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Sam Supa - Dub Machine (Exclusive Mix)

Sam Supa (Brapdem, Grime City, Surefire) described this mix as “a true spectrum of all the Dubstep I play and what is good in music right now” and I have to agree.  Straight out the gates it’s serious with Wachs Lyrical’s “Fear VIP,” but that’s just a foreshadowing of what’s to come as it fades into deeper tunes.  Constantly through the mix Sam is taking you on a journey, in and out of darkness, showcasing various vibes in dance music.  This to me is what makes a good mix, flexing all aspects of music to produce something that cycles in and out of intensity.  I was thinking about this at the recent “Hardly Strictly Bluegrass” festival here in San Francisco where the musicians also used mellow, sparse introductions juxtaposed with more beat-heavy danceable sections to get people in the groove.  I feel like this is fundamental to well-executed dance music and this mix is a very good example.

Highlights of this for me are the intro from Wachs Lyrical, the DJG collaborations with XI and Headhunter, Eprom’s robotic glitchy track “Humanoid,” Eskmo’s bit off the Hypercolor EP (look for more from him soon on Planet Mu), Zeno’s fresh track and a Brapdem signing “Lazer Wolf 2010,” Djunya’s metallic, primal dancehall killer “Full Circle,” and Kozee’s 20,000 leagues deep tune “Sugar Loaf.”  After Kozee comes James Blake’s “Air & Lack Thereof” and this may be the best blend into the track I’ve ever heard, perfect example of going from one vibe to another seamlessly.

Featured in this mix is Skulltrane’s “This One Called Dub,” recently out on MalLabel.  They also distributed a couple free MP3s with this release, fans of the dirty sound should check these out:

Skulltrane - This One Called Dub (HD4000 Remix)

Skulltrane - Mirror Elements

Now for the audio:

Sam Supa - Dub Machine


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1. Fear VIP - Wachs Lyrical - DUBSAW
2. Synchopath - Dub Fiend - DUB
3. Better With You - DJ Madd - BOKA
4. Putney Says - DJG & XI  - forthcoming SUREFIRE SOUND
5. Dark Entity - Wachs Lyrical  - DUBSAW
6. Twilight - Distance - forthcoming CHESTPLATE
7. Justice - Jakes - forthcoming SIN CITY
8. Guitar Hero - Skream - forthcoming SIN CITY
9. Humanoid - Eprom  - DUB
10. Grit Your Teeth - Kutz  -DUB
11. Pump Action - Chimpo - forthcoming SIN CITY
12. Kamikaze - Antiserum & No Thing  - DUB
13. Dream I’m Flying - Eskmo - ANCESTOR
14. Lazer Wolf 2010 - Zeno - forthcoming BRAP DEM RECORDINGS
15. Work That Box - Jay Bird - KRAKEN
16. Torso - NTRLD & Measure D - DUB
17. This One Called Dub - Skulltrane - MALLABEL MUSIC
18. Under Mi Sensi - 6Blocc & Dread Fox - DUB
19. Friend - Natty King and RedBud (Kush Aurora Remix) - DUB
20. Dub King Killah - Earlyworm (Roommate Remix) - VOLTAGE
21. Dub Spot Riddim - Zed Bias - SIDESTEPPER RECORDINGS
22. Full Circle - Djunya - forthcoming BRAP DEM RECORDINGS
23. How To Move - Sharmaji  - DUB
24. Spacecake - DJG & Headhunter - forthcoming WHEEL & DEAL
25. Sugar Loaf - Kozee - forthcoming BADMAN PRESS
26. Air Lack Thereof - James Blake -  HEMLOCK RECORDINGS
27. Free Me - Matt-U  - SCUM RECORDINGS
28. Bad - L.D. - HYPERDUB



Grime City with Joe Nice, Bogl, Dubsworth, Sam Supa, and more

Location: Club Six (map & info)
Description: Grime City migrates over to Club Six in the Darkroom downstairs and brings allstar Joe Nice to town. Big big lineup.
Date: 2009-10-09
Tickets: Free before 10:30, $7 after.


Grime City with DZ, Enzyme, Sam Supa, and 100 Spokes

Location: Anu (map & info)
Description: DZ comes to rock the classic SF monthly Grime City. Big one!  This is also THE LAST GRIME CITY!  BE THERE!!!
Date: 2009-08-21
Tickets: No cover  :)

Grime City ft The One and JSuave

Location: Anu (map & info)
Description: Big lineup for this classic monthly. Gonna be major! JSuave with the secret ninja jams…
Date: 2009-07-17
Tickets: No cover  :)

Grime City Four Year Anniversary ft Audio Angel

Location: Anu (map&info)
Description: Four year anniversary of SF staple Grime City. Should be large!!
Date: 2009-06-19
Tickets: No cover  :)

All Out Dubstep (Sweden) vs Grime City (SF)

Location: Anu (map & info)
Description: This one gonna be large. Irk & Trickykid of the All Out Dubstep crew from Sweden vs the Grime City residents.
Date: 2009-05-15
Tickets: Free  :)

Grime City with Jon A.D. and Monkeytek

Title: Grime City with Jon A.D. and Monkeytek
Location: Anu (map & info)
Description: SF’s oldest dubstep monthly with Jon A.D. and Monkeytek visiting from Portland. Residents Sam Supa and 100 Spokes support with Ax!om MC on the mic.
Date: 2009-04-17
Tickets: No cover :)

Grime City with Jon A.D. and Monkeytek


Grime City ft HD4000

Title: Grime City ft HD4000
Location: Anu (map & info)
Description: HD4000 is coming up from Bakersfield to wreck shop, along with the grime city residents.
Date: 2009-03-20
Tickets: No cover  :)