Posts Tagged ‘dz’

Steppin into Tomorrow with SNF 011 01.25.10 on Dubstep.FM

Steppin into Tomorrow with SNFI’m deeply into this show from the 25th, so many new sounds inside it’s almost inappropriate.  New dubs from Swarms, Distal, Hypno, and more, new releases from Pangaea, Baobinga & ID, Mosca, Desto, Mizz Beats, Geiom, Sully, and Heny G among others.  I reviewed the Desto and Mizz Beats releases for the most recent issue of Big Up Magazine, you’re definitely going to want to check that out.  Extremely well done magazine for anyone who’s interested in bass music.

With this episode I’m switching the way you can subscribe to these to make it easier.  This weekly Dubstep.FM show keeps me busy enough that I don’t have time to regularly do the Dubstepped Radio episodes anymore, so I’m going to merge the feed of this with the Radio feed and you can find them both on iTunes at Dubstepped Radio.  Click here to view the new iTunes store podcast page.

This small change will make it easier to subscribe to this show on mobile devices and in iTunes generally.  With this all said, I do still have plans to do features on US/CA producers on Dubstepped Radio episodes which will be proper studio mixes with full art and whatnot, they’ll just appear in the same podcast as the Steppin into Tomorrow episodes.

Bleh, too many words, this is what you really want:


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DZ - Serenity Now (Badman Press)
Swarms - Hypnotise (unreleased)
Desto - Disappearing Reappearing Ink (Ramp)
Pangaea - Why (Hessle)
Mosca - Square One (Night Slugs)
Desto - Broken Memory (Ramp)
L-vis 1990 - United Groove (Baobinga & ID Remix) (Mad Decent)
Indigo - Levitate (Open Earz)
Youngsta & Seven - Masai Mara (Wheel & Deal)
The Wobblesauce Brigade - Moogli (unreleased)
TRG - Time is Now (Untold’s Jeep Riot Mix) (Immerse freebie)
Gatekeeper - Blip (If Symptoms Persist)
Mizz Beats - The Jester (Deep Medi)
Distal - Grape Donut (unreleased)
Heny G - Colours (3.5 Records)
Geiom and Dawntreader - Toscani (Double Science)
Hypno - Over The Top (unreleased)
LV ft Errol Bellot - Don’t Judge (Fantastic Mr Fox Remix) (2nd Drop)
Starkey - Knob Twiddler (Planet Mu)
Peverelist - Bluez (Punch Drunk)
Skream - Repercussions of a Razorblade (Swamp81)
Heny G - Soul Is Born Through Pain (3.5 Records)
Swarms - Your Words (unreleased)
Emika - Drop The Other (Scuba Remix) (NinjaTune)
EchoWanderer - Soundsystem Miracle (RogueDubs)
XI - Glass (Formant)
Sully - In Some Pattern (Keysound)
Geiom - Classic Rewinds (Double Science)
Pangaea - Sunset Yellow (Hessle)
RSD - Naked Mario Cart (Black Box)
Slaughter Mob - L’Amour (Hotflush)
Sclist - Complicated (L2S Recordings)
J-Treole - The Loot (Sully Remix) (Keysound)
Hypno - Hubble Dub (20% Refix) (unreleased)
Subreachers - Free Mind (unrelesaed)
Zombie-J - Occidental (MalLabel)
EshOne - When I’m Around (unreleased)
Guido - Beautiful Complication (Punch Drunk)
NastyNasty - No Names (free online)
Pangaea - Neurons (Hessle)
The Widdler - Lady Dub VIP (unreleased)
TMSV - Future History (unreleased)
Harry Craze - WA6 (Deep Medi)
Cluekid and LD - Don’t Wanna Cry (Bullfrog Beats)


Trust with DZ, Kozee, Sam Supa, and Konnect

Location: Vessel (map & info)
Description: Dubstep tinged with Bassline at Vessel, complete with bottle service! DZ just dropped a new album so trust this will be big.
Date: 2010-01-20
Tickets: Free before 11 with RSVP, $5 after.


Holiday Bass Presents - Eleven Free Downloads

MusicI thought I’d hand out a bunch of treats for the holidays and new year that have been coming from all over the place.  All manner of dubstep and related music here.  Along with all the tracks in this post if you click the image it will take you to the “free tunes” tag, which is every post I’ve ever made with free music associated.  Get after that!  Mad respect to all people that put out tunes for free.

These two from Knowa KnowOne of the Muti music family are a taste of what’s to come from a new EP he’s putting out on 1320 early next year.  This is a new direction in dubstep with a little faster tempo and synths that harken back to the g-funk hiphop era.  Feeling these.

Knowa KnowOne ft Sleepyhead - Killa Tune

Drake & Lil Wayne - Forever (Knowa KnowOne’s Thugstep Remix)

Next up we have more in the thugstep or hiphop remix vein from DJ Solo of the Soul Assassins crew, with first an entire pack of remixes he’s done.  This is a compilation of unmixed tunes, not all dubstep, but some serious jams inside.  Solo was kind enough to include two more mashups/remixes including MIA and the “first ever Polka-step track.”  Get on it!

DJ Solo - My MPC Is a Pipe Bomb (compilation)

Boys In The Basement (DJ SOLO RMX) - DJ SOLO x Reso x MIA

Kiss Me I’m Polish (DJ SOLO REMIX) - DJ SOLO

Along with all this thugstep I should definitely mention this recent mixtape from DJ Cable @ Rock the Dub that’s tops as far as this hiphop dubstep crossover goes.  Definitely get this one in your ears.

DJ Cable x Rock The Dub Fuck Thugstep Vol. 1

Now for some jazzy, 2steppy vibes from Cosmic Revenge in the form of an older tune that he’s put out for free.  Shuffly beats, deep basslines, and a nice sax riff make this one a big tune.

Cosmic Revenge - On The Block

Along similar lines I have to mention the Soundcloud of this cat Materielle from Urbana, Il where you can get no less than 8 tracks for free.  These highly recommended for fans of dark, minimal garage a la Burial, Kode9 and such.  I’m just going to link to his entire soundcloud, tons of free bits inside.

Materielle on Soundcloud

Now steppin in the harder direction with a free tune from Roommate and El Diablo out thanks to MalLabel.  Roommate just put out the Strong Vibes EP on MalLabel which you can grab here.  This is a five track release and MalLabel is putting out the El Diablo remix for free… freemix?

Roommate - Strong Vibes (El Diablo Remix)

Now for some futuristic sounds from Misk and Polyshufflez thanks to Big Up’s Dubs Friday series.  I don’t post most of the free tunes they put out, but am including this one to make sure people know about the quality releases that they send out every Friday.  Check these:

Big Up Dubs Friday (12/18 edition)

And the last one that I’m going to include is a bit older (all the way from the end of November oh my…) but something that I slept on.  This one, Dubsworth vs Bakir (aka the Spit Brothers) with a remix by DZ put out free thanks to Badman Press.  Scope the link with full info on all producers involved here, along with links to free Wav and MP3 downloads.

Dubsworth ft Bakir - Not the One (incl DZ Remix)

And that’s gonna do it for the free tunes for now!!!  Happy Holidays & New Year to everyone.  Look forward to the new year!!


Steppin into Tomorrow with SNF 007 12.21.09 on Dubstep.FM

Steppin into Tomorrow with SNFNew tracks this show from EshOne, Argyle, Alien Pimp, Thesis, Misk, The Widdler, Noah D, Martin Kemp, and lots more.  I’m taking a week break after this one for the holidays, back early next year on January 4.  Until then!


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Tracklist (55 tunes, 2h 8m):

Quark - Point of Seeing (Ranking)
Pinch ft Rudey Lee - Step 2 It (Soul Jazz)
Joker - Output 1-2 (Tectonic)
Rachel Bennett - Tell Me (EshOne Dub Refix) (unreleased)
Mr Lager ft Alys Be - Tell Me (Sub Freq)
Benga - Technocal (Tectonic)
Asusu - Small Hours (Project Squared)
DJG - Lichen (forthcoming Lo Dubs)
Argyle - I’d Call It Dope (unreleased)
JazzyJazzy - Loved and Lost (forthcoming Gangsta Boogie)
Alien Pimp - My Garage Is Your House (DubKraft)
KingThing - Beuno (forthcoming Fortified Audio)
Kanvas - Forget the Future (unreleased)
YLEM - Free Your Mind (unreleased)
Starkey ft Badness - Ok Luv (Planet Mu)
DJ Madd - Someone (Breakage Unspecified Remix) (Blackbox)
Hypno - Stay (unreleased)
DJG - Duality (forthcoming Pushing Red)
Yong - Test (unreleased)
Appleblim - Vansan (Gatekeeper Remix) (If Symptoms Persist)
Distal - Attempt at Yellow (unreleased)
HxdB - Prism (Mindset)
Thesis - Escolas (unreleased)
Skream - Bahl Fwd (Tectonic)
Loefah - Truly Dread (Tempa)
Cyrus - Indian Stomp (Tectonic)
The Widdler - Tibet (unreleased)
Moving Ninja - Murky (Tectonic)
EshOne - When I’m Around (unreleased)
Sukh Knight - Diesel not Petrol (Noah D Remix) (True Tiger)
Burial - U Hurt Me (Hyperdub)
Kryptic Minds - Stepping Stone (Swamp81)
Svpreme Fiend - Mover (unreleased)
Loan - Mongol in Dub Steppe (IOT)
Martin Kemp - Aztec (Blunted Robots)
Alien Pimp - Lobster She Wrote (DubKraft)
Mr. Gasparov - Ruffneck (unreleased)
Sines - Twitta Dat (L2S Recordings)
Distal - Tortelli’s Slave (unreleased)
PhoneCall - Dimentional (forthcoming Rogue Dubs)
Numan - The Way (Subdepth)
Joy Orbison - Hyph Mngo (Hotflush)
Pearson Sound - PLSN (Hessle)
Misk - Watercolor (free online)
SubReachers - Indigo (unreleased)
Numan - Virgo (Subdepth)
Digital Mystikz - Thief In Da Night (Soul Jazz)
Kode9 - Magnetic City (Soul Jazz)
Headhunter - Experience (Tempa)
Youngsta and Seven - Masai Mara (Wheel & Deal)
Hypno - Elevate (Haunted Audio)
Compound One - Perhaps the Darkness (Compound One)
Florence and the Machine - You’ve Got The Love (The XX Remix) (free online)
DZ - What You Wont Do For Love (Slit Jockey)
Kozee - Child Proof Heart (free online)


Compression with DZ, Ill-Esha, Hadji, Arson, and Peter Be

Location: 103 Harriet St (map & info)
Description: Mixed dnb & dubstep night compression style. While it says Antiserum on the flyer it\’s DZ in his place. Big one!
Date: 2009-12-11
Tickets:$10 presale.


J. Rogers Blipswitch Mixed (dub techno vs dubstep)

Blipswitch Mixed 2009J. Rogers from the Blipswitch label put together this excellent mix that takes you in and out of dub techno and dubstep, in their typical style.  Some big tunes inside cataloging the last year or so of Blipswitch releases.  The tracklist is big, with entries from DZ, DJG, J. Rogers, Kush Arora, and many more.  It clocks in at about 53 minutes with a relatively short tracklist but there some epic blends in this so the pace is good.  One for the techno lovers.  Give it a listen:

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1. Blipswitch Mixed 2009 – Part I (Full Length DJ Mix)
2. J.Rogers - Crowd Walk
3. J.Rogers & ROZANSKI - Morocco (Original Mix)
4. J.Rogers & ROZANSKI - Morocco (Kenneth Scott Hashishan Mix)
5. zar-aza - Afternoon (J.Rogers Aztec Summit Mix)
6. Dhyan Moller - Quirkey Donkey (Original Mix)
7. J.Rogers - Meditation Point (Original Mix)
8. COTK/Coalition of the Killing - You Are Everything Also (J.Rogers Everything Is Nothing Too Mix)
9. DZ - Hella (J.Rogers Stepped Tech Mix)
10. DZ - Hella (Original Mix)
11. J.Rogers & ROZANSKI - Morocco (Kush Arora Dealbreaker Mix)
12. COTK - Psychobabble (ROZANSKI Remix)
13. COTK - We Are The Glitch (DJG Remix)

Download this mix.

J. Rogers also made the tracks inside easy to purchase as a whole if you’re interested, check it out here:


Psychedelic Radio with DZ, DJ Cruz, NTRLD, Megalodon, Phleck and Napsty

Location: Club Six (map & info)
Description: Big night of bass in the Dark Room at Club Six with the original badman DZ and local support from double drop affil’d NTRLD and Megalodon.
Date: 2009-09-26
Tickets: $5 before 11, more after.


Filthy Digital - Testimonial LP (Tribute to Mike Honcho)

Out this week on Denver, CO based Filthy Digital is this Testimonial LP featuring intense dubstep cuts from ten producers.  This LP is quite special because as the name implies all the proceeds of the release go to benefit the family of former label exec Mike Honcho who recently passed.  While I never knew Mike by all accounts his presence was central to dubstep in the US and especially Colorado.

To promote this release and the label in general the new heads Dub-A-Tak and Chefugee have started a twitter promotion.  If you retweet the message “Filthy_digital presents:Testimonial LP –OUT NOW” (click here to retweet) then you’re entered in a contest to win a free copy of the LP.  It ends this Saturday so get on it!

Big tunes on this one from Rumblejunkie, Caustik, Richie August and many more.  Lovers of the filthy side of dubstep (hence the labelname) from people like Borgore, 16 bit, DZ, Chasing Shadows, and related should get after this asap.

Listen/purchase here:

Digital Tunes

The Dubstep LA Mixtape mixed by Plastician

I’ve been waiting on this one for some time, promotion has been going around between people like Adidas and Virgin Airlines.  Should be major and expose tons of people to the sound of dubstep.  The release of this fusion of hiphop and dubstep is sure to excite and frustrate depending on your musical persuasion, but isn’t that what music is all about?  There’s definitely a strong reaction to this already with over 1,000 followers on the Dubstep LA twitter.  Now I’m wondering if there’s some tour in the workings….  Download the mixtape on GetDarker & spread the word!

Can’t forget the Dub Rap mixtape featuring Bay Area microphone stylings and other people that have been on this combination tip for time.  I love that Chae Hawk & Rx made it onto the final tape with “Malt Liquor” and Plastician’s selections are generally excellent (as expected).  I do wish that he’d gone with his own remix of “Snoop Dogg Millionaire” as that’s far better in my opinion, but I’m too played out on Eastern Jam to comment.

Big respect to all involved in this from the promoters to the MCs to the original producers.  I hope this combination continues and more people fuse these two genres to create a new flavor of dubstep (dare I say hopstep or some other nonsense genre name?)

Comment on what you’re thinking!  I’ll do the same once I give it a proper listen.  I should also add that you can download the Xzibit and Murs tunes for free.

Dubstep LA


Trauma ft DZ, Kid Simple, PhilT, and Reclipse TODAY

Location: El Rincon (map & info)
Description: Kid Simple comes down from Seattle to rock the bay area.. if you’ve been listening to dubstepped radio you know this one is the real deal. With DZ this lineup is serious. This show is also 18+.

10-11 PhilT
11-12 Kid Simple
12-1 DZ
1-2 Reclipse
Date: 2009-08-13
Tickets: $5