International Roots (LD remix) (Dub Police)
Silkie - Step Aside (Cloqworq)
Matt U - Jump (Wheel & Deal)
Kid Simple - Fresh Like (forthcoming Double Drop)
Shortstuff - Progression (Formant)
Ikonika - We Could Be Ikons ft Eero Johannes (Planet Mu)
Dusk - Focus (Soul Jazz)
Moderat - A New Error (Headhunter’s Answer Remix)
DJ Madd - I know Its You (Black Box)
Deleted Scenes - Stutter (Deleted Scenes)
Wedge & Shadz - Running Away (Guido Remix) (If Symptoms Persist)
BD1982 - Space Boots (Slugabed Remix) (Seclusiasis)
Playdoe - Freeze Step (Starkey Remix) (Rwina)
Major Lazer - Hold the Line (Numan’s Zapper Remix) (bootleg)
LD - The King of Kong (Dub Police)
Marcus Visionary - St. Vincent (Liondub International)
Planas - Agbekor (Ranking)
Relocate - Dot Dot Dash (Buraka Som Sistema Remix) (Iberian)
Randomer - Scapegoat (Med School)
Distal - Serengeti (unreleased)
Blackheart - Dazed (unreleased)
Kromestar - Technique (Dubstar)
Zeno - Lazer Wolf 2010 (Brap Dem)
Kryptic Minds - 768  (Tectonic)
F & Headhunter - Dedale (Transistor)
Simian Mobile Disco - Cruel Intentions (Joker Remix) (bootleg)
Untold - You Didn’t Win the Holiday (Soul Jazz)
Zeno - Clish (unreleased)
Vaski - Get Down (Rottun)
Dubsworth - Roll On (forthcoming Brap Dem)
Cardopusher - Youthman Dread (Tigerbeat6)
Cluekid & LD - Don’t Wanna Cry (Bullfrog Beats)
Dread Foxx & BMC - Dready or Not (unreleased)
Outlaw Producer - Left Hand Side (unreleased)
Sully - Shanks (LD Remix)
Scuba - Reverse (Hotflush)
Autopilot - She Says (Uncle Smutfist Remix) (free online)
Sigha & Spherix - Separation (Immerse)
FBOM - Vordai (unreleased)
Luthor - Some Place (Haunted Audio)
Distal - Speed of Right (unreleased)
Marcus Visionary ft Liondub & Johnny Osbourne - Coffee or Tea (Liondub International)

 

Dubstepped Radio 005 featuring Distal


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Oh gosh!  This episode is off all chains and hooks.  Introducing here Atlanta producer DISTAL with a boatload of unreleased tunes and the standard complement of fresh releases and unreleased tracks.

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Tracklist:

01 - FaltyDL - Must Sustain (Planet Mu)
02 - VVV - Linder Years (unreleased)
03 - Nate Mars - Higher to the Bass (forthcoming ‘Concentric Circles’)

– Distal Feature (all unreleased) –
04 - Distal - Attempt at Yellow
05 - Distal - Post-Soul Persona
06 - Distal - Heaven’s Blowback
07 - Distal - Serengeti
08 - Distal - Speed of Right
09 - Distal - Gun Confetti

10 - Vaski - Get Down (Rottun)
11 - NTRLD & Thurgood - Ghetto Fabulous (unreleased)
12 - Kid Simple - Fresh Like (forthcoming Double Drop)
13 - Dev79 - In Ya Face (Pharoah & Peach Remix) (Seclusiasis)
14 - EZ$ - Iron Breath (Get Money)
15 - Playdoe - Freeze Step (Starkey Remix) (Rwina)
16 - Sainttex - So Many Bits (unreleased)
17 - Zeno - Reboot Funk (unreleased)
18 - Jaybird - Work Dat Box (Kraken)
19 - Marcus Visionary - St. Vincent (forthcoming Liondub International)
20 - Noah D & Roommate - Street Sound (Thought)
21 - Jahdan Blakkamoore - Get Hustlin (Gold Dust)
22 - Heavy Heights ft Gina - Want and See (Intager Dubhouse Remix) (unreleased)
23 - Marcus Visionary ft Liondub & Johnny Osbourne - Coffee or Tea (forthcoming Liondub International)

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Introducing: Distal

I first heard Distal tunes a bit ago on the Sub.Traction radio show on Dubstep.FM and when I finally got around to checking out his tracks I immediately contacted him.  The production quality on all the songs is really high, from sound design to mixing to rhythm and diversity.  Detailed in the interview below he has extensive musical experience so in retrospect this makes sense but you can hear it even when you listen to the tracks for the first time.

If you want to learn more about Distal check out this mini interview:

snf: First off, where are you based now and what’s going down that people should know about?

Distal:

Atlanta, Ga.

Atlanta Dubstep was formed 1st quarter of 2009, and has consistently been doing big things for the city. We have a monthly even called “Sub.Traction” at El Bar , and for the ‘recession proof’ price of 200 pennies you can catch local dubstep acts. The best part of Atlanta Dubstep is that we run in a very large group, so we are able to cater to everyone’s tastes whether it be more house influenced stuff or tear out wobble. We also host a bigger one off night once a month at various venues featuring international and domestic talent. We’ve had 2562, Appleblim, Ramadanman, and Noah D through so far; all have done exceedingly well. Atlanta is starting to make a ruckus!

Be on the lookout for Embassy Recordings, a forthcoming Atlanta based label run by myself, and partner Mite (www.myspace.com/mightystep). Our main goal is to build a bridge between slow Southern Crunk , the plastic-like drums and lush synths of Techno, and also the twisted bass of early Jungle and Drum & Bass. We just got a distribution deal with ST Holdings, and our first release should be out shortly.

Lastly I’m involved with a smaller promotion group ‘Heat Promotions’ run by Matt “Inferno” Heat’s goal is to bring up and coming international minimal and techno artists to Atlanta.

S: Tell me a little about yourself, how did you get into production & music in general?

D: I started dj’ing about 10 years ago when I was 16 under the alias ‘Proximal’ At the time I was playing Hardcore / Freeform. It was a very niche market, so I actually had a lot of opportunities stateside, and in Canada to do my thing. That’s where I picked up the etiquette of the beast. Later on in my dj’ing career I started getting into breakcore and the creative possibilities that came with breaking the formula. I began to mash everything I enjoyed (acid techno, jungle, rap, bmore, old country) into one set, and my mixtapes became a novelty act on the Internet.

I also spent a good deal of my time in college studying music theory and classical piano with other musicians. I studied the science of music, and its effects on sensation and perception. My senior research inolved the study of synesthesia or ‘the confusing of the senses’; specifically how pitch / timbre effected your visual perceptions of the world.

I first heard dubstep back in 2005 while shopping for breakcore; sites selling breakcore always carried an eclectic supply as long as it was quality. And more eclectic labels like Planet Mu started to put out dubstep. I began to notice. I bought Darqwan – Stargate 92 on vinyl in 2006, and I fell in love.

It’s cliché I know, but its true 140bpm was the perfect median to experiment and keep the audience. The sound is so ambiguous you can go in so many directions.

Something clicked like it never had before. I looked at all the ammo I had collected throughout the years, the theory I had learned, the science I had learned, and realized how expansive the canvas now was at 140bpm. I opened my laptop, got serious, and haven’t looked back since.

Distal

S: There are elements from all sorts of music in your songs.. hiphop, Berlin techno, reggae, 8-bit nintendo riddims, maybe even indie pop..what are your musical roots?

D: I’ve been influenced by a wide array of sounds throughout my life. I love good melodies and grooves no matter what they are. Last ride in my car I remember hearing Tammy Wynette, Project Pat, Fugazi, David Pajo, and 808 state. Being able to appreciate and understand other and all works for what they are helps you grow as an artist, and along the way you’ll notice it leak into your output. Now the challenge is ‘how do I use what I love and turn it into what I am doing’? Computers and software definitely make the process an easier one.

But I must say I have a soft spot for early acid techno and breakbeat hardcore. It doesn’t get much better than 4Hero, Mr. Fingers or sleezy D (anything off Trax records) from the late 80’s. Hearing dance music that early on always brings a smile to my face. That analog sound has so much warmth and depth to it, it’s like looking at an old photo. Plus you have to admire those guys making it back then, they were doing something big, and they didn’t have it as easy on any front (communication, process, tools, digital distro etc.). They are the real explorers.

S: You tend to produce both more aggressive tunes and deeper ones, do you find it hard to go back and forth between the vibes? This is something that happens often in good DJ sets, mixing all vibes of music, but what’s it like from the production perspective?

D: It all depends on my mood really. I think I’ve found the aesthetic I want to get down for ‘Distal’. I want people to know it’s a Distal tune regardless of the style its in. We’re humans, our emotions and actions change constantly, but it’s always US at the controls, the same applies with the creation of sound.

But I definitely have a sound I’m leaning towards at the moment. Some people are calling it ‘future garage’ some people are calling it ‘future step’. The sound is characterized mainly by its slightly syncopated rhythm, and influence from garage, house and soul music. I know it’s just human to want to categorize things like were on the Galapagos, but at the end of the day it’s all just good mid-tempo bass music.

S: What producers are on your radar that people should know about? What future things are coming from you?

D: Right now I’m ALWAYS happy to hear a new Untold tune. When Hessle Audio released ‘Kingdom’ last year it changed the way I think about music. It challenged me. I love it when a producer successfully challenges the dance floor. Secondly MAYHEM, another ATL homie is just cranking out excellence. He’s making more crunk-influenced stuff. Guaranteed a rewind. His engineering skills are air tight, check out “4th of July Jam” on my latest mix !Embassy Recordings

Anything off of Apple Pips is also going to be a treat. Those guys know how to do things proper! Their quality control bar is set so high! I’m also feeling a lot of stuff from ‘Shortstuff’ his release on Formant Recordings was huge, every time I play ‘Relapse’ people run to the laptop to see what’s going on. I’m also big on DJG right now, his tunes have so much tension behind them; it’s like a good thriller film. Joy Orbison… enough said. Lastly SINES from Texas … he sent me this new bit the other day ‘gravity’ wow so funky and smooth. Def. check him out. So many others I can list right now I could do this all day.

Be on the lookout for a few of my plates to be released on Embassy Recordings by 1st quarter 2010. I also am working deals out at the moment to sort out a good portion of my catalog with a few big labels. Wish I could say who, but I can’t at the moment !

 

Distal - Fall 2009 Promo Mix


Atlanta dubstep producer Distal comes with the deep, techy (and some funky!) vibes in this promo mix.  You can see him pictured to the right in a classic diving suit as he treks to the bottom of the ocean to retrieve some sunken basslines.  Second half of the mix brings the wobbly sound-a-music, so batton down the hatches during the first bit.  Nothing but quality productions on his soundcloud, make sure you visit that.  Feelin this mix, I’ve been putting up a lot of mixes lately but there’s too much freshness!!  Some release previews coming soon…

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Tracklist:

01. DistaL - Attempt at Yellow
02. Devious - Smoldering
03. DistaL - Speed of Right
04. 2562 - Third Wave
05. Untold - Just For You (Roska RMX)
06. DistaL - Serengeti
07. Mite - Chocolate Circuit
08. Skream - Oskillatah (Mite BOOTLEG)
09. DistaL - Glenwood Corral
10. DistaL - Gun Confetti
11. Claw - Unamused
12. Mayhem - Fourth Of July Jam
13. DistaL - Zeus de Trop
14. GunJack - No Pain
15. DistaL & Konplex - Hot Coffee

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Mellow Mixes for Sunday


A pair of mixes today from KidLogic from LA and J. Rogers of Blipswitch here in SF.  Both are on the deeper side of things and are perfect for chilling out on a Sunday.  Been rinsing them pretty heavily myself, just getting around to posting them up now.

KidLogic - Mix for Sundays

First up is KidLogic’s “Mix for Sundays” which is an adventure through styles from dubstep to funky and the wonderful ground in between.  Big tunes in the mix and the blending is excellent.  Check out his virb player for recent productions, highly recommended.  This mix is exclusive to dubstepped thanks to KL, respect.  Check out his shows on dubstep.fm if you’re enjoying this one, he’s usually on the Supernormous Sessions.

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Tracklist:

1. Feel So Good - SplatterSloth
2. Futurist - Instra:mental
3. Traumatic Times - LD
4. Linc - Overcast Radio
5. Yellowtail - Geeneus
6. Black Sun - Kode9
7. Rut - Joe
8. Plumes - Kontext (Relocate Remix)
9. Circling - Appleblim & Perverlist
10. Runes - Indigo
11. Brown - Scuba
12. Four Three Three - Marcus Intalex
13. Knowledge - Search & Destroy (Untold Remix)
14. Woodblock - LD
15. Stung - Kode9
16. Trapdoor - Headhunter & Luke Envoy
17. Traveling - Kutz
18. Left Leg Out - Mala
19. Anaconda - Untold
20. Congo - Geeneus
21. 2 Bad - Kode9 & LD
22. Favela - Harry Craze & Silkie

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J. Rogers - Live at Underground SF 4/24

Second is a mix from J. Rogers which is also a fusion of styles, this time dubstep and dubby techno or dub-tek.  This was a live set from the recent session with DJG and J. Rogers at Underground SF on 4/24.  If you’re enjoying this vibe be sure to head to Trauma on the 11th where they meet up again.

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Tracklist:

1. Ripperton – Nobody Loves the Darkness
2. COTK & Eutactic – Aww Naw
3. Pheek – Aye Aya Ashawa (Mathias Kaden Remix)
4. Cherry – Conona
5. Untold – Dante
6. Joe – Rut
7. Boogie Drama – Magnetic Shore
8. Marc Houle – Selection
9. Headhunter – Birks Range
10. Kenneth Graham – Salvation
11. COTK – We Are the Glitch (DJG Remix)
12. Headhunter – Prototype
13. Martyn – Elden St.
14. Scuba – Tense
15. E-Contact – Frozen Girls
16. Kontext – Plumes (Relocate Mix)
17. Tobias – Go
18. Ramadanman – Humber
19. Detroit Grand Pubahs – Sandwiches
20. Untold – Discipline
21. 2562 – Kontrol
22. Hobo – Midnight
23. Shed – Masque (A Made Up Refix)
24. DZ – Hella (J.Rogers Stepped Tech Mix)
25. Dubsworth – Funny Walkin
26. George Delkos – Deftoner (D.Mag Remix)
27. El Farouki – Octa
28. Snoop Dogg – Snoop World
29. Snoop Dogg – Woof!
30. F – The Untitled Dub

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